News for Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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Hate to be Rude: Why Hank left Tiger

Hate to be Rude

You might not agree with how Tiger Woods swings a driver, but Hank Haney can leave proudly. Jeff Rude explains.

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Players memorializing Blasberg at LPGA event

with the mood at the Bell Micro Classic, where players are memorializing Erica Blasberg.

Players are wearing purple ribbons at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic in memory of Erica Blasberg, the 25-year-old LPGA member who was found dead in her Henderson, Nev., home Sunday afternoon.

Jones picks 2011 Solheim Cup assistants

Rosie Jones has selected Juli Inkster and Sherri Steinhauer as her assistant captains for the 2011 U.S. Solheim Cup.

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New details emerge in Blasberg death

LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg had her bags packed for a tournament in Alabama when she died suddenly at her home in suburban Henderson, her agent said Tuesday. Police aren’t saying how she died.

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Glover grows from Sawgrass experience

McCabe: Glover rolls at Sawgrass

Lucas Glover wasn’t a big winner at The Players Championship. But several things stood out about his third-place finish. Jim McCabe explains.

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Mickelson commits to play in Memorial

Masters champion Phil Mickelson has committed to play in the Memorial Tournament next month.

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Blasberg, Puma were a perfect match

remembers Erica Blasberg, who was a perfect match for Puma’s colorful brand.

Erica Blasberg’s sudden death last weekend has saddened and stunned golf fans, friends and family worldwide.

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Toy Box notes: Clark’s new wedge shaft

True Temper was buzzing with excitement after The Players champion Tim Clark became the first player to win with the new low-launch DG Spinner wedge shaft.

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Training aids: Simple and easy to use

Simple and easy to use

Some form of golf training aids has been around for more than 100 years. James Achenbach takes a look at three unique options.

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Thompson, 15, to make pro debut in June

Thompson to make pro debut

Alexis Thompson will make her professional debut June 14-20 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic in southern New Jersey. Golfweek first reported this news in the April 9 issue of the magazine.

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Q&A: South Carolina coach Kalen Anderson

asked South Carolina coach Kalen Anderson what it felt like to top to her old boss at regionals.

South Carolina may be given the official “Cinderella” title for the postseason. The Gamecocks won the East Regional by two shots over Tennessee and four shots over Auburn and Duke. Head coach Kalen Anderson stopped by my corner to talk about the team’s accomplishment and what she learned as an assistant coach at Duke.

NEW VIDEO: Make Me Over (Episode 5)

Ever hear the phrase “practice how you play?” I’ll show you how dressing better can also help you perform better.

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Vote: Who will be Woods’ next swing coach?

Who will be Woods’ next swing coach?