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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Hank Haney fixes my slice in minutes
Like most amateurs who don't play regularly -- and haven't had lessons from a PGA Professional -- I hit a left-to-right shot. Call it a cut, power fade, whatever. But I'm prone to the occasional ugly slice into the woods.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Among many RBC Heritage stories, Jordan Spieth was most important
  The 47th RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing can be summed up in these four words: "Thank you, Jordan Spieth."
How much is Jim Furyk's putter worth?
  Jim Furyk broke a 4 ½-year winless drought with his playoff triumph at the RBC Heritage on Sunday thanks to his steady all-around game and a putter that caught fi
Faldo: This is my last Open Championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Three-time British Open champion Nick Faldo will make his final appearance at the tournament at St. Andrews this year.
Spurrier's 70th birthday present: golf
Steve Spurrier will spend his 70th birthday on a golf course ... and on a boat ... and at dinner with friends. "No big party," said South Carolina's head football coach, who will turn 70 Monday.
Kisner confident despite losing playoff
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Kevin Kisner shot a final-round 64 while playing in the final group of the RBC Heritage, and he still lost. What's a guy got to do to win on the PGA Tour?
PGA of America announces purse increase to $2.75 Million for the 2015 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid
FRENCH LICK, Ind. -– The PGA of America announced that it will increase the purse to $2.75 million for the 2015 Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid, to be conducted May 21-24, on the Pete Dye Course at French Lick (Indiana) Resort.
Watch: Late dramatics lead to sensational win for LPGA's S.Y. Kim
As far as last-minute dramatics are concerned, you'd be hard-pressed to find anything in golf more special than what S.Y. Kim did Sunday on the LPGA in the Lotte Championship in Oahu on Saturday.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Furyk's lesson: It's his game, not his swing
Jim Furyk's unorthodox swing may not be particularly "pretty" when compared to a classic swing: the likes of, say, a Bobby Jones or a Ben Hogan. But here's the thing -- it's been pretty effective for Furyk, who won Sunday's RBC Heritage playoff at Harbour Town.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of April 19, 2015
  What equipment did Jim Furyk and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
Furyk wins RBC Heritage playoff over Kisner
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) -- Jim Furyk had gone 100 starts without winning, a stretch that gnawed at his psyche and challenged his confidence.
Olin Browne wins Greater Gwinnett
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Relentless rain denied Olin Browne a chance to play the final round with Bernhard Langer. Then again, it gave Browne his first Champions Tour victory in four years.
Are we entering a new Spieth-McIlroy era?
READING, Pa. -- It's funny how things can change in a weekend; how, over the course of two days, nine or 10 hours total, the future of a sport can go from OK to "Oh, wow."
Golf destination: The Greenbrier
PITTSBURGH -- Five hours south of Pittsburgh in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia is a luxury resort and National Historic Landmark that's been welcoming guests since 1778.
Merritt welcomes final-round challenge
HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Troy Merritt is good for a laugh, whether about his attire or his play, but he admitted to some fear Saturday.
Weather forces RBC Heritage schedule change
HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- Fans who want to catch the final round of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing will have to wake up bright and early. With the threat of bad weather looming, tournament officials decided to adjust the tee times for Sunday's fourth round.
Euro Tour: Aphibarnrat wins playoff
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole and beating Chinese teenager Li Haotong in a playoff.
High schooler designs, builds own putter
RICE LAKE, Wis. -- Sam Burdick didn't want to be one of those golfers who blames the club for his mulligans. So he made his own.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Sei Young Kim holes out from 154 yards to win Lotte C'ship playoff
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim holed out from 154 yards for eagle to win the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship on the first hole of a playoff Saturday with Inbee Park. 
Tom Watson: '16 Masters may be my last
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Two-time Masters champion Tom Watson said his next visit to play Augusta National might be his last.