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The president's club: How golf took over the White House

So often a meeting point for the captains of politics and industry, the golf course has been one of the most popular friends of U.S. leaders since the early part of the 20th century.

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Oliver's Twist - golfer Wilson hits jackpot

Golfer Oliver Wilson's breakthrough victory came this month at St. Andrews, as the 34-year-old held off the world's best player, Rory McIlroy, to win the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and rocket 636 places up the world rankings from 792nd.

Will FootGolf be the next big thing?

The foursome of chirpy college students warmed up in the River Ridge course tee box, focusing on loosening their legs before taking their first shot on a par-four hole.

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Do dolphins hold key to U.S. Ryder Cup success?

What can a pod of dolphins teach golfers? Quite a lot according to Paul Azinger, the last man to captain the United States to victory in the Ryder Cup, back in 2008.

Tiger Woods plans Florida restaurant

The celebrity golfer announced Tuesday he is opening a Florida restaurant called The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club next year.

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Michelle Wie: The dark art of a golf star

Her artwork is dark, bold and often sombre, with black figures and sinister skulls splattered across the canvasses. Not exactly what you would expect from golfer Michelle Wie, right?

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Ryder Cup: Five things we learned from Gleneagles

If you're a U.S. golf fan, or Tom Watson, look away now.

After a heavy defeat to Europe in the Ryder Cup, it's time for soul searching and reflection.

With the next competition taking place at Hazeltine in Minnesota in 2016, here are five lessons for a...

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'Up for it' McIlroy thrilled with win

Ryder Cup motivation was not a problem for Rory McIlroy.

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Europe retains Ryder Cup

Try as it might, Team USA couldn't pull off its own miracle, having suffered the ultimate Ryder Cup indignity two years ago at Medinah in Chicago when leading 10-6 going into Sunday.

Led by its talisman Rory McIlroy -- the world number one -- Europe s...

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Ryder Cup: Europe takes commanding lead

A 10-6 scoreline in the Ryder Cup can be dangerous --- just ask Davis Love III. Two years ago, the then U.S. captain found himself in exactly the same situation as his 2014 European counterpart Paul McGinley does now, with a seemingly insurmountable Saturday night lead.

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Europe leads Ryder Cup after thrilling first day

As the sun dipped below the Ochil Hills in Scotland on Friday, Europe carved out a 5-3 advantage in the Ryder Cup, roaring back in an afternoon session that spoke of the continent's deep reserves.

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Ryder Cup: McIlroy's joy - Selfies rule OK

Rory McIlroy loves making birdies, but he's partial to the odd selfie too.

And thanks to a late change of heart from Ryder Cup organizers, golf's world No. 1 can tweet to his heart's content at this week's transatlantic tussle between Europe and the U...

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