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What we can learn from Harrington's revival

Padraig Harrington is just the latest example of a golfer whose career has become a roller-coaster ride. Studying such cases can provide insight and hope for slumping pros.

Across the Pond: Is Harrington making a comeback? (2:36)
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Langer (knee) may withdraw from playoff opener

Bernhard Langer has a left knee injury that could force him to withdraw from the PowerShares QQQ Championship, the inaugural Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs event.


Fowler chasing Karlberg at HSBC Champions

Rickie Fowler attacked the par-5s and holed one last birdie putt Thursday for a 7-under 65, leaving him one shot behind HSBC Champions leader Rikard Karlberg after the first round.

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Amy Yang leads LPGA Malaysia; Wie shoots 66

Amy Yang shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday in hot and humid conditions to take the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia lead after one round, while Michelle Wie had her best score (66) in more than a year.

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Pols: Shift Women's Open from Trump course

Three senators called on the USGA to consider suspending events at properties owned by Donald Trump because of what they describe as a "pattern of degrading and dehumanizing women" over decades.

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McIlroy, Johnson set for Philippines charity match

Dustin Johnson has stepped in for Jason Day and will face off against Rory McIlroy in an 18-hole exhibition match for charity in the Philippines called "Battle for a Cause."

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WGC-HSBC Champions leaderboard

Get the latest scores for the PGA Tour's first World Golf Championship of the 2016-17 wraparound season.

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Thomas successfully defends CIMB Classic title

Justin Thomas completed a fairy-tale return to the CIMB Classic with a successful title defense after eight birdies in the final round Sunday earned him a three-shot victory.

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Harrington ends title drought in Portugal

Padraig Harrington produced a closing bogey-free 65 to win his first European Tour title in eight years at the Portugal Masters.

Stenson and Fowler reveal superhero personas (1:08)
McIlroy targeting FedEx, Dubai double (1:08)
Ryder Cup rookies do the bottle smash challenge (3:30)
Stephen A. thinks Tiger is too focused on image, not on golf (1:25)
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Brief history of sporting events at mismatched venues

There's plenty of room at Twickenham Stadium, home of England Rugby, to hold an NFL game, but things can get interesting when sporting events are held at venues designed for other purposes.


Try this trick next time you are on the course

Golf instructor Taylor Laybourne finds a new slick way to swing a club, and it will make you want to practice until you perfect it.


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Rory McIlroy reveals he paid caddie J.P. Fitzgerald 10 percent of both FedEx Cup and Tour Championship winnings -- a cool $1.05 million.