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SPECIAL EDITION: Presidents Cup, Day 2

SPECIAL EDITION: Presidents Cup, Day 2

From the Forecaddie to a breakdown of how Mother Nature made Muirfield a bit messy to Jeff Rude's take on Day 2 action, check out our easy-to-read Presidents Cup e-magazine.

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Korda leads by 2 shots at Reignwood Classic

American golfer Jessica Korda shot a 5-under 68 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Reignwood Classic in smog-shrouded Beijing.

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Close competition adds drama to Presidents Cup

Close competition adds drama to 2013's Presidents Cup

At this year's Presidents Cup, the Washington Generals of this matchup, the Internationals, are giving its Harlem Globetrotters, the U.S., a pretty good run so far.

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'Coach' Mickelson calls perfect audible at Prez Cup

Coach Phil Mickelson calls perfect audible at Prez Cup

Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson had discussed their Presidents Cup strategy nearly a month ago, but Lefty decided to call an audible on Friday afternoon and it led to a 4-and-3 route of Jason Day and Graham DeLaet.

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Notes: Mother Nature continues to affect Prez Cup

Mother Nature is making it just a little difficult for the Presidents Cup with rain forcing postponements the first two days and now four of the six second days foursomes matches will continue into Saturday’s third day of matches.

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Cabrera wins second battle with hecklers

Angel Cabrera wins second battle with Presidents Cup hecklers

Liquid courage apparently was a factor in the Presidents Cup competition Friday, when Angel Cabrera backed away from a 28-foot birdie putt three times because of crowd noise -- before sinking it.

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How it happened: U.S. still leads amid rain

Presidents Cup Tracker: Follow Day 2 action at Muirfield Village

After the Americans took the lead in every four-ball match early on Thursday, the Internationals were able to rally after a weather delay to end the opening day of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village just one point back. They remain one point back after Friday's weather-shortened foursomes session.

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Els, de Jonge efficiently top Haas, Mahan

Els, de Jonge efficiently top Haas, Mahan at Presidents Cup

Brendon De Jonge continued his strong play from the opener while Ernie Els stepped his game up – and the Internationals earned a 4 and 3 victory as their U.S. opponents turned in a lackluster round.

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Mickelson, Bradley get back to winning ways

Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley rebounded after a four-ball loss on Thursday to defeat Jason Day and Graham DeLaet, 4 and 3, Friday in foursomes.

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Europe's lead narrows in Seve Trophy Day 2

Europe's lead narrows in Seve Trophy Day 2

Nicolas Colsaerts and Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano equaled the biggest winning margin in the tournament's history with a 6 and 5 win, but GB&I narrowed Europe's margin to a shot.

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Behind McDonald, Mississippi State moves forward

Ally McDonald, Mississippi State, women's college golf: Behind McDonald, Mississippi State keeps moving forward

Mississippi State has a bench. Head coach Ginger Brown-Lemm precedes that statement with an important qualifier.

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Player diary: Alabama's Emma Talley (Part 2)

Emma Talley, Alabama, golf, Crimson Tide: Talley consumed with allergies, Alabama football

Emma Talley checks in with an update on student-athlete life at Alabama.

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Texas junior Hickok's wrist injury improves

College Men's Golf, Kramer Hickok, Texas: Wrist injury improves; hopes to be back for Isleworth

This was supposed to be Kramer Hickok’s year. He was supposed to take over leadership of the Texas Longhorns and lead the charge to its second national title in three years.

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Oklahoma set to host Schooner Fall Classic

College Women's Golf, Oklahoma: Set to host Schooner Fall Classic

The Schooner Fall Classic is set to take place at Belmar Golf Club in Norman, Okla., Oct. 5-7.

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Notes: Air Force cancels trip; Army tourney on

College Men's Golf, Air Force, Army, Navy: One trip cancelled, Stars & Stripes still on, one up in the air after gov't shutdown

Air Force had to cancel its travel plans for the Brickyard Collegiate Championship because of the government shutdown. One bright side? Army will host the first Stars and Stripes Invitational.