In this issue: March 5, 2010

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Golfweek (March 5, 2010)

Inside the March 5, 2010 issue of Golfweek:

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THE FORECADDIE

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  • Mixed emotions in the caddie yard as honors roll in amid sadness
  • Hecklers at TPC Scottsdale’s zany 16th know their stuff
  • Rees Jones, aka the “U.S. Open Doctor,’’ needs some medical care of his own
  • Rawson stumps for votes the Mojo way
  • ‘Little Boom Boom’ shares one of his boyhood tricks
  • Getting out front for the changes at Olympic for 2012 U.S. Open

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TOY BOX

  • Golf bags: Big or small, it’s your call (By James Achenbach)

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IN THE NEWS

  • Greg Rita, a looping legend of golf’s modern era, is remembered as “a great caddie’’ (By Jim McCabe and Jeff Rude)
  • Golf’s international tours lose four exemptions to the upcoming WGC-CA Championship (By Sean Martin)
  • Tiger Woods’ sponsor deals continue to crumble (By Gene Yasuda)
  • Q&A: Nick Price, World Golf Hall of Fame member, shares insight into Champions Tour (By Jeff Rude)

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VOICES

  • Inside the Ropes: The fun factor in Phoenix is worth copying on Tour (By Jeff Rude)
  • Wired: In John Daly’s words, ‘I can’t take this’ (By Martin Kaufmann)
  • Letters to the Editor

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COMPETITION

  • The Big East: The LPGA’s season-openers in Asia herald a new reality for women’s golf (By Beth Ann Baldry)
  • Ai Miyazata makes it 2-for-2 in Asia, ending any doubt – notably hers – that she belongs with the best (By Beth Ann Baldry)
  • The end is in sight for Juli Inkster, and it might be this year
  • Rosie Jones wins two key endorsements for her 2011 Solheim Cup captaincy
  • Big-game Hunter: Mahan puts in an early bid at Phoenix for a Ryder Cup spot
  • Billy Horschel’s rookie season ends with an injured left wrist
  • Scott Piercy rides a four-day rollercoaster to a tie for eighth
  • Two Monday qualifiers show the depth of Arizona State’s bench
  • Brandt Snedeker finds his game, despite a final-round fall
  • Comeback kids Fran Quinn and Kevin Johnson have taken similar paths in a return to the PGA Tour (By Jim McCabe)
  • Fran Quinn couldn’t qualify for the Phoenix Open, but that didn’t stop him from winning a tournament last week

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COLLEGE

  • Quietly, Wichita State’s Dustin Garza makes some noise with his game (By Sean Martin)
  • San Diego’s men’s team takes a life-changing five-hour diversion in New Orleans (By Sean Martin)
  • The format changes for the Ping/Golfweek Preview this fall
  • Florida State appoints Kate Golden, a former winner on the LPGA, as interim women’s coach

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SCOREBOARD

  • “Golf’s Biggest Stat Sheet’’

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PERSPECTIVE

  • Amateur Braxton Marquez caters to the home crowd in Scottsdale (By Adam Schupak)
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