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Cassie Stein

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Ingram leading Team Canada to new heights

As a kid growing up in rural Winnipeg, Manitoba, Derek Ingram never thought he would be where he is today. Now, he's Team Canada's head coach putting Canada back on the map in the golf world.

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Corey Conners advances to U.S. Amateur final

Last year, Corey Conners fell one match short of the U.S. Amateur finale. This year he wasn’t going to let the opportunity slip away again; the 22-year-old Canadian advanced to the championship match after a 1-up victory over Denny McCarthy.

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Predictions: U.S. Amateur semifinals

And then there were four. The semifinalists are set for the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club.

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Brother on the bag, McCarthy advances at U.S. Am

Denny McCarthy has advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Amateur with the support of his family and his brother/caddie, Ryan, who is looping for him this week at Atlanta Athletic Club.

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Wedel's U.S. Amateur run continues

Can Frederick Wedel’s dream run in his first U.S. Amateur Championship continue? It sure seems like it with the way he's been playing at the U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club.

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McCarthy lands quarterfinals spot at U.S. Am

Denny McCarthy fell behind early in his Round-of-16 match to Eli Cole, but on Atlanta Athletic Club's most demanding holes, McCarthy rose to the occasion and won his match, 1 up.

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Atlanta Athletic Club's front nine in Instagrams

Take a look at Atlanta Athletic Club's front nine on the Highlands course, which is being used for match play of the 2014 U.S. Amateur.

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2 Team Canada players advance at U.S. Am

There is plenty of camaraderie among Canada's national team members, even though golf is an individual sport. Two of four Team Canada players advanced to the Round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur.

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Conners takes down Scheffler at U.S. Amateur

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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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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Atlanta Athletic Club's back nine in Instagrams

Atlanta Athletic Club, host of this week's U.S. Amateur, is sure to bring thrills to match play, which is set to begin on Wednesday. Here is a look at the back nine on the Highlands course through Instagram.

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Taylor Funk makes a name for himself at U.S. Am

Taylor Funk hasn't lived in his father's shadows, instead he has emerged from them, learning all that he could from his dad and PGA Tour winner, Fred Funk, along the way.

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Garrick inches closer to breakthrough at U.S. Am

If anyone is overdue for a victory, it's Jonathan Garrick. He has moved closer to earning medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur after a 4-under 67 at Atlanta Athletic Club's Highlands Course on Monday.

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Aussie Taylor Macdonald finds his rhythm in U.S.

When you know your strengths, play to them. That’s how Australian Taylor Macdonald is going about his four-week business trip to the United States, and it's showing at the U.S. Amateur.

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Bard fights off nerves in first U.S. Amateur

Nerves can get the best of anyone, especially a first-time U.S. Amateur participant. Derek Bard practically shanked his first iron shot, but finished with a 2-under 69 Monday at the U.S. Amateur.

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Winner's Style: Rory McIlroy at the PGA Championship

Make that three wins in a row for Rory McIlroy. See the Nike Golf apparel he wore Thursday through Sunday at Valhalla.

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Percy wins Price Cutter Championship by one

Cameron Percy won the Web.com Tour’s Price Cutter Charity Championship Sunday with a birdie on the 72nd hole to win by one at Highland Springs Country Club in Springfield, Mo.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Ollie Schniederjans

Ollie Schniederjans will play in his first amateur event with the No. 1 ranking this week at the U.S. Amateur. He is playing less than hour from home. Will he have his best Amateur finish yet?

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Park retains lead at Meijer LPGA Classic

Inbee Park shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to retain the lead at the Meijer LPGA Classic at Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Wie sidelined 3-5 weeks with finger injury

Michelle Wie will miss three to five weeks of competition because of a stress reaction in the bone of her right index finger, according to a release from IMG.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Robby Shelton

Robby Shelton hasn't played in many amateur tournaments this summer, but his match-play results from May and June are impressive. Can he make a run at the U.S. Amateur title in 2014?

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Doug Ghim

Doug Ghim has had a good as summer as anyone, but there is one thing missing from his resume: a victory. Can he win the most prestigious title in all of amateur golf at the U.S. Amateur?

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U.S. Amateur: The last 10 championship matches

Here is a closer look at the past 10 U.S. Amateur Championship matches and champions.

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Wie withdraws from Meijer LPGA Classic

Michelle Wie withdrew from the Meijer LPGA Classic on Thursday, citing a hand injury.

