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  • This playoff can have nice payoff

    The FedEx Cup begins its fifth edition of its "playoff" series this week, signaling open season for critics of the PGA Tour's attempt to give its season a meaningful finish. The points system is too wonky. The four-event series is weighted too heavily....
  • Afraid to swing and miss? Na

    Multiple choice question: The most memorable part of Kevin Na's year has been (a) his first PGA Tour victory, (b) the 16 he took on a hole at the Texas Open, or (c) the televised whiff that really wasn't a whiff. Talk about a mixed bag. Last week's...
  • Do you golf better than this 6-year-old? Don't bet on it

    Do you golf better than this 6-year-old? Don't bet on it
    When she was 5, Bella Dovhey met Donald Trump and wanted to blurt out a message. "I was about to say, 'Give me all your money!'" she said. Her father shushed her, but the story was an omen. When Bella wants something, she usually gets it. In this...
  • Excerpts: Sampling of columns of note from the past week

    GARY D'AMATO, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, on TIGER WOODS' DIP IN SUCCESS It's been 18 years since a skinny Tiger Woods stepped up to a podium before a modest media gathering at the Greater Milwaukee Open and said, "Hello, world," launching a career...
  • McIlroy confirms return to defend Australian Open title

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will be back in Sydney in November to defend the Australian Open title he snatched from Adam Scott's grasp on the final hole last year. McIlroy's duel with Scott attracted crowds not...
  • Sergio Garcia finishes second to Rory McIlroy � again

    They say close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. Sergio Garcia knows that better than anyone right now. Though a second-place finish is nothing to scoff at, Garcia is probably growing tired of them. Sunday's final round at the World Golf...
  • 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...
  • Marla Ridenour: With Rory McIlroy's recent run of victories, golf's torch is passed

    There is no denying the passing of the torch now. The Rory McIlroy era has begun. The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland reclaimed the distinction as the top golfer in the world just hours after Tiger Woods, who dominated the game during McIlroy's...
  • Tiger Woods withdraws from Bridgestone with back injury

    Fellow members of the PGA Tour learned the level Tiger Woods' toughness can reach when they saw him win the 2008 U.S. Open on one leg. So playing partner Bubba Watson wasn't surprised Woods didn't let on for six holes Sunday that he'd re-injured his back...
  • Phil Mickelson makes final-round run in Bridgestone, shoots 62

    AKRON, Ohio After finishing Saturday's round at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational 3 strokes over par, Phil Mickelson had counted himself out. He said his game might not even be ready for the Ryder Cup in late September. Turned out...
  • McIlroy wins Bridgestone to claim world number one ranking

    (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy continued his dominating form when he won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes on Sunday and regained the world number one ranking, replacing Australia's Adam Scott. McIlroy made a sizzling start to the final round...
  • Sergio Garcia cards 67, holds 3-shot lead over Rory McIlroy heading into final round

    AKRON, Ohio Two shots separated Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia in the British Open two weeks ago at Royal Liverpool Golf Course. McIlroy left Hoylake with his third major title and Garcia finished in a tie for second with Rickie Fowler. Garcia wants...