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Cal stretches lead at John Burns Intercollegiate

Cal's lead grows at John Burns; BYU's Justin Keiley in front individually

California stretched its lead to nine shots Thursday at the John Burns Intercollegiate while BYU's Justin Keiley shot 6-under 66 to take the individual lead at Wailua Golf Course in Lihue, Hawaii.

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Match Play tee times: Spieth, Kuchar to face off

Match Play tee times: Spieth, Kuchar to face off

While all of the No. 1 seeds might be gone, there are still plenty of intriguing Round-of-16 matches to keep your eyes on on Friday at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

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Rude: Day, English show smarts at Match Play

Rude: Jason Day, Harris English show smarts at WGC-Match Play

The mental part of the game again was on conspicuous display in, among other WGC-Accenture Match Play second-round matches, a couple that went extra holes and were claimed by young stars Jason Day and Harris English.

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'Deja vu' in McDowell's second comeback win

'Deja vu' in Graeme McDowell's second-round WGC-Accenture Match Play comeback win

"I was dead and buried, both days," Graeme McDowell said after Thursday's win over Hideki Matsuyama in come-from-behind fashion -- the second such in as many rounds at the 2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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5 Things: Fowler stays hot; No. 1 seeds ousted

5 Things: Rickie Fowler stays hot at Match Play; No. 1 seeds ousted; more

The unpredictability of match-play tournaments reared its head Thursday -- providing plenty of surprising fireworks at Dove Mountain. Here are 5 Things you need to know after the Round of 32.

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Match Play Tracker: Round of 32 at Dove Mountain

Match Play Tracker: Round of 32 at Dove Mountain

The first day of action at the WGC-Accenture Match Play provided a handful of surprises, but mostly played according to the seeds. Will Thursday be a different case at Dove Mountain? We'll keep you updated all day long with our real-time Tracker.

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Els def. Rose in 20 holes in WGC Match Play

Justin Rose vs. Ernie Els: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 1 Gary Player bracket seed Justin Rose takes on No. 8 Ernie Els in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Dufner def. Manassero 2 and 1 in WGC Match Play

Jason Dufner vs. Matteo Manassero: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 4 Gary Player bracket seed Jason Dufner takes on No. 12 Matteo Manassero in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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McDowell def. Matsuyama 1 up in WGC Match Play

Graeme McDowell def. Hideki Matsuyama 1 up in WGC-Accenture Match Play second round

No. 4 Sam Snead bracket seed Graeme McDowell takes on No. 5 Hideki Matsuyama in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Coetzee def. Reed in 21 holes at WGC Match Play

Patrick Reed vs. George Coetzee: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 11 Bobby Jones bracket seed Patrick Reed takes on No. 14 George Coetzee in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Mahan def. Sterne 2 up in WGC Match Play

Hunter Mahan def. Richard Sterne 2 up in WGC-Accenture Match Play second round

No. 8 Sam Snead bracket seed Hunter Mahan takes on No. 16 Richard Sterne in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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English def. McIlroy in 19 holes at WGC Match Play

Rory McIlroy vs. Harris English: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 1 Ben Hogan bracket seed Rory McIlroy takes on No. 9 Harris English in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Simpson def. Snedeker 4 & 3 in WGC Match Play

Webb Simpson def. Brandt Snedeker 4 & 3 in WGC-Accenture Match Play second round

No. 4 Bobby Jones bracket seed Brandt Snedeker takes on No. 5 Webb Simpson at 1:56 p.m. EST in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Day def. Horschel in 22 holes at WGC Match Play

Jason Day vs. Billy Horschel: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 2 Bobby Jones bracket seed Jason Day takes on No. 10 Billy Horschel at 12:08 p.m. EST in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Oosthuizen def. Stenson 4 and 3 in WGC Match Play

Henrik Stenson vs. Louis Oosthuizen: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 1 Bobby Jones bracket seed Henrik Stenson takes on No. 8 Louis Oosthuizen in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Kuchar def. Moore 2 up in WGC Match Play

Matt Kuchar vs. Ryan Moore: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 2 Gary Player bracket seed Matt Kuchar takes on No. 7 Ryan Moore in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Furyk def. Schwartzel 3 and 2 in WGC Match Play

Charl Schwartzel vs. Jim Furyk: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 4 Ben Hogan bracket seed Charl Schwartzel takes on No. 5 Jim Furyk in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Spieth def. Bjorn 5 and 4 in WGC Match Play

Jordan Spieth vs. Thomas Bjorn: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 3 Gary Player bracket seed Jordan Spieth takes on No. 6 Thomas Bjorn in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Watson def. Blixt 2 up in WGC Match Play

Bubba Watson def. Jonas Blixt 2 up in WGC-Accenture Match Play second round

No. 3 Sam Snead bracket seed Bubba Watson takes on No. 11 Jonas Blixt in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Dubuisson def. Hanson 3 & 1 in WGC Match Play

Victor Dubuisson def. Peter Hanson 3 & 1 in WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 second round

No. 7 Sam Snead bracket seed Victor Dubuisson takes on No. 15 Peter Hanson in the second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Fowler def. Walker in WGC Match Play

Jimmy Walker vs. Rickie Fowler: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 6 Ben Hogan bracket seed Jimmy Walker takes on No. 14 Rickie Fowler in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Garcia def. Haas 3 and 1 in WGC Match Play

Sergio Garcia vs. Bill Haas: WGC-Accenture Match Play 2014 live blog

No. 2 Ben Hogan bracket seed Sergio Garcia takes on No. 7 Bill Haas in Thursday's second round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play.

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Hello, world: Cheyenne Woods' game speaks for itself now

Hello, world: Cheyenne Woods' game speaks for itself now

Cheyenne Woods, fresh off her first professional victory on a major tour in Australia, headlines the Symetra Tour’s season-opening event this week in Mesa, Ariz.

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5 Things: Nordqvist leads; Wie goes long; more

5 Things: Anna Nordqvist leads; Michelle Wie goes long; more

Three birdies to start her first round pushed Anna Nordqvist to a 66 – and the top of the Honda LPGA Thailand leaderboard Thursday. At 6 under, the Swede is one shot ahead of Michelle Wie.

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Texas headlines field at Bayou City Collegiate

Texas headlines field at Bayou City Collegiate Championship

The Texas Longhorns return to the Bayou City Collegiate Championship Friday through Sunday at the The Golf Club of Houston's Tournament Course.

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Gleneagles pro shares tips on Ryder Cup course

Andrew Jowett, head professional at The Gleneagles Hotel, recently gave Golfweek a scouting report on Gleneagles, the site of this year's Ryder Cup.

Andrew Jowett, head professional at The Gleneagles Hotel, recently gave Golfweek a scouting report on Gleneagles, the site of this year's Ryder Cup.

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SCORES: Round of 32, WGC-Accenture Match Play

SCORES: Round of 32, WGC-Accenture Match Play

Check out the leaderboard from the Round of 32 at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

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Bobby Jones' Open Placket Mock Neck for spring

Bobby Jones' Open Placket Mock Neck for spring

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Bobby Jones apparel. New layering pieces highlight the company's spring collection including the Open Placket Mock Neck.

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G/Fore introduces golf shoes called The Gallivanter

G/Fore introduces golf shoes called The Gallivanter

G/Fore is known for its colorful golf gloves. This year brings a line of fashionable golf shoes for the Beverly Hills, Calif.-based company called The Gallivanter.