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Tiger Woods hints at changes before Masters

Tiger Woods hints at changes before trip to Augusta National

While traditionally playing both Doral and Bay Hill before the Masters, Tiger Woods has added the Honda Classic this year and hinted that he might add one more tournament before his date with Augusta National.

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A new baby and a new chance for Jason Allred

A new baby in tow, Jason Allred now looks for new life on Tour

It's been a whirlwind few weeks for Jason Allred, picking up a third-place finish at the Northern Trust Open, a third child that was born on Monday and winding down with a pressure-packed tee time this week at the Honda Classic.

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Mickelson back at Honda for first time since '02

Mickelson returns to PGA National for first time since junior days

The last time Phil Mickelson played at PGA National he was a junior, and the last time he played the Honda Classic, it was 2002, and he had yet to win a major.

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Oosthuizen WDs from Honda with bad back

Louis Oosthuizen WDs from Honda Classic with bad back

Louis Oosthuizen has withdrawn for the Honda Classic because of a recurring back injury that has plagued the South African for months.

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Elkington stumbles into another social-media mess

Rude: Elkington stumbles into another social-media mess

Our Jeff Rude comments on Steve Elkington's unfortunate Twitter posts on NFL prospect Michael Sam, while also reading between the lines on Sergio Garcia's claim on conceding a long putt at the Ryder Cup.

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Scott Piercy out 3-4 months due to arm injury

Scott Piercy out 3-4 months due to arm injury

Scott Piercy will undergo surgery on his right arm on Thursday, likely putting him on the sidelines for 3-4 months.

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Toy Box Extra e-magazine: Feb. 26, 2014

Toy Box Extra e-magazine: Feb. 26, 2014

Check out our latest Toy Box Extra, focusing on four new golf balls (Bridgestone, Callaway, Nike, TaylorMade) as well as a Q&A with Titleist's Bill Morgan.

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U.S. Open local-qualifying sites announced

The USGA announced its 111 local qualifying sites for the U.S. Open on Wednesday, representing 42 states from May 2-19.

The USGA announced its 111 local qualifying sites for the U.S. Open on Wednesday, representing 42 states from May 2-19.

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Arkansas' Moore off to strong start this spring

Arkansas sophomore Taylor Moore off to strong start this spring

Taylor Moore notched two top 10s in five starts for Arkansas during the fall. He's already equaled that total in two starts this spring.

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Men's Midweek Report: Alabama continues to win

Men's Midweek Report: Alabama continues to roll with 11th straight win

Welcome to Golfweek’s Men's Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest men's college news from Feb. 19-26.

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Jim Furyk has best finish at WGC Match Play

Jim Furyk has best finish at WGC Match Play

In his 14th start at the Accenture Match Play Championship, Jim Furyk made it to the quarter-finals for the first time. Furyk and Lee Westwood are the only players who has played in 14 of the 16 Accentures. They were both there at the debut in 1999.

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Fowler focused following Match Play

Rickie Fowler focused following third-place finish at Match Play

Fresh off a third-place finish at the WGC-Accenture Match Play, Rickie Fowler will return home to Jupiter, Fla., a focused man.

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Women's Midweek Report: UCLA tops USC

Women's Midweek Report: UCLA tops USC at Sugar Bowl

Welcome to Golfweek’s Women's Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest women's college news.

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Notes: Young talent thrives at Match Play

Notes: Young talent thrives at Match Play; Ernie Els rejuvenated; more

Headlined by the stellar play of Victor Dubuisson, the WGC-Accenture Match Play provided a stage for young talent to thrive in the Arizona desert.