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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 23:19 Tuesday, 29 July 2014 22:42

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WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS

BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL

Site: Akron, Ohio.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Firestone Country Club, South Course (7,400 yards, par 70).

Purse: $9 million. Winner's share: $1.53 million.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 19:46 Tuesday, 22 July 2014 19:26

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PGA TOUR

CANADIAN OPEN

Site: Montreal.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Royal Montreal Golf Club, Blue Course
(7,153 yards, par 70).

Purse: $5.7 million. Winner's share: $1,026,000.

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Lydia Ko Wins Marathon Classic with Closing Birdie

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 July 2014 15:11 Sunday, 20 July 2014 15:03

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SYLVANIA, Ohio (Rusty Miller/AP) — Now that she's officially a millionaire, Lydia Ko joked she'll have to keep a closer watch on where her paychecks go.

"I'll probably see that going into my mom's account," she said with a laugh, referring to the $210,000 she got for winning Sunday's Marathon Classic.

The 17-year-old broke free from a late tie with So Yeon Ryu, hitting a wedge to 4 feet for birdie on the 72nd hole to take the lead. Then she tried in vain — she's just 5-foot-5 — to see past the large gallery at 18 as Ryu missed a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole that would have forced a playoff.

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Golfer Wie Goes for Encore at Royal Birkdale

Last Updated on Friday, 11 July 2014 04:45 Friday, 11 July 2014 04:41

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SOUTHPORT, England (Doug Ferguson/AP) — As much as Michelle Wie prefers to look forward, this is one week when it's tempting to get caught up in the past.

That could include her recent tour of New York as the U.S. Women's Open champion or a decade ago when the teen prodigy from Hawaii got her first taste of links golf along the Lancashire coast of England.

Both are relevant memories this week at the Ricoh Women's British Open.

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Manulife Financial LPGA Classic Names New Tournament Director

Last Updated on Friday, 11 July 2014 04:30 Friday, 11 July 2014 04:26

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CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (Golf Canada) — Milaina Wright has been appointed the position of tournament director for the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic. Wright will oversee the popular LPGA event in Cambridge, Ontario, beginning August 5, 2014.

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