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Golfers encounter venomous cobra on Taiwan golf course
Ben HooperTAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- A Taiwan golfer posted a video of a tense encounter with a venomous cobra guarding its patch of grass on a course before being struck by a ball.
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McIlroy aiming to land $10M jackpot
Rory McIlroy has set his sights on the $10 million prize -- and on this form you wouldn't bet against him.
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Sherman J. Polley, longtime affordable-housing advocate, dies
Sherman Polley, a retired affordable-housing official who was also active in the National Negro Golf Association, died of complications from dementia Aug. 18 at the Lorien Columbia nursing home. The longtime Columbia resident was 97. Born in Huntington, W.Va., and raised in Indianapolis, Ind.,...
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Joe Sakic tees off about what the Colorado Avalanche must change
At his 19th celebrity golf tournament Wednesday, and just a little more than week away from the beginning of rookie camp, Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic further explained why he chose to only make minor changes to his roster in the offseason.
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With new putter and confidence, McIlroy storms back to win Deutsche Bank
NORTON, Mass. – Three holes into the Deutsche Bank Championship, Rory McIlroy had to make a 15-foot putt just to escape with triple bogey.He already was 4-over-par and had every reason to believe this tournament was headed for an outcome that was becoming far too familiar for a player of his class....
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Tiger Woods plans his return to the PGA
The former No. 1 golfer announced the first tournament he aims to play in this year.
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Watch: Sergio Garcia hits pathetic tee shot
Have you ever wondered what you would look like at a PGA Tour event?
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Michigan golf course designer Mike DeVries gains worldwide acclaim
Mike DeVries of Traverse City is fresh off of what might be his crowning achievement in golf course design.        
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Thursday’s roundup: Wild outcomes at Match Play
It was pure chaos Thursday at Austin Country Club, where 30 mph gusts raged through the edge of Hill Country.        
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Mickelson says he won’t be called as witness in trial
AUSTIN, Texas – While his name has been mentioned as a pivotal figure in a federal insider trading criminal trial, Phil Mickelson shrugged off any hint that will be hanging over him this week or in the run up to The Masters next month – both with his play and his comments.“I’m not a part of that,”...
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A rough, emotional day for top seeds at Match Play
AUSTIN, Texas – Defending champion Jason Day lasted only six holes at the Dell Technologies Match Play until a heavy heart forced an early departure.Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth might not be far behind.The opening round of golf’s most unpredictable tournament took a stunning turn Wednesday when th...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Golf 2009 European Tour 2009 Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros Official World Golf Rankings European Tour golfers Single-elimination tournament PGA European Tour 2009 Omega Mission Hills World Cup
Johnson pulls away to 5-shot lead at Genesis Open
LOS ANGELES — Dustin Johnson is one round away from reaching No. 1 in the world.Johnson birdied his last three holes Sunday morning for a 7-under 64, giving him a five-shot lead going into the final round in the afternoon at the Genesis Open. The U.S. Open champion was in such complete control that he missed only three greens and his longest par putt was 4 feet.PGA Tour rookie Wesley Bryan had a 63 and barely made up ground.
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Trump haters should cheer his golf habit: Windsor Mann
The more time the president spends playing golf, the less time he has for executive orders.         
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Master Series of Putting Championship tees off in October
While the NFL saga of the proposed Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas and construction of the team’s new arena continues, Master Series of Putting has its plans and financing in place for the fall opening of its 18-hole arena golf course behind Planet Hollywood. What is MSOP, you ask?
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Golf Cirque du Soleil PGA Tour PGA Championship Jack Nicklaus Las Vegas metropolitan area Rules of golf Masters Tournament
Rumford wins World Super 6 title, regains European Tour card
Brett Rumford beat Phachara Khongwatmai of Thailand 2 and 1 in the final round of match play Sunday to claim the first World Super 6 tournament title near where he grew up         
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Saturday’s roundup: Johnson takes 36-hole lead
Dustin Johnson could be as little 24 hours away from reaching No. 1 in the world.        
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American Lizette Salas takes two-shot lead in Women's Australian Open
The Sports Xchange American Lizette Salas shot a 2-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Women's Australian Open in Adelaide, Australia.
58 points by UPI | Golf LPGA Championship Annika Sörenstam
2017 Genisis Open: Rain suspends second-round play
By Art Spander, The Sports Xchange PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Tree limbs were falling as well as putts.
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He plays golf in the giant shadow of his grandfather — Arnold Palmer
On a sun-splashed day this week, Sam Saunders strode to the first tee at Riviera Country Club, looking for all the world like the other 142 professional golfers preparing for the PGA Tour’s only regular stop in Los Angeles. He drove his first ball 300 yards from the course’s signature tee box 75...
