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U.S. Names Curtis Cup Team

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U.S. Names Curtis Cup Team
The Americans will be hoping for a home side advantage as they attempt to win back the Curtis Cup this June in St. Louis.   Yesterday the American team was announced by the USGA.  With U.S. Captain Ellen Port showing her definitive approval of the 8-women team selected from the top 25 amateur players in the country.   “Representing your country in the Curtis Cup Match is o..Read More

Russell Henley Wins Turbulent Honda Classic after 4-Man Playoff

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Russell Henley Wins Turbulent Honda Classic after 4-Man Playoff
Russell Henley has gone from being cut at the Northern Trust Open to winning the Honda Classic just a few weeks later.   In a crazy final round that saw Rory McIlroy’s game implode and Tiger Woods walk off the course after 13 holes, Henley managed to keep his cool and ultimately claim victory.   During a 4-man playoff, Henley birdied the first hole, knocking out McIlroy, Ryan P..Read More

Jason Day Secures Match Play Win after Intensive Playoff

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Jason Day Secures Match Play Win after Intensive Playoff
After dwindling the 64-man field down in Arizona, Sunday’s final of the WGC-Accenture Match Play saw Jason Day and Victor Dubuisson battling it out in an intense playoff.  With Day finally triumphing on the 23rd hole.   The two golfers treated spectators to a passionate show to the bitter end.  Matching each other hole for hole with Dubuisson demonstrating how best to shoot..Read More

Rory McIlroy Ready to Attack the First Round of Match Play

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Rory McIlroy Ready to Attack the First Round of Match Play
For Rory McIlroy the key to being successful at the WGC-Accenture Match Play rests in being aggressive from the start.   Explaining his strategy to reporters yesterday McIlroy said, “In a 72-hole tournament, you can play your way into the round. Here, you have to attack from the very start.”   Twelve months seems to have made a world of difference for the Nike player. Havi..Read More

Stephen Gallacher Makes History in Dubai, Masters Invite Firmly in Sight

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Stephen Gallacher Makes History in Dubai, Masters Invite Firmly in Sight
Stephen Gallacher has become the first man in the tournament’s 25-year history to win the Dubai Desert Classic two years in a row. The Scotsman was able to hold his nerve on Sunday after a shaky start to claim a 1-stroke victory over Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo.   Gallacher began Sunday’s final round 2-strokes ahead of Rory McIlroy. Four bogeys in the opening 9 holes thre..Read More

Sergio Garcia Re-Enters the Top 10 with Win at Qatar Masters

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Sergio Garcia Re-Enters the Top 10 with Win at Qatar Masters
Spain’s Sergio Garcia earned his second win in three tournaments at the Qatar Masters on Saturday. Elevating the TaylorMade player to number 9 in the world and marking his return to the top 10 for the first time in over four years.   Garcia achieved his latest victory over Finland’s Mikko Ilonen on the third playoff hole during the tournament’s final round on Saturday. Gi..Read More

Pablo Larrazabal Takes Abu Dhabi Championship Title from Two Major Winners

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Pablo Larrazabal Takes Abu Dhabi Championship Title from Two Major Winners
With two of the best players in the world battling for the top spot on Sunday, the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship gave spectators an unexpected ending. As Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal took advantage of their missed opportunities, he was able to edge out both Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy to claim his third European Tour victory. The Callaway player, who is ranked number 103..Read More

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

Zach Johnson’s One Stroke Victory in Kapalau

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Zach Johnson’s One Stroke Victory in Kapalau
Zach Johnson began 2014 much in the same way he ended 2013, with an impressive win on the golf course. While it might not have been as dramatic as his bounce-shot victory at the World Challenge, Johnson’s latest win, at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions demonstrated the 37-year-old’s determination after losing his three-stroke lead on Sunday. During his bogey-free round on Monda..Read More

Dustin Johnson Looking to Defend his Title in Hawaii

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Dustin Johnson Looking to Defend his Title in Hawaii
As the final round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions gets under way today, Dustin Johnson will be hoping to break out of the three-way lead he shares with Webb Simpson and Jordan Spieth, to claim the PGA Title for the second consecutive year. Johnson’s third round performance was impressive, eagling the par-5 ninth hole before carding three birdies on the back nine. Giving the Taylo..Read More

Zach Johnson Edges out Tiger Woods to Win the World Challenge

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Zach Johnson Edges out Tiger Woods to Win the World Challenge
Zach Johnson was able to not only beat Tiger Woods on Sunday, but was able to do it from four strokes behind with only eight holes left to play.  A feat even the Number One golfer in the world could appreciate.   Woods told reporters afterwards, “Pretty impressive what he did.  He got me.”   And while the five time winner of the World Challenge was surely sad to ..Read More

Rory McIlroy Ends Adam Scott’s Triple Crown Chance

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Rory McIlroy Ends Adam Scott’s Triple Crown Chance
After his stellar opening round, it was easy to assume Australia’s Adam Scott would be the likely victor of the Australian Open.  But a slip in performance during his final hole left the door open for Rory McIlroy to cut in, earning the Nike player his first win of 2013.   “I didn't think it was going to unfold the way it did,” said McIlroy.  “It's hard no..Read More
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