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Aug 21 - Aug 24

The Barclays

Ridgewood Country Club, Paramus, NJ

Purse: $8,000,000

Previous Winner: Adam Scott

28 min ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Why is interest in golf on the decline?

High school senior Joe Harkal is kicking soccer ball not on a soccer field, but on a golf course.


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golfers

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane: They shoot left but swing right

Jonathan Toews brushes his teeth with his right hand. He throws a baseball right-handed.


Related Topix: More Sports, Bubba Watson, Golfers, PGA Golf, Phil Mickelson, PGA Championship, Michael Bradley

Scott Hebert cruises to 6-shot win at Michigan PGA

The pro from Grand Traverse Resort & Spa shot an 11-under-par 61 in the first round and a seven-under 65 in Round 2. He finished Wednesday with an even-par 72 to go 18-under for the tournament at 198.


Related Topix: Scott Hebert, Golfers

The Washington Post

Rory McIlroy not wrapped up torches or rivalries

"There's a lot of great, young players that will be playing in majors for the next 20, 25 years that can really make their mark on the game," McIlroy said Wednesday.


Related Topix: More Sports, Rory McIlroy, Golfers, PGA Golf, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Tiger Woods

Washington Times

McIlroy wants strong finish to great year

The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn't even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Padraig Harrington

The Guardian

'Face of Canadian golf' Henderson ready for her close-up playing at home

The amateur from Smiths Falls, Ont., is well aware of the high expectations that come from finishing in the top 10 at a major tournament and emerging as the best young Canadian women's golfer.


Related Topix: More Sports, Golfers, Alena Sharp, U.S. Women's Open, LPGA Golf

KXLY-TV Spokane

George W. Bush takes the ice bucket challenge

Former President George W. Bush was challenged by several people, including his daughter Jenna Hager Bush and golfer Rory McIlroy, to donate money toward researching the disease or dump a bucket of ice water over his head as part of a cause that's taken over social media.


Related Topix: Rory McIlroy, Golfers

The Northern Echo

Veterans prepare for charity pro-am golf tournament

GOLF DAY: Paul Nichol, Ges Almond and Jason Wilkes veterans from Phoenix House have their final training session with professional Martyn Stubbings at Rockliffe Hall ahead of a charity pro-am golf tournament on Thursday.


Related Topix: Ian Woosnam, Golfers, Sam Torrance, Mark James

CHAMPIONS - Boeing Classic Preview

NOTES: The Champions Tour travels to the West Coast this week for the Boeing Classic in the state of Washington, held at the Jack Nicklaus-designed TPC Snoqualmie Ridge.


Related Topix: More Sports, Jack Nicklaus, Golfers, PGA Golf, Colin Montgomerie, Bernhard Langer, Dave Stockton, Bruce Crampton

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bridgwater Mercury

Enmore Park golfer David Dixon battles to West Region title at The Players Club

ENMORE Park's David Dixon scrambled to the Marston's West Region PGA Championship at The Players Club, near Bristol, by one-shot, beating player-of-the-season Michael Watson who won the OOM title for the first time in more than 20 years.


Related Topix: Golfers, David Dixon

The Washington Post

Mahan wants to stay in hunt for stretch drive

In this July 23, 2014, file photo, Hunter Mahan, from Dallas, Texas, tees off during the pro-am event at the Canadian Open golf championship at Royal Montreal golf club in Montreal.


Related Topix: Hunter Mahan, More Sports, Golfers, PGA Golf, Brandt Snedeker, Luke Donald, Sports

WUSA-TV Washington

Watson still apologizing for poor behavior at PGA

Bubba Watson still apologizing for boorish behavior at PGA A two-time Masters winner is always in the public eye and when you misbehave people notice Check out this story on PARAMUS, N.J. - After he said he acted like a child during the PGA Championship, Bubba Watson has been trying to man up ever since.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Championship, Bubba Watson, Golfers

The Washington Post

Golf Glance

Television: Golf Channel and CBS . Last year: Adam Scott won the playoff opener at Liberty National in Jersey City, topping Tiger Woods, Gary Woodland, Justin Rose and Graham DeLaet by a stroke.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Adam Scott, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Gary Woodland

The Big Lead

Tiger Woods Stood Awkwardly While Rory McIlroy Played a Golf Game With Jimmy Fallon

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday.


Related Topix: Tiger Woods, Golfers, Rory McIlroy

Tiger: Ryder Cup would be pointless

Tiger Woods has revealed he pulled out of the Ryder Cup because he did not feel he could have won a point for the United States.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Golfers, Tom Watson

WUSA-TV Washington

Honest Golfer Disqualifies Himself, Loses $53,000

Honest Golfer Disqualifies Himself, Loses $53,000 Golfer Cameron Tringale essentially disqualified himself from the PGA Championship.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Championship, Golfers, Cameron Tringale, PGA Golf

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Golf Tidbits: Wyndham had the pressure of Q School

The Qualifying Tournament for the PGA Tour created great drama through the years, but that is gone now.


Related Topix: More Sports, Paul Casey, Golfers, Bud Cauley, Nicholas Thompson, Camilo Villegas, Jhonattan Vegas

Golf legend Arnold Palmer gets pacemaker

The golf legend had the procedure at UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Pittsburgh to correct an abnormal heartbeat, according to his website.


Related Topix: Arnold Palmer, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus

This Week in Golf -- August 21-24

By This year's Barclays tournament will be hard-pressed to match the drama and star power atop the final leaderboard from last year.


Related Topix: More Sports, PGA Golf, Adam Scott, Golfers, Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Jim Furyk


Warren sees off Dredge to win Denmark Open

Scotland's Marc Warren won his third European Tour title on Sunday when he clinched the Denmark Open by two shots from Welsh veteran Bradley Dredge.


Related Topix: Bradley Dredge, Golfers, Phillip Archer