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  • Another landmark, males-only golf club considers admitting women

    Another landmark, males-only golf club considers admitting women
    First came Augusta National. Then the Royal & Ancient Golf Club. Now it seems that another landmark, males-only course might join the movement to admit women. Officials at Muirfield in Scotland, which is one of nine sites in the regular rotation for...
  • Americans boost ranking and confidence as this summer's International Crown approaches

    Americans boost ranking and confidence as this summer's International Crown approaches
    There was lots of drama Sunday at the LPGA's Kia Classic in Carlsbad, Calif. Not only did Sweden's Anna Nordqvist rally for a one-shot victory, but Lexi Thompson gave the U.S. team a huge boost for this summer's inaugural International Crown at Caves...
  • Phil Mickelson 'cooperating' with insider trading investigation

    If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he did not show it on Saturday. As he hit a few practice balls before his...
  • Young crew of Americans leads LPGA heading into Kingsmill Championship

     Young crew of Americans leads LPGA heading into Kingsmill Championship
    WILLIAMSBURG — When she was 18, Jessica Korda was put on a plane to Taiwan by her accomplished former pro-tennis playing father and told to do her best in the last LPGA tournament of her rookie season. It might've been a pro athlete's version of...
  • 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...
  • Woods, Stenson and Cabrera grouped at British Open

    — Former World No. 1 Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and second-ranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday. The trio will tee off at 9:04 a.m. local time...
  • Tiger must qualify for FedEx to ensure Ryder Cup selection, US skipper says

    HOYLAKE, England, July 14 — United States captain Tom Watson has given a strong hint that Tiger Woods must qualify for next month's FedExCup playoff series in order to secure a place in his team for the Ryder Cup in September. Former world number...
  • Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort

     Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort
    British Open week began here Monday with casual practice rounds and casual chatter. As is only fair, last year's champion, Phil Mickelson, got to chatter the most. He said he was not discouraged about playing poorly ever since he won that title at...
  • Scott hopes for third time lucky after two British Open near-misses

    Scott hopes for third time lucky after two British Open near-misses
    World No. 1 Adam Scott has left no stone unturned in the build-up to this week's British Open as he strives to make it third time lucky after two successive near-misses at golf's oldest major championship. The Australian finished tied third behind winner...
  • Back surgery gives Tiger fresh perspective

    HOYLAKE, England -- Tiger Woods' back operation in March robbed the former world No. 1 of a quarter of the golf season, but at least it has given him a fresh outlook on his career. The 14-time major champion will be making his second competitive...
  • Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable

    Tiger Woods says only first place is acceptable
    Tiger Woods was introspective. He was friendly. He was defiant. But was he ready? It was Tuesday before a major, this week's British Open at Royal Liverpool. It was Tiger Talks Day. He meets the media and gives an update on perhaps the current...