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Rory McIlroy Secures Open Title, Placing Himself Among the Greats

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Rory McIlroy Secures Open Title, Placing Himself Among the Greats
Rory McIlroy has secured his first Open Championship.  Gaining entry into an elite club that includes Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only players to win three majors by the age of 25. McIlroy showed no signs of the “freaky Friday” curse that seems to have played havoc with his game recently.  Coming out strong with 66s Thursday and Friday last week to give hi..Read More

Major Roundup: 4 Reasons to watch this Weekend's PGA Championship

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Major Roundup: 4 Reasons to watch this Weekend's PGA Championship
There have been a few surprises leading up to this year’s final major. Making the start of the PGA Championship yesterday in Louisville, Kentucky even more dramatic. As Tiger Woods declared himself fit and ready to play Wednesday, Jason Dufner and Matt Kuchar were forced to admit their bodies weren’t up to the challenge on Thursday. Despite the dropping in and out of play..Read More

Tiger Woods Announces He Wont be Part of the Ryder Cup Team

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Tiger Woods Announces He Wont be Part of the Ryder Cup Team
Tiger Woods let it be known yesterday that he has withdrawn himself from consideration for this year’s Ryder Cup Team and will be taking an extended break from golf to concentrate on his health. Stating on his website, “I've been told by my doctors and trainer that my back muscles need to be rehabilitated and healed.  They've advised me not to play or practice now.  I was..Read More

Rory McIlroy Secures the PGA Championship for the Second Time

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Rory McIlroy Secures the PGA Championship for the Second Time
If there were any doubts before, yesterday’s incredible performance by Rory McIlroy at the PGA Championship more than assured golf fans he is well and truly back at the top of his game. The 25-year-old battled it out on Sunday fighting off charges from the likes of Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson and Rickie Fowler to secure his third consecutive victory.  As well as claiming his seco..Read More

Tiger Woods Fit to Tee-Off Today at Valhalla

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Tiger Woods Fit to Tee-Off Today at Valhalla
Tiger Woods caused quite a stir yesterday when he showed up at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky declaring he was fit and ready to take on the final major of 2014. Woods was forced to withdraw from last weekend’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational due to a back spasm, leaving many to wonder whether he would be able to make this week’s PGA Championship. But the Nike player a..Read More

Sergio Garcia Helps to Find a Diamond in the Rough

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Sergio Garcia Helps to Find a Diamond in the Rough
Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone didn’t exactly go according to plan for Spain’s Sergio Garcia. After entering the final day three-strokes ahead of his nearest competition, Garcia couldn’t contain Rory McIlroy’s surge to the top of the leaderboard. But something even more interesting happened on Garcia’s third hole during his round on Sunday.  When an errant sh..Read More

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
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