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Tiger Woods falls to No. 266 in Official World Golf Ranking

PGA Tour golfer Tiger Woods falls to No. 266 in Official World Golf Ranking

Tiger Woods falls in Official World Golf Ranking PGA Tour rankings to 266th, while Jason Day rises to 4 after win at RBC Canadian Open.

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Golf's return to Olympics shakes up 2016 PGA Tour schedule

Golf's return to Olympics shakes up 2016 PGA Tour schedule, with Travelers, John Deere making moves

The Travelers Championship and John Deere Classic are among the PGA Tour events that will change dates in the summer of 2016 due to golf's return to the summer Olympics.

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British Open bonus: Handful of players pencil in Troon

British Open 2015 bonus: Jordan Niebrugge among handful of players who can pencil in Troon

After the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews, a handful of players such as Jordan Niebrugge and Luke Donald can pencil in Royal Troon for 2016.

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Numbers: Jordan Spieth could have used a partner for Road Hole

Jordan Spieth could have used Billy Horschel as a partner for Road Hole at the British Open

Give Jordan Spieth the Road Hole birdie Billy Horschel made on British Open Monday, and the Grand Slam is still alive.

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Zach Johnson, Hall of Famer? Just stop and consider the facts

British Open 2015 champ Zach Johnson in the Hall of Famer? Just stop and consider the facts

Should Zach Johnson's 2015 British Open victory title together with his 2007 Masters title get him into the World Golf Hall of Fame?

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Johnson falters on another major Sunday, falling out of British Open chase

Dustin Johnson falters on another major Sunday, falling out of British Open chase

Dustin Johnson's British Open 2015 hopes were likely dashed Sunday at St. Andrews as he fell out of contention in yet another major.

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Tiger Woods among lowly company after British Open cut

PGA Tour golfer Tiger Woods among lowly company after 2015 British Open, U.S. Open missed cuts

Tiger Woods among lowly company after 2015 British Open, U.S. Open missed cuts; PGA Tour golf statistics on draw at St. Andrews and amateurs to make British Open cut including Ollie Schniederjans.

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Shifting focus from weather to the cut at the British Open

Shifting focus from weather to the cut at the 2015 British Open

The 2015 British Open schedule has been torn up by weather, with Ian Poulter, Bubba Watson and John Daly missing the cut at St. Andrews.

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David Duval makes British Open cut with birdie at 11th hour

David Duval makes British Open cut with birdie at 11th hour

PGA Tour golfer David Duval makes cut at 2015 British Open 20 years after his first British Open appearance after finishing 36 holes at even par on the Old Course at St. Andrews.

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Watson's links golf struggles continue with missed cut at British Open

Bubba Watson's links golf struggles continue with missed cut at British Open

PGA Tour golfer Bubba Watson misses cut at 2015 British Open at St. Andrews after wind delay and continues struggles with links golf courses.

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R&A’s logic goes astray amid strong winds at British Open

R&A’s logic goes astray at St. Andrews amid strong winds at British Open

The 2015 British Open at St. Andrews wind delay controversy with Brooks Koepka and PGA Tour golfers as conditions deemed unplayable on certain parts of Old Course, but not others.

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High wind forces another British Open stoppage; restart uncertain

High wind forces another British Open stoppage; restart uncertain

British Open play was suspended yet again on a windy and wacky morning at St. Andrews, leaving the field uncertain about a restart.

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Tiger Woods fades away as British Open cut approaches

Tiger Woods fades away as British Open cut approaches at St. Andrews

Tiger Woods faded in the second round of the British Open as weather plagued the field and push back the cut.

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Paddy puts himself in British Open conversation after 36 holes

Padraig Harrington puts himself in 2015 British Open conversation after 36 holes at St. Andrews

Two-time British Open winner Padraig Harrington has put himself in the mix halfway through the tournament at the Old Course at St. Andrews.

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Luck of draw may have changed in Round 2 of British Open

Luck of draw may have changed at British Open in Round 2 at St. Andrews

The 2015 British Open weather delay and high winds postpone start of Round 2, but luck of draw changed for some PGA Tour golfers as they had chance to play in better conditions Friday.

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Round 2 of British Open resumes, but weather delay leaves finish in doubt

Round 2 of British Open resumes, but weather delay leaves finish in doubt

The 2015 British Open at St. Andrews Friday Round 2 rain delay and weather forecast with Jordan Spieth and Tiger Woods' tee times delayed and Tom Watson goodbye to St. Andrews.

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British Open Round 1, by the numbers: The earlier, the better for scoring

British Open Round 1, by the numbers: The earlier, the better for scoring

We look back on Thursday at the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews, including Rickie Fowler's birdie-free 71, the first round's rough finishes and more.

