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PGA Tour: Is it worth competing at the John Deere Classic?

The John Deere Classic, which takes place in Silvis, Illinois, has a permanent spot on the PGA Tour schedule right before the Open Championship (commonly known as the British Open). The two tournaments’ proximity on the schedule is one of the few things they have in common. The JDC’s stage is the TPC at Deere Run course, a very American-style setup with lush fairways and fast...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A quest to learn a language leads to a lot more

Simon Clark headed off to Japan to learn the language and enhance his college studies of World War II. He was excited about making his first visit to Pearl Harbor this week when he was able to take a break from his job as the caddie for Ryo Ishikawa. It's safe to say the last two decades turned out differently from he could have imagined. ''I've been very lucky...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Old-timers take center stage at Muirfield

They lined up four rows deep, craning their necks for a glimpse of Nick Faldo, Tom Watson and Fred Couples walking onto the first tee at the British Open. Turns out a few other older players grabbed the attention Thursday at Muirfield. By the time Faldo, Watson and Couples trudged off the 18th green with a combined score of 16-over par, Todd Hamilton was already in the clubhouse...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson starts strong at Muirfield

Zach Johnson seized the early lead at the British Open on Thursday, shooting a 5-under 31 on the front side only four days after losing the John Deere Classic in a playoff. Among those already in the clubhouse, Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello posted a 4-under 67, fellow countryman Miguel Angel Jimenez got off to a blistering start on the way to 68, while 2004 Open champion Todd...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Can't rain on these players' parades

When the last of his 22 putts at the 18th hole -- or was it 23, because it's so hard to keep track from beneath an umbrella? -- had been rolled and Morten Orum Madsen had completed his practice round in preparation of the 141st British Open, the pride of Silkeborg, Denmark, acknowledged the marshals standing to the rear of the green. "Did you enjoy yourself today?"...
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July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Scotland's Royal Troon to host 2016 British Open

The British Open will be staged at Royal Troon in Scotland for the ninth time in 2016. The Ayrshire course last hosted the British Open in 2004, when American Todd Hamilton beat 2002 champion Ernie Els of South Africa in a playoff. Other former winners at the course were Arthur Havers (1923), Bobby Locke (1950), Arnold Palmer (1962), Tom Weiskopf (1973), Tom Watson (1982), Mark...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

British Open to return to Royal Troon in 2016

The British Open will be staged at Royal Troon in Scotland for the ninth time in 2016. The Ayrshire course last hosted the British Open in 2004 when American Todd Hamilton beat 2002 champion Ernie Els of South Africa in a playoff. Other former winners at the course were Arthur Havers (1923), Bobby Locke (1950), Arnold Palmer (1962), Tom Weiskopf (1973), Tom Watson (1982), Mark...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Jones, McNeill share Puerto Rico lead

Matt Jones and George McNeill topped the leaderboard at 6-under 66 on Thursday in the PGA Tour's windy Puerto Rico Open. Ben Curtis was a stroke back at Trump International Golf Club-Puerto Rico, while Jeff Overton, Todd Hamilton, Kevin Kisner and Daniel Summerhays followed at 68. Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa, playing the event for the first time after failing to qualify for...
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March 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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