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Hoylake to have Open's 1st horseshoe grandstand

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HOYLAKE, England (AP) -- There will be a horseshoe grandstand around the 18th green for the first time at a British Open as part of a number of course changes for this year's tournament at Hoylake....

Michelle Wie ready to ride momentum from last win

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DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) -- A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it....

Florida golf coach retiring after 27 seasons
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- University of Florida men's golf coach Buddy Alexander is retiring after 27 seasons....

Woods has a new tournament _ for amateurs

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Tiger Woods is hosting another tournament, this one for recreational golfers on courses that include Merion and Congressional, and a gem north of Boston that a century ago was reputed to be the toughest U.S. Open course....

Dawson to retire as chief executive of R&A

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ST ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf and organizing the British Open....

Pinehurst No. 2 ready for double dip of US opens

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PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) -- Pinehurst No. 2 is ready for its double dip of U.S. opens....





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