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Finau wins Stonebrae Classic for 1st Web.com win

Tony Finau wins Stonebrae Classic for 1st Web.com Tour title

Tony Finau recorded his maiden Web.com Tour victory by winning the Stonebrae Classic Sunday in Hayward, Calif.

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Winner's bag: Rory McIlroy at WGC-Bridgestone

Winner's bag: Rory McIlroy at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on PGA Tour

Here is a complete list of the golf clubs and equipment Rory McIlroy used to win the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on PGA Tour.

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McIlroy takes command at WGC-Bridgestone

Rory McIlroy's command performance wins WGC-Bridgestone

Rory McIlroy appears to be playing flawlessly these days -- his explosive start in overcoming a three-shot deficit to Sergio Garcia is just the latest example as he won the 2014 WGC-Bridgestone.

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5 Things: Mickelson, Westwood, Reed recover

5 Things: Mickelson, Westwood, Reed make big strides at WGC-Bridgestone

Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood and Patrick Reed enjoyed resurgences of sorts Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational even as Rory McIlroy's comeback win took the spotlight. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Tracker: McIlroy wins WGC-Bridgestone

Tracker: Rory McIlroy wins WGC-Bridgestone on PGA Tour, catching Sergio Garcia from behind

Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational will feature Sergio Garcia looking to turn his lead into a win Sunday -- while Tiger Woods withdrew with an injury. Follow the highlights here!

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Perry edges Langer for 3M Championship title

Kenny Perry edges Bernhard Langer for 3M Championship title

Kenny Perry delivered a clutch up-and-down birdie at the final hole to hold off Bernhard Langer and win the 3M Championship Sunday in Blaine, Minn.

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Ogilvy wins Barracuda for 1st Tour win since '10

Geoff Ogilvy wins Barracuda Championship for 1st PGA Tour victory since 2010

Geoff Ogilvy notched his first PGA Tour victory since 2010 by capturing the Barracuda Championship on Sunday in Reno, Nev.

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Schauffele admits fatigue during Western Am final

Xander Schauffele admits fatigue during Western Amateur final at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago

Xander Schauffele used everything he had left in the tank to try and will out a victory at the 112th Western Amateur Championship on August 2, but unfortunately it wasn’t enough.

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Marsh, Robb, Griffith win titles on mainland Britain

Amateur roundup: Marsh, Robb, Griffith win titles on mainland Britain

Nick Marsh, Chris Robb and Evan Griffith earned ultimate amateur bragging rights in their homelands by winning the national amateur championships of England, Scotland and Wales, respectively.

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Tiger Woods WDs at WGC-Bridgestone

Tiger Woods WDs Sunday at WGC-Bridgestone

Tiger Woods on Sunday withdrew from the WGC-Bridgestone with an injury, moments after hitting his tee shot on the ninth hole -- telling a reporter he pulled his back.

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Dufner stays low key before PGA Championship

Jason Dufner stays low key before PGA Championship title defense at Valhalla

Jason Dufner's low-key lifestyle helps him to stay out of his career's spotlight -- and the defending champ at the PGA Championship pulling in big returns on his approach heading to Valhalla.

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Valhalla can weed out PGA Championship also-rans

Jack Nicklaus' renovated Valhalla will filter out 2014 PGA Championship also-rans

With its brawny par 4s, Valhalla -- which Jack Nicklaus designed in 1986 and renovated in 2012, will separate the PGA Championship victor from the also-rans.

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Caddie reflects on PGA Championship call

Caddie reflects on PGA Championship phone call to loop for Jack Nicklaus in '74

When heating and air conditioning salesman Jack Rickard received a phone call to caddie for Jack Nicklaus at the 1974 PGA Championship, he was gone as fast as you could say, "Cool."

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May's PGA Championship legacy: 'Good times'

Bob May's place in PGA Championship history: "Nothing but good times" at Valhalla in 2000

Bob May finds comfort with his place in history as Tiger Woods' foil at Valhalla in the 2000 PGA Championship -- realizing it was one of the great head-to-head duels in a major.

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Broce keeps PGA Championship in perspective

Club pro Jamie Broce keeps 2014 PGA Championship experience in proper perspective at Valhalla

Jamie Broce came to the realization years ago that he wasn’t going to make a living as a touring professional, so the club pro keeps his 2014 PGA Championship experience in check.