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Ghim, Meth advance to Public Links final

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) — Faced with adversity for the first time this week at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, a feeling of hopelessness nearly overtook 18-year old Doug Ghim in the semifinals.

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Hossler has two-stroke lead in Southern Amateur

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Beau Hossler made an eagle on the ninth hole Friday and finished at 8-under 208 for sole possession of the lead heading into the final round of the 108th Southern Amateur.

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Rory McIlroy looks to break slump on Freaky Friday

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates playing a birdie on the 18th to lead on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.

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Weather forces 2-tee start at British Open

Brandt Snedeker of the US walks past a digital sign showing a weather warning on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The British Open will use a two-tee start for the first time in the tournament’s 154-year history for Saturday’s third round due to predicted heavy rain and thunderstorms.

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Open lives up to unpredictable weather reputation

Brandt Snedeker of the US walks past a digital sign showing a weather warning on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The British Open once again lived up to its unpredictable weather reputation, and doesn’t half the field at Royal Liverpool know it.

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