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Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019

Video: Detroit to host PGA Tour event in 2019The Detroit News' Bob Wojnowski and Tony Paul discuss the PGA Tour coming to the Detroit Golf Club in 2019.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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PGA Tour poised to play in city of Detroit for first time

PGA Tour poised to play in city of Detroit for first timeThe tournament will be the last week of June, starting in 2019, at Detroit Golf Club, with Quicken Loans sponsoring.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 148 champions

Pro golf in Michigan: Here are 148 championsArnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods are among the legends who’ve won tournaments in Michigan.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years

Pro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the yearsPro golf in Michigan: Scenes through the years
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Saturday's golf: Wise, Leishman share Byron Nelson lead

Saturday’s golf: Wise, Leishman share Byron Nelson leadRookie Aaron Wise shot a 3-under 68 to pull even with Marc Leishman, four shots ahead of Matt Jones and Kevin Na going into the final round.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
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Detroit Golf Club tells members to expect PGA Tour vote in ‘near future’

DGC tells members to expect PGA Tour vote in ‘near future’The PGA Tour and Quicken Loans are likely this week to finalize an agreement to bring a tournament to Detroit.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Friday’s golf: Sauers, Jimenez tied after second round

Friday’s golf: Sauers, Jimenez tied after second roundGene Sauers shot a 5-under 67 to move into a first-place tie with Miguel Angel Jimenez.
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  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
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Thursday’s golf: Leishman shoots 61 at Byron Nelson

Thursday’s golf: Leishman shoots 61 at Byron NelsonLeishman shot a 10-under 61 on the links-style Trinity Forest course to take the first-round lead.
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  • 4 days, 12 hours ago
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‘Unique’ LPGA event officially set for 2019 debut in Midland

‘Unique’ LPGA event officially set for 2019 debut in MidlandThe LPGA was absent from Michigan for a few years, but it appears the top women’s golf tour in the world is glad to be back.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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GAM executive director announces retirement plans

GAM executive director announces retirement plansGraham is the longest-serving executive director in the history of GAM, founded in 1919.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Sunday’s golf: Webb Simpson claims The Players; Justin Thomas now No. 1

Sunday’s golf: Webb Simpson claims The Players; Justin Thomas now No. 1Simpson cruised to victory at The Players Championship, while Thomas became the highest-ranked player in the world.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Saturday's golf: Webb Simpson stretches Players lead to 7 shots

Saturday’s golf: Simpson extends Players lead to 7 shotsNo one has ever lost a seven-shot lead in the final round in PGA Tour history.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Friday's golf: Webb Simpson builds 5-shot lead at Players

Friday’s golf: Webb Simpson builds 5-shot lead at PlayersRun of six straight birdies allows leader to tie TPC Sawgrass record.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Thursday's golf: Dustin Johnson in six-way tie for lead at Players Championship

Thursday’s golf: Dustin Johnson in six-way tie for lead at Players ChampionshipTiger Woods and Phil Mickelson delivered plenty of entertainment at The Players Championship.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Thomas takes McIlroy’s text message to heart

Thomas takes McIlroy’s text message to heartAbout three months before Justin Thomas had his big end to a great year, he sought some advice from Rory McIlroy.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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UM’s Kyle Mueller, MSU standouts inch closer to U.S. Open

UM’s Kyle Mueller, MSU standouts inch closer to U.S. OpenFive Michigan men advanced out of local qualifying during Monday’s event at Muskegon Country Club.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Quicken to fund The National after Detroit deal is done

Quicken to fund The National after Detroit deal is doneThe PGA Tour’s National tournament remains without a title sponsor, after Quicken’s four-year contract expired in 2017.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Midland to host new LPGA tournament starting in 2019

Midland to host new LPGA tournament starting in 2019The tournament will have a unique twist, as a two-person team tournament, similar to the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic in New Orleans.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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PGA Tour close to finalizing Detroit tournament

PGA Tour close to finalizing Detroit tournamentThe PGA Tour has ramped up negotiations in recent weeks on bringing a tournament to the City of Detroit,
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Familiar faces will be back at Warwick Hills for senior event

Familiar faces will be back at Warwick Hills for senior eventOrganizers expect “ton of energy” from fans for September event, including the group at No. 17 hole
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Age strengthens Mickelson-Tiger bond

Age strengthens Mickelson-Tiger bondIt’s a big deal when the two best players of their generation are in the same group at any tournament.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Sunday's golf: Day uses clutch shot to take Wells Fargo

Sunday’s golf: Day uses clutch shot to take Wells FargoJason Day channeled his inner LeBron James and captured his second PGA Tour event of the season.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Saturday’s golf: Jason Day seizes control at Quail Hollow

Saturday’s golf: Jason Day seizes control at Quail HollowDay made five birdies over his last 10 holes for a 4-under 67, giving him a two-shot lead heading into Sunday.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Friday’s golf: Tiger Woods makes cut at Quail Hollow

