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Azinger: Rory McIlroy can be best European golfer ever

Rory McIlroy secured his second career PGA Championship victory and fourth career Major victory last weekend at Valhalla, a one-shot win over Phil Mickelson. McIlroy’s emergence over the second half of 2014 – he also won The Open Championship in July … Continued

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Phil Mickelson confident he’ll make Ryder Cup team

Fresh off his final round 62 at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational, Phil Mickelson exuded confidence on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio when talking about this weekend’s PGA Championship, and his prospects of gaining a spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team. … Continued

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Tom Watson: Tiger Woods’ back injury ‘doesn’t bode well’ for Ryder Cup

Between now and the start of the Ryder Cup in late September, U.S. captain Tom Watson will need to make three captain’s picks to round out his roster of 12 golfers. After this weekend, it looks more likely than ever … Continued

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Gary Player: Tiger Woods could’ve won 30 majors if …

For more than six years, Tiger Woods has sat at 14 career major championship victories, four shy of Jack Nicklaus’ all-time record. Now, what once seemed to be a foregone conclusion – Tiger passing Jack – is arguably a long … Continued

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Michelle Wie: US Open motivation to win more majors

It’s nice to be U.S. Women’s Open champion. After a run of near-misses – most recently a second place finish at the Kraft Nabisco Championship in April – Michelle Wie finally captured her first major championship this weekend, a two-stroke … Continued

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Rickie Fowler: It was ‘special’ to be able to honor Payne Stewart at Pinehurst

Down the road, when golf fans look back at the 2014 U.S. Open, they may first remember Rickie Fowler’s Thursday homage to Payne Stewart at Pinehurst No. 2, rather than Martin Kaymer’s dominant run to an eight-stroke victory. Rickie Fowler … Continued

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Tiger Woods on back injury: I just couldn’t get out of bed

Tiger Woods has been off the course since undergoing microdiscectomy surgery on his back March 31st, when he was forced to withdraw from this year’s Masters Tournament. Speaking with SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio‘s Brian Katrek at Media Day for the Quicken Loans National, … Continued

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Reaction to Bubba Watson’s 2014 Masters win

  2013 Masters champion Adam Scott, left, helps 2014 champion Bubba Watson with his second Green Jacket at the Presentation Ceremony. Image from Masters.com. HUNTER MARTIN/AUGUSTA NATIONAL Bubba Watson joined an elite group this weekend, earning his second green jacket at … Continued

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The Masters on SiriusXM: Legends, pros and play-by-play

You want names? You got names. Monday evening, SiriusXM announced its most comprehensive coverage ever for the 2014 Masters, airing on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio, Sirius channel 208 and XM channel 93. In addition to live play-by-play Thursday through Sunday … Continued

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Tiger Woods pulls out of Masters; Hank Haney, Chris DiMarco react

Tiger Woods announced Tuesday that he would not be competing in the 2014 Masters because of recent back surgery to repair a pinched nerve. His absence will break a streak of 19 straight Masters appearances, and set back his chase of … Continued