News for Friday, December 18, 2009


News 2009 December 18


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Pavin thinks Woods will be good as ever

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Corey Pavin says Tiger Woods will be as strong a player as ever when he comes back from his marital turmoil and self-imposed break from golf.

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Woods wins PGA Tour Player of the Year

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Tiger Woods has won the PGA Tour player of the year award in a vote by the players, the 10th time in his career he has won the award.

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Martin in position for second straight win

PAARL, South Africa – Spain’s Pablo Martin moved into position for his second straight victory, shooting a 4-under 68 on Friday in the South African Open to take a two-stroke lead over Denmark’s Anders Hansen.

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Lawyer: Drug charges not linked to Woods

Tiger Woods is in no way linked to the drug-related criminal charges brought against a Canadian sports doctor who treated the superstar golfer, the doctor’s lawyer said Friday.

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Tag to limit use of Woods’ image in ads

Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer said Friday that it will “downscale” its use of Tiger Woods’ image in its advertising campaigns for the foreseeable future.

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Hindsight can come with double vision

says don’t blame the golf media for missing Tiger’s transgressions.

It’s amazing how you can almost be guilty by association. How someone else’s transgressions can quickly morph into an attack on the press -- or in this case, the golf media.

Canadian teams selected for Copa de las Americas

Matt Hill, Nick Taylor, Jennifer Kirby and Stephanie Sherlock were selected to play for Canada at the Copa de las Americas being held January 6-9 at Buenos Aires Golf Club and Olivos Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Finchem opens up in private video

explains what PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said in a private video message to players and agents.

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem emailed a private video message to players and agents Friday morning, discussing what to expect in 2010 as the Tour copes with Tiger Woods’ absence and continued economic struggles.

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Parting thoughts from the LPGA in 2009

Reflecting on the LPGA season

What do Michelle Wie, Hogan's tree and dropped phone calls have in common? They all fit into Beth Ann Baldry's list of observations from covering the LPGA in 2009.

PGA National reopens Honda host course

The Champion Course at PGA National Resort & Spa, which hosts the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic, will reopen from overseeding Dec. 19.