Golf

Golf-Thai Kiradech eager to be big hit at PGA Championship again

July 30 - Kiradech Aphibarnrat still remembers the cheers each time he reached for his driver at last year's PGA Championship and the big-hitting Thai has no plans to curb his aggressive style after earning a return invitation for the year's final major.

Golf-Open champion McIlroy not one to rest on his laurels

July 29 - Rory McIlroy embellished his status as one of the game's best players with his wire-to-wire win at the British Open nine days ago, but has put that behind him as he strives to achieve further goals before the end of this year.

Golf-PGA Tour commissioner and Woods hope for big 2014 finish

PARAMUS, New Jersey, July 29 - Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is as keen as the former world number one himself that he has a big 2014 finish.

Golf-Heavyweight trio say Langer, 56, merits Ryder consideration

LONDON, July 28 - Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie and Tony Jacklin have called for the 56-year-old Bernhard Langer to be considered for Ryder Cup selection after his emphatic 13-stroke victory in the Senior British Open at the weekend.

Golf-European Tour Race to Dubai money list

July 28 - Leading money winners on the 2014 European Tour Race to Dubai on Monday: 1. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) 2,634,933 euros 2. Thomas Bjorn (Denmark) 1,621,367 3. Sergio Garcia (Spain) 1,571,776 4. Martin Kaymer (Germany) 1,533,128 5. Jamie Donaldson (Wales) 1,427,922 6. Stephen Gallacher (Scotland) 1,241,052 7. Justin Rose (England) 1,211,553 8. Victor Dubuisson (Franc

Golf-PGA Tour FedExCup points table

July 28 - PGA Tour 2014 FedExCup points table on Monday (U.S. unless stated): 1. Jimmy Walker 2,364 points 2. Bubba Watson 2,135 3. Matt Kuchar 1,855 4. Dustin Johnson 1,769 5. Jim Furyk 1,680 6. Jordan Spieth 1,670 7. Chris Kirk 1,542 8. Brendon Todd 1,516 9. Martin Kaymer (Germany) 1,510 10. Zach Johnson 1,504 11. Patrick Reed 1,498

Golf-PGA Tour money list

July 28 - Leading money winners on the 2013/14 PGA Tour on Monday (U.S. unless stated): 1. Bubba Watson 5,102,161 US Dollars 2. Jimmy Walker 4,999,140 3. Dustin Johnson 4,249,180 4. Jim Furyk 4,170,595 5. Matt Kuchar 4,014,969 6. Martin Kaymer (Germany) 3,959,787 7. Jordan Spieth 3,800,682 8. Rory McIlroy (N. Ireland) 3,635,896 9. Se

Golf-European Ryder Cup points table

July 28 - European Ryder Cup points table on Monday:

Golf-U.S. Ryder Cup points table

The top nine in the U.S. points list qualify automatically for the team to play Europe in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland from Sept. 26-28.

Golf-McGinley pulls out of U.S. PGA with shoulder injury

July 28 - European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has pulled out of next week's U.S. PGA Championship with a shoulder injury, the Irishman said on Monday.

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If I unfollowed you, it’s because you tweeted about the World Cup

Social media encourages writers toward conciseness and cleverness, the better to attract a larger audience. But these rules have dissolved during the World Cup interregnum. Ordinarily smart people are typing "Goooooaaaaall!!!!!" into Twitter as if other soccer fans are blind to what they just saw on TV.

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