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The Players Championship

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  • 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...
  • Martin Kaymer keeps his cool and cruises to U.S. Open victory

    Martin Kaymer arrived at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday afternoon and ducked into the clubhouse with everything he could have asked for. Three days of masterful golf had given Kaymer a five-shot cushion in the U.S. Open and the needed confidence to close out...
  • Bernhard Langer: U.S. Open champ Martin Kaymer 'playing golf again'

    Bernhard Langer: U.S. Open champ Martin Kaymer 'playing golf again'
    As Germany's Martin Kaymer finished off his eight-stroke U.S. Open victory Sunday, one of his mentors and countrymen, Bernhard Langer, was holed up in a fishing cabin in Alaska, able to watch only on a television the entire compound shared. "We made...
  • Quick Start Doesn't Necessarily Mean Strong Finish

    Quick Start Doesn't Necessarily Mean Strong Finish
    CROMWELL — The first-round leaderboard at a PGA Tour event is like the presidential election results from Dixville Notch. They are early. They pique interest. And, ultimately, they usually have little to do with who walks away with the big prize....
  • Zach Randolph agrees to contract extension with Grizzlies

    Zach Randolph agrees to contract extension with Grizzlies
    Memphis forward Zach Randolph has agreed to a contract extension with the Grizzlies, his agent said Friday. Raymond Brothers confirmed to the Associated Press in a text message a Yahoo Sports report that Randolph is exercising his $16.5-million option...
  • Montgomerie keeps lead at Senior Open

    (Reuters) - Bernhard Langer sealed a remarkable record-breaking victory in the Senior British Open on Sunday, winning by 13 shots after leading the event in all four rounds. The twice Masters champion took an eight-shot lead into the final round and...
  • Martin Kaymer preaches patience after taking 3-shot lead in U.S. Open

     Martin Kaymer preaches patience after taking 3-shot lead in U.S. Open
    PINEHURST, N.C. — The official logo of the 2014 U.S. Open features a cartoon mascot the folks at Pinehurst Resort hold dear. His name is Golf Lad. He wears baggy clothes and a bucket hat. And in the logo commemorating this week's tournament, Golf...
  • Martin Kaymer opens with six birdies to take U.S. Open lead

    The official logo of the 2014 U.S. Open features a cartoon mascot the folks at Pinehurst Resort hold dear. His name is Golf Lad. He wears baggy clothes and a bucket hat. And in the logo commemorating this week's tournament, Golf Lad offers a relaxed...
  • The Back Nine: Why Martin Kaymer leads at U.S. Open

    The Back Nine: Why Martin Kaymer leads at U.S. Open
    The first round is in the books at the 114th U.S. Open and 29-year-old Martin Kaymer opened up a three-shot lead with a late afternoon birdie blitz at Pinehurst No. 2 that allowed him to card a 5-under par 65. Kaymer will head back to the tee Friday...
  • U.S. Open leader Martin Kaymer is no media magnet but his star's rising

    U.S. Open leader Martin Kaymer is no media magnet but his star's rising
    Although it will dominate the news like it dominated the U.S. Open golfers here Sunday, the best story was not the tough-to-play Pinehurst No. 2 course. The best story, if you watched closely and listened carefully, was the game's emerging star,...
  • PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem: TPC will be fine without Tiger Woods

    The Players Championship begins on Thursday without a recuperating Tiger Woods, and that's just fine with PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem. Speaking to reporters before the tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Finchem expressed his belief that the...
  • World golf rankings under scrutiny at the Players Championship

    World golf rankings under scrutiny at the Players Championship
    As the Players Championship teed off Thursday morning, golf wasn't the only topic of discussion at TPC Sawgrass. It's no secret that some people in the sport believe that the world rankings format should be scrapped. They don't like the two-year...