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Jul 24 - Jul 27

RBC Canadian Open

The Royal Montreal Golf Club, LLe Bizard, Canada

Purse: $5,700,000

Previous Winner: Brandt Snedeker

56 min ago | Rock Hill Herald

Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round

Langer, who threw away a two-stroke lead on the final hole at Royal Birkdale last year and then was beaten for the title in a playoff, was out in a best-of-the-day 31. He birdied the third, fourth, sixth and eighth holes, and went 5 under when he birdied the long 13th.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Bernhard Langer, Bob Tway, Mark Wiebe

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

World Supremacy At Stake In International Crown

Thirty-two elite players from eight countries will compete at Caves Valley Golf Club to determine which nation has the best women's players in the world.


Related Topix: Karrie Webb, Golfers, Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis, Cristie Kerr

9 hrs ago | The Times Leader

21st Jack Newman Golf Classic helps secure permanent home for Allied's Vocational Services Division

Nearly 120 golfers teed off at Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic for the 21st Annual Jack Newman Golf Classic.


Related Topix: Jack Newman, Golfers

13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Roth to compete in prestigious Optimist International Junior Golf Championships

Standout boys' prep golfer Cody Roth, who will be a senior at Bellingham High School this fall, will compete in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships on Saturday-Tuesday, July 26-29, at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.


Related Topix: Jonathan Byrd, Golfers, Jason Day, Bill Haas, Jeff Overton

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

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.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Zach Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Jim Furyk

Northern Michigan News

Weir, DeLaet look to end 60-year Canadian drought

"It's going to end at some point, so hopefully, if not myself, it's another Canadian that gets it done this week," said Weir, one of 19 Canadians in the field for the tournament that starts Thursday at Royal Montreal.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Graham Delaet, Golfers, Tiger Woods, David Hearn, Tom Kite, Andy Bean

Watson: Porthcawl is tougher than Hoylake

"This is a great test of golf, I fell in love with it immediately," said Watson, a three-time British Seniors winner.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golfers, Tom Watson, PGA Golf, British Open, Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie

Tiger Woods tipping horrendous: Karma for lousy gratuity seen in faltering golf?

If Tiger Woods wants to turn his karma around, he might want to start with his tipping habits.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Golfers, Phil Mickelson

The Sand Trap

Lowest TV Ratings for Open Championship in ESPN Tenure

I think ESPN's coverage is better than any of the other networks provide and the Sunday round was no earlier than normal .

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Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Rory McIlroy is poised to be golfa s next big thing

HOYLAKE, England >> Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Golf, Sports, Tennis, US Open

Business Journal

Wanna watch Steve Ballmer play golf? How about Fred Couples?

Steve Ballmer, left, will team with golf pro Fred Couples on Aug. 4 at a benefit event at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.


Related Topix: Golfers, Fred Couples

Elway hits the greens on eve of training camp

The Denver Broncos boss spent his last hours of summer vacation playing a nine-hole exhibition Tuesday at Cherry Hills Country Club, site of this year's BMW Championship, in a friendly foursome that included defending champion Zach Johnson.


Related Topix: More Sports, Zach Johnson, PGA Golf

Korea Herald

Asian stars excited for LPGA team showdown

After two decades of watching U.S. and European women golfers play for the Solheim Cup, top worldwide rivals have their chance at a team title in the LPGA International Crown.


Related Topix: More Sports, U.S. Women's Open, Kraft Nabisco Championship, LPGA Golf, Golfers, Yani Tseng, Teresa Lu, Candie Kung

Burnley Citizen

Claret Jug 'needs a bit of a clean'

Open champion Rory McIlroy was unable to show off his prized Claret Jug to Northern Ireland's political leaders today, admitting it needed a good clean after a big night out celebrating.


Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golfers

The Sand Trap

HBO Real Sports: The Downturn in the Golf Industry

Host Bryant Gumbel speaks with industry leaders, including Jack Nicklaus, the most decorated golfer of all time, about the state of the sport.


Related Topix: Jack Nicklaus, Golfers

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Almost every major sporting championship in 2014 has disappointed

Rory McIlroy's wire-to-wire win at the British Open continued a disturbing trend of major sporting events culminating with a drama-free final.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Summer Olympic, Lionel Messi, Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

Golf Tidbits: McIlroy overpowers Hoylake

Armed with a 6-stroke lead entering the final round, pundits wondered what Rory McIlroy's game plan would be on Sunday at the Open Championship.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Bob May

Rory vaults to No. 2 in world with Open win

Rory McIlroy won his third major title last weekend with a 2-shot victory at the Open Championship, and that saw him jump up to No.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf

Detroit News

NHL star Alex Ovechkin, tennis star Maria Kirilenko end engagement

Two months after golfer Rory McIlroy broke off his engagement to Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she has called off her planned wedding to three-time NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.


Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis, Maria Kirilenko, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, Caroline Wozniacki

The News Tribune

The Open Championship Final Round News & Notes

Rickie Fowler is putting together one of the best major championship seasons a player could have without actually winning one of the big four.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golfers, Rickie Fowler, PGA Golf, Tiger Woods