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7 hrs ago | CBS Sports

Some odds around potential US Ryder Cup team

With just a two weeks left for golfers to automatically qualify here's how I would sort things out for the 12 spots on the US' 2014 Ryder Cup team Reminder: one point is awarded for every $1,000 earned at a tournament and two points for every $1,000 at a major.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Sand Trap

Phil Mickelson says he might not deserve Ryder Cup pick

I have no affinity for Reed one way or the other, but if he finishes in the top 12 of a team points race that takes 12 players then to me he has a valid reason to be there.

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The London Free Press

Chip Shots: Some see allure of playing Canadian Open

Jim Furyk during the third round of the RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal Golf Club, Ile-Bizard, Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Pacific Daily News

How you can make more three-foot putts

Is your putting so good that when you get the ball to three feet, or less, from the hole your friends tell you to pick it up? I can honestly say that my friends make me putt the ones between two feet and three feet! Certainly these are missable putts, but looking at the statistics of the professional golfers on the PGA Tour, I see 10 players that ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

Do poker players earn more than David Beckham and Roger Federer?

Golden balls David Beckham, golfer Phil Mickelson and Roger Federer all earn less than poker star Daniel Negreanu who has earned over A 4million so far in 2014 With talented poker professionals winning millions of pounds at the poker table, we have to stop and wonder how their pay stacks up to some of the world's best athletes.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Guest column: Ode to a Ponte Vedra Beach golf legend

This Lefty has won multiple majors. And he has numerous Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup victories, not to mention a short game second to none.

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Globe and Mail

Pendrith shows no signs of nerves as second round begins at RBC Canadian Open

Canadian amateur Taylor Pendrith, from Richmond Hill, Ont., tees off on his first hole at the tenth tee during second round play at the Canadian Open golf championship Friday, July 25, 2014 at Royal Montreal golf club in Montreal.

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The Sand Trap

Tiger will have to earn his way onto Ryder Cup team says Captain Tom Watson

His cup experience is that of a loser. Similarly, his individual record is the same.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cleveland.com

Firestone Country Club's emerald fairways are winners during PGA's Bridgestone Invitational (video and galleries)

Every year, when Larry Napora sees Firestone Country Club's emerald fairways gleaming on national television during the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, he feels like a proud papa.

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StarNewsOnline.com

'The Squeeze' putts closer to release date

Described as a "caper-golf" film, "The Squeeze," which shot in Wilmington last fall, will be released sometime next spring, according to a release this week.

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Rediff.com

Who is the financially most valuable athlete?

The list is topped by American boxer Floyd Mayweather and includes golfer Tiger Woods and tennis stars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

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Marin Independent Journal

Golf: Ryder Cup selections are down to crunch time

The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not on the team.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

Executive Sports Co: Rory McIlroy Is Golf's Leading Man With British Open Win

Golf, along with its corporate backers and broadcast partners, has been searching for someone to emerge as a star that can carry the sport forward after nearly two decades of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson dominating almost every storyline on and off the course.

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BleacherReport

Tiger Woods' Tipping: Examining Rick Reilly's Assessment of Golfer's Habits

Canadian Open. It's hard to blame someone still shaking off the rust after back surgery - not to mention a disappointing 69th-place finish at The Open Championship last week.

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Golfweek

1Rude: McIlroy showing shades of both Woods, Mickelson

Justin Rose will enter this week's Open Championship at Royal Liverpool as the No.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

Phil Mickelson of the US watches his shot from the 1st tee during the final round of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014.

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The Sand Trap

Phil Mickelson says he might not deserve Ryder Cup pick

Mickelson has earned his way onto every team competition since '95. This year hasn't been so great and he's only got two chances left, PGA and Firestone, to earn enough points.

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Golf.com

Five things I learned at the British Open about Rory McIlroy, Tiger...

The key for Rory going forward is to keep his good as good as it is and see how close he can get his 'bad' game to his good game, says Peter Kostis.

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Golf.com

British Open final-round ratings slide to lowest level in ESPN's tenure

Rory McIlroy might still be on a high from handily claiming the Claret Jug last weekend, but ESPN's ratings sure aren't.

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Forbes.com

Memo To Sports TV Producers: Less 'Story,' More Sports

During the Open Championship, my TV subscription provided a mix of channels for the event, including the regular ABC telecast and an "international view" .

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