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McGinley had control of European Tour tee times

By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Eight years ago as the Ryder Cup qualifying was ending, 10 of the top 20 players in the U.S. standings...full story
updated 2014-09-30 11:22 PM
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McGinley had control of European Tour tee times
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

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