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2005-08-10 19:20:00

By Steve Keating SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey (Reuters) - World number one Tiger Woods will tee off in the 87th U.S. PGA Championship on Thursday with his rivals convinced he is not the invincible force of five years ago.

2005-08-09 14:25:02

By Larry Fine SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey (Reuters) - Tiger Woods aims to carve out another slice of golf history this week as he hunts his third major victory of the year at the U.S. PGA Championship on a course that could not set up better for him.

2005-08-09 14:08:18

By Steve Keating SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey (Reuters) - Measuring an intimidating 650 yards, it is the longest hole in major championship history and big enough for a pilot to land a small plane.

2005-08-04 16:19:40

TORONTO (Reuters) - The opening round of golf's International in Castle Rock, Colorado, was postponed on Thursday due to heavy rain. Poor weather had set in early in the morning and failed to let up, finally forcing officials to reschedule first round action for Friday at the Castle Rock Golf Club.

2005-08-02 22:14:15

TORONTO (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson will look to sharpen his competitive edge ahead of the year's final major when he returns to action for the first time since the British Open this week at the International, in Castle Rock, Colorado.

2005-07-26 22:53:59

MONTREAL (Reuters) - Still basking in his British Open triumph, world number one Tiger Woods returns to action this week at the Buick Open in Grand Blanc, Michigan, with one eye on the U.S. PGA Championship and a possible hat-trick of majors.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.