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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the third hole during the final round of the Honda Classic at PGA National on March 4, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Silverman: Look For McIlroy To Win Second Straight U.S. Open

There’s something spectacular about the U.S. Open that the casual fan may not appreciate.

670 The Score–06/14/2012

Rory McIlroy missed the cut at The Players Friday. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

McIlroy Misses Cut At The Players As Johnson Seizes Lead

The No. 1 player shot a 76 and will miss the cut. In three tries, McIlroy has never played the weekend at The Players Championship.

05/11/2012

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Bubba Watson Wins The Masters

Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.

04/08/2012

Fred Couples of the United States reacts while standing on the 18th green after finishing the second round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Fred Couples Turns Back The Clock At Augusta

20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”

04/07/2012

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Liguori: An International Leaderboard Is Jam-Packed At Masters

England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.

04/06/2012

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Masters’ Magicians: A Preview For The 2012 Masters Tournament

CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.

04/04/2012

Tiger Woods. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Silverman: Woods’ Victory Makes Masters Compelling

This year, it may be the most compelling of all the tournaments as the game’s heavyweights set to square off in what should be the most memorable of battles.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits his tee shot on the third hole during the third round of the Honda Classic at PGA National on March 3, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

McIlroy Closes In On No. 1 In The World

Rory McIlroy made two par saves on a windy back nine at PGA National and finished with a birdie from the bunker for a 4-under 66, giving him a two-shot lead n the Honda Classic.

03/03/2012

Hunter Mahan putt on the 14th hole during the championship match of the final round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on February 26, 2012 in Marana, Arizona.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mahan Stops McIlroy In Match Play

Hunter Mahan stopped Rory McIlroy’s march to No. 1 by winning the Match Play Championship.

02/26/2012

Rory McIlroy

McIlroy Storms Into Match Play Final

Rory McIlroy roared past Lee Westwood and into the final of the Match Play Championship. All that stands in his way of going to No. 1 in the world is beating Hunter Mahan.

02/26/2012

A Rolex clock is seen alongside a World Golf Championships logo during the quarterfinal round of the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on February 25, 2012 in Marana, Arizona. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

McIlroy, Westwood To Face Off In Match Play

In 14 years of this fickle tournament, there has never been a semifinal match so compelling.

02/25/2012

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy (L) watc

Has The Baton Passed From Woods To McIlroy?

After Tiger Woods crumbled down the stretch and Rory McIlroy battled through injury, many are wondering if the baton has passed from Woods to McIlroy.

08/12/2011

U.S. Open - Round One

The Field Is Wide Open At This Year’s PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is this year’s final major and without the presence of a dominant player in the field, the player with the best fortune during the week will be the most likely winner.

08/09/2011

World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational - Preview Day Three

Rory McIlroy Is Excited To Be Back In The U.S.

Rory McIlroy has struggled on the European Tour since winning the U.S. Open, but he is now returning to the United States and looks to make a run at the Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship.

08/04/2011

140th Open Championship - Day Three

McIlroy Hates Weather at Open Championship

Rory McIlroy finished 25th at the Open Championship. He’s ready to move on to a tournament for which weather isn’t such a factor.

07/19/2011

Darren Clarke wins 2011 British Open

On His 20th Try, Darren Clarke Wins British Open

Ten years after he last contended in a major, no longer in the top 100 in the world, Darren Clarke delivered his defining moment Sunday in the British Open when he held off brief challenges from Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson to win golf’s oldest championship.

07/17/2011

Darren Clarke. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Clarke Leads British After Two Rounds; Donald Misses Cut

Darren Clarke shot his second straight 2-under 68 on Friday, taking a lead role heading to the weekend at the British Open.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

Wegmans LPGA Championship - Final Round

REARDON: Catch 22

Yes, it is true that Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy offered a foreshadowing of greatness when he posted a six-shot win at Congressional. But young Rory’s success has to be overshadowed by the short career of Taiwan’s Yani Tseng.

07/06/2011

U.S. Open - Round One

Golf News and Notes: June 28, 2011

Notes from the world of golf. Ryan Moore plays with misaligned clubs. Erik Compton gets to the Tour after two heart attacks. Brits occupy the first three spots in the World Rankings.

06/28/2011

Travelers Championship - Round Two

The Rise Of The Young American Golfers

The Travelers Championship is led by American amateur Patrick Cantlay. Several American amateur golfers are proving they have what it takes to compete in the PGA in the coming years.

06/25/2011

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