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Monday, March 31

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Back injury prompts Pettersen to skip Kraft

Back injury prompts Suzann Pettersen to skip Kraft

Suzann Pettersen, who withdrew from the Kia Classic last week after feeling a sharp pain in her back, confirmed Tuesday that she will miss the LPGA's first major tournament of the season, this week's Kraft Nabisco Championship.

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Winner’s Style: Steven Bowditch’s apparel, Texas Open

Winner’s Style: Steven Bowditch’s apparel, Valero Texas Open

Steven Bowditch’s first PGA Tour victory came on March 30 at the Valero Texas Open. See what he wore each day in San Antonio.

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Player of the week: Karen Chung, USC

Player of the week: Karen Chung, USC

On the same day that USC won its school-record tying seventh tournament, freshman Karen Chung took medalist honors for the first time in her college career at the SDSU Farms Invitational March 26 at Farms Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

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Team of the week: Duke

Team of the week: Duke

Duke swept team and individual titles for the second straight event March 30 at the Bryan National Collegiate at the Champions Course at Bryan Park in Browns Summitt, N.C.

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Player of the week: Ollie Schniederjans, Ga. Tech

Player of the week: Ollie Schniederjans, Georgia Tech

Ollie Schniederjans fired a trio of 67s to finish at 12-under 201 and win by two shots over LSU's Stewart Jolly at the Valspar Collegiate March 25 at Floridian Golf Club in Palm City, Fla.

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Team of the week: Georgia Tech

Team of the week: Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech shot 274-280-283 to finish at 15-under 837 and win the Valspar Collegiate March 25 at Floridian Golf Club in Palm City, Fla.

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Player of the week: Jordy LaBarbera

Player of the week: Jordy LaBarbera

Jordy LaBarbera of Allen, Texas, notched her first AJGA victory March 30 with a win at the Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship at Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas.

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Player of the week: Brandon Smith

Player of the week: Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith recorded his first AJGA victory March 30 at the Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship at Stonebriar Country Club in Smith's hometown of Frisco, Texas.

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Gulbis' apparel for 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship

Natalie Gulbis' apparel for 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship

Natalie Gulbis gave her Twitter followers a sneak peak at her Adidas Golf apparel for the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship on Sunday.

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Field, seeds finalized for LPGA's International Crown

Field, seeds finalized for LPGA's International Crown

The LPGA announced the final 32-player field for the inaugural International Crown. Four players each from eight countries will compete in the event, July 24-27 at Caves Valley GC in Owings Mills, Md.

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OWGR: Bowditch makes big jump after Texas win

OWGR: Steven Bowditch makes big jump; Chesson Hadley, Ryan Palmer fail to crack top 50

Fresh off his first PGA Tour victory, one that brought with it an invitation to the Masters, Steven Bowditch reached a new high in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Player diary: Alabama's Emma Talley (Part 8)

Player diary: Alabama's Emma Talley (Part 8)

Alabama's Emma Talley talks about her time in Hilton Head with the Crimson Tide and getting ready for the LPGA's first major of the year – the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

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Tickled Pink: Creamer's life in a happy place

Tickled Pink: Creamer's life in a happy place, game follows

With her personal life in a happy place, Paula Creamer is ready to just go out and play – including the first major of the season, this week's Kraft Nabisco.

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Smith, LaBarbera win Hunter Mahan Championship

Brandon Smith, Jordy LaBarbera post 1st AJGA victories at Hunter Mahan Championship

Brandon Smith and Jordy LaBarbera each finished at 3-under 141 to win the boys and girls divisions, respectively, Sunday at the AJGA Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship.

Sunday, March 30

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Nordqvist wins for the second time in four starts

Anna Nordqvist's major changes result in second win in four starts

Anna Nordqvist rallied to win the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara for her second victory in her last four LPGA Tour starts.

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Patrick Rodgers, Stanford roll at The Goodwin

Patrick Rodgers, Stanford roll at The Goodwin

Stanford's Patrick Rodgers led the team to a 20-stroke victory Sunday at The Goodwin.

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Kris Blanks wins Web.com Tour's Louisiana Open

Kris Blanks wins Web.com Tour's Louisiana Open

Kris Blanks won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his second career Web.com Tour title, closing a 9-under 62 and beating Brett Stegmaier with a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff.

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Murphy outlasts Maguire to win Azalea Invitational

Murphy outlasts Maguire to win Azalea Invitational

South Carolina senior Will Murphy outlasted North Florida's M.J. Maguire in a one-hole playoff at the rain-shortened Azalea Invitational.

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Casie Cathrea announces decision to turn pro

Casie Cathrea announces decision to turn pro

Casie Cathrea announced that she has turned pro after missing out on the chance to play in the 2014 Curtis Cup.

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Diaz makes second ace in two days at Kia

Laura Diaz makes second ace in two days at Kia

Laura Diaz had a hole-in-one for the second straight day in the Kia Classic to become the second player in LPGA Tour history to make two aces in a tournament.

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Change at the top defines first half of Tour season

Change at the top defines first half of PGA Tour season

With Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson both struggling, the march toward the FedEx Cup has not gone according to popular plan thus far in the 2013-14 season. Our Alex Miceli dissects where the race is at the midway point.

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Winner's Bag: Steven Bowditch, Valero Texas Open

Winner's Bag: Steven Bowditch, Valero Texas Open

Here is a complete list of the clubs Steven Bowditch used to win the 2014 Valero Texas Open.

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Georgia State, Virginia Tech share win at Furman

Georgia State, Virginia Tech share win at Furman

Virginia Tech and Georgia State shared the title after finishing at 9 under at the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, S.C.

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5 Things: Bowditch wins; Kuchar, Spieth fade

5 Things: Bowditch earns Masters invite; Kuchar, Spieth fade

Steven Bowditch wore green on Sunday at the Valero Texas Open, and it proved to be telling after he secured his first PGA Tour victory to secure a spot in the Masters.

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Tracker: Bowditch holds on for Texas Open victory

Tour Tracker: Valero Texas Open, final round at TPC San Antonio

Steven Bowditch stretched his lead to three shots Saturday at the Valero Texas Open. Now, he has 18 holes left as he tries to wrap up his first career PGA Tour victory and a Masters berth Sunday at TPC San Antonio.

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Age or smarts: It's time to play the real course

Age or smarts: It's time to play the real course

Whether the golfers are just getting older, or they are getting smarter, there seems to be more play from sensible yardage tees and less stigma.

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Austin Peay eyes repeat at Memphis Intercollegiate

Austin Peay eyes repeat at Memphis Intercollegiate

Memphis, the No. 44 team in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, will host a 15-team tournament at the Colonial Country Club in Memphis, Tenn., Monday and Tuesday.

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Duke, Boutier win Bryan National Collegiate

Duke, Boutier win Bryan National Collegiate

Duke placed three golfers at T-3 or better en route to a 21-stroke victory at the Bryan National Collegiate Sunday, including Celine Boutier, who won the event.

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UCF takes FAU Slomin Autism Invite title

UCF Knights take FAU Slomin Autism Invite title

Ricardo Gouveia and Greg Eason finished first and second, respectively, leading Central Florida to a six-stroke win over runner-up Georgia Southern at the FAU Slomin Autism Invite.

Saturday, March 29

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Kerr, Salas tied for lead at LPGA's Kia Classic

Cristie Kerr, Lizette Salas tied for lead at LPGA's Kia Classic

Cristie Kerr and Lizette Salas will enter Sunday's round of the Kia Classic tied for the lead at 10 under. But while Kerr will be seeking her 17th LPGA victory, Salas will be trying for her first.

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Rodgers, Stanford hold leads at The Goodwin

Patrick Rodgers, Stanford hold 2nd-round leads at The Goodwin

Stanford junior Patrick Rodgers shot 1-under 69 Saturday at Stanford (Calif.) Golf Course to keep his lead at The Goodwin.

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Top junior Horsfield verbally commits to Florida

Top junior Sam Horsfield verbally commits to Florida

Sam Horsfield, No. 7 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings and third in the Class of 2015, told coach Buddy Alexander and the Florida men's golf team that he plans on joining them in the fall of 2015.

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Tee times: Valero Texas Open, final round

Tee times: Valero Texas Open, final round

Here are the final-round tee times and pairings for the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio.

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5 Things: Bowditch keeps lead; Spieth rises; more

5 Things: Steven Bowditch keeps Texas Open lead; Matt Kuchar goes low; Jordan Spieth rises

Steven Bowditch didn't fall victim to a Saturday letdown during the third round of the Valero Texas Open. A day after taking a one-shot lead, Bowditch was strong again, shooting a 4-under 68 to stretch his advantage to three shots entering Sunday's final round at TPC San Antonio.

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Reifers leads by 1 at Chitimacha Louisiana Open

Kyle Reifers leads by 1 at Chitimacha Louisiana Open

Kyle Reifers will take a one-shot lead into Sunday’s final-round of the Web.com Tour’s Chitimacha Louisiana Open after a 5-under 66 in the third round.

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Ga. State, Va. Tech lead Furman Intercollegiate

Georgia State, Virginia Tech lead Furman Intercollegiate

Georgia State and Virginia Tech are tied for the lead of Furman Intercollegiate after the second round at the par-72, 6,994-yard course.

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Tracker: Bowditch leads Texas Open by 3 shots

Tour Tracker: Valero Texas Open, Round 3 at TPC San Antonio

Steven Bowditch carded a scond-round, 5-under 67 to move to 8 under and take a one-shot lead entering the weekend at the Valero Texas Open. Now comes the challenge of keeping it.

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Players tied for lead at UA/Hunter Mahan event

Multiple players tied for lead at UA/Hunter Mahan event

It's a two- and three-way tie in the boys and girls, respectively, at the Under Armour / Hunter Mahan Championship at Stonebriar Country Club after the first round.

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Judge outlines trial path for Singh's suit against Tour

Judge outlines trial path for Singh's suit against Tour

Vijay Singh's lawsuit against the PGA Tour is on track for trial, though the outcome – barring a settlement or dismissal – likely won't be determined before the 2016 Masters.

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UCF grabs lead at FAU Slomin Autism Invite

Central Florida grabs lead at FAU Slomin Autism Invite

Behind an 11-under 273 in the second round, Central Florida has grabbed a five-shot lead at the FAU Slomin Autism Invite.

