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Today in Golf

9/16/04 -- Oakland Hills' place in golf history was secure before the Ryder Cup arrived. It has hosted six U.S. Opens, none more famous than the one in 1951, a layout Ben Hogan called a 'monster.'
9/16/04 -- Payne Stewart's presence is still with the U.S. Ryder Cup team, nearly five years after his death.
9/16/04 -- Jason Schultz posted a 7-under-par 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the Oregon Classic.
9/16/04 -- When it comes time to win the Ryder Cup, the European captain saddles up his Clydesdales and rides his big horses right into the winners circle.
9/16/04 -- U.S. captain Hal Sutton, who said he it was imperative to get off to a good start, emphasized his point Thursday by announcing that he will send out Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in the first group.
9/16/04 -- Always rivals, barely friends, finally partners. U.S. captain Hal Sutton made sure this Ryder Cup gets off to a dynamic start by pairing Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson for the first time in the opening match at Oakland Hills.
9/16/04 -- The American Ryder Cup team find themselves in a familiar role. They are the clear favorites, with star power and major championships that can't be matched.
9/16/04 -- From Eamonn Darcy to Paul McGinley, the Emerald Isle has made a staggering contribution to Europe's Ryder Cup success over the last 17 years.
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9/16/04 -- Everywhere one looks at the Ryder Cup, there's money -- piles of it. From the black-tie, pink-gown gala that cost a half-million dollars to stage to Thursday's opening ceremonies.
9/16/04 -- Ted Purdy fired a course-record tying 9-under-par 61 Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Texas Open.
Sitting through almost two days worth of press conferences, I couldnt help but notice that there are desired angles reporters pursue.
9/16/04 -- If Hal Sutton decides to pair Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods in foursomes, I'd love to be a fly on the wall when the two decide which ball they will play.
9/16/04 -- Europeans captain Bernhard Langer suggested that his players have fun with the American fans, perhaps to diminish any home-field advantage.
9/15/04 -- The Ryder Cup is comprised of three different competitions ' fourballs, foursomes and singles.
9/15/04 -- While 23 U.S. and European golfers practiced Wednesday at Oakland Hills, Phil Mickelson was the lone holdout as he chose to take a rest day.
9/15/04 -- U.S. captain Hal Sutton wants Tiger Woods to bring the same purpose he has in winning majors to the Ryder Cup.
9/15/04 -- TV viewers who became accustomed to the around-the-clock coverage of the Olympics should like this starting Friday: All Ryder Cup, all the time.
9/15/04 -- Corey Weworski knocked off Virginia Grimes, 5 and 4, on Wednesday to win the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship at Holston Hills Country Club.
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