News for Tuesday, July 9, 2013


News 2013 July 9


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Burns jumps out in front at Rolex TOC

Sam Burns shot 6-under 64 to take the lead at the Rolex Tournament of Champions at Lancaster Country Club. Bethany Wu and Karen Chung are tied for the girls-division lead at 2 under.

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John Deere Classic: Tee times, Rounds 1-2

Check out the complete tee times and pairings for the first and second rounds of the John Deere Classic.

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Vogel to make professional debut at John Deere

Florida graduate T.J. Vogel: Making professional debut at the John Deere Classic

Former Florida Gator T.J. Vogel will make his professional debut this week at the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic on a sponsor exemption.

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Mediate inflicts some self-hazing at Senior Open

U.S. Senior Open, Rocco Mediate: Mediate inflicts some self-hazing at Senior Open

Rocco Mediate inflicts some self-hazing at his first U.S. Senior Open at Omaha (Neb.) Country Club. He's just 50-years-old, but already won on the Champions Tour.

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Report: Tiger's relationship with Dubai Holding 'dissolved'

Tiger Woods’ partnership with Dubai Holding has ‘dissolved,’ according to Woods was supposed to be paid $55.4 million to design and promote the golf resort.

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Overcoming obstacles for amputee long drive contest

Amputee Long Drive Championships, Brendon Jacks: Arm, leg and blind golfers are set to take place in the Amputee Long Drive Championships

Brendon Jacks and 12 others are set to take place in the first Amputee World Long Drive Championship at Tennessee National Golf Course July 18-19.

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Robertson to lead first Virginia Tech women's team

Old Dominion's Carol Green Robertson to coach first Virginia Tech women's golf team

Carol Green Robertson has been named the head women’s golf coach at Virginia Tech.

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Bulldog's blog: Royal Dornoch builds on rich history

Bulldog's blog: Royal Dornoch, still a links test, builds on rich history

Royal Dornoch plays just like it was designed back in the late 1800s, fitting for a club so keen with its history that it is establishing a program to investigate the history of sport and culture in the region.

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Midwest puts heartbeat in U.S. Senior Open

Midwest's golf fans put heartbeat in U.S. Senior Open

The U.S. Senior Open has been resurrected - if not saved - by the common folks of America’s heartland, from Ohio to Nebraska. They love their country, and they love their golf, by God.

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PHOTOS: Gary Player in ESPN's 'Body Issue'

ESPN Body Issue, Gary Player: Poses nude for the 2013 edition of ESPN's Body Issue

Photos have surfaced of Gary Player, 77, posing nude in ESPN’s ‘Body Issue.’ Check them out and the rest of the 2013 ESPN 'Body Issue' athletes.