News for Tuesday, April 30, 2013



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Ping rolls out Nome TR Putter

Ping's latest putter combines the variable-depth grooves of the True Roll line and a mallet that has won multiple times on the PGA Tour.

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Cleared by Tour, Singh WDs from Wells Fargo

A day after being cleared by the PGA Tour for the use of deer-antler spray, Vijay Singh made more news Wednesday by withdrawing from the Wells Fargo Championship due to an injured back.

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Toy Box: Horschel wields Pings for first Tour victory

After earning three consecutive top-10 finishes leading to the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Billy Horschel finally broke through and won his first PGA Tour event.

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Health will keep Venturi from Hall of Fame induction

Ken Venturi, who overcame severe dehydration on the final day to win the 1964 U.S. Open, has been hospitalized recently with an infection following a surgical procedure and will be unable to attend the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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Meet Taylor Coleman, star of North Texas LPGA

Taylor Coleman was the talk of Las Colinas after storming to the top of the leaderboard as a little-known Texas teenager.

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Ireland's great Northwest truly underappreciated

Ireland’s lesser-known region is undersold, underpriced and underappreciated.

Coach, player on Michigan prep team die in van crash

The coach and a player on a Michigan high school boys' golf team were killed Monday when the team van collided with another vehicle on a rural road in the northern Lower Peninsula, according to news reports.