News for Monday, April 11, 2011


News 2011 April 11


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Monday Top 5: Mizzou stays perfect in the spring

Mizzou stays perfect

The Missouri men's team stayed perfect in the spring season, while San Diego State's J.J. Spaun became the first back-to-back winner of one event since Phil Mickelson. MONDAY TOP 5

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Restoration leaves Pinehurst better than ever

Rater's notebook

After a radical restoration, Pinehurst No. 2 is better than ever. Bradley S. Klein explains.

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Masters draws second-best rating in 10 years

The final round of the Masters drew its second-highest preliminary television rating in 10 years.

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Asian Tour, IMG pairing expands TV audience

says the Asian Tour is striving to showcase its players to a worldwide TV audience.

With Asian players increasingly making their way into PGA Tour events and major championships, they’re gaining more air time on U.S. broadcasts.

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Winner’s Circle: April 4-10, 2011

See what the winners had in their bags.

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Edwin Watts expands in S.C, enters St. Louis market

Edwin Watts Golf Shops announced a significant expansion of its retail network, particularly in South Carolina, and additional emphasis on custom fitting.

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Player of the Week: Kendall Prince

Kendall Prince, of Lake Oswego, Ore., shot 3-over 145 (72-73) at the Diablo Grande Golf & Country Club's Ranch Course in Patterson, Calif., to win the AJGA Junior at Diable Grande by one shot.

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Player of the Week: Julian Lerda

Julian Lerda, of Buenos Aires, Argentina, shot 2-under 142 (72-70) at Diable Grand Golf and Country Club’s Ranch Course in Patterson, Calif., to win the AJGA Junior at the Diablo Grande by one shot.

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A few college golf facts to keep in mind

has a few interesting facts to ponder as the college golf season winds down.

As the college golf season winds down, Asher Wildman throws out some interesting facts to look over as the season winds down.

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Did you know: Masters champ Charl Schwartzel

Charl Schwartzel: Did you know?

Charl Schwartzel broke through for his first major title Sunday at the Masters. Here are five things you may not know about the 26-year-old South African.

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Player of the week: Katerina Ruzickova, Texas A&M

With a final-round 3-under 69, the Aggies freshman from the Czech Republic won the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate, her first college victory.

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Player of the week: J.J. Spaun, San Diego State

The Aztecs junior successfully defended his 2010 title at the ASU/Thunderbird Invitational, winning by a shot after posting rounds of 70-69-67 for a 7-under 206 total.

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Team of the week: Oregon

The Ducks won for the second time this season when they captured the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate by a stroke over Texas A&M. Led by Ashley Edwards’ runner-up finish, the Ducks placed four players inside the top 13.

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Team of the week: USC

The Trojans won the ASU/Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., by 14 shots over San Diego State with a 15-under 837 total. The victory is the Trojans’ first this season