Golf

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2 Mpls. Golf Courses Suffer Millions In Flood Damages

High numbers are never a good thing on the golf course. And that’s exactly what two local courses are dealing with. The damage to two Minneapolis courses pelted by June storms is now estimated between $3 million to $4 million.

09/18/2014

HOYLAKE, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Erik Compton of the United States hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the first round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 17, 2014 in Hoylake, England.

My Favorite Course: Erik Compton

Professional golfer Erik Compton talks about his golf game and experiences on and off the golf course.

09/16/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Jake Owen On His Favorite Golf Courses In America

The Florida native almost bypassed a career in music as a budding young athlete with his eye on playing golf in college at Florida State University before an injury derailed that plan.

09/05/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 8-18-14

Monday Blues? Check out Dave Lee’s Podcast Page to warm you up! Click the above link to access today’s show highlights.

08/18/2014

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Local Golf Pro To Play In The PGA

The PGA Championship, golf’s fourth and final major of the year, tees off Thursday at Valhalla in Kentucky. And as David McCoy tells us, a local club pro from Woodbury will get the chance to play in it,Dave Tentis, of Troy Burne Golf Club in Hudson, Wis.

08/04/2014

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Podcast Page: 8-4-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Monday highlights from Dave Lee’s show can be found on the Podcast Page: Click the link above to listen….

08/04/2014

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Perry Birdies Final Hole To Win 3M Championship

Kenny Perry scrambled for a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to beat hard-charging Bernhard Langer by a stroke in the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship. Perry closed with a 7-under 65 for his second victory of the year and seventh overall on the 50-and-over tour. He finished at 23-under 193 at TPC Twin Cities.

08/03/2014

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Kenny Perry Leads 3M Championship

Kenny Perry’s timing was perfect. Perry eagled the last hole after waiting out a thunderstorm to take a one-shot lead Saturday after the second round of the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship.

08/02/2014

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Golf Legends Make Memories On Course And Off At 3M Championship

Saturday marked a once in a lifetime experience for some of golfs biggest fans at The Players Club in Blaine, Minn. Legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player made a rare appearance together at the 3M Championship.

08/02/2014

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Annual 3M Golf Tournament Wows Crowd, Raises Charity

Once again the greats of professional golf are teeing it up in the annual 3M Championship at the TPC in Blaine. Celebrating its 22 year in the Twin Cities, the tournament will draw huge crowds to both its tournament play and team competition featuring golf legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.

08/01/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 8-1-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Busy weekend in the Twin Cities and a busy Friday on the Morning News. Click the link above to hear some of the highlights.

08/01/2014

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My Favorite Course: Jonas Blixt

Jonas Blixt, highly ranked professional golfer, talks about his favorite golf course and playing the game growing up.

07/31/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 7-28-14 Dave Lee At The Federated Challenge!

Highlights from the 10th annual Federated Challenge at Interlachen Country Club. Click the link above to go to the Podcast Page!

07/28/2014

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Hiawatha Golf Course Partially Reopens After Flooding

Golfers like Roosevelt Elliott are returning to tee it up on Hiawatha Golf Course in Minneapolis. “Really, really excited,” Elliot said. “I couldn’t wait to get out here because I wanted to get some exercise. I’ve been chipping and putting, you know, for the past month or so.”

07/25/2014

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