MADEIRA, Portugal -- There is only one European Tour event all year with less money on offer than this week's Madeira Islands Open -- but victory would still mean an awful lot to every player teeing off.
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The most memorable tournaments of 2014
It's a subjective discussion, no doubt, but what were the best tournaments of 2014? There were many worthy contenders, but our T.J. Auclair breaks down his list of the five most exhilarating events.
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Bird steals golf ball at Aussie PGA Championship
The Australian PGA Championship is taking place this week at RACV Royal Pines Resort in Gold Coast, Australia. RELATED: There were lots of animal encounters on the course in 2014
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Top 5 tournaments of 2014
OK, I fully admit that when creating a "top-list" of anything, it's going to be completely subjective. That's just the way it is.
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Branden Grace extends lead to five strokes at Dunhill Championship
MALELANE, South Africa -- Branden Grace increased his lead to five strokes after a 6-under 66 Friday in the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
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Fleetwood leads Westwood by one shot at Thailand Championship
CHONBURI, Thailand -- Former champion Lee Westwood carded a 1-under-par 71 in windy conditions to trail Thailand Championship leader and English countryman Tommy Fleetwood by one shot after the second round on Friday.
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Jack Nicklaus' grandson, Nick O'Leary, named top tight end in college football
The Nicklaus family just keeps on piling up the awards. 
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Best golf posts on Facebook 2014
We've seen a lot of cool stuff that we'll remember for a long time, but what has been our readers' favorites on our Facebook page?
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Scott Strange, Wade Ormsby share second-round lead at Australian PGA
GOLD COAST, Australia -- Australians Scott Strange and Wade Ormsby shared the second-round lead at the Australian PGA on Friday, with defending champion Adam Scott two strokes behind and American Boo Weekley three off the lead.
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The (Not) Best of: It's not always pretty
Sure, there were loads of great shots in 2014. But, there were a lot of bad ones too. It serves as a nice reminder that we're not alone. Here's a look back at the year's most memorable duffs, fluffs, mishits and bad shots.
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PGA Tour amends FedExCup playoffs
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The PGA Tour is slightly reducing the volatility in the FedExCup playoffs by making those tournaments worth only four times more than the regular season.
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Duo of Day, Tringale lead Franklin Templeton Shootout by two strokes
NAPLES, Fla. -- Jason Day and Cameron Tringale shot a 17-under 55 on Thursday in the first-round scramble to take a two-stroke lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout. "The abridged version is, I hit first and then let Jason loose," Tringale said.
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Branden Grace breezes his way to lead at Dunhill Championship
MALELANE, South Africa -- Branden Grace made light work of the Leopard Creek Country Club course as he shot a 10-under 62 to claim a three-shot lead after the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Thursday.
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Westwood trails at end of Thailand Golf Championship first round
CHONBURI, Thailand -- Marcus Fraser of Australia chipped in for birdie on the 18th hole for a 3-under 69 Thursday to join a group of four players sharing the lead after the first round of the Thailand Golf Championship.
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Boo Weekley takes lead after suspended first round of Australian PGA
GOLD COAST, Australia -- American Boo Weekley made five birdies and an eagle on his way to a 6-under 66 at the weather-affected Australian PGA on Thursday and a two-stroke lead over a group that included defending champion Adam Scott.
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Top 10 surprises in 2014
Whether it was an unlikely winner, a dominating performance, or an incredible shot under the gun, there were plenty of surprises in the world of golf in 2014. Here's a look at the 10 that stuck out most.
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Pebble Beach loses one of two cypress trees in 18th fairway
It hasn't been a good year for iconic golf trees. Back in February, Augusta National lost the famous Eisenhower Tree just to the left of the 17th fairway in an ice storm.
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Best of PGA.com Instagram in 2014
Best of PGA.com Instagram in 2014
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Top 10 surprises of 2014
Top 10 surprises of 2014
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Best golf posts on Instagram
It's been a fun year on the PGA.com Instagram account. We've been able to bring you the best haircuts, the biggest transformations and a behind-the-scenes look at the most interesting selfie in the world, all while seeing our audience more than double. 
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