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  • Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional

     Castro grabs two-shot lead in first round of AT&T National at Congressional
    No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club without, it seems, comparing it to the events of two years ago, to the 111th U.S. Open in which Rory McIlroy appeared to make a mockery of the place. So here came...
  • Bubba Watson talks, plays a good game

    Bubba Watson can't help himself. He knows only one way to answer questions, and that's to utter the first thing that pops into his head. After he completed a morning practice round Monday at Congressional Country Club, he was asked if he had enjoyed...
  • Democracy reigns in majors these days

    BETHESDA, Md. — The U.S. Open long has billed itself as the most democratic among golf's major championships. The big names get reserved spots, sure — though they share the practice range with up-and-comers, amateurs, club pros and maybe a...
  • 10 majors, 10 winners

    2011 Masters: Charl Schwartzel (South Africa) 2010 PGA: Martin Kaymer (Germany) British Open: Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) U.S. Open: Graeme McDowell (Northern Ireland) Masters: Phil Mickelson (U.S.) 2009 PGA: Y.E. Yang (South...
  • Rory McIlroy wins Bridgestone, reclaims world No. 1

    Rory McIlroy wins Bridgestone, reclaims world No. 1
    AKRON, Ohio -- Rory McIlroy birdied four of the first five holes on Sunday to grab the lead, and he went on to win the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes. McIlroy closed with his second straight 4-under 66 to end at 15-under-par 265. The win...
  • Rory McIlroy storms back to capture Bridgestone Invitational

    AKRON, Ohio It took Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy just three holes Sunday to overtake Spain's Sergio Garcia and assert himself as the player to beat in the final round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. McIlroy birdied the...
  • Annapolis Summer Basketball League overturns Robinwood's forfeit

    Organizers with the Annapolis Summer Basketball League have rescinded a ruling that forced the Robinwood team to forfeit Tuesday's quarterfinal game against top-seeded Shake-N-Go. Robinwood was disqualified from playing at Truxtun Park because of...
  • Strong drives keep Rory McIlroy rolling

    When Jack Nicklaus gave Rory McIlroy a swing tip after the Memorial Tournament in May, Nicklaus' hip emitted an audible creak on his backswing. McIlroy hasn't yet implemented the hip creak into his game, but his swing looked as good as ever during...
  • Sergio Garcia ties course record with 61, holds 3-shot lead on Justin Rose

    With his emotions calm and mood relaxed, Sergio Garcia strolled around the South Course at Firestone Country Club in record-setting fashion Friday. Garcia described himself as "very comfortable" and "very relaxed" under sunny skies, as he tied the course...
  • Marc Leishman does simple things well on way to 64, first-round lead

    AKRON, Ohio Australian Marc Leishman strives to take a basic approach every time he tees up for a golf tournament. Leishman twice referenced the need to "keep doing the simple things well" when he met with the media Thursday following his first round...
  • British Open: A day later, Bryden Macpherson can joke about his 90

    British Open: A day later, Bryden Macpherson can joke about his 90
    An event such as the British Open can create heroes among the unheralded. There is Bryden Macpherson, for example. The 23-year-old Australian and former University of Georgia player, exempt into this event because he was fourth at the 2013...
  • Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open

    Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open
    On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low. McIlroy shot 71 and it was low enough. The 25-...