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  • Bevacqua Named CEO of PGA Of America

    Peter Bevacqua has been selected as chief executive officer of The PGA of America, becoming the third CEO of the world's largest sports organization. He succeeds Joe Steranka, who retired after 25 years with The PGA, the last seven as CEO. Bevacqua previously served as chief business officer for the United States Golf Association and more recently led the go ...

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  • Beljan Survives Scare, Wins 1st Tour Title

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Doctors told Charlie Beljan he was in good enough health to leave the hospital Saturday morning, but perhaps not to play golf. With his job on the line and his name atop the leaderboard for the first time, Beljan ignored the recommendation and was glad he did.One day after a panic attack so severe that he struggled to breathe and fe ...

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  • Final Tournament Offers Final Chance for PGA Tour Exemption

    Disney is considered one of the happiest places on earth, but this weekend’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic at Disney’s Magnolia and Palm Golf Courses is certain to test the mettle of many professional golfers. It’s the final PGA Tour event of the year and the stakes have never been higher. Following the tournament on Su ...

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  • New Book Celebrates Irish Golf’s Magnificent Seven

    The success of Irish golfers since Padraig Harrington's first Major win in the British Open at Carnoustie in 2007 has been phenomenal. Irish golfers have won seven out of 22 majors between that victory and Rory McIlroy's second career major at this year's U.S. Championship, a strike-rate matched only by the powerhouse that is the United States. How did Irel ...

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  • Guan, 14, Earns Invite to Masters

    BANGKOK – Chinese prodigy Guan Tianlang, 14, became the youngest winner of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship after a closing one-under-par 71 gave him a 15-under total of 273 and a nail-biting one-stroke victory at Amata Spring Country Club in Chonburi, Thailand.Guan, the youngest player in the field, completed a wire-to-wire victory that has earne ...

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  • Poulter Rallies to win HSBC Champions

    Ian Poulter won the HSBC Champions in Shenzen, China. Poulter shot a 21 under par to secure the win using Cobra Golf equipment and wearing Puma Golf footwear and belt. Poulter’s win comes after four top ten finishes during the season along with a pivotal role in Europe’s win at the 2012 Ryder Cup.Poulter started the final round tied for fourth pl ...

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  • Titleist, McIlroy to Part Ways

    The Acushnet Company, which manufactures the Titleist and FootJoy brands, and Rory McIlroy, jointly announced Tuesday that McIlroy's relationship with Acushnet will not extend beyond Dec. 31. McIlroy has trusted Titleist and FootJoy equipment throughout his professional career that commenced as an 18-year old in September 2007. "Our goal has been to provide ...

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  • Kaymer Back to Defend Title at Mission Hills

    Defending champion Martin Kaymer, World No. 3 Luke Donald, World No. 4 Lee Westwood and four-time major winner Phil Mickelson will highlight the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions this week at Mission Hills Guangdong, China, on the Olazabal Course. Kaymer, the 2010 US PGA Champion, is looking forward to defending the title that he won in such style las ...

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  • Watney Sets Course Record, Wins in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Nick Watney missed a chance for a 59 on Sunday in his CIMB Classic victory, closing with a course-record 10-under 61 at The Mines despite a bogey at the 18th. Needing a birdie on the par-4 18th for a 59, Watney drove into the left rough, failed to reach the green with his approach and left his long birdie pitch just short of the pu ...

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  • McIlroy Tops Woods in Exhibition

    Rory McIlroy defeated Tiger Woods in the first one-on-one exhibition match between golf's two biggest names on Monday in China. McIlroy shot a 5-under 67 to beat Woods by one stroke in an 18-hole match at the Jinsha Lake Golf Club in central China. The event was called the "Duel at Jinsha Lake," and marked the first time the two golfers had played head-to- ...

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