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7hJason Sobel

Sobel: Monetary irony in play for Jason Day

When you're raised in poverty, but grow up to play for millions, how do you not think about the money? With the $10 million FedEx Cup on the line, Jason Day has learned to put it out of his mind.

What's wrong with Jordan Spieth? (2:15)
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Deutsche Bank Championship leaderboard

After a rough couple of months on the golf course, Brendon de Jonge went out and grabbed the Round 1 lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Poulter practices avoidance at Deutsche Bank Championship (1:58)

Who is the No. 1 golfer in the world?

Michael Collins and Jason Sobel talk to Hunter Mahan about his success in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Plus, who is the best golfer on the planet?

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2dJason Sobel

Reversing course: Spieth goes back to old irons

During a four-win, two-major season so far, Jordan Spieth put new irons in his bag for last week's Barclays. Following a missed cut there, he's switched back to his old clubs.

11hMike Wise

Sports and racial identity

Mike Wise writes that Serena Williams has embraced her blackness and found a spiritual home while Tiger Woods has been proudly biracial and found a perhaps unintended kind of isolation.

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PGA cancels Grand Slam of Golf for this year

The PGA of America will not hold its Grand Slam of Golf for the major champions this year after it could not find a course to replace Trump National in Los Angeles.


NBC analyst Rolfing has salivary gland cancer

Television golf analyst Mark Rolfing has been diagnosed with salivary gland cancer and will not be part of the Golf Channel or NBC broadcast team for the rest of the year.

Golf Gab: Is the Official World Golf Ranking system ridiculous? (2:40)
A perfect golf chip (0:22)
5dJason Sobel

Rory overtakes Spieth for No. 1; Day lurking

Rory McIlroy has reclaimed the world's No. 1 ranking from Jordan Spieth, but Jason Day could overtake both golfers and grab the top spot with a win this weekend in the Deutsche Bank.Championship.

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Trump hears feedback, agrees to Doral tweaks

Once among the most popular stops on the PGA Tour schedule, Trump National Doral had more players grumbling than ever. The complaints mainly were that the power players had too big an advantage.

The dizzy golf challenge (0:30)
Harman aces 2 holes at Barclays final round (0:32)
5dKevin Maguire

Much easier than putting: Harman cards 2 aces

Lefty Brian Harman pulled off the rare feat of two holes-in-one during the same round Sunday, something that has happened just three times in PGA Tour history.

Young one-armed golfer shows off swing (0:18)
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espnW: Is Tseng finally climbing out of her slump?

Once ranked No. 1 for 109 weeks, Yani Tseng mysteriously dropped to as low as 90th. Her tie for second in Alabama - and smile under pressure -- is the best sign yet she's regaining her form.

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Maggert's win pushes him into Schwab Cup lead

Jeff Maggert won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his fourth Champions Tour victory of the year, closing with a 6-under 66 to beat Paul Goydos by two strokes.

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Tamulis takes Yokohama Tire for 1st LPGA Tour win

Kris Tamulis, a 34-year-old and veteran of 186 career Tour starts, shot 65-67 in her final two rounds to capture the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, her first LPGA Tour win.


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A wild forehand gives Mattek-Sands the opening set 6-3. But don't count Serena out! World No.1 is 11-1 this year after losing the 1st set.