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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...
  • Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from PGA Tour

    AKRON, Ohio Dustin Johnson, who withdrew from the Bridgestone Invitational on Monday, is taking an immediate leave of absence from the PGA Tour, according to a statement released through his management company. "I will use this time to seek...
  • Marla Ridenour: Tiger Woods' fans wait for him to let loose

    AKRON, Ohio A miraculous round from Tiger Woods in just his third tournament following back surgery might have been too much to ask, even for the eight-time Bridgestone Invitational champion. But his large and diverse gallery at Firestone Country Club...
  • Watney soars high with 18 points in Reno

    (Reuters) - American Nick Watney has never missed out on the FedExCup playoffs and he put himself in good position to maintain that record after charging into the first-round lead at the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada on Thursday. Watney, who...
  • 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...
  • Phil Mickelson battling sickness from too many high fives

    If Phil Mickelson ends up winning the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational this year, he might have to get a bit creative with how he congratulates people. Mickelson was noticeably ill following Thursday's opening round at Firestone,...
  • Leishman takes early control at Firestone

    (Reuters) - Australian Marc Leishman, maintaining his recent good form, upstaged the game's biggest names as he charged into a one-shot lead in the opening round of the elite WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio on Thursday. While eight-times...
  • Quirky Keegan Bradley has his hands clean, bags packed

    AKRON, Ohio Keegan Bradley has developed a bit of a reputation among the PGA Tour with regards to his personality. Quirky. Unique. Odd. Peculiar. These are a few words you might hear used to describe Bradley, whose pre-shot approach has been described...
  • Baby's birth puts husband-wife player-caddie pairing of 'Team Reed' on hiatus

    BETHESDA, Md. When the idea came up for Justine Reed to caddie for her husband, Patrick, on the PGA Tour, she said he didn't immediately agree. There were tests involved. It was the spring of 2012, his first full year on the tour. He and Justine, a...
  • Firestone a perfect place for Tiger to salvage season

    (Reuters) - Tiger Woods, still tournament rusty after spending much of this year recovering from back surgery, could not have picked a better venue as he strives to turn his season around at this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Woods has won the...
  • Scott once again wary of challengers for the top spot

    (Reuters) - Ever since he took over as world number one for the first time in May, Australian Adam Scott has become accustomed to looking over his shoulder at his closest challengers for the top spot while he competes in PGA Tour events. This week at the...