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By The Numbers: Muirfield Village Hole by Hole

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 01:20 Monday, 30 September 2013 22:29

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Muirfield Village Golf Club was the dream of Jack Nicklaus and a vision born on a brilliant April day in 1966.

It was after one of the Golden Bear’s rounds in that year’s Masters Tournament, and he was sitting with high-school friend Ivor Young, discussing how wonderful it would be to have something like Augusta National in their hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

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By The Numbers: Facts and Figures for the 10th Presidents Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013 23:53 Monday, 30 September 2013 21:59

Presidents Cup

Canadian Press

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Facts and figures for the 10th Presidents Cup matches.

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By The Numbers: 5 Best To Make PGA Championship Their 1st Major

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 August 2013 00:03 Wednesday, 07 August 2013 23:55

Paul Azinger

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

PITTSFORD, New York -- The list of best players to have never won a major seems to get longer every year. And it becomes more meaningful at the PGA Championship, the final chance of the year for these players to stop answering questions about when they will win a Grand Slam event.

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By The Numbers: Hole Info

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 05:20 Tuesday, 23 July 2013 05:16

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Glen Abbey Golf Club

Par: 72

Yardage: 7,253 yards

Hole 1: Par 4 - 417 yards

Hole 2: Par 5 - 527 yards

Hole 3: Par 4 - 437 yards

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By The Numbers: 5 Significant Shots On 17th Hole At British Open

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 July 2013 05:15 Thursday, 18 July 2013 04:56

Ernie Els

Doug Ferguson (AP)

GULLANE, Scotland -- Some of the most significant moments in recent history of the British Open at Muirfield have come on the 17th hole.

Ernie Els recovered from a mini-collapse with a birdie that put him into a playoff he won in 2002. Jack Nicklaus took the outright lead in 1966 by reaching the par 5 in two shots for a birdie that carried him to his first claret jug. It's where Lee Trevino chipped in for par, which ultimately denied Nicklaus a shot at the third leg of the Grand Slam and demoralized Tony Jacklin.

But it's not just Muirfield.

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