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Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Two share medalist honors at U.S. Amateur

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Taylor Moore and Lee McCoy finished at 8-under-par 135 to earn medalist honors after stroke play Tuesday at the U.S. Amateur Championship.

Scott continues streak of making of cuts at majors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - For the third year in a row, Adam Scott was on the short list of players who made the cut in every major.
By Doug Ferguson

Ex-Greenbrier, North Augusta golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur match play

Former Greenbrier golfer Chris Waters and former North Augusta golfer Matt NeSmith qualified for the match-play stage of the U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga.
By Scott Michaux

Ferguson: PGA brought clarity to golf, excitement to majors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Great golf can lead to short memories. The PGA Championship provided the kind of theater anyone could expect from a major.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Michaux: McIlroy's star shone brightest in dark

Finally, a show worthy of a major. After a string of relative duds an all-star cast conspired to make the PGA Championship a classic until the very last shot in the dark.
By Scott Michaux

Two tied atop leaderboard at U.S. Amateur

ATLANTA - Jimmy Beck and British teenager Sam Horsfield shared the lead at 6-under-par after the first round of stroke play qualifying.

Watson still considering Woods for Ryder Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Mickelson looking to regroup after close call

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Phil Mickelson hardly sounded like a guy who nearly won his sixth major championship. He was a bit put off by the way it finished.
By Paul Newberry

Lefty plays way onto Ryder Cup team

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Phil Mickelson picked up a small consolation Sunday after his runner-up finish in the PGA Championship. He extended his American record by qualifying for his 10th consecutive ...

Lee prevails in playoff for first LPGA win

BELMONT, Mich. - Mirim Lee won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory, beating fellow South Korean player Inbee Park with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

McIlroy wins PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

Fowler is in the mix at a major yet again

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rickie Fowler is giving himself so many chances in the majors, he's bound to break through one of these days.

Mickelson back in the mix at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Phil Mickelson is mired in his longest winless streak in more than a decade. Not to worry. Lefty is clearly back on a hot streak.
By Paul Newberry

Park remains in lead at LPGA tournament

BELMONT, Mich. - Inbee Park made two long birdie putts on the back nine Saturday and finished with 3-under-par 68 to remain a stroke ahead after the third round of the Meijer LPGA Classic.

McIlroy maintains one-shot lead at PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy made an 8-foot birdie putt at the 18th hole Saturday to maintain a one-shot lead at the PGA Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Gregory resigns as SMU golf coach

After three seasons at Southern Methodist University, Josh Gregory resigned Friday as head men's coach.

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Park starts fast, takes lead in LPGA even

BELMONT, Mich. - Inbee Park took the second-round lead Friday in the Meijer LPGA Classic, birdieing her first three holes en route to her second consecutive 5-under-par 66.

McIlroy surges into lead

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - On a soggy day at Valhalla, Rory McIlroy put himself in a familiar position - at the top of the leaderboard in the PGA Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Woods misses cut in PGA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Tiger Woods has missed the cut at a major championship for only the fourth time in his professional career.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

McIlroy starts strong in the PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started. Momentum was a big theme in the opening round of the PGA Championship, and it even applied ...
By Doug Ferguson

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