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UPCOMING

Jul 10 - Jul 13

John Deere Classic

TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL

Purse: $4,700,000

Previous Winner: Jordan Spieth

27 min ago | Newark Advocate

17-year-old builds lead to 3 strokes at Ohio Am

The Mariemont senior-to-be is striving to become the second-youngest winner in the 108 years of the Ohio Amateur.

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Related Topix: Arnold Palmer, Golfers

2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Azinger: Swing changes making Woods worse

Azinger said Thursday on a conference call for ESPN that Woods has made major changes to his swing in a quest to improve.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Ryder Cup

3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Uehara's 68 leads Women's British Open; Wie has 75

Ayako Uehara of Japan felt confident with the putter and played in the best weather Royal Birkdale has to offer.

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Related Topix: Michelle Wie, Golfers, Cristie Kerr, Stacy Lewis, Morgan Pressel, Amy Yang

6 hrs ago | Canada.com

Rory McIlroy shoots 7-under 64, leads Scottish Open midway through first round

Rory McIlroy rolled in six birdies in seven holes around the turn to shoot a 7-under 64 and take a one-stroke lead midway through a low-scoring first round of the Scottish Open on Thursday.

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Related Topix: PGA Golf, More Sports

10 hrs ago | BBC News

Two men treated after tenement blaze

Two men have been treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after fire broke out at a flat in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golfers

14 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

TWO big name European golfers are set to play at Rockliffe Hall in Hurworth next month.

Sam Torrance and Costantino Rocca have confirmed their intention to play in the European Senior Tour English Senior Open being held at Rockliffe on August 22-24, with a pro-am tournament being held on the Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sam Torrance, Golfers, Steen Tinning, Paul Wesselingh

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bradenton.com

Golf | Tampa's David Branshaw erases four-shot deficit with back-nine ...

Consequently, Branshaw turned a four-shot deficit on the turn into a two-shot victory in Wednesday's final round of the West Florida Golf Tour's Summer Series event at Waterlefe Golf & River Club.

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Related Topix: David Branshaw, Golfers

The Washington Post

Langer favored heading into Senior Open

The 56-year-old has three victories this season and won the most recent event, the Senior Players Championship.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Golfers, Jay Haas, Jeff Sluman, Kenny Perry, Sports

Graham Leader

Spieth returns to site of PGA Tour breakthrough

Jordan Spieth's remarkable rise through the PGA rankings began with a spectacular bunker save at last year's John Deere Classic.

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Related Topix: More Sports, U.S. Open, John Deere Classic, British Open, PGA Golf, Zach Johnson, Golfers, Steve Stricker

WRIC-TV Richmond

Golfer Wie goes for encore at Royal Birkdale

As much as Michelle Wie prefers to look forward, this is one week when it's tempting to get caught up in the past.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Michelle Wie, Golfers, Kraft Nabisco Championship, LPGA Golf, Stacy Lewis

Bellingham Herald

Mickelson seeks links prep at Scottish Open

So perhaps it's no surprise that trend has lured many top players to the northern tip of Scotland, not just for a tilt at the $850,000 top prize but also for some practice of the type of shots that will be required at the year's third major at Hoylake.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Darren Clarke, Golfers, Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald, Justin Rose

National Public Radio

A Golf Prodigy Grows Up, And Goes All The Way To The Top

As an adult, she might just be the best female golfer in the world. American golfer Michelle Wie was a child prodigy.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Michelle Wie, Golfers

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Does Tiger Woods care about golf like he once did? Hank Haney thinks...

Woods will play in the British Open next week, his first major since returning from a back injury that caused him to miss the Masters and U.S. Open.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, British Open, U.S. Open

The Age

Jarrod Lyle ready for US golf return

LOS ANGELES Two-time cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle says it will be a dream if his comeback to tour golf in America provides inspiration for others.

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Related Topix: Jarrod Lyle, Golfers

Globe and Mail

Ryo Ishikawa gets British Open spot after Steve Stricker pulls out

World number 19 Steve Stricker will miss next week's British Open at Hoylake after deciding not to take up his exemption, organizers said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Ryo Ishikawa, Steve Stricker

The Washington Post

Woods' Ryder Cup chances depend on 3 tournaments

Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson says that Tiger Woods will be on the U.S. team if he's healthy and playing well.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Tom Watson, Stacy Lewis, Lorena Ochoa

The News Tribune

Golf Tidbits: Will Cabrera make the Hall of Fame?

The World Golf Hall of Fame updated their qualification criteria earlier this year, and one player caught in the crosshairs of those changes is Angel Cabrera.

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Angel Cabrera, Golfers, Matt Kuchar, Roberto De Vicenzo, Hale Irwin

Merced Sun-Star

Golf Glance

Last year: Stacy Lewis won at St. Andrews, birdieing the final two holes for a two-stroke victory.

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Related Topix: More Sports, Stacy Lewis, Golfers, Inbee Park, LPGA Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Michelle Wie

Myrtle Beach Online

Golf Channel series hits Myrtle Beach

The Golf Channel's series latest chapter was filmed at several courses in Myrtle Beach last month.

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Related Topix: Davis Love III, Golfers, Jack Nicklaus, Entertainment

Business Journal

Greg Norman, private equity firm buy stake in Troon Golf

Private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. and a golf company headed by Greg Norman are buying a stake in Scottsdale-based Troon Golf LLC. The Scottsdale company develops and manages upscale golf courses including ones at The Phoenician, Westin Kierland and The Boulders resorts.

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Related Topix: Greg Norman, Golfers

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