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1mKevin Maguire

Maguire: Spieth still has plenty to play for

Coming off arguably one of the greatest golf seasons in recent memory, what might help keep Jordan Spieth motivated?

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McIlroy: Apology saved me $20,000

Rory McIlroy reveals how saying sorry in a television interview saved him a fortune in fines -- and reveals other remarkable numbers behind his season

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Cheng wins shortened Asia-Pacific, makes Masters

Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur golf championship on Sunday -- and a spot in the Masters -- when heavy rain and high winds canceled the fourth round.

Spieth recaps a Player of the Year season (3:55)
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Grillo wins Web.com Tour Champ. on 25-foot birdie

Argentina's Emiliano Grillo made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship, and Rob Oppenheim got the last PGA Tour card when

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3dJason Sobel

Wrist injury keeps Furyk out of Presidents Cup

Less than one week before the opening session of the Presidents Cup, Jim Furyk announced he won't be able to compete for the United States because of a lingering wrist injury.

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5dAssociated Press

Where in the world is Anthony Kim?

Anthony Kim, the former star of the 2008 U.S. Ryder Cup team who hasn't played on the PGA Tour since 2012, denies he's staying away from golf for financial reasons.

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SMU ban deprives NCAA golf champ of repeat bid

The NCAA banned the SMU men's golf program from postseason play in 2015-16 and hit it with scholarship reductions on Tuesday for violations that also included problems in the men's hoops program.

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6dZach Jones, ESPN Stats & Information

Player of the Year? It's Spieth vs. Day

Jordan Spieth will take back the No. 1 spot in the rankings, but who should win PGA Tour Player of the Year? Jason Day has quite the case.

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BBC ends Open deal a year early

The 2016 Open Championship at Royal Troon will be televised by Sky Sports after the BBC ended its deal a year early, the R&A has announced.

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Molinari heading back to qualifying school

Former Ryder Cup player Edoardo Molinari will have to return to the European Tour qualifying school for the first time since 2008 after ending his season early.

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8dTobin Petitpas & Zach Jones

Spieth's short game keys his victory

A closer look at how Spieth putted and scrambled his way to a huge paycheck, one that we put into historical perspective.

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9dBob Harig

McIlroy: 2015 'a lost year' due to no major wins

Despite having more events to play overseas, Rory McIlroy said there is nothing he can do the rest of 2015 to change what he perceives as a "lost year" because he didn't win a major.

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keithlaw @keithlaw

I don't have an AL MOY vote this year but I think I'd go Hinch 1 and Gibbons 2. I'm guessing Banister wins, though.

Rory McIlory: Apology saved me big bucks

McIlroy made headlines in March for throwing his 3-iron into a lake during the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. The PGA Tour does not disclose how much players are fined for such incidents, but McIlroy said: "The fine was reduced from $25,000 (£16,500) to $5,000 (£3,300) because I said I was sorry in the TV interview afterwards." Rory's season in numbers

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Todd Archer @toddarcher

Lance Dunbar down on the opening kickoff of the second half. He was wrenched back and looked like he hurt his knee.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Last Sunday, big story in golf was Jordan Spieth ending season with $22 million. Today it was Rob Oppenheim earning a PGA Tour card by $101.

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TOUCHDOWN SAINTS! Drew Brees finds Josh Hill for the opening touchdown of the game, Brees' 399th TD pass of his career. Saints lead 7-3.

Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

TD throw moves Bridgewater over Fancy Ray on "Best of Minnesota" list. Still behind Jimmy Jam, Prince. One more moves him over Judy Garland.