News for Thursday, August 22, 2013

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Defending champ Ko among co-leaders in Canada

Amateur Lydia Ko opened her Canadian Women's Open championship defense with a 65 to tie for the lead alongside Christel Boeljon -- who notched an ace down the stretch Thursday -- and Angela Stanford.

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5 Things: Stadler shines; Woods holds up

After two weather delays, there's still plenty of first-round golf to be played at The Barclays, as Kevin Stadler holds a one-shot lead following a 7-under 64 at Liberty National. Here are 5 Things you need to know.

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How it Happened: Stadler leads Barclays

Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar and Brandt Snedeker will play early Thursday in the Barclays, kicking off the 2013 FedEx Cup Playoffs. Stay tuned all day long to see who makes a first-round move.

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Lang, Barrand win Golfweek New England Junior

Jackson Lang and Katie Barrand won the Golfweek New England Junior on a soggy Thursday in Baltic, Conn.

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Westwood swaps shafts for first time in 17 years

Lee Westwood switched iron shafts for the first time in 17 years this week, swapping Ping JZ shafts for True Temper X100 shafts. However, the change came in a roundabout way.

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Hoops coach makes ace, albatross in 2-month span

Fred Hoiberg, Iowa State's men's basketball coach, had his first ace on Monday, two months after recording a double eagle.

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Barclays delay brings out players' cellphone cameras

During the first-round rain delays at the 2013 Barclays, a few cellphone cameras came out in and around the Liberty National clubhouse.

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Stricker leads Tour in season head-to-head record

Rarely do you hear anyone talk about a player’s head-to-head won-loss-tie record. With the PGA Tour’s version of playoffs beginning today, let’s take a look at those head-to-head records, which mean so much in other sports.

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PHOTOS: Ping's new S55 irons

Our David Dusek takes a look at the new Ping S55 irons through photos.

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PGA Tour Canada player hits himself with drive

Ever hit yourself with your own drive on the golf course? Well, PGA Tour Canada player J.J. Regan did just that before the Great Waterway Classic.

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Notes: Hull, Ko pairing offers peek into future

Charley Hull, the 17-year-old European Solheim Cup darling, is playing her first year of professional golf without any sponsors in an attempt to "prove herself." It's going well so far.

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Cairns wins his third Michigan PGA Championship

Brian Cairns, carded rounds of 72-68-69 for a 7 under-par 209 total to win the Gilbert A. Currie Trophy at the Michigan PGA Championship on Aug. 21.

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Women's countdown: No. 13 Washington

The Huskies return all five starters from a team that was ranked No. 1 at last season's midway point.

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Men's countdown: No. 13 Florida State

We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 13. Florida State.

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SCORES: Round 1, Barclays

Follow the Round 1 leaderboard at the Barclays, the PGA Tour's first FedEx Cup Playoffs event.