News for Monday, February 25, 2013


News 2013 February 25


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Final spots in next WGC event on the line at Honda

In the wake of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, several players have secured spots in the next WGC event – the Cadillac Championship, to be played March 7-10 at Trump Doral.

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Haskins Watch List players add to win totals

North Carolina State's Albin Choi, Cal's Joel Stalter, TCU's Julien Brun and Texas' Brandon Stone added to their season victory totals, capturing individual tournament titles during the past week.

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Winner's Circle: Feb. 18-24, 2013

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Shaft Month: Matrix aims to make fitting simple

Shaftmaker Matrix has taken a giant step toward simplifying shaft fitting. The company’s new Flight System contains three designations for shafts: Black Tie (low trajectory), Red Tie (mid trajectory) and White Tie (high trajectory).

Player of the week: Thomas Yint

Thomas Yint, of Burma, won the Boys 16-19 division at the FCWT event at Plantation Inn in Crystal River, Fla.

Player of the week: Emmy Martin

Emmy Martin, of Odessa, Fla., shot a final round 3-under 69, the only under par round of the tournament, to finish seven shots clear of the field during the Florida Junior Tour at Southwood GC.

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Team of the week: California

The Golden Bears, No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won their sixth title in seven starts this year, claiming the John Burns Intercollegiate by 27 shots over No. 4 New Mexico, which ended Cal's five-event winning streak in their last meeting, at the Arizona Intercollegiate.

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Player of the week: Joel Stalter, Cal

The junior from Amneville, France, won the John Burns Intercollegiate by eight shots over teammate Max Homa.

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U.S. Junior champ Shim, 18, turns pro

Andy Shim, the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur champion, has decided to turn pro, Golfweek learned Monday.

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Finchem: Singh case to be resolved ‘relatively soon'

The fate of major champion Vijay Singh, who has admitted to using a substance banned by the PGA Tour, should be decided “relatively soon,” commissioner Tim Finchem said.

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Nicklaus, Phelps headline new Golf Channel season

provides a sneak peek of "Feherty" and "The Haney Project," which are set to debut new seasons on Golf Channel.

The Golf Channel is set to debut new seasons of "Feherty" and "The Haney Project" tonight, and our Martin Kaufmann gives you a sneak peek at what you can expect.