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Golf: Teen titan Thompson shares LPGA lead

MOBILE, Alabama: Alexis Thompson, a 16-year-old US prodigy trying to become the youngest winner in the LPGA's 61-year history, fired a five-under par 67 on Saturday to share the lead at the Avnet Classic.

Area Golf Notebook: Hannah Berman, 12, is a smashing hit at charity scramble

Bolles girls golf coach Mark Spencer will tell folks that the strength of Hannah Berman, who was good enough to play for his team last year at age 12, is hitting fairways. Berman turned that knack for straight drives into a way of raising money for charity during last week's Jacksonville Seminole Booster Club Jimbo Fisher Golf Tournament.

Steve Stricker talks about his putting at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Golfer Steve Stricker said putting has kept him in contention at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, as he goes into Sunday's round with a 10-under par, two shots off the lead.

Casey Matthews! And Here’s the Kicker …

UPDATING: Interesting final day of the draft so far for the Eagles, with two picks that resonate more than fourth-rounders normally would. After making a trade, the Eagles began Day 3 by selecting linebacker Casey Matthews, from Oregon, with the 116th pick overall.

Celebrity preview: Charlie Sheen, Tiger Woods, Ricky Martin and Steve Martin

It’s far too tempting not to ask what parallels can be drawn from Tiger Woods and Charlie Sheen being on the Strip on the same Saturday night. ...

Celebrity preview: Charlie Sheen, Tiger Woods, Ricky Martin and Steve Martin

It’s far too tempting not to ask what parallels can be drawn from Tiger Woods and Charlie Sheen being on the Strip on the same Saturday night. ...

Tiger Woods: Why His Personal Strife Has Ruined His Chance at Major Record

Tiger Woods buried his game on Thanksgiving two years ago I use the term ruin lightly. To play as well as Tiger has would be quite the accomplishment for any golfer on the PGA tour, but for the world’s greatest it’s all about winning majors. Tiger isn’t doing that lately. Normally a personal issue doesn’t spell the end of a great streak, but for Woods I feel as if it has. The moment Tiger’s ...

Tiger Woods: Why His Personal Strife Has Ruined His Chance at Major Record

Tiger Woods buried his game on Thanksgiving two years ago I use the term ruin lightly. To play as well as Tiger has would be quite the accomplishment for any golfer on the PGA tour, but for the world’s greatest it’s all about winning majors. Tiger isn’t doing that lately. Normally a personal issue doesn’t spell the end of a great streak, but for Woods I feel as if it has. The moment Tiger’s ...

Smoltz misses cut in pro golf foray

With Lee Westwood skipping the Players, will Tim Finchem continue operating under the status quo?

With the game's power balance tipping toward Europe, big-money international events luring the best Americans overseas, and heavyweight Lee Westwood ducking out of this month's Players Championship, the PGA Tour is feeling the pressure. Can Commissioner Tim Finchem continue operating under the status quo? Or will golf's globalization force him to drop his guard?