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Rory McIlroy Reclaims Number 1 with Victory at Bridgestone

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Rory McIlroy Reclaims Number 1 with Victory at Bridgestone
Equipment issues and personal strife seem to be a thing of the past for Rory McIlroy, who captured his first WGC title this weekend at the Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. The 25-year is proving he’s back in fine form, claiming his latest victory just two weeks after winning the Open Championship. “I played another really solid round of golf and obviously really pleased to get my..Read More

Henrik Stenson Snaps Club on the 17th at the Open

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Henrik Stenson Snaps Club on the 17th at the Open
Henrik Stenson didn’t have the opening round he was hoping for at Royal Liverpool.  And the golfer’s gap wedge bore the brunt of his steaming frustration. Video shows Stenson snapping the golf club over his knee on the 17th hole after encountering an issue with the rough.  The 38-year-old then proceeded to calmly hand the club (in two parts) back to his caddie.  Sten..Read More

Justin Rose Continues Winning Streak at Scottish Open

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Justin Rose Continues Winning Streak at Scottish Open
Just two weeks after winning the Quicken Loans National, Justin Rose has secured the Scottish Open title, marking the Englishman’s first professional win in Scotland. Rose climbed to the top of the leaderboard locking in a 2-stroke victory over Sweden’s Kristoffer Broberg.  Finishing with an impressive 16-under-268 at Royal Aberdeen. “It’s great to get my first ..Read More

Kevin Streelman Wins at Travelers after Almost Missing the Cut

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Kevin Streelman Wins at Travelers after Almost Missing the Cut
Kevin Streelman stunned crowds at the Travelers Championship on Sunday as he stormed into contention during the final round. Racking up consecutive birdies on his last seven holes to win his second PGA Tour event. The 35-year-old went from missing the cut at the U.S. Open earlier this month to finishing at Travelers with a record-tying birdie run.  A feat even the Wilson Golf player was s..Read More

John Daly’s Trousers Wow at the Travelers Championship

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John Daly’s Trousers Wow at the Travelers Championship
John Daly has never been one to shy away from getting some attention both on and off the course. Last weekend at the Travelers Championship was no exception for the golfer affectionately known as “Wild Thing.” Though his golf game wasn’t overly noteworthy, Daly’s choice of dress was right on the money- literally. Check out Daly and his “money” trousers durin..Read More

Tiger Woods Returns with a Slow yet Encouraging Start

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Tiger Woods Returns with a Slow yet Encouraging Start
After three months spent recovering from back surgery, Tiger Woods returned to the PGA Tour yesterday at the Quicken Loans National in Bethesda, Maryland. The former number 1 got off to a shaky start, carding straight bogeys over his first two holes.  But after an extended break from competitive play some rustiness is to be expected. “I think the hard part was just getting into the..Read More

Stacy Lewis Leads the Charge after First Round of U.S. Women’s Open

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Stacy Lewis Leads the Charge after First Round of U.S. Women’s Open
Stacy Lewis is proving she’s up for a major challenge.  Despite a rain delay the American was able to finish her first round at the U.S. Women’s Open with a 3-under 67. The world number one heads into today’s second round one stroke ahead of fellow American Michelle Wie, with a further 30 golfers still needing to finish their first rounds today as a result of Thursday&rs..Read More

Hideki Matsuyama Scores First Victory on PGA Tour

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Hideki Matsuyama Scores First Victory on PGA Tour
Hideki Matsuyama has become the 4th Japanese winner on the PGA Tour with his play off victory against Kevin Na at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday. Matsuyama and Na finished the final round tied for first, just one stroke ahead of the overnight leader, Bubba Watson.  The two men entered a sudden-death play off with Matsuyama making par on the first hole to claim his maiden victory on the..Read More

Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy Teeing Off Together

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Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy Teeing Off Together
Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy are both coming off impressive wins from last weekend. Today they will be teeing off together at the start of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The Australian and the Northern Irishman will both be hoping the momentum from their previous events carries over to Muirfield as 120 of the best players in the world get ready to hit the Jack Nicklaus designed course..Read More

Rory McIlroy Secures First Win on European Tour in 18 Months

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Rory McIlroy Secures First Win on European Tour in 18 Months
Rory McIlroy has turned what could have been an extremely turbulent week into a triumph as he won the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday.   Last week the 25-year-old ended his engagement to the Danish tennis star, Caroline Woznicki.  McIlroy announced at a pre-tournament press conference that he was determined to concentrate on his golf game despite any personal circumstances..Read More

11-Year-Old Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Open

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11-Year-Old Qualifies for U.S. Women’s Open
Is it us, or are golfers getting younger and younger?  On Monday 11-year-old Lucy Li from Redwood Shores, California qualified for next month’s U.S. Women’s Open.   Li, who doesn’t turn 12 until October, is the youngest player to have ever qualified for the event.  England’s Lexi Thompson qualified in 2007 at the age of 12 and while Beverly Klass was only..Read More

Miguel Angel Jimenez Proving Age is Just a Number

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Miguel Angel Jimenez Proving Age is Just a Number
He’s known for his love of red wine, cigars and an unusual warm-up routine but no one can deny Miguel Angel Jimenez is on top form this year.  Winning the Spanish Open on Sunday at the age of 50.   Jimenez stormed into contention over the weekend forcing a three-man playoff with Thomas Pieters and Richard Green.  The Spanish golfer came out the victor, securing Jimenez his ..Read More
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