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Duke continues to lead Bryan National

Duke continues to lead Bryan National Collegiate

The Duke Blue Devils, No. 3 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, continue to lead the Bryan National Collegiate.

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Mickelson WDs from Texas Open with pulled muscle

Phil Mickelson withdraws from Texas Open with pulled oblique muscle

Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Valero Texas Open Saturday, citing a pulled oblique muscle.

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Carter holds two-shot Kia lead over Lewis, Kerr

Carter holds two-shot Kia lead over Lewis, Kerr

Dori Carter, a former University of Mississippi player, fired an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a two-shot lead at the Kia Classic.

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Asia pulls off comeback to share EurAsia title

Asia pulls off improbable comeback to share EurAsia title

Asia staged an improbable Ryder Cup-like comeback on the final day of the EurAsia Cup on Saturday, picking up seven of 10 points available in singles to level the score at 10-all and share the trophy with Europe.

Friday, March 28

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Tee times: Valero Texas Open, third round

Tee times: Valero Texas Open, third round at TPC San Antonio

Here are the complete tee times and pairings for the third round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio.

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Auburn's Johnson shares lead at Azalea Invitational

Auburn's Michael Johnson shares lead at Azalea Invitational

Auburn's Michael Johnson rolled in birdie putts of 40 feet and 25 feet to bookend a 5-under 66 and earn himself a share of the lead with former Clemson golfer Brennan King after the second round of the Azalea Invitational Friday at the Country Club of Charleston.

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5 Things: Bowditch leads; Mickelson makes cut; more

5 Things: Bowditch leads Texas Open; Mickelson makes cut; more

Despite a double bogey on his final hole, Steven Bowditch leads by a shot after two rounds of the Valero Texas Open while Phil Mickelson played himself into the weekend Friday at TPC San Antonio.

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Tracker: Bowditch takes lead at Texas Open

Tour Tracker: Valero Texas Open, Round 2

Pat Perez and Danny Lee both posted 4-under 68s to take the clubhouse lead at the Valero Texas Open Thursday at TPC San Antonio. Will they continue their strong play Friday? Will someone else make a run at the lead? Can Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth bounce back?

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Notebook: Arkansas keeps rolling toward SECs

Notebook: Arkansas women keep rolling toward SECs

Lately, the annual LSU Classic has become Arkansas’ tournament to win. An eight-shot victory March 22 at the University Club in Baton Rouge, La., was Arkansas’ second consecutive victory there, its third in the past four years and also the third this season.

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VIDEO: College Central, Women's POY

VIDEO: College Central, Women's POY

Golfweek's Lance Ringler and Julie Williams joined Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski to discuss the early favorites for player of the year in women's college golf.

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VIDEO: College Central, Men's POY

VIDEO: College Central, Men's POY

Golfweek's Lance Ringler sat down with Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski and Ryan Lavner to discuss the frontrunners for this year's Player of the Year in men's college golf.

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Annika Award Watch List: March 28, 2014

Annika Award Watch List: March 28, 2014

USC's Kyung Kim and Annie Park, UCLA's Alison Lee and Stanford's Mariah Stackhouse headline the favorites for the Annika Award Watch List this week.

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Overstreet (NR, 2016) commits to Arkansas

Mason Overstreet (NR, 2016) commits to Arkansas

Mason Overstreet, a member of the Class of 2016, committed to play college golf at Arkansas.

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McInroe (No. 48, 2016) commits to Baylor

Travis McInroe (No. 48, 2016) commits to Baylor

Travis McInroe, the 48th-ranked player in the Class of 2016, committed to play college golf at Baylor.

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Patterson takes one-shot lead at Azalea Invitational

John Patterson takes one-shot lead at Azalea Invitational

John Patterson fired a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead over Hans Reimers and Edward Figueroa after the first round of the Azalea Invitational.

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Creamer, Uribe share Kia Classic lead

Paula Creamer, Mariajo Uribe share Kia Classic lead

Paula Creamer easily overcame tricky morning wind conditions Thursday in the Kia Classic for a share of the first-round lead with Mariajo Uribe.

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Europe leads 7-3 after two days at EurAsia Cup

Europe leads 7-3 after two days at EurAsia Cup

Asia had two wins and two halves in the five foursomes matches at the EurAsia Cup on Friday, with Europe needing a late rally in the other match to hold a 7-3 lead after two days at Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.

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Haskins Award Watch List: March 28, 2014

Haskins Award Watch List: March 28, 2014

Another week and Patrick Rodgers still maintains the top spot on the Haskins Award Watch List. A victory from Georgia Tech junior Ollie Schniederjans helped improve his stock on the Watch List, while New Mexico's Gavin Green also jumped after his win.

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Q&A with Keith Brown of State Traditions

Q&A with Keith Brown of State Traditions

In 2007, Keith Brown was looking for a way to showcase state pride in and around Birmingham, Ala. Thus, his apparel company, State Traditions, was born. Brown offers insight on State Traditions.

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Odyssey Tank Cruiser putters

Odyssey Tank Cruiser putters

Odyssey's newest putters let you control the counterbalancing effect.

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In this issue: March 28, 2014

In this issue: March 28, 2014

Inside the March 28, 2014 issue of Golfweek

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Schniederjans takes college as learning experience

Ga. Tech's Ollie Schniederjans takes college as learning experience

Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans is taking his college career as a learning experience for the pros.

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Southern Tide's Palmetto Island Sport Polo

Southern Tide's Palmetto Island Sport Polo

Southern Tide is a lifestyle brand that focuses on making quality clothing that is built with a purpose.

Thursday, March 27

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5 Things: Perez, Lee shine early; Mickelson struggles

5 Things: Perez, Lee shine early; Mickelson struggles

Pat Perez and Danny Lee managed 4-under 68s to hold the clubhouse lead at the Valero Texas Open, while Andrew Loupe was 4 under through 11 holes before play was halted due to darkness on Thursday evening.

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Tour Tracker: Mickelson, Spieth struggle at Valero

Tour Tracker: PGA Tour's Valero Texas Open, first round live scores

Pat Perez and Danny Lee both posted 4-under 68s to take the clubhouse lead at the Valero Texas Open when play was suspended due to darkness on Thursday evening in San Antonio.

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VIDEO: College Central, Golf in 5-10 years

VIDEO: College Central, Golf in 5-10 years

Golfweek's Lance Ringler and Julie Williams joined Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski and Ryan Lavner to talk about the future of college golf, as well as a look back at the illustrious career of Ron Balicki.

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VIDEO: College Central, Best Women's Teams

VIDEO: College Central, Best Women's Teams

Golfweek's Lance Ringler and Julie Williams sat down with Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski to discuss the best women's teams in the nation as the countdown to the NCAA Championships continues.

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VIDEO: College Central, Best Men's Teams

VIDEO: College Central, Best Men's Teams

Golfweek's Lance Ringler joined Golf Channel's Steve Burkowski and Ryan Lavner to chat about the best team's in men's college golf at this point in the season, including who Ringler and Lavner thought were the favorites for the NCAA Championship.

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UA Hunter Mahan Championship draws 43 Texans

Under Armour Hunter Mahan Championship draws 43 Texans

Forty three Texans will compete Saturday through Sunday at the Under Armour/Hunter Mahan Championship at Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas.

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Bryan National Collegiate draws competitive field

Bryan National Collegiate draws competitive field

The Bryan National Collegiate will take place in Greensboro, N.C., Friday through Sunday at the par-72 Champion’s course at the Bryan Park Golf and Enrichment Center.

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Muirfield moves toward possible vote for women

Muirfield moves toward possible vote to allow women

Twenty-four hours after the Royal & Ancient Golf Club decided to hold a vote on allowing female members, the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers at Muirfield looks set to do the same.

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Nike Golf introduces golf shoes for 2014 Masters

Nike Golf introduces limited edition golf shoes for 2014 Masters

Nike Golf has introduced three limited edition footwear styles – the Nike TW’ 14, Nike Lunar Control and Nike Lunar Clayton – for the 2014 Masters.

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Watson, Faldo to play in April's RBC Heritage

Tom Watson, Nick Faldo to play in April's RBC Heritage

Tom Watson and Nick Faldo have committed to playing in the upcoming RBC Heritage Classic (April 17-20), the week after the Masters.

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Stanford returns to action at The Goodwin

Stanford returns to action at The Goodwin

Stanford is back to host The Goodwin Friday through Sunday at the par-70, 6,727-yard Stanford (Calif.) Golf Course.

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40 reads: Howard’s end came with personal dignity

Balicki: Howard’s end came with personal dignity

Late Golfweek writer Ron Balicki is best known for the man that he was, but he could also write with the best of them, including this award-winning feature on Barclay Howard. It's part of our 40 Reads series.

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Pepperdine claims victory in Hawaii

Pepperdine wins Anuenue Spring Break Classic in Hawaii

Pepperdine won its third title of the season at the Anuenue Spring Break Classic in Maui, Hawaii, by finishing with a 6-over 870.

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SCORES: Valero Texas Open, Round 4

SCORES: Valero Texas Open, Round 4

Follow the leaderboard from the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio.

Wednesday, March 26

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Mickelson readies for first Texas Open since '92

Phil Mickelson readies for first Texas Open since 1992

Phil Mickelson spent plenty of time practicing Wednesday for the Valero Texas Open -- even until his last putt couldn't be seen falling into the cup -- although TPC San Antonio requires different strategy than Augusta National.

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Notes: Walker's moving days; Johnson's 80; more

Notes: Jimmy Walker's moving days; Zach Johnson's 80; more

Jimmy Walker returns to his hometown event, the Valero Texas Open, for the first time as a PGA Tour winner, while Zach Johnson looks to erase an 80; plus more in PGA Tour news and notes.

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EurAsia Cup gives Europe chance at Ryder prep

EurAsia Cup gives Europe chance at Ryder Cup prep

Graeme McDowell says the EurAsia Cup needs to become part of Europe's preparation for the Ryder Cup, especially in finding pairings that work.

