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Europe enjoying golden era

More Sports / Golf Oct 7, 2010

Europe enjoying golden era

NEWPORT, Wales — The Ryder Cup used to be the crowning achievement for European golf. Now it's gravy. From the balcony of the clubhouse at Celtic Manor, the Europeans sprayed champagne onto a delirious crowd Monday afternoon, stopping every now and then to chug some of ...

Golfers take aim at magic number

More Sports / Golf Aug 5, 2010

Golfers take aim at magic number

AKRON, Ohio — The PGA Tour used to be so hard that it was boring to play, much less watch. It was only three years ago at Firestone — Tiger Woods was the only player to break par that week — that Steve Stricker spoke ...

Scandal can't taint Tiger's dominance

More Sports / Golf Dec 15, 2009

Scandal can't taint Tiger's dominance

NEW YORK — To appreciate how fast and how far Tiger Woods has fallen is to understand what put him on such a pinnacle in sports. Woods put his name on every page of the PGA Tour record book with 10 incomparable years in golf. ...

More Sports / Golf Jan 28, 2008

Woods takes suspense out of Buick Invitational

SAN DIEGO — Break out the umbrellas for rain, and the white flags for Tiger Woods. Winning the Buick Invitational became a matter of when — not who — after Woods put on a clinic Saturday by hitting 17 greens in regulation, building an eight-shot ...