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  • PGA: Farmers Insurance Open-First Round
    Ex-pro says Woods enjoyed equipment edge in dominant 2000 Reuters - Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    Tiger Woods ruled golf in 2000 in a manner that may never be matched, but one of his peers may have an insight into one of the reasons for that dominance. Frank Nobilo, … More »Ex-pro says Woods enjoyed equipment edge in dominant 2000

    PGA: Farmers Insurance Open-First Round

    Tiger Woods ruled golf in 2000 in a manner that may never be matched, but one of his peers may have an insight into one of the reasons for that dominance. Frank Nobilo, who won 15 times globally, including once on the PGA Tour, says Woods reaped the benefits of being one of the first players to switch to a solid ball from …

  • Lorde And Majical Cloudz Perform At The Greek Theatre
    Obama girls, Malala, Lorde make Time's 'influential teens' … Reuters - Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The daughters of U.S. President Barack Obama, entertainers, a Nobel laureate and a girl baseball player all made Time's annual list of most … More »Obama girls, Malala, Lorde make Time's 'influential teens' …

    Lorde And Majical Cloudz Perform At The Greek Theatre

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The daughters of U.S. President Barack Obama, entertainers, a Nobel laureate and a girl baseball player all made Time's annual list of most influential teenagers, the magazine said on Monday. First daughters Malia, 16, and Sasha, 13; Grammy-winning New Zealand singer Lorde, 17; and Nobel Prize …

  • Team Europe captain Paul McGinley celebrates with players during the closing ceremony of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles
    McGinley even angled for advantage with fish tank Reuters - Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    By Tony Jimenez GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Such was the meticulous attention to every detail during Paul McGinley's victorious campaign as European Ryder Cup … More »McGinley even angled for advantage with fish tank

    Team Europe captain Paul McGinley celebrates with players during the closing ceremony of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles

    By Tony Jimenez GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Such was the meticulous attention to every detail during Paul McGinley's victorious campaign as European Ryder Cup captain, the Irishman even made careful plans for the fish tank in the team room. "Everything in the room was planned, from the carpet to the wallpapers …

  • Angelina Jolie arrives at a summit to end sexual violence in conflict, at the Excel centre in London
    Britain makes Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie an honorary dame Reuters - Sat, Jun 14, 2014

    Britain has made the Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie an honorary dame for services to UK foreign policy and her campaigning to end sexual violence in war … More »Britain makes Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie an honorary dame

    Angelina Jolie arrives at a summit to end sexual violence in conflict, at the Excel centre in London

    Britain has made the Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie an honorary dame for services to UK foreign policy and her campaigning to end sexual violence in war zones. Jolie, who is special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), was among 1,149 people to receive an award for their contribution …

  • PGA: The Memorial Tournament
    Scott still puzzled by his poor U.S. Open record Reuters - Wed, Jun 11, 2014

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes PINEHURST North Carolina (Reuters) - Adam Scott has been a perennial contender in major championships over the past three years but, for reasons … More »Scott still puzzled by his poor U.S. Open record

    PGA: The Memorial Tournament

    By Mark Lamport-Stokes PINEHURST North Carolina (Reuters) - Adam Scott has been a perennial contender in major championships over the past three years but, for reasons which he finds difficult to explain, he has mainly struggled at the U.S. Open. One of the best ball-strikers in the game and blessed with a swing envied …

  • Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto show in New York
    U.S. investigating Icahn, Mickelson in insider trading probe-source Reuters - Sat, May 31, 2014

    By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading … More »U.S. investigating Icahn, Mickelson in insider trading probe-source

    Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto show in New York

    By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating possible insider trading involving billionaire investor Carl Icahn, golfer Phil Mickelson and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, a source familiar with the matter said. Federal investigators …

  • Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New York
    Icahn says unaware of federal insider trading probe Reuters - Sat, May 31, 2014

    (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn said he was unaware of any federal insider-trading investigation involving him and that he had never divulged insider information … More »Icahn says unaware of federal insider trading probe

    Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New York

    (Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn said he was unaware of any federal insider-trading investigation involving him and that he had never divulged insider information during his 50 years as an investor. Icahn was responding to reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Securities and Exchange Commission …

  • Director Clint Eastwood is interviewed at the opening night gala for AFI Fest 2011 in Hollywood
    Eastwood saves tournament director from choking Reuters - Sat, Feb 8, 2014

    (Reuters) - Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood delivered an unexpected star turn when he saved the tournament director of this week's AT&T Pebble Beach National … More »Eastwood saves tournament director from choking

    Director Clint Eastwood is interviewed at the opening night gala for AFI Fest 2011 in Hollywood

    (Reuters) - Hollywood actor-director Clint Eastwood delivered an unexpected star turn when he saved the tournament director of this week's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am from choking during a dinner on the eve of the golf event. Eastwood, 83, noticed a "look of panic" on the face of tournament official Steve John as …

  • File photo of the sculpture "Forever Marilyn" in Palm Springs, California
    Trip Tips: Palm Springs, a stylish oasis for sun-drenched leisure Reuters - Fri, Jan 10, 2014

    By Chris Michaud PALM SPRINGS, California (Reuters) - Two hours east of Los Angeles, the resort area of greater Palm Springs has attracted Hollywood stars and well-heeled … More »Trip Tips: Palm Springs, a stylish oasis for sun-drenched leisure

    File photo of the sculpture "Forever Marilyn" in Palm Springs, California

    By Chris Michaud PALM SPRINGS, California (Reuters) - Two hours east of Los Angeles, the resort area of greater Palm Springs has attracted Hollywood stars and well-heeled retirees for decades, lured by its proximity to both the entertainment capital and the gambling haven of Las Vegas. With a sunny, dry climate and a …