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Maggert, Andrade cash on Champions Tour

Jeff Maggert, Billy Andrade cash in as Champions Tour rookies

The early money earned by Champions Tour rookies Jeff Maggert and Billy Andrade is nothing to laugh at, but it does offer a stark reminder that the 50-year-olds aren't on the PGA Tour anymore.

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In San Antonio, Alvarado seeks path back to Tour

In San Antonio, Benjamin Alvarado looks for path back to PGA Tour

Benjamin Alvarado was two tournaments into his return toward the PGA Tour, after being sidelined for months with an injury to his left kneecap, when he got a sponsor’s exemption Monday into the Valero Texas Open.

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In this issue: Feb. 28, 2014

In this issue: Feb. 28, 2014

Inside the Feb. 28, 2014 issue of Golfweek.

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Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 26, 2014

Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 26, 2014

This week in Toy Box Extra, we take a deeper look at GPS rangefinders, as well as catch up with John Senden after his win earlier this month at the Valspar Championship.

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Callaway Golf's Link polo and Gravity skort for ladies

Callaway Golf's Link polo and Gravity skort for ladies

Callaway Apparel is not only a fashion brand, but it incorporates different technologies throughout its clothing -- two examples are its ladies Gravity skort and Link polo.

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Like Arnie, Balicki always made time for people

Rude: Like Arnie, Ron Balicki always made time for people

You couldn’t find a college hotshot or coach over the past three decades who didn’t enjoy, trust and respect the understated Ron Balicki, who died Tuesday at age 65 -- and belonged in the Nice Person Hall of Fame.

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Coaches, industry colleagues react to Balicki's passing

Coaches, industry colleagues react to Ron Balicki's passing

Here are a few reactions from college golf coaches and others in the sport, as well as just a few of the many Twitter posts they have shared, upon learning that Golfweek senior writer Ron Balicki had passed away.

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Dawson: Rio delays shrink timeline for test event

There will likely be no test tournament at the venue for the 2016 Olympics because of delays to construction of the golf course, according to International Golf Federation president Peter Dawson.

There will likely be no test tournament at the venue for the 2016 Olympics because of delays to construction of the golf course, according to International Golf Federation president Peter Dawson.

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Men's Midweek Report: Teams sweep titles

Men's Midweek Report: Top teams sweep titles

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, March 19-26.

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Staff reflects on Ron Balicki's impact on golf, careers

Staff reflects on Ron Balicki's impact on golf, careers

From Lance Ringler and Beth Ann Nichols, to Adam Schupak and Bradley S. Klein, our staff reflects on what made Ron Balicki one of a kind.

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Royal & Ancient Golf Club to vote on female members

Royal & Ancient Golf Club to vote on female members

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club is set to break with centuries of tradition and allow female members, R&A chief executive Peter Dawson announced today -- club members will vote during their annual business meeting Sept. 18.

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Tour players recall Balicki's 'passion for college golf'

Tour players recall Balicki's 'passion for college golf'

Rickie Fowler chose to break the news about going pro with a simple phone call to one man – Ron Balicki. That's the impact he had on the game's brightest, up-and-coming stars – they knew he cared about their stories.

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Our tribute: Ron Balicki (1948-2014)

Our tribute: Ron Balicki (1948-2014) 'There will only be one Wrong Ron'

Ron Balicki, 65, died Tuesday after an eight-month battle with cancer, but his impact on the game – mostly the people within it – will be felt for decades to come.

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Women's Midweek Report: Arkansas, Lopez win

Women's Midweek Report: Arkansas, Texas Tech post victories

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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College players, alums on Tour remember Balicki, 65

College players, alums on PGA Tour remember Ron Balicki, 65

PGA Tour players, college golfers and their coaches alike took time Tuesday on Twitter to memorialize Ron Balicki, the only writer in the Golf Coaches Association of America's Hall of Fame, who passed away Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 25

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Kia Classic: Tee times, first two rounds

Kia Classic: Tee times, first two rounds

In the final tune-up before the first major of the 2014 LPGA season, Lydia Ko, Karrie Webb and Azahara Munoz will form one of the top groups in the first two rounds of the Kia Classic.

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Green leads New Mexico to Lone Star victory

Gavin Green leads New Mexico to UTSA/Lone Star Invitational victory

Gavin Green took medalist honors in a playoff to lead New Mexico to victory at the UTSA/Lone Star Invitational Tuesday at Briggs Ranch Golf Course in San Antonio.

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Texas Tech women capture Briar's Creek Invitational

Texas Tech women capture Briar's Creek Invitational

With the Texas Tech men's team winning the Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate Tuesday, the Red Raiders' women's team earned a victory of their own at the Briar's Creek Invitational in Johns Island, S.C.

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Oregon State pulls away for Duck Invitational title

Oregon State pulls away in final round for Duck Invitational title

Oregon State carded the round of the day Tuesday, a 3-over 291, to wrap up the victory at the Duck Invitational at Emerald Valley Golf Club in Creswell, Ore.

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Texas Tech sweeps titles in Williamsburg

Texas Tech sweeps titles at Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate

Texas Tech shot 5-over 285 Tuesday to wrap up the team title at the Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate at Kingsmill Resort's River Course in Williamsburg, Va.

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Mickelson to play Houston, week before Masters

Phil Mickelson commits to play Shell Houston Open, week before Augusta

World No. 5 Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar have committed to playing before the Masters at next week's Shell Houston Open on the PGA Tour, according to the tournament's website.

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Auburn wins Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate

Auburn victorious at Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate

Auburn won the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate with a 15-under 273 in the final round of the event on March 25.

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Tee times: Valero Texas Open, Round 2

Tee times: Valero Texas Open, Round 2 at TPC San Antonio

Here are the tee times and pairings for the first two rounds of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio's Oaks Course.

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Ga. Tech, Schniederjans win Valspar Collegiate

Georgia Tech, Ollie Schniederjans win Valspar Collegiate

Georgia Tech and Ollie Schniederjans swept titles at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational at the Floridian on March 25.

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Colsaerts, Steele, Hearn join Dunning Golf team

Colsaerts, Steele, Hearn join Dunning Golf team

Dunning Golf announced on March 25 that the company has added Nicolas Colsaerts, Brendan Steele and David Hearn to its roster to wear the brand’s performance clothing.

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Crowne Plaza Invitational

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Expert picks: Valero Texas Open

Expert picks: Jordan Spieth, Zach Johnson among favorites at Valero Texas Open

Our experts expect strong performances this week from Jordan Spieth and Brendan Steele during the 2014 Valero Texas Open on PGA Tour -- see the rest of their picks here, for fantasy golf or just for fun.

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Humphrey ready for busy end to junior career

Vandy signee Theo Humphrey ready for busy end to junior career

Once a self-taught player, Theo Humphrey started to work with Todd Anderson a few years ago. Now, he's a highly ranked junior golfer who will have a busy schedule before attending Vanderbilt in the fall.

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Fowler tests Puma's Biofusion Tour in new video

Rickie Fowler tests Puma's Biofusion Tour in new video

In Puma Golf’s YouTube video, PGA Tour player Rickie Fowler tests the new Biofusion Tour golf shoe.

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Oklahoma State, Georgia Tech lead at Valspar

Valspar Invitational at Floridian comes down to wire

Some of the top college golfers in the country played 36 holes at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational at the Floridian Golf Club in Palm City, Fla., Monday and will continue action on Tuesday.

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TaylorMade 14-degree SLDR driver

TaylorMade 14-degree SLDR driver

The introduction of the 14-degree SLDR driver has presented one of TaylorMade's biggest challenges, because most golfers identify 14 degrees with a strong 3-wood, not a driver.

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Golf Pride CP2 Pro, CP2 Wrap Grip

Golf Pride CP2 Pro, CP2 Wrap Grip

Golf Pride's new Control Core is said to be the softest high-performance grips it has ever made.

Champ C8

Champ C8 golf grip

The Champ C8 is an all-weather golf grip available in five colors, with an anti-shock, anti-vibration wrap for comfort.

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Lamkin Utx

Lamkin Utx

The Lamkin Utx is an all-weather golf grip available in three colors, consisting of three functional layers.

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Boccieri Secret Grip Midsize

Boccieri Secret Grip Midsize

The Secret Grip's new Midsize version, weighing 92 grams, comes in three new colors, that counterbalances the swing weight of any club.

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Winn DuraTech Midsize

Winn DuraTech Midsize

Winn's DuraTech golf grip is a durable all-weather model available in midsize and designed to appeal to skilled players.

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Iomic Sticky 2.3

Iomic Sticky 2.3

Iomic's new version of the Sticky 2.3 is 30 percent firmer, and is used by the winners of 53 professional events.

Monday, March 24

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Monday musings: Week ahead; Dufner's day; more

Monday musings: Week ahead; Jason Dufner's birthday; more

Golfers' posts via Twitter on Monday ranged from looking at the week ahead to Monday's practice time to congratulations for Sunday's winners to travel travails -- and Jason Dufner's birthday. Here's a sample:

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Team of the week: Georgia

Team of the week: Georgia

Led by medalist Michael Cromie, Georgia's men won the Linger Longer Invitational March 23 in Greensboro, Ga.

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Player of the week: Jon Rahm, Arizona State

Player of the week: Jon Rahm, Arizona State

Arizona State sophomore Jon Rahm shot 21-under 192 to win the ASU Thunderbird Invitational by eight shots March 23 at Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz.

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Player of the week: Gabriela Lopez, Arkansas

Player of the week: Gabriela Lopez, Arkansas

Arkansas sophomore Gabriela Lopez won medalist honors in a playoff at the LSU Golf Classic March 22 in Baton Rouge, La.

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Team of the week: Arkansas

Team of the week: Arkansas

Arkansas' women won the LSU Golf Classic March 22 in Baton Rouge, La., shooting 18-over 882 to win by eight shots over Central Florida.

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Player of the week: Anna Newell

Player of the week: Anna Newell

Anna Newell of Tampa, Fla., shot 75-68 to finish at 1-under 143 and win the Florida Junior Tour event at Timacuan Golf and Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.

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Player of the week: Jack Comstock

Player of the week: Jack Comstock

Jack Comstock of Jacksonville, Fla., topped a talented field at the Florida Junior Tour event at Timacuan Golf and Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.

