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10hJason Sobel

Sobel: When it comes to No. 1, it's time to defer

Who deserves the top ranking in the world? If you ask the three main contenders -- Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day -- you'll get three different answers.


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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13hJason 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.

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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)
4dJason 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)
4dKevin 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.

Golfer's incredible effort to hit out of a water hazard (1:15)
Edberg pleased with putting game (0:51)
Golf Gab: FedEx Cup playoffs a real postseason? (2:24)


Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Vegas can't make any more $ off Tiger Woods futures. Michigan fills in nicely. Was one of the most heavily bet teams to win title.

ESPN @espn

TCU QB Trevone Boykin sure looked like a Heisman candidate on the opening drive of the 2nd half, capped off by this: es.pn/1JRLH8r

Coley Harvey @ColeyHarvey

Well, that'll do it for the #Bengals' preseason (3-1). A 9-6 win over the Colts. They're next in action Sept. 13 at Oakland for the opener.

Mike Reiss @MikeReiss

Appears to be good sign for CB Bradley Fletcher that he'll have a spot on #Patriots, as club going with Ryan/Swanson/McClain at CB tonight.

Ian Poulter @IanJamesPoulter

So excited our first skiing holiday has been booked for Christmas....🎿⛄️ Christmas in the snow.. Kids super excited. So are we.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Last week, Jason Day WD'd from pro-am with back injury and won the tourney. Today, Bubba Watson WD'd from pro-am with back injury. Hmm...