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Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for “personal challenges,” putting him out of the PGA Championship and raising questions about whether he will be at the Ryder Cup at the end of September.

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New name in Reno, same old aggressive play

Stuart Appleby walks off  18th hole at Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno during the pro-am Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in preparation for the PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship, formerly known as the Reno-Tahoe Open. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The 16th edition of Reno’s PGA Tour event has a new sponsor, a new name, no defending champ and a modified Stableford scoring format that encourages aggressive play up and down the edge of the Sierra Nevada.

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Andy Ruthkoski wins Tournament of Champions again

BOYNE VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Andy Ruthkoski has shot a 1-over 73 and won the Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain Resort by one stroke.

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Woods hopeful of more good memories at Firestone

Tiger Woods watches his drive on the third hole during practice for the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods finds out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started.

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Kristen Gillman leads Junior PGA

BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Kristen Gillman shot a 5-under 66 on Tuesday at Miramont to top the girls’ field in the Junior PGA Championship, and S.M. Lee, Luis Gagne, Triston Fisher and Parker Reddig shared the boys’ lead at 68.

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