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Oldest golf magazine in country goes all digital

WILTON, Conn. (AP) — The oldest golf magazine in America will stop publishing in print next week as Golf World switches entirely to digital delivery.

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Watson: Porthcawl is tougher than Hoylake

PORTHCAWL, Wales (AP) — Tom Watson, one of the all-time masters of links golf with five British Open championships under his belt, has taken to his heart Royal Porthcawl, the venue for the British Senior Open starting on Thursday.

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World supremacy at stake in International Crown

World supremacy at stake in International Crown

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The inaugural International Crown is unique for what it isn't.

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GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

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Rory McIlroy is poised to be golf's next big thing

Rory McIlroy is poised to be golf's next big thing

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Golf has been looking for the next big star the last five years, and Rory McIlroy is the most obvious candidate.

July 22, 2014 9:50 am Photos

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McIlroy will emerge even stronger than ever

HOYLAKE, England | The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.

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McIlroy will emerge even stronger than ever

McIlroy will emerge even stronger than ever

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.

July 21, 2014 7:08 am Photos

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McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket

McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf's oldest major championship.

July 21, 2014 4:25 am Photos

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HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.

July 20, 2014 10:05 pm

The 2 secret words for McIlroy: Process and spot

HOYLAKE, England | Rory McIlroy looked out at a room packed with reporters and knew he was going to disappoint them.

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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

HOYLAKE, England | Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.

July 20, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Fowler runner-up again, but nice consolation prize

Fowler runner-up again, but nice consolation prize

HOYLAKE, England | For Rickie Fowler, this is getting downright familiar.

July 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic with closing birdie

Lydia Ko wins Marathon Classic with closing birdie

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Lydia Ko broke free from a late tie with So Yeon Ryu, hitting a wedge to 4 feet for birdie on the 72nd hole on Sunday to win the Marathon Classic.

July 20, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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McIlroys have double success at British Open

McIlroys have double success at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy was not the only winner at the British Open on Sunday.

July 20, 2014 4:34 pm

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy.

July 20, 2014 3:55 pm Photos

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No regrets for 2nd-place Garcia at British Open

No regrets for 2nd-place Garcia at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Sergio Garcia doffed his cap, patted his heart and blew kisses to the crowd surrounding the 18th green at Royal Liverpool after clinching what ultimately would be a fourth second-place finish at a major.

July 20, 2014 3:13 pm Photos

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Key hole at the British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — A look at the key hole Sunday in the fourth round of the British Open:

July 20, 2014 1:13 pm

Watson shoots final-round 68 at British Open

Watson shoots final-round 68 at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tom Watson's ball rolled on to the 18th green at Royal Liverpool on Sunday and most of the spectators in the horseshoe grandstand gave him a prolonged standing ovation. And even a few shouts of "C'mon, Tom."

July 20, 2014 8:59 am Photos

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Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup

Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the U.S. Ryder Cup team.

July 20, 2014 8:09 am Photos

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Alker takes 54-hole lead at Boise Open

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Steven Alker shot a 6-under 65 to grab the 54-hole lead at the Albertsons Boise Open on Saturday.

July 19, 2014 8:15 pm

Tiger Woods keeps going in wrong direction at British Open

Tiger Woods keeps going in wrong direction at British Open

HOYLAKE, England | Tiger Woods was the last to tee off Saturday in the British Open. He had the biggest gallery. It might have seemed like old times for Woods in the major championships except for one tiny detail.

July 19, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Pace, Diaz share lead through 54 holes at Marathon

Pace, Diaz share lead through 54 holes at Marathon

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Lee-Anne Pace made a name for herself as an amateur in her native South Africa, then proved herself with eight wins on the Ladies European Tour.

July 19, 2014 5:48 pm Photos

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Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.

July 19, 2014 5:22 pm Photos

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Rory McIlroy builds commanding 6-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy builds commanding 6-shot lead at British Open

HOYLAKE, England | Rory McIlroy looks as if he has just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.

July 19, 2014 5:15 pm

Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at Open

Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at Open

HOYLAKE, England | From the time they faced each other in the Walker Cup, a couple of 18-year-olds with the world at their feet, Rickie Fowler figured he'd go at it again someday with Rory McIlroy in a major championship.

July 19, 2014 1:49 pm

Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at Open

Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — From the time they faced each other in the Walker Cup, a couple of 18-year-olds with the world at their feet, Rickie Fowler figured he'd go at it again someday with Rory McIlroy in a major championship.

July 19, 2014 12:19 pm Photos

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Key hole at the British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — A look at the key hole Saturday in the third round of the British Open:

July 19, 2014 10:23 am

Players accept 2-tee start at British Open

Players accept 2-tee start at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — With thunderstorms and heavy rain never arriving, the historic decision to use a two-tee start at the British Open on Saturday appeared to be misguided.