Friday’s golf: Tiger Woods makes cut at Quail HollowWoods has taken 64 putts over two rounds and was at 2-over 144, nine shots behind Peter Malnati.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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C.S. Mott links up with LPGA for Volvik tournament

C.S. Mott links up with LPGA for Volvik tournamentWhat started as a dream for tournament director Keith Karbo has turned into one of the top events on the LGPA Tour.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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College notes: MSU men's golf sweats out at-large NCAA bid

College notes: MSU men’s golf sweats out at-large NCAA bidThe Spartans earned an 11 seed for the Columbus, Ohio, Regional, and will play May 14-16 at the Ohio State Golf Club's Scarlet Course.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Thursday’s golf: Tiger Woods struggles with greens in first round since Masters

Thursday’s golf: Tiger Woods struggles with greens in first round since MastersTiger Woods' first round since the Masters left him perplexed and questioning his putting.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Consistent play lifting Justin Thomas

Consistent play lifting Justin ThomasThomas gets his third chance to move to No. 1 in the world this week
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Sunday's golf: Piercy, Horschel win Zurich team event

Sunday’s golf: Piercy, Horschel win Zurich team eventWhen Scott Piercy tried to deflect credit to Billy Horschel for their nerve-testing, one-shot victory in the Zurich Classic team event, Horschel grinned and went with it.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Saturday’s golf: Kisner, Brown link up for Zurich lead

Saturday’s golf: Kisner, Brown link up for Zurich leadKisner holed three birdie putts from 20 feet or more and teamed with Brown to shoot an 8-under 64.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Friday’s golf: Kisner, Brown back in hunt at Zurich

Friday’s golf: Kisner, Brown back in hunt at ZurichThe pair each shot a 2-under 70 to pull within one shot of leaders Michael Kim and Andew Putnam at TPC Louisiana.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Thursday's golf: Reavie-Glover tied for Zurich lead

Thursday’s golf: Reavie-Glover tied for Zurich leadChez Reavie had quite a few good moments at TPC Louisiana on Thursday. So did teammate Lucas Glover.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Watch: Kid Rock drains 40-foot putt as Nicklaus watches

Watch: Kid Rock drains 40-foot putt as Jack Nicklaus looks onKid Rock and Nicklaus won the celebrity tournament in 2017, but lost this time around.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Bernhard Langer will miss Senior PGA defense in Benton Harbor

Bernhard Langer will miss Senior PGA defense in Benton HarborLanger said Monday he won’t be able to defend his title on May 24-27 because his youngest son is graduating high school.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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'I did par the hole': Prep golfer shares tale behind viral goose attack

Prep golfer shares tale behind viral goose attackA high-school golfer from Concord had an unfortunate run-in with a goose during a recent match.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Quicken to PGA Tour: Time to come to Detroit

Quicken to PGA Tour: Time to come to DetroitQuicken Loans put the brakes on its sponsorship of the Tiger Woods-hosted tournament in D.C. after four years.
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  • 8 months ago
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Sunday’s golf: Andrew Landry lands first Tour title

Sunday’s golf: Andrew Landry lands first Tour titleThe 30-year-old Texan parred the final seven holes for a 4-under 68 and a two-stroke victory.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Saturday’s golf: Johnson, Landry share Texas Open lead

Saturday’s golf: Johnson, Landry share Texas Open leadJohnson shot a 4-under 68, holing a 10-footer on 18 to match Landry at 13-under 203 at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks.
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  • 1 month ago
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Friday’s golf: Brian Stuard lurking at Texas Open

Friday’s golf: Brian Stuard lurking at Texas OpenZach Johnson and Ryan Moore shared the lead at 9 under throug the first two rounds.
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  • 1 month ago
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Thursday’s golf: Murray handles wind, leads Texas Open

Thursday’s golf: Murray handles wind, leads Texas OpenComing off a missed cut at Hilton Head last week, Murray made seven birdies for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot lead.
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  • 1 month ago
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Major tournaments can have impact on others

Major tournaments can have impact on othersStill to be determined is whether the grit Patrick Reed showed at Augusta National resonates.
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  • 1 month ago
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Belly-putter ban finally suits Webb Simpson

Belly-putter ban finally suits Webb SimpsonHe led the field in putting during his four-shot victory at The Players Championship.
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  • 1 week ago
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New dad Sergio Garcia feels at home at Texas Open

New dad Sergio Garcia feels at home at Texas OpenHe’s back to compete against a field that includes Adam Scott, Ernie Els and defending champion Kevin Chappell.
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  • 1 month ago
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Sunday’s golf: Newcomer Kodaira wins the Heritage

Sunday’s golf: Newcomer Kodaira wins the HeritageKodaira defeated Si Woo Kim on the third playoff hole, rolling in a 25-foot birdie on the par-3 17th hole.
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  • 1 month ago
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Saturday’s golf: Resurgent Poulter takes Heritage lead

Saturday’s golf: Resurgent Poulter takes Heritage leadPoulter shot a 4-under 67 to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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