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  • Past success lures Rose back to Quicken Loans National

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Most of the world's top players are skipping the Quicken Loans National. Justin Rose wouldn't miss it — even if he weren't the defending champion. Rose won the event in 2010 at Aronimink and last year at Congressional. This year, the Quicken Loans National moves to...

  • Britain Women's Golf Open

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    A helicopter owned by Donald Trump departs from the Turnberry golf course in Turnberry, Scotland, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The Women's British Open golf championship is being held at Turnberry golf course from July 30 until Aug. 2.

  • Donald Trump to fly in for Women's British Open

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Lizette Salas should be midway through her first round at the Women's British Open on Thursday morning when Donald Trump arrives via helicopter to expected fanfare at his Turnberry resort. Salas, a U.S golfer with Mexican heritage, likely won't pay much attention....

  • Quicken Loans National Golf

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Rickie Fowler, left, and Tiger Woods hit simultaneous tee shots on a par three to benefit the Military Warriors Support Foundation during the pro-am for the Quicken Loans National Golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va., Wednesday, July 29, 2015. $25,000 would...

  • Wendell Chino and the building of the Inn of the Mountain Gods

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    The creation of the Inn of the Mountain Gods on the Mescalero Apache Reservation that abuts Ruidoso should be a case study for students attending business school, Charles R. Fagan III contends. As one of the key government officials at the time when the late Mescalero president Wendell Chino...

  • McIlroy to miss another title defense at Firestone

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy has told the PGA Tour he will not play the Bridgestone Invitational next week as he recovers from his ankle injury. It will be the second straight tournament that McIlroy will miss as the defending champion. He injured his left ankle while playing soccer with...

  • Park unhappy with qualifying criteria for Olympic golf

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Inbee Park, the top-ranked player in women's golf, has criticized the qualifying criteria for next year's Olympic tournament, saying it will rule out too many of the world's top stars. Sixty players will compete in the men's and women's events in Rio de Janiero, and a...

  • APTOPIX Quicken Loans National Golf

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Tiger Woods hits up to the green on the 15th hole as military caddies watch during the pro-am for the Quicken Loans National Golf tournament at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Va., Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The 15th hole was designated the Military Appreciation Hole.

  • Woods needs to win this weekend to earn trip to Firestone

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    GAINESVILLE, Va. — Eight-time Bridgestone Invitational champion Tiger Woods has one last chance to get into next week’s $9.25 million World Golf Championships event at Firestone Country Club. Unfortunately considering the state of Woods’ game, it may not be a realistic one. The winner of this...

  • Tiger Woods looks to salvage terrible season

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Tiger Woods didn’t touch a golf club for a week. After missing the cut at the British Open on July 17, he took a vacation with his kids. They went diving, snorkeling, spear fishing. Anything to get his mind and body as far away from golf as possible, he said Tuesday. It’s not the first time...

  • Michelle Wie limps into her next major


    Michelle Wie has quite the entourage these days. The doctor at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who has worked on her hip. The doctor in Los Angeles who has been there for her ankle injuries. She also has a doctor in Florida where she lives. The way her season has gone, Wie can't live without them....

  • Golf's youth movement means 30 is the new 20


    The criteria fits for the label as the best player to have never won a major. Seven career victories. Finishing no worse than third in just over 30 percent of the tournaments. The No. 1 player in the world for the first half of the season. Adding to the numbers is being viewed as one of the...

  • Family of late black golf great accused of $1 million theft


    CLEVELAND (AP) — The son and ex-daughter-in-law of late black golf pioneer Charlie Sifford were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole more than $1 million from him. Sifford in 1961 became the first black golfer to earn full-time playing privileges on the PGA Tour, paving the way for minorities...

  • Golf Great Theft


    FILE-In this Nov. 13, 2014 file photo former PGA golfer Charlie Sifford sits in the dining room in his home in Brecksville, Ohio. Authorities say the son and ex-daughter-in-law of the late black golfing pioneer Sifford have been indicted on charges related to the theft of more than $1 million...

  • Tiger Woods running out of chances to salvage season


    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods knows he's played poorly over the past two years. Now, he's facing the prospect of an early end to his season. Normally, the Quicken Loans National would be the beginning of a busy stretch of golf for Woods, including the year's final major, a World Golf...

  • Billy Hurley III says his father has been missing for 9 days


    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Billy Hurley III took a few questions about his struggles on the golf course and his ties to northern Virginia before a PGA Tour official said Hurley had an announcement. Fighting off tears, Hurley delivered the stunning news that his father, retired police officer...

  • Hurley's Father


    This handout photo provided by Cheryl Hurley shows her husband Willard Hurley Jr. Their son, Billy Hurley III is playing this week's Quicken Loans National while enduring a family crisis _ his father, Willard Hurley Jr., has been missing for the past nine days.

  • Failed ‘compliment sandwich’ got Democrat a golf date with Obama


    WASHINGTON — A rare golf date with President Barack Obama for three U.S. House members was sparked by a 2013 meeting in which the president berated one of his golfing companions. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a Colorado Democrat, invited Obama to play golf with him and two congressional colleagues after...

  • Analysis: Trump’s wealth estimated at $2.9 billion


    The latest math on Donald Trump: $2.9 billion. An analysis by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, based in part on a 92-page personal financial disclosure form made public last week, revealed a portfolio dominated by skyscrapers and golf courses. The celebrity presidential candidate says he’s...

  • Darby named Manhattan golf coach


    NEW YORK (AP) — Former St. John's golf coach Frank Darby, whose program produced 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley, has been named to the same position at Manhattan College. Darby spent 20 years at St. John's, his alma mater. He led the Red Storm to six NCAA regional appearances and...



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