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Monday, May 04, 2015
How much will Match Play win help Rory McIlroy? History is unclear
  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Unless he changed his routine, Rory McIlroy started celebrating his 26th birthday on Monday by going to the website of the Official World Golf Ranking to see where he stood.
How much are Rory McIlroy's irons worth?
Few of us were shocked that Rory McIlroy won the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship on Sunday.
French Lick boasts colorful history
  French Lick is a tiny town in Southern Indiana, known best to many as the home of basketball superstar Larry Bird, who led the Boston Celtics to three championships in the 1980s.
Rory McIlroy sends clear message to rest of golf at Cadillac Match Play
  SAN FRANCISCO – Perhaps you missed the memo. Perhaps you were otherwise occupied over the weekend with so many other sports. But while you were busy watching basketball or boxing or horse racing or baseball or lawn darts or whatever ...
Gary Woodland plunks tree, ball returns to his feet
In case you missed it on Sunday, Gary Woodland hit the kind of shot in the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship final against Rory McIlroy that we can all relate to.
Woosnam wins Insperity playoff
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Ian Woosnam made a 30-foot birdie putt in a playoff Sunday to win the Insperity Invitational for his first Champions Tour title.
Sunday, May 03, 2015
Inbee Park wins North Texas Shootout
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Inbee Park won the LPGA Tour's North Texas Shootout for the second time in three years Sunday, closing with a bogey-free 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory.
Learn from McIlroy: Four match play tips
Match play uses the same skill set as stroke play, but an entirely different set of strategies. Because you're playing against an opponent instead of the entire field, it's almost like chess on grass.
AP report: Vonn, Woods end relationship
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The relationship between Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn is over, with both taking to social media to say they were parting ways. But even in a breakup, they stuck together in the announcement.
McIlroy wins Match Play Championship
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Rory McIlroy didn't need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of May 3, 2015
What equipment did Rory McIlroy and the week's other winners use to achieve victory?
McIlroy, Woodland reach final
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Needing another comeback, Rory McIlroy delivered another great finish Sunday to reach the final of the Match Play Championship.
Jack Nicklaus' grandson drafted by Buffalo Bills
If Jack and Barbara Nicklaus want to continue to follow their grandson's football exploits, they'd better bundle up. Nick O'Leary was drafted in the sixth round by the Buffalo Bills.  
Lee Westwood gets to Las Vegas in time for fight, Rory McIlroy does not
Tickets to the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas? Priceless. Or pricey. Having to watch it instead from the TPC Harding Park media center? Disappointing, to say the least.
Saturday, May 02, 2015
Champions: Michael Allen leads by 1
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Michael Allen birdied the final two holes for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour's Insperity Invitational.
Casey-McIlroy match suspended
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Those weren't boxing gloves Rory McIlroy was wearing, they were thick hand-warmers. In the Pacific chill and approaching darkness, the world's No.
LPGA: Thompson, Park tied in Texas
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Long-hitting Lexi Thompson was going for the green in two with her approach on the 18th hole. She got there with a fortunate ricochet, and grabbed a share of the lead in the LPGA's North Texas Shootout.
McIlroy rolls into Match Play quarters
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Rory McIlroy finally got his game in order and made short work of Hideki Matsuyama to roll into the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship on Saturday.
Watch: Rory McIlroy holes out from bunker at Match Play
Who needs a sand save statistic when you can do this instead?
Prugh makes PGA section's Hall of Fame
SPOKANE, Wash. -- On a Friday in January, Manito Country Club sent a release to its members that longtime pro Steve Prugh was retiring.