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  • Masters 'pioneer' Ball dies aged 103

    (Reuters) - Samuel Henry "Errie" Ball, the last surviving player who competed in the inaugural Masters Tournament of 1934, died on Wednesday in Stuart, Florida at the age of 103. Born in Bangor, Wales to one of Britain's most esteemed golfing families,...
  • Olesen gets Hoylake spot after American Howell pulls out

    (Reuters) - World number 73 Charles Howell III will miss this month's British Open at Hoylake after deciding not to take up his exemption, organisers said in a statement on Friday. The 35-year-old American, who qualified for the third major of the year...
  • Title holder Blixt ready for anything at The Greenbrier

    (Reuters) - Swede Jonas Blixt defends his title at this week's Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia not knowing what to expect from his game after experiencing "a roller-coaster" campaign on the 2013-14 PGA Tour. The 30-year-old...
  • Amateur Golfer Szewczul Won't Slow Down, Gears Up For CT Open

    Dave Szewczul is not slowing down. He remains driven in a game that often wears down or humbles competitors over time. The list of titles won by Szewczul, 60, is long. He has won just about every type of amateur championship in Connecticut. In addition,...
  • Tom Watson invited to play British Open at St Andrews

    (Reuters) - Tom Watson has been given an exemption to play in the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews to mark the 40th anniversary of his first appearance and victory in the championship, the Royal and Ancient (R&A) said on Tuesday. The R&A made the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/11 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    8 a.m. NBA: Orlando Summer League: Fifth-place game, then third-place game at 10, championship game at noon and fifth-place game at 2 p.m.--NBA TV 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 7 (Epernay to Nancy).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Women’s British...
  • Golf notebook: Stricker wavers over British Open

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf notebook: Stricker wavers over British Open --When Steve Stricker became a part-time player on the PGA Tour last year because he was weary of the travel and wanted to be at home with his family...
  • Woods Shoots 3 Over In Return From Back Surgery

    BETHESDA — Tiger Woods had a feeling his first competitive round in more than three months after back surgery was not going to be easy. It was not his back that gave the 38-year-old Woods trouble in Thursday's opening round of the Quicken Loans...
  • Rose wins playoff for sixth PGA Tour win

    (Reuters) - Justin Rose emerged last man standing to win the $6.5 million Quicken Loans National at the first extra hole in a playoff at Congressional Country Club in Maryland on Sunday. Britain's Rose sank a 15-foot bogey putt at the final regulation...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Huge seventh inning carries Pilots past Blowfish, to 16-7 record

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots (16-7) scored eight runs in the seventh inning to erase a five-run deficit and beat the Columbia Blowfish 8-5 in South Carolina. Southeast Missouri State’s Ryan Lenaburg got the win by...
  • Tiger Woods Gets Back In The Game

    BETHESDA — Tiger Woods has long been known for wearing red and black on Sunday, his wardrobe of choice for nearly all of his 79 victories on the PGA Tour. When he tees off Thursday for the first time in a tour event in more than three months, Woods...
  • Press Box: Healthy Woods ready to compete

    The Sports Xchange Press Box: Healthy Woods ready to compete GOLF The good news for golf fans is that Tiger Woods is ready to compete again, less than three months after having back surgery. The bad news for his fellow golfers on tour is Woods says...