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Jack Nicklaus remembers Arnold Palmer as icon, legend, friend

The boy Jack Nicklaus met "The King" Arnold Palmer Sept. 25, 1958, at Athens Country Club in southeast Ohio. They were paired together for an exhibition round on "Dow Finsterwald Day," celebrating the reigning winner of the PGA Championship. Their ferocious yet friendly rivalry began with a driving contest on the first hole. Nicklaus, the 18-year-old Ohioan amateur, prevailed.

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Final US pick Ryan Moore ready for Ryder Cup debut

Ryan Moore had just placed second in the Tour Championship, capping a strong weekend in Atlanta with a narrow playoff loss to Rory McIlroy , when he began to load up his gear in the parking lot about 45 minutes later, a flight home to Las Vegas with his family fast approaching.

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Guinness world record set for longest golf club. It's really long.

Michael Furrh, an Arlington, Texas golf pro, hit a ball 59 yards with a 28-foot club Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Waterchase Golf Club in Fort Worth, Texas, to set a Guinness world record.
Joyce Marshall The Star-Telegram
Guinness world record set for longest golf club. It's really long. 2:24

Guinness world record set for longest golf club. It's really long.

Pro golfer Nick Watney returns to alma mater Fresno State 1:08

Pro golfer Nick Watney returns to alma mater Fresno State

Sunnyside Department Store to close after 60 years 1:30

Sunnyside Department Store to close after 60 years

Motorcycle officer hurt in downtown Fresno crash 1:14

Motorcycle officer hurt in downtown Fresno crash