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Park raises the stakes

With a career Grand Slam and seventh major title at the Ricoh Women's British Open, it's time to start talking legendary status for Inbee Park.

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Merritt holds off Fowler to take Quicken Loans

Troy Merritt walked to the final tee with a three-shot lead and slapped hands with fans on both sides of the ropes, knowing he had all but wrapped up his first PGA Tour title and wanting to show

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PGA Tour schedule for 2015-16 season

The PGA Tour released its schedule for 2015-16 wraparound season and it creates quite the bottleneck of tournaments next summer.

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Inbee Park critical of qualifying rules for Rio

Inbee Park, the top-ranked player in women's golf, has criticized the qualifying criteria for next year's Olympic tournament, saying it will rule out too many of the world's top stars.

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Troy Merritt has a cracked phone, but even with this winner's paycheck he won't replace it. "I've got an epic game of Candy Crush going on."

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Troy Merritt on final putt: "I wasn't trying to make it. I was trying to lag it. If I missed by two feet, I would've lagged that one, too."

Merritt gets first PGA Tour win

What a day for Troy Merritt. He picked up his first career PGA Tour win at the Quicken Loans National, earning $1.2M and qualifying for next week's WGC event -- as well as next year's Masters.

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Troy Merritt has never played in a major. Has now qualified for next week's WGC, as well as first major at PGA. And, of course, the Masters

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Troy Merritt's caddie Scott Sajtinac: "Troy is one of the nicest guys to be around. If you don’t get along with Troy, it’s probably you."

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Troy Merritt got his first PGA Tour win in 96th career start; he is first player to get his first win at Quicken Loans National

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Winners of the legends’ events this year: --Arnold: Matt Every --Byron: Steven Bowditch --Jack: David Lingmerth --Tiger: Troy Merritt

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We hear it all the time. So tough to back up a super low round with another one. Kudos to Troy Merritt for following his 61 with a 67 today.

Troy Merritt cruises to victory in Virginia

Coming into this week, Merritt had 0 career PGA Tour wins and $2.5M in career earnings. He beat the field by three strokes at the Quicken Loans National, earning a cool $1.2M. Scores

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There it is with style: Troy Merritt birdies the last and is your 2015 Quicken Loans National champion -- his first career PGA Tour victory.

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After he finishes up, Troy Merritt just might channel his inner Zach Johnson when asked who he is: "I'm just a normal guy from Iowa."

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Troy Merritt was an all-state high school basketball player in Iowa. Playing a little four-corners offense to protect the lead right now.

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Great touch from just off 17th green by Troy Merritt. With all of the pressure on him, looked like he's playing a Tuesday practice round.