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  • Golf's popularity problem

    NBC Sports anchor David Briggs thinks "golf is dying on a limb." CNBC's Dominic Chu makes the case there is some over-hype over the demise of golf.

  • Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays his third shot to the seventh hole during the final round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 10, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Coming off his latest major win, golfer Rory McIlroy told CNBC he feels a duty to help drive the popularity of the sport as participation levels slide.

  • Upswing for golf coming?

    PGA golfer Rory McIlroy and Cindy Davis, Nike golf president speak to CNBC's Dominic Chu, about bringing a younger generation into the sport of golf.

  • President Gerald Ford plays golf during the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in Palm Desert, Calif., Feb. 15, 1995.

    On Throwback Thursday, the "Squawk Alley" crew looks back at the golf fashion of President Gerald Ford and modern technology employed President Obama on a recent round of golf.

  • Golf is a family game: Clubcore CEO

    Eric Affeldt, Clubcorp president & CEO, reveals plans to expand the reach of golf to include the entire family. It's a game that's a heck of a lot of fun for people of all ages, says Affeldt.

  • Rain didn't dampen Rory's big win

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports anchor, shares his thoughts on 25-year old Rory McIIroy's PGA Championship win.

  • Tiger teeing off at PGA's Valhalla

    David Briggs, NBC Sports anchor, discusses the PGA's final major of the year and whether fans can expect to see Tiger Woods win.

  • Customers play at the opening of Topgolf’s Scottsdale, Ariz., location.

    The good news: Many young adults haven't left the game completely—they just want a cheaper, more engaging experience.

  • Tiger Woods tees off July 20 during the final round of the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England.

    Golf in the U.S. is on the decline. And if there's one big reason, look to one player, says an expert.

  • Rickie Fowler's plan to save golf and 'play 9'

    Rickie Fowler, PGA golfer, discusses his new initiative to get golfers back on the green. Also Fowler says it's really "cool" to be able to call Boone Pickens a "good friend."

  • Power Rundown: Netflix to report; Shorter workweek

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Julia Boorstin and Dominic Chu, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including whether the workweek should be cut down to 3 days, and the number to watch from Netflix's earnings.

  • Individual Putt-Putt locations have offered everything from laser tag to restaurants, but for the first time it's become a franchise model.

  • Tiger Woods' big comeback

    Tiger Woods is playing in his first golf tournament since back surgery in March. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Tiger Woods follows his drive during a practice round for the Quicken Loans National at Congressional Country Club on June 25, 2014 in Bethesda, Maryland.

    Tiger Woods returned to the links Thursday at the Quicken Loans National after back surgery. A lot more than golf is at stake.

  • Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods is playing in his first golf tourney since back surgery in March, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. StubHub reports ticket prices increased after Tiger announced plans to return to the PGA Tour, says Javers.

  • Tiger Woods is back...but are his fans?

    After returning from back surgery, Tiger Woods teed off from the Quicken Loans National tournament Thursday in Maryland. CNBC's Eamon Javers wanted to find out whether fans of the superstar golfer returned as well.

  • Power Rundown: Mcilroy's golf clubs found

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin says Twitter is "fantastic for accountability," as the "Power Rundown" crew discusses how Rory Mcilroy found his golf clubs after they didn't arrive along with his United Airlines flight to the Irish Open.

  • Golfer Jason Day partners with Concur

    Professional golfer Jason Day now ranks 7th in the world after finishing in the top 10 at the U.S. Open. He discusses his sponsorship deal with Concur at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

  • Runaway at US Open

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports "Sportsdash" host, reports on all the action at the U.S. Open this weekend as Matin Kaymer wins the 114th event by eight strokes.

  • Golf in the rough

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports 5 million fewer people are playing golf than a decade ago.