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Keegan Bradley Among Leaders At Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. — In the final tournament before Ryder Cup teams are set, Keegan Bradley did his best Friday to make an impression in the Deutsche Bank Championship. So did Webb Simpson. Bradley played bogey-free in a gentle breeze at the TPC Boston for a 6-under 65, giving him the lead among early starters in the second FedEx Cup playoff event. Simpson, who also would need to be...
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Potential Ryder Cup Captain’s Picks On The Hot Seat

With the Deutsche Bank Championship underway, the final audition for potential Ryder Cup captain’s picks is ongoing. With Ryder Cup captains Tom Watson and Paul McGinley set to announce their final selections on Tuesday, six lucky players will soon be added to the rosters. Indeed, it’s a pressure-packed time for this year’s captains. To get inside the minds of Watson and McGinley...
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Bradley off to a good start at a great time

NORTON, Mass. (AP) In the final tournament before Ryder Cup teams are set, Keegan Bradley did his best Friday to make an impression in the Deutsche Bank Championship. So did Webb Simpson. Bradley played bogey-free in a gentle breeze at the TPC Boston for a 6-under 65, giving him the lead among early starters in the second FedEx Cup playoff event. This is one week during the playoffs...
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Video: Tiger Woods Helps Mark Rolfing With ALS Challenge

NBC Sports’ Mark Rolfing, who has been a big part of NBC’s golf coverage during its U.S. Open days, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Tiger Woods did the honors of pouring the bucket on the golf journalism legend. Ray Halbritter, CEO of Oneida Nation Enterprises also got splashed, but by Golf Channel broadcaster and former PGA Tour pro Notah Begay III. Check out the video...
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Italian Open: Otto charges into lead with 10-under 62

FIANO, Italy (AP) -- Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum. Otto, who won this event in 2008, carded nine birdies, one eagle and one bogey to move to 15-under at the Circolo Golf Torino. He was three shots...
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Otto takes lead with 62; Gallacher gains momentum

FIANO, Italy (AP) Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 10-under 62 to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Italian Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup also gained momentum. Otto, who won this event in 2008, carded nine birdies, one eagle and one bogey to move to 15-under at the Circolo Golf Torino. He was three shots...
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Docs: Rob Ford Made High School Football Team Roll In ‘Goose Droppings’

TORONTO — Newly released documents say Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once made players on a high school football team roll in goose droppings. The scandal-plagued mayor was fired last year from a side-job as a volunteer coach at Don Bosco high school after he made disparaging remarks to a TV network about parents and their children. The documents from Toronto’s Catholic School Board...
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Performance Friday: Putting Guru Dave Stockton

Unless you’re one of the experts giving these lessons, you could probably use a little help with your golf game. The weekend is coming and that means it’s time to play some golf! It also means it would be in your best interest to brush up on your game or face the consequences and ridicule from the other members of your foursome. Fret not, hackers, duffers and less-than-good golfers...
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I.K. Kim leads Portland Classic after 4 straight birdies on back 9

  I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic. The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round with five straight pars. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010. Amelia Lewis and Jennifer Song were a shot back in ideal conditions...
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I.K. Kim leads Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic. The South Korean player birdied seven of the first 13 holes and closed her afternoon round with five straight pars. She won the last of her three LPGA Tour titles in 2010. Amelia Lewis and Jennifer Song were a shot...
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Ryan Blaum leads Web.com Tour Finals opener by one stroke

  Ryan Blaum shot an 8-under-par 64 on Thursday to take the lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals. Blaum had a bogey-free round at Sycamore Hills. The 30-year-old former Duke player finished 31st on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money list. The top 25 players on the Web.com Tour money list earned PGA Tour cards last week...
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Ryan Blaum leads Web.com Tour Finals opener

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Ryan Blaum shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take the lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals. Blaum had a bogey-free round at Sycamore Hills. The 30-year-old former Duke player finished 31st on the Web.com Tour's regular-season money list. The top 25 players on the Web.com Tour money list earned PGA Tour...
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Phil Mickelson perturbed by PGA Tour's late-season scheduling

