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Golf-Woods in hunt as Stadler leads rain-hit Barclays (Reuters)

* Woods three off the pace behind unheralded American * Round stalled for more than six hours of weather delays * 63 players still to finish (updates at end of day’s play) By Larry Fine JERSEY CITY, New Jersey, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Unheralded American Kevin Stadler shined in the gloom of a storm-hit day, shooting a seven-under 64 to emerge the surprise clubhouse leader after the opening round of the Barclays tournament on Thursday. …

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Woods looks to add to ‘great’ year with FedEx win (Reuters)

Tiger Woods of the U.S. tees off on the third hole during the third round of the 2013 PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York August 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

By Larry Fine JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Tiger Woods has gone a fifth season without winning a major but still considers his five tour titles a “great year” and is looking to add more in the FedExCup series starting on Thursday with The Barclays. Woods, who has long measured success by his hardware from golf’s major championships, sounded philosophical on Wednesday when asked to assess his 2013 season ahead of the opening round at Liberty National. …


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Woods looks to add to "great’ year with FedEx win (Reuters)

Tiger Woods of the U.S. tees off on the third hole during the third round of the 2013 PGA Championship golf tournament at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York August 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

By Larry Fine JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Tiger Woods has gone a fifth season without winning a major but still considers his five tour titles a “great year” and is looking to add more in the FedExCup series starting on Thursday with The Barclays. Woods, who has long measured success by his hardware from golf’s major championships, sounded philosophical on Wednesday when asked to assess his 2013 season ahead of the opening round at Liberty National. …


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Dufner back in the swing of things after PGA triumph (Reuters)

Jason Dufner of the U.S. reacts as he wins the 2013 PGA Championship golf tournament on the 18th green at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York August 11, 2013. REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger

By Larry Fine JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (Reuters) – Happily, life soon returned to the mundane for Jason Dufner following his PGA Championship triumph 10 days ago at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. “As far as me personally, nothing’s changed,” Dufner told reporters at Liberty National on the eve of Thursday’s first round of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. …


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Golf-Pettersen hails Europe’s ‘fearless’ Solheim rookies (Reuters)

Aug 15 (Reuters) – Europe face a daunting task as they bid to win the Solheim Cup for the first time on American soil this week but Norway’s Suzann Pettersen believes their team’s six “fearless” rookies can only help the quest. Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Giulia Sergas, Carlota Ciganda, Carolina Masson, Beatriz Recari and Charley Hull will each make their Cup debuts in Parker, Colorado, where the 13th contest in the biennial competition starts on Friday. “It’s healthy for us to, kind of, have new players coming up,” world number three Pettersen told reporters while preparing for the opening foursomes. …

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Brooks withdraws from Oak Hill with unspecified injury (Reuters)

By Mark Lamport-Stokes ROCHESTER, New York (Reuters) – Former champion Mark Brooks has pulled out of this week’s PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club due to an unspecified injury, organizers said on Wednesday. Brooks, who won the 1996 PGA Championship in a playoff at Valhalla Golf Club, has been replaced in the 156-man field by fellow American J.J. Henry. A double winner on the PGA Tour, Henry was the second alternate for the year’s final edition and will tee off in Thursday’s opening round in the company of former champions Shaun Micheel (2003) and Rich Beem (2002). …

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