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  • Golf vs the economy: Europe and US neck and neck?

    Europe may have the edge over the U.S. when it comes to golf, but as the Ryders Cup approaches, CNBC takes a look at the similarities between the economy and the course.

  • Ryder Cup:  Will US or EU give above-par returns?

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore tee off and discuss whether the U.S. or Europe is the best place to invest for above-par returns.

  • Teeing up for the Ryder Cup

    Dave Briggs, NBC Sports, discusses how the Americans can win the coveted Ryder Cup without Tiger Woods.

  • File photo: Anna Nordqvist of Sweden drives at the 18th hole in the dark lit by the clubhouse of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews during the second round of the 2007 Ricoh Womens British Open Championship.

    The "Home of Golf" is about to find out if its doors are open to women.

  • President Barack Obama lines up a putt on the first green at the Farm Neck Golf Club on August 9, 2014 in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.

    Several elite golf courses in the New York area turned down chances to host President Obama over Labor Day weekend, WNBC reports.

  • Obama rejected at top NY golf clubs: Report

    Several elite golf courses in the New York area turned down chances to host President Barack Obama over Labor Day weekend, WNBC's Jonathan Dienst reported Wednesday.

  • Why golf and trading are similar...

    Gio Valiante, author of Fearless Golf, says there are "enormous" parallels between being a professional golfer and being a trader.

  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns the ball in a match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during a Rogers Cup Toronto semi-final match in Toronto, Canada.

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports tennis creates some of the wealthiest athletes in the world.

  • Top picks at US open

    Former pro tennis player and coach and ESPN tennis analyst Brad Gilbert, discusses the hot names in tennis at this year's U.S. Open.

  • Squawk sports: Tennis vs. golf

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports from the U.S. Open in Queens, New York, and shares what Roger Federer had to say about what golf can learn from the sport of tennis.

  • Keys to coaching Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods announced he will no longer be working with this swing coach. What's next for Tiger, with Brandon Chamblee, Golf Channel lead analyst.

  • PGA & Liberty National ink marquee deal

    PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, and Paul Fireman, Liberty National co-founder, announce a new 25-year partnership between the PGA and Liberty National including playing host to the 2017 Presidents Cup.

  • Pro golfer Adam Scott 'marketer's dream'

    Professional golfer Adam Scott speaks to the "Fast Money Halftime Report" team about his partnerships with brands like Uniqlo, and the outlook for the sport of golf.

  • Rise of Rory McIlroy

    CNBC's Dominic Chu spoke to PGA champion Rory McIlroy about inspiring young kids and his role in the future 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.

    CNBC's Dominic Chu spoke to PGA golfer Rory McIlroy about competition in the sport, and how he plans to keep his success going.

  • 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.