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November 18, 2014Black golfer recognized for breaking barriers (The Associated Press)

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 1969 file photo, Charlie Sifford throws up his arms after he dropped a short par putt on the 18th green to tie Harold Henning of South Africa at the end of 72 holes in the $100,000 Los Angeles Open golf tournament. Sifford went on to win the tournament with a birdie 3 on the first extra hole. Pioneering black golfer Charlie Sifford will receive the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, on Nov. 24 during a ceremony at the White House. The 92-year-old Sifford has been compared to Jackie Robinson for finally breaking the PGA's color line when it reluctantly dropped its

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Tiger Woods might not be a world famous athlete were it not for Charlie Sifford and other black golfers who took a stand in the 1950s against the racist policies that denied them their chance to compete in the sport they loved.


November 18, 2014Refreshed McIlroy ready to take advantage of jaded rivals (Reuters)

European Ryder Cup player Rory McIlroy celebrates as he wins 5&4 on the 14th green against U.S. Ryder Cup player Rickie Fowler during the 40th Ryder Cup singles matches at Gleneagles in Scotland September 28, 2014.     REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy believes a six-week break from golf to fight a legal case has put him in the ideal shape to end a stunning 2014 season by claiming yet another title at this week's $8 million DP World Tour Championship. The world number one was crowned the European Tour's money-list winner without playing a shot last week after rivals Sergio Garcia, Jamie Donaldson and Marcel Siem failed to win the $7 million Turkish Airlines Open. "I feel like I'm probably a little fresher than most of the guys," McIlroy told reporters on Tuesday. ...


November 18, 2014Hahn shoots 58 in European qualifying tournament (The Associated Press)

John Hahn lines up his tee shot on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

GIRONA, Spain (AP) -- John Hahn was one better than golf's magic number with a 12-under 58 in the fourth round of Q-school on the European Tour on Tuesday.


November 18, 2014Major sporting events in Qatar (Reuters)

(Reuters) - Factbox on some of the major sporting events hosted, and to be staged, in Qatar after Doha was chosen on Tuesday to hold the 2019 world athletics championships. SOCCER Qatar, with little domestic soccer tradition, will host the 2022 soccer World Cup -- although controversy on how the tournament was awarded to the tiny Gulf state, and which month of the year it will be staged, continues to rumble on. The Asian Football Confederation's 2011 Asian Cup finals were held in Qatar in January 2011. Japan beat Australia 1-0 after extra time in the final in Doha. ...

November 18, 2014Garcia 'hires' former tennis number one Ferrero as bag man (Reuters)

Sergio Garcia of Spain tees off on the 14th hole during the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions golf tournament in Shanghai November 6, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song

(Reuters) - World number six Sergio Garcia has roped in former French Open tennis champion Juan Carlos Ferrero as his caddie for his title defense at next month's Thailand Golf Championship, the Spaniard said on Tuesday. Garcia will face stiff competition at the Dec 11-14 event with twice U.S. Masters champion Bubba Watson, U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer and former world number ones Lee Westwood and Ernie Els also in the field at the Amata Spring club. ...


November 17, 2014Organizers have 10-year plan for Turkish Open (Reuters)

By Tony Jimenez BELEK Turkey (Reuters) - There may be only 12 months left on their three-year contract with the European Tour but organizers of the Turkish Airlines Open say they are committed to running the November event until at least 2024. Ahmet Agaoglu, president of the national golf federation, said he and his backers were delighted to be associated with the competition and that staging the penultimate tournament of the Final Series was instrumental in their bid to host the 2022 Ryder Cup. ...

November 17, 2014Golf-Organisers have 10-year plan for Turkish Open (Reuters)

By Tony Jimenez BELEK, Turkey, Nov 17 (Reuters) - There may be only 12 months left on their three-year contract with the European Tour but organisers of the Turkish Airlines Open say they are committed to running the November event until at least 2024. Ahmet Agaoglu, president of the national golf federation, said he and his backers were delighted to be associated with the competition and that staging the penultimate tournament of the Final Series was instrumental in their bid to host the 2022 Ryder Cup. ...

November 17, 2014Koepka poised to follow in countryman Uihlein's footsteps (Reuters)

Brooks Koepka of the U.S. chips onto the fifth green during the second round of the British Open Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, northern England July 18, 2014.       REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

By Tony Jimenez BELEK Turkey (Reuters) - Europe's rookie of the year award was launched in 1960 and had never been won by an American until Peter Uihlein took the prize 12 months ago -- now it looks like there will be two U.S. success stories in a row. Brooks Koepka's maiden victory at the Turkish Airlines Open on Sunday has put him in pole position for the accolade and the 24-year-old said it would be great to follow in Uihlein's footsteps. ...