July 19, 2014 9:43 am Photos

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Lunde, Sucher share lead at Boise Open

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Bill Lunde shot a career-low 10-under 61 for a share of the 36-hole lead with Zack Sucher at the Albertsons Boise Open on Friday.

July 18, 2014 11:36 pm

Ghim, Meth advance to Public Links final

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) — Faced with adversity for the first time this week at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, a feeling of hopelessness nearly overtook 18-year old Doug Ghim in the semifinals.

July 18, 2014 9:25 pm

Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command perform…

July 18, 2014 7:40 pm Photos

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Diaz rallies to maintain lead at Marathon Classic

Diaz rallies to maintain lead at Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Laura Diaz rallied for four birdies down the stretch to shoot a 2-under 69 for a three-stroke lead over Lydia Ko and Lee-Anne Pace after Friday's second round of the Marathon Classic.

July 18, 2014 5:46 pm Photos

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Key hole at the British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — A look at the key hole Friday in the second round of the British Open:

July 18, 2014 4:47 pm

Day gets another injury scare at British Open

Day gets another injury scare at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Jason Day won the Match Play Championship, and then played only one tournament (the Masters) over the next three months because of a thumb injury. So imagine the scare at the British Open when he took a practice swing …

July 18, 2014 4:29 pm Photos

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Sam Torrance says father Bob has died at age 82

Former Ryder Cup captain Sam Torrance says on Twitter that his father Bob, a respected Scottish golf coach who had been fighting cancer, has died. He was 82.

July 18, 2014 4:29 pm

Birthday boy Coetzee in mix at British Open

Birthday boy Coetzee in mix at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — George Coetzee tapped in a putt on the 15th green for a third straight birdie at the British Open and glanced up at the leaderboard.

July 18, 2014 3:57 pm Photos

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Bubba Watson, Ernie Els miss British Open cut

Bubba Watson, Ernie Els miss British Open cut

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Masters champion Bubba Watson and a number of former British Open winners including Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington were among those missing the cut Friday at Royal Liverpool.

July 18, 2014 3:41 pm Photos

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Weather forces 2-tee start at British Open

Weather forces 2-tee start at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The British Open will use a two-tee start for the first time in the tournament's 154-year history for Saturday's third round due to predicted heavy rain and thunderstorms.

July 18, 2014 2:48 pm

Watson makes cut at British Open at age of 64

Watson makes cut at British Open at age of 64

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The ovations from the packed galleries remain as warm as ever for Tom Watson at the British Open. His scoring continues to be just as impressive, too.

July 18, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Open lives up to unpredictable weather reputation

Open lives up to unpredictable weather reputation

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The British Open once again lived up to its fickle, unpredictable weather reputation, and doesn't half the field at Royal Liverpool know it.

July 18, 2014 1:37 pm Photos

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Gellerman reaches US Amateur Public Links quarters

Gellerman reaches US Amateur Public Links quarters

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — In between his rounds Thursday at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, Michael Gellerman felt a little uncertain about his game.

July 17, 2014 7:40 pm Photos

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McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

HOYLAKE, England | Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.

July 17, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Great stretch gives Tiger Woods good start

Great stretch gives Tiger Woods good start

HOYLAKE, England | The warm ovation Tiger Woods heard walking up the 18th fairway at Royal Liverpool sounded familiar, even if the circumstances were not.

July 17, 2014 4:22 pm

Mickelson starts Open with a sluggish round

HOYLAKE, England | Tiger Woods was playing his second shot into the par-5 18th when he made a sudden stop in the middle of his swing Thursday at the British Open.

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Woods says round disrupted by cameras

Woods says round disrupted by cameras

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods was playing his second shot into the par-5 18th when he made a sudden stop in the middle of his swing Thursday at the British Open.

July 17, 2014 4:15 pm Photos

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McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

McIlroy and Woods deliver at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.

July 17, 2014 3:18 pm Photos

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Garcia shoots 68 in return to Royal Liverpool

Garcia shoots 68 in return to Royal Liverpool

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The last time Sergio Garcia played the British Open at Royal Liverpool in 2006, he was one stroke off the lead after three rounds and playedin the final group with Tiger Woods.

July 17, 2014 9:53 am Photos

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Molinari brothers stick together at British Open

Molinari brothers stick together at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Edoardo and Francesco Molinari are pretty much inseparable.

July 17, 2014 9:18 am Photos

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British Open underway with all eyes on Tiger

British Open underway with all eyes on Tiger

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — David Howell hit the first shot of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. He also was the first to hit in the rough, and the first to make a bogey.

July 17, 2014 2:39 am Photos

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5 players in dire need of mulligan at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Major championship can turn on a single shot, good (winner) or bad (loser).

July 17, 2014 2:17 am
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