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  1. Van Sickle takes tough loss as friendly rivals spar at West Penn OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Post-gazette.com

    ... triple-bogeyed the final hole, then posed for pictures with his first-place trophy and his Oakmont predecessor, Bob Ford. "I feel bad for Robert," he said. "I mean we've all done that. Hate to see anyone finish like that. But it was a little bit of ...

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  2. NBA legend slams Ben SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Mercury

    ... him as a point forward." Whatever Thomas's motivations, his views were ridiculed by Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford. "Coming from a guy like Isiah - and let's look back over his history a little bit. This is a guy who froze Michael Jordan ...

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  3. Bob Ford: Golf does not belong in the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | NewsOK.com

    Rory McIlroy said he expected to watch some of the Rio Olympics on television but didn't think golf would be among the sports he chose. McIlroy could be watching the Olympic tournament from tee to green if he wanted, but he, along with a number of top professionals, has elected to skip Rio, which offers neither prize money nor world ranking points.

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  4. Ford: Golf does not belong in the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Philly.com

    Bob Ford is an award-winning sports columnist for the Inquirer. He is a four-time Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year, as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

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  5. Bob Ford: Time might be right for Dario Saric to join 76ers even if the money is wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Erie Times News

    Dario Saric, the Croatian power forward drafted by the 76ers in 2014, will be taking a large financial hit if, as reported, he jumps the final year of his contract with a Turkish team and comes to Philadelphia to begin his NBA career. The estimate of what he could eventually lose by signing while still subject to the rookie wage scale ranges from $10 million to $15 million.

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  6. Fuhrer Invitational ends with a sudden-death hole in oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Post-gazette.com

    ... was known as the Pittsburgh Open. Bradshaw also joins Knapp as the only three-time winner of the event. Oakmont pro Bob Ford is the only player to win the title four times. "I called it in the air," said Bradshaw, a seven-time West Virginia Open ...

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  7. Loran Smith: Fitting U.S. Open victory for 'everyday man' Dustin JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... officials that the championship could not return with the bottleneck over the turnpike not being addressed. So, Bob Ford, the club professional, the story goes, called a wealthy Oakmont member whose name was Stan Druckenmiller with the USGA edict ...

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  8. U.S. Open Merchandise Flies From Shelves As Tournament WrapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... the golfers have moved on to their next tournament, USGA products were going for half price. Oakmont golf director Bob Ford says business boomed all week. "It's going pretty good. Looks like a buying frenzy to me. They've got a little bit of ...

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  9. Landry leads unfinished first round at US OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Whittier Daily News

    ... at “Soakmont,” the moniker resurrected on Thursday by the club's legendary longtime head pro Bob Ford. This isn't close to the first time weather has affected the nine U.S. Opens played here. In fact, more times than not it has. Ford ...

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  10. Andrew Landry leads an unfinished first round at U.S. OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... for nearly everybody at "Soakmont," the moniker resurrected on Thursday by the club's legendary longtime head pro Bob Ford. This isn't close to the first time weather has affected the nine U.S. Opens played here. In fact, more times than not it has. ...

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  11. Oakmont's Bob Ford on making the cut at the U.S. Open, retiring this year and his TV debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Golf World

    After 37 years at Oakmont Country Club, Bob Ford, the club's head professional, will retire after this year's U.S. Open. Before the club's fourth Open under his tenure, Golf Digest's Tim Rosaforte caught up with Ford during Open Week at Oakmont.

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  12. 'There is no next Tiger': US Open at Oakmont looms sans WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | ArcaMax Publishing

    ... ever since. "We would have loved to see Tiger come. Everyone in the world would have loved to see Tiger come," Bob Ford, the outgoing head professional at Oakmont, said before Woods formally withdrew from the tournament. "While I continue to work ...

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  13. There is no next Tiger': U.S. Open at Oakmont looms sans WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... ever since. "We would have loved to see Tiger come. Everyone in the world would have loved to see Tiger come," Bob Ford, the outgoing head professional at Oakmont, said before Woods formally withdrew from the tournament. "While I continue to work ...

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  14. U.S. Open at Oakmont has this man rooting for the courseRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Golf World

    ... in this story at PGATour.com . "Once you become a member here, you just kind of go along with the train," says Bob Ford , Oakmont's head professional since 1979. "The train is going down the road. We want it hard. We want it fast. We want it ...

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  15. US Open Golf 2016: Tee Times, Date, TV Schedule and Prize MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | BleacherReport

    ... the fairway into the deep rough is going to ruin the hopes of a lot of golfers this week. That's all by design. Bob Ford, Oakmont's head professional since 1979, told Bill Fields of PGATour.com that the club and its members embrace the demanding ...

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  16. Bob Ford retires after four decades at Oakmont, leaves legacy of service and fine playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Golfweek

    In time, the impeccable stature would be a byproduct of the grace and dignity with which he's saturated. But Bob Ford will tell you that his entry into the club-professional business had its bumps.

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  17. Oakmont's Bob Ford a professional's professionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... of upheaval is Oct. 15, the 288th day of the year. At Oakmont, it will undoubtedly be the saddest. That is the day Bob Ford - arguably the greatest club professional of his generation - is going to retire. After 42 years at Oakmont, 37 as head ...

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  18. Essence of Oakmont: Golf's toughest test, and with no apologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Golfweek

    ... members who have serious game (125 single-digit handicappers, "and they travel pretty well," longtime head pro Bob Ford said with a smile) and are proud to belong to the first golf club designated as a national historic landmark. There was the ...

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  19. Devin Gee Filling big shoes at OakmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Oakmont, just the third in 69 years. It is golf's equivalent of managing the New York Yankees. And he is replacing Bob Ford, who is retiring after 42 years at the club in October. It is a job nearly every club professional in America would jump to ...

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  20. U.S. Open week will coincide with Bob Ford WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Bob Ford didn't have many words, only tears, after he was honored by Pittsburgh City Council for being "the consummate club professional" during his 37 years at Oakmont Country Club. Ford was given a proclamation in City Council chambers Tuesday that designates June 12-19 as "Bob Ford Week" to coincide with the U.S. Open that returns for a record ninth time at Oakmont.

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