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With extra day off, Rory McIlroy dines with former President Clinton

  Players have a four-day break between FedEx Cup playoff events because of the Friday start at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Some of them played golf in corporate outings. Others spent a few days in Manhattan. Rory McIlroy played golf at Shinnecock Hills and spent one afternoon having a long lunch with former President Bill Clinton. McIlroy said he was supposed to play golf with...
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McIlroy's break: lunch with Clinton, golf

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Players have a four-day break between FedEx Cup playoff events because of the Friday start at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Some of them played golf in corporate outings. Others spent a few days in Manhattan. Rory McIlroy played golf at Shinnecock Hills and spent one afternoon having a long lunch with former President Bill Clinton. McIlroy said he was supposed...
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How does Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods compare?

As we are letting go of the PGA‘s past in Tiger Woods and are starting to embrace the future with Rory McIlroy, I took the opportunity to look at how these two golfers compared.  As the torch is being passed on, take a look at what these two have (Woods) and are (McIlroy) brining to the table for the PGA. Rory Mcilroy vs Tiger Woods infographic created by Aford Awards a UK manufacturer...
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Caroline Wozniacki gets hair stuck in racket at U.S. Open

Caroline Wozniaki hasn't had the best summer. Her ex-fiance€‹ Rory McIlroy won two majors -- the British Open and PGA Championship -- and has become the best golfer on the planet. Meanwhile, Wozniacki has won just one singles tournament in 16 attempts in 2014, including a disappointing first-round exit at the French Open and a fourth-place finish at Wimbledon. During her second...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Caroline Wozniacki’s Hair Got Caught In Tennis Rack Mid-Swing (Video)

Caroline Wozniacki is having a pretty awful year after being dumped by her ex-fiance Rory McIlroy, who’s since moved on to hooking up with model chicks. Professionally, things haven’t gone her way and this kinda helped summed things up. While she lost the point, she would go on to beat her opponent Aliaksandra Sasnovich in straight sets. The post Caroline Wozniacki’s Hair...
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5 Things You Need to Know: Deutsche Bank Championship

Following the first round of the FedExCup playoffs in New Jersey, the PGA Tour moves four hours up I-95 to TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., for the Deutsche Bank Championship this week. The event once again plays out over Labor Day Weekend, allowing the tour’s top 100 players to tee it up for a Friday start and Monday finish. Here are five things you need to know about the tournament...
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Rory McIlroy Breaks Bread With Bubba… Clinton That Is

Rory McIlroy has been making the rounds since winning his fourth major at Valhalla, touring New York City and hanging out with Tiger Woods and Jimmy Fallon. Nearly a month later, McIlroy is still living the high-life.  He just purchased a $2 million condo in Palm Beach, Fla., and now he’s having lunch with a former President of the United States. McIlroy posted a photo on Twitter...
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Golfstradamaus: Deutsche Bank Championship

This week the PGA Tour rolls into Norton, Mass., for the Deutsche Bank Championship and leg No. 2 of the FedExCup playoffs. If history tells us anything, this week’s winner could be anyone and come from anywhere in the field.  Seven players — including Stewart Cink, Paul Casey and Morgan Hoffmann — played their way into the field this week at TPC Boston with strong showings...
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PGA Tour: Five players to watch at the Deutsche Bank Championship

With notable names such as Graeme McDowell, Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose sitting out this Playoff event for rest, as well as Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods missing out due to personal reasons and inability to qualify, respectively, the Deutsche Bank Championship is missing out on some star power. Nonetheless, the field is still stacked. World No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 (Rory McIlroy...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: McIlroy’s Luxury Condo & Dufner Out Until 2015

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.   Rory McIlroy Purchases $2 Million Palm Beach Condo It seems like Rory McIlroy has been doing nothing but winning and swapping property the last couple months. In the last few months, McIlroy has had an old home become a wedding...
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Classy: New College Apartment Has Golf Simulator, Lazy River

Going back to school usually means moving into a tiny run-down apartment that falls far below your living standards. Not if you go to Arizona State University, however. A new apartment complex, The District on Apache, opened last summer right across from the ASU campus, and it has everything a young, hardworking college student could ever need… including a virtual golf simulator...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Looking Forward to Broncos-Colts Game in Denver

With four tournaments in four consecutive weeks for the FedExCup playoffs, guys have started pulling out of events to get a breather. Graeme McDowell, Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey and Justin Rose have all withdrawn from this week’s Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston for non-injury reasons. But world No. 1 Rory McIlroy is not one of those players. After winning three tournaments...
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Tiger Woods parts ways with swing coach Sean Foley

