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PREVIEW-Golf-Sizzling Day eyes fourth PGA Tour win in five starts

NORTON, Massachusetts, Sept 3 - Red-hot Jason Day of Australia heads into this week's Deutsche Bank Championship seeking a fourth PGA Tour victory in five starts to strengthen his grip at the top of the FedExCup standings.

FEATURE-Golf-How green should a course be in times of drought?

LOS ANGELES, Sept 3 - For the non-golfer, the image is an unsettling one -- lush golf courses sprawling across the desert areas around Palm Springs in arid California while the state is suffering a drought for a fourth consecutive year.

Golf-Grand Slam of Golf cancelled by PGA for this year

Sept 3 - The elite PGA Grand Slam of Golf, which brings together the winners of the season's four majors, has been scrapped for this year due to venue complications, the PGA of America said on Thursday.

Golf-European Tour Russian Open scores

Sept 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Scores from the European Tour Russian Open at the par-71 course on Thursday in Moscow -6 Scott Jamieson (Britain) 65 Daniel Gaunt (Australia) 65 -5 Bradley Dredge (Britain) 66 Lee Slattery (Britain) 66 -4 David Horsey (Britain) 67 Thitiphun Chuayprakong (Thailand) 67 Panuphol Pittayarat (Thailand) 67 Keith Horne (South Africa) 67 Craig Lee (Britain) 67 Tom

Golf-World Rankings

Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - The World Rankings 1. (2) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 12.36 2. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 12.22 3. (3) Jason Day (Australia) 10.99 4. (4) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 8.84 5. (5) Justin Rose (Britain) 7.22 6. (6) Jim Furyk (U.S.) 7.06 7. (7) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 6.85 8. (9) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 6.73 9. (8) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 6.57 10. (10) Sergio Gar

Update 1- Race to Dubai rankings

Correction for Race to Dubai rankings(Added Previous rank) Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) 1. (1) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 3012000 2. (2) Danny Willett (Britain) 2648805 3. (3) Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) 2559207 4. (4) Justin Rose (Britain) 2238276 5. (5) Branden Grace (South Africa) 2121956 6. (6) Shane Lowry (Ireland) 2107748 7. (7) Bernd Wiesberger (Austria) 1638906 8. (8) Anirban Lahiri (India) 1405099 9.

Golf-FedEx Cup rankings

Aug 31 (Infostrada Sports) - FedEx Cup rankings 1. (2) Jason Day (Australia) 4459 2. (1) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 4169 3. (3) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 3167 4. (41) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 2152 5. (11) Zach Johnson (U.S.) 2049 6. (7) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 2028 7. (4) Jimmy Walker (U.S.) 2020 8. (5) Justin Rose (Britain) 1956 9. (6) Robert Streb (U.S.) 1838 10. (10) Danny Lee (New Zealand) 1709 11. (18) Jim Furyk (U

Golf-Dawning of a 'new' Day in pursuit of number one

EDISON, New Jersey, Aug 30 - Jason Day had made a habit of getting close to the big victory, but now that the Australian is closing the deal on the golf course he has joined Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth at the top of the game.

Golf-Brilliant finish gives American Tamulis her first LPGA win

Aug 30 - Kris Tamulis emerged from obscurity for a surprise one-stroke victory at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday.

Golf-Daly on the mend after collapsing on course

Aug 30 - Two-times major champion John Daly said on Sunday that he was "still very sore" after collapsing during a minor tournament in Mississippi.

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