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FILE - In this July 18, 2019, file photo, Bryson DeChambeau, of the United States, looks at his putt on the fourth green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. DeChambeau wasted no time defending himself against accusations of slow play Saturday, Aug. 10, after harsh criticism on social media stemming from a video showing him taking more than two minutes to hit an 8-foot putt at The Northern Trust. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)
August 13, 2019 - 2:09 pm
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — This could go down as one of the most memorable years in golf. Tiger Woods won the Masters following four surgeries on his back, and just two years after he feared he might never compete again. The British Open was not held in Britain for the first time in 68 years. Two players...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 13, 2017 file photo, Suzann Pettersen, of Norway, watches her tee shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the U.S. Women's Open Golf tournament, in Bedminster, N.J. Pettersen has been handed a Solheim Cup wild card despite having played just two events since November 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 12, 2019 - 8:47 am
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Norway's Suzann Pettersen was given a Solheim Cup wild card Monday despite having played just two tournaments since November 2017. Pettersen will make her ninth appearance in the Solheim Cup at Gleneagles next month. She was originally appointed one of European captain...
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August 10, 2019 - 3:38 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau wasted no time defending himself against accusations of slow play Saturday after harsh criticism on social media stemming from a video showing him taking more than two minutes to hit an 8-foot putt. Among those who criticized him on Twitter was Eddie...
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Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole at the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 09, 2019 - 8:14 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Masters champion Tiger Woods withdrew Friday from the opening FedEx Cup playoffs event with what he described as a mild oblique strain. It was the first time Woods has pulled out in the middle of a tournament since the Dubai Desert Classic in February 2017, two months...
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Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole at the Northern Trust golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Course, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 08, 2019 - 12:45 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Liberty National was never so susceptible to low scoring as it was Thursday, and Tiger Woods could feel it. He just couldn't do much about it. Two hours into his opening round, Woods already was eight shots behind, and the gap only got wider. When his 12-foot par putt on...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Woods' appeal worldwide, particularly in Asia, remains stronger than ever after his 15th major title.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 08, 2019 - 6:23 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods' first vacation to Thailand was a lot different from when he goes there for work. "No one knew who I was," Woods said Wednesday with a smile. That might be true when no one's trying to bother him at a resort with his mother, children and girlfriend. Still, there...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods looks on before the first round of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J. The last time Tiger Woods was at Liberty National, he hadn't played in eight months and couldn't guarantee he would play again. So much has changed in two years as the FedEx Cup playoffs begin. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
August 07, 2019 - 1:11 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tiger Woods is plenty rested going into the FedEx Cup playoffs. Whether he's ready is day to day. Woods stopped hitting full shots on the back nine of Liberty National on Wednesday during his pro-am round for The Northern Trust, a precautionary move during a year in which...
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August 07, 2019 - 9:21 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — In a story Aug. 6 about the European Tour suspending Thorbjorn Olesen pending the outcome of a police investigation, The Associated Press reported that the charges against Olesen included allegations that he assaulted a female passenger while she slept. The charges by...
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Jordan Spieth, tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
August 06, 2019 - 4:38 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth made such an impressive run through the FedEx Cup playoffs in 2013 that he was selected as a captain's pick for the Presidents Cup at age 20, the youngest American to ever compete in the matches. That began a run of six straight U.S. teams, a streak that might...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 16, 2019 file photo, Gary Woodland posses with the trophy after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Woodland says he couldn't truly enjoy winning the Open until his wife gave birth to twin girls last week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 06, 2019 - 2:55 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gary Woodland made sure plans were in place for him to leave tournaments before he even arrived. And when he did show up, just the sight of officials in a golf cart made him nervous. Most of the time, they were on their way to administer a ruling. Woodland always assumed...
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