News for Tuesday, November 1, 2011


News 2011 November 1


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2012 Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses

Best Residential Courses

Rock Creek tops the 2012 Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses list.

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2012 Golfweek’s Best Courses of the Caribbean & Mexico

Best Courses, Caribbean & Mexico

Cap Cana tops the 2012 Golfweek’s Best Courses of the Caribbean & Mexico.

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Russell leads Texas A&M to Royal Oaks title

Texas A&M wins

Texas A&M picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

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Notes: Caddie Waldman undeterred by struggles

After spending nearly a decade as a caddie, one tough year wasn’t enough to keep Brett Waldman from another shot at trying to make it as a player.

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Holtgrieve to return as Walker Cup captain

Holtgrieve renamed captain

Jim Holtgrieve will return as the U.S. Walker Cup captain in 2013, the U.S. Golf Association announced Nov. 1. The matches will be held at the National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y.

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HSBC Champions: A WGC unlike the others

Except for the red carpet in bunkers on the practice range, signs posted in English and Chinese, and bicycles competing with BMWs for space on the road, the HSBC Champions looks like any other World Golf Championship.

In this issue: Oct. 28, 2011

Inside the Oct. 28, 2011 issue of Golfweek:

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This week in the world of golf . . .

A look at the week ahead in the world of golf . . .

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Echavarria (No. 5, 2012) commits to Arkansas

has given a verbal commitment to Arkansas.

Nicolas Echavarria, the fifth-ranked player in the 2012 class, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Arkansas.

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Answers: Golf's toughest quiz

Answers to James Achenbach's quiz recapping the 2011 golf season.

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Recapping 2011 with golf's toughest quiz

Recapping 2011 season

How closely did you pay attention to the 2011 golf season? Find out by taking James Achenbach's quiz. Answer at least 10 questions correctly to pass.

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Tour's Tampa stop needs sponsor after '12

Tampa stop needs sponsor

The Tampa Bay area is on the clock to find a new sponsor after Transitions Optical decided not to renew its contract for the PGA Tour event beyond 2012.

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McCabe: Observations from 2011 money list

offers a few observations about the 2011 PGA Tour money list.

With its 2011 schedule having stretched into an 11th month – or, approximately five times longer than the Kim Kardashian-Kris Humphries marriage lasted – the PGA Tour will prepare for a brief hiatus, but not until after it competes one more time, in Shanghai, of all places.

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Post-breakup, McIlroy maintains focus on golf

McIlroy all about golf

Rory McIlroy won in Shanghai just last week and is the early favorite at the HSBC Champions, and he'll talk all day about that. Chatting about Chubby Chandler? Well, not so much.