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McIlroy 'taken aback' at reaction to round with Trump

Rory McIlroy, no stranger to political controversy in his homeland of Northern Ireland, reiterated that his recent round with President Donald Trump had nothing to do with politics.

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7hBob Harig

Golf proposes rule changes to simplify sport

Among the rule changes proposed by golf's governing bodies is a player would not incur a penalty for a ball (or ball marker) that is accidentally moved on the putting green.

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Rory sees Tiger, doesn't offer return date

Rory McIlroy had lunch with Tiger Woods, but he isn't saying whether he found out the 14-time major champion's plans to return to competitive golf.

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Palmer's Masters-winning shoes sold for $66K

The FootJoy wingtip shoes from Arnold Palmer's controversial win at Augusta National in 1958 went for more than four times the expected bid in an auction this weekend.

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1dESPN.com contributors

Daily fantasy golf: WGC-Mexico Championship

Our experts provide their top plays for fantasy golf as the PGA Tour heads to Mexico for the latest World Golf Championships event.

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6dBob Harig

Perez clarifies remarks, hopes Tiger plays again

PGA Tour veteran Pat Perez, who said earlier this week that he didn't think Tiger Woods would play again this year, emphasized Thursday that he wants to see Woods play again at some point.

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Muirfield to disclose membership vote in March

Muirfield will discover next month whether its members have voted to end the Scottish club's male-only policy, which could pave the way for its return to rotation for The Open.

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8dJason Sobel

Top golfers embrace boy in race to cure rare disease

Sebastian Velona, 13, attended the Genesis Open to distribute "healing hugs" and recruit pros such as Dustin Johnson to join his fight against a rare neurological disease called Batten CLN8.

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8dBob Harig

Surgery or not? Tough call for Harrington

Padraig Harrington wants to play The Open at Royal Birkdale, where he won in 2008. Does he go under the knife with hopes of being healthy for golf's oldest major? He's weighing his options.

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9dBob Harig

Mexico's Diaz gets exemption into WGC

Roberto Diaz, 30, has secured a spot in next week's WGC-Mexico Championship via the Official World Golf Ranking as the highest-ranked player from Mexico as of Monday.

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Brett Rumford claims World Super 6 win

Australia's Brett Rumford regained his European Tour card in brilliant fashion with victory in the inaugural ISPS Handa World Super 6 in his home city of Perth.


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