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Ha knocks off medalist Yin at U.S. Girls' Junior

Cindy Ha knocks off medalist Angel Yin at 2014 U.S. Girls' Junior

Cindy Ha took down medalist Angel Yin late Thursday afternoon at the U.S. Girls' Junior after being iced by a weather delay for more than an hour.

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5 Things: Petrovic, Putnam share Canadian lead

5 Things: Tim Petrovic, Michael Putnam share RBC Canadian lead

PGA Tour veteran Tim Petrovic and 2013 Web.com Tour money leader Michael Putnam fired 6-under 64s on Thursday at the RBC Canadian Open, sharing a one-shot lead over Kyle Stanley and Taylor Pendrith.

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A closer look: U.S. Junior, quarterfinals

A closer look at the quarterfinal matches of the U.S. Junior Amateur

The final eight are set at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Who will play who? How do they stack up? Who do we think will win? Our Brentley Romine takes a closer look at Friday's quarterfinals at The Club at Carlton Woods.

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5 Things: Horsfield, Crocker hang on at U.S. Junior

5 Things: Sam Horsfield, Sean Crocker hang on at U.S. Junior; Andy Zhang does, too

After two rounds of match play Thursday at The Club at Carlton Woods, the field is down to eight at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Those remaining include both stroke-play medalists, two U.S. Open participants and last year's runner-up.

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Lyle's comeback starts with 67 on Web.com Tour

Jarrod Lyle's comeback starts with 67 on Web.com Tour

Jarrod Lyle's American comeback started impressively, as the Aussie fired a 4-under 67 at the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic near Kansas City.

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U.S. shut out on Day 1 of International Crown

U.S. shut out on Day 1 of LPGA's International Crown

The top-seeded U.S. squad ended Day 1 at the LPGA's International Crown as the only team without a point after losing twice to eighth-seeded Taiwan.

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Par 5s prove pivotal in Porter Cup second-round

Par 5s prove pivotal in Porter Cup second-round

Take advantage when you can is the name of the game at Niagara Falls Country Club for the 56th annual Porter Cup as Geoff Drakeford takes the second-round lead.

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Notes: Dunne shows growth in victory at Girls' Junior

Notes: Brigitte Dunne falters, but recovers just in time at Girls' Junior

Brigitte Dunne admits she got in her own way in missing match play at the 2013 U.S. Girls' Junior. This year, she is attempting to remain calm under pressure, and it paid off in a 19-hole victory over Hailee Cooper in the Round of 32 on Thursday.

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Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round

Bernhard Langer leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round

Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American Bob Tway in the British Senior Open at a sweltering Royal Porthcawl on Thursday.

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Jesse Bull, 39, wins the 111th Minnesota Amateur

Jesse Bull, 39, wins the 111th Minnesota Amateur

Jesse Bull birdied the final hole to win the 111th Minnesota Golf Association Amateur Championship at Golden Valley Golf & Country Club. In doing so he became the first player since 1948 to win on his home course.

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Pike wins the Carolinas Super Senior Championship

Arlis Pike wins the Carolinas Super Senior Championship

Arlis Pike strung together rounds of 67-68 for a 135 total to win the 6th Carolina’s Super Senior Championship on Tuesday at High Meadows Golf & Country Club in Roaring Gap, N.C.

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Rickie Fowler says ‘9’ is just fine in USGA pitch

Rickie Fowler says ‘9’ is just fine in USGA pitch

In an effort to encourage more golfers to fit a quick nine holes into their busy schedules, the USGA along with American Express has introduced a new 'play 9' campaign.

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Nicklaus: McIlroy impressive; Tiger should make Ryder Cup

Jack Nicklaus likes what he sees in Rory Mcllroy; would put Tiger Woods on Ryder Cup team

Jack Nicklaus talked to the media on Thursday ahead of the PGA Championship, and says he is impressed by Rory McIlroy, while also saying he'd pick Tiger Woods for the Ryder Cup squad.

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A closer look: U.S. Junior, Round of 16

A closer look at the Round of 16 matches at the U.S. Junior Amateur

Thursday marks the first of three straight scheduled 36-hole days at the U.S. Junior Amateur. The field was cut in half following Thursday morning’s Round of 32 and will be reduced to just eight by day’s end. Here’s a closer look at the Round of 16 matches.

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Theegala advances, faces friend Crocker at U.S. Junior

Sahith Theegala to face friend Sean Crocker for right to advance at U.S. Junior

Sahith Theegala missed qualifying for the U.S. Amateur by one shot. Now, he's trying to get in with a finals appearance at the U.S. Junior Amateur, and he'll have to beat friend and top-seeded Sean Crocker in the Round of 16 to keep his hopes alive.

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Thomson makes more history at Porter Cup

Will Thomson makes more history at Porter Cup

Will Thomson, a native of Pittsfield, N.Y., became the youngest player to play in the field at Niagara Falls Country Club on Wednesday at the age of 13.

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SCORES: RBC Canadian Open

SCORES: RBC Canadian Open

Follow the live leaderboard from the 2014 RBC Canadian Open.

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On break from camp, Dickson enjoying U.S. Junior

On break from caddie camp, Will Dickson enjoying U.S. Junior Amateur

Will Dickson hasn't played much golf lately because of a caddie camp he is attending in Massachusetts. But that didn't stop him from advancing to the Round of 32 at the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur.