News for Thursday, October 6, 2011



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Woods' poor putting leads to shaky Frys start

Tiger Woods struggled on the greens in shooting 2-over 73 at the Open in his first Tour event in two months. What's next? Some flat-stick tinkering with lead tape, perhaps.

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With balky putter, Woods starts slowly at

With a horrible putting performance, Tiger Woods shot a 2-over 73 at the Open, leaving him in a tie for 83rd.

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Tiger Tracker: Round 1

Tiger Woods struggled in his return to professional golf Thursday. Here's the play-by-play from his first round at the Open, where he says he is healthy and has 'turned a corner' in his comeback. LIVE BLOG.

McGowan leads Madrid Masters after 8-under 64

England's Ross McGowan shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Madrid Masters.

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Golfweek Amateur Tour 4-Ball

Troon Golf's Southern Dunes GC Hosts Event

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2012 Duel at the Dunes

Nakoma GC Wins - See Results

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Looking ahead: Brickyard, Tar Heel Invite

There are two big tournaments on the schedule this week, so let’s break them down as we head into the weekend.

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College Notebook: Long putters catch on

College notebook: Arkansas won the Golfweek Conference Challenge with two of its players - Austin Cook and Josh Eure - sporting belly putters. It isn't just a trend in the pros. The college ranks are catching on, too.

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Caddie said 'no-brainer' going to work for Tiger

Asked why he left Dustin Johnson's bag to work for Tiger Woods, caddie Joe LaCava said: "Why? Because he's Tiger Woods." No elaboration needed.

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Yang, Fowler lead after first round at Korea Open

Defending champion YE Yang shot a four-under 67 Thursday to claim a share of the lead with Rickie Fowler after the first round of the Korea Open.