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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Nick Watney shoots third-round 65 to grab one shot lead at Wyndham
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Not many players birdied the tricky final hole at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday. Nick Watney did to top leaderboard.
Kevin Sutherland shoots first 59 in Champions Tour history
ENDICOTT, N.Y. -- Kevin Sutherland was only eight holes into his round Saturday at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open and already thinking about a 59. "You're not supposed to do that, are you?" he said.
Canadian Conners, South Korean Yang advance to U.S. Amateur final
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Canadian Corey Conners and South Korean Gunn Yang set up the second straight all-foreign final in the U.S. Amateur on Saturday.
Warren shoots third-round 66 to tie Drudge for Made in Denmark lead
AALBORG, Denmark -- Scotland's Marc Warren mastered strong winds to shoot a 5-under 66 on Saturday and join Bradley Dredge of Wales in a share of the lead after the third round of Made in Denmark.
Cameron Tringale disqualified from PGA Championship after scorecard error
Cameron Tringale has been disqualified from last week’s 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club after contacting the PGA of America Rules Committee on Friday to report a scorecard error which occurred during the final round.
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.
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.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Brittany Lincicome leads by three midway through LPGA Championship
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Brittany Lincicome opened a three-stroke lead Friday in the wind-swept LPGA Championship, the tour's fourth major championship of the season.
Heath Slocum, Scott Langley share lead at Wyndham Championship
By Joedy McCreary, The Associated Press  GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour's postseason.
Cook, Browne share first-round lead at Dick's Sporting Goods Open
ENDICOTT, N.Y. -- John Cook birdied the final two holes for a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead with Olin Browne on Friday in the Champions Tour's Dick's Sporting Goods Open.
Pepperdine's Frederick Wedel reaches U.S. Amateur semifinals
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Pepperdine junior Frederick Wedel advanced to the U.S. Amateur semifinals Friday, beating 36-year-old Pittsburgh financial adviser Nathan Smith 4 and 3 at Atlanta Athletic Club.
Bradley Dredge sits atop Made in Denmark after two rounds
AALBORG, Denmark -- Wales' Bradley Dredge topped the Made in Denmark leaderboard on Friday, with England's Simon Wakefield in second and Dane Thomas Bjorn, who aims to secure a spot in Europe's Ryder Cup team, tied in third.
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."
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.  
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?
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Lexi Thompson, Meena Lee shoot 66s to tie for LPGA Championship lead
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Lexi Thompson and South Korea's Meena Lee shot 6-under-66 on Thursday to share the first-round lead in the LPGA Championship, the fourth major championship of the season.
"Recharged" Villegas leads Wyndham Championship by one stroke
By Joedy McCreary, Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back.
Gunn Yang beats Schniederjans for spot in U.S. Amateur quarters
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- South Korea's Gunn Yang advanced to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals on Thursday, birdieing the final three holes to beat top-ranked Ollie Schniederjans 1 up at Atlanta Athletic Club.
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. 
Thomas Bjorn in deadlock for lead after first round of Made in Denmark
AALBORG, Denmark -- Thomas Bjorn shot a 5-under 66 for a three-way share of the lead after the first round of the Made in Denmark on Thursday, boosting his chances of securing a place in Europe's Ryder Cup team.