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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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Kizzire wins Web.com Tour Utah Championship

Patton Kizzire won the Utah Championship on Sunday for first Web.com Tour title, beating South Korea's Sung Kang with a 3-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff.

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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.


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 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."

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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."