News for Friday, March 8, 2013


News 2013 March 8


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Cal leads early at Southern Highlands

Cal shot 3-under 285 on Friday to take the first-round lead at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. Stanford's Patrick Rodgers leads individually.

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Cobra to release Masters-themed driver

With the season’s first major just weeks away, Cobra Golf announced its Masters-themed commemorative: 1,800 AMP Cell Limited Edition drivers.

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WGC-Cadillac: Third-round tee times, pairings

Here are the tee times and pairings for the third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral

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Woods, Lefty part of heavyweight battle in Doral

The stars have come to play at the WGC-Cadillac Championship and Tiger Woods is winning the heavyweight battle so far in Doral.

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Singh in Tampa Bay Championship field

Vijay Singh is in the field for next week's Tampa Bay Championship, indicating that he has not been suspended by the PGA Tour for his use of deer antler spray.

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5 Things: Birdie record gives Woods lead in Doral

Led by leader Tiger Woods, six of the top eight players on the leaderboard after Friday's second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship have won majors. That should set up an exciting weekend at Trump Doral. Here's 5 Things you need to know from Friday.

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McDowell feeling good at WGC-Cadillac

The last time Graeme McDowell's game and attitude were in sync like this? The 2010 U.S. Open. Feeling good, McDowell finds himself in contention at Trump Doral.

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5 Things: Putting helps Romero to Puerto Rico lead

The theme at the halfway point of the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open has been go low or go home. Here are 5 Things to know from Friday's second round at Trump International Puerto Rico.

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How it happened: Woods fires 65, leads by 2

Tiger Woods made eight birdies Friday en route to a 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. See how it happened!

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Southern Highlands, Bandon trips make busy weekend for UCLA

UCLA will field teams for both the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters and Bandon Dunes Championship this weekend.

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Notebook: Short game fuels Stanford women

When searching for an explanation for Stanford’s so-far flawless spring, one can look no further than the team’s short-game statistics.

Golf Pride Niion golf grip

Golf Pride Niion golf grip offers variety of colors

Color is the buzz word for grips in 2013, and the vivid variety of the Golf Pride Niion grip is a prominent example.

Boccieri Secret Grip golf grip

Boccieri Secret Grip employs counterbalance strategy

The 92-gram Boccieri Secret Grip is almost twice as heavy as a standard golf grip because it employs a counterbalance strategy.

Lamkin iLine golf grip

Lamkin iLine golf grip uses Crossline pattern

The Lamkin iLine 50-gram grip is made of a tacky, low-torque thermoplastic elastomer, is offered in a rainbow of colors.

Pure Pro Grip golf grip

Pure Pro Grip provides rougher feel for golfers

Pure’s Pro Grip, designed for skilled players who prefer a rougher feel and seek maximum feedback, has a grooved surface for a secure grip.

Winn DuraTech golf grips

Winn DuraTech golf grips fuses separate materials

The DuraTech is a revolutionary grip for Winn because it fuses separate materials for top and bottom portions of the grip.

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Norman to help develop China’s Olympic golf team

Through an arrangement with the China Golf Association, Greg Norman will help shape that country's golf program in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.