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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Tiger Woods just one of many facing two huge weeks that'll shape season
AKRON, Ohio – The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.    Tiger Woods has reason to see only a big ATM machine. 
Junior PGA Champions to earn PGA Tour and LPGA Tour exemptions
BRYAN, Texas – In a two-year agreement announced today, the boys’ and girls’ division champions in both the 2014 and 2015 Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks will earn an exemption to compete on the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour, r
Monday, July 28, 2014
How to Overcome Intimidation
As a beginner golfer, playing on the golf course for the first time can be intimidating and make you somewhat fearful.  On the first tee, experienced eyes are watching your every move and who knows if you’re following the rules!
Nurture Your Junior Golfers' Love of the Game
Kids are amazing.  Their ability to learn new activities is really only limited to their interest level.  If they’re having fun doing something new, they will continue to pursue the learning process.  As soon as it becomes a chore they become “at risk” to put d
Happy first birthday to Zoe Mahan
The big story of the 2013 RBC Canadian Open came when Hunter Mahan – who was leading after 36 holes in Ontario – got news that his wife, Kandi, had gone into labor.
Junior PGA Championship Notebook: Field has players from far and wide
BRYAN, Texas – The 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, one of the nation’s premier events in junior golf, is making its first visit to the state of Texas.
Tiger Woods to return to Notah Begay charity event at end of August
VERONA, N.Y. – Tiger Woods is returning to play in Notah Begay's charity event next month.   It will mark the fifth time Woods will take part in the NB3 Foundation Challenge put on annually by his former college roommate at Stanfo
Sucher wins Midwest Classic for first Web.com Tour title
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) -- Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 1-over 72 in windy conditions for a three-stroke victory.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Pre-event Notebook: Junior PGA Championship makes Texas debut
BRYAN, Texas – The 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, one of the nation’s premier events in junior golf, is making its first visit to the state of Texas, as an elite field of 156 junior golfers have descended on Miramont Co
What's in the winners' bags for the week of July 27, 2014
What equipment did Tim Clark and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek inside their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of July 27, 2014: 
Parks becomes second black winner on Symetra Tour
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Sadena Parks become the second black winner in Symetra Tour history Sunday, rallying to win the SEFCU Championship at Capital Hills.
Ciganda leads Spain to International Crown title
By David Ginsburg, AP Sports Writer OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Carlota Ciganda breezed to an early victory to set the tone and Spain won all four of its singles matches Sunday to capture the inaugural International Crown.
Tim Clark rallies past Jim Furyk at the RBC Canadian Open
MONTREAL (AP) -- Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.
Bernhard Langer wins Senior Open by record 13 strokes
By Trevor Peake, Associated Press BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) -- Bernhard Langer won his second Senior British Open championship on Sunday, finishing a record 13 strokes clear of Colin Montgomerie of Scotland.
England's Horsey wins Russian Open in playoff
MOSCOW (AP) -- David Horsey of England defeated Ireland's Damien McGrane in a playoff on Sunday to win the Russian Open, his first European Tour title in three years.
Bubba Watson can't make the play at Saints camp
By PGA.com staff Bubba Watson’s chance to impress his favorite NFL team slipped through the two-time Masters champion’s fingers.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Web.com Tour: Lyle 11 back in first event since leukemia bout
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) -- Jarrod Lyle shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, leaving the Australian 11 strokes behind Zack Sucher in his first U.S. event since his second bout with leukemia
South Korea ousts top-seed U.S. in International Crown
By David Ginsburg, AP Sports Writer
Superal wins U.S. Girls Junior
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Princess Mary Superal won the U.S. Girls' Junior on Saturday to become the first Filipino winner in U.S. Golf Association play, beating Mexico's Marijosse Navarro on the 37th hole.
Jim Furyk takes lead into final round of Canadian Open
MONTREAL (AP) -- Jim Furyk moved into position for his third Canadian Open victory, shooting a 5-under 65 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead at Royal Montreal.