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Tee times: Furyk, Dufner in PGA's final pairing

The likes of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will likely be on their way back home when the 95th PGA Championship is decided Sunday evening. But the day promises some interesting drama, including key pairings. Take a look at ones to watch, as well as complete tee times.

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Golfweek roundtable: The winner Sunday will be . . .

Our crew on the ground at Oak Hill has taken in three practice rounds and three tournament rounds, so they have plenty of knowledge on who will rise on Sunday to hoist the Wanamaker Trophy. Here are their predictions for Sunday.

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Fox offers Norman lead-analyst job

Fox offers Greg Norman lead-analyst job

Fox has approached two-time major winner Greg Norman and offered him the job of lead analyst for the network's golf broadcasts set to debut in 2015.

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Furyk steps up as Oak Hill dons its gloves

Jim Furyk steps up as Oak Hill dons its gloves

On a tough afternoon when the greens began to dry and the winds began to swirl and the atmosphere transitioned into full PGA Championship mode, it was no surprise to see who took on Oak HIll – one of the Tour’s brawlers, Jim Furyk.

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5 Things: McIlroy battles; Furyk's grit; Swede Saturday

Oak Hill had plenty of bite on Saturday, tightening up the PGA Championship with Jim Furyk taking yet another 54-hole lead in a major, with Jason Dufner, Henrik Stenson and Jonas Blixt right on his heels.

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5 Things: Furyk out front as few contend at PGA

5 Things: Jim Furyk out front as few contend at PGA

As Jason Dufner gave way to Jim Furyk during Saturday’s third round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, a few things became obvious. Here are 5 Things to Know from Saturday at the season’s final major.

Ashley Chesters win European Amateur

European Amateur Championship, Ashley Chesters: Wins by one in Spain

Ashley Chesters of England won the European Amateur Championship on Saturday at Real Club de Golf El Prat in Catalunya, Spain, by one over David Morago of Spain.

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PGA's 'Pick the Hole' garners 92,000 votes

PGA's 'Pick the Hole' garners 92,000 votes, tough location

More than 92,000 votes were tallied in the PGA Championship's "Pick the Hole Location Challenge," with "Location C" crowned the winner on Saturday afternoon at Oak Hill CC.

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How it happened: Furyk leads, Dufner 1 back at PGA

Jason Dufner will carry a two-shot lead into the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday, with the likes of Adam Scott, Jim Furyk and Matt Kuchar trying to chase him down. Follow all the action, including Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson updates, here!

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PHOTOS: Mixed fortunes at Oak Hill for golf's best

PHOTOS: Mixed fortunes at Oak Hill for golf's top-ranked players

Judging by the mix of successes and failures among the world's top-ranked golfers, Oak Hill is standing the test of time as a worthy host site for a major. Here's how the world's top 10 golfers are faring.

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Experience lands Feng a spot in Women's Am final

Yueer Cindy Feng, U.S. Women's Amateur, USGA: Experience lands Yueer Cindy Feng a spot in Women's Am final

Yueer Cindy Feng will face Alabama sophomore Emma Talley in the 36-hole final on Sunday. It will be her first trip to the final in a U.S. Golf Association championship, and comes two weeks after falling in the quarterfinals at the U.S. Girls’ Junior.

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Talley advances to U.S. Women's Amateur final

U.S. Women's Amateur, CC of Charleston, Emma Talley: A small-town girl with high hopes of winning the 36-hole championship.

Emma Talley, a small-town girl from Princeton, Ky., will play in the 36-hole final of the U.S. Women's Amateur at the Country Club of Charleston against Yueer 'Cindy' Feng.

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Musings on Oak Hill: Players' Day 3 via Twitter

Musings on Oak Hill: Players' Day 3 via Twitter

Pro golfers took to social media early Saturday and throughout the day – beginning with posts from the PGA Championship at Oak Hill via Twitter.

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Early-Saturday 65 moves Johnson up board

Early-Saturday 65 moves Dustin Johnson up leaderboard

While still needing help to get into contention at the PGA Championship, Dustin Johnson shot 65 Saturday to Oak Hill, rising to T-15 as he headed to the clubhouse.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Michael Weaver

U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Michael Weaver: After a runner-up finish last year, Weaver is looking for revenge in 2013.

Michael Weaver came so close to winning the U.S. Amateur last year. He has gathered some confidence and his putting has rounded into form, after last year's finish and is out looking for revenge at The Country Club.

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Tee times: U.S. Amateur stroke play

U.S. Amateur, The Country Club, Charles River: Groups and tee times for stroke play.

The 113th U.S. Amateur begins Monday Aug. 12 at The Country Club and its companion course, Charles River Country Club. Here are groupings and starting times for the first and second round.

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Women's countdown: No. 25 North Carolina State

Women's college golf preview, North Carolina State: A look at No. 25 North Carolina State before fall women's college golf season

We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 25 North Carolina State

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Men's countdown: No. 25 Illinois

Men's college golf preview, Illinois: A look at No. 25 Illinois before fall men's college golf season.

We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 25 Illinois.