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Coaches discuss new ways to crown NCAA champ

says college coaches are discussing better ways of crowning the individual NCAA champion.

The most-discussed item among NCAA Division I coaches at the Golf Coaches Association of America annual convention, which concluded Wednesday at the Tropicana Resort and Casino, barely was mentioned at any of the formal sessions.

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Q-School stands for quality, so why change it?

Q-School has its flaws, sure, but it also has its share of benefits – namely simplicity and openness. Why change that?

In this issue: Dec. 9-16, 2011

Inside the Dec. 9-16, 2011 issue of Golfweek:

S.F.’s Sharp Park suffers political setback

A measure designed to expedite the closure of San Francisco’s Sharp Park Golf Course narrowly passed Dec. 6.

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Golfweek’s Best: Casino Courses 2011

Best Casino Courses of 2011

Shadow Creek still stands atop casino courses list.

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McCabe: Mulligans for those in need in 2011

McCabe: 2011 do-overs

Our Jim McCabe certainly is in the holiday spirit. He’s offering gifts – sorry, mulligans – to the players whose 2011 season might have been different if not for one errant swing.

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Donald aims for Euro money title in Dubai

Donald: Euro money title

Top-ranked Luke Donald hopes to make history this week in Dubai, where he will attempt to become the first player to win the money title on both the PGA and European tours.

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Notes: Woods up to $12M in tourney donations

Greg McLaughlin, the tournament director of the Chevron World Challenge, was standing on the first tee before the start of the final round when he was asked his thoughts on the day.