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From The Fringe: McIlroy Announces New Management Team

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 September 2013 22:07 Sunday, 29 September 2013 22:03

Rory McIlroy

Canadian Press

DUBLIN, Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy said he has ended his contract with one management company and is starting his own.

McIlroy, a two-time major champion from Northern Ireland, began the process of changing his management in May and he has been negotiating a settlement from Horizon Sports Management.

McIlroy said a Dublin-based legal team, A&L Goodbody, is handling "details of the termination," though a settlement does not appear imminent.



From The Fringe: Gary Player Settles $1 Million Dispute

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 September 2013 22:00 Sunday, 29 September 2013 21:51

Gary Player

Canadian Press

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Gary Player's lawyer says the nine-time major winner has settled a dispute with a former friend over a $1 million transaction that took place in 1999.



From The Fringe: Jacket Owned by Masters Winner Sells for $682,229

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 06:55 Wednesday, 11 September 2013 06:40

Masters green jacket

Canadian Press

AUGUSTA, Georgia (AP) — A green jacket owned by the golfer who won the inaugural Masters Tournament in Augusta in 1934 has sold at auction for nearly $700,000.

The jacket was given to Horton Smith, who won the tournament again in 1936.

The jacket sold at an auction for $682,229.45.



From The Fringe: McLean, Speirs 'Attack' Fortress of Louisbourg

Last Updated on Monday, 09 September 2013 04:30 Monday, 09 September 2013 04:20


PGA TOUR Canada players Jon McLean and Jesse Speirs paid a visit to the historic Fortress of Louisbourg at the Cape Breton Celtic Classic presented by PC Financial.

See what happens when they 'attack' the fort with a unique golf shot.



From The Fringe Video: Phil Floppin' Fantastic In The FedEx Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 02 September 2013 23:19 Monday, 02 September 2013 22:59


Admittedly the Phil Mickelson amazing flop shot has become almost redundant at this stage of his career...but seriously, this guy really has a knack for pulling off the most incredible and definitley entertaining recovery shots.

At this past week's FedEx Cup Playoff event, the Deutsche Bank Championship, Lefty once again found himself facing a potentially disastrous situation and somehow pulled off another of his patented 'flop shot' miracles to save par.



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