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Saturday, August 16, 2014
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.
Bart Bryant back to defend Dick's Sporting Goods Open title in Endicott
ENDICOTT, N.Y. -- For Bart Bryant, En-Joie Golf Club will always be special.
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.
Nathan Smith, oldest player in field, advances in U.S. Amateur match play
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Pittsburgh financial adviser Nathan Smith beat U.S.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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.
PGA Tour unveils 2014-15 schedule with 47 events, two more than now
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA Tour has announced its 2014-2015 schedule, which features 47 FedExCup events – two more than the current season.
Playoff spots, and perhaps Ryder Cup berths, on the line at Wyndham
GREENSBORO, N.C. – There's always plenty on the line at the season-ending Wyndham Championship – in addition to the tournament itself.    For some, it's the last chance to play their way into golf's postseason.&