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Rickie Fowler's Scottish Open play, love for links courses, augurs well for Hoylake

By John Huggan ABERDEEN, Scotland — More and more it would seem, Rickie Fowler is a man for the big - or biggest - occasions. Third in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship earlier this year,...
Saturday, 7/12/2014 at 2:12PM
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Yep, Rory McIlroy struggled backing up a good first round ... again

By John Huggan ABERDEEN, Scotland -- It is now, by a distance, the burning question in golf: Just what does Rory McIlroy do on Thursday nights? For seemingly the umpteenth time this year the...
Friday, 7/11/2014 at 2:36PM
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The real takeaway from Rory McIlroy's course-record 64 at the Scottish Open

By John Huggan ABERDEEN, Scotland -- On the eve of this Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen, Rory McIlroy was making strangely positive noises about a Round 1 weather forecast that promised much in the...
Thursday, 7/10/2014 at 11:25AM
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Phil Mickelson is more at home overseas than ever before

By John HugganABERDEEN, Scotland -- It took him a while to fully figure out the subtleties and nuances of golf by the seaside. Then it took him almost another decade to marry practice with theory. But...
Wednesday, 7/9/2014 at 10:32AM
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McIlroy's Hoylake scouting report: Forget about keeping driver in the bag

By John HugganNORTH BERWICK, Scotland -- Back in the summer of 2006, a then-16-year-old Rory McIlroy was on holiday with his parents in Spain. Golf was naturally on the agenda, but the McIlroy family spent every...
Monday, 7/7/2014 at 8:53AM
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Is Turnberry becoming the odd course out of the Open Championship rota?

By John Huggan Predicting Open Championship venues became something of an (almost) exact science back in the 1990s. Somewhere around that time, someone in the R&A came to the conclusion that the world's oldest...
Thursday, 7/3/2014 at 11:59AM
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Why Rory McIlroy's choice to play for Ireland in the 2016 Olympics makes sense

By John Huggan First things first: In deciding to represent Ireland in the 2016 Olympic Games, Rory McIlroy is doing exactly the right thing. While not much in Irish life is ever straightforward, golf...
Wednesday, 6/18/2014 at 9:36AM
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This is as close to "proper golf" as a U.S. Open can get

By John Huggan PINEHURST, N.C. -- For those of an American persuasion, the most obvious feature of links golf has often been a difficult one to grasp. Which is understandable. A game in which...
Thursday, 6/12/2014 at 3:17PM
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Busy preparing their U.S. Open game plan, pros know placement is key

By John Huggan PINEHURST, N.C. -- It's going to be different; pretty much everyone agrees on that. But what is going to be the key to doing well in Pinehurst No. 2's third US Open?...
Wednesday, 6/11/2014 at 11:58AM
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At Pinehurst, a loaded question: "Is this a bunker?"

By John Huggan PINEHURST, N.C. -- The players weren't the only group indulging in reconnaissance trips around Pinehurst No. 2 Tuesday morning. Also out and about were rules officials John Paramor of the European...
Tuesday, 6/10/2014 at 12:22PM
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