News for Tuesday, November 27, 2012


News 2012 November 27


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Woods weighs in on anchoring, victories and 2013

As victories go, Tiger Woods was more than happy to talk about the one that served as a bridge from a forgettable part of his career to something he’s more accustomed to.

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LPGA Q-School: Pairings and tee times

Here are the tee times and pairings for the final stage of LPGA Qualifying School, to begin Nov. 28 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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Woods not interested in European membership

A month after floating the idea of potentially joining the European Tour, Tiger Woods has backed off and will be keeping his focus on the PGA Tour in 2013.

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Francella more disciplined after down year

This has been a reality-check year for Meaghan Francella, a tour winner who finds herself back at LPGA Qualifying School after a heartbreaking season.

Detroit Tigers ace has trouble on the course

Play the ball as it lies. Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander had a tough break on the golf course over the weekend when his ball landed on a tree stump.

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Kong (No. 33, 2014) commits to Indiana

Alix Kong of West Vancouver, British Columbia, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Indiana beginning in the fall of 2014.

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Toy Box notes: Pro V1s in seventh version

How many versions of the Titleist Pro V1 have been sold to the public, counting all changes and updates? Answer: Six, with a seventh version to be officially introduced in January.

Flick's students say final goodbye at 'The Kingdom'

About three months ago, I took a playing lesson from Jim Flick. I figured his genius was knowing how to play the game -- how to get around the golf course -- as much as it was how to swing the club.

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Complete coverage: PGA Tour Q-School

In what is considered by many to be the toughest test in golf, PGA Tour Q-School will reach its final stage starting on Wednesday and culminating on Monday after 108 holes. Get complete coverage right here!

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William Gordon (No. 17, 2015) commits to Vanderbilt

William Gordon, a native of Davidson, N.C., who is ranked No. 17 for the Class of 2015, has committed to Vanderbilt.

Devon Brouse to be inducted into WGCA Hall of Fame

Devon Brouse, head women’s golf coach at Purdue, will be inducted into the Women's Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Dec. 11. Brouse becomes the 45th member of the WGCA hall and the first coach to be inducted into the WGCA hall and its counterpart on the men's side with the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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Dougherty falls short in attempt at Euro comeback

Nick Dougherty’s hopes of a European Tour comeback came to a painful end today when he missed the 72-hole cut in the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School in Girona, Spain.

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5 Things: Q-School field is one of its deepest ever

5 Things: The 2012 field at Q-School is one of the strongest fields in the event's history, featuring four players inside the top 60 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Klein: Process to Old Course changes feels rotten

says the R&A's reasons for altering the Old Course aren't sufficient enough to tinker with sacred ground.

Our Bradley S. Klein doesn’t know if the changes to The Old Course at St. Andrews are all needed. But what he does know is the reasons given for making them are unconvincing and not enough basis for tinkering with sacred ground.

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What you're saying about anchoring ban . . .

As the decision on a potential ban of "anchoring," we have been hosting a poll (that can be found right here) that has actually created a split of opinions in our comments thread. Here's what you're saying . . .