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How Zika virus is letting golfers off the hook

Golfers might believe that the Olympics aren't worth the hassle for multiple reasons, but the Zika virus is the only excuse that gives them a free pass, Jason Sobel writes.

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PGA DFS Marketplace: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Which golfers should be in your daily fantasy golf lineups for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational? Fantasy Golf Insider's Zach Turcotte forecasts his best values on the market.

Rio official: Games are safe despite golf withdrawals (0:38)
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R&A welcomes Muirfield call for new vote

The R&A has welcomed the news that Muirfield wants to hold a fresh ballot over whether to admit women members, just six weeks after the golf club rejected the proposal.

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Triplett rallies to win the AmFam championship

Kirk Triplett rallied to win the inaugural American Family Insurance Championship on Sunday for his fifth PGA Tour Champions title, making four straight birdies in front of another large crowd at

Across the Pond: Dustin Johnson's penalty (3:19)
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Willet misses BMW cut as Aphibarnrat surges

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat hit a superb 64 to join Henrik Stenson and Raphael Jacquelin atop the leaderboard at the BMW International Open.

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Day: I sympathize with McIlroy's Olympic WD

Jason Day hasn't made a decision himself yet about playing in the Olympics, but the world No. 1 says he understands what made Rory McIlroy pull out.

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Tiger critical of USGA for Johnson penalty

Tiger Woods criticized the USGA's handling of the Dustin Johnson penalty at the U.S. Open on Wednesday saying it was "frustrating to watch how it was handled."

Bryant: Tiger didn't sound encouraged in near future (1:26)
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J.R. Smith is at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational today (pictured here speaking with U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson) -- and yes, he is wearing a shirt.

Day out of Olympics, cites Zika concerns

World No. 1 Jason Day announced that he will not be competing in the Rio Olympics due to concerns surrounding the Zika virus.