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Johnson, Willett prevail in poor weather at British Open

Zach Johnson, Danny Willett prevail in poor weather at British Open

PGA Tour golfers Zach Johnson and Danny Willett play well in wind and poor weather at 2015 British Open at St. Andrews with rain and wind expected for Round 2.

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In playoff that might have been, Johnson’s power edges Spieth’s precision

In playoff that might have been, Dustin Johnson’s power edges Jordan Spieth’s precision at British Open

First-round British Open 2015 pairing between Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson shows how potential U.S. Open 2015 playoff might have turned out.

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Tiger Woods' start at St. Andrews sets the wrong kind of records

Tiger Woods' start at St. Andrews for British Open 2015 setting the wrong kind of records

Tiger Woods set some personal St. Andrews records at the start of the 2015 British Open but none of them positive.

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Arnold Palmer bids graceful goodbye to St. Andrews at British Open

Arnold Palmer bids graceful goodbye to St. Andrews at 2015 British Open

PGA Tour golf legend Arnold Palmer tees off at Champion Golfers’ Challenge before 2015 British Open at Old Course at St. Andrews.

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In company of champions, Tiger Woods finally birdies Road Hole at St. Andrews

In company of champions, Tiger Woods finally birdies Road Hole at St. Andrews

Tiger Woods got his birdie at St. Andrews' Road Hole during the British Open Champion Golfers' Challenge.

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Els misses British Open champions' dinner, but is ready for Round 1

Ernie Els misses British Open champions' dinner after hip treatment, but is ready for Round 1

PGA Tour golfer Ernie Els enters 2015 British Open at St. Andrews after missing champions' dinner due to a hip injury, but plans to play in Round 1 Thursday.

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Tom Watson announces 2016 Masters will be his last

At final British Open, Tom Watson announces 2016 will be his last Masters

PGA Tour golfer and major championship winner Tom Watson announces 2016 will be his last Masters ahead of his final British Open.

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Jordan Spieth used simulator as part of British Open prep

Jordan Spieth used golf simulator as part of 2015 British Open at St. Andrews prep

PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth used an indoor golf simulator to practice the Old Course at St. Andrews in his Dallas home ahead of the 2015 British Open.

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Spieth deflects Tiger talk but embraces Grand Slam chase at British Open

Jordan Spieth deflects Tiger Woods talk but embraces Grand Slam chase at British Open

PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth plays 2015 British Open at St. Andrews chasing Grand Slam and legacy of Tiger Woods and Ben Hogan at age 21.

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Early showers send Tiger back to bed, but expect ‘heavy rain' Friday at British Open

Early showers send Tiger Woods back to bed, but expect ‘heavy rain' Friday at British Open

Tiger Woods delayed a British Open 2015 practice round at St. Andrews on Wednesday for bad weather.

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Consider the angles: St. Andrews a bombers' course that demands precision

Consider the angles: St. Andrews a bombers' course that demands precision at British Open 2015

As a the British Open 2015 venue, St. Andrews is not exactly a bombers' course. It still requires some precision and attention to angles.

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Dustin Johnson shakes off major misses ahead of British Open

Dustin Johnson shakes off major misses ahead of 2015 British Open at St. Andrews

PGA Tour golfer Dustin Johnson at the 2015 British Open discussed disappointment of losing U.S. Open at Chambers Bay to Jordan Spieth on missed putt before next shot at winning a major golf championship.

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Tee times, pairings: British Open, Rounds 1-2

Tee times, pairings: British Open Championship at St. Andrews, Rounds 1-2

PGA Tour golf tee times and pairings for British Open Championship at St. Andrews Rounds 1-2 on Thursday and Friday with Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth.

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Tim Clark withdraws from British Open after visa issues

PGA Tour golfer Tim Clark withdraws from British Open after visa issues

South African golfer Tim Clark withdrew from the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews after visa issues.

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Tiger Woods, Jason Dufner meet up for British Open practice round

Tiger Woods, Jason Dufner meet up for British Open practice round at St. Andrews

PGA Tour golfers Tiger Woods and Jason Dufner play 2015 British Open practice round at St. Andrews Old Course after rumors of Tiger Woods involvement with Amanda Dufner.

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It’s no accident that McIlroy, world’s top golfers gain rewards for their risks

It’s no accident that Rory McIlroy, world’s top golfers gain rewards for their risks

PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy injured his ankle before the 2015 British Open playing soccer, but he joins the likes of Phil Mickelson and Brad Faxon of golfers who suffered injuries in prime of career.

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Jordan Spieth's Grand Slam chase lacks the hype of Tiger's 2002 run

Jordan Spieth's Grand Slam chase lacks the hype of Tiger Woods' 2002 run

Tiger Woods' Grand Slam chase at the 2002 British Open had a different feel than the chase Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth is setting up.

