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McIlroys set for double success at British Open

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates after playing an eagle on the 16th hole during the third day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Saturday July 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy might not be the only winner at the British Open on Sunday.

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Alker takes 54-hole lead at Boise Open

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Steven Alker shot a 6-under 65 to grab the 54-hole lead at the Albertsons Boise Open on Saturday.

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Roenick leads American Century Championship

Former NHL player Jeremy Roenick hits from the fairway during the American Century Championship golf tournament Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nev. (AP Photo/Reno Gazette-Journal, Hilary Swift)

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick shot a second-round 69 to take the lead after 36 holes and former LPGA great Annika Sorenstam and Chad Pfeifer, who lost his left leg above the knee serving in Iraq, are among several players in contention in the American Century Championship tournament on Saturday.

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Meth wins US Amateur Public links in playoff

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) — Byron Meth beat Doug Ghim in the first playoff hole after blowing a three-hole lead down the stretch to win the U.S. Amateur Public Links championship on Saturday.

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Maguire from Florida wins 108th Southern Amateur

M.J. Maguire, left, shakes the hand of playing partner Victor Prez at the conclusion of the final round of the Southern Amateur golf tournament Saturday, July 19, 2014, at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn. Maguire won the tournament. (AP Photo/Chattanooga Times Free Press, Doug Strickland)

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — M.J. Maguire won the 108th Southern Amateur by shooting a 1-under 71 on a wet and windy Saturday at The Honors Course.

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