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McIlroy stays out of rhythm at Deutsche Bank, likely to lose No. 1 ranking

PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy stays out of rhythm at Deutsche Bank, likely to lose No. 1 ranking

PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy shot even-par 72 Sunday at the Deutsche Bank Championship and will likely lose his World No. 1 ranking after this week.

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Deutsche Bank's Saturday cut brings elimination aspect to playoffs

Deutsche Bank's Saturday cut brings elimination aspect to FedEx Cup playoffs

The PGA Tour's 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship's Saturday Round-2 cut eliminated several golfers from the FedEx Cup Playoffs, including Matt Every, while Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka remain in the chase.

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Notes: Playoff struggles continue for Spieth, Koepka; Presidents Cup watch

Deutsche Bank Championship notes: Playoff struggles continue for Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka; Presidents Cup watch

While PGA Tour golfers Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka continued their FedEx Cup Playoffs struggles at Deutsche Bank Championship, Charley Hoffman moved closer to a Presidents Cup berth.

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Hoffman takes Deutsche Bank lead, keeps playoff streak alive

PGA Tour golfer Charley Hoffman takes Deutsche Bank lead, keeps FedEx Cup Playoffs streak alive

PGA Tour golfer Charley Hoffman, who leads the Deutsche Bank Championship after two rounds, is one of four players to qualify for the BMW Championship in every season.

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Day stays hot, while Spieth struggles Friday at Deutsche Bank

Jason Day stays hot, while Jordan Spieth struggles in Round 1 of Deutsche Bank Championship

PGA Tour golfer Jason Day stays hot, while Jordan Spieth stalls out in Round 1 of Deutsche Bank Championship in the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

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Mickelson's Presidents Cup stock rises at Deutsche Bank Championship

Phil Mickelson's Presidents Cup stock rises at PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship

PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson talks about Presidents Cup in South Korea and his stock there rises at FedEx Cup Playoffs Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Norton.

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Walker, former astronaut enjoy pro-am pairing at TPC Boston

PGA Tour golfer Jimmy Walker, former astronaut enjoy pro-am pairing at Deutsche Bank Championship

PGA Tour golfer Jimmy Walker and former astronaut Mark Kelly were pro-am partners Thursday at the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston.

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Golf's new Big 3: Who's really No. 1 among McIlroy, Spieth and Day?

Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day debate World No. 1, 'Big 3' talk at PGA Tour Deutsche Bank

PGA Tour golfers Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day talked World No. 1 and Big Three on Thursday at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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While most of PGA Tour seeks finish, ‘rested’ Louis Oosthuizen hits his stride

While most of PGA Tour seeks FedEx Cup Playoffs finish, ‘rested’ Louis Oosthuizen hits his stride

PGA Tour golfer Louis Oosthuizen is rested at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts for Deutsche Bank Championship and FedEx Cup Playoffs run, but South African season far from over with European Tour and Sunshine Tour tournaments.

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Spieth, Tour players react to Tom Brady suspension news

Jordan Spieth, PGA Tour players react to Tom Brady NFL suspension news at Deutsche Bank Championship

Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and other PGA Tour players react to news of New England Patriots' Tom Brady's 4-game NFL suspension being overturned at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts for FedEx Cup's Deutsche Bank Championship.

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In midst of Presidents Cup race, Haas not feeling any added pressure

In midst of Presidents Cup race, PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas not feeling any added pressure

PGA Tour golfer Bill Haas enters the Deutsche Bank Championship 11th in the Presidents Cup standings, but he's not applying more pressure to the situation.

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McIlroy’s return, power pairing of Day-Spieth-Watson headline TPC Boston

McIlroy’s return and power pairing of Day-Spieth-Watson headline Deutsche Bank Championship

Rory McIlroy returns to PGA Tour golf at the 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship and first-time FedEx Cup Playoff contenders like Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka aim for Tour Championship.

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Westwood won’t play PGA Tour next season, opting for European Tour

Lee Westwood won’t play PGA Tour next season, opting for European Tour

Lee Westwood opts to leave PGA Tour for 2015-16 season to return to European Tour as full-time member as he transitions through divorce with ex-wife Laurae.

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Brian Harman makes 2 holes-in-one at The Barclays

PGA Tour golf Brian Harman makes 2 holes-in-one at The Barclays

PGA Tour golfer Brian Harman made two holes-in-one aces during the final round of the PGA Tour's 2015 Barclays at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J.

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Palmer plays with special incentive as he stalks Bae, Day in Barclays

Ryan Palmer plays with special incentive as he stalks Sangmoon Bae, Jason Day in Barclays

PGA Tour golfer Ryan Palmer plays in memory of late father heading into final round of The 2015 Barclays in FedEx Cup Playoffs.

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Carlos Ortiz shows serious game with 62 at The Barclays

Mexico's Carlos Ortiz shows serious game with 62 at The Barclays

PGA Tour golfer Carlos Ortiz, of Mexico, shoots a 62 at The 2015 Barclays in the FedEx Cup Playoffs and shows his calm demeanor in rookie season Tour.

