News for Tuesday, December 4, 2012


News 2012 December 4


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Parmar wins Golfweek Senior Tour Championship

Robert Parmar finished four shots clear of the next closest pursuer on Dec. 3 to win the Golfweek Senior Tour Championship. Parmar, of Fairhope, Ala., closed with 2-under 70 at Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando, Fla., and finished 54 holes at 1-under 215.

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Toy Box: Stricker wields new flatstick

Steve Stricker turned heads at the World Challenge when he showed up with a new putter. Known as one of the best putters in the world, Stricker played with a face-balanced Odyssey Sabertooth conventional-length putter.

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Junior PGA moves to Trump National in Washington

The PGA of America has named Trump National Golf Club in Washington as the host of the 2013 Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour.

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Sheils puts degree first as she prepares for tour life

A level-headed Maddie Sheils made a tough call earlier this semester, choosing the written kind of final exam over the one that required 90 grueling holes of golf in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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Notes: Veterans Watson, O'Meara weigh in on anchoring

Feelings remain strong on both sides of the anchoring debate. Mark O'Meara and Tom Watson weigh in.

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McIlroy wins PGA Tour Player of the Year; Huh top rookie

The PGA Tour has announced Rory McIlroy as Player of the Year after winning four times on Tour in 2012. John Huh was named Rookie of the Year. Both awards were voted on by the Tour’s membership at the conclusion of the 2012 season.

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Watson: Olympics not the place for golf

Eight-time major winner Tom Watson says golf has no place at the Olympic Games.