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GW College Series 2014

Golfweek College Series 2014

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OWGR: Every to 44th; Hadley still outside top 50

OWGR: Matt Every to 44th; Masters hopeful Chesson Hadley still outside top 50

Matt Every's victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational not only secured him a spot in the Masters, but also moved him to a career-high 44th in the Official World Golf Ranking while Chesson Hadley still finds himself outside the top 50.

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Tiger on Masters status: 'It's still too soon'

Tiger Woods on Masters status: 'It's still too soon'

Tiger Woods says that he has been undergoing treatment for his ailing back, but has yet to determine whether that will allow him to play at the Masters on April 10.

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Winner's Style: Every's apparel, Arnold Palmer Invitational

Winner's Style: Matt Every's apparel, Arnold Palmer Invitational

Matt Every notched his first PGA Tour victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Take a look at Every’s Callaway Golf apparel from Thursday through Sunday.

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Player Diary: California's Joel Stalter (Part 7)

Player Diary: California's Joel Stalter (Part 7)

Second-team All American Joel Staler will blog for Golfweek during the 2013-14 season and take you behind the scenes at college golf tournaments, on and off the course.

Sunday, March 23

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Feng wins Symetra Tour's Florida’s Natural Charity Classic

Cindy Feng claims victory on the Symetra Tour

Yueer “Cindy” Feng claimed her first Symetra Tour victory at Florida’s Natural Charity Classic on Sunday at Lake Wales (Fla.) Country Club.

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Ortiz wins 1st Web.com Tour title in Panama

Carlos Ortiz wins 1st Web.com Tour title in Panama

Carlos Ortiz won the Panama Claro Championship on Sunday at Panama Golf Club to earn his first Web.com Tour title.

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5 Things: Webb edges Ko, Lewis for win

5 Things: Karrie Webb edges Lydia Ko, Stacy Lewis for win

Lydia Ko gave chase late, but Karrie Webb's final-round 63 tied for the round of the day and gave her a lead she wouldn't relinquish as the Aussie won the LPGA's JTBC Founders Cup in Phoenix.

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Every's win brings new feeling to familiar place

Matt Every's win brings new feeling to familiar place in Bay Hill

It was a tad surreal for Central Florida native Matt Every to be the last one standing on the 18th green Sunday at the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational, the tournament namesake handing him the trophy.

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Arizona State leads salute to Ron Balicki

Arizona State leads salute to Ron Balicki

Arizona State head coach Tim Mickelson led the charge to honor Ron Baclicki at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational.

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Arizona State wins behind Rahm's 21-under 192

Arizona State wins behind Jon Rahm's 21-under 192

Arizona State's Jon Rahm shot 21 under at the Thunderbird Invitational, leading his team to a 20-stroke victory.

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5 Things: Every wins; Scott falls apart; more

5 Things: Matt Every wins; Adam Scott falls apart; Keegan Bradley inches short

Adam Scott entered the final round at Bay Hill with a three-shot lead, but a 4-over 76 derailed the World No. 2, while playing competitor Keegan Bradley came up inches short of forcing a playoff at Bay Hill.

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Winner's Bag: Matt Every, Arnold Palmer Invitational

Winner's Bag: Matt Every, Arnold Palmer Invitational

Here is a complete list of the clubs Matt Every used to win the 2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational, his first PGA Tour victory.

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Georgia surges on final day for Linger Longer win

Georgia surges on final day for Linger Longer win

Alabama and Georgia sat in a tie for the lead after 36 holes of the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga., but it was Georgia that seized the lead on Sunday, separating itself for a win.

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In first Champions Tour event, Maggert wins

In first Champions Tour event, Jeff Maggert wins in Mississippi

Jeff Maggert earned a victory in his first Champions Tour event thanks to a final-round 68 that helped him surpass Billy Andrade by two shots at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak in Saucier, Miss.

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Tour Tracker: Matt Every wins at Bay Hill

Tour Tracker: Matt Every Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill

Adam Scott couldn't hold his lead in Sunday's final round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill -- as Matt Every emerged for his first PGA Tour victory. Recap the highlights here!

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Hootie at Bulls Bay competitive after 1st round

Hootie at Bulls Bay competitive after 1st round

The leaderboard is crowded near the top at The Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate in Awensaw, S.C., with the likes of Missouri, South Carolina and Wake Forest in contention.

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Avenue Spring Break Classic draws top 10 teams

Avenue Spring Break Classic draws top 10 teams

A couple of top 10 teams headline a field that will play at the Avenue Spring Break Classic at the Kapalua Bay Course in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii, Monday through Wednesday.

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Clemson looks for 1st win at Briar's Creek

Clemson looks for 1st win at Briar's Creek Invitational

Clemson will look for its first win of the year at the Briar's Creek Invitational at the Golf Club at Briar’s Creek on Johns Island, S.C., Monday through Tuesday.

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Azalea Invitational attracts strong field of amateurs

Azalea Invitational attracts strong field of amateurs

The Azalea Invitational kicks off Thursday at The Country Club of Charleston, bringing with it, yet another field full of highly-ranked mid-amateur, collegiate and junior golfers.

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World Golf Hall of Fame shakes up induction

World Golf Hall of Fame shakes up induction process

The World Golf Hall of Fame announced it was changing its selection process on Sunday at Bay Hill, while also moving the selections to a biennial calendar.

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Now playing: The Hall Of Very Good

Now playing: Welcome to Jeff Rude's Hall Of Very Good

Our Jeff Rude recognizes that some of the World Golf HOF inductees of recent years have been criticized, most worthy of the "Hall of Very Good." Here's his initial class in his new HOF, complete with major winners and some of the best amateur players.

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Schupak: World Golf HOF struggles with its identity

Schupak: World Golf HOF struggles with its identity

With light attendance and a few controversial inductions, the World Golf Hall of Fame grapples with its place in the game.

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Hunter Mahan (back) withdraws from Bay Hill

Hunter Mahan (back) withdraws from Bay Hill

Hunter Mahan withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday after feeling pain in his back on the second hole.

Saturday, March 22

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5 Things: Ko, Korda rise; Lee slips; more

5 Things: Lydia Ko, Jessica Korda rise; Mirim Lee slips; more

Lydia Ko's second 67 of the week in Phoenix, on the heels of her second-round 66, lifted her to the lead Saturday at the JTBC Founders Cup on the LPGA Tour. Here are 5 Things to know from Phoenix.

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Andrade, Couples share lead in Mississippi

Billy Andrade, Fred Couples share lead in Mississippi

50-year-old Billy Andrade had the low round of the day, firing a 7-under 65 to jump into a tie for the lead with Fred Funk after the second round of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak.

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Rude: Scott will try to 'put foot down early' Sunday

Rude: Adam Scott will try to 'put foot down early' Sunday at Bay Hill

Optimists would view Adam Scott's three-shot advantage at Bay Hill as half full, not half empty, and so does Scott. “It’s a really good spot to be in,” the affable Australian said after three rounds of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Alabama, Georgia tied at Linger Longer Invitational

Alabama, Georgia tied at Linger Longer Invitational

Alabama, No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, and No. 5 Georgia are tied for the lead after the second round of the Linger Longer Invitational on Saturday.

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Na picks up pace, yet reputation remains

Kevin Na picks up pace of play, yet reputation remains

Kevin Na, who became golf's poster boy for slow play at the 2012 Players Championship and was put on the clock at last week's Valspar Championship, enjoyed a lighthearted poke at the topic from Sunday's gallery at Bay Hill.

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5 Things: Bradley cuts into Scott's lead; more

5 Things: Keegan Bradley cuts into Adam Scott's lead; more from Bay Hill's Arnold Palmer Invitational

Saturday’s third round at Bay Hill started as the potential coronation of Australian Adam Scott, but ended with Keegan Bradley pulling to three shots back. Here are 5 Things to know from the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Arizona State, Rahm lead Thunderbird Invitational

Arizona State, Rahm lead ASU Thunderbird Invitational

Host Arizona State will take a 10-shot lead into Sunday’s final round of the Arizona State Thunderbird Invitational at Karsten Golf Course.

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Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, final round

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, Sunday's final round at Bay Hill

Adam Scott will seek a wire-to-wire win in the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, sharing his final-round tee time Sunday with Keegan Bradley.

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Tour Tracker: Scott maintains lead at Palmer

Tour Tracker: Adam Scott maintains Arnold Palmer Invitational lead at Bay Hill

Adam Scott saw his margin shrink a bit but still leads the Arnold Palmer Invitational after Saturday's third round at Bay Hill Club and Lodge -- recap the highlights right here.

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Former USGA executive director Hannigan dies

Former USGA executive director Frank Hannigan dies at 82

Former U.S. Golf Association executive director Frank Hannigan has died at age 82, the organization announced Saturday via Twitter.

Friday, March 21

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Arizona State leads Thunderbird; Balicki honored

Arizona State leads Thunderbird; Golfweek's Ron Balicki honored

Arizona State opened with a 13-under 271 Friday to take a seven-shot lead at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational at Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz.

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Mirim Lee leads Lydia Ko by 2 at Founders Cup

Mirim Lee leads Lydia Ko by 2 shots at Founders Cup

Mirim Lee shot a 5-under 67 on Friday in the JTBC Founders Cup to take a two-stroke lead over Lydia Ko into the weekend.

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Fred Couples fires 66, takes lead at Fallen Oak

Fred Couples fires 66, takes lead at Fallen Oak

Fred Couples bolted to the front of the pack on Friday at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic at Fallen Oak. The 54-year-old Couples shot a 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead in nearly ideal conditions.

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Alabama headlines field at Linger Longer Invitational

Alabama headlines field at Linger Longer Invitational

Alabama headlines a field that includes seven top 50 teams at the Linger Longer Invitational at the Great Waters Golf Club at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Ga.

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Heckler prompts Na to request security at Bay Hill

Heckler prompts Kevin Na to request security at Bay Hill

A week after earning a warning for slow play, Kevin Na was heckled by an unruly member of the gallery on several occasions Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and requested security follow his group.

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Adam Scott (68) continues to dismantle Bay Hill

Adam Scott (68) continues to dismantle Bay Hill, leads by seven shots

While it wasn't a 10-under 62, Adam Scott's 4-under 68 allowed him to keep his foot on the collective throat of his competition at Bay Hill, with the World No. 2 taking a seven-shot lead into the weekend.

