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Bill Zimmerman

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Fowler among Ryder Cup movers at Open

At the British Open, Rickie Fowler was thinking of Gleneagles and the fact he rose from seventh to third in Ryder Cup points -- pretty much securing a spot on the U.S. roster.

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McIlroy on Scott's heels in OWGR

Winning a major comes with plenty of accolades. For Rory McIlroy after the 2014 British Open, it also vaults him to No. 2 in the OWGR behind only Adam Scott.

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McIlroy rises in FedEx Cup points; Woods drops

Rory McIlroy's British Open win boosted his FedEx Cup points standing from 42nd to 11th, according to the PGA Tour, while Tiger Woods' standing took a hit.

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Ko's Sunday 65 takes LPGA's Marathon Classic

With a birdie at the 18th, her sixth of the day, Lydia Ko fired a 65 to win by a shot over So Yeon Ryu on Sunday at the LPGA's Marathon Classic.

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Notable golfers quick to praise McIlroy's win

Notables from the game of golf – his competitors and otherwise – were quick to compliment 2014 Champion Golfer of the Year Rory McIlroy after he claimed his first Claret Jug for winning the British Open.

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LPGA's Diaz stays out front at Marathon

Laura Diaz shot 69 Friday to stay three shots ahead of Lydia Ko and Lee-Anne Pace at the LPGA's Marathon Classic, while Michelle Wie missed her second straight cut.

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Diaz builds 4-shot Marathon lead, shooting 62

Thursday, Laura Diaz's bogey-free 62 at Highland Meadows in Sylvania, Ohio, gave her a four-shot lead in the first round of the LPGA's Marathon Classic.

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Montgomerie takes U.S. Senior Open in playoff

With a par putt to cap a three-hole aggregate playoff, Colin Montgomerie won the 2014 U.S. Senior Open for his second major championship since the 51-year-old started playing on Champions Tour.

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Rose's 2nd straight win comes at Scottish

Hauling in his second victory in as many starts, Justin Rose fired off a bogey-free 65 Sunday to win the 2014 Scottish Open.

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Sauers leads as Monty fades in U.S. Senior Open

Colin Montgomerie's attempt at a wire-to-wire run in the U.S. Senior Open has been broken by Gene Sauers' 68 in Saturday's third round at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla.

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John Deere Classic: Tee times, final round

Leader Brian Harman and Steve Stricker will share the final tee time in Sunday's final round of the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic.

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5 Things: Rose, Warren share Scottish lead

2013 U.S. Open champion Justin Rose shot 66 Saturday to rise into a tie for the lead with Marc Warren through three rounds of the 2014 Scottish Open.

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5 Things: Monty stays on top at U.S. Senior

A round of even-par 71 was enough for Colin Montgomerie to keep his one-shot lead at the midpoint of the 2014 U.S. Senior Open, while Bernhard Langer lurks. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Women's British Open: Tee times, third round

Leader Mo Martin will share a tee time Saturday with Beatriz Recari in the third round of the 2014 Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale.

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65 has Montgomerie in U.S. Senior Open lead

With four bogeys and a birdie on each nine, Colin Montgomerie shot 65 to move to the first-round lead of the U.S. Senior Open on Thursday at Oak Tree National in Edmond, Okla.

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Johnson right back in tie for Deere lead

Zach Johnson, who was a playoff hole short of winning last year's John Deere Classic, shot 63 Thursday to tie for the lead at 8 under with Brian Harman and Rory Sabbatini.

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Mickelson makes birdie from cart path at Scottish

Playing it as it lies on the pavement on the par-4 13th at Royal Aberdeen in the first round of the Scottish Open, Phil Mickelson hit it inside 10 feet and made birdie on his way to a 68.

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O, Canada: Sloan wins Nova Scotia Open

After holding off Derek Fathauer and his 66 to force a playoff, Albertan Roger Sloan parred his 37th hole of the day to win the Nova Scotia Open Sunday in his home country.

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5 Things: Cabrera wins; McNeill's fireworks; more

Two holes-in-one Sunday. Two 61s this week. And yet Angel Cabrera – he of two major victories – had none of the above en route to winning the PGA Tour's 2014 Greenbrier Classic.

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Palmer: Lancaster ready for '15 U.S. Women's Open

Marking a year to the day of next year's U.S. Women's Open at Lancaster (Pa.) CC, Arnold Palmer took part in the town's Lancaster First Swing event Saturday.

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McNeill, Cauley aces Sunday at Greenbrier

Sunday was aces for Bud Cauley and George McNeill – each carding a hole-in-one during the final round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Greenbrier Classic.

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McDowell charges to French Open win

A final-round 67 lifted Graeme McDowell to his second straight French Open title Sunday at Le Golf National in Paris -- passing Kevin Stadler, who was trying to win wire-to-wire.

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Greenbrier Classic: Tee times, final round

Leader Billy Hurley III and two-time major winner Angel Cabrera will share the last tee time in Sunday's final round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Greenbrier Classic, while the groups ahead take aim.

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5 Things: Hurley holds on; Cabrera rises; more

Billy Hurley III boosted his lead to two shots Saturday at the PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic while Angel Cabrera moved into contention with a 64. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Raber cards hole-in-one on par 4

Tyler Raber carded a hole-in-one on a par-4 during this week's ArrowCreek Open on the eGolf Tour -- a feat only accomplished once on PGA Tour.

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U.S. Senior Open: Tee times, rounds 1-2

At this year's U.S. Senior Open, Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and Kenny Perry aim to become a two-time major winner in the 2014 Champions Tour season; here are their tee times for the first two rounds.

