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U.S. closing in on Curtis Cup title in St. Louis

U.S. closing in on Curtis Cup title; GB&I to play like it has 'nothing to lose'

While the U.S. looks like it have need only a half-point in Sunday singles at the Curtis Cup, the GB&I squad knows it can play loose, as it simply has 'nothing to lose.'

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Mercer's Kountakis takes Palmetto Amateur title

Mercer's Emmanuel Kountakis takes Palmetto Amateur title

Mercer's Emmanuel Kountakis fired a final-round 3-under 67 to secure a four-shot victory at the 2014 Palmetto Amateur.

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Baylor's Jones rallies to win Southwestern Amateur

Baylor's Kyle Jones rallies to win Southwestern Amateur

Baylor's Kyle Jones fired a final-round 3-under 67 to win the Southwestern Amateur at Desert Mountain.

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5 Things: Crane leads as play halted; Lefty in hunt

5 Things: Ben Crane leads as Round 3 halted in Memphis; Phil Mickelson in hunt

Saturday at the FedEx St. Jude Classic began with an hour fog delay and ended with the fifth weather delay of the tournament. Ben Crane, the leader at 13 under, got just six holes into his third round before thunderstorms halted play shortly before 7 p.m. local time in Memphis.

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Tracker: Crane still leads in Memphis; play halted again

Tour Tracker: FedEx St. Jude Classic, Saturday at TPC Southwind in Memphis

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and flooding all did their part in suspending play Friday at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Just 32 players, including six-shot leader Ben Crane, were able to finish their second rounds, meaning Saturday will be another long day of golf at TPC Southwind in Memphis.

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Feng takes lead at Manulife Financial Classic

Shanshan Feng takes lead at LPGA's Manulife Financial Classic

Shanshan Feng took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the LPGA Tour's Manulife Financial Classic, shooting a 4-under 67 in calm conditions at Grey Silo.

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Jason Millard disqualifies himself from U.S. Open

Jason Millard disqualifies himself from U.S. Open; Sam Love in

Jason Millard of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was disqualified Saturday from the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst after reporting a self-imposed penalty in sectional qualifying.

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Law, Dimmock keep GB&I hopes alive at Curtis Cup

Bronte Law, Annabel Dimmock keep GB&I hopes alive at Curtis Cup

The point Great Britain and Ireland secured on the 18th green did more than boost morale. It assured that Sunday’s singles matches at the Curtis Cup are relevant.

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Defending champ Luiten leads Lyoness Open

Defending champion Joost Luiten leads Lyoness Open

Defending champion Joost Luiten stormed to the top of the leaderboard on Saturday behind a 6-under 66 at the Lyoness Open at Diamond Country Club in Atzenbrugg, Austria.

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Wright maintains lead at Southwestern Am

Zach Wright maintains lead at Southwestern Amateur

There wasn't much change at the top of the leaderboard Friday at the Southwestern Amateur and that's how leader Zachary Wright preferred it. Wright takes a two-shot advantage into the final round Saturday.

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Legends of Golf revives the 'old timers'

Legends of Golf revives the 'old timers' for one weekend at Top of the Rock in Ridgedale, Mo.

What makes the Legends so special is it has always been golf's version of old timer's day(s). Great like Jack NIcklaus, Gary Player and Lee Trevino tee if up for the Legends of Golf at Top of the Rock.