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Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, Saturday

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, Saturday

Here are the tee times and pairings for the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational Saturday at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Fla.

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5 Things: Scott puts foot on gas; Saunders shines; more

5 Things: Adam Scott puts foot on gas at Bay Hill; Sam Saunders shines; more

A day after shooting 10-under 62 to tie the tournament record, Adam Scott added to his lead Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday's second round at Bay Hill.

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Tracker: Scott (68) extends lead to 7 at API

Tour Tracker: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Round 2 at Bay Hill

Adam Scott fought through mild flu symptoms to card an opening-round, 10-under 62 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Can he keep it up Friday at Bay Hill? Follow now!

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Jack Fleck, winner of 1955 U.S. Open, dies at 92

Jack Fleck, winner of 1955 U.S. Open, dies at 92

Jack Fleck, who won the 1955 U.S. Open in a playoff with Ben Hogan, has died. He was 92.

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Hadley's bumpy journey could lead to Augusta

Chesson Hadley's bumpy journey could lead to Augusta National

Rookie Chesson Hadley has had plenty of bumps in his road to his current T-2 standing at Bay Hill – yet the Georgia Tech grad is still within striking distance of a spot in next month's Masters.

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Putter big as Bradley cards 2nd-round 67 at Bay Hill

Putter big as Keegan Bradley cards second-round 67 at Bay Hill

When Keegan Bradley finished up play Friday afternoon at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, he had the round of the day, a 5-under 67 that included six birdies and one bogey.

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Notebook: Robertson picks up the Kent State torch

Notebook: Experienced Robertson picks up the Kent State torch

In college golf, they rarely come as experienced as Greg Robertson, who is leading the charge for Kent State this season.

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Annika Award Watch List: March 21, 2014

Annika Award Watch List: Vandy's Feng coming into her own

It took a few months of school and tournament play for Vanderbilt freshman Simin Feng to find her comfort zone, but now with a victory under her belt and the academic load less overwhelming, Feng is a force to be reckoned with.

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Haskins Award Watch List: March 21, 2014

Haskins Award Watch List: Rodgers, Robledo battling for top spot

While Stanford's Patrick Rodgers stays atop the list, Houston's Roman Robledo and Cal's Joel Stalter both make big moves on this week's Haskins Award Watch List.

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South Africa, Day 1: In Cape Town, thrills and thieves

South Africa, Day 1: In Cape Town, thrills and thieves

Now settled in on a two-week trip to South Africa, our Martin Kaufmann took in Cape Town with a walk and found himself confronted with a plethora of panhandlers.

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Callaway Golf's Zing Polo uses Opti-Series technology

Callaway Golf's Zing Polo uses Opti-Series technology

Callaway apparel has incorporated its Opti-Series technology into its latest Zing polo for spring 2014.

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TaylorMade Ghost Spider Si putter

TaylorMade Ghost Spider Si putter

The newest member of TaylorMade's Ghost Spider family of putters – the white-headed Ghost Spider Si mallet – is a high MOI (moment of inertia) putter with a counter-balanced grip.

Thursday, March 20

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5 Things: Ishikawa, Merrick 3 back of Scott at API

5 Things: Ryo Ishikawa, John Merrick 3 back of Adam Scott; Henrik Stenson strong; more

With Tiger Woods withdrawing Tuesday, Adam Scott was left as the headliner of this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. Thursday, he didn't disappoint, shooting 10-under 62 to take a three-shot lead on Ryo Ishikawa and John Merrick.

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Voila! Inbee Park takes clubhouse lead at Founders

Voila! Inbee Park takes clubhouse lead at JTBC Founders Cup

Inbee Park played in the shadows of Lydia Ko for much of her round, but four birdies over her last five holes led to a 6-under 66 and a one-shot lead at the JTBC Founders Cup.

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Tracker: Scott cards 62, leads by 3 at Bay Hill

Tour Tracker: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Round 1

Will the trend of confident young players winning titles continue? Or will the likes of Bubba Watson, Justin Rose, Adam Scott or Graeme McDowell add a victory before the Masters? Follow our live blog from Bay Hill!

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Fighting flu, Scott ties record with 62 at Bay Hill

Fighting flu, Adam Scott ties record with 62 at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Suffering from mild flu symptoms, Adam Scott tied the tournament record with a 10-under 62 Thursday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Brenny calls sexual-bias case award ‘vindicating’

Victory in sexual-bias case against Minnesota ‘vindicating,’ Katie Brenny says

Nearly three years after Katie Brenny brought a lawsuit alleging the University of Minnesota had fired her as women’s golf coach after learning she is a lesbian, she was awarded a maximum of $359,000 by Judge Thomas Sipkins of Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis.

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Allergies force Bubba Watson to WD at Bay Hill

Allergies force Bubba Watson to withdraw from Arnold Palmer Invitational

Bubba Watson withdrew shortly after his first round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Thursday at Bay Hill, citing allergies.

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Fitzpatrick fires 71 in first round at Bay Hill

Amateur Matthew Fitzpatrick fires 71 in first round at Bay Hill

Matthew Fitzpatrick, the 19-year-old amateur from England, is making his second PGA Tour start this week at Bay Hill. Thursday, the defending U.S. Amateur champ shot 1-under 71.

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USGA's Davis addresses concerns at LPGA meeting

USGA's Mike Davis addresses U.S. Women's Open concerns at LPGA meeting

LPGA commissioner Mike Whan invited USGA executive director Mike Davis to an LPGA player meeting this week at the JTBC Founders Cup to answer questions and ease concerns about this year's U.S Women's Open.

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Tiger has bulging disk in back, source says

Tiger Woods diagnosed with bulging disk in back, source says

Tiger Woods has been diagnosed with a bulging back disk and won’t need surgery, someone with knowledge of his condition said Thursday.

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Callaway X2 Hot Deep fairway woods

Callaway X2 Hot Deep fairway woods

X Hot Deep has become X2 Hot Deep for 2014. Along with the slight name change, there are new options in lofts: 12.5 (2Deep), 14.5 (3Deep) and 18.5 (5Deep).

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Georgia Southern seniors share special weekend

Georgia Southern seniors share special weekend

Georgia Southern seniors Will Evans and Hayden Anderson honor their late teammate, Thomas Sharkey, with holes-in-one and a win at the Schenkel Invitational.

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FootJoy releases the new FJ City golf shoe

FootJoy releases the new FJ City golf shoe

Inspired by a popular street-style shoe, FootJoy's FJ City was designed to enhance a player's style without sacrificing performance and function.

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Arkansas, Tubert defend at LSU Tiger Golf Classic

Arkansas, Tubert defend at LSU Tiger Golf Classic

Eight top-50 teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings will tee off at the LSU Tiger Golf Classic Friday through Sunday at the University Club in Baton Rouge, La., including defending champ Arkansas.

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SCORES: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Round 4

SCORES: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Round 4

Follow the leaderboard from the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla.

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Q&A with Masun Denison on Adidas' ballerina golf shoe

Q&A with Masun Denison on Adidas' ballerina golf shoe

Talking adidas Golf’s climacool ballerina golf shoe for women with Masun Denison, Director, Global Product marketing, Footwear at Adidas Golf.

Wednesday, March 19

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LPGA notes: Lewis' miscue; Nordqvist's changes

LPGA notes: Stacy Lewis' miscue; Anna Nordqvist's changes; more

Stacy Lewis’ bunker issues continue, beaning Cristie Kerr in the head during a practice round; Anna Nordqvist's changes pay off; Paula Creamer gets a legendary footwork tip; plus more news from the LPGA.

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Back specialist says Tiger can be ready for Masters

Back doctor: Masters not out of question if Tiger treated properly

Tiger Woods can be ready for the Masters (April 10-13) with the proper treatment on his spasming back, Dr. Alfred O. Bonati, founder of the Bonati Spine Institute in Hudson, Fla., said Wednesday.

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Bay Hill's biggest star? He won't even hit a shot this week

Bay Hill's biggest star? He won't even hit a shot this week

Arnold Palmer addressed the media on Wednesday, taking on the topics of Tiger Woods, the Eisenhower Tree, lifting weights and his feelings when someone orders an Arnold Palmer.

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PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at Bay Hill

PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at Bay Hill

A look at gear on the range prior to the start of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla.

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Fila Golf introduces new outerwear jackets

Fila Golf introduces new outerwear jackets

Fila Golf’s latest development from its classic heritage sportswear brand includes the Auckland and Rockingham Performance Jackets.

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Notes: Langley's path; MacKenzie's return; more

Notes: Scott Langley's path; Will MacKenzie's return; more

Scott Langley seeks a springboard from his top-three finish at the Valspar Championship, while Will MacKenzie enjoys a successful return -- plus more news and notes from the PGA Tour this week.

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Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 19, 2014

Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 19, 2014

Check out the March 19th issue of Toy Box Extra which concentrates on laser rangefinders, with our James Achenbach opining on his affinity for them and David Dusek speaking to his love of technology.

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Okla. St.'s Olsen competes in first Tour event

Oklahoma State's Zachary Olsen ready for first PGA Tour start at API

Best spring break ever? Oklahoma State’s Zachary Olsen is playing in his first PGA Tour event at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, which begins on Thursday.

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Hey, Keegan: Make space for roomie's hardware

Hey, Keegan: Make space for roommate Jon Curran's hardware, OK?

When Jon Curran gets back to his living room in Tequesta, Fla., he'll find a spot for his Brasil Champions trophy -- even if it won’t outshine the Wanamaker awarded to roommate Keegan Bradley.

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Euros in line for Ryder Cup take on EurAsia

European players in line for Ryder Cup take on EurAsia Cup

With the September Ryder Cup clearly at the forefront of the European agenda, likely team members with no experience such as Victor Dubuisson are headed to the EurAsia Cup in Malaysia.

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Rusty, or ready? Tiger's back cuts Masters prep

Rusty, or ready? Tiger Woods' back injury truncates Masters prep

If Tiger Woods sits out the Valero Texas Open and Shell Houston Open, as expected, he would have only 14 competitive rounds under his belt headed into the Masters.

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Men's Midweek Report: Cal, Stalter dominate NIT

Men's Midweek Report: Cal, Stalter dominate NIT for victories

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, March 12-18.

