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Registration is open for Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest

Registration is open for Detroit News / GAM Hole In One ContestThe Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest is returning to Livonia’s Whispering Willows Golf Course this year.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019

Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019The Detroit News' Bob Wojnowski and Tony Paul discuss the PGA Tour coming to the Detroit Golf Club in 2019.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 150-plus champions

Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 150-plus championsArnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are among the legends who’ve won tournaments in Michigan.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years

Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the yearsPro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Saturday’s golf: Kim maintains 5-shot lead at John Deere Classic

Saturday’s golf: Kim maintains 5-shot lead at John Deere ClassicThe former Cal standout closes with four straight birdies to shoot a 7-under 64 for a three-day total of 22-under 191.
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  • 18 hours, 33 minutes ago
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Friday’s golf: Parel takes lead at Senior Players Championship

Friday’s golf: Parel takes lead at Senior Players ChampionshipParel, 53, made seven birdies after starting the day two shots off the lead.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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Brooke Henderson storms into lead at Toledo LPGA event

Brooke Henderson storms into lead at Toledo LPGA eventThe 20-year-old Canadian finished with a bogey-free 5-under par 66 on Friday to move into a tie with Caroline Hedwall.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
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It's official: Detroit Golf Club to host PGA Tour stop

It’s official: Detroit Golf Club to host PGA Tour stopThe 2018-19 PGA Tour schedule was released Tuesday, and the Detroit tournament, called the Rocket Mortgage Classic, will be played in late June.
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  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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Suwannapura leads after first round at Toledo LPGA event

Suwannapura leads after first round at Toledo LPGA eventThe native of Thailand shot a 6-under-par 65 to take a one-shot lead over seven players at Highland Meadows.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
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Thursday’s golf: Mickelson vows to clean up act

Thursday’s golf: Mickelson vows to clean up actLefty penalized twice for mistakes: ‘It’s not been my best month’
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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Julie Massa rallies to win second straight Michigan Women's Senior Amateur Championship

Massa rallies to win second straight Michigan Women’s Senior Amateur ChampionshipThe Holt golfer battles back from 2-hole deficit to beat Susan Campbell of Kalamazoo at The Moors Club in Portage.
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
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LPGA’s Lincicome to leave comfort zone for PGA event

LPGA’s Lincicome to leave comfort zone for PGA eventWhen Brittany Lincicome was offered a chance to become the fifth woman to ever play in a PGA Tour event, she hesitated.
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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Tuesday’s golf: Tour speeds up season for 2019

Tuesday’s golf: Tour speeds up season for 2019The timing for a revamped PGA Tour schedule could not have been more appropriate.
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  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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Julie Massa to defend title at Michigan women's senior amateur

Julie Massa to defend title at Michigan women’s senior amateurThe Michigan Women's Senior Amateur will crown a champion in the championship bracket as well as winners in three other brackets during the two-day event at Moors Golf Club in Portage.
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
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Sunday’s golf: Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shots

Sunday’s golf: Kim shatters LPGA scoring records, wins by 9 shotsThe South Korean finishes 31-under 257 to break by four shots to par the record she had shared with Annika Sorenstam.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
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Pro golf's return to Michigan could spark industry rebound

Pro golf’s return to Michigan could spark industry reboundAnnouncement of PGA Tour’s return next year with Detroit event highlights major resurgence
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Saturday’s golf: Varner, Kraft tied for Greenbrier lead

Saturday’s golf: Varner, Kraft tied for Greenbrier leadBoth are seeking their first tour wins in their 85th starts
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  • 1 week ago
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Report: Mickelson says $10M match with Woods in works

Report: Mickelson says $10M match with Woods in worksGolf.com is reporting Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods are contemplating a $10 million winner-take-all exhibition match.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Friday's golf: Kraft uses career-best round to take Greenbrier lead

Friday’s golf: Kraft uses career-best round to take Greenbrier leadKelly Kraft is about to find out whether he’s ready to handle the lead entering the weekend for the first time on the PGA Tour.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Thursday's golf: Simpson cards career-low 61 at Greenbrier

Thursday’s golf: Simpson cards career-low 61 at GreenbrierWebb Simpson ran out of sensational shots in the end to keep him from joining an elite group.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Tiger Woods getting to see a lot of new faces on the Tour

Tiger Woods getting to see a lot of new faces on the TourWorld's most recognizable golfer has made a lot of new friends this year.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Tiger Woods is close, but not there yet

Tiger Woods is close, but not there yetTiger Woods made his move at various points over the final three rounds on the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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'66 Buick Open champ Phil Rodgers dies at 80

1966 Buick Open champ Phil Rodgers dies at 80Rodgers won five times on the PGA Tour, his last victory coming at the Buick Open in 1966 in Grand Blanc.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Sunday’s golf: Park wins playoff in women’s PGA

Sunday’s golf: Park wins playoff in women’s PGAPark beat So Yeon Ryu on the second hole of a playoff Sunday in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Saturday’s golf: Ancer, Molinari share lead at National; Tiger stalls

