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Europe Stuns the U.S. With Huge Comeback To Retain the Ryder Cup

Posted: October 01, 2012 10:31 AM ; Updated: October 01, 2012 10:33 AM

Tiger Woods took the lead in his match here on the 17th green, but it wasn't enough as Europe Martin Kaymer sunk his put on the 18th to win the Ryder Cup

By Cameron Morfit, Senior Writer, GOLF Magazine

MEDINAH, Ill. -- What looked like a potential runaway for the Americans turned into a thriller as Europe, playing in memory of Seve Ballesteros, dominated the Sunday singles and won the 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah, 14 ½-13 ½.

With the score tied 13-13, the Cup came down to the final two matches, and four players who had yet to win a point. Martin Kaymer made a clutch, six-foot par putt on 18 to defeat Steve Stricker, 1 up, and give the Europeans a 14-13 lead. That guaranteed them at least a tie, which meant they would retain the Cup because they won the 2010 matches at Celtic Manor in Wales.More »

McIlroy Cruises at PGA Championship

Posted: August 12, 2012 7:23 PM ; Updated: August 12, 2012 10:06 PM

By Gary Van Sickle, Sports Illustrated

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -- Maybe, just maybe, Rory McIlroy is finally ready for the throne.

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Webb Simpson Wins the U.S. Open

Posted: June 18, 2012 11:10 AM ; Updated: June 18, 2012 11:16 AM

SAN FRANCISCO -- Your new U.S. Open champion is a 26-year-old father of one with another on the way. He admits to a weakness for Bojangles biscuits and fried chicken, inspired the USGA to change one of the Rules of Golf, and missed his last two cuts coming into the season's second major at Olympic Club.

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Germany's Kaymer Wins Wild PGA Championship

Posted: August 15, 2010 8:36 PM ; Updated: August 16, 2010 2:57 PM

By Cameron Morfit, GOLF Magazine

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Just as it did in 2004, the 92nd PGA Championship came down to the treacherous 18th hole. This time it included a bizarre ruling that won't soon be forgotten.

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Mickelson Takes Home The Masters Title

Posted: April 11, 2010 7:30 PM ; Updated: April 12, 2010 10:31 AM

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Phil Mickelson soaked up a scene he knows all too well as he climbed the steep hill toward the 18th green at Augusta National to claim another green jacket. 

Only when he rapped in one last birdie for a three-shot victory did this Masters get even better.

Standing behind the green — as always — was his wife, Amy, with her long blonde hair and easy smile, their three children at her side.

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Wie Gets First-Ever LPGA Win

Posted: November 15, 2009 7:57 PM ; Updated: November 15, 2009 11:22 PM

Guadalajara, Mexico (AP) -- Michelle Wie won the first LPGA event of her career on Sunday, fulfilling the promise of a decade with a three-under-par 69 to win the Lorena Ochoa Invitational by two strokes over Paula Creamer in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Tiger Wins PGA of America Player of the Year

Posted: October 20, 2009 9:50 PM ; Updated: October 21, 2009 12:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — The awards are starting to pile up for Tiger Woods again.

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