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5 Q's: Denison on Adidas Golf's pure 360

5 Q's with Masun Denison on Adidas Golf's pure 360

Masun Denison, Director, Global Product marketing, Footwear at Adidas Golf, had time to answer a few questions for Golfweek about the new 360 pure footwear and the future of Adidas Golf.

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Kentwool brings back Bubba Green Tour Profile for Masters

Bubba Green Tour Profile sock from Kentwool makes return for Masters

The Bubba Green Tour Profile performance golf sock from Kentwool is making its return for the first major of 2014.

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Women's Midweek Report: Arizona gets 1st victory

Women's Midweek Report: Arizona gets 1st victory of season

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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Golfweek's Best: Classic Courses, 2014

Golfweek's Best: Classic Courses, 2014

A look at our 2014 Golfweek's Best Classic Courses, topped by Pine Valley Golf Club, with Cypress Point and Shinnecock not far behind.

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Golfweek’s Best: Classic Courses 2014, Next 100

Golfweek’s Best: Classic Courses 2014, Next 100

Check out our Next 100 Golfweek's Best Classic Courses, including Greenbrier Resort's Old White TPC.

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Golfweek’s Best: Modern Courses 2014, Next 100

Golfweek’s Best: Modern Courses 2014, Next 100

A look at the Next 100 in the Golfweek's Best Modern Courses, including Black Diamond Ranch in Florida and Southern Highlands in Las Vegas.

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Golfweek's Best: Modern Courses, 2014

Golfweek's Best: Modern Courses, 2014

A look at Golfweek's Best Modern Courses for 2014, topped by Sand Hills Golf Club, with Pacific Dunes and Friar's Head right behind.

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Golfweek's Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play, 2014

Golfweek's Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play, 2014

A look at the Best Courses You Can Play in each state, ranging from Pebble Beach in California to TPC Sawgrass in Florida.

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Pro notes recap: Trophies, Tiger, more

Pro notes recap: Trophy-case squeeze, Tiger's readiness at Masters, more

Keegan Bradley's roommate, Jon Curran, creates a bit of a trophy-case dilemma; Tiger Woods might be ready or rusty at the Masters; some Euros find a Ryder Cup tune-up; plus more in Jim McCabe's weekly pro notes.

Tuesday, March 18

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Dusek: Woods shouldn't return until healthy

Dusek: Tiger Woods shouldn't return until completely healthy

As disappointing as it would be to withdraw from the Masters, if Tiger Wood's back is not completely healed by April 1, he should do exactly that, and for every event until he's healthy, says David Dusek.

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Pettersen chases childhood dream of being No. 1

Suzann Pettersen continues to chase childhood dream of being No. 1

Suzann Pettersen is currently World No. 2 with aspirations to take over the world's top ranking, a quest that began when she was a schoolgirl.

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Report: Brenny awarded up to $359,000 in bias case

Report: Katie Brenny awarded up to $359,000 in sexual-bias lawsuit against University of Minnesota

Katie Brenny, the former Minnesota women's coach who sued the school alleging that it fired her after learning that she is a lesbian, was awarded a maximum $359,000 by a Minneapolis judge Tuesday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported.

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Fresno State captures home event via tiebreaker

Fresno State captures home event via tiebreaker

Fresno State won a tiebreaker over Boise State to capture the Fresno State Classic Tuesday in Fresno, Calif.

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Minnesota wins BYU at Entrada Classic

Minnesota wins BYU at Entrada Classic

Minnesota won the BYU at Entrada Classic Tuesday in St. George, Utah, carding a 13-over 301 in the final round.

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Tiger (back) withdraws from API

Tiger Woods (back) withdraws from Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tiger Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational Tuesday, citing back spasms.

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Fatigued, Stenson keeps exotic sense of humor

Fatigued, Henrik Stenson maintains exotic sense of humor at Bay Hill

Even when explaining how fatigue has contributed to his slow start this year, Henrik Stenson maintains a sense of humor from homebuilding delays to pesky critters to peskier cellphone ringtones.

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Tiger showing weakness with health, Sunday setbacks

Going backward: Tiger showing weakness with health, Sunday setbacks

Another Sunday setback for Tiger Woods at Doral, whose health – and road to Augusta – is in disarray.

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Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, Round 2

Arnold Palmer Invitational: Tee times, Round 2 at Bay Hill

Here are the tee times and pairings for the first two rounds of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Fla.

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Adidas Golf releases the climacool ballerina golf shoe

Adidas Golf releases the climacool ballerina golf shoe

Adidas Golf released the new women’s climacool ballerina golf shoe on March 17. This ultra-light shoe is designed for golfers looking for a playing performance footwear with wear-anywhere style.

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Former ASU players gather prior to Founders Cup

Former Arizona State players gather prior to JTBC Founders Cup

With so many former Arizona State players in the field at this week’s JTBC Founders Cup – seven to be exact – the Sun Devil coaches organized a mini-reunion on Sunday at Modern Margarita to kick off the week.

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Doug Ghim prepares for future at Texas

Doug Ghim prepares for future as a Texas Longhorn

Doug Ghim is preparing for college golf at Texas by planning a competitive schedule, including starts at Sage Valley and the Sunnehanna Amateur.

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Tour promotes Jay Monahan to deputy commissioner

Tour promotes Jay Monahan to deputy commissioner

Jay Monahan, who has been part of the PGA Tour's senior-executive staff since 2008, has been promoted to deputy commissioner, the Tour announced Tuesday. The move takes effect April 1.

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Expert picks: Arnold Palmer Invitational

Expert picks: 2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando

Tiger Woods can play well through his aches and pains of late, some experts think, while Justin Rose also merits mention of those can succeed at Bay Hill during the 2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational -- see the rest of the picks here.

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Regions re-ups with Champions Tour in Birmingham

Regions re-ups with Champions Tour for Birmingham event

The Champions Tour will continue to play its season-opening major championship, Regions Tradition, in Birmingham, Ala., through 2018 after Regions Financial Corp. has extended its sponsorship, the tour announced Tuesday.

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Player of the week: Nelly Korda

Player of the week: Nelly Korda

Nelly Korda of Bradenton, Fla., won the Kathy Whitworth Invitational on March 11.

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Player of the week: Zachary Campbell

Player of the week: Zachary Campbell

Zachary Campbell of Benbrook, Texas, won the Texas Junior Golf Tour's Traditions Spring Break Invite at Texas A&M.

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Bahto, dry cleaner turned course restorer, dies at 83

George Bahto, dry cleaner turned course restorer, dies at 83

George Bahto, by day the operator of a successful dry cleaning store, became by night a self-educated expert on the golf course architecture of Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor. Bahto died recently at age 83.

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Rude: Reed thinking on his feet about Masters

Rude: Patrick Reed thinking on his feet about Masters, even at Bay Hill for Arnold Palmer Invitational

Patrick Reed, with college and family ties to Augusta, Ga., can't avoid dreams of the Masters while playing this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla. -- including a barefoot vision.

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How Wilmington, N.C., landed 2017 Tour stop

How Wilmington, N.C., landed PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship for 2017

The president of Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., said there had been consideration for playing host to both the Wells Fargo Championship and the PGA Championship in 2017, but Eagle Point in Wilmington emerged as the top option.

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Patrick Reed practices with wooden driver

Patrick Reed practices with wooden driver

Golf’s newest three-time winner has gone old school in practice: Patrick Reed has used a persimmon Ben Hogan driver as a training aid for the past month.

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Kerr embraces parenthood by taking charge

Cristie Kerr on parenthood: 'I feel like I was always born to be a mom'

Cristie Kerr embraces parenthood by taking charge with color-coordinated outfits and stacks of diapers.

Monday, March 17

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Junior Invitational field set for 2014

The 54-player field for the 2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley is set and is highlighted by 23 of the top 25 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings.

The 54-player field for the 2014 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley is set and is highlighted by 23 of the top 25 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings.

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Player of the week: Daniela Darquea, Miami

Player of the week: Daniela Darquea, Miami

Miami's Daniela Darquea won her second straight tournament March 16 at the SunTrust Gator Women's Invite in Gainesville, Fla.

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Team of the week: Arizona

Team of the week: Arizona

Arizona won the SunTrust Gator Women's Invite March 16 in Gainesville, Fla., using a final-round, 5-over 285 to overtake the top spot at 26-over 866, one shot better than Kent State.

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Team of the week: California

Team of the week: California

Cal bounced back from an eighth-place finish at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters to win the National Invitational Tournament March 16 in Tucson, Ariz.

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Player of the week: Roman Robledo, Houston

Player of the week: Roman Robledo, Houston

Houston junior Roman Robledo won his third straight tournament March 15 at the Border Olympics in Laredo, Texas.

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After T-8, Manassero heads home before Masters

After T-8, Matteo Manassero heads home before Masters

After a T-8 at the Valspar Championship, Matteo Manassero headed home to Italy for a few weeks off and then will warm up for the Masters at the Shell Houston Open.

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Thumb bandaged at Bay Hill, Day WDs again

Thumb bandaged at Bay Hill, Jason Day WDs again

Jason Day withdrew Monday from this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational, a thumb injury preventing the Australian from taking the course.

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Player diary: Brad Dalke (Part 1)

Player diary: Brad Dalke's world travels to Dubai, South Africa

Brad Dalke joins the Golfweek.com staff as a junior player blogger for the 2014 season. Here is his latest installment on his play at the Jones Cup and CB&I Boys, as well as his world travels to Dubai and South Africa.

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Players sway Euro Tour to Final Series changes

Players sway European Tour to Final Series changes

The European Tour no longer requires its members to play in two out of the first three events of the Final Series to qualify for the DP World Tour Championship, one of three major changes announced today.

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Entering Bay Hill, Tiger 40th in Ryder Cup standings

Entering Bay Hill, Tiger Woods 40th in U.S. Ryder Cup standings

Tiger Woods will enter this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill not only looking for his first victory of the season, but also trying to move up in the U.S. Ryder Cup standings, where he is ranked 40th.

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Monday musings: Golfers' day via Twitter

Monday musings: Golfers' day via Twitter

Monday's musings from the world of golf were varied -- and creative -- from wins to St. Patrick's Day to the NCAA Tournament. Here are a few highlights from the Twitter feeds of top pros and figures of the game.