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Jordan Spieth aims to continue winning ways at Riviera
LOS ANGELES — Jordan Spieth paused for a second, pondering the pure silliness of the question.“What’s the best thing you drank from that beautiful crystal trophy?” he was asked.“Actually, nothing,” said the squeaky clean winner of last week’s tournament at Pebble Beach. “I don’t drink alcohol.”“I just brought it to the room and then went out to dinner here with (pro-am partner and country singer) Jake (Owen) once we got in, and then last night had a shoe launch. I just plan on bringing it home.”
1 points by Boston Herald | Golf Debut albums Tom Brady Super Bowl New England Patriots Riviera Country Club Tournament
The stars are out at Riviera ahead of Genesis Open
LOS ANGELES – Gone are the days when some of golf’s best players felt the PGA Tour season didn’t really begin until it reached Florida.There is no shortage of star power in LA.And it wasn’t that much different across the West Coast Swing, which started in Kapalua and ends this week at Riviera at the...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | PGA Tour Official World Golf Rankings Golf Tiger Woods The Open Championship The Players Championship Greg Norman West Coast Swing
Pros get ready to tackle Riviera in the calm before the storm
If you were to listen to the pros talk about this week’s Genesis Open, you would think you were at a testimonial dinner for the Riviera Country Club. No doubt the gushing adjectives will come close to equaling the number of birdies as 143 professionals and one amateur tee off in Thursday’s first...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Official World Golf Rankings PGA Tour Golf 2009 Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros Henrik Stenson Riviera Country Club Debut albums Tee
World No. 1 Lydia Ko set for Australian Open
By Steve Habel, The Sports Xchange World No. 1 Lydia Ko of New Zealand will make her first appearance of the LPGA season.
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Innovative or too confusing? Golf’s World Super 6 set to go
New and innovative or too confusing? Either way, the World Super 6 which begins with stroke play Thursday at Lake Karrinyup near Perth, Western Australia, and concludes with a 24-man match-play and knockout round on Sunday, is definitely outside the box of a conventional golf tournament.
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Innovative or too confusing? Golf's World Super 6 set to go
New and innovative or too confusing? Either way, the World Super 6 which begins with stroke play Thursday at Lake Karrinyup near Perth, Western Australia, and concludes with a 24-man match-play and knockout round on Sunday, is definitely outside the box of a conventional golf tournament.It also includes nearest-to-the-pins to determine match-play winners, and a countback tiebreaker to determine who gets first-round byes on the Sunday. That's a system more often used in club competitions to determine who wins the monthly championship or gets a ball in the rundown.
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Jordan Spieth keeps pace with Tiger Woods, at least for now
Jordan Spieth can’t seem to win a tournament without hearing six words that only raise expectations, if not hyperbole.“The youngest player since Tiger Woods.”Comparisons require context, though it’s still good company to keep.The latest example was Sunday at the ATandT Pebble Beach Pro-Am, which...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | PGA Tour Tiger Woods Phil Mickelson Official World Golf Rankings Vijay Singh AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Presidents Cup Golf
Trump used to have a slightly different opinion of presidents playing golf
"I'm going to be working for you. I'm not going to have time to go play golf."
346 points by The Washington Post | Golf President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Rules of golf Bill Clinton
Jordan Spieth strolls to four-shot win at Pebble Beach
By Art Spander, The Sports Xchange PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- The 12th hole at Augusta? The two balls in the creek last April?
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Jordan Spieth breezes to big win at Pebble Beach
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Jordan Spieth soaked up every step of scenery on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach, one of the prettiest places in golf and even more spectacular on a Sunday when the only work left is to hoist the crystal trophy.All that was missing from the ATandT Pebble Beach Pro-Am were the...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | PGA Tour Tiger Woods AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Phil Mickelson Golf Vijay Singh The Tour Championship Dustin Johnson
Watch Trump play golf at media-free event
In this cellphone video obtained by The Washington Post, President Trump is seen playing golf at Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 11 at a morning event that the media was kept from witnessing.
-2 points by The Washington Post | The Washington Post Golf George W. Bush Washington D.C.
A hastily called news conference caps a surreal day for Trump in South Florida
Tough talk on North Korea followed a morning of golf and a late lunch with the Japanese prime minister.
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Jordan Spieth surges into six-shot lead at Pebble Beach
By Art Spander, The Sports Xchange PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- It's a cliche, but also an unavoidable fact of the game.
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Trump, Abe express close bonds after North Korea reportedly launches missile
For most of the day President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe used golf under the Florida sun to show the world the U.S.-Japan alliance remained strong. Then events half-a-world away provided a more significant example of cooperation. After North Korea reportedly launched a...
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1922 home is a fully restored blank canvas in Detroit
Owners of the 1922 house restored and replaced basic systems and original features, but left decorating to the buyer        
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Trump, Abe express close bonds after NKorea's missile launch
PALM BEACH, Fla. — For most of the day President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe used golf under the Florida sun to show the world the U.S.-Japan alliance remained strong. Then events half-a-world away provided a more significant example of cooperation.After North Korea reportedly launched a ballistic missile, the two leaders appeared for a hastily arranged joint statement in a ballroom of Trump's south Florida estate. Abe spoke first and longest, though his statement was terse.
