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Palmer takes the early lead at Deutsche Bank Championship

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Norton, Mass. - Ryan Palmer has felt all year that something special was going to happen. For now, he'll take his lowest round of the season.Palmer took only 21 putts and made birdie on half of his holes Friday on the TPC Boston,...

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Woods splits with swing coach after four years

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors.Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval with his...

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Mahan wins Barclays with closing 65

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Paramus, N.J. - About the only thing that went wrong for Hunter Mahan at The Barclays was when the trophy broke. All he had to show for perhaps the biggest win of his career was a large wreath of roses."Am I supposed to put this on,...

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Furyk has another chance to succeed

 August 24, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Paramus, N.J. - Jim Furyk doesn't see another chance to fail, only another chance to win.Seven times since Furyk last won at the 2010 Tour Championship, he has had at least a share of the 54-hole lead.Seven times he has...

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Scott in position for the big prize

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Paramus, N.J. - Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.Scott ran off four straight birdies in the middle of his round Friday, and then...

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Van Pelt leads while Rory struggles

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Paramus, N.J. - Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months.He could afford a day off.That wasn't the case for players like Bo Van Pelt and...

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McIlroy wants strong finish to great year

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Paramus, N.J. - The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn't even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake."That's not going to happen," said Rory McIlroy, with a smile.He's correct, based on...

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Golf roundup

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 11:46 pm

Park wins LPGA Championship

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Golf roundup

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Lincicome maintains lead at LPGA Championship

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Golf roundup

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Slocum, Langley share lead at Wyndham Championship

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Villegas holds lead at regular-season finale

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Greensboro, N.C. - Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back.A recharged Villegas shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham...

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Tiger Woods removes himself from Ryder Cup consideration

 August 14, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Tiger Woods removed himself from consideration for the Ryder Cup team Wednesday evening with a clear message that he is not healthy enough to play.One day after U.S. captain Tom Watson said he trusted Woods to give him the "straight...

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McIlroy is taking over the golf world, just like Tiger once did

 August 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Louisville, Ky. - Anyone could see Rory McIlroy had the gifts to be the next big thing in golf.His victory in the PGA Championship was more about grit.That might be more impressive than some of the numbers associated with his...

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Watson's still considering Tiger for Ryder Cup

 August 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Louisville, Ky. - U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup, a decision that ultimately would be based on Woods' words instead of his...

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McIlroy leaves the field at Valhalla in the dark

 August 11, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Louisville, Ky. - The challenge finally arrived for Rory McIlroy, and he was better than ever Sunday to win the PGA Championship.On a back nine filled with clutch shots and as much tension as a major can provide, McIlroy emerged...

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With 18 holes to play, will McIlroy remain head and shoulders above the rest?

 August 10, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Louisville, Ky. - Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship."It's a great position to be in," he...

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Ain't no stopping Rory McIlroy now

 August 9, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Louisville, Ky. - Rory McIlroy is making this PGA Championship feel like 2000 all over again at Valhalla.Back then, it was Tiger Woods who was making the game look easy as he started to pile up majors. Now it's McIlroy, the...

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McIlroy's off to a strong start, as Tiger struggles

 August 8, 2014; Updated: 1:59 am

Louisville, Ky. — Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started. Momentum was a big theme Thursday in the opening round of the PGA Championship, and it even applied to Tiger...

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Woods back and ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship

 August 7, 2014; Updated: 12:57 am

Louisville, Ky. — Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship.

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Will Mickelson be in the mix at the PGA Championship?

 August 6, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Louisville, Ky. - Phil Mickelson will be the first to admit he's a bit streaky.Sure, it's been more than a year since his last victory.Then he goes and makes 10 birdies while shooting 62 on the final day at...

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The Tiger watch is on for final major of the year

 August 5, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Louisville, Ky. - Joe LaCava walked nearly every blade of grass on the 18th green at Valhalla Golf Club, jotting notes in his yardage book after stepping off the distances from every edge of the green to every possible pin position. It was...

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Injury may keep Tiger out of PGA Championship

 August 4, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Akron, Ohio - Tiger Woods was stricken with more back pain Sunday and withdrew after eight holes at the Bridgestone Invitational. He struggled to even take off his golf shoes before being driven away to an uncertain future.In his...

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McIlroy rallies to win Bridgestone title

 August 4, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Akron, Ohio - Winning the British Open wasn't enough to make Rory McIlroy want to take the rest of the year off to celebrate. Neither was the first World Golf Championship he won Sunday at Firestone.Another major awaits next week.

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This time, McIlroy's chasing Garcia

 August 3, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Akron, Ohio - Sergio Garcia was in the trees left of the 18th fairway, looking through a gap in the branches to find a way out. Ahead of him was Rory McIlroy, giving his 35-foot birdie putt a little body English before it fell for...

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PGA refutes report of Dustin Johnson suspension due to drug use

 August 2, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

The PGA Tour rebutted a published report Friday that Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drug test.Johnson said in a vague statement issued by his management company that he would take a leave of absence effective immediately...

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