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Spieth birdies No. 18 in Round 4 of the BMW Championship

Top 10 U.S. Cities for Golf

Golf may have been invented in Scotland, but there are few better places to enjoy it than the good ol' USA. Since its inception, golf has been embraced by the country as an American pastime, with three of the four major golf tournaments taking place on these shores.<p>That in mind, let’s take a look …

A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat

An uncontainable virus, killer measles, and the plague top the list of the CDC’s worries. By Eliza Shapiro.<p>Be afraid. Be very afraid.<p>While the U.S. …

More than 1,000 unaccounted for in deadly Colo. floods

Historic flooding leaves weary residents reeling amid the dark forecast of more rain to come.<p>The number of people unaccounted for in flood-ravaged Colorado rose Sunday to 1,254 as flooding spread to 15 counties and rain continued to fall.<p>Many of those unaccounted for were reported unreachable on …

PGA Championship TV Coverage 2013: Viewing Schedule All 4 Days

The final major championship of the year is here, as the PGA Championship from Oak Hill Country Club in New York is set to commence on Thursday morning.<p>There are several big storylines to follow throughout the week in Rochester, as the best of the best are about to undergo a tough test. The PGA …

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2013 Grades for All of Golf's Top Stars Through the First 3 Majors

The majors are the crown jewels of the golf season and the elite players in the sport get fired up to play in them.<p>Reputations are forged in the majors and that's why Tiger Woods is considered one of the all-time greats and why Phil Mickelson's reputation took a big step up after winning the 2013 …

Shinnecock Hills member-guest features four aces in one day

<b>By Cliff Schrock</b><p>The member-guest, that peculiar blend of honest hard-liners and crafty edge-seekers, usually produces clubhouse banter about which team was able to follow a competitive game plan better than all the rest. But in the first round of the Presidents Invitational Member-Guest at Long …

How Phil Mickelson's equipment moves have both worked (Muirfield 2013) and failed (Torrey '08)

<b>By E. Michael Johnson</b><p>Phil Mickelson is an equipment writer's dream -- the gift that keeps on giving. Whether it's using two drivers to win the Masters or the mistake of no drivers at Torrey Pines in 2008, Lefty never disappoints, with the British Open being the latest example.<p><i>Photo: J.D. Cuban</i><p>The …

This Alarming Grass Photo Gives You An Idea Of Why The British Open Was So Tough

The British Open at Muirfield played harder than expected last weekend.<p>Some of the best players in the world didn't even make the cut, and if it wasn't for Phil Mickelson's incredible run on the back nine, no players would have ended up below par.<p>One reason it was so tough was because the course …

Predicting Biggest Risers and Fallers in Official World Golf Rankings in 2013

The World Golf Rankings are endorsed by the four major golf championships as well as the six primary tours around the globe.<p>A golfer's ranking is determined by his performance in the tournaments he participates. The overall importance of the tournament and the strength of the field are two of the …

Your 2013 #ASG starters!

Scottish Open 2013: Phil Mickelson's Win Is Promising Sign for Open Championship

For the first time in 20 years, Phil Mickelson is a victor on European soil.<p>That's a little difficult to comprehend—the guy who has 48 career professional wins, five majors and is easily one of the best golfers of his generation hasn't won a tournament in Europe since Jurassic Park was dominating …

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John Deere Classic 2013: Day 4 Leaderboard Analysis, Highlights and More

Teenage sensation Jordan Spieth won the 2013 John Deere Classic with a final-round score of six-under par to finish the tournament at 19 under, but he needed extra holes to get the job done.<p>Zach Johnson, David Hearn and Spieth took to the course after 72 holes to decide the winner by way of a …

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Scottish Open 2013: Will Red-Hot Phil Mickelson Carry Momentum into Muirfield?

The name of Phil Mickelson doesn't usually inspire much fear or respect when it comes to playing golf across the pond.<p>Going into the weekend, he had not won a tournament in Europe in 20 years. On top of that, Mickelson had never won on a links course in his life.<p>That wasn't good news for Mickelson, …

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Jordan Spieth holes out bunker shot on the 72nd hole to make playoff, wins John Deere in playoff

On a birdie-filled week at the John Deere Classic, it seemed that Sunday would end Jordan Spieth's run at becoming the first teenager to win on the …

Round 4 Recap: 2013 John Deere Classic

Jordan Spieth, 19, takes John Deere

SILVIS, Ill. -- Jordan Spieth can say that he's accomplished something that Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy never did.<p>Spieth won a PGA …

British Open Golf Field 2013: Breaking Down Favorites and Contenders

It may be the most unpredictable week in golf.<p>The Open Championship, this year at historic Muirfield Golf Club, can usually be counted on to create some wild and wacky golf.<p>Links golf courses, flighty conditions in the British Isles and the pressure of competing in the world’s oldest championship …

British Open Golf 2013: The Top Storylines at Muirfield

By just about any measure, the Open Championship is the most unpredictable of golf's four major championships.<p>The weather is wacky, the courses are unlike anything we see in the three stateside majors and there always seems to be unexpected challengers to the game's elite when the tournament is on …

Jordan Spieth holes incredible bunker shot to force playoff at John Deere

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Jordan Spieth: Is Teenage Golf Sensation Destined for Superstardom?

Jordan Spieth isn't just the future of American golf; he’s the toast of the sport right now after becoming the first teenager to win a PGA Tour event in 82 years Sunday at the John Deere Classic.<p>The 19-year-old Texan outlasted major championship winner Zach Johnson and David Hearn with a two-foot …

Teenager Jordan Spieth creates PGA Tour history with play-off win at John Deere Classic

Jordan Spieth became only the fourth teenager to win on the PGA Tour after a tense play-off at the John Deere Classic.<p>Jordan Spieth: First teenager …

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Meet the first teenager to win on the #PGATOUR since 1931, 19-year-old Jordan Spieth.

Patrick Reed birdies No. 17 in Round 3 of John Deere Classic

Happy Gilmore - European Tour

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Jonas Blixt chips in to birdie in Round 1 of John Deere Classic

Steve Stricker eagles on the first day of John Deere Classic

Brad Fritsch Golf Feature