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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Jarrod Lyle followed his opening 4-under 67 with a 69 in windy conditions Friday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, leaving the Australian seven strokes behind leader Zack Sucher in his first U.S.
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Do you want to win a dream trip to the 2014 Ryder Cup?
The PGA of America has announced a promotion in which you have the chance to win a dream trip for two to Scotland -- the birthplace of golf -- for the 2014 Ryder Cup.
18 Aug 2014 - 11:00am - 0 Comments
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U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson accepts Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS
By now, you've surely heard of the "Ice Bucket Challenge."
18 Aug 2014 - 8:34am - 0 Comments
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Wes Roach shoots 65 in 2:25 round
Wes Roach promised he'd play a fast round of golf Sunday in the final round of the Wyndham Championship, and he didn't disappoint.
17 Aug 2014 - 10:13am - 0 Comments
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Sky Walker: NASA picks Jimmy Walker pix as astronomy photo of the day
Ryder Cup-bound Jimmy Walker is not only a rising star on the PGA Tour, but his photographs of the heavens have turned a few heads skyward as well.
16 Aug 2014 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
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Twin tartans: Rory McIlroy's suit matches Ian Poulter's
If you thought the suit Rory McIlroy wore Saturday for Manchester United's Premier League opener at Old Trafford looked familiar, so did Ian Poulter. That's because Poulter wore a suit very similar in style and cut earlier this summer.
16 Aug 2014 - 11:24am - 0 Comments
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Golf Channel introduces 'Relaxed Rules of Golf' to help make game more fun
In case you missed it, Golf Channel personalities Matt Ginella and Charlie Rymer were on "Morning Drive" today to introduce what they call the, "Relaxed Rules of Golf."
15 Aug 2014 - 12:18pm - 0 Comments
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Patrick Reed's wife back on the bag after baby
Patrick Reed's regular caddie is back, after taking maternity leave. Wife Justine is on the bag this week at the Wyndham Championship for the first time since the couple had their first child -- Windsor-Wells Reed -- in late May.  
15 Aug 2014 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments
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It was really, really dark at Valhalla when Rory McIlroy finished out his PGA Championship win on Sunday
Just how dark was it as play finished in the final round of the PGA Championship on Sunday?
15 Aug 2014 - 8:57am - 0 Comments
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Graeme McDowell offers golf tips on Twitter
Graeme McDowell is one of the more engaging pro golfers on Twitter. Whether it's talking about an upcoming tournament, or just talking about what's trending, McDowell always seems to have time to chat with a few fans. 
14 Aug 2014 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
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President Barack Obama spotted with Game Golf device
Over the years, we've come to learn that President Barack Obama is serious about his golf game... even if it's widely known that the President is carrying about a 17-handicap.
14 Aug 2014 - 9:06am - 0 Comments
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Rickie Fowler had a major kind of year
Rickie Fowler didn't win a major in 2014, but he did make a little history as the only player to finish in the top five of all four of golf's biggest events this season.
13 Aug 2014 - 10:56pm - 0 Comments
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Five players to watch at the 2014 Wyndham Championship
The PGA Tour is in Greensboro, N.C., this week for the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club.
13 Aug 2014 - 11:41am - 0 Comments
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PGA Tour's brilliant response to 'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon's superlatives
In case you missed it on Monday night, Jimmy Fallon -- host of "The Tonight Show" -- had a hilarious segment where he handed out superlatives based on headshots of PGA Tour players.
13 Aug 2014 - 10:22am - 0 Comments
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Rory McIlroy appreciates Tiger Woods' victories even more now
Rory McIlroy's victory at Valhalla on Sunday was his second major in a row, and third overall victory in succession – a streak generally accomplished only by Tiger Woods in recent years.
12 Aug 2014 - 4:08pm - 0 Comments
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PGA Championship pulls best TV ratings in five years
Rory McIlroy's one-shot victory over Phil Mickelson in the PGA Championship on Sunday produced the highest overnight ratings in five years, according to CBS Sports. 
11 Aug 2014 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
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Tiger Woods withdrawals through the years
Tiger Woods withdrew after playing eight holes in the final round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, citing lower back spasms.
3 Aug 2014 - 4:11pm - 0 Comments
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Watch: John Mallinger makes hole-in-one at Barracuda Championship
Hole-in-ones are so random, but they're so fun to watch. John Mallinger scored an ace Saturday at the Barracuda Championship in Reno, using a 9-iron from 155 yards at the par-3 11th. Here's the video:  
3 Aug 2014 - 12:56pm - 0 Comments
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Bubba Watson smashes a drive 424 yards at Bridgestone Invitational
Move over, Webb Simpson. Bubba Watson's playing through.
2 Aug 2014 - 1:31pm - 0 Comments
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Tiger, Rory get personalized bats from Louisville Slugger
Wooden clubs in golf have evolved to the point where there's no "wood" remaining. What used to be wood is now a metal clubface on a graphite shaft. 
2 Aug 2014 - 12:12pm - 0 Comments