News for Monday, April 9, 2012

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Edwin Watts acquires Utah retail chain

New Edwin Watts acquisition

Continuing its expansion to the western U.S., Edwin Watts Golf Shops announced the acquisition of Uinta Golf, a five-store chain based in central Utah.

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Winner’s Circle: April 2-8, 2012

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Good weather helps February rounds-played

Rounds-played increases

Spurred by warmer temperatures and less rain, rounds-played in the U.S. jumped 10.1 percent in February compared with the same month a year ago.

Would-be sandbagger runs afoul of Augusta cops

A Masters patron was arrested Sunday after unsuccessfully attempting to steal a cup of sand from Augusta National, according to The Augusta Chronicle.

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Love to be outside the ropes for a while

Davis Love III injured

A rib injury might keep Davis Love III, the U.S. Ryder Cup captain, off the PGA Tour until next month.

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Schwab (NR, 2013) commits to Vanderbilt

has given a verbal commitment to Vanderbilt.

Matthias Schwab of Schladming, Austria has given a verbal commitment to play for Vanderbilt beginning in the fall of 2013.

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Bubba to 'Feherty': Augusta suits my game

On a recent episode of Golf Channel's 'Feherty,' Bubba Watson sounded prophetic about the Masters.

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Player of the week: Lindy Duncan, Duke

The Blue Devils junior, No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won the individual title at the Bryan National Collegiate with a 4-under 212 total, two shots ahead of North Carolina-Greensboro freshman Fanny Cnops.

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Team of the week: Tennessee

The Lady Vols outlasted Duke in a playoff Sunday to win the Bryan National Collegiate in Greensboro, N.C., their second victory of the season.

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Player of the week: Joey Petronio, North Florida

The Ospreys freshman won the individual title at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate, finishing at 8-under 208, two shots ahead of teammate Sean Dale and Alabama’s Hunter Hamrick.

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Team of the week: North Florida

The Ospreys had three of the top four individual finishers and dominated a strong field with a wire-to-wire victory in the Gary Koch Intercollegiate held April 7-8 in Tampa, Fla.

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Player of the week: Maria Torres

Maria Torres, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, shot 2-over 212 (72-70-70) at Innisbrook Resort & GC’s North Course to win the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook hosted by Sean O’Hair by three strokes.

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Player of the week: James Yoon

James Yoon, of Bradenton, Fla, shot 1-over 214 at Innisbrook Resort & GC to win the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Junior at Innisbrook by two strokes.

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Sunday soundbytes: Best quotes from final round

Sunday soundbytes

From Fred Couples' impression of Bubba Watson to Adam Scott's plans to buy post-round drinks, here is what the players were saying after Sunday's final round.