News for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

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Caddie blog: Ready to rock at Oakmont

It’s the day before the tournament, so Maria’s practice session was more about fine-tuning than anything else.

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Underdog ams to watch at Oakmont

There are 29 amateurs in the field at the U.S. Women’s Open. Here are five that you may not have heard of who could make a splash this week:

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After injury, Stricker eager to defend Deere title

Hanging out at home sits well with Steve Stricker – for a while, anyway. But after six weeks off at his Madison, Wis., home, Stricker is eager to defend his title at the John Deere Classic.

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It’s back to business for McDowell

Graeme McDowell is having a tough time getting back into gear. No wonder, after two weeks of celebrating his U.S. Open win at Pebble Beach.

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Oakmont: Golf’s version of downhill slalom

What will it take to win at Oakmont? A fantastic short game (check); accurate positioning (check); nerves of steel (check twice?).

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Commentary: Latin pipeline needs to be tapped

The Villegas brothers are proof of the success that Latin American golfers can achieve. But there is still more we can do to help, writes Sean Martin.

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Mickelson in Scotland prepping for British

Phil Mickelson is hooked on speed – swing speed, that is. Get ready for the left-hander to unleash a number of colossal drives in the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond this week.

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Japanese veterans hit the fast lane at Lexus

Hiroyuki Fujita and Toru Taniguchi resume their intriguing battle of wills in this week’s 150 million yen (US$1.7 million) Championship by Lexus.

Asian bodies press Finchem for expansion plans

Tim Finchem will be a man in demand next week. During his visit to St. Andrews for the 150th anniversary Open Championship, the U.S. PGA Tour commissioner will be asked to reveal his intentions for Asian expansion. In response to Finchem’s latest comments about the possibility of launching a late-season Far East swing, senior officials from the Asian Tour and OneAsia Tour said they will seek clarification from him.

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Having fun with the Kims

Each year it seems as though the LPGA adds a fresh set of Kims, Lees and Parks to its ever-growing Korean roster.

Amateur Team event offers glimpse of future

The European Amateur Team Championship is another in a long line of amateur tournaments that gets lost in the plethora of amateur golf played in Europe. Pity, because this is the place to look to see Europe’s stars of the future.

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Driven to succeed: Mickelson goes long in Scotland

Phil Mickelson is hooked on speed – swing speed, that is. Get ready for the left-hander to unleash a number of colossal drives in the Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond this week.

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At John Deere, bring birdies (and passport)

“Have passport, will travel” is one of the storylines this week at the John Deere Classic. For 132 players, the tournament begins with fresh hope that their passport still can be stamped for Scotland and a shot at the Claret Jug.

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As will to win fades, Mallon, 47, retires

Meg Mallon’s withdrawal from this week’s U.S. Women’s Open is more permanent than it appears.

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Spotlight shines on Ishikawa and Scottish pairing

Japanese teenager Ryo Ishikawa will be thrust into the limelight when he partners with Phil Mickelson and Camilo Villegas in the first two rounds of this week’s Barclays Scottish Open.

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Complete 2010 British Open coverage

Golfweek.com is on the ground at St. Andrews to bring you an up-close look at the 2010 British Open. Check back daily as Golfweek.com brings you all the action from St. Andrews, Scotland.

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A salute to the memory of ‘Fish’

Mickey Fisher viewed a golf course with an educator’s eye. It was a place for life’s lessons: rules, etiquette and sportsmanship. Steve Harmon explains.

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Women take on Oakmont

At the U.S. Women's Open this week, expect hard and fast greens, daunting bunkers and scorching heat. Simply put, the Oakmont Country Club could be the most challenging venue these women have ever faced.

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Fantasy Aces: John Deere Classic

Golfweek's Fantasy Aces make their picks for the John Deere Classic.

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Caddie blog: Preparing for Oakmont

This week I have the privilege to caddie for LPGA rooke Maria Hernandez, the 2009 NCAA champion/Player of the Year).

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Commentary: Hate to be Rude: Tiger’s Open key? Putting

Putting problems continued for Tiger Woods last week at the AT&T National. As Jeff Rude writes, that’s not going to fly at St. Andrews.

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Mardan earns spot in inaugural Asia Pacific Classic

Mardan Mamat topped the 24-strong field this week with a two-day total of 138 at West Java’s Emeralda Golf Club to clinch a lucrative starting spot in October’s inaugural US $6 million CIMB Asia Pacific Classic.

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Women's Open field keeps getting younger

Alexis Thompson is only 15, so young that some of the other teenagers who are eagerly seeking her autograph at the U.S. Women's Open are years older than she is.

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Five amateurs to watch at the Women’s Open

The U.S. Women’s Open, which gets underway Thursday, has 29 amateurs in the field.

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