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1hBill Fields

Lucy Li Brings Back Memories And A Smile

Lucy Li -- all of 11 -- stole our hearts at last year's Open as she played beyond her years, then casually ate ice cream and giggled afterward. She won't be back, but we haven't forgotten.

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14hJason Sobel

Streb snaps putter, works magic with sand wedge

Robert Streb's prowess on the green -- with a 56-degree wedge after breaking his putter -- was enough to sound like a scene from "Tin Cup" -- or a Dan Jenkins novel.

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5hESPN Staff

Wiesberger wins Open de France

Austrian claims third European tour title after impressive final round of 65 amid blustery conditions in Paris.

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Golf whiffs at opportunity to distance itself from Trump (1:12)
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Ancer needs playoff to seize Nova Scotia Open

Abraham Ancer won the Nova Scotia Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Bronson Burgoon with a 15-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

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20hPA Sport

Allen wins first LET title at European Masters

America's Beth Allen won her first Ladies European Tour title in the ISPS Handa European Masters after Irish amateur Leona Maguire threatened to pull off a famous victory.

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2dJason Sobel

Watson on painting car: 'The flag offends people'

Saying he didn't want to offend people, Bubba Watson on Friday elaborated on the rationale behind his decision to paint an American flag over the Confederate flag on the General Lee.

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4dJason Sobel

Greenbrier aces yield $192,400 payday for crowd

Being a spectator at a golf tournament has never been as profitable as it was during Thursday's opening round of the Greenbrier Classic -- and it could get even better.

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PGA, LPGA distance themselves from Trump

Four golf organizations that have tournaments scheduled at Donald Trump courses do not share his views and released a joint statement to say so Wednesday.

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Shaq's golf swing worse than Barkley's? (0:33)
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Dobyns edges Polland for PGA Professional win

Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship.

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Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's

Peter Oosterhuis announced that he has early onset Alzheimer's disease in Golf World's digital magazine Monday with the hope the news can bring attention and raise money toward finding a cure.

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Collins' plea to McIlroy: Skip British

Michael Collins would rather see Rory McIlroy take time off now to recover fully. "Instead of rushing back and playing hurt and developing bad habits, take a lesson from all those golfers who have told people in the past that they came back too early. You be the different one."

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Sobel: Be wary of Woods' bold statements

Tiger Woods' bogey free final round at the Greenbrier Classic looked like the turning point for the previously-struggling golfer. Not according to Woods, who called his poor performance at the Memorial Tournament his turning point. Tiger turnaround

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Pepper: Can't put athletes in a bubble

Dottie Pepper says not to fault Rory McIlroy for playing soccer. "This is his personality. He has fun with his friends, he's very active. I mean, something freak like this could have happened in the gym [while] working out."

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Rory McIlroy's odds drop after injury

After he announced his ankle ligament rupture today on Instagram, the world No. 1 golfer's odds have dropped from 5-1 to 8-1 to win next week's British Open. The new favorite? Jordan Speith, who goes from 6-1 to 9-2. (via Westgate LV SuperBook).

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Rory McIlroy suffers ruptured ligament

The world's No. 1 golfer announced on Instagram today he's suffered a "total rupture of left ATFL (ankle ligament)" while playing soccer with friends on Saturday. He called himself "day by day" but added "Rehab already started... Working hard to get back as soon as I can."

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Ian O'Connor @Ian_OConnor

No, playing football isn't playing w/ fireworks. But that wasn't the smartest thing Rory McIlroy has ever done before a major.

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Rory McIlroy (ruptured ankle ligament) has finished top 10 in each of past 4 majors, is only player w/ even 3 top 10s in that stretch

How bad is Rory McIlroy's ankle injury?

ESPN injury analyst Stephania Bell tells Mike & Mike: "It's the most common ligament you can sprain in your ankle. This is your garden variety basketball sprain... He did say total rupture -- a grade 3 -- that would indicate the ligament is completely torn. He's going to have some challenges with pain, swelling, and not only being able to golf, but being able to walk the course." Listen

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Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Wow, what a coincidence. Every single left ankle ligament expert in the world happens to be on Twitter this morning.

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UPDATE: McIlroy's spokesman says he is definitely out of the Scottish Open on Thursday. His status for the British Open is still unknown.

Hugh Freeze @CoachHughFreeze

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