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2009-07-10 15:55:13

Phil Mickelson said Friday he will not compete at this year's British Open Championship at Turnberry, Scotland, because of personal and family reasons. The world's second-ranked men's golfer withdrew two days after learning his mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer. The disease also hit his wife, Amy, in June, just before the U.S.

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2009-07-10 14:02:07

Retief Goosen shot 8-under-par 63 Friday and grabbed a two-stroke lead through 36 holes at the European Tour's Scottish Open. His second round included a bogey the par-3 fifth hole, an eagle at the par-5 third and six birdies, the last coming at the par-4 18th hole. I do like it here, the South African told reporters after coming within one stroke of the course record at Glasgow's historic Loch Lomond Golf Club.

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2009-07-09 20:42:48

Lee Janzen, winless since the second of his two U.S.

2009-07-09 14:31:54

Australia's Richard Green shot 7-under-par 64 Thursday and has a one-stroke lead at the Scottish Open golf tournament in Glasgow, Scotland. An eagle at the par-5 13th hole followed by two straight birdies helped Green hold a lead for the first time this season at a European Tour event. I haven't handled the pressure quite as well as I would have liked to, the 38-year-old Melbourne native said.

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2009-07-06 22:26:50

Phil Mickelson's mother, Mary, has been diagnosed with breast cancer, only a month and a half after his wife was diagnosed with the same disease. The San Diego Union-Tribune disclosed the diagnosis Monday.

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2009-07-06 08:47:44

Tiger Woods has run his reign as the No 1 golfer in the world to 213 consecutive weeks, rankings released Monday indicate. Woods won his own tournament Sunday, which solidified his hold on the rankings' top spot.

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2009-07-05 19:08:09

Tiger Woods shot a 3-under-par 67 and won his own tournament Sunday, the AT&T National at the Congressional Country Club in Maryland. The win was Woods's 68th on the PGA Tour. The world's top-ranked golfer finished at 13-under 267 for a one-shot advantage over Hunter Mahan, who closed with an 8-under 62. Anthony Kim (71), the 2008 AT&T champion, finished third, four strokes behind Woods. Woods, who created the tournament in 2007 and serves as its host, rolled in a 20-foot birdie putt...

2009-07-05 13:44:59

Martin Kaymer won the European Tour's Open de France golf tournament Sunday in a one-hole playoff against Lee Westwood. Both golfers finished 72 holes with totals of 13-under-par 271. In the fourth round, Westwood vaulted from a tie for seventh and shot 6-under 65. Kaymer shot 3-under 68 and missed several late chances that could have given him the win in regulation.

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2009-07-03 18:55:05

Tiger Woods shot 4-under-par 66 Friday and forged a one-stroke lead at the PGA AT&T National golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. At 10-under 130, Woods leads Rod Pampling of Australia, who shot 6-under 64 and is in second place. Either I hit it pretty close to the hole, within 10 feet, or I was missing greens, said Woods, who founded the Fourth of July Weekend tournament in 2008.

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2009-07-02 19:16:45

Defending champion David Kim shot a record 8-under-par 62 Thursday and holds a two-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA AT&T National in Bethesda, Md. World No. 1 Tiger Woods shot 6-under 64 and shares second place with D.A.


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