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Qualifying for the Ryder Cup will cap off former Jag Patrick Reed's strong season

...Reed said. "I like being the underdog. There really are no underdogs at this level. Everybody on both teams are great players."Reed certainly brings a dogged tenacity to the American side. He has a flair for getting under his peers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-13/qualifying-ryder-cup-will-ca
PGA Championship brought clarity to golf, excitement to majors

...first No. 1 player to win a major since Woods won his last one at Torrey Pines in the 2008 U.S. Open.Of course, a great player can cause memory lapses, too.McIlroy is only 25, making him the third-youngest player in the past century to win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-12/pga-championship-brought-cla
Rory McIlroy wins PGA Championship for fourth career major

...four majors at 25 or younger. The others were Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Bobby Jones, three of the game's greatest players.Boy Wonder appears on his way to belonging in that group."I didn't think in my wildest dreams I'd have a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-10/rory-mcilroy-wins-pga-champi
Hall finally gets our Guy

...ball more than 1,000 times during a 14-year pro career, Guy will accept his rightful place among the sport's greatest players.Guy's contributions to the sport cannot be overstated. Football fans know the word "hang time" because his kicks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-01/hall-finally-gets-our
Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...baseball clubhouse can be a most intimidating environment, especially for someone parachuting in periodically.Yet the greatest players of a generation were the least intimidating guys to deal with. Nine times out of every 10 Braves games I covered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
McIlroy triumphs at British Open

...before he turned 26.The kid made good on the best with a brand of golf that had him marked early as golf's next great player.McIlroy moved up to No. 2 in the world, perhaps on his way to regaining the No. 1 ranking that once looked as if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-20/mcilroy-triumphs-british-ope
Oakland Soldiers star can't save team from elimination at Nike Peach Jam

...this team. We just wanted to be competitive and match his energy," he said. "We now know that we can compete with great players as well as great teams. Personally knowng that I can compete on this stage gives me great confidence."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-07-19/oakland-soldiers-star
Jeter says final All-Star Game will be an enjoyable as rest

...played against him, I barely had a chance to talk to him."Then there was 1999, in Boston."They had all the great players come on the field. I got a tap on my shoulder, and it was Hank Aaron, and he said he was looking for me because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-14/jeter-says-final-all-sta
Georgia's Amarlo Herrera odd man out on watch lists

...several lists."I feel like a lot of people really are sleeping on Amarlo," Floyd said. "I feel like he's a great player. He knows the defense in and out. He can tell everybody what to do. I feel like people don't look at that, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/georgias-amarlo-herrera-o
Augusta's Jeff Knox leaves impression on Rory McIlroy

...about Knox, who led McIlroy by three shots going to No. 18, which McIlroy birdied while Knox made bogey."He's a great player," McIlroy said at the time. "He played just like he should be playing in the Masters."Knox said Tuesday that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-22/augustas-jeff-knox-leaves-im