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Woods Says He’s Ahead Of Schedule And Without Pain

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:42 Wednesday, 25 June 2014 11:36

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BETHESDA, Md. – Tiger Woods says he is without pain for the first time in two years as he embarks on his latest comeback.
 
Nearly three months after having back surgery to alleviate a pinched nerve, Woods returns to competition this week in the Quicken Loans National at Congressional.

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Kevin Streelman Wins Travelers Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2014 04:33 Monday, 23 June 2014 04:07

Kevin Streelman

Canadian Press

Neill Ostrout (AP)

CROMWELL, Connecticut — As much as Kevin Streelman enjoys the back nine at TPC River Highlands,, even he didn't think he what he accomplished Sunday was possible.

Streelman birdied the last seven holes to win the Travelers Championship by a stroke, shooting his second straight 6-under 64 to finish at 15-under 265.

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Steele Shoots 62 to Take Lead at Travelers

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014 01:45 Friday, 20 June 2014 01:32

Brendan Steele

Canadian Press

CROMWELL, Connecticut (AP) — Brendan Steele changed his putter and ended up equaling the lowest round of his career at the Travelers Championship.

Steele shot an 8-under 62 that stood up for a one-stroke lead in the first round at TPC River Highlands.

The 31-year-old Californian opened with an eagle, holing a 129-yard wedge shot in the rain. He birdied six of the next 12 holes, and closed the bogey-free round with five straight pars.

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Ben Crane Wins St. Jude Classic for 5th PGA Title

Last Updated on Monday, 09 June 2014 00:26 Sunday, 08 June 2014 23:59

Ben Crane

Canadian Press

Teresa M. Walker (AP)

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Ben Crane estimates he slept less than three hours in a night spent praying and thanking God that his game finally has come back around.

Then he played 30 holes Sunday in winning the St. Jude Classic for his first PGA Tour title since 2011, setting off a celebration that included hugging his caddie and high-fiving a reporter. Crane also choked back some tears as he looked at text messages filling his phone.

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Matsuyama Wins Memorial in a Playoff

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 18:44 Sunday, 01 June 2014 18:15

Hideki Matsuyama

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

DUBLIN, Ohio — With every swing, Hideki Matsuyama appeared to join a cast of top players throwing away a chance to win the Memorial.

A tee shot in the water on the 16th for double bogey. An approach over the back of the green on the 17th that led to bogey. And then a drive to the right that made the Japanese star so disgusted that he lightly slammed his club into the turf, and the head of the driver broke off.

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