-2 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States Golf United States Barack Obama Bill Clinton Donald Trump Palm Beach Florida Democratic Party
Trump and Japan’s Abe share high-five on golf course
The president spent his Saturday morning golfing with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Golf President of the United States Bill Clinton Barack Obama United States Donald Trump Palm Beach Florida Democratic Party
Golfer uses putter to escape gator’s jaws
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Florida golfer made the shot of his life with a putter when he used it to escape an alligator that had grabbed him by the ankle. Tony Aarts used his putter to jab the gator in the eyes before the alligator let him go. WINK-TV reports that Aarts was...
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Golfer uses putter to escape gator's jaws
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A Florida golfer made the shot of his life with a putter when he used it to escape an alligator that had grabbed him by the ankle. Tony Aarts used his putter to jab the gator in the eyes before the alligator let him ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lee County Florida Golf English-language films Eye University of Florida Area code 239 Southwest Florida The Eye
Trump and Japan's Abe share high-five on Florida golf course
JUPITER, Fla. — President Donald Trump has long boasted about his prowess on the golf course. Now he's putting his game to work.The president spent his Saturday morning golfing with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he hosts his first foreign leader at his winter estate in Palm Beach, Florida.
119 points by Boston Herald | Barack Obama United States Golf President of the United States Donald Trump Bill Clinton Democratic Party Illinois
One Instagram user got peek at Trump golfing that media wasn't allowed to see
Pro golfer Ernie Els was with the president.       
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Jason Day moves into tie for second-round lead at Pebble Beach Pro-Am
Jason Day took one step back and two birdies forward to complete an eight-under-par 64 and join Jordan Spieth and Derek Fathauer as 36-hole leaders in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.  The second round did not finish until Saturday morning because of rain on Thursday and fog on Friday. The Monterey...
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Trump and Abe hit the fairways — out of public view — at a Trump golf club in Florida
The golf outing was part of a weekend visit by the Japanese prime minister to South Florida.
-2 points by The Washington Post | Donald Trump Palm Beach County Florida Golf Palm Beach Florida Delray Beach Florida Melania Trump West Palm Beach Florida United States Golf Association
Black plastic covers windows, blocking reporters' views of Trump golfing
Twitter followers urged White House reporters to rip down plastic covering the windows.       
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US Masters champion Danny Willett takes lead at Kuala Lumpur
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — U.S. Masters champion Danny Willett shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday at the Maybank Championship to finish the day three strokes ahead of American David Lipsky heading into Sunday's final round.Willett had a 16-under total of 200 after 54 holes.The 29-year-old Englishman seemed to be thriving despite unpredictable weather conditions at the Saujana Golf and Country Club, opening with three rounds of 67 or better for just the third time in his career.
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Reid takes 3rd-round lead at LET's season-opening Vic Open
BARWON HEADS, Australia — Melissa Reid of England shot a 6-under 67 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over American Angel Jin and Australian Su Oh at the Vic Open, the season-opening event on the Ladies European Tour.Reid had a three-round total of 15-under 204 on the Beach Course at the Thirteenth Beach links. Yin shot 68 and Oh 70.Three shots behind Reid are Germany's Sandra Gal, Spain's Belen Mozo and South Korean amateur Choi Hye-jin.
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Bernd Wiesberger hits 9 birdies in a row to lead Willett by 1
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Bernd Wiesberger put on a clinic with his irons to lead Danny Willett by one stroke halfway through the Maybank Championship on Friday.Wiesberger has been on a hot streak, and the Austrian came to life at Saujana club from the par-4 seventh hole to notch nine consecutive birdies of his 11 overall.That haul stands as the longest birdie run of the year, despite two bogeys.The three-time European Tour winner acknowledged his feat after carding a 9-under 63 in tropical heat.
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Marc Warren takes 1st-round lead in Kuala Lumpur
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Marc Warren overcame a missed cut last week to shoot a 9-under 63 and take a two-stroke lead after the opening round of the Maybank Championship on Thursday.The Scotsman, a three-time winner on the European Tour, nearly lost his playing card last year but a fifth-place finish at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship set up a strong finish to 2016.Thai teenager Phachara Khongwatmai was in second place after a 65, one stroke ahead of a group of six which included Masters champion Danny Willett, Peter Uihlein and local favorite Arie Irawan.
1 points by Boston Herald | Kuala Lumpur Singapore Golf PGA Tour ASEAN PGA European Tour Pádraig Harrington Andrew Jaspan
No sunshine in Pebble Beach forecast
Gusts approached 40 mph and felt even stronger on the holes exposed along the Pacific coast.        
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Inspired by Tiger, rookie JJ Spaun making early move on tour
J.J. Spaun remembers the red sweater, the 4-foot putt and the uppercut from Tiger Woods when he won the 1997 Masters         
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Only at Pebble can the wind and rain be appealing for golf
A wicked day of weather at Pebble still brings out the crazy, fun side of golf         
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