Saturday’s golf: Ancer, Molinari share lead at National; Tiger stallsAncer had the lowest round of his PGA Tour career, an 8-under 62 on the TPC Potomac to share the leaderboard.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Friday's golf: Woods claws into the fold at Quicken Loans National

Friday’s golf: Woods claws into fold at Quicken Loans NationalHe was tied for 11th, four shots behind Beau Hossler, Ryan Armour and Brian Gay.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Thursday’s golf: Park shoots 66, takes Women’s PGA lead

Thursday’s golf: Park shoots 66, takes Women’s PGA leadSouth Korea’s Sung Hyun Park shot a bogey-free 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the first-round lead.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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DeWitt's Nagel overcomes 5-stroke deficit to win Michigan Women's Open

Nagel overcomes 5-stroke deficit to win Michigan Women’s OpenLiz Nagel overcame a five-stroke deficit on the final day, shooting a 4-under 68 Wednesday to win the 25th Michigan PGA Women's Open Championship.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Still no dominant player on PGA Tour halfway through year

Still no dominant player on PGA Tour halfway through yearWith two majors, the FedEx Cup, the Ryder Cup and the Race to Dubai still to come, Patrick Reed and Bubba Watson have been the best thus far.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Lexi Harkins takes 5-shot lead into final round of Michigan Women's Open

Harkins takes 5-shot lead into final round of Michigan Women’s OpenThe recent Wisconsin grad shot 7-under 65 on Tuesday on the Mountain Ridge course at Crystal Mountain Resort.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Sunday's golf: Watson rallies from six-shot deficit to win

Sunday’s golf: Watson rallies from six-shot deficit to winThe left-hander became the first three-time winner on the PGA Tour this season and pulled within one of Billy Casper’s tournament record of four victories.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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DeWitt's Liz Nagel shoots 67 to take one-shot lead at Michigan Women's Open

DeWitt’s Nagel leads at Michigan Women’s OpenSymetra Tour player who attended Michigan State birdied two of the last three holes to take a one-shot lead at Crystal Mountain course.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Eastern Michigan's Beau Breault wins Michigan Amateur

Eastern Michigan’s Beau Breault wins Michigan AmateurAfter finishing runner-up in the Michigan Amateur Championship last year, Beau Breault bested Shelby Township's Anthony Sorentino to win the title.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Saturday's golf: Casey puts on a clinic at Travelers

Saturday’s golf: Casey puts on clinic at TravelersPaul Casey has come close each of the three previous times he has played in Connecticut. He has a great chance to break through Sunday.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Smoltz talks U.S. Senior Open berth, Trammell's HOF induction

Smoltz talks U.S. Senior Open berth, Trammel’s HOF inductionJohn Smoltz will play in the U.S. Senior Open later this month, then head to Cooperstown next month, when his idol, Alan Trammell, will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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  • 1 month ago
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Friday's golf: Harman jumps ahead at Travelers

Friday’s golf: Harman jumps ahead at TravelersBrian Harman shot a 4-under 66 on Friday to move to 10-under par and watched that hold up for the second-round lead in the Travelers Championship.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Thursday's golf: Zach Johnson takes 1-shot lead at Travelers

Thursday’s golf: Zach Johnson takes 1-shot lead at TravelersThe former Masters and British Open champion birdied six straight holes on the back nine and finished 7 under par.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Wednesday’s golf: Green dies after cancer battle

Wednesday’s golf: Green dies after cancer battleHubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the final round despite a threat against his life, has died.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Phil Mickelson apologizes for intentional rules violation

Phil Mickelson apologizes for intentional rules violationPhil Mickelson apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Michigan State’s Andrew Walker sets pace at Michigan Amateur

MSU’s Andrew Walker sets pace at Michigan AmateurWalker and the rest of the field of 156 golfers play a second round of stroke play Wednesday to determine the low 64 who move on to match play Thursday through Saturday.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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U.S. Open was memorable, but for wrong reasons

U.S. Open being remembered for wrong reasonsIf the aim of the U.S. Open is to identify the best player, then the last three got it right. The problem is a tendency to remember what went wrong.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Monday's golf: Majors continue to define Brooks Koepka

Monday’s golf: Majors continue to define KoepkaBrooks Koepka belongs in the conversation of elite players in his generation after winning his second U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Twice as nice: Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champion

Twice as nice: Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open championBrooks Koepka won a second consecutive U.S. Open on Sunday, the first player to do so since Curtis Strange in 1988-89.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Fleetwood flirts with record, ties U.S. Open mark with 63

Fleetwood flirts with record, ties U.S. Open mark with 63Somehow, tying a U.S. Open record with a final-round 63 wasn’t totally satisfying for Tommy Fleetwood.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Ryu grabs first LPGA win of season at Grand Rapids

Ryu grabs first LPGA win of season at Grand RapidsSo Yeon Ryu won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday, closing with a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke victory over Caroline Masson.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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