  • U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) and his family, (from L to R) Michelle Obama, Obama, Sasha and Malia, step from Air Force One upon their arrival for their vacation in Honolulu, in Hawaii December 20, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
    Obama on friendly confines of golf course as vacation starts Reuters - Sun, Dec 22, 2013

    By Ikaika Hussey HONOLULU (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, hopeful of some rest and relaxation after a bruising year in politics, wasted little time getting his golf … More »Obama on friendly confines of golf course as vacation starts

    U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) and his family, (from L to R) Michelle Obama, Obama, Sasha and Malia, step from Air Force One upon their arrival for their vacation in Honolulu, in Hawaii December 20, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

    By Ikaika Hussey HONOLULU (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, hopeful of some rest and relaxation after a bruising year in politics, wasted little time getting his golf game in gear on the first full day of a two-week end-of-year family vacation to his home state of Hawaii. A smiling Obama was spotted in his SUV wearing …

  • Flowers and candles are seen in the snow around pictures of Nelson Mandela outside the South-African embassy in Oslo December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Heiko Junge/NTB Scanpix
    Mandela, a natural charmer with the measure of those he met Reuters - Tue, Dec 10, 2013

    By Luke Baker BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Thousands upon thousands of people, great and small, met Nelson Mandela, and as a correspondent in South Africa from 1997-2000, I … More »Mandela, a natural charmer with the measure of those he met

    Flowers and candles are seen in the snow around pictures of Nelson Mandela outside the South-African embassy in Oslo December 10, 2013. REUTERS/Heiko Junge/NTB Scanpix

    By Luke Baker BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Thousands upon thousands of people, great and small, met Nelson Mandela, and as a correspondent in South Africa from 1997-2000, I was fortunate to be among them. During his presidency and in the early years of his retirement from office, Mandela made a point of meeting as many of the …

  • Tiger Woods plays from the fairway on the 17th hole during the fourth round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
    Once again Woods proves the clincher at Presidents Cup Reuters - Mon, Oct 7, 2013

    By Simon Evans DUBLIN, Ohio (Reuters) - Tiger Woods, despite battling back pain, clinched the decisive point for the United States at a Presidents Cup for the third straight … More »Once again Woods proves the clincher at Presidents Cup

    Tiger Woods plays from the fairway on the 17th hole during the fourth round of the Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

    By Simon Evans DUBLIN, Ohio (Reuters) - Tiger Woods, despite battling back pain, clinched the decisive point for the United States at a Presidents Cup for the third straight time on Sunday, holding on for a one-up victory over Richard Sterne. Woods was 4-1 for the week, the best record of any of the 24 players involved …

  • Ireland's Padraig Harrington hits from a bunker to the 12th green during the first round of the 93rd PGA Championship golf tournament at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek
    Cowen helping Harrington to get back on track Reuters - Wed, Oct 12, 2011

    VILAMOURA, Portugal (Reuters) - Renowned British coach Pete Cowen and his latest pupil, Padraig Harrington, are seeking further proof this week that the three-times major … More »Cowen helping Harrington to get back on track

    Ireland's Padraig Harrington hits from a bunker to the 12th green during the first round of the 93rd PGA Championship golf tournament at the Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek

    VILAMOURA, Portugal (Reuters) - Renowned British coach Pete Cowen and his latest pupil, Padraig Harrington, are seeking further proof this week that the three-times major champion's game is back on song.

  • British Open to return to St Andrews in 2015 Reuters - Tue, Oct 11, 2011

    (Reuters) - The Open will return to the 'home of golf' in 2015 when the championship is played at St Andrews, the Royal & Ancient said on Tuesday. More »British Open to return to St Andrews in 2015

    (Reuters) - The Open will return to the 'home of golf' in 2015 when the championship is played at St Andrews, the Royal & Ancient said on Tuesday.

  • Woods returns to Firestone after 3-month break AP - Wed, Aug 3, 2011

    Tiger Woods was on the practice range just as the sun began to rise Tuesday over Firestone, his first time on a PGA Tour golf course in nearly three months. More »Woods returns to Firestone after 3-month break

    Tiger Woods was on the practice range just as the sun began to rise Tuesday over Firestone, his first time on a PGA Tour golf course in nearly three months.

  • USGA official Jerry Lemieux shows Amateur Amy Anderson where she can drop the ball during the conclusion of the delayed second round of the Women's U.S. Open golf tournament at the Broadmoor Golf Club on Saturday, July 9, 2011, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
    3rd round of US Women's Open suspended by weather AP - Sun, Jul 10, 2011

    For months now, the battered country of Japan has been looking for a lift. More »3rd round of US Women's Open suspended by weather

    USGA official Jerry Lemieux shows Amateur Amy Anderson where she can drop the ball during the conclusion of the delayed second round of the Women's U.S. Open golf tournament at the Broadmoor Golf Club on Saturday, July 9, 2011, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    For months now, the battered country of Japan has been looking for a lift.

  • Tiger Woods makes remarks during a news conference at the AT&T National golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club Tuesday, June 28, 2011, in Newtown Square, Pa. Woods said he will not play in the tournament as he recovers from injuries to his left leg. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
    Tiger Woods to pitch heat rub in Japan AP - Thu, Jun 30, 2011

    Tiger Woods has signed a three-year deal to promote a Japanese pain reliever, his first endorsement since he was caught in a sex scandal toward the end of 2009. More »Tiger Woods to pitch heat rub in Japan

    Tiger Woods makes remarks during a news conference at the AT&T National golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club Tuesday, June 28, 2011, in Newtown Square, Pa. Woods said he will not play in the tournament as he recovers from injuries to his left leg. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Tiger Woods has signed a three-year deal to promote a Japanese pain reliever, his first endorsement since he was caught in a sex scandal toward the end of 2009.