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New Zealand’s James Beale wins Canadian Amateur

Seventy-two holes wasn’t enough to determine the Canadian Amateur Championship. It took an extra three holes, but James Beale of New Zealand walked away the champion on Thursday.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Bradley Neil

Bradley Neil won this year's British Amateur Championship, but how will he fare in his first USGA Championship, the U.S. Amateur, at Atlanta Athletic Club?

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Kuchar WDs from PGA citing back spasms

Matt Kuchar withdrew from the PGA Championship Thursday morning, citing back spasms.

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Spieth, Mahan's apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth and Hunter Mahan are ready for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla with their Under Armour apparel.

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Conners leads Canadian Amateur by 1

Corey Conners shot his third consecutive 68 on Wednesday during the third round of the Canadian Amateur to take a one-shot lead into the final round.

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Player to watch at U.S. Amateur: Beau Hossler

Beau Hossler is coming off a lengthy couple of weeks of travel after claiming victory at the Western Amateur. Can his confidence still be on the rise when he arrives at Atlanta Athletic Club for the U.S. Amateur?

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Garcia, Day's apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Sergio Garcia and Jason Day's apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Watson's apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Bubba Watson will wear Oakley apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Garrick continues to co-lead at Canadian Amateur

UCLA rising junior Jonathan Garrick continues to co-lead at the Canadian Amateur in Winnipeg, Canada, after Tuesday's second round.

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Rose's scripted apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Justin Rose's scripted apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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Fowler's scripted apparel for 2014 PGA Championship

Rickie Fowler's scripted Puma apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla.

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McIlroy, Woods' apparel for PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods' scripted apparel for the 2014 PGA Championship from Nike.

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Garrick, Bullington co-lead at Canadian Amateur

It might be the Canadian Amateur Championship, but two Americans lead after the first round. UCLA junior Jonathan Garrick and Iowa senior Brian Bullington both shot 6-under 66.

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Schauffele admits fatigue during Western Am final

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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Hossler gets praise on Twitter after Western Am victory

Less than two hours after Beau Hossler won the 112th Western Amateur, he was the talk of Twitter getting congratulatory tweets from Jordan Spieth and Mack Brown.

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Hossler rallies to win 112th Western Amateur title

Beau Hossler, a standout Texas sophomore, beat Xander Schauffele 2 up to win the 112th Western Amateur Championship on Saturday -- his biggest amateur victory to date.

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Hossler, Schauffele advance to Western Am final

Texas sophomore Beau Hossler and San Diego State senior Xander Schauffele advanced to the final of the 112th Western Amateur Championship at The Beverly Country Club.

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Schauffele could meet Hossler in Western final

Rematch anyone? As the semifinals get underway, a rematch between Xander Schauffele and Beau Hossler could ensue if both players were to win their morning match at the Western Amateur.

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Western Amateur semifinals set for Saturday

And then there were four. After a rain-delayed Friday at the Western Amateur, the semifinals are set at The Beverly Country Club.

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Hardy downs big-time players at Western

Match-play success doesn’t come often for Nick Hardy, but it did Friday in the Sweet 16 and the quarterfinals of the Western Amateur at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago.

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Pan, Hansen fall in Western Amateur's Sweet 16

Cheng-Tsung Pan and Matt Hansen came up short in the Round of 16 at the Western Amateur losing to Beau Hossler and Doug Ghim, respectively, on Friday morning.

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FootJoy introduces new D.N.A. category for women

FootJoy has announced the next generation of footwear for women – the D.N.A. (DryJoys Next Advancement).

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Texas, Illinois show roster depth at Western Am

When it comes to powerhouse college programs, three players each from the Texas Longhorns and Illinois Fighting Illini are showing at this week's Western Amateur why their teams are fixtures atop the collegiate rankings.

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Western Amateur: Sweet 16 set for Friday

The Sweet 16 of the 112th Western Amateur Championship is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday morning at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago.

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Ghim wins medalist honors at Western Amateur

Doug Ghim's good run of summer success in amateur golf continues as he racks up medalist honors at the 112th Western Amateur Championship on Thursday.

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Dechambeau leads Western Amateur after morning 18

The Western Amateur has a new leader after the third round of stroke play on Thursday -- rising SMU junior Bryson Dechambeau sits atop the leaderboard after a 4-under 67 in the third round.