1. Early Storylines Emerging Ahead of the 2014 Open Championship

    The 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) begins July 17. The last time the tournament was contested at Royal Liverpool, Tiger Woods famously employed a driver-less strategy to win the tournament by two strokes...

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  2. Ranking the Most Surprising Performances on the PGA Tour in 2014 so Far

    There have been surprises aplenty on the PGA Tour in 2014. Some have been good in nature — "I'm surprised that guy won" types of surprises...

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  3. The Most Eye-Popping Stats from the PGA Tour in 2014

    We're just past the U.S. Open in this 2013-14 PGA Tour season, and already we have oodles of figures to digest. While much of it confirms what we already know—Bubba Watson hits the ball a long way, for example—some is truly eye-popping...

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  4. Michelle Wie, Kevin Streelman, and the Winners and Losers from the Week in Golf

    For the second week in a row, golf fans have been treated to a show. A week after Martin Kaymer's dissection of Pinehurst No. 2, Michelle Wie put on quite a performance of her own en route to her first career win at the same course...

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  5. The Best and Worst Moments for Golf's Top Stars in 2014

    Golf 's top stars, like golf's not top stars, have had their ups and downs in 2014. Some of the PGA Tour's most popular players (I'm looking at you, Phil Mickelson .) have had significantly more downs than ups through the second major of 2014...

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  6. Ranking the Biggest Underachievers on the PGA Tour in 2014 So Far

    The biggest underachiever on the PGA Tour may be Tiger Woods . Think about it. The young golfer, radiating confidence, destined to conquer, in possession of every golf-related talent and an unrivaled pedigree...

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  7. Stock Watch for the United States' Ryder Cup Candidates After 2014 US Open

    Sure, the Ryder Cup is four months away; however, it's never too early to start looking at who might make the United States squad, especially as captain Tom Watson is set to finalize his roster after the PGA Championship in late August...

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  8. Ranking the Top 25 Golfers After the 2014 US Open

    This edition of the top 25 golfers on the PGA Tour sees several players leaping in the rankings. Most notably, Martin Kaymer, on the heels of his dominant U.S. Open performance, leaps forward...

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  9. U.S. Open 2014: Separating Contenders from Pretenders Before Final Round

    Heading into Sunday of the U.S. Open 2014, the list of contenders and pretenders looks something like this: Unless Martin Kaymer screws up, he's the only contender for the trophy...

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  10. 2014 US Open: Updated Odds After the Cut

    The odds for the 2014 U.S. Open look like this right now: Chances are Martin Kaymer is going to win this thing. The 29-year-old German is six strokes clear of the field after two rounds...

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  11. US Open Field 2014: Golfers to Watch on Day 2

    It looked like the best golfers in the U.S. Open field would be tightly bunched at the top of the leaderboard at one or two under until the dregs of the first round. However, Martin Kaymer, who teed off just before 2 p...

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  12. US Open Field 2014: Golfers to Watch on Day 1

    The U.S. Open field is full of quality golfers. Included are 10 past U.S. Open champions, 28 of the top 30 in the current FedEx Cup standings, nine of the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking and 22 players with PGA Tour wins this season...

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  13. US Open Golf Favorites 2014: Championship Odds for Top Players

    Fact: The 10 highest-ranked golfers in the Official World Golf Ranking are the top players in golf across the past 104 weeks. With the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No...

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  14. Ranking the Top 25 Golfers Heading into the 2014 US Open

    U.S. Open week is upon us. Ben Crane's win at the soggy FedEx St. Jude Classic wrapped up the preliminary festivities. The Official World Golf Ranking is set, as are the FedEx Cup standings...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 29,370 reads 10 comments

  15. Golfers Who Have Experienced the Most Heartbreak at the US Open

    Heartbreak at the U.S. Open is as common as tight fairways, baked-out greens and penal rough. That is to say, pretty darn prevalent...

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  16. Stock Watch for Golf's Top Stars 1 Week from 2014 US Open

    The 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 is two weeks away. The world's best golfers are either resting, calibrating and game-planning this week or teeing it up at the FedEx St. Jude Classic...

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  17. Memorial Tournament 2014: Winners and Losers from Muirfield Village

    Hideki Matsuyama became the fifth player to win the Memorial Tournament in his first attempt. He also became the fourth Japanese-born player to win on the PGA Tour with his playoff victory over Kevin Na...

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  18. The Best Quotes from the 2014 PGA Tour so Far

    We haven't had any deer antler spray or fried chicken remarks during the 2014 PGA Tour season. Nor have we been party to Phil Mickelson bemoaning his tax situation...

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  19. 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 ...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 498 reads 0 comments

  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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