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Jordan Spieth expected to lose No. 1 ranking to Rory McIlroy in OWGR

Jordan Spieth expected to lose World No. 1 title to Rory McIlroy in OWGR

PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth is expected to lose World No. 1 title in Official World Golf Ranking to Rory McIlroy after third missed cut of PGA Tour golf season at 2015 Barclays.

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Kaymer took risk with PGA Tour status, but outcome is no travesty

Martin Kaymer took risk with 2015-16 PGA Tour status, but outcome is no travesty

PGA Tour golfer Martin Kaymer lost his status on golf Tour for 2015-16, but will still be able to play about 12 events next season as he focuses on European Tour.

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Scott may end PGA Tour season on decline after missed Barclays cut

Adam Scott may end PGA Tour season on decline after missed Barclays cut

PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott's 2014-15 season may have ended with a missed cut at the 2015 Barclays in the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

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Patrick Reed plans marathon schedule to fulfill European Tour obligation

Patrick Reed plans marathon schedule to fulfill European Tour obligation

PGA Tour golfer Patrick Reed plans to fulfill his European Tour obligations and keep his status by playing five events overseas, including a golf tournament in Hong Kong and two in Shanghai.

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Wyndham week gives Presidents Cup captain Jay Haas plenty to think about

Wyndham week gives 2015 U.S. Presidents Cup captain Jay Haas plenty to think about

2015 U.S. Presidents Cup captain Jay Haas has plenty to think about after the Wyndham Championship, including his son, Bill Haas, Tiger Woods' recent play and Davis Love III's win.

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McLaughlin returns to Virginia after racking up five titles in New England

College golfer Nick McLaughlin returns to Virginia after racking up five titles in New England

Virginia senior Nick McLaughlin won five times this summer, including the New England Amateur.

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Streb merely shrugs at Tour’s miscue, aims for more top 10s

Robert Streb merely shrugs at PGA Tour’s Presidents Cup standings miscue, aims for more top 10s

PGA Tour golfer Robert Streb fell from 11th to 16th in the Presidents Cup standings after a miscue by the Tour was corrected.

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History lesson for Spieth: No. 1 in FedEx Cup guarantees nothing in playoffs

History lesson for Jordan Spieth: No. 1 in FedEx Cup guarantees nothing in playoffs

The 2015 FedEx Cup Playoffs statistics and news for golfers who qualified for PGA Tour's FedEx cup playoffs, including World No. 1 record and Jordan Spieth.

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Golfweek PostGame: Love wins Wyndham; Tiger grabs top 10

Golfweek PostGame: Davis Love III wins Wyndham Championship; Tiger Woods grabs top 10

Golfweek PostGame highlights Davis Love III's victory at the Wyndham Championship along with Tiger Woods' top 10, the FedEx Cup Playoffs race and more.

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PGA Tour names autism activist Ernie Els as winner of Payne Stewart Award

PGA Tour names autism activist Ernie Els as winner of Payne Stewart Award

PGA Tour player Ernie Els is a long-shot to earn his way into the FedEx Cup playoffs, but he has been given the Tour's Payne Stewart Award.

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Matt Every, Brian Harman among men with dubious records in 2015 majors

PGA Tour players Matt Every and Brian Harman among men with dubious records in 2015 major championships

As opposed to PGA Tour players Jordan Spieth and Jason Day and Dustin Johnson, a foursome of players had rough times in this year's major championships.

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In PGA Championship aftermath, Lahiri takes the good with the bad

In PGA Championship aftermath, Anirban Lahiri takes the good with the bad as he strives for PGA Tour membership

PGA Tour hopeful Anirban Lahiri will be watching the Wyndham Championship very closely from his home in India as he chases a card for next season.

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Tiger Woods to play Wyndham Championship for first time

Tiger Woods to play PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship for first time

Tiger Woods commits to play 2015 Wyndham Championship PGA Tour golf event in North Carolina for first time in search of FedEx Cup Playoff berth.

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At cumulative 54 under, Spieth outdistances field as best of the 2015 majors

At cumulative 54 under, Jordan Spieth outdistances field as best of the 2015 majors

PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth beats Tiger Woods' record for cumulative score in relation to par at major championships in one year in 2015 at 54 under after 2015 PGA Championship.

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Emotions flow as Day breaks through with PGA title

Emotions flow as Jason Day breaks through with PGA Championship title

Jason Day won his first major-championship title with a three-shot victory over Jordan Spieth in the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

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Players take advantage of premium scoring conditions in PGA third round

Players take advantage of premium scoring conditions in PGA Championship third round

The boys were given a good chance to score Saturday at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, and score they did.

