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Jim Furyk plays his shot from the seventh tee during the third round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club on August 23, 2014 in Paramus, New Jersey. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Day, Furyk Tied For Lead At The Barclays

Jim Furyk was steady. Jason Day was wild. Both wound up with a share of the lead Saturday at The Barclays.

08/23/2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waves on the 16th green during the third round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 9, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

McIlroy In The Lead At PGA Championship…Barely

Rory McIlroy celebrated his final birdie with a smile and a slight pump of his first, knowing that 8-foot putt gave him the outright lead Saturday in the PGA Championship.

08/09/2014

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tosses his golf ball to the gallery on the 18th green after his two-stroke victory at the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 20, 2014, in Hoylake, England. (Credit: Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy Wins British Open For 3rd Major Title

Rory McIlroy completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the British Open to capture the third leg of the career Grand Slam.

07/21/2014

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy plays his approach to the 14th green during his third round 68, on day three of the 2014 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, north west England on July 19, 2014. McIlroy finished his round six shots clear of Rickie Fowler after shooting a four under par 68. (Credit: PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

McIlroy Holds Off All Challengers In British Open; Tiger Woods Fades

With a stunning display down the stretch, including a pair of eagles, Rory McIlroy put a stranglehold on his third major championship by shooting a 4-under 68 Saturday, sending him to the final round of the British Open with a daunting six-shot edge.

07/19/2014

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the first green during the second round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 18, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Tiger Balloons To 77, But Saves British Open Weekend With Birdie On 18

Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway.

07/18/2014

Edoardo Molinari of Italy hits his shot on the 3rd hole during the second round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 18, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

7 Facts About The British Open

Known as the oldest golf tournament in the world, the 143rd British Open is currently underway. A winner will be awarded the trophy on Sunday, July 20th.

07/18/2014

Tiger Woods (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

British Open: Tiger Off To Solid Start; Lefty Runs Into Trouble

After a shaky start to the British Open, Woods ripped through Royal Liverpool on Thursday much like he did eight years ago, when he won the claret jug for the third time.

07/17/2014

Tiger Woods prepares to practice his chipping at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake on July 16, 2014 ahead of The British Open Golf Championship. (Photo credit should read PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Tiger, Lefty Are Just Also-Rans In This Year’s British Open

The two dominant stars of the pro golf tour have long been Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. However, they both go into this weekend’s Open Championship playing far from their best golf.

07/16/2014

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10 Best John Daly Outfits

No one crushes golf balls in style like John Daly.

07/16/2014

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Silverman: PGA Stage Is Set For Epic Tiger Vs. Lefty Duel

When Woods is on, most of his fellow competitors are intimidated. None would admit it, but even solid top-10 golfers seem to lose their confidence when Woods is on. Mickelson is not one of them.

08/07/2013

Phil Mickelson arrives to receive the Claret Jug after winning the 2013 British Open at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland on July 21, 2013.  (Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson Eyes Career Grand Slam After Winning British Open

The last one eluding Mickelson is the U.S. Open, a championship where he’s been the runner-up six times — most recently last month at Merion.

07/22/2013

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Tiger Woods Comes Up Short Again In Another Major

Woods, it was another mystifying showing by a guy who used to produce that sort of magic fairly regularly.

07/21/2013

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Mickelson Wins First British Open With Amazing Finish

Lefty birdied four of the last six holes, capped by a 10-footer at the tough 18th to claim his fifth major title.

07/21/2013

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Woods Two Shots Back Heading Into Final Round Of British Open

The last time Woods led a major after 54 holes was the 2009 PGA Championship, which turned out to be the first time he ever lost a major.

07/20/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood In Contention At British Open

Whoever wins this one will have to earn it. “It will be a fun weekend,” Woods said. “This golf course is going to be difficult.”

07/19/2013

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