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Tee times: McIlroy, Johnson, Bradley paired at Shell

Dustin Johnson, Keegan Bradley and Rory McIlroy will make up the featured group for the first two rounds at the Shell Houston Open. Check out the tee times.

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In this issue: March 29, 2013

Inside the March 29, 2013 issue of Golfweek.

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Toy Box: Versa's paint scheme attracts attention

Odyssey is busy on the PGA Tour with players either switching to new Versa putters or requesting Versa paint jobs on their existing putter models (the Versa putter head has alternating sections of black and white).

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Notes: Don't think Tiger without thinking Rory, too

Surely, Tiger Woods is at the forefront of golf fans' minds after his winning week in Orlando -- but this week, thoughts turn to Rory McIlroy in Houston.

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Oregon wins Duck Invitational by 3 over SMU

An opening round of 6 under carries the Oregon Ducks men's golf team to a win in its host event, topping the SMU Mustangs by 3.

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Duke claims third title of season at Bulls Bay

Duke, ranked No. 9 by Golfweek, won the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday, while North Carolina State’s Albin Choi fell two shots short of his fifth victory of the season.

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Notre Dame, Armstrong win at Briar's Creek

Notre Dame won the Briar’s Creek Invitational on Tuesday, by finishing eight shots ahead of runner-up Maryland.

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Myers Park to chase Palmetto defense with 5 returners

The Palmetto High School Golf Championship takes place March 28-30 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and will include 41 teams from around the country.

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Simpson hopes he's rediscovering top form

A strong showing at Tavistock Cup, where Webb Simpson earned medalist honors amid strong winds at Isleworth, has the U.S. Open champion hoping he's rounding his game back into shape.

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Junior Invitational at Sage Valley unveils new-look website

The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley has unveiled its new-look website, just a month away from hosting its third annual tournament on April 26-28.

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How it Happened: Tiger Woods' team wins Tavistock

Tiger Woods, a day after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational to regain the World No. 1 ranking, will take part in today's Tavistock Cup, teeing off at 11:05 a.m. in an 18-hole stroke-play singles competition. Follow now!

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SuperStroke innovations aim to help putting

The original oversized SuperStroke was designed to take hands out of the stroke. That innovation has led to an array of putting grips and growing popularity on the pro tours.

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TaylorMade's latest Spider: a high-MOI blade

Calling it the first high MOI-style blade putter, TaylorMade officials showcased the latest addition to its Spider family of putters.

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Rude: Feherty, McCord provide levity at Tavistock Cup

None of the 24 contestants among the Multimillionaires Boys Club was spared the playful needle Tuesday at hoity-artsy Isleworth. Golf could use more of the clowning and fun on a regular basis.

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Matsuyama announces plans to turn professional

Two-time Asia-Pacific Amateur champion Hideki Matsuyama announced he will turn pro next month, according to Japanese media reports.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Shell Houston Open

While Keegan Bradley is the cumulative favorite this week by our fantasy panel, but it is one pick that stands out: Rory McIlroy. Is the World No. 2 ready to return to the winner's circle?

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McIlroy congratulates Tiger, who gives a push

Rory McIlroy heads to this week's Shell Houston Open no longer the world's No. 1 golfer, having ceded the spot to Tiger Woods, but he takes it as a natural, cyclical downturn.

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Callaway's X Hot 3Deep hits the Tour

Callaway has unveiled the X Hot 3Deep fairway wood, which is intended primarily for golfers seeking a second driving club off the tee.

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New EA Sports Tiger game offers dose of reality

In a world dominated by video games, the new EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour '14 game offers an opportunity to not only have fun, but learn about the game from its legends.

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Watson all moved into new home as Augusta nears

Bubba Watson is all settled into his new home in Isleworth, and it's already been a great feeling for the defending Masters champion, who is taking part in his second Tavistock Cup, his last event before a return trip to Augusta National.