News for Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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Cal wins Pac-12; ties NCAA record with 10th win

California, the No. 1-ranked team in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, won the Pac-12 Championship by nine shots at Los Angeles (Calif.) Country Club on Wednesday -- its second consecutive conference title.

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Adams, Tour Edge irons blend performance, price

The Adams Super S and Tour Edge Exotics XCG6 irons may never be used by touring pros, but they're designed to deliver high performance for amateurs. And they're affordable.

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Tour Edge Exotics XCG6 irons

The Tour Edge Exotics XCG6 irons might never be used by touring pros, but they're designed to deliver high performance for amateurs. And they're affordable.

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McIlroy thinner than as Wells Fargo winner

Rory McIlroy carried extra weight into Quail Hollow for his first PGA Tour win three years ago – and isn't afraid of the greens that might have been a factor in others withdrawing this year.

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Don't expect 'Groundhog Day' rerun at Kingsmill

The LPGA's Kingsmill Championship might see a new playoff format this year if a tie lasts long enough, but Inbee Park will remain No. 1 no matter what.

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Goosen becomes ninth WD before Wells Fargo

Retief Goosen says a hip injury stems from practice more than a week ago, an injury that he believes came from not warming up properly and will prevent his playing in the Wells Fargo Championship.

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Rude: It's time for Vijay to sing a little

In the wake of his controversy about a performance-enhancing substance, Vijay Singh can help himself by opening up a little, columnist Jeff Rude says.

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Watson: Respect for Collins amid adherence to Bible

Bubba Watson on Tuesday wrote a Twitter post in support of a TV analyst who had discussed gay NBA player Jason Collins and how the Christian faith can involve teachings against a gay lifestyle.

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Wells Fargo Championship: Tee times, rounds 1, 2

This week's Wells Fargo Championship has several high-profile groups in store. Among them: Defending champ Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson and Nick Watney will start early Thursday at Quail Hollow.

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Fantasy Tip Sheet: Wells Fargo Championship

Webb Simpson registers as a favorite this week at the Wells Fargo Championship, while Lee Westwood, Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia also garner attention from our panel.

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Notes: Guan to hang around Texas a while

Tianlang Guan, the 14-year-old amateur from China making a splash on PGA Tour, will head to Texas for the Byron Nelson Championship and a U.S. Open qualifier.

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Scott earns top spot in respected Aussie trio

As amateurs in 1999, Aaron Baddeley and Brett Rumford earned prominent wins in Australia against the pros. Yet a young Adam Scott lurked as perhaps the best of the three.

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Horschel's win puts bow on hot streak

BIlly Horschel's recent stretch of standout play, which in truth is a culmination of what he’s been doing since last season, has vaulted him from 236th in the world rankings to 49th.

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Barron sides with Singh in Tour dispute

Doug Barron, the only known player to be suspended due to a positive drug test on the PGA Tour, lent Vijay Singh guidance throughout the Fijian's admission of using deer-antler spray.

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USGA, R&A clarify Woods' Masters ruling

A joint statement issued by the USGA and R&A on Wednesday clarified the ruling that saved Tiger Woods from disqualification at the Masters last month.