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Welsh rookie Jamie Donaldson savors 'the shot of my life' that wins Ryder Cup for Europe

GLENEAGLES — The decisive match. The shot of his life. Jamie Donaldson will never forget his Ryder Cup debut.

The chance to clinch Europe’s third straight victory in golf’s biggest team event fell to a strapping, mild-mannered Welsh rookie who was nothing more than a journeyman pro only two years ago. 611 more words

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North Texan Jordan Spieth Back On Familiar Ground At Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) - When Jordan Spieth helped the United States win the Junior Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in 2010, he knew he’d have little chance to play in the real thing on the same course four years later. 525 more words

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Tiger Woods' New Swing Coach Could Be Tiger Woods

The next swing coach for Tiger Woods might be Tiger Woods.

Woods posted a blog on his website Thursday saying there was no “hard-and-set” rule on finding a new swing coach. 95 more words

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Royal & Ancient Golf Club votes to admit female members for first time

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.

The R&A became the latest golf club to end years of male-only exclusivity on Thursday when its members voted overwhelmingly in favour of inviting women. 695 more words

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McIlroy Named PGA Player Of The Year

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Rory McIlroy is the Vardon Trophy winner and the PGA of America’s player of the year for the second time. 198 more words

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My Favorite Course: Erik Compton

Erik Compton came in second at this year’s U.S. Open, the highest PGA Tour finish of his career. Until then he was best known for requesting the use of a golf cart during Nationwide and PGA Tour event qualifying rounds. 1,074 more words

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