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Player diary: Davidson's Todd Eckstein (Part 5)

Player diary: Eckstein addresses problems, finds patience on course

Junior David Eckstein was replacing problems with 'band-aids' before fixing the problem. His problem? Patience. He had none until he found it at the team's home event – the Davidson College Invitational.

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USGA sets 24 sectional qualifiers for Women's Open

USGA sets 24 sectional qualifiers for 2014 U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst

Twenty U.S. sites and four abroad will play host to 36 holes of sectional qualifying for the 2014 U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst, N.C.

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Winner’s Style: John Senden, Valspar Championship

Winner’s Style: John Senden, Valspar Championship

John Senden picked up his second PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead course. Check out his Greg Norman Collection apparel, Thursday through Sunday.

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Inkster to captain U.S. 2015 Solheim team

Juli Inkster to captain U.S. 2015 Solheim Cup team

Juli Inkster will captain the 2015 U.S. Solheim Cup team. The fiery Hall of Famer has been picked to lead the Americans in Germany Sept. 18-20 at St. Leon-Rot.

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NHL coach's young son makes back-to-back aces

Son of NHL's McLellan makes back-to-back hole-in-ones

If San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan’s son doesn’t want to play professional hockey like his old man, he might have a future in golf. Cale McLellan made back-to-back holes-in-one March 15.

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Robledo, teammates aim to revive Houston program

Roman Robledo, teammates aim to revive Houston program

Roman Robledo has blossomed in his junior year for the Houston Cougars with three straight wins.

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Fanny Cnops accepts Symetra Tour exemption

Central Florida's Fanny Cnops accepts Symetra Tour exemption

Fanny Cnops earned a sponsor exemption to the Symetra Tour's IOA Golf Classic at Alaqua Country Club in Longwood, Fla., March 28-30.

Sunday, March 16

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Couples' birdie-birdie finish takes Toshiba

Fred Couples' birdie-birdie finish takes Toshiba Classic

With 4-footers for birdie on the par-3 17th and par-5 18th at Newport Beach (Calif.) CC, Fred Couples won his second Toshiba Classic on the Champions Tour.

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Winner's Bag: John Senden, Valspar Championship

Winner's Bag: John Senden, Valspar Championship on PGA Tour, WITB

Here is a complete list of the clubs John Senden used to win his second PGA Tour event, the 2014 Valspar Championship.

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California bounces back with big win at NIT

California bounces back with big win at NIT

California took a 15-stroke victory over Oklahoma State and SMU at the National Invitational Tournament in Tucson, Ariz.

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5 Things: Senden survives; Copperhead strikes; more

5 Things: John Senden survives to win Valspar Championship; Copperhead strikes PGA Tour; more

Nearly eight years removed from his other PGA Tour win, John Senden endured a roller-coaster back nine Sunday at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course to hold off Kevin Na by a shot and win the 2014 Valspar Championship on PGA Tour.

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Louisville takes Clover Cup over host Notre Dame

Louisville takes Clover Cup over host Notre Dame

Louisville fought off host Notre Dame, winning the Clover Cup in Mesa, Ariz.

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Arizona gets 1st win at Gator Women's Invitational

Arizona gets 1st win at Gator Women's Invitational

The Arizona Wildcats jumped into first place after a tournament-best 5-over 285 on the final day of the SunTrust Gator Women's Invitational.

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Tour Tracker: Senden wins Valspar Championship

Tour Tracker: John Senden wins Valspar Championship

John Senden charged to victory Sunday after third-round leader Robert Garrigus faded early at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead course.

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Georgia Southern, Wolfes win Schenkel Invitational

Georgia Southern, Wolfes win Schenkel Invitational

Junior Scott Wolfes' 68 on the final day of the Schenkel Invitational helped seal the tournament for host Georgia Southern.

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Wisconsin to defend title at BYU at Entrada Classic

Wisconsin to defend title at BYU at Entrada Classic

The Wisconsin Badgers head to St. George, Utah, Monday through Tuesday to defend their title at the BYU at Entrada Classic.

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Achoo!!! Sabbatini sneezes, injures rib at Valspar

Achoo!!! Rory Sabbatini sneezes, injures rib at Valspar Championship

Rory Sababatini (7-over 78) had already been dealing with a neck injury, and to add injury to insult, he sneezed on No. 14 and injured a rib on Sunday at the Valspar Championship.

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5 Things: Canizares breaks long drought; Lewis better

5 Things: Alejandro Canizares breaks long drought; Tom Lewis better

In winning the Trophee Hassan II, Alejandro Canizares broke a victory drought stretching eight years and became the fourth Spaniard to win on this year’s European Tour.

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62, playoff birdie give Hull first LET win

62, playoff birdie in Morocco give Charley Hull first LET win

Charley Hull’s sensational first professional win could be good and bad news for the Ladies European Tour – which rewards her a two-year exemption, but could in turn lose more weeks of her play to the LPGA.

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Calcavecchia WDs at Valspar, citing illness

Mark Calcavecchia WDs at Valspar, citing illness

A pale-looking Mark Calcavecchia, 53, withdrew from the Valspar Championship after a front-nine 40 in the final round because of a virus.

Saturday, March 15

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Rude: Slow-play controversy surrounds Na again

Rude: Slow-play controversy surrounds Kevin Na, Robert Garrigus at Valspar

While Robert Garrigus' caddie insists the slow play of Kevin Na got his player out of rhythm, Garrigus aid Saturday that Na had gotten a lot better, even after both players were put on the clock at the Valspar Championship.

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5 Things: Garrigus keeps lead at Valspar

5 Things: Robert Garrigus keeps lead at Valspar; John Senden soars; more

Despite a slow-play warning and two missed short putts in the final seven holes, Robert Garrigus maintained the lead after 54 holes at the Valspar Championship.

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Vanderbilt captures 3M Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate

Vanderbilt captures 3M Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate

Vanderbilt carded a final-round 7-over 295 Saturday to win the 3M Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate and clinch the team's second victory of the season.

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Valspar Championship: Tee times, final round

Valspar Championship: Tee times, final round

Here are the tee times and pairings for the third round of the Valspar Championship Sunday at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla.

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Mercer takes Seminole Intercollegiate

Mercer takes Seminole Intercollegiate for 2nd win of season

Mercer won its second tournament of the season, putting together a two-round, 2-under performance Saturday at the Seminole Intercollegiate.

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Cal stretches lead at NIT; Okla. St. slips to 5th

Cal stretches lead at NIT; Oklahoma State slips to 5th

California might have shot 13 shots worse than its first-round score at the National Invitational Tournament, but its 7-under 281 Saturday at OMNI Tucson (Ariz.) National stretched the Bears' lead to 16 shots.

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Tracker: Garrigus shoots 70, keeps Valspar lead

Tour Tracker: Valspar Championship, Saturday's third round on PGA Tour

Robert Garrigus carded a second-round, 5-under 66 to grab a three-shot lead at the Valspar Championship. Now he'll try and add to his winning margin Saturday at Innisbrook. Follow now!

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Georgia Southern leads at Schenkel Invitational

Georgia Southern leads by 4 at Schenkel Invitational

Georgia Southern shot 12-under 276 in the second round of the Schenkel Invitational to take a four-shot lead into Sunday’s final round.

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Houston, Robledo win at Border Olympics

Houston, Roman Robledo each win 3rd straight title at Border Olympics

Houston won its third straight tournament of the season – and its fourth overall – at the Border Olympics on March 15.

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Kent State pulls ahead at Gator Women's Invite

Kent State pulls ahead by 5 shots at Gator Women's Invite

Kent State used a 1-under 279 in Saturday's second round of the SunTrust Gator Women's Invite to grab a five-shot lead at Mark Bostick Golf Club in Gainesville, Fla.

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Canizares fires 69 for 6-shot lead in Morocco

Canizares fires 69 for 6-shot lead in Morocco

Alejandro Canizares of Spain extended his lead to six strokes in the third round of the Trophee Hassan II after shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday.

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Goosen cards 64 to climb Valspar leaderboard

Retief Goosen cards 64 to climb Valspar Championship leaderboard

Retief Goosen shot his best round of the year, a bogey-free, 7-under 64, to climb up the leaderboard early in the third round of the Valspar Championship.

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Bernhard Langer leads by 2 at Toshiba Classic

Bernhard Langer leads by 2 at Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic

Bernhard Langer birdied three of the last four holes for an 8-under 63 and a two-stroke lead Friday in the Champions Tour's Toshiba Classic.

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Tardy's goal to win U.S. Girls' Junior in July

Tardy's lofty goal to win U.S. Girls' Junior Championship

Bailey Tardy will attend Georgia in the fall after an accomplished junior career, but she has one goal in mind before leaving her junior days behind: Win a U.S. Girls' Junior Championship.

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Player Diary: Ashlan Ramsey (Part 17)

Player Diary: Clemson freshman Ashlan Ramsey (Part 17)

Clemson freshman Ashlan Ramsey joins the Golfweek.com staff as a player blogger for the 2013-14 college golf season.

Friday, March 14

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Oklahoma leads by 3 at Border Olympics

Oklahoma leads by 3 at Border Olympics; Houston third

Oklahoma took a three-shot lead after Friday's opening two rounds of the Border Olympics at Laredo (Texas) Country Club.

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Valspar Championship: Tee times, third round

Tee times, pairings for third round of Valspar Championship

Here are the tee times and pairings for Saturday's third round of the Valspar Championship.

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Pinehurst Resort on verge of acquiring National GC

Pinehurst No. 9? Pinehurst Resort on verge of acquiring National GC

Pinehurst Resort is on the verge of acquiring National Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus signature design.

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5 Things: Garrigus fires 66, takes lead at Valspar

5 Things: Robert Garrigus takes lead at Valspar Championship; Kevin Na still bogey-free; more

Cool temperatures and windy conditions again made scoring difficult early Friday at the Valspar Championship. But things heated up in the afternoon, including Robert Garrigus, who shot 5-under 66 to take a three-shot lead.

