News for Monday, September 3, 2012


News 2012 September 3


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Ryder Cup: A look at the six wild-card candidates

Wonder if Davis Love III is wrestling over his four captain's picks tonight? Here are six candidates that we know are on his radar, complete with bios and predictions.

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5 Things: McIlroy displays 'survival' skills to win DBC

5 Things: Rory McIlroy shows off his "survival" skills to walk away with one-shot Deutsche Bank Championship victory over Louis Oosthuizen.

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Who's in and who's out in FedEx Cup playoffs

Dicky Pride finished birdie-birdie to vault into the top 70 in the FedEx Cup standings, thus clinching a spot in the BMW Championship. A look at who moved in and who moved out.

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Garcia (No. 72, 2013) commits to New Mexico

has given a verbal commitment to New Mexico.

Andre’ Garcia has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at New Mexico. Garcia made unofficial visits to Texas A&M, Arkansas and Oklahoma before deciding to commit to New Mexico.

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Notes: Feng ends slump at AJGA Girls

Junior girls notes: With a victory at the AJGA Girls Championship, Simin Feng seems to have ended her slump.

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Jenkins (No. 71, 2013) commits to UNC-Greensboro

has given a verbal commitment to UNC-Greensboro.

Carter Jenkins of Raleigh, N.C., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at North Carolina-Greensboro. Jenkins choose UNCG after making just one other unofficial visit, to North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

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A man on an island: Hanse oversees Vineyard re-do

Gil Hanse - who will design and construct the Olympic golf course in Brazil - has overseen the re-do of the Vineyard Club on Martha's Vineyard.

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Q&A: Gil Hanse, Olympic course architect

It's been a heady year for Gil Hanse, chosen to design the Olympic course, renovate Doral's Blue Monster and oversee the re-do of The Vineyard Club.

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How it happened: McIlroy wins, Tiger shoots 66

Tiger Woods cards a 5-under 66 on Monday to give the leaders a run for their money. But Rory McIlroy was able to overcome a shaky finish to win his third title of the season.

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Men's preview: No. 11 Auburn

Dominic Bozzelli, Michael Johnson and the rest of the Auburn Tigers will look to improve on a top-5 ranking last season without Blayne Barber.

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Women's preview: No. 11 Virginia

Brittany Altomare will try to help the Cavaliers pick up where they left off at last year's NCAA Championship.

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Mid-Am keeps dream of Masters alive

Without the U.S. Mid-Amateur, the likes of 54-year-old Randal Lewis never would have had the chance to cross playing the Masters off their bucket list.