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The Players Championship

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  • Damaged greens a problem with Players Championship just 3 days away

    With only a few days remaining until the Players Championship tees off, TPC Sawgrass is still scrambling to get the course ready. Three greens at the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., golf course -- the 4th, 11th and 12th -- were scheduled to be closed for...
  • PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem: TPC will be fine without Tiger Woods

    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...
  • Martin Kaymer looking good, feeling good at The Players Championship

    It seems that Martin Kaymer's formula for winning golf is fairly simple. "If you hit the ball very well, if you strike it very well," he said, "you gain confidence." Makes sense. After tying a course record with a first-round 63 at The Players...
  • 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...
  • Martin Kaymer opens with six birdies to take U.S. Open lead

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

    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...
  • Mizrachi wins second WSOP Players Championship in three years

    Mizrachi wins second WSOP Players Championship in three years
    If Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi wasn't already in pantheon of poker greats going into Thursday night, he certainly is now. Mizrachi, a South Floridian, won his second Poker Players Championship in three years, taking home $1.4 million. The Pokers...
  • Fred Couples, Jason Dufner stand atop crowded Masters leaderboard

    Fred Couples, Jason Dufner stand atop crowded Masters leaderboard
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – When Fred Couples cruises the fairways, golf fans see the essence of carefree cool. Jason Dufner exudes a lot of that same laid-back demeanor, too – though that’s pretty much where the comparisons end. Couples, 52, is a...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

    Florida Beach Guide: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
    Ponte Vedra Beach is an unincorporated seaside community in St. Johns County, Florida, 18 miles southeast of downtown Jacksonville and 26 miles north of St. Augustine. It is an upmarket tourist resort best known for its association with golf. It is the...