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Muirfield Moments And A British Open To Remember

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 03:08 Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:40

British Open Final Scoreboard

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Doug Ferguson (AP)

GULLANE, Scotland -- On the day after a British Open that will be talked about for years, it was time for Muirfield to return to normal. Workers dismantled the green seats in all the grandstands. Trucks carried out supplies from the tented village. The blue name plates of players were removed from the lockers.

Still towering over the 18th green was that enormous, glorious, yellow scoreboard with all the letters and numbers in place.

"Well done, Phil. See you at Royal Liverpool."



Mickelson Missing A Peculiar Link In Majors

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:39 Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:34

Phil Mickelson British Open

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Doug Ferguson (AP)

GULLANE, Scotland -- Phil Mickelson described his feelings toward links golf as a "hate-love" relationship, meaning he once dreaded coming over to the British Open for a brand of golf played only once a year. Now he loves it.

He felt that way even before his name was engraved on the silver claret jug.



Shaughnessy Wins PGA Of BC Pro-Junior Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:27 Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:21


SUMMERLAND, British Columbia -- The Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club team won the 2013 Jack McLaughlin Memorial PGA of BC Pro-Junior Presented By PING Golf at the Summerland Golf & Country Club.

The team, which included Head Professional Alan Palmer and juniors Alex Francois, Diego San Pedro and Josh Zhang, shot an adjusted score of 125 to beat Jeff Hollman's Penticton team by two strokes and Vernon's team captained by Bradlee Jones by three strokes.



Recari Outduels Creamer In Marathon Classic

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:20 Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:12

Beatriz Recari wins Marathon Classic

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Rusty Miller (AP)

SYLVANIA, Ohio -- Beatriz Recari isn't so bold as to place herself among the greatest LPGA Tour players.

Instead, she hopes to continue plugging along and let the record book do the talking for her.

The 26-year-old Spaniard took the lead at the 14th hole and then made two more mammoth putts down the stretch to hold off Paula Creamer in a tense, one-on-one duel to win the Marathon Classic .



Austin Wins Sanderson Farms Playoff

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:10 Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:02



David Brandt (AP)

MADISON, Mississippi -- Woody Austin's spent the past few years living the life of a golf nomad, not knowing when his next opportunity to play on the PGA Tour would come.

Those days are over for a while.

The 49-year-old Austin won the Sanderson Farms Championship for his first PGA Tour victory since 2007, beating Cameron Beckman and Daniel Summerhays with an 8-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

"It's been a long road and a long time," Austin said. "Now I've got a job again."



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