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  • Toy Box Extra e-magazine: July 23, 2014 July 23, 2014
    In this week's issue, we take a deep look at both Rory McIlroy's winning bag from the British Open, as well as his apparel. Our James Achenbach takes a look back at 1-irons and swing aids.
  • Niagara Falls CC ready for Porter Cup after harsh winter July 23, 2014
    The Northeast winter that hit Niagara Falls Country Club this year was not too kind. After a majority of the greens were dead after the winter, the grounds crew had a lot of work to do to get the course ready for the Porter Cup.
    Cassie Stein
  • Dominic Foos inspired by Germany's athletic success July 23, 2014
    Dominic Foos is feeling inspired this week at the U.S. Junior Amateur. The 16-year-old German, who plans to turn pro at the end of the year, has witnessed two big victories by fellow countryman Martin Kaymer and a World Cup victory by the German national soccer team.
    Brentley Romine
  • Report: Dick's fires 500-plus PGA pros July 23, 2014
    Dick’s Sporting Goods on Tuesday fired more than 500 full-time PGA professionals who worked at the company’s more than 560 stores, according to a report on ESPN.com.
    Golfweek Staff
  • A closer look: U.S. Junior, Round of 64 July 23, 2014
    The Round of 64 for the U.S. Junior Amateur begins Wednesday at The Club at Carlton Woods’ Nicklaus Course. Here are five matches to keep an eye on, as well as the complete schedule for Wednesday’s first round of matches.
    Brentley Romine
  • Angel Yin takes medalist honors at U.S. Girls Junior July 23, 2014
    Angel Yin didn’t breathe a visible sigh of relief until her final hole on Tuesday, nevermind that it ended in a three-putt. Yin still tied the course record of 65, still hit every par 5 in two, and still earned medalist honors at the U.S. Girls Junior Amateur.
    Julie Williams
  • 5 Things: Horsfield, Crocker share stroke-play medal July 23, 2014
    After two days of stroke play in the Texas summer heat, the match-play field is set at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Sam Horsfield and Sean Crocker shared medalist honors while Davis Riley, Will Grimmer and Dominic Foos shared third to also advance Tuesday.
    Brentley Romine
  • Jeansonne doesn't let diabetes get in the way July 22, 2014
    Nathan Jeansonne was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 2 years old. Now 17, Jeansonne is one of the top junior golfers in the country, is committed to play college golf at LSU and after shooting 68 Tuesday, has a spot in the Round of 64 at the U.S. Junior Amateur.
    Brentley Romine
  • Post victory, McIlroy talks gear with Golfweek July 22, 2014
    A day after Rory McIlroy won the Open Championship, he took a few minutes to answer some equipment questions for Golfweek via email.
    David Dusek
  • Notes: Wu builds confidence; Zeng learning quickly July 22, 2014
    UCLA commit Bethany Wu won two critical matches at the 2013 U.S. Girls Junior, and that has brought some newfound confidence in 2014 as she chases the crown.
    Julie Williams
  • Players love finding favorite food after British July 22, 2014
    Plenty of Americans who visit the UK notice a big difference in the available cuisine. If you haven't experienced it (or perhaps if you have), here's a smattering of notable pros' first meals back in the U.S.
    Golfweek Staff
  • Player diary: Ashlan Ramsey (Part 18) July 22, 2014
    Turning pro after her freshman season at Clemson and the 2014 Curtis Cup, Ashlan Ramsey is experiencing state opens and LPGA Monday qualifying, with the Symetra Tour and Q-School on her radar.
    Ashlan Ramsey
  • Lyle's leukemia recovery spurred by newborn distraction July 22, 2014
    Jarrod Lyle thought he might not ever tee it up again after being diagnosed with leukemia for a second time. But behind the support of his wife and 2-year-old daughter, the Australian will return to the PGA Tour in October.
    Nick Masuda
  • Zalatoris embraces playing U.S. Junior in Texas July 22, 2014
    After five years, Will Zalatoris is finally getting to play in a U.S. Junior Amateur in his home state of Texas – and the Plano native is ready to take things one step at a time as he attempts to bring home the title this week in the Texas summer heat.
    Brentley Romine
  • Yin leads U.S. Girls' Junior after first round July 22, 2014
    “Tired but excited” from a quick turnaround after the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links, Angel Yin opened up a 3-shot lead in the first round of the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship in Arizona.
    Julie Williams