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Norlander ditches long putter at CordeValle

says Henrik Norlander’s game is shining on a tough CordeValle layout.

Augusta State’s Henrik Norlander went back to the short putter at the Gifford Collegiate, and the move already is paying off. Sean Martin explains.

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UCLA rides Cantlay’s 67 to lead at CordeValle

UCLA leads at CordeValle

Freshman Patrick Cantlay led the UCLA charge Nov. 8 at CordeValle, proving why he is one of the nation’s top freshmen. Sean Martin reports.

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UCLA players adopt numbers on uniforms

explains what is unique about the uniforms worn by the UCLA men’s golf team.

Ever since O.D. Vincent started wearing ties at UCLA, the Bruins have been known for doing things a little differently.

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Woods arrives in Melbourne for title defense

Tiger Woods has arrived in Melbourne to defend his Australian Masters golf title, a year after his visit to the city sparked reports of infidelity which damaged his career and tarnished his public image.

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Woods looks to defend Australian Masters title

Tiger Woods has arrived in Melbourne to defend his Australian Masters golf title, a year after his visit to the city sparked reports of infidelity that damaged his career and tarnished his public image.

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UCLA wins Pac-10/SEC Challenge by 11 shots

UCLA wins Pac-10/SEC

Stephanie Kono and the UCLA Bruins cruised to an 11-shot victory Nov. 7 at the Pac-10/SEC Challenge. It’s their second consecutive victory this season.

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Poulter unveils white Cobra driver in Shanghai

says aside from making a fashion statement, Ian Poulter made a splash on the equipment front, too, using an all-white Cobra driver.

James Achenbach says Ian Poulter is more than an apparel aficionado. At the HSBC Champions, the Cobra staffer made a play to become an equipment trend-setter, too, by unveiling a white-headed driver.

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Wronowski elected PGA of America president

PGA names new president

Allen Wronowski of Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, Md., took the helm Nov. 6 of the PGA of America as its president, and Derek Sprague was elected the association's secretary.

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Golfweek’s Best Deals: Gulf Coast

When golf industry executives talk about emerging markets, they’re usually referring to China, various points in South America, even India. But you don’t need to go that far.

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Thumbs up: UCLA | Thumbs down: Lamar

gives the UCLA ladies some kudos in his final "thumbs up, thumbs down" of the fall.

The fall season is just about over and players will be headed home for the winter break. In the mean time, let’s do one more “thumbs up and thumbs down” before we fill up on turkey.

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Winner’s Circle: Nov. 1-7, 2010

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Player of the Week: Sam Chun

Sam Chun, of Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., shot 2-under 142 (71-71) at Reunion (Fla.) Resort’s Independence Course to win the Golfweek Junior Invitational by three shots.

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Player of the Week: Doris Chen

Doris Chen, of Bradenton, Fla., shot 1-under 143 (72-71) at Reunion (Fla.) Resort’s Independence Course to win the Golfweek Junior Invitational by six shots.

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McQuiston (No. 49, 2011) commits to Boston College

has given a verbal commitment to Boston College.

Cristina McQuiston has given a verbal commitment to play for Boston College in the fall of 2011. McQuiston chose the school after considering Duke, Penn, Brown, Kentucky, Richmond and Furman.

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Tiger returns to Thailand, wins just one skin

Tiger Woods returned to his mother’s home country for a four-man charity skins tournament on Monday and left soon after winning only one hole in another disappointing performance.