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Ex-Rebel Scott on rise, but Woods is still clear No. 1

Two snapshots from Liberty National could illustrate the fortunes and future at the top of the world golf ranking. One was of Tiger Woods dropping to his hands and knees with back pain. The other was of Masters champion Adam Scott swinging his driver, a beautiful blend of balance, rhythm and power.

Former Rebel Scott shares lead in PGA Championship

Adam Scott, a former UNLV standout, ran off five straight birdies early in his round at soft and vulnerable Oak Hill, and finished with a 15-foot par for a 5-under-par 65 that gave him a share of the lead Thursday with Jim Furyk in the PGA Championship.

Gorman grad Inbee Park falls 8 shots behind at St. Andrews

Before she can think of four in a row, Inbee Park first has to make up an eight-shot deficit at the Women’s British Open. Playing in the strongest wind this week, she had a pair of three-putt bogeys in a round of 1-over 73 that left her closer to the cut line than the lead.

Tiger Woods flirts with historical 59, ‘settles’ for 61

Tiger Woods had a shot at making history with a magical 59. He swore he wasn’t disappointed to come up short. “Disappointed? Absolutely not,” he said. Then he cracked, “A 61’s pretty good. I’m not bummed.”

Change that fits to a tee

A golf center on Las Vegas Boulevard south of the Strip is undergoing a major rebranding.

In: TaylorMade Golf Experience.

Out: Callaway Golf Center.

Westwood gets another shot at winning a major

Lee Westwood has contended enough in the majors that he can identify important moments, even if he could barely see his ball.

Woods’ tumble from top boon for books

At the peak of his career, Tiger Woods was better than an ATM. A wager on the world’s most dominant golfer was an investment that typically produced a solid return.

Mickelson wins Scottish Open after playoff

Phil Mickelson doffed his cap to an adoring and applauding crowd in the grandstands overlooking the 18th green at the Scottish Open, and walked to the side of the putting surface to hug his wife and three children.

Ex-Gorman teammate recalls time she beat Inbee Park on par-3 course

Every time Inbee Park hits ’em stiff all weekend and curls in another birdie putt and is handed yet another giant check and golden cup, another young woman who played golf at Bishop Gorman named Angelica Wright tells her friends and the co-workers who care that she beat Inbee Park.

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