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  • Jack Nicklaus says Rory McIlroy could win 15 to 20 major titles

    Jack Nicklaus says Rory McIlroy could win 15 to 20 major titles
    If Rory McIlroy keeps his eye on golf's biggest prizes, then Jack Nicklaus believes the 25-year-old sensation from Northern Ireland could break his record of 18 victories in Grand Slam tournaments. "I think Rory has an opportunity to win 15 or 20 majors...
  • Samuel Henry 'Errie' Ball, golf pro, 1910-2014

     Samuel Henry 'Errie' Ball, golf pro, 1910-2014
    Samuel Henry "Errie" Ball played in golf's first-ever Masters Tournament in 1934 before a long career as a golf professional at two Chicago-area courses. The Welsh-born Mr. Ball, who came from a storied golfing family, was a mentor to many younger...
  • Golf Roundup: South Korea eliminates US in International Crown

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Inbee Park and So Yeon Ryu both birdied the first playoff hole Saturday as South Korea eliminated the top-seeded United States and earned a wild-card berth in the final round of the International Crown. The Koreans will join...
  • INTERVIEW-Golf-Kaymer would love to partner Langer at Ryder Cup

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer has added his name to a growing list calling for Europe captain Paul McGinley to consider 56-year-old Bernhard Langer as one of his three Ryder Cup wildcard choices. Former skippers Colin Montgomerie...
  • Golf: Marc Leishman leads at Firestone with a 64

    Golf: Marc Leishman leads at Firestone with a 64
    Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys. Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a two-under-par 68 on a...
  • PGA Tour players following 'Moneyball' model with statistical analysis

    BETHESDA, Md. Rory McIlroy's struggles on Fridays this year were a disturbing trend for the newly crowned British Open champion. But considering the explosion of statistical analysis in professional golf, the regularity of McIlroy's woeful second...
  • American Johnson takes leave for 'personal challenges'

    (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," the big-hitting American said on Thursday in a decision that will keep him from playing in the PGA Championship and Ryder Cup. Johnson, who finished...
  • Rory McIlroy wants to use third major as springboard to more 2014 success

    Since Rory McIlroy won the British Open on July 20, the Claret Jug has become his minion of sorts. He's been snapping photos of the silver prize and sending them to his friends, with some coming from loony places. "Beside the TV and on top of the toilet...
  • Is Watson writing off Woods for Ryder Cup team?

    Is Watson writing off Woods for Ryder Cup team?
    Tiger Woods doesn’t seem to be in Tom Watson’s plans as a captain’s pick for the Ryder Cup team. The U.S. captain was watching Sunday’s telecast of the Bridgestone Invitational when Woods re-injured his back. He eventually had to...
  • Rory McIlroy's golf ball from British Open being auctioned

    Rory McIlroy's golf ball from British Open being auctioned
    Thanks to a little help from Twitter, the golf ball that Rory McIlroy used to win the British Open this month has gone up for sale. Bidding on the Nike RZN Black "RORS" ball started at $1,000 and had worked its way to $3,137 by Monday morning. "In the...
  • Rickie Fowler will try to make another move Sunday at British Open

    Rickie Fowler will try to make another move Sunday at British Open
    Rickie Fowler had seven birdies in 12 holes during the third round of the British Open on Saturday to pull into a tie atop the leaderboard with wire-to-wire leader Rory McIlroy before a disastrous finish left the American where he began the day, six shots...
  • McIlroy's lead shrinks in British Open

    McIlroy's lead shrinks in British Open
    HOYLAKE, England -- Rory McIlroy's overnight lead was cut from six to four strokes midway through the final round of the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool on Sunday. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman opened with a birdie on No. 1 but experienced some...