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Bits and bites from the wacky world of golf.

McIlroy Stages Hold-up at Wells Fargo

Rory McIlroy fired a course-record 61 on Saturday to grab a lead he never relinquished at the Wells Fargo Championship.

Ontario Better Ball

Barrett McCarthy and Mike Crapper captured the 2015 Ontario Menís Better-Ball after a three-team playoff.
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Rory McIlroy demonstrates some of his training routines.
Shawn Clement with some help on aiming, alignment and ball position.
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Mike Dojc visits the Wizard in Myrtle Beach.
Watch as a very young Rory McIlroy learns from his hero Tiger Woods,
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Scotty Cameron adds GoLo 7 and Select Newport 2 to models available with Dual Balance technology.
Arnold Palmer Invitational. The King presents the winner's trophy to Matt Every.
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The Round Table
This week the panel discusses the Most Over-rated tag, the Players Championship playoff format and TPC Sawgrass as the best there is.
This Week in Golf | By The Round Table | May 12, 2015
Deeks: Rickie Shuts 'em Up, and Down
Fairways columnist Jim Deeks takes exception to the SI survey that labelled Rickie Fowler "over-rated" but likes the way Rickie dealt with it.
Caddie Tales | By Jim Deeks | May 11, 2015
Validation for Fowler at Players
Before the Players Championship, a survey pegged Rickie Fowler as one of the most over-rated golfers on the PGA Tour. Not any more!
Tour Talk | By Doug Ferguson | May 10, 2015
Hall of Fame Adds Four
Garry McKay (above) received the Lorne Rubenstein Media Award while Doug Carrick, Bob Breen, Edie Creed and Bill Kerr were inducted as members.
Around Town | By Darren Matte / GAO | May 07, 2015
Media Day at the Manulife Classic
A new $10 million clubhouse at Whistle Bear GC in Cambridge will be host to the LPGA Manulife Classic June 4-7.
Ruminations from the Cart Barn | By Peter Mumford | May 05, 2015
The Round Table
This week the panel discusses the new Match Play format, which elite player is most overdue for a big win and what course tops the Bucket List.
This Week in Golf | By The Round Table | May 05, 2015
Deeks: Brooke Shines
Jim Deeks spends some time with Brooke Henderson and looks ahead to the Manulife LPGA Classic.
Caddie Tales | By Jim Deeks | May 04, 2015
Tiger and Lindsey split
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn announced via social media that they are breaking up citing their hectic schedules as the reason.
Feature Story | By Associated Press | May 03, 2015
McIlroy last man standing at Match Play
Rory McIlroy captured the Match Play Championship on Sunday to bring his PGA Tour career victory total to ten, including two WGC's and four majors.
Tour Talk | By Doug Ferguson | May 03, 2015
Henderson qualifies for NT Shootout
Brooke Henderson's attempt to Monday qualify for the LPGA North Texas Shootout actually extended into Tuesday and a 4-for-1 playoff.
Tour Talk | By Terry Lenyk / Golf Canada | Apr 28, 2015
Say Goodbye to Old Man Par
John Gordon relishes the opportunity to watch golf the way it was meant to be played at the World Match Play Championship. (Image: Harding Park GC, San Francisco)
The Way I See It | By John Gordon | Apr 28, 2015
The Round Table
This week the panel discusses Brooke Henderson, Paula Creamer's dream of a women's event at Augusta and the demise of the Champions Tour.
This Week in Golf | By The Round Table | Apr 28, 2015