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Retief Goosen rediscovered the Fountain of Youth on Thursday, firing an 8-under 63 to tie for the Day One lead at the Quicken Loans National in Gainesville, Virginia.

Goosen was the model of perfection, with four birdies on the front nine and four more on the back to tie Japan’s Ryo Ishikawa for the lead.

Ishikawa, exactly half Goosen’s age at…

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The Madeira Islands Open got what it has wanted for two years – a rain-free first round – on Thursday.

A pair of Spaniards took best advantage of the development, as Antonio Hortal fired a 9-under 63 and the best name on the tour, Nacho Elvira, shot an 8-under 64 to take the top two spots on the leaderboard.

The 26-year-old…

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July 30

Klas Eriksson turns 44. He has five wins on the European Challenge Tour, which is tied for fifth all-time, turning pro in 1991. In 1996, he received an exemption to The Open Championship and finished tied for 41st.

Graeme McDowell, winner of the 2010 US Open, turns 36.  McDowell has won two PGA Tour events and 10 European Tour…

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The ninth edition of the Quicken Loans National will be played at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia. It is the first time the course has hosted a PGA TOUR event, although it has hosted Presidents Cup in 1994, 1996, 2000, and 2005. The event is hosted by tiger Woods and benefits the great work that the…

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Tiger Woods’ name is in the news this week, and justifiably so since his Quicken Loans National is the premiere event on the PGA Tour.  The tournament raises money for the Tiger Woods Foundation and also hands out free tickets to members of the military, and the value of those two things, and Woods’ role as a benefactor cannot…

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Tiger Woods hosts  the Quicken Loans National tournament this week at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, desperately hoping he’s still relevant on Saturday.

Woods, still slowly recovering from back surgery and a fall from the No. 1 spot out of the top 200, has missed the cut at two of his last three events – both Majors – and…

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In the rarest of circumstances, the European Tour returns to the Madeira Islands in Portugal this week for the second time this season, as the tournament is the first in Tour history to be replayed.

A year after bad weather saw the tournament last just two rounds, only one was played this March as wind and rain again rocked the…

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Jordan Spieth’s dreams of a calendar-year Grand Slam might have been cut short two weeks ago at The Open Championship, but his country’s remain intact.

With Spieth winning the first two Majors of the year and Zach Johnson winning the third, the United States is poised to become the first country to produce all four Major winners in the same…

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An emotional Billy Hurley III announced to the media on Tuesday that his father, Willard Hurley Jr. has been missing for nine days.

In Gainesville, Virginia, in front of the Quicken Loans National, Hurley said that his 61-year-old father, a retired police officer, disappeared on July 19.

“Last Sunday, nine days ago, my dad took some clothes, he took some cash,…

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July 28

Steven Alker, a 10-time professional winner, who took 19th at the 2012 Open Championship, turns 44.

Frank Lickliter, a two-time PGA Tour winner, turns 46. Lickliter won the 2001 Kemper Insurance Open and the 2003 Chrysler Classic of Tucson. He finished tied for fourth at the 1998 PGA Championship.

July 29

George Burns, a nine-time professional year, turns 66. Burns finished…

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Madeira Islands Open Jul 30 - 2 2015

The Madeira Islands Open got what it has wanted for two years – a…

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Quicken Loans National Jul 30 - 2 2015

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