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Storm postpones Nova Scotia Open's 3rd round

Citing "several trees down" and high winds at Ashburn GC in the wake of Tropical Storm Arthur, the Web.com Tour postponed Saturday's third round of the Nova Scotia Open and rescheduled it as part of 36 holes of play Sunday.

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Stadler widens lead at French Open

Despite failing to break par Saturday, Kevin Stadler widened his French Open lead to four shots as wind gusts and rain showers inhibited the field at Le Golf National.

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Greenbrier Classic: Tee times, third round

Leader Billy Hurley III will share the final tee time of the day with Kevin Chappell in Saturday's third round of the Greenbrier Classic on a day that will see the field's biggest names scattered across the course.

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5 Things: Hurley, Matteson, Stricker shine

While Troy Matteson's 61 was the round of the day, Billy Hurley III's 63 grabbed the Greenbrier Classic lead at 9 under after two rounds. Here are 5 Things to know from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

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Rodriguez, Sloan tied for lead in Nova Scotia Open

Roger Sloan birdied two of his last three holes for a 65 Friday that pulled him into a tie for the lead in his homeland with Jose de Jesus Rodriguez after two rounds of the Nova Scotia Open on Web.com Tour.

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5 Things: Lewis wins; Wie fades; more

The home crowd already belonged to Stacy Lewis at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Sunday, she made sure her third victory of the LPGA season was hers too. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Walmart NW Arkansas: Tee times, rounds 1-2

Fresh off her first major title, Michelle Wie will share a tee time with Paula Creamer and So Yeon Ryu for the first and second round of the LPGA's Walmart NW Arkansas Championship.

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Quicken Loans National: Tee times, rounds 1-2

Tiger Woods' return to the PGA Tour will become official with an 8:12 a.m. tee time Thursday alongside Jordan Spieth and Jason Day early in the 1st round of the Quicken Loans National on PGA Tour.

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Woods, McIlroy atop Open Championship odds

While he hasn't hit a shot in competition since having back surgery in March, Tiger Woods already is listed as at least one oddsmaker's Open Championship co-favorite.

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5 Things: 7 straight birdies give Streelman win

While Sergio Garcia, K.J. Choi and Aaron Baddeley juggled the lead Sunday, Kevin Streelman ran off seven straight birdies to close out a 64 and watch his 15-under total stand up to win the 2014 Travelers Championship.

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5 Things: Langley leads Travelers; Rodgers advances

Four players on Friday passed Brendan Steele, he of the opening 62, as Scott Langley took a one-shot lead in the second round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Travelers Championship. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Woods made cut in 2 previous returns from injury

Next week's Quicken Loans National won't be Tiger Woods' first return from an injury-induced layoff -- let's look at his previous returns from time off because of injuries:

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Manulife Financial LPGA: Tee times, rounds 1-2

World No. 1 Stacy Lewis will share a spotlight tee time with Cristie Kerr, Morgan Pressel for the first two rounds of the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic on Thursday and Friday in Waterloo, Ontario.

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FedEx St. Jude Classic: Tee times, rounds 1-2

Last year's top three finishers at the FedEx St. Jude Classic will share one of the spotlight tee times this year: Phil Mickelson, Scott Stallings and defending champion Harris English.

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Memorial Tournament: Tee times, final round

Leader Bubba Watson will share Sunday’s final tee time at the Memorial Tournament with Scott Langley, able to react if anyone ahead makes a move toward the top of the leaderboard -- see complete final-round pairings here.

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Shoprite LPGA Classic: Tee times, round 2

In a trio of 2014 winners, Michelle Wie, Lexi Thompson and Lizette Salas will share one of the spotlight tee times at the 2014 Shoprite LPGA Classic, playing early Friday and late Saturday.

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Szeryk wins Thunderbird International in playoff

Maddie Szeryk, who is headed to Texas A&M in the fall, birdied the second playoff hole to hold off Andrea Lee and win the 2014 Thunderbird International Junior.

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Stenson passes Woods, McIlroy climbs in OWGR

Henrik Stenson chased World No. 1 Adam Scott to no avail, but passed Tiger Woods in the OWGR for the No. 2 spot -- while Rory McIlroy's win at the BMW PGA Championship lifted him four spots to No. 6.

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LPGA to revive Portland Classic name

The LPGA's former Safeway Classic will return to the Portland Classic name with a new sponsor this year in Cambria Health Solutions.

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Airbus LPGA Classic: Tee times, round 2

Suzann Pettersen, Lexi Thompson and Azahara Munoz, ranked Nos. 4, 6 and 19 will share a tee time in one of the spotlight groups for the first two rounds of the Airbus LPGA Classic.

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Crowne Plaza Invitational: Tee times, round 2

Matt Kuchar will share a tee time with Rickie Fowler and Jim Furyk in one of the spotlights groups for the first two rounds of the PGA Tour's 2014 Crowne Plaza Invitational.

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Salas wins going away at Kingsmill

Lizette Salas won going away at the Kingsmill Championship presented by JTBC for her first LPGA victory, four shots ahead of Lexi Thompson, Yani Tseng and Sarah Jane Smith.

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NCAA men's golf regionals, day 1 overview

Here's a quick glance at today's top results in each NCAA men's golf regional -- and click the link in each region to read the in-depth recap on each.

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Munoz, Ernst lead LPGA's Kingsmill Championship

Each closing strong down the stretch, Austin Ernst and Azahara Munoz shot 65 Thursday to lead the LPGA's Kingsmill Championship as Stacy Lewis and Lydia Ko chase the World No. 1 ranking.

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