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Not all Europeans in Ryder Cup are on foreign soil

...seems to have owned this event, The Americans have lost only once at home in the past 15 years <0x2014> at Oakland Hills in 2004."We are playing here against a very strong team," Olazabal said. "We are playing away. The crowds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-09-24/not-all-europeans-ryder-cup-
Padraig Harrington aims to read greens better

...not for that."Harrington hasn't won a PGA or European Tour event since his PGA Championship triumph in 2008 at Oakland Hills capped a run of three majors in two years. He got into tinkering with his swing and fell off his stride from a career-high...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/padraig-harrington-aims-read-greens-better
Andy Zhang, 14, has a rough first day at U.S. Open

...The hole normally plays as a par-4 but was converted into a par-5 forthe Open. It is only the third double eagle in tournament history. The others were T.C. Chen (1985, Oakland Hills) and Shaun Micheel (2010, Pebble Beach).

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-06-14/andy-zhang-14-has-rough-firs
Curtis' shocking upset at Open still resonates

...on the PGA Tour in 2006 and dueled Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia to the end at the 2008 PGA Championship at Oakland Hills. He's also posted two more top-10 finishes at Carnoustie and Birkdale in 2007-08, yet missed the cut in his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-07-09/curtis-shocking-upset-open-s
Montgomerie clarifies his social media policy

...Celtic Manor, it might not matter.While the fairways are wide, the rough is every bit as thick as it was in 2004 at Oakland Hills.Dustin Johnson , as long as anyone at the Ryder Cup, only hit driver off the tee on the par 5s during his practice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-09-28/montgomerie-clarifies-his-so
Golf | Sports
Open to the possibilities

...Tour debut as a qualifier in the 1996 U.S. Open at Oakland Hills, Mr. Gay got down on one knee in his hotel room and...in the PGA Championship, including a tie for 20th at Oakland Hills last year. But it can be argued that this more confident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/18/met_528091.shtml
Metro
Change for the better?

...will be the case Thursday, no matter how he plays. Harrington concedes his confidence level is not where it was at Oakland Hills last August, when he won the PGA Championship. How can it be after missing three cuts in a row? "As we say at home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/17/gol_527939.shtml
Golf
Woods' scorecard takes plunge in first round

...missed his 15-foot par putt. It wasn't quite the first-round meltdown Woods experienced last year at the Open at Oakland Hills outside Detroit. There, Woods held the lead at 3-under only to play the last five holes in 9-over, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/13/oth_209818.shtml
Other sports
Sport benefits from Tiger's timely victory

...golf since Woods had surgery after the U.S. Open. Padraig Harrington won consecutive majors at Royal Birkdale and Oakland Hills. Anthony Kim emerged as a rising star. The Americans won the Ryder Cup. Phil Mickelson rediscovered his game just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/31/gol_516603.shtml
Golf
Tiger squashes controversy

...2005 Presidents Cup. It was the first team competition since their infamous failed partnership in the Ryder Cup at Oakland Hills, so we all presumed we knew what was in these guys' hearts. Late that Sunday afternoon, long after Woods had lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/18/mic_504424.shtml
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