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  • McIlroy Bests Star-Studded Field at BMW Championship

    Rory McIlroy became the first player since Tiger Woods in 2009 to win in consecutive weeks on the PGA Tour, beating the year’s strongest leaderboard on Sunday to claim the BMW Championship title. McIlroy closed with a 5-under 67 to earn a two-shot victory over Phil Mickelson and Lee Westwood. It is McIlroy’s sixth career win. He, Jack Nicklaus a ...

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  • Davis Love III Fills Out US Ryder Cup Squad

    U.S. captain Davis Love III filled out his 12-man Ryder Cup team on Tuesday, selecting Jim Furyk, Steve Stricker, Brandt Snedeker and Dustin Johnson for the upcoming Ryder Cup set for Sept. 28-30 at Medinah Country Club, located outside of Chicago.  The eight Americans who qualified three weeks ago were Tiger Woods, Masters champion Bubba Watson, Jason ...

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  • Woods Becomes PGA Tour’s First $100 Million Man

    Tiger Woods finished third in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday, becoming the first PGA Tour player to earn $100 million. By earning $544,000 at TPC Boston, Woods has now earned $100,350,700 in his career. Phil Mickelson is in second place with $66,805,498 in career winnings. Sam Snead leads the PGA Tour in career victories with 82 but earned just $ ...

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  • McIlroy Holds On, Wins Deutsche Bank Championship

    NORTON, Mass. — Rory McIlroy erased a three-shot deficit in just five holes on Monday, winning the Deutsche Bank Championship in ugly fashion at TPC Boston. McIlroy, golf’s No. 1 player, tore up the turf on a tee shot that traveled 169 yards. It was the only fairway he hit over the last five holes. He had to make a 6-foot putt to save par from a ...

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  • PGA Tour Playoffs Begin With Deutsche Bank Championship

    NBC Sports Group will carry more than 65 combined hours of live coverage of the final three events of the PGA Tour Playoffs for the FedExCup, beginning Friday with the Deutsche Bank Championship from TPC Boston and followed by the BMW Championship (Sept. 6-9) and the Tour Championship by Coca-Cola (Sept. 20-23). Golf Channel also will replay the tournaments ...

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  • BMW Championship Selling Limited Number of Daily Tickets at Gate

    A limited number of daily tickets will be available at the gate for the 2012 BMW Championship being held Sept. 3-9 at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind., Western Golf Association tournament officials have announced. “With so many fans showing interest in attending, and with this being the PGA TOUR players’ first visit to Indiana in more ...

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  • Bradley Rounds Out Field For Grand Slam of Golf

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Masters Champion Bubba Watson, U.S. Open Champion Webb Simpson, Open Champion Ernie Els, and defending Champion Keegan Bradley form the elite foursome that will compete Oct. 22-24, at Bermuda's Port Royal Golf Course in the 30th PGA Grand Slam of Golf.It will be the rookie appearance for both Watson and Simpson, while 2011 PGA Cham ...

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  • Watson Should Reach Fundraising Goal At Barclays

    Bubba Watson needs only four drives of 300 yards or longer at The Barclays this week to reach the target of 300 drives established earlier this year with the "Bubba Long in Pink. Driven by PING” promotion. For the season, with his all-pink PING G20 driver, he has blasted 296 drives 300 yards or farther, earning $300 from PING for each one. To date, Bub ...

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  • Martha Burk Gets Her Just Due

    By Mark Cardon Martha Burk may be having the last laugh. In 2003, at the rain-plagued Masters at Augusta National, Burk, of the National Council of Women's Organizations, urged the club to include women among its members.    She staged a protest and very few journalists covered the event. It was held in a muddy field a half-mile and across t ...

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  • First Season of PGA Tour Latino America to Debut in Mexico

    The inaugural 2012 season of the PGA Tour Latino America will debut in Mexico with two new events, the Mundo Maya Open and the Monterrey Open. The Mundo Maya Open kicks off the season on Sept.3, 2012 in Merida, Mexico at the Yucatan Country Club, a Jack Nicklaus Signature design golf courseYucatan Country Club is a beautiful master plan community in the hear ...

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