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Branden Grace edges Martin Kaymer in birdie-filled PGA pairing

Branden Grace edges Martin Kaymer in birdie-filled PGA Championship pairing

Martin Kaymer, who won the 2010 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, fired a 7-under 65 on Saturday only to be outdone by playing competitor Branden Grace, who shot 64.

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As the kid in Mickelson emerges, fun breaks loose at Whistling Straits

As the kid in Phil Mickelson emerges, fun breaks loose at PGA Championship at Whistling Straits

Phil Mickelson channeled his inner kid for impromptu thrill ride at the PGA Championship, sliding down a hill at Whistling Straits.

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Mickelson hopes 66 at PGA is the spark his game needs

Phil Mickelson hopes third-round 66 at PGA Championship is the spark his game needs

Phil Mickelson shot a third-round 66 Saturday at the PGA Championship, a round that Mickelson hopes will end a season-long slump and help him qualify for the Presidents Cup.

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Bradley navigates Tiger pairing with spirited run to make weekend of PGA

Keegan Bradley navigates Tiger Woods pairing with spirited run to make weekend of PGA

PGA Tour golfer Keegan Bradley made two birdies Saturday morning to make the cut on the number at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

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Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA, unsure on Wyndham status

Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship, unsure on Wyndham status

Tiger Woods missed the cut at the 2015 PGA Championship, but will we see him next week at the Wyndham Championship?

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Scott misses PGA cut, commits to Wyndham in bid to climb in FedEx Cup

Adam Scott misses PGA cut but commits to Wyndham in bid to climb in FedEx Cup standings

Adam Scott missed the cut at the PGA Championship 2015 but will play the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship in a bid to climb FedEx Cup standings.

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Facing likely missed cut at PGA, Tiger commits to Wyndham

Facing likely missed cut at PGA Championship, Tiger Woods commits to Wyndham Championship

Tiger Woods committed Friday to play in next week's Wyndham Championship on the PGA Tour.

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‘Confident’ Thomas shoots 70, keeps eye on rival Spieth at PGA

‘Confident’ Justin Thomas shoots 70, keeps eye on rival Jordan Spieth at PGA Championship

PGA Tour rookie Justin Thomas, who shot 70 Friday at the PGA Championship, has become more confident this season as he looks for similar success as buddy Jordan Spieth.

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Hiroshi Iwata joins list of major 63s at PGA Championship

Hiroshi Iwata joins list of major 63s at PGA Championship

Hiroshi Iwata shot 9-under 63 Friday at the 2015 PGA Championship, the 27th time a player has shot 63 in a major championship.

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PGA notes: English's 68; Finau steady again; more

PGA notes: Harris English's 68; Tony Finau steady again; more from Whistling Straits

PGA Championship first round includes a 4-under 68 from Harris English, another steady round from Tony Finau and more from Whistling Straits.

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Whistling Straits delivers spills and thrills in first round of PGA

Whistling Straits delivers spills and thrills for Rickie Fowler, Brooks Koepka and more in first round of PGA Championship

PGA Tour golfers Rickie Fowler, Adam Scott and Brooks Koepka were among those at the 2015 PGA Championship who had roller-coaster first rounds at Whistling Straits.

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Tiger Woods' major woes continue at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods' major woes continue with opening-round 75 at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods opened the 2015 PGA Championship with a 3-over 75 at Whistling Straits, making just two birdies.

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McIlroy focused on staying No. 1, not ankle, at PGA

Rory McIlroy focused on staying No. 1, not ankle, at PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy's ankle is good to go as he prepares for the 2015 PGA Championship and a chance to keep his No. 1 ranking at Whistling Straits.

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KPMG Women's PGA to Olympia Fields in 2017, Kemper Lakes in 2018

KPMG Women's PGA to Olympia Fields in 2017, Kemper Lakes in 2018

The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship will be played at Olympia Fields in 2017 and at Kemper Lakes in 2018, the PGA of America announced Wednesday at the 2015 PGA Championship, but PGA Championship set to stay at Trump venue in 2022 for the time being.

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Spieth, Thomas take down Fowler, Mickelson in PGA money match

Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas take down Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson in PGA Championship money match

PGA Tour golfers Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson lose to Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas in 2015 PGA Championship money match at Whistling Straits golf gambling and betting.

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Americans can pull off major sweep at PGA for first time since 1982

Americans can pull off major sweep at PGA Championship for first time since 1982

The players are downplaying it but American golfers have a chance to sweep the year's majors at the PGA Championship for the first time since 1982.

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Tiger Woods' numbers don't lie; he hasn't 'done this before'

Jim McCabe: Tiger Woods' numbers don't lie; he hasn't 'done this before'

Tiger Woods said recently that he's "done this before" in reference to struggling during a swing change. But as Jim McCabe points out, the numbers show that Woods' struggles are unprecedented.

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European Tour will not sanction WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in 2016

European Tour will not sanction WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in 2016 because of schedule conflict with French Open

The European Tour will not sanction the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in 2016 because of a scheduling conflict with the French Open.