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U.S. Needs Ryder Cup, So Says Phil Mickelson

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U.S. Needs Ryder Cup, So Says Phil Mickelson
Callaway golfer, Phil Mickelson is eager to make 2014 the year he completes his grand slam of the majors. But earlier this week the 43-year-old admitted a Ryder Cup victory is also high on his season agenda. “I thought we had this last one and let it slide, a four-point lead we let get away,” Mickelson said at a press conference ahead of this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championshi..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

Adam Scott Dazzles with Lowest Round Score at Bay Hill in 30 Years

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Adam Scott Dazzles with Lowest Round Score at Bay Hill in 30 Years
Adam Scott stepped up to the tee at the Arnold Palmer Invitational yesterday morning not feeling his best. But the flu-like symptoms he was experiencing did little to halt his game.  Finishing first round action with a stunning 10-under 62.   “ ‘Beware of the sick golfer’, is a really true adage,” Scott said afterwards. “It lowers the expectations, slows ..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

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

Tiger Woods to Miss the Masters for the First Time in 19 Years

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Tiger Woods to Miss the Masters for the First Time in 19 Years
Tiger Woods has announced he will be unable to play at the Masters this month after undergoing a back procedure on Monday.   The 38-year-old has been plagued with back issues on and off since last summer.  Forcing him to withdraw from the Honda Classic on the final day as well as pulling out of last month’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.   Yesterday on his website Woods confi..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

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

Jordan Spieth Wins 3-man Playoff at Valspar Championship

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Jordan Spieth Wins 3-man Playoff at Valspar Championship
American golfer Jordan Spieth is proving he can handle the high-pressure stakes on Tour.  Beating Patrick Reed and Sean O’Hair in a playoff to win yesterday’s Valspar Championship. Heading into the final round one-stroke behind the leader, Spieth spent Sunday fighting his way up the leaderboard.  With an arsenal including the Titleist 915D2 Driver, the Titleist Vokey Desi..Read More

Bubba Watson Wins Travelers Championship for the Second Time

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Bubba Watson Wins Travelers Championship for the Second Time
Bubba Watson has proved once again how good he is under playoff-pressure. Beating Englishman Paul Casey in extra holes at the Travelers Championship to secure the title for the second time in his career. With an impressive 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole, Watson improved on an already stellar winning playoff record, bumping it up to 5-1.  So what’s the 36-year-old&rsqu..Read More

Alexander Levy Secures Maiden Win at China Open

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Alexander Levy Secures Maiden Win at China Open
The French are fast becoming a group to look out for on tour. With Alexander Levy becoming the latest Frenchman to scoop up victory at the China Open last Sunday.   Levy smiled his way to a 19-under 269 finish, 4-strokes ahead of England’s Tommy Fleetwood. The 23-year-old’s calm nature and ease were apparent throughout the tournament, as he led the charge from Friday.   &l..Read More

Hunter Mahan Wins The Barclays

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Hunter Mahan Wins The Barclays
It was a back and forth weekend that saw many in the mix for the title at The Barclays on Sunday.  But it was Hunter Mahan who rose to the top securing his first win since 2012. Three straight bogeys over the final holes helped secure the 32-year-old his spot at the top, over hot competition from Jason Day and Cameron Tringale.  With an incredible 20-foot birdie putt on the 17th Maha..Read More
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