  Phil Mickelson isn't a fan of four straight FedEx Cup playoff events that follows a summer of big events and precedes the Ryder Cup. Mickelson thought about skipping the Deutsche Bank Championship this week. Instead, the five-time major champion showed up at the TPC Boston on Thursday and didn't even warm up before his pro-am round. He had not touched a club since he missed...
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Geoff Oglivy hoping to make move in FedEx Cup playoffs

  Stuart Appleby knows how one week can change everything during the FedEx Cup playoffs. Geoff Ogilvy can only hope he's next. Ogilvy was the 100th and final player to get into the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second of four playoff events. He's a long shot to get to the next tournament, and the odds are even longer for him to reach the Tour Championship in Atlanta for...
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Mickelson in a bind with 4 straight playoff events

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Phil Mickelson thought about staying home in San Diego because of the busy FedEx Cup playoff scheduling leading to the Ryder Cup. Instead, the five-time major champion showed up at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Thursday and didn't even warm up before his pro-am round on the TPC Boston. Mickelson doesn't like that the FedEx Cup this year features four...
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once forced a HS football team to roll in goose poop

That's one mayor you got there Toronto. Newly released documents say Rob Ford once made players on a high school football team roll in goose feces. The NY Post adds:The scandal-plagued mayor was fired last year from a side-job as a volunteer coach at Don Bosco high school after he made disparaging remarks to a TV network about parents and their children.The documents from Toronto’s...
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Ben Crane Gave His Phone Number To Young Fan

Ben Crane is one of the funniest guys on tour. From “Golf Boys” to his other hilarious videos, there’s so much to like about the guy. But if you were still doubting how great Crane is, here’s one more reason to love him. At The Barclays last week, Crane made a young fan’s day when he gave him his phone number. The video below is proof of just how awesome Crane is. He asked...
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Italian Open: Molinari, Wiesberger share lead in Turin

TURIN, Italy -- Home favorite Francesco Molinari and Austria's Bernd Wiesberger both shot 66 to share the first round lead at the Italian Open on Thursday, while Stephen Gallacher's bid to earn a late spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team ran into trouble. Molinari and Wiesberger managed six birdies each in their bogey-free rounds to finish six under par. They lead a group...
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FedEx Cup: Where 1 week can change everything

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Stuart Appleby knows one week can change everything during the FedEx Cup playoffs. He hasn't come close to winning all year and was in danger of having his season end early. He strung together three good rounds and one great one at The Barclays to tie for second, and now Appleby is poised to get in all the majors next year. Geoff Ogilvy can only hope that...
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Michelle Wie’s New Custom Nikes Are Majorly Sweet

With winning the U.S. Women’s Open come some pretty nice perks: a $720,000 winner’s check to start with, a media tour through New York City, and gifts from your sponsors. To wit, a few weeks ago, Michelle Wie received a new watch from Omega. But there are few things that speak to Wie like shoes. And Nike spoke volumes when it sent its star golfer a new custom pair of Air Force...
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Michelle Wie posts time-lapse vids that show she’s a pretty talented artist (videos)

Michelle Wie may be finally coming into her own on the golf course courtesy of her U.S. Women’s Open victory a few months back — something that inspired some good-time celebrations afterward. But that does not mean the 24-year-old prodigy-turned-superstar lacks interests outside the game and off the golf course. In fact, Wie appears to […] The post Michelle Wie posts time-lapse...
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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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What You Need to Know About Tiger Woods' Back Injury

The recurring nature of Tiger Woods' back injury must be a source of despair for the man who holds the record for most weeks ranked number 1 in the Official
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Photo: This is what Amanda Dufner’s butt looks like up close

This pretty much sums up everything about the life of Jason Dufner’s wife Amanda. In this Instagram picture, she is seen lounging in the pool. However it’s not exactly her, where the camera is. It’s on her booty. The one thing that brought her out to the world (Thanks to Jason Dufner). Her butt is featured right there on her Instagram. You already knew the dudes were howling...
Via The GP Golf Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Picture: Michelle Wie does the famous Jordan dunk

Michelle’s at it again! This time, she’s trading in her golf shoes for Nike basketball shoes. In one of her new Instagram pics, Michelle is seen doing a solid replica of Michael Jordan’s “Jumpman” dunk which became the logo of the world famous Jordan brand. There’s absolutely no surprise that this picture was taken because as we know, MJ is one of the biggest golf enthusiasts...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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