News for Wednesday, April 25, 2012


News 2012 April 25


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Analysis: In Rio, a false start amid all the games

says squabbling over land and money, not surprisingly, is delaying development of Rio's Olympic course.

Bradley S. Klein: Squabbling over land and money, not surprisingly, is delaying development of Rio's Olympic course.

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Tulsa women capture C-USA title

The Tulsa women's team completed a wire-to-wire victory at the 2012 Conference USA Championship, defeating runner-up Central Florida by 13 shots Wednesday.

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Baldry: Sun Young Yoo shows off great personality

says Kraft champ Sun Young Yoo's electric personality shone through in a recent LPGA pro-am.

Playing the pro-am with Kraft champ Sun Young Yoo shines a light on an electric personality.

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2012 Palmer Cup: Team USA roster announced

Palmer Cup: Team U.S.A.

2012 Palmer Cup: The U.S. will boast plenty of young talent, as well as a few veterans as it travels to Northern Ireland to try and make it three Cup victories in a row.

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Hate To Be Rude: Media advice for Bubba

Rude on Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson should take the advice of Al McGuire and Arnold Palmer on dealing with media.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Zurich Classic

Fantasy Tip Sheet: Zurich

Fantasy Tip Sheet: Bubba Watson is grabbing all the headlines, but it is another former major champion that our panel has its eyes on - Graeme McDowell.

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Thompson returns to scene of LPGA collapse

Lexi Thompson's last-round Alabama collapse a year ago could be a painful memory. Instead, the talented Florida teenager turned it into a growth experience.

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Catching up with AJGA Gary Woodland winners

Junior Thai stars

We caught up with Thai stars KK Limbhasut and Pailin Ruttanasupagid, winners of the AJGA Under Armour/Gary Woodland Championship, to discuss everything from tournament preparation and game improvements, to playing for ice cream.

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Photos: PGA Tour stars don clothing from 1912

Photos: Zurich Classic

Photos: A handful of PGA Tour stars - including Rickie Fowler, Luke Donald and Keegan Bradley - wore clothing from 1912 and used real woods during a charity event on Tuesday in New Orleans.

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LET head Armas to step down after season

LET head Armas

Alex Armas will hold her head high when she walks away from her role as chief executive of the Ladies European Tour at the end of this year.

WGC event moves to Mission Hills from Shanghai

The World Golf Championship event in China will be hosted this year in Mission Hills. The International Federation of PGA Tours announced the $7 million WGC HSBC Champions will be played Oct. 29-Nov. 4 on the 7,320-yard Olazabal course.

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Sharp (No. 70, 2013) commits to Michigan State

has given a verbal commitment to Michigan State.

Katie Sharp of Kendallville, Ind., has verbally committed to Michigan State for the fall of 2013. Sharp, a junior at East Noble High School, is the No. 5-ranked girls' golfer in Indiana.

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Bubba returns to a brand new world

Martin on Bubba Watson

Sean Martin: Beginning this week in New Orleans, where Bubba Watson will make his first appearance as a major champion, life changes for golf's newest star.