News for Tuesday, November 30, 2010


News 2010 November 30


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Tiger trying to salvage season at Chevron

with the highlights from Tiger Woods’ press conference at Chevron.

He’d prefer to focus on his final chance to salvage the 2010 year, even if it’s at a silly-season event such as the Chevron World Challenge.

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Woods searches for first win in 2010 finale

Tiger Woods attributes his first year without a win to turmoil at home and on the golf course.

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Pettersen relishing final chance to win in ’10

Pettersen still winless

Suzann Pettersen has made a habit of finishing runner-up this season, but she has one final chance to win. Beth Ann Baldry explains.

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Storylines aplenty on eve of Q-School

says there is no shortage of storylines this week at PGA Tour Q-School.

If any players at the final stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School are looking for ways to occupy their time off the course this week, Chris Tidland probably could offer some ideas. He’s been through the drill a few times.

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Q-School lays bare Tour hopefuls’ emotions

says PGA Tour Q-School exposes the rawest emotions in golf.

Skip Kendall instantly changes the channel when he sees Q-School coverage on his TV.

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Notes: Kaymer skips money-grab at Chevron

Kaymer skips Chevron event

Martin Kaymer’s excuse for missing the Chevron – tiresome in its own right – makes sense, given the trend of globe-trotting for cash.

Heartache, jubilation at Q-School final

relays his favorite Q-School pressure-cooker story about Mac O’Grady.

When PGA Tour Q-School begins Wednesday, expect there to be stories of heartache and jubilation at golf’s ultimate pressure-cooker. My favorite story involves Mac O’Grady, and comes courtesy of Gary McCord.

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Lewton advances to Euro Tour Q-School finals

Former N.C. State player Stephen Lewton was among the 72 players who advanced Tuesday from the second stage of European Tour Qualifying to the European Tour’s finals, which begins Saturday.

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White grips quickly invade golf landscape

White grips catch on

White golf grips became a phenomenon in 2010. Golf Pride, Winn and Lamkin introduced white grips that invaded the golf landscape like, well, a snowstorm.

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Stills remains last black to pass Q-School

Adrian Stills profile

It’s been 25 years since a black golfer advanced from Q-School to the PGA Tour. Adrian Stills, the last man to qualify, wonders: Who is next?

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Golfweek’s Best Deals: Pinehurst, N.C.

Pinehurst sometimes is described as America’s home of golf. Some might debate that point, but certainly few spots in this country can match the Sandhills’ golf history and concentration of notable courses.

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Rater’s Notebook: St. George’s G&CC

Rater’s Notebook: St. George’s Golf & Country Club

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St. George’s stands the test of time

St. George’s profile

Every once in a while a course pops up on the radar screen and just speaks to you powerfully and relentlessly. This enchanting place is St. George’s Golf & Country Club.

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Manassero wins Euro Tour’s Rookie of the Year

Matteo Manassero is the PGA European Tour’s Rookie of the Year after becoming the youngest player to win a tour event.

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Couples: Woods will bounce back in 2011

Golf great Fred Couples expects Tiger Woods to play better next year and revive interest in the PGA Tour.