News for Tuesday, February 15, 2011


News 2011 February 15


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Pebble Beach, USGA a match made in heaven

Mystique of Pebble Beach

At Pebble Beach, the ripple effects of a stunning landscape help make waves with the USGA. Jim McCabe explains.

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Molinari decides to play Match Play event

Francesco Molinari of Italy says he will play in the Match Play Championship.

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Lefty thought of Seve for Champions Dinner

Phil Mickelson was planning a Spanish menu for the Champions Dinner at the Masters to honor two-time champion Seve Ballesteros until realizing the Spaniard was not healthy enough to travel.

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Coastal Carolina claims UCF Challenge by 1

Coastal Carolina wins

After a tense final hour, Coastal Carolina escaped with a one-stroke victory Tuesday in the UCF Challenge. Julie Williams reports.

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Toy Box notes: Points sticks with favorites

D.A. Points provided the most recent example of a winner sticking with old favorites.

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Alabama rallies to win Lady Puerto Rico Classic

Alabama wins Puerto Rico

Freshman Stephanie Meadow led top-ranked Alabama to a five-shot victory Feb. 15 at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic, its third team title of the season.

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Charting a new course in Bahamas, Florida

Bahamas, Florida buck trends

Projects in the Bahamas and Florida buck recent development trends. Martin Kaufmann explains.

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Irish inspiration infuses Engh's Awarii Dunes

says Jim Engh fell hard for the untamed Irish style, and that's evident in his own work.

Much of Jim Engh’s formative time as a course architect was spent in Ireland, which probably would come as a surprise to many people familiar with some of his more mind-bending designs. He fell hard for the untamed Irish style, and says he has tried to bring that same no-holds-barred spirit to his own work.

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Dubai spitting fine breaks with golf protocol

Unlike other sports that report disciplinary actions and fines handed down by a league against a player, the major professional golf tours have been reluctant to do so.

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Golfweek Fantasy Tip Sheet: Northern Trust

Northern Trust Open picks

This week the PGA Tour heads to Riviera Country Club for the Northern Trust Open. See whom our Golfweek experts are picking.

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PGA Tour event in Tampa recruits Kaymer, Quiros

PGA champion Martin Kaymer and 17-year-old Matteo Manassero have accepted exemptions to play in the Transitions Championship at Innisbrook during the Florida swing.

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Fans allowed to bring phones to Tour events

Starting with the Honda Classic in March, fans at PGA Tour events will have select areas to use phones, which must be kept on silent.

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Fashion Q&A: Cutter & Buck’s part in the ‘lifestyle’ trend

says that Cutter & Buck is playing to the "lifestyle" trend with its 2011 clothing line.

Ashley Crain says that Cutter & Buck is playing to the "lifestyle" trend with its 2011 clothing line.

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Wildman’s Q&A: Former Duke standout Adam Long

caught up with former Duke standout and current mini-tour player Adam Long.

Meet recent Duke grad Adam Long, who had a strong career with the Blue Devils, during which he had 22 career top-20 finishes and graduated second on the school’s career stroke-average list.