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Fully acclimated, Rahm rallies to advance at U.S. Am

Fully acclimated, Jon Rahm rallies to advance at U.S. Amateur

Jon Rahm's time in the United States has been marked by a shaky start but an inspiring recovery as the Spaniard advanced to the Round of 32 Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur.

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PGA Tour releases 2014-15 schedule

PGA Tour releases 2014-15 season schedule with expected changes

The PGA Tour on Wednesday released its complete 2014-15 schedule, reflecting a handful of moves that were expected.

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Miceli: In stepping aside, Woods steps up

Miceli: In stepping aside, Tiger Woods steps up for U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson and team

When Tiger Woods pulled his name from consideration for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team, it clearly had to be a difficult decision for the injured 14-time major winner based on his recent comments.

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Rude: Woods shouldn't have attempted Valhalla

Rude: Tiger Woods shouldn't have attempted 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla

Maybe Tiger Woods opting to skip the Ryder Cup in the wake of his PGA Championship missed cut at Valhalla will cure what's ailing him -- unlike his game and his injured back, it can't hurt.

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U.S. Amateur tee times: Round of 32 matches

U.S. Amateur tee times: Round of 32 matches

Check out the tee times and pairings for Thursday's Round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur.

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Smith outlasts top seed to advance at U.S. Am

Nathan Smith, 36, outlasts top seed Lee McCoy to advance at 2014 U.S. Amateur

36-year-old mid-amateur Nathan Smith outlasted the top-seeded Lee McCoy in 19 holes to advance to the Round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur.

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Tiger Woods withdraws from Ryder Cup consideration

Tiger Woods withdraws from Ryder Cup consideration

Ending months of speculation on whether he'd be a captain's pick, Tiger Woods has withdrawn himself from consideration for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team.

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Zalatoris defeats injured Niebrugge at U.S. Am

Will Zalatoris defeats injured Jordan Niebrugge in U.S. Amateur match play

Will Zalatoris’ summer keeps getting better knocking off Jordan Niebrugge, 2 and 1, in match play at the 2014 U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club.

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SCORES: U.S. Amateur, Round of 64

SCORES: U.S. Amateur, Round of 64

The Round-of-64 results are rolling in at the 2014 U.S. Amateur. Here is a look at the finished matches at Atlanta Athletic Club.

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Rude: Evans loses a rock in Moore

Rude: Jim Moore, 73, leaves lasting impression on generations of Evans Scholars

Jim Moore left a lasting impression on generations of Evans Scholars during his 47-year Western Golf Association career until his fight against cancer ended Tuesday night at age 73.

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Phillips, Cooper take control at UA/Spieth

Chandler Phillips, Hailee Cooper take control at Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship in Austin

A humble Chandler Phillips pointed to many intangibles when asked about his success through two rounds of the AJGA’s Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship.

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LPGA players salute Rochester for 38 years

Thanks for the memories: LPGA players salute Rochester for 38 years

Karrie Webb, Juli Inkster and Paula Creamer are among the LPGA stars who will celebrate Rochester, N.Y., and Monroe Golf Club at the Wegmans LPGA Championship this week.

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Conners takes down Scheffler at U.S. Amateur

Corey Conners takes down Scottie Scheffler at U.S. Amateur 1 up at Atlanta Athletic Club.

A well-established amateur player himself, Corey Conners took down 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur champion Scottie Scheffler on Wednesday in the Round of 64 at the U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club.

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Schniederjans cruises to 6-and-5 win at U.S. Am

Ollie Schniederjans cruises to 6-and-5 win at U.S. Amateur

Ollie Schniederjans uses the comforts of home to his advantage in 6-and-5 rout at 2014 U.S. Amateur.

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Toy Box Extra e-magazine: August 13, 2014

Toy Box Extra e-magazine: August 13, 2014

This week, we take a look at Rory McIlroy's winning gear at the PGA Championship, as well as sit down with the USGA's Mike Davis.

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Hudson, Marsh take trophies at Dormie Club

Steve Hudson, Don Marsh take Golfweek Senior Match Play trophies at Dormie Club

It came down to the very last hole, but Steve Hudson managed to hold off Pat Thompson on Tuesday to win the inaugural Golfweek Senior Match Play Championship, while Don Marsh took the super senior title.

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As AJGA host, Spieth making quick return to roots

As AJGA host, Jordan Spieth making quick return to roots with Under Armour junior tournament

Jordan Spieth’s returned to Austin for his first time hotsing an AJGA event bearing his name. Nearly a dozen PGA and LPGA tour players did something similar in 2014 in conjunction with the AJGA.

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Puma Golf's Jacquard Pattern polo

Puma Golf's Jacquard Pattern polo

The Jacquard Pattern Polo is one of the newest designs from Puma Golf for the summer.

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Smith, three others get through U.S. Amateur playoff

Nathan Smith, three others get through 2014 U.S. Amateur playoff at Atlanta Athletic Club

Nathan Smith, one of three mid-amateurs remaining in the field, joins Garrett Rank, Zach Healy and Jesse Heinly in advancing to match play after surviving a 17-for-4 playoff Wednesday morning at the U.S. Amateur.

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Notes: Fowler's major run; G-Mac's next gig; more

Notes: Rickie Fowler's major run; Graeme McDowell to be dad; more from PGA Tour

This year, Rickie Fowler not only had the lowest score in the majors despite not winning one, he did something Tiger Woods never did; Graeme McDowell's about to become a dad; plus more PGA Tour news

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Two players' takes on drug-testing reactions

Two players' takes on PGA Tour drug-testing reactions in wake of Dustin Johnson's leave

Dustin Johnson’s announcement that he is taking time away from the Tour to address “personal issues” has revived debate regarding PGA Tour policy on its statements regarding drug-test results.

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McGovern revisits PGA Championship, just for week

Jim McGovern revisits PGA Championship at Valhalla, but just for the week

In 2008, Jim McGovern regained his PGA Tour card at age 43 -- but not his enthusiasm for the gig. Two years later he found a club-pro job in his home state of New Jersey and has loved it since.