Three-way tie for the lead after day one at the @JDCLASSIC bit.ly/1oIkhoj
PHOTOS: The greatest links courses in the world bit.ly/1n0LQ9q bit.ly/1n0LQ9q
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Swing changes are making @TigerWoods worse, says @PaulAzinger bit.ly/1oHX1qj
Battle of the Rorys on Thur: McIlroy (64) leads Scottish Open; Sabbatini (63) co-leads John @JDCLASSIC
Tiger Woods' swing changes are making him worse, says Paul Azinger golf.com/ap-news/azinge… via @si_golf
Mark O'Meara WDs from @The_Open Is replaced by Ross Fisher.
PHOTOS: @McIlroyRory, Phil Mickelson, more in the Scottish Open at beautiful Royal Aberdeen bit.ly/1qOKyV4 bit.ly/1qOKyV4
Fun Oak Tree fact: 30 years ago, Jay Sigel went for US Amateur 3-peat here but was bounced in 1st round by "unknown" @RoccoMediate
Want to see just how brilliant--and brutal--early Pete Dye designs could be? Check out Oklahoma's Oak Tree National @espn 2 #USSeniorOpen
Looking for a new putter? Get full reviews, photos and videos of 28 hot new flatsticks bit.ly/1mkC4Uo bit.ly/1mkC4Uo
Thinking about making a golf trip to the British Isles? Great idea! But read this first: bit.ly/1xYKFzG
Tiger: Every shot next week on ESPN3. LeBron: Every thought, by everyone, on every channel.
All right, Hamilton! Not a bad first round (64) by the '04 Open champ Todd @JohnDeere. Prepping for a big week at Hoylake?
.@JDCLASSIC scores: T1. Z. Johnson -8 T1. R. Sabbatini -8 T1. B. Harman -8 T4. T. Hamilton -7 T4. S. Bowditch -7 bit.ly/1w6IVS8
ESPN to Offer Tiger-Only Broadcast for British Open. (No, it's not @TheOnion): bit.ly/1trIBRW
. @Titleist to release limited batch of Vokey SM5 wedges with flashy Indigo finish bit.ly/1qNTLgk bit.ly/1qNTLgk
"Hey, what’s that? Looks like an old abandoned golf course!” --Sam Snead on his first visit to St. Andrews in 1946. bit.ly/1q1KiEu
Rory McIlroy hits 436-yard drive at Scottish Open (video). The force is strong in this one. bit.ly/1mjLAHr
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Hoylake may look dull, but it's one of the best golf courses in the world. Just ask @TigerWoods: bit.ly/1q1KiEu
Wow. "@PaulGoydosPGA: T-Minus 3:30 to the start of what could be my last tournament on the PGA Tour #johndeere”
What Phil Mickelson thinks when his ball lands on the cart path: "Great lie!" bit.ly/VP6Eva
Rory McIlroy fires a 7-under 64 to take an early one-shot lead at the Scottish Open. Phil Mickelson is close behind: bit.ly/1omrGrL
#tbt Posing for a kiss with a tourist. Havana, Cuba, 2000. instagram.com/p/qRWKmPEDEs/
Can Phil Mickelson get his season back on track with a few good rounds on the links at the Scottish Open? bit.ly/1okKvLX
Had a great chat today with @Streels54 for our #GolfMag October Front9 Opener. Such a kind and gracious person. Love to see him doing well!
Will never understand why in a game this important soccer does PKs instead of Golden Goal. Imagine playing until someone scores? #NHLstyle
A new book says Tiger Woods paid Canadian doctor Anthony Galea $76K for 14 visits in 2009: bit.ly/1r9gJhn
.@joepassov's favorite links range from Oregon to Scotland w/ stops in Mexico and Portugal: bit.ly/1ojSTvh bit.ly/1ojSTvh
Can Phil Mickelson get his season back on track with a few good rounds on the links at the Scottish Open? bit.ly/1mgsl1r
Not being able to recall the last time I enjoyed playing golf may be be a sign I need a mental game coach. Or a new pursuit.
