News for Monday, March 28, 2011

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Urbina to restore 91-year-old Tillinghast design

Dellwood Country Club has changed its name to Paramount Country Club and hired architect Jim Urbina to restore its golf course, which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast in 1920.

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Tullymore launches home trade-in program

The owners of the Resorts of Tullymore & St. Ives want to make you a deal on a new home. Sound familiar? There’s a twist. The Stanwood, Mich., resort will buy your current home if you buy a home at Tullymore.

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Winner’s Circle: March 21-27, 2011

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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New book places Golf Style over substance

The adage that “golf is a lifestyle” has become accepted wisdom, particularly among many in the design world.

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Anderson ready to start over with eco-resort

Three years ago, Lyle Anderson's business collapsed. Now the developer who shaped Scottsdale is starting over with plans for a high-end eco-resort. Martin Kaufmann explains.

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Monday Top Five: Where are the 59s?

Despite another close call, we are still yet to see a 59 in college golf. Lance Ringler discusses that and the rest of this week's Monday Top Five.

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Player of the Week: Michael Whitehead, Rice

Whitehead, a senior at Rice, won his first college tournament after posting a final-round 10-under 62.

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Player of the Week: Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, Purdue

Gonzalez-Escallon posted rounds of 70-71-68 for a 7-under 209 total to win the Battle at Rancho Bernardo by six shots.

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Team of the Week: Purdue

Led by tournament medalist Laura Gonzalez-Escallon, Purdue won the Battle at Rancho Bernardo by seven shots over top-ranked Southern California.

Fujikura shifts production in earthquake aftermath

The full effects of Japan’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake – and subsequent tsunami and nuclear crisis – won’t be known for years, but its immediate consequences certainly are being felt by golf equipment companies.

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Team of the Week: Oklahoma State

Playing without its No. 1 player, Peter Uihlein, Oklahoma State won The Duck Invitational.

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Player of the Week: Kendall Prince

Kendall Prince, of Lake Oswego, Ore., shot 7-under 139 (70-69) at San Ramon (Calif.) Golf Course to win the FCWT event by five shots.

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Player of the Week: Gustavo Chuang

Gustavo Chuang, of Rio Grande, Brazil, shot 1-over 145 (74-71) at San Ramon (Calif.) Golf Course to win the FCWT event by three shots.

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Five Things: After injuries, Wetterich wins in Louisiana

The Nationwide Tour had an interesting leaderboard for its first domestic event of 2011, with a former Ryder Cup participant beating out a collegian by a single shot. Brett Wetterich, making a comeback from injury after playing on the 2006 U.S. Ryder Cup team, won the Louisiana Open by a shot over Florida’s Andres Echavarria.

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Barron cashes first Tour check in years

Doug Barron is making money on Tour again.

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Clark, Seahawks motivate each other

North Carolina-Wilmington men’s coach Matt Clark is much better after a health scare in the fall. His Seahawks are much improved, too.

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Wildman’s Q&A: USF coach Chris Malloy

Asher Wildman catches up with Chris Malloy, the first-year head coach at the University of South Florida.

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Player diary: Nicole has a reality check

Player diary: Nicole Noelle Smith had a reality check this week after not qualifying for the Kia Classic and a missed cut on the Futures Tour.