News for Tuesday, July 27, 2010

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Futures Tour sorry for DQ, vows changes

The Futures Tour apologized to rookie Sarah Brown and promised changes after mistakenly disqualifying her in a dispute over wedge grooves.

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Commentary: Today, Canon Cup; tomorrow, Ivy League

Being a pro golfer might be the dream shared by all this week at the Canon Cup. But as Jim McCabe writes, Seiji Liu has a different plan.

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Notes: Cut policy, Olympics and Beem’s back

Good thing for Carl Pettersson that the PGA Tour amended its cut policy two years ago.

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Oxfordshire GC adds hotel, new caddie service

The Oxfordshire, a 50-room hotel and spa northwest of London near the M40 motorway, opened this month, complementing the existing Oxfordshire Golf Club.

Fantasy Aces: Greenbrier Classic

The PGA Tour makes its inaugural stop at the Greenbrier Classic this week. Who are the Fantasy Aces picking?

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Wyndham event now cell-phone friendly

Fans will be able to bring their cell phones on the course at next month’s Wyndham Championship.

In this issue: July 30, 2010

Inside the July 30, 2010 issue of Golfweek:

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Toy Box notes: Ping revives Scottsdale

The name Scottsdale is part of Ping lore. The original Ping Scottsdale Anser putter is one of the most highly sought golf clubs in the world.

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Bailey named head coach at Marquette

Marquette hired former Northwestern associate head coach Steve Bailey as its head men’s golf coach, MU announced Tuesday.

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Re-instated amateur stoked for Tour start

Jonathan Bartlett walked from his nearby home to the first tee at the Greenbrier’s Old White Course for a date with destiny.

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Oklahoma signee, 18, dies in car crash

Kyle Lewis, a University of Oklahoma signee, died Monday in a single-car accident, just hours after playing in his final high-school golf tournament. He was 18.

Bahrain event added to Euro Tour schedule

The European Tour has added a tournament in Bahrain to its schedule, bringing to five the number of events it will hold next year in the Middle East.

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Successfully managing your swing thoughts

The range is for practice and the course is for playing the game. So how does a successful golfer separate the two? James Achenbach explores.

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Long-range 3-woods: Pushing the limits

The greatest strides recently made by manufacturers trying to reach the COR limit may be in fairway woods, especially 3-woods. James Achenbach explains.

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Events to watch: Porter Cup, Pacific Coast Am

The summer is rolling along and there are two more great tournaments this week –the Porter Cup and the Pacific Coast Amateur. Here’s what you can expect . . .

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Q&A: Bob Huggins, W.Va. basketball coach

If West Virginia had a Mount Rushmore, Bob Huggins’ face would be on it. He took WVU, his alma mater, to basketball’s Final Four this spring in his third season back in Morgantown.