News for Tuesday, May 28, 2013


News 2013 May 28


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VIDEO: Off the course with Washington (Part II)

PGATOUR.COM went behind the scenes with members of the University of Washington men's golf team as they pursue their first-ever NCAA Championship, led by senior and top-ranked amateur player Chris Williams. This is the second in a series of episodes.

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Familiarity fuels Georgia Tech, Alabama at NCAAs

Alabama knows what it's like to compete on the biggest stage. Georgia Tech knows it's way around the Capital City Club's Crabapple course. And both find themselves in contention after the first round of the NCAA Championship Tuesday in Milton, Ga.

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PAC meets on anchoring with mixed results; bifurcation arises

The PGA Tour Player Advisory Council met Tuesday, but no clear stance was taken on anchoring, and the idea of bifurcation seems to be gaining momentum, according to Davis Love III.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: The Memorial

Four wins in 2013. Five wins at Memorial. So it is no shock that Tiger Woods would register as the favorite this week at the house that Jack Nicklaus built. A look at our predictions.

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NCAA notebook: Cal rallies behind Hagy's 66

Despite an uncharacteristic slow start, top-ranked Cal rallied behind junior Brandon Hagy to post a 3-under 277 and is seven shots off the lead after the first round.

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In this issue: May 31, 2013

Inside the May 31, 2013 issue of Golfweek:

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Toy Box: Weekley wields graphite iron shafts

Graphite iron shafts received a boost at the Crowne Plaza Invitational as Boo Weekley won with Aldila RIP Tour prototype graphite shafts in his Cleveland irons.

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At NCAAs, match play upstages the medalist

With a new focus being put on pushing the NCAA individual competition to 72 holes, our Lance Ringler walks through how the race for medalist has lost its luster.

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NCAA trip rewards Ball State's Yestingsmeier

Earl Yestingsmeier has missed only three tournaments over the last 51 years for Ball State University. Here's the catch: The last 15 years have been as a retired former coach.

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Oklahoma teams play and pray for tornado victims

Oklahoma teams play and pray for storm victims

A week after a tornado killed 24 people in Moore, Okla., Oklahoma and Oklahoma State opened play at the NCAA Championship Tuesday at the Capital City Club's Crabapple course in Milton, Ga.

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ASU's Rahm (61) takes individual lead at NCAAs

Arizona State freshman Jon Rahm was 'en fuego' on Tuesday during the first round of the NCAA Championship at The Capital City Club's Crabapple Course. Rahm shot a 9-under 61, which included 10 birdies and a bogey.

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Woods to return to Turkey for European event

Tiger Woods is returning to Turkey in the fall to play a European Tour event, this time over 72 holes of stroke play.

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Day, Manassero among 26 added to U.S. Open field

Jason Day, Ian Poulter and Nicolas Colsaerts were among 26 golfers earning full exemptions into the U.S. Open on Tuesday, set to take place June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.

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Despite injuries, Florida back at NCAAs

When it comes to injuries and illnesses, Florida head coach Buddy Alexander has been fortunate. That is, until this season, as the Gators have battled numerous injuries to advance to their 13th straight NCAA Championship.

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Stone claims five-shot Memorial Am victory

In the 16-year history of the Memorial Amateur, no golfer has broken 200 for 54 holes at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course. That still holds true, but on a cloudy Memorial Day, Stockton’s Joshua Stone came as close as any player