Royal Aberdeen's history and setting make it a worthy venue for Phil Mickelson's Scottish Open title defense: bit.ly/1zpLxPG
Trying to figure out how to plan your dream trip for 2015? Chat with an expert live on Golf.com Golf.com
How hard will it be to get a tee time at the Old Course next year with the 2015 Open being held there? bit.ly/1oC04Am
We're live-chatting with Gordon Dalgleish from @PerryGolf. Stop by with any questions about planning your dream trip: bit.ly/1oC04Am
Deeply. But for better or worse, 'twas no Twitter. "@Jrod59points: Do you think O.B Keller cared about who Bobby Jones was sleeping with ?”
New boyfriend alert? "@CaroWozniacki: pic.twitter.com/Gk3GtomDjW
Get custom fit like a tour player at the new @Titleist Scotty Cameron Gallery bit.ly/1n7uEPG bit.ly/1n7uEPG
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Classic. "@JesperParnevik: Haha, of all injuries I'v had, this is the most ridiculous! Broke a rib and had to W/D… instagram.com/p/qO62d3jSrf/
Lance Armstrong is obsessed with golf, plays 5 times a week. From @Esquiremag profile: bit.ly/1kw4mqj
war crimes (n) war-crimes (adj) From the CIA's excellent writing guide: bit.ly/1xMaJ0Q
"Journalistic errors paled in comparison with what she considered the greatest of human failings: being boring." nyti.ms/1jdMrK4
Have questions about planning your dream golf trip? Drop them here for a live chat with the expert from @PerryGolf: bit.ly/1xPWVTf
Tiger and A-Rod "talked abut the cutting-edge techniques of the two Canadian physicians treating both of them." bit.ly/U28VC1
Steve Stricker has withdrawn from the British Open for the second-straight year: bit.ly/1qhbomP
A new book says Tiger Woods paid Canadian sports doctor Anthony Galea $76K for 14 visits in 2009: bit.ly/U28VC1
A new book says Tiger Woods paid Canadian doctor Anthony Galea $76K for 14 visits in 2009: bit.ly/U28VC1
Germany now working on goal differential for 2018 World Cup.
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And Germany adds the extra point.
Tiger's @rydercup hopes hang on his performance at three tournaments -- the British, Bridgestone & PGA: bit.ly/1kB96uZ
Will Tiger make the cut at Hoylake -- and is there a lake there? @GaryVanSickle's Van Cynical Mailbag. bit.ly/1kATk2Y
O.G. "@michaelwalkerjr: Hey Phil, Nice over-the-head-backward-to-3-feet wedge shot. bit.ly/1xN0PMF
Watch Phil Mickelson pull off an unbelievable backwards flop shot: bit.ly/1mFoqfH
Hey Phil, Nice over-the-head-backward-to-3-feet wedge shot. bit.ly/1xN0PMF
Steve Stricker has withdrawn from the British Open for the second-straight year: bit.ly/1k2zpu7
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Just ahead of Fleck/Hogan. "@David4242: @AlanShipnuck Were does Jason Dufner marrying Amanda rank in the greatest upsets in sports history?”
True. "@cmjnova: True or False...Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen better course than Open venue Royal Liverpool.”
Don't have the budget for that dream golf trip? There are lots of stateside links to explore: bit.ly/U194Wv bit.ly/U194Wv
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Want to win a golf getaway from @TheGlenmorangie? Just pick the 5 best holes in golf! bit.ly/TYzwzS bit.ly/TYzwzS
"Rounds of golf played in the United States in May were up 1.9 percent from May of 2013." desert.sn/1oEfUw4
"I haven't been asked for an autograph since the invention of the iPhone with a front-facing camera." --Taylor Swift. on.wsj.com/TZe1iB
This guy had a good week: bit.ly/1xLUscn #Angel bit.ly/1xLUscn
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Did Tiger really want Federer to win major 18? Check out @AlanShipnuck’s Heroes & Zeros. bit.ly/1mD5mia
Bud Cauley didn’t buy everyone a drink when he aced 18 at the @The_Greenbrier. With $100, they can buy their own. bit.ly/1qPYU9a
Too good. "@guy_yocom1: Non-golf reporter to Seve: "Steve, can I ask you a question?" Ballesteros: "My name is Seve. Your name is asshole."”
But how did you locate one, Bob? Craigslist ad?! "@BobEstesPGA: Make sure you go see #AmericaTheMovie. Invite a liberal to go with you."
Apologies for a glitch in my U.S. Open trivia quiz in June. Hogan was NOT first to win it 4Xs. Willie Anderson first, Bobby Jones second.
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