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Day 2 of PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy surges to lead

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – On a soggy day at Valhalla, Rory McIlroy put himself in a familiar position: leading the PGA Championship.

The overwhelming favourite from Northern Ireland started on the back side after a 50-minute rain delay Friday, made a couple of early birdies, then claimed the outright lead for the first time when he rolled in a 30-foot eagle putt at the 18th hole. 710 more words

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Harman leads after third round, Stricker closely follows

After two eagles in a 6-under 65 in round three, Brian Harman took the lead of the John Deere Classic.

Stats on PGA.com show that the Georgia-native golfer took the lead Saturday, July 12 at the 2014 tournament at Deere Run in Silvis. 118 more words

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Spieth and Stricker are friends even in competition

Crowds have flocked to Deere Run to watch them, but the 2014 John Deere Classic is not the first time Jordan Spieth and Steve Stricker have played in the the same group. 240 more words

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Steve Stricker makes his move on Cut Day

There were plenty of spectators and media following three-time JDC champ Steve Stricker as he headed into the second day of tournament play.

On the Par 3 seventh hole, the Illini grad landed shot from the tee to about four feet from the cup, making it obvious this man knows Deere Run like the back of his hand.   79 more words

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Stricker's team tops JDC Pro-Am leaderboard

As the pros brushed up on their games, amateurs got a tip or two from them.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 the teams hit the green at Deere Run ahead of the John Deere Classic. 32 more words

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Three-time JDC champion Steve Stricker returns to Deere Run

In a field of 155 golfers, three-time winner Steve Stricker has returned in attempt to prevent a repeat by defending champ Jordan Spieth.

Stricker, ranked #19 in the world, won the John Deere Classic in 2009, 2010, and 2011. 130 more words

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