SEATTLE -- When Chris Williams found out he was the No. 1-ranked amateur golfer in the world, it came in the same way he's learned about many of the other accolades in his career. Someone else told him.
What's in the winners' bags for the week of August 3, 2014
What equipment did Rory McIlroy 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 Aug. 3, 2014: 
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McIlroy wins Bridgestone Invitational
Sergio Garcia led by three shots at the start of the day, but Rory McIlroy wiped that deficit out early with four birdies in his first five holes. McIlroy fired a 66 Sunday at Firestone Country Club for a two-shot victory.
3 Aug 2014 - 7:03pm - 0 Comments
Geoff Ogilvy wins Barracuda, earns place in PGA Championship
RENO, Nev. -- Geoff Ogilvy won the Barracuda Championship on Sunday for his eighth PGA Tour title and first since 2010, scoring five points with an eagle on the par-5 13th and pulling away for a five-point victory in the modified Stableford event.
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Perry birdies final hole to beat Langer by a stroke at 3M Championship
BLAINE, Minnesota -- Kenny Perry scrambled for a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to beat hard-charging Bernhard Langer by a stroke in the Champions Tour's 3M Championship.
3 Aug 2014 - 5:43pm - 0 Comments
Full coverage: 2014 PGA Championship
Full coverage of the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. Live video, photos, highlights and all player interviews at the official site for the major championship. This is Major.
3 Aug 2014 - 5:15pm - 0 Comments
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
Tiger Woods withdraws with back spasms
After hitting his drive on the ninth hole Sunday, Tiger Woods suddenly withdrew from the Bridgestone Invitational, citing lower back spasms. His status for next week's PGA Championship is unknown.
3 Aug 2014 - 2:00pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods withdraws from Bridgestone Invitational with back injury
By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer
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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
Brady Schnell shoots first 59 on PGA Tour Canada history
Brady Schnell shoots first 59 on PGA Tour Canada history
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Geoff Ogilvy leads Barracuda Championship by three points
RENO, Nev. -- Geoff Ogilvy got up-and-down for birdie from a greenside bunker on the par-5 closing hole to take a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Barracuda Championship.
2 Aug 2014 - 9:56pm - 0 Comments
Perry eagles final hole to grab one-shot lead at 3M Championship
BLAINE, Minn. -- Kenny Perry eagled the last hole after waiting out a thunderstorm to take a one-shot lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour's 3M Championship. Perry shot a 9-under 63 to reach 16-under 128 at TPC Twin Cities.
2 Aug 2014 - 8:19pm - 0 Comments
Notebook: For Tiger Woods, old driver means same inconsistency
AKRON, Ohio -- Tiger Woods went back to the driver he was using last year, except that it didn't help. He hit only six fairways -- up from four fairways on Friday -- and made only one birdie in a round of 72 that left him no chance of defending his title.
2 Aug 2014 - 5:27pm - 0 Comments
Garcia leads McIlroy by three at Bridgestone
If you liked the last-round drama at the Open Championship, you'll love Sunday's sequel. Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy will be paired up in the final group, with Garcia holding the advantage at the Bridgestone Invitational.
2 Aug 2014 - 5:13pm - 0 Comments
Garcia leads McIlroy by three at Bridgestone Invitational
AKRON, Ohio -- Sergio Garcia still had a three-shot lead when the third round finally ended Saturday at the Bridgestone Invitational. British Open champion Rory McIlroy made it feel a little smaller.
2 Aug 2014 - 5:13pm - 0 Comments
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
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
Watch: Keegan Bradley's near-albatross Saturday
How close did Keegan Bradley come to making an albatross Saturday morning at the Bridgestone Invitational? About the length of his shoe:
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Brady Schnell shoots first 59 in PGA Tour Canada history, with eagle on final hole
You often hear the announcers on golf TV broadcasts say "it's a great day for scoring" when the weather is nice. I don't know if there was anything special going on meteorologically across North America on Friday but, man, it was a great day for scoring.
2 Aug 2014 - 1:06am - 0 Comments