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From the Fringe: McDowell to Leave Longtime Management Company

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014 23:53 Monday, 25 August 2014 23:48

Graeme McDowell

Canadian Press

PARAMUS, New Jersey (Doug Ferguson/AP) — Graeme McDowell wasn't kidding when he said he had a lot on his mind at The Barclays.

The former U.S. Open champion and Ryder Cup star announced that he was leaving Horizon Sports Management at the end of the year and will start managing his own business affairs.

McDowell said Ireland-based Horizon "surpassed my highest expectations" in his seven years with the management company.

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Woods, McIlroy to Appear on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 August 2014 17:01 Friday, 15 August 2014 19:48

altTerry Lenyk (Golf Canada)

Major golf PVR alert... Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will appear as guests on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Monday, August 18, 2014 in New York City.

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Funk Gets Key to Village of Endicott

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 19:48 Friday, 15 August 2014 19:41

altVillage of Endicott (New York) Deputy Mayor Dave Baker presented a key to the Village of Endicott to En-Joie career money leader Fred Funk.

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PGA TOUR Canada Joins Web.com Tour’s Trickshot Challenge

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014 22:27 Monday, 11 August 2014 22:18

PGA TOUR Canada Trick Shots

PGA TOUR Canada players Drew Evans, Darren Wallace, Justin Peters, Micah Burke, Ben Silverman, and Will Strickler show off their best trick shots for the Web.com Tour's Trickshot Challege.

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The Story Behind Snead’s Side-Saddle Putter

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014 07:20 Saturday, 09 August 2014 07:13

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Tony Parker (World Golf Hall of Fame)

Players who will have to adjust their putting styles for the upcoming ban on anchored putting can take heart in the success that World Golf Hall of Fame member Sam Snead found after he was forced into a similar situation in the 1960s.

Slammin' Sammy Snead was an eight-time winner of the Greater Greensboro Open. The tournament, which is now known as the Wyndham Championship, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this week. Snead's final PGA TOUR victory came at the 1965 Greater Greensboro Open at the age of 52. He set the record for oldest PGA TOUR winner with that victory.

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