News for Tuesday, November 15, 2011


News 2011 November 15


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Despite the rule, don't expect a tie at the Prez Cup

In 2003, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els were thrown back on the course in a sudden-death playoff to try and crown a winner. After three holes, the captains settled for a tie. Don't expect that in 2011.

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Notes: Clark relishes spot as Prez Cup assistant

Presidents Cup notes

Tim Clark would rather be playing in the Presidents Cup, but he's OK with his assistant captaincy.

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Pairings: Opening foursomes at Presidents Cup

Pairings and tee times for the opening foursomes matches of the Presidents Cup.

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Woods, Scott to meet in opening Prez Cup session

Woods to meet Scott, Williams

The opening Presidents Cup session will feature Tiger Woods in the same group as ex-caddie Steve Williams. Jeff Rude isn't expecting any outbursts – just an extra-motivated Woods.

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Bivens' candor, humor highlight LPGA ceremony

Former LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens made a rare public appearance in the golf industry Monday night, introducing Patti Benson at the LPGA Teaching & Club Pros Hall of Fame banquet at Grand Cypress Resort.

Southwestern Am to move to Desert Mountain in '13

Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., has announced it will host the Southwestern Amateur beginning in 2013, according to Club and Resort Business.

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A hole-by-hole look at Royal Melbourne

A hole-by-hole description of Royal Melbourne, the site of the 2011 Presidents Cup.

Contaminated club loses ruling in Japanese court

So you think your club’s got problems? Consider the plight of Sunfield Nihonmatsu Golf Club in Japan.

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This week in the world of golf . . .

The Presidents Cup, to be played at Royal Melbourne in Australia, is the marquee event in the world of golf this week.

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Woods-Stricker pairing not a certainty

Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, unbeatable in the last Presidents Cup, might not be playing together for every match at Royal Melbourne.