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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Compton shares lead at the McGladrey Classic

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under-par 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

Champions Retreat Golf Club sold

For the first time in its almost 10 years of existence, Champions Retreat Golf Club is no longer locally owned.
By Scott Rouch

Australian golfer leads Asia-Pacific Amateur

Todd Sinnott of Australia shot 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Tianlang Guan of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal ...

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Ex-Clemson golfer trending in right direction

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - The best moment of Ben Martin's career started in the worst kind of way - but "Worst to First" is a slogan any PGA Tour pro can live with.
By Scott Michaux

Kirk returns to McGladrey as defending champ

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Chris Kirk had a five-week break that featured no Ryder Cup and no complaints. Considering the Americans' ugly loss at Gleneagles and the resulting fallout, it was ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Young star from Mexico is making his mark

The road to the PGA Tour out of Mexico was never going to be easy for Carlos Ortiz, even if it was paved with a measure of privilege.
By Doug Ferguson

Dufner returns this week

PERTH, Australia - Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he "totally detached" himself.

McGladrey Classic has gained in stature in short time

Late October is proving to be an idyllic setting for the PGA Tour's McGladrey Classic.
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Ben Martin wins 1st PGA Tour title in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Former Clemson Tiger captures his first PGA Tour win

LAS VEGAS -- Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Michaux: A few Ryder Cup suggestions

Despite not being asked to join the newly creaqted PGA of America task force,, here's a few suggestions for what could help the U.S. side bring a little more balance to the biennial proceedings.
By Scott Michaux

Ex-Jaguar falls in World Match Play quarterfinals

ASH, England - George Coetzee eliminated former Augusta State star Patrick Reed 2 and 1 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the World Match Play Championship.

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Ex-Jaguar makes match play quarterfinals

LAS VEGAS - Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for 6-under-par 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Cink, Laird tied in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes Thursday for 7-under-par 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Martin Laird in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Ex-Jaguar loses World Match Play opener

ASH, England - Former Augusta State star Patrick Reed, the U.S. team's top points scorer in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, opened with a 2-and-1 loss to Jonas Blixt in the World Match Play ...

Davies, O'Meara among four selected for World Golf Hall of Fame

Laura Davies of England is one of four people who have been chosen for the World Golf Hall of Fame.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Kaymer leads Grand Slam of Golf

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda - U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer seized control with a tap-in birdie followed by an eagle on his way to a lead over Bubba Watson.
By Josh Ball

Reed is back on British soil

U.S. Ryder Cup star Patrick Reed is back on British soil and ready to let his emotions fly again in the 16-man World Match Play Championship.

Miller thinks Woods will have second act

Johnny Miller has annoyed plenty of people - mostly golfers - during his 25 years in the booth.
By Doug Ferguson

Woods, Mickelson on Ryder Cup task force

The PGA of America wants to take a closer look at its Ryder Cup failures by creating a task force that includes Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
By Doug Ferguson

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