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Rory McIlroy stands a good chance to be part of golf's next rivalry. ''So yeah, I wouldn't mind if I was always compared to someone - or not compared to someone else, but if my name was mentioned.'' McIlroy is a great student of golf history, so he...

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By Larry Fine PARAMUS New Jersey (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy, the hottest golfer on the planet, is not thinking about taking the torch from Tiger Woods as the sport's next dominant player, but the easy-going Northern Irishman says he has already sparred...

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The last player to win back-to-back majors in the same season didn't even make it to the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake. ''That's not going to happen,'' said Rory McIlroy, with a smile. Padraig Harrington won the British Open and PGA Championship in...

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Reigning major champions Bubba Watson (Masters), Martin Kaymer (U.S. Open) and Rory McIlroy (Open Championship and PGA Championship) join past major champion Jim Furyk to form the elite foursome that will compete Oct. 14-15, at Bermuda's Port Royal...

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Adam Scott earns final invite to PGA Grand Slam of Golf (PGA)

With Rory McIlroy's exciting win at the PGA Championship on Sunday, Adam Scott will earn the final invite to this year's PGA Grand Slam of Golf, to be held Oct. 13-15 at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda. McIlroy defeated Phil Mickelson...

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2016 Ryder Cup hospitality chalets now on sale (PGA)

The PGA of America is thrilled to be bringing the 41st Ryder Cup to Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. We are pleased to offer your company the opportunity to secure a private hospitality chalet on the grounds of Hazeltine to...

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Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson drew plenty of criticism for something he didn't do at the PGA Championship two weeks ago and a few of things he did do. He chose not to take part in the PGA Championship's revitalized long-drive competition...

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Mickelson sees 2015 as start of his Olympic campaign (Reuters)

Phil Mickelson of the U.S. hits his second shot on the 12th hole during the final round of the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Five-times major winner Phil Mickelson, nearly done with a mostly disappointing season, has set his sights on 2015 and a campaign to realize a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics the following year. Mickelson showed signs of a revival with his rousing runner-up finish to Rory McILroy at the PGA Championship and said on Tuesday that his sights were already trained on Rio. “I know that I've made great strides this year in driving the golf ball ... but it's been a terrible year for my wedge and short irons. I also had a very poor year putting,” he told reporters at Ridgewood Country Club, site of this week’s FedExCup playoffs opener, The...

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Nike Announces New Vapor Line of Irons

If you're going to design a line of irons that can please the full spectrum of player types, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy seem like pretty good guys to work with. At least, that's the feeling you get from Nike's R&D team, who are largely responsible for the company's new Vapor iron...

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Matt Kuchar missed the final major of the year when his back locked up on him from having to sit too long in traffic. Kuchar was considered among the favorites at the PGA Championship and felt his game was rounding into form after two days of...

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Watson thirsts for first taste of Ryder Cup success (Reuters)

By Larry Fine PARAMUS New Jersey (Reuters) - Twice Masters champion Bubba Watson says the thrill of merely making a Ryder Cup is no longer enough for him and that it is high time the U.S. "As a kid growing up, your whole dream was to be on the PGA...

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Mickelson and Kuchar take aim at The Barclays (Reuters)

By Larry Fine PARAMUS New Jersey (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar are primed for a chance to win this week's Barclays, the first installment of the four-event FedExCup playoffs, and derail the magical run of Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy. ...

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Mickelson and Kuchar take aim at The Barclays (Reuters)

By Larry Fine PARAMUS New Jersey (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar are primed for a chance to win this week's Barclays, the first installment of the four-event FedExCup playoffs, and derail the magical run of Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy. ...

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Golf-Mickelson and Kuchar take aim at The Barclays (Reuters)

By Larry Fine PARAMUS, New Jersey, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar are primed for a chance to win this week's Barclays, the first installment of the four-event FedExCup playoffs, and derail the magical run of Northern Irishman Rory...

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