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Ryder Cup captain: US team “best maybe ever assembled”

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U.S. captain Davis Love III referred to his Ryder Cup team as “the best golf team maybe ever assembled,” a surprising comment for two reasons. This was Davis Love, not exactly known for his brash comments. And the U.S. team isn’t even assembled yet. Two days before Love makes his final captain’s pick, and a week before the Ryder Cup begins at Hazeltine, Love went on SiriusXM’s “Fairways of Life” show on Friday and was asked whether the Americans have…

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Jordan Spieth falters, but still holds Masters’ 54-hole lead

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Saturday is traditionally known as “moving day” in professional golf tournaments. Contenders play well enough in the third round to set themselves up for a possible victory on Sunday. Saturday at the Masters was also moving day, but instead of moving up, the contenders went up and down. This was especially true of defending champion Jordan Spieth. Spieth, the world’s second-ranked player, leads at three under par, but a terrible finish shrank his margin from four strokes to only one.…

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Tiger Woods turns 40, heads into uncertain future

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Ten days after Tiger Woods turned 24, he picked up his 16th career PGA Tour victory by beating Ernie Els in an epic battle at Kapalua. More than winning his fifth straight PGA Tour event — the longest streak since 1953 — it was how he won. They matched eagles on the 18th in regulation and birdies in the playoff, and then Woods ended it on the second extra hole with a 40-foot birdie putt that was downhill, into the…

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