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Tracker: Garrigus' 66 gives him Valspar lead

Tour Tracker: Valspar Championship, Friday's 2nd round on PGA Tour

Four players enter Friday's second round of the PGA Tour's Valspar Championship tied for the lead, with seven more a shot back. Keep up with the highlights and live scores right here!

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Behind Feng, Vanderbilt leads Lady Jaguar

Behind Feng, Vanderbilt leads Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate

Vanderbilt, No. 11 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, are leading by 10 strokes at the Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate.

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Colorado holds 4-shot lead at Clover Cup

Colorado takes 4-shot lead after first round of Clover Cup

Colorado leads the Clover Cup at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz., after a 4-over 292 in the first round.

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UAB takes one-shot lead at Schenkel Invitational

UAB takes one-shot lead at Schenkel Invitational

Alabama-Birmingham shot a 3-under 285 in the first round of the Schenkel Invitational for a one-shot lead at Forest Heights Country Club.

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California shoots 20 under to lead by 13 at NIT

California shoots 20 under to lead by 13 at NIT

After finishing eighth at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters for its worst finish since the 2011 NCAA Championship, California shot 20-under 268 in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament.

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Mercer leads by 5 at Seminole Intercollegiate

Mercer leads by 5 at Seminole Intercollegiate

Mercer, No. 37 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings, leads the Seminole Intercollegiate after a first round 6-under 282.

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Rose gaining confidence at Valspar Championship

Readying for Augusta, Justin Rose gaining confidence at Valspar Championship

Shoulder tendinitis has caused Justin Rose to play in just three tournaments this season, and he'll only reach five events played before the Masters. That makes this week at Innisbrook a crucial one for Rose.

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John Daly cards 90 at Valspar Championship

John Daly cards 90 in second round of Valspar Championship

John Daly fired an 81 in the second round of last year's Tampa Bay Championship. Friday, Daly's second-round misfortune at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course continued with a 90.

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Canizares shoots 68 to keep lead in Agadir

Alejandro Canizares shoots 68 to keep lead in Agadir

Alejandro Canizares of Spain retained a one-stroke lead over Seve Benson of England by shooting a 4-under 68 in the second round of the Trophee Hassan II.

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Morales earns exemption for Symetra Tour’s IOA

Nicole Morales earns sponsor exemption for Symetra Tour’s IOA

Nicole Morales has earned a sponsor exemption into the Symetra Tour’s Insurance Office of America Golf Classic on March 28-30.

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Curtis Cup: Who could've made U.S. team?

Curtis Cup: Who could've made U.S. team? Chen, Na and more

On March 13, the 2014 Curtis Cup team was announced. But, let’s just imagine the Curtis Cup team is made up of 10 players like the Walker Cup team instead of eight. Who would else would make the team?

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Notebook: Arizona squad awaits breakthrough

Women's Notebook: Youthful Arizona squad looking for breakthrough

Arizona epitomizes youth this season in every way. The leading Wildcat scorers are a sophomore transfer and two freshmen. With youth comes the opportunity for a breakout performance.

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Dan Brooks reflects on 30 years at Duke

Dan Brooks reflects on 30 years at Duke

Dan Brooks, in his 30th season with the Duke Blue Devils, discusses his growth and the growth of college golf.

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KBS Shafts succeeding on pro circuits

KBS Shafts succeeding on pro circuits

Looking at the official survey results from the major professional tours for the last six years, it's a matter of record: more than 100 victories for KBS.

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Maide launches new Highland Pant

Maide launches new Highland Pant

Maide combines golf’s traditional fashion with modern profiles and fabrication to create the first contemporary heritage golf brand.

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Annika Award Watch List: March 14, 2014

Annika Award Watch List: Duke's Yu Liu making big impression

Duke freshman Yu Liu has quietly risen to the No. 2 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, most recently propelled by a big victory at the Darius Rucker Invitational.

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Haskins Award Watch List: March 14, 2014

Haskins Award Watch List: Patrick Rodgers wins to solidify top spot

This week, Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers was the only player that helped himself and boosted his resume on the 2014 Haskins Award Watch List. Rodgers picked up his third victory of the season at the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.

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New Balance introduces the NBG2002

New Balance introduces the NBG2002

In January, New Balance announced the launch of New Balance Golf, a footwear collection for 2014. Now, New Balance introduces the NBG2002.

Thursday, March 13

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5 Things: Cool in Tampa as four 68s lead

5 Things: Leaders keep cool in Tampa with four 68s at PGA Tour's Valspar Championship

Greg Chalmers, Matt Every, Danny Lee and Pat Perez shot 3-under 68s to find the first-round lead at the PGA Tour's Valspar Championship. Here are 5 Things to know about the day's events in Palm Harbor, Fla.

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Tour Tracker: 4-way tie for Valspar lead

Tour Tracker: 4-way tie for Valspar Championship after Thursday's 1st round on PGA Tour

Matt Every took the lead early at the PGA Tour's Valspar Championship on Thursday near Tampa -- tied in the afternoon by Greg Chalmers, Danny Lee and Pat Perez. Recap the first-round highlights here!

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62 gives Canizares 1st-round lead in Morocco

62 gives Alejandro Canizares 1st-round lead in Morocco

Alejandro Canizares mastered the windy conditions in Morocco with 11 birdies in a 10-under 62 that gave him a one-stroke lead over Seve Benson in the first round of the Trophee Hassan II.

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Fossum inspired players, community at MSU

Bruce Fossum inspired players, community at Michigan State

Bruce Fossum, who coached the Michigan State Spartans for 25 years, died Tuesday in Michigan.

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Park, Talley, Ramsey top U.S. Curtis Cup selections

Annie Park, Emma Talley top U.S. Curtis Cup selections

The USGA on Thursday announced the eight-player U.S. team for the 2014 Curtis Cup, led by reigning U.S. Women's Amateur champ Emma Talley and NCAA individual champ Annie Park.

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Brown helps LPGA legends support sick kids

Cancer survivor Ashtyn Brown helps LPGA legends support sick kids

University of Indianapolis junior Ashtyn Brown, a two-time cancer survivor, knows what it is like to be diagnosed at a young age, and extra time giving back to sick kids.

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USGA communications director leaving organization

USGA communications director Joe Goode leaving organization

The USGA announced on Wednesday that its managing director of communications, Joe Goode, will be leaving the organization to pursue other opportunities in a private sector strategic communications role.

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National Invitational features nation's hottest teams

National Invitational Tournament features nation's hottest teams

Oklahoma State, UNLV and California headline the field at the National Invitational Tournament in Arizona this weekend.

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Report: Jury orders Woods' company to pay up

Report: Jury orders Tiger Woods' company to pay $668,000

A jury ordered Tiger Woods' company, ETW, to pay $668,000 to a company that alleged breach of a licensing agreement, the Miami Herald reported Wednesday.

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SCORES: Valspar Championship, Round 4

SCORES: Valspar Championship, Round 4

Follow the leaderboard from the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook.

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Kilpatrick steps up for struggling Bears in Vegas

Keelan Kilpatrick steps up for struggling Bears in Vegas

For the first time since the 2010 Olympia Fields / Fighting Illini Invitational, California didn’t win or finish in the top-five of a tournament on March 9 at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.

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Coetzee chases berths at Augusta, Hoylake

George Coetzee chases top-50 qualifying berths for Augusta, Hoylake

A T-14 at Doral only earned enough points for George Coetzee to creep into 56th position; to nail down a spot into the Masters, he’d have to be top-50 as of April 6, so Coetzee is in Morocco this week at the Trophee Hassan II.

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2014 major venues, Tiger might not be perfect fit

Bum back, course changes might present major obstacle for Tiger

One of the misguided concepts people bandied about in the preseason was this notion that Tiger Woods was virtually a lock to win a 2014 major championship because of where they would be played.

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Tesori, family persevere with help of Tour family

Tesori, family persevere with help of extended Tour family

Paul Tesori didn't know if he was strong enough to handle his newborn son being sent to the ICU with complications after his birth. But with the help of his PGA Tour family, Tesori and wife, Michelle, kept their faith and have a boy with a full life ahead of him.

Wednesday, March 12

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Notes: Fichardt puts family in Florida Swing

PGA Tour notes: Darren Fichardt puts family in Florida Swing

Darren Fichardt works family time at Disney into his Florida Swing, Richard Sterne plans to address his ailing hip and Peter Uihlein takes aim at the Masters in this week's PGA Tour notes.

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5 Things: English ready; Snedeker searches; more

5 Things: Harris English ready; Brandt Snedeker searches; more from Valspar Championship near Tampa

Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course boasts a roster of past champions that proves it’s a great spot for top ballstrikers. Here are 5 Things to know on the eve of the PGA Tour's Valspar Championship.

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Kraft Nabisco won't be LPGA sponsor after '14

Kraft Nabisco won't sponsor LPGA tourney after 2014

The first major of the LPGA season will lose Kraft Nabisco as a sponsor after 2014, commissioner Mike Whan told the local newspaper.

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Rude: Reed indeed headed toward top 5

Rude: Patrick Reed indeed headed toward list of world's top 5

Patrick Reed says he feels like he’s a top-five golfer in the world. He’ll likely get there, given his confidence, complete game and closer’s mentality.

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VIDEO: Johnson talks Adidas Golf's pure 360 golf shoe

VIDEO: Dustin Johnson talks Adidas Golf's pure 360 golf shoe

Adidas Golf tour staff professional Dustin Johnson talk's Adidas Golf's new pure 360 golf shoe in an in-depth video episode of "Sport Science."

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Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 12, 2014

Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 12, 2014

We take a look at new gear from Callaway, TaylorMade and Titleist, as well as sit down with Nike's Rock Ishii to talk about the RZN ball and his interactions with Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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PGA task force eyes "non-traditional" growth

PGA task force eyes "non-traditional" ways to grow golf

In the spirit of the recent Hackgolf initiative, the PGA of America has formed a task force charged with growing the game beyond traditional means.

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Woods tops early odds for 2014 Masters

Tiger Woods tops early odds for 2014 Masters

World No. 1 Tiger Woods, who won five events during the PGA Tour's 2013 season yet came up short at all four majors, stands atop the odds to win the 2014 Masters.

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Women's Midweek Report: Duke, freshman Liu win

Women's Midweek Report: Duke, Liu win Darius Rucker Invitational

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, March 