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Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland chips to the eighth green during the semifinal 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)

Daily Madden: John Recalls His First U.S. Open

Practice rounds are underway at the Olympic Club in San Francisco in preparation for the start of the U.S. Open on Thursday. As a kid in nearby Daly City, John Madden witnessed Jack Fleck’s upset victory over Ben Hogan in the 1955 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/13/2012

U.S. Open - Final Round

Rory McIlroy Tuning Up For U.S. Open

Rory McIlroy tends not to play a tournament the week before a major. Then again, he tends not to miss three straight cuts.

06/06/2012

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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

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

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

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