Tiger Woods announced Monday on his website that he will no longer be working with swing coach Sean Foley. “I’d like to thank Sean for his help as my coach and for his friendship,” said Woods, who is sidelined with a back injury. “Sean is one of the outstanding coaches in golf today, and I know he will continue to be successful with the players working with him. With my next...
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Rory McIlroy on Verge of Richest Golf Season Ever

Tournament purses on the PGA Tour have been increasing steadily over the last few years, especially at the four major tournaments. What happens when you win two of those four? You gonna get PAID, that’s what! Such is the case for Rory McIlroy this season, having won both the Open Championship and PGA Championship (netting more than $3 million from those two tournaments alone)....
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VIDEO: Pat McAfee Celebrates Coffin Corner Punt with Golf Swing

An NFL team that needs a punter should sign Rory McIlroy. - – - – - Also see … The Top 8 Fantasy Football Draft Picks of 2014 (Who Will Totally Suck if You Draft Them) The 20 Best Fantasy Football Team Names of 2014 SP’s NFL page The post VIDEO: Pat McAfee Celebrates Coffin Corner Punt with Golf Swing appeared first on SportsPickle.
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Adam Scott to pursue Australian golf's Triple Crown

  World No. 2 Adam Scott will again pursue Australian golf's Triple Crown this summer after narrowly failing to claim the prize at home last year. Scott confirmed Monday he will play the Australian PGA and Australian Masters tournaments along with the Australian Open, at which he will meet top-ranked Rory McIlroy, who denied him the Triple Crown on the last hole in 2013. Scott...
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Scott to pursue Australian golf's triple crown

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) World No. 2 Adam Scott will again pursue Australian golf's triple crown this summer after narrowly failing to claim the prize at home last year. Scott confirmed Monday he will play the Australian PGA and Australian Masters tournaments along with the Australian Open at which he will meet top-ranked Rory McIlroy, who denied him the triple crown on the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things to watch for weekend at The Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major. He's paying close attention to Rory McIlroy, the guy responsible for both. ''I'm not afraid to say that I look at the way he played and I want that to be me,'' Scott said Friday after a 6-under 65 that gave him a share of the lead with Cameron...
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The Fringe: Rory’s Radical Ride and Daly Goes Back To School

Every Friday, Charles Everett hosts The Fringe, keeping you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media, and pop culture. This week we recap Rory McIlroy’s amazing week, take a look at two former champions who are going back to Q-School and we have a photo that will make you yell FORE! Life Caddy: - Life Caddy: Out of Bounds- Life Caddy: All Square- Life...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods isn't about to let Rory McIlroy win a green jacket next year

Rory McIlroy has completed three of four legs of the career grand slam, needing just a green jacket to complete it. The first time he'll get that chance, of course, will come at the Masters in 2015. Based on the way McIlroy is playing of late, it seems almost inevitable that he'll get that green jacket sooner rather than later. There's just one guy who might be standing...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy struggles, finishes with 74 in first round of The Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- Rory McIlroy got off to his worst start in two months Thursday with a 3-over 74 in The Barclays. Coming off three straight victories - two of them major championships - McIlroy took a double bogey on his third hole and never got on track at Ridgewood Country Club as the FedEx Cup playoff began. He didn't make a birdie until his 14th hole, and McIlroy ended...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy stumbles to worst start in 2 months

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) Rory McIlroy got off to his worst start in two months Thursday with a 3-over 74 in The Barclays. Coming off three straight victories - two of them major championships - McIlroy took a double bogey on his third hole and never got on track at Ridgewood Country Club as the FedEx Cup playoff began. He didn't make a birdie until his 14th hole, and McIlroy ended...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods Won’t Let Rory McIlroy Win a Green Jacket Next Year

Rory McIlroy has completed three of four legs of the career grand slam, needing just a green jacket to complete it. The first time he’ll get that chance, of course, will come at the Masters in 2015. Based on the way McIlroy is playing of late, it seems almost inevitable that he’ll get that green jacket soon rather than later. There’s just one guy who might be standing in his...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Recent Trend Suggests Rory McIlroy Won’t Win FedExCup

Rory McIlroy is the hottest golfer on the planet – winner of his last three tournaments, winner of 50 percent of this year’s majors, and No. 1 in the world rankings. So it makes sense that he’s the heavy favorite to win the $10 million FedExCup. Yet, if recent history is any indication, he won’t win the FedExCup. As McIlroy enters The Barclays, the first leg of the FedExCup...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Fowler Lends a Hand & McIlroy Gets His Swell On in NYC

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.  Rickie Fowler Lends a Helping Hand with Farmers Giving back is part of what makes the PGA Tour so great. Players are constantly donating their time and money to charity and making a difference in their communities and those that...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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