1. Early Storylines Emerging Ahead of the 2014 US Open

    The 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst is now just a few weeks away. The majority of the game’s best golfers will tee it up at the Memorial Tournament this week and then shut it down ...

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  2. Ranking the 10 Most Dominant Reigns as World No. 1 in Golf History

    In the nearly 20-year history of the Official World Golf Ranking, 17 golfers have earned the title of world No. 1. Most recently, Adam Scott deposed Tiger Woods to take over the top position in the ranking...

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  3. 2014 Crowne Plaza Invitational: Winners and Losers from Colonial

    Adam Scott raised the 11th trophy of his PGA Tour career at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. The three-hole playoff between Scott and Jason Dufner made the latter a loser but produced another winner you'll discover as you read on...

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  4. The Top Feel-Good Storylines from the PGA Tour in 2014

    Feel-good stories in sports in general, and in golf in particular, seem few and far between sometimes. The 2014 golf season has been defined by stories such as Tiger Woods ' poor ...

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  5. Why Miguel Angel Jimenez Is the Most Interesting Man in Golf

    In labeling Miguel Angel Jimenez the “Most Interesting Golfer in the World,” the gray-bearded elephant in the room is, of course, Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World...

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  6. Ranking the Most Lackluster World No. 1s in Golf History

    There have been 17 No. 1s in the nearly 20-year history of the the Official World Golf Ranking. Not all of the 17 players have had the distinguished career of, say, Tiger Woods ...

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  7. 2014 Byron Nelson Championship: Winners and Losers from TPC Four Seasons

    The Byron Nelson Championship is the first half of the brief Texas swing prior to the Memorial Tournament. As the tour's best continue to refine their games and jockey for position ahead of the U...

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  8. Ranking the Worst Current Slumps on the PGA Tour

    There are some significant slumps on the PGA Tour right now. With all due respect to the likes of John Daly and David Duval (who, truthfully, is rebuilding his game), the slumps of ...

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  9. Stock Watch for Golf's Top Stars After 2014 Players Championship

    On the floor of our PGA Tour Stock Exchange, shares of the world's best golfers are trading hands following Martin Kaymer 's win at the The Players...

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  10. 2014 Players Championship: Winners and Losers from TPC Sawgrass

    Whether you were rooting for a Jordan Spieth or Martin Kaymer win at the Players Championship, you'd have to concede that the final round never lacked for excitement, although it was occasionally of the "rubbernecking at a car accident" variety...

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  11. Stock Watch for Golf's Top Stars Ahead of 2014 Players Championship

    The tour's biggest stars have met with mixed results so far this season. Heading into The Players Championship, the biggest draws in professional golf will be looking to do a variety of things...

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  12. 10 Storylines to Follow at the 2014 Players Championship

    Entering The Players Championship, a variety of threads are being weaved into the pressed polo shirt that is the PGA Tour. Some of the narratives relate to Pete Dye's TPC Sawgrass itself...

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  13. Dark Horses to Watch at the 2014 Players Championship

    The favorites this week at the Players Championship are a predictable lot: Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson , Jim Furyk, Lee Westwood, Justin Rose, etc...

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  14. Wells Fargo Championship 2014: Winners and Losers from Quail Hollow

    As he stood on the 18th tee with a two-stroke lead during the final round at Quail Hollow, J.B. Holmes made a sincere effort to add his name to the "loser" column on this list when ...

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  15. Pros and Cons of Parity Becoming the New Norm in Golf

    Parity, and the progress toward parity, on the PGA Tour is a mixed blessing to be sure. However, as the Tiger Woods era begins to wane (Woods is 38), the next generation of golf stars has started to emerge...

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  16. Predicting the Official World Golf Ranking's Top 10 in 5 Years

    In the Official World Golf Ranking, as in popular perception, nothing is more important than winning majors. Thus, the agreed-upon standard for determining who the best golfer in the world is involves assigning the most ranking points to a major victory.

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  17. Golfers Most in Need of a Strong Performance Before the 2014 US Open

    The U.S. Open at Pinehurst is a little over a month-and-a-half away. The best golfers in the world have put their performances at the first major of the year behind them and are beginning ...

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  18. Winners and Losers of the 2014 Zurich Classic

    Twenty-two-year-old South Korean Seung-Yul Noh cruised to a two-stroke victory at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Thus, the guy in the photo holding the trophy is a winner. (Surprise!) Mr...

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  19. Golfers Who Will Climb the Highest in the Official World Golf Rankings in 2014

    Tiger Woods is poised to lose his top position in the Official World Golf Ranking soon. But this has less to do with the quality play of the No...

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  20. Ranking the 10 Best Left-Handed Players in Golf History

    Golf is not included with spiral notebooks, scissors and "bonking elbows with a righty at the dinner table" on a Buzzfeed list titled " The 18 Worst Things For Left-Handed People ...

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  21. Early Stock Watch for 2014 US Ryder Cup Candidates

    Sure, the Ryder Cup is six months away. However, it's never too early to start taking a look at who might make the United States squad...

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  22. RBC Heritage 2014: Winners and Losers from Hilton Head

    While Masters champion Bubba Watson puts his feet up at the Greenbrier Resort, basking in the afterglow of his second Augusta triumph, plenty of PGA Tour professionals worked the week after the season's first major...

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  23. The Most Eye-Popping Stats on the PGA Tour in 2014 So Far

    We've passed the first major mark of the 2013-14 PGA Tour season, and already we have a lot of information on our hands. Some of it is dull, but some is truly eye-popping. We're collectively overwhelmed by big data in seemingly every arena...

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  24. PGA Power Ranking: Breaking Down the Top 25 Post-Masters

    Entering the Masters, Bubba Watson was positioned third in this ranking, behind Jimmy Walker and Patrick Reed. We know what Watson did at Augusta. Walker finished inside the top 10...

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  25. Updated Odds to Win the 2014 Masters Entering Sunday

    Moving day has come and gone in the 78th edition of the Masters tournament. Bubba Watson maintained his perch atop the leaderboard despite a third-round 74...

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