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Rory McIlroy wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and gets back to No. 1

AKRON, Ohio - From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.In his first start since a wire-to-wire win at the British Open, McIlroy wiped out a three-shot deficit in only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-03/rory-mcilroy-wins-wgc-bridge
Michaux: McIlroy, not Woods, is now man to beat in majors

...just nice to be able to win a few tournaments and get back to where I feel like I should be ? which is near the top of the world rankings and competing in majors and winning golf tournaments."It's perhaps time to accept that golf has indeed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-05/michaux-mcilroy-not-woods-no
Big names running out of time to lock up spots in Ryder Cup

...Mahan (No. 34). AMERICAN FALL: American golfers suddenly have their work cut out for them to get back toward the top of the world ranking.Justin Rose, of England, won at Congressional. Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, won the British Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-22/big-names-running-out-time-l
Michaux: U.S. pro golfers, headed by Tiger Woods, are back on top of the world

...declaration of "being back" slip freely from the tip of every tongue.It's official now: American golf is back on top of the world.What, you were expecting something else?Yeah, yeah, yeah ? Tiger Woods resumed his birthright as the No. 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-03-26/michaux-us-pro-golfers-heade
After Clemson, tough fight for second in Fairbanks tournament

...not too much of a stretch to predict that the second Top of the World Classic will be divided into two parts: No. 5 Clemson...to the nation's northernmost university. In the Top of the World, the Division II Nanooks are giving themselves an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/21/oth_217859.shtml
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Clemson, S.C. to play basketball in 10-minute quarters

...happened. The Tigers will play three games at the Top of the World Classic in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Nov. 21-23 with...rule before playing in Fairbanks. Other teams in the Top of the World tournament include Tulsa, Mississippi State, Southwest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/01/oth_210698.shtml
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Clemson's Barnes pleased with team's first loss?

...Tigers (3-1) lost their spot in the top five at the Top of the World Shootout in Fairbanks, Alaska, Sunday, falling 84-71...we'll be all right," Barnes said. Anyway, the Top of the World Shootout was just another step at taking his Tigers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/26/oth_218118.shtml
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Columbus claims Class AAAA girls state golf title

...257 to beat Dalton by two strokes in the Class AAAA Girls State Championship at Waynesboro Country Club."I'm on top of the world," coach Chris Spraggins said. "I've coached a lot of sports, and this is my first state championship. It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-05-19/columbus-claims-class
Adam Scott will be the new No. 1 next week

...The alternative is to follow what Nick Faldo, Ian Woosnam and Lee Westwood did the first time they reached the top of the world ranking.Nothing.This is the official nightmare of the Official World Golf Ranking.Scott had four mathematical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-13/adam-scott-will-be-new-no-1-
Tiger Woods' days at No. 1 are numbered

...majors.It's also worth noting that since Woods first went to No. 1 in 1997, only one American has occupied the top of the world ranking.That was David Duval in 1999.TRAVELERS LINEUP: Four of the top 35 golfers in the world have added their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-29/tiger-woods-days-no-1-are-nu