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  1. FedEx Cup Remains in Jordan Spieth’s Reach After Strong Start to Tour Championship Sports, September 21

    Spieth shot a 3-under 67, keeping him on track in his attempt to join Tiger Woods as the only two-time winners of the Cup.

  2. Ignore TV Ratings: Golf Is Healthier Than It Appears Sports, September 20

    Some pro golfers are working to grow the game from the ground up instead of from the corporate suites down.

  3. Charles Owens, Golfer, Dies at 85; Novel Putter Brought Late Success Obits, September 19

    Owens overcame segregation, severe injuries and, with a long putter, the “yips” to win on the Senior PGA Tour.

  4. How to Have a Lavish but Affordable Trip to Ireland Travel, September 19

    Dine at pubs (the food is first-rate), avoid July and August travel, hire a driver-guide.

  5. Anna Nordqvist Surges to Capture Evian Championship in a Playoff Sports, September 17

    Nordqvist took the fifth and final major of the season by sinking a 4-foot putt for a bogey 5 on the soaked 18th hole, topping 102nd-ranked Brittany Altomare.

  6. An Absent Friend Casts a Shadow Over a Rookie’s Tour Milestone Sports, September 17

    Patrick Cantlay reached the PGA Tour’s season finale but will be there without his friend and former caddie Chris Roth, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver last year.

  7. Keegan Bradley, Stuck in a Title Drought, Seeks to Extend His Season Sports, September 15

    Bradley, the 2011 P.G.A. Championship winner, opened the BMW Championship with a 65 and a 72 while needing a good finish to advance to next week’s Tour Championship in Atlanta.

  8. How Is President Trump’s Business Doing? Check the Electoral College Business, September 9

    The red-blue political divide is not only informing the president’s policies, it is influencing the bottom line of the family-run Trump Organization.

  9. Froome Closes In on His First Vuelta Title Sports, September 8

    Chris Froome kept his comfortable lead over Vincenzo Nibali ahead of Saturday’s decisive Spanish Vuelta stage up the challenging l’Angliru summit.

  10. Justin Thomas Follows P.G.A. Championship With Dell Win Sports, September 4

    Jordan Spieth wasted an excellent start and finished as runner-up to his best friend in golf since they were teenagers.

  11. Letter of Recommendation: High-Visibility Golf Balls Magazine, August 31

    If you want to improve at anything, you need to know where your mistakes are leading you.

  12. Dustin Johnson Goes the Distance After His Short Game Gives Him a Chance Sports, August 27

    Johnson, the world No. 1, overcame a five-shot deficit to win the Northern Trust on the first extra hole after forcing the playoff with a long par putt.

  13. Jordan Spieth Surges to Three-Shot Lead in the Northern Trust Sports, August 26

    Spieth again excelled on the easier back nine at Glen Oaks Club in Old Westbury, N.Y. Dustin Johnson’s 67 left him in second.

  14. Jimmy Walker’s Hobby Takes a Back Seat to His Health Sports, August 26

    Walker, perhaps the PGA Tour’s only photographer of celestial events, missed the total solar eclipse on Monday to see a doctor about his Lyme disease.

  15. A Golf Center Grows in Harlem N.Y. / Region, August 25

    A leader of the Bridge Golf Foundation hopes it will be a “model for progressive gentrification” through its work with underprivileged and mostly black adolescent boys.

  16. Mixing Fatherhood With the PGA Tour: They’ll Always Have Hartford Sports, August 25

    Charley Hoffman says having his wife and two daughters with him enriches life on the road and eases the stress of competition.

  17. Rory McIlroy, a Wounded Champion, Begins FedEx Cup Defense Sports, August 24

    McIlroy publicly mused about ending his season early to recover from injuries, but he said his personal feelings were not the only factor.