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Visa issues could keep Tim Clark out of British Open

Visa issues could keep Tim Clark out of 2015 British Open at St. Andrews

Visa issues could keep PGA Tour golfer Tim Clark out of 2015 British Open at St. Andrews after R&A fails to expedite visa process.

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Can Tiger Woods win again at St. Andrews? 3 major champions debate it

Can Tiger Woods win 2015 British Open at St. Andrews? 3 major champions debate it

ESPN broadcast crew debates whether PGA Tour golfer Tiger Woods can win British Open again at St. Andrews' Old Course.

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British Open at St. Andrews a new experience for qualifiers via Travelers

British Open at St. Andrews a new experience for qualifiers via Travelers Championship

The British Open at St. Andrews will be a new experience for Brian Harman, Graham DeLaet and Carl Pettersson, who earned invites via the Travelers Championship.

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Now pain-free, Peterson resumes PGA Tour play at Greenbrier

Now pain-free, John Peterson resumes PGA Tour play at Greenbrier

PGA Tour player John Peterson will play the Greenbrier Classic pain-free after having to withdraw from U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying earlier this month with a left-hand injury.

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Tiger Woods looks past world-ranking points in playing Greenbrier

Tiger Woods looks past world-ranking points in playing Greenbrier Classic on PGA Tour

Tiger Woods will play the Greenbrier Classic despite the PGA Tour event offering fewer world-rankings points than events he normally plays.

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Brandt Snedeker rests up for long PGA Tour stretch

Brandt Snedeker rests up for long PGA Tour stretch including British Open

PGA Tour player Brandt Snedeker will take two weeks off before a long stretch of golf that begins with the British Open at St. Andrews.

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Luke Donald among latest players to seal British Open berth

Luke Donald among latest players to seal British Open berth at Travelers Championship 2015

Luke Donald was among a handful of players to earn a British Open 2015 berth at the Travelers Championship.

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Like Spieth, Rodgers relies on former teacher Maples on PGA Tour

Like Jordan Spieth, Patrick Rodgers relies on former teacher Tom Maples to caddie on PGA Tour

PGA Tour golfer Patrick Rodgers and caddie Tom Maples who used to teach Rodgers in high and was his golf and basketball coach left teaching to caddie like Jordan Spieth and Michael Greller.

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Harman eyes Travelers win, while group plays for British Open berth

Brian Harman eyes Travelers win, while group plays for British Open berth

PGA Tour golfer Brian Harman leads 2015 Travelers Championship in final round with Bubba Watson while golfers play for Open Championship berth.

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Confident with putter, Snedeker surges into Travelers contention

Confident with putter, Brandt Snedeker surges into Travelers Championship contention

PGA Tour golfer Brandt Snedeker at 2015 Travelers Championship regains confidence with putting to contend at TPC River Highlands.

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Smith continues clutch PGA Tour run with Travelers made-cut

Aussie Cameron Smith continues clutch PGA Tour run with Travelers Championship made-cut

Australian golfer Cameron Smith used a chip-in birdie to make the cut at the PGA Tour's 2015 Travelers Championship and continue PGA Tour run after high finish at U.S. Open.

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Watson, Harman set up Bulldog showdown at Travelers

Bubba Watson, Brian Harman set up Georgia Bulldog showdown at Travelers

PGA Tour golfer Bubba Watson at the 2015 Travelers Championship matchup with former Georgia Bulldog Brian Harman in final pairing of Round 3.

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Love III bypasses U.S. Senior Open with hopes of British Open berth

Davis Love III bypasses U.S. Senior Open with hopes of British Open berth

PGA Tour golfer and 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III skipped the 2015 U.S. Senior Open to play at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship with the hopes of earning a spot at the 2015 British Open.

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Tim Clark returns to PGA Tour play without anchored putter

Tim Clark returns to PGA Tour at Travelers Championship without anchored putter

PGA Tour golfer Tim Clark returns to PGA Tour play at Travelers Championship without anchored putter and using Matt Kuchar arm-lock technique with putting.

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SMU's Enloe returns to amateur golf as former Northeast Am champ

SMU's Jason Enloe returns to amateur golf as former Northeast Amateur champion

SMU men's golf head coach Jason Enloe returns as a player in amateur men's golf at Northeast Amateur, where he won in 1996.

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Vandy trio unites for Northeast Amateur and to root for alma mater

Vandy trio unites for Northeast Amateur and to root for alma mater

The Vanderbilt college golf trio of Theo Humphrey, Hunter Stewart and Carson Jacobs reunited for the Northeast Amateur just weeks after the NCAA Championship.

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