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OAKVILLE, ON - JULY 26: Jason Day of Australia celebrates with the winner's trophy after the final round of the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club on July 26, 2015 in Oakville, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

This Week In Golf: Jason Day Beats Bubba Watson To Win RBC Canadian Open

In a battle of birdie makers, Jason Day held off Bubba Watson to capture his fourth PGA Tour title.

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4 Things To Know: George HW Bush Falls, Credit Cards, British Open & More

From Hollywood to Maine, from the U.S. to Scotland, here’s a look at the four stories you need to know about for Thursday, July 16, 2015.

07/16/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Golf Hole In Minnesota

There are hundreds of golf courses with thousands of golf holes. We went looking for the best hole in Minnesota.

07/15/2015

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‘U’ Grads Hope Golfers Will Trade Shoes For Sandals

Three local entrepreneurs hope to convince golfers to trade in the traditional golf shoe for a more laid-back option. The University of Minnesota grads started “Swannies.” Their main product is a soft spike golf sandal they call comfortable, casual and practical.

07/15/2015

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Jordan Spieth Making History One Event At A Time

Jordan Spieth won the John Deere Classic this weekend, making history seems to come easy to the young golfer.

07/13/2015

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA - JUNE 20: Dustin Johnson of the United States hits a bunker shot on the tenth hole during the third round of the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay on June 20, 2015 in University Place, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Best Quotes From PGA Pros On Chambers Bay

Players didn’t hold back in sounding off about Chambers Bay

06/22/2015

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Ex-Viking Greg Jennings Hosts 8th Annual Golf Classic For Charity

Former Vikings Star Greg Jennings hosted his eighth annual golf classic in Maple Grove Monday. Some of Jennings’ celebrity friends battled each other in a golf shootout before the tournament.

06/22/2015

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Prep Blog: Spring State Champions At A Glance

School is out, the sun is out and summer is here. It officially starts on Father’s Day, but for high school athletes, the spring came to an end both late last week and on Monday as the state’s spring champions were crowned across various sports.

06/19/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie & Jeff Locke

A Minnesota Vikings player is using his athleticism to help raise money for Veterans, but it’s not football. Viking’s Punter Jeff Locke is playing the “Longest Day of Golf” Friday to help raise money for Tee It Up For the Troops.

06/19/2015

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland enjoying a few holes at Carnoustie with his father Gerry McIlroy during the practice round prior to the 2014 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the Championship Links on September 30, 2014 in Carnoustie, Scotland. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Sports Dad

Need gift ideas for Father’s Day? View the best Father’s Day gift ideas for the sports fan.

06/16/2015

Scott Gramling Marc Malusis DraftKings Perfect Lineup Infographic

Rory or Rickie – Who Will You Choose?

With Golf’s Second Major coming, DraftKings is offering the biggest fantasy golf challenge ever. This infographic compares Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler.

06/15/2015

Scott Gramling Marc Malusis DraftKings Perfect Lineup

Scott Gramling And Marc Malusis’ Perfect Lineup

With Golf’s Second Major coming, DraftKings is offering the biggest fantasy golf challenge ever. Scott Gramling And Marc Malusis pick the perfect lineup.

06/15/2015

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Brookview Introduces Bike-Friendly Golfing

The Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. Cycling enthusiasts now have one more spot where they have the chance to ride around on two wheels — a golf course.

05/23/2015

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Tom Lehman Starts Fast, Takes Senior PGA Championship Lead

Tom Lehman shot a 5-under 67 on Friday on the difficult Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort to take the second-round lead in the Senior PGA Championship. The 56-year-old Lehman birdied three of his first four holes and finished with six birdies and a bogey to reach 4 under. He had a one-stroke lead over playing partner Colin Montgomerie and Brian Henninger.

05/22/2015

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FootGolf Is Apparently A Thing … A Super Fun Thing!

Golf and soccer are two of the most popular sports in Minnesota, and FootGolf combines the best of both. Just like regular golf, you start on the tee box and attempt to get the soccer ball into the cup in the least amount of kicks.

05/09/2015

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‘Footgolf’ Kicks Off At Afton Alps

The new footgolf course at Afton Alps just opened. Nestled alongside the fairways and bunkers lay 18 super-sized cups, just waiting for a soccer ball to be kicked in.

05/02/2015

Jim Furyk talks with his caddie, Mike "Fluff" Cowan, before his birdie putt.

This Week In Golf: Furyk Gets It Done At RBC Heritage; Zurich Classic Next

Jim Furyk showed nerves of steel in capturing the RBC Heritage, his first PGA Tour win in four years.

04/21/2015

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Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year’s Spring Champions

It’s a little early to predict who will be the best of the best in various high school sports around the Twin Cities, but it should be a competitive spring when you look at last year’s spring state champions and what they bring back this year.

04/16/2015

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Meet The U Of M Women’s Golf Team!

This time of year is an exciting one for golfers, and maybe those thinking about picking up a club. Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak hung out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team for so much-needed pointers.

04/11/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 11)

Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak got to hang out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team to talk about the sport that is really anybody’s game. Speaking of golf, The Masters Tournament is back — and you can catch it on WCCO.

04/11/2015

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Good Questions: Golf Terms, Seasonal Gas, Leggy Letterman

Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores golf terms, summer gas and the David Letterman show.

04/10/2015

Phil Mickelson jumps in the air after sinking his birdie putt to win the Masters by one shot on the 18th green during the final round of the Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2004 in Augusta, Georgia.

The Five Greatest Masters Wins In History

Augusta National is lined with the history of The Masters. These are the five greatest wins at golf’s greatest tournament.

04/07/2015

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3 Young Minn. Golfers In Championship At Augusta Nat’l

Camille Kuznik, Aayushi Sarkar and Connor Glynn aren’t even old enough to drive yet. But they can drive alright. And chip. And putt. And on Sunday, they’ll compete in the national Drive, Chip and Putt Championship.

04/03/2015

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Virtual Golf Coming To MSP Airport

Soon you’ll be able to drive, before you fly at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

02/27/2015

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Davis Love III Is Looking Forward To Ryder Cup

Minnesota will host the Ryder Cup at Chaska’s Hazeltine National Golf Club in September of 2016. Former PGA Championship winner Davis Love III will captain the United States team. He told WCCO’s Dave Lee about some changes leading up to the event.

02/26/2015

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