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PGA Tour Releases New Schedule with Some Moving Parts

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 20:16 Friday, 15 August 2014 20:11

altPONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (PGA TOUR Staff/PGATOUR.COM) — The PGA TOUR announced the schedule for its 2014-2015 season, which features 47 FedExCup tournaments. This represents two more than the current season, due to the addition of tournaments conducted the same week as the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in November and The Open Championship in July.

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Villegas Takes 1-Stroke Lead at Wyndham

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 01:38 Friday, 15 August 2014 01:20

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GREENSBORO, North Carolina (Joedy McCreary/AP) — Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back.

A recharged Villegas shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship.

North Carolina natives Webb Simpson and William McGirt shot 64, and Scott Langley, Heath Slocum, Paul Casey, Andrew Loupe and Martin Laird were another stroke back in the final event before the PGA Tour's playoffs.

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Mickelson Gets Boost Going Into FedEx Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:29 Wednesday, 13 August 2014 00:08

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LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Phil Mickelson left the PGA Championship as a runner-up in a major for the ninth time in his career, though this one at least kept alive one streak involving the Ryder Cup and another involving the FedEx Cup.

Mickelson qualified for his 10th straight Ryder Cup team, extending his American record.

He picked up enough FedEx Cup points to move from No. 84 to No. 42, giving him the best opportunity of three players who have never missed the Tour Championship. Only the top 30 after the BMW Championship get into the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake.

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 20:14 Tuesday, 12 August 2014 19:14

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LPGA TOUR

LPGA CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Pittsford, New York.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Monroe Golf Club (6,717 yards, par 72).

Purse: $2,225,000. Winner's share: $337,000.

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Woods, Kuchar Commit to Inaugural America’s Golf Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014 23:00 Monday, 11 August 2014 22:54

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee (PGA TOUR) — Bridgestone, the world's largest tire and rubber company, announced an agreement with the PGA TOUR to become title sponsor for the inaugural America's Golf Cup, a team format event featuring members of PGA TOUR Latinoamérica competing alongside PGA TOUR stars such as Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar, Angel Cabrera, and Andres Romero. The inaugural event will take place at the Pilar Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 20-26, 2014.

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