PGA Tour News

Palmer Sets Pace at Deutsche Bank Championship

Ryan Palmer got off to a hot start in the $8 million Deutsche Bank Championship. The second of four events in the season-ending FedEx Cup Playoffs got underway Friday at TPC Boston.

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Kim in First at Portland Classic

South Korea's I.K. Kim opened with a 7-under 65 to take the 18-hole lead in the Portland Classic. The $1.3 million, 72-hole LPGA Tour event began Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Ore.

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Pernice & Bryant Share Top Spot in Shaw Charity Classic

Tom Pernice Jr. and Bart Bryant each opened with 8-under 62s to take the first-round lead in the Shaw Charity Classic. The $2.25 million, 54-hole Champions Tour event got underway Friday at Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club in Calgary, Canada.

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McGinley's Dilemma

by Tony Dear

In March 2009, Sir Alex Ferguson, coach of the almost unbeatable Manchester United team that would soon win its 11th English Premier League title (this was only the 17th season since the old Football League First Division became the Premier League), remarked that he was "leaving out great players all the time." Such was his embarrassment of riches at Old Trafford that Ferguson was forced to put world-class players valued at tens of millions of dollars on the substitutes' bench every weekend.

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Ko Considers Surgery on Wrist

Despite her youth, New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko has been dealing with an injury caused by over-practicing.

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Wife of Kuchar's Caddie Passes Away; Tribute Planned Friday

The wife of Matt Kuchar's longtime caddie, Lance Bennett, passed away suddenly early Wednesday morning. Angela Bennett suffered a seizure the day before and died later.

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Liberty National in New Jersey to Become Mainstay on PGA Tour

On Tuesday the PGA Tour announced it had reached a 25-year agreement with Liberty National in Jersey City, N.J., that calls for the course overlooking downtown New York City and the Statue of Liberty to host the 2017 Presidents Cup.

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Long-Awaited Victory Positions Mahan for Ryder Cup Selection

Even though he hasn't had the greatest of seasons, with six top-10s in 17 starts on the PGA Tour, winning tournaments always gets the attention of the golf world. And Hunter Mahan did just that Sunday, closing with a stellar 6-under 65 and winning The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey.

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Woods & Foley Part Ways

Tiger Woods has severed ties with his swing instructor, Sean Foley, after four years of them working together. Woods made the announcement on his website.

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McIlroy Looks to Take Charge of FedEx Cup this Week

After finishing in a tie for 22nd in last week's Barclays, Rory McIlroy is ready to go at TPC Boston for the second of the four-tournament FedEx Cup Playoffs. The 25-year-old will be teeing it up in Friday's first round at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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