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Jordan Spieth's keys to success

Jordan Spieth will tee off this week at the Memorial. What has helped this year's Masters champ play so well? The ESPN Stats & Info gurus take a look.

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Fowler could take up European Tour spot

American star hints he could follow in close friend Rory McIlroy's footsteps in his bid to land elusive first major.

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Stricker to host Champions event in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is getting a regular date on a professional golf tour again as the Champions Tour will make a stop starting in June 2016 at the University Ridge course in Madison.

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'Dreaming' Kjeldsen wins Irish Open

Dane beats Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Wiesberger in playoff to win Rory McIlroy-hosted event at Royal County Down.

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Kjeldsen earns Open bid with playoff victory

Ranked 303rd in the world entering the week, Soren Kjeldsen's Irish Open playoff victory over Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Wiesberger earned the Dane a spot in the 144th Open Championship.

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Tiger: I just want to be in contention

How is Woods' game going into the Memorial this week? "I feel very good about the changes we've made. We've just implemented a couple of new things. It's still evolving, but it's getting better. It's nice to see."

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Spieth's game headed in right direction

Jordan Spieth is the highest-ranked player (No. 2) at the Memorial this week. With 8 top-10 finishes in 15 starts this season, Spieth's key has been avoiding big numbers. His 2 bogey average per round is the best on tour.

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Memorial often memorable for Tiger

Tiger Woods is making his 15th start at the Memorial, where he has won 5 times and has never missed the cut. That's the longest streak of made cuts in tournament history. Only Jay Haas has more top-10 finishes than Woods at this event (9 to 8).

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Cool local note: Before their Ohio Stadium concert this past weekend, Mick Jagger and Kid Rock played nine holes at nearby Scioto CC.

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Tiger Woods on his son Charlie's golf swing: "He's got some parts in his swing that I'm trying to do. It's a little frustrating at times."

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Just spoke with Phil Mickelson about Chambers Bay. Said he doesn't consider it a U.S. Open venue. "Everything about it was a British Open."