Americans have Presidents Cup nearly locked

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MONTREAL - Day No. 3 at the Presidents Cup was like someone with split personality disorder. The morning foresomes saw an American romp, as Capt. Jack's boys took all five matches against the sons of Player. A lot of those matches weren't even clo… more »

Tiger Woods/Mike Weir match-up a Presidents Cup cop-out

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MONTREAL - The captains of the two Presidents Cup teams took the easy way out today and chose local favorite Mike Weir to go against Tiger Woods in tomorrow's singles match-ups. It's been the match everyone's been talking about all week, the two bigge… more »

Tough for Gary Player to spin terrible International play Saturday morning

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MONTREAL - Ernie Els hasn't done anything this week for the International Team at the Presidents Cup. This was pointed out to International Captain Gary Player on Friday. Player laughed and said, "Well, I don't know. I think he hit some wonderful shot… more »

Woody Austin: Dedicated or self serving?

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MONTREAL - Woody Austin's little swim in the lateral water hazard on No. 14 Friday was the talk of the Presidents Cup. It did make for hilarious viewing, on a day when there was little to smile about if you were an American golf fan. But to me, it sma… more »

Letter to Gary Player: It's time to put Rory Sabbatini up against Tiger Woods

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MONTREAL Dear Gary, As your fellow countryman (I was born in Durban, South Africa), I feel I can reach out to you and and make a small request. I know the legions of Canadians here at the Presidents Cup are talking about a Mike Weir/Tiger Woods… more »

Presidents Cup: Big day for International Team in Montreal

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MONTREAL - A bunker shot Friday shifted the momentum of the 2007 Presidents Cup, and when the day was finished, Jack Nicklaus' American Team seemed battered and bruised, even as it clung to a two point lead over the International Team. Vijay Singh hol… more »

Americans take first point at Presidents Cup

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The Americans have drawn first blood in the Presidents Cup in Montreal. The duo of Steve Stricker and Hunter Mahan beat Adam Scott and Geoff Ogilvy 3 and 2 in today's opening foursomes, with Stricker holing out the winning putt from 10 feet on No. 16.… more »

FedEx Cup: Is the PGA Tour joking?

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Am I the only person close to appalled to learn that the winner of the PGA Tour's much-hyped FedEx Cup playoffs won't get to pocket the $10 million winner's check when he walks off the green at the World Golf Championships next month? The money, instead,… more »

A Scandinavian prevails in Scandinavian Masters

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It's always nice when a "local boy" wins his local home tournament. That's not quite what happened in Stokholm, Sweden this weekend, but it was close enough. Finland's Mikko Ilonen won the European PGA Tour's 2007 Scandinavian Masters on Sunday, fi… more »

Golf Resort Semlin am See a great golf course for walkers

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SEMLIN AM SEE, GERMANY - It's a fair question to put to a golf club manager, asking whether or not people prefer to walk or ride during their round at the course. "We have five golf carts," Janine Lauersdorf, manager at Golf Resort Semlin am See, told… more »

Golf Resort Semlin am See has a great 19th hole

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SEMLIN AM SEE, Germany - So this is what they mean by the 19th hole. I sit on the generous patio of Golf Resort Semlin am See, roughly 70 kilometers outside Berlin, watching the sun turn more orange as it sinks closer to the ridge of trees in the dis… more »

Michelle Wie in the hunt at Women's British Open

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Michelle Wie, coming off a disappointing week in France at the Evian Masters (and let's face it, what hasn't been disappointing about Michelle Wie lately), rebounded to shoot even par today in the first round of the 2007 Women's British Open, and finds h… more »

Michelle Wie is in Europe, but the LPGA doesn't want you to know that

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Not long ago, I wrote a short piece about how it seemed that, finally, the fuss around Michelle Wie had died down. After two dreadful performances on the LPGA Tour – dead last at the McDonald’s LPGA Championship, then another withdrawal at the U… more »

Sergio Garcia showed us something at the British Open - finally

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Going into the British Open this year, I would have said that Sergio Garcia would never win a major golf tournament in his career. He was just that overrated. It was as irrefutable a fact to me as gravity. Now I say this: He will win a major. Why… more »

British Open update: Sergio Garcia in the clubhouse still with second round lead

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He's got a lot of golfers breathing down his neck, but Sergio Garcia is holding strong, firing an even-par second round of 71 today to remain at 6-under for the tournament. The clubhouse leader is facing some charges from Boo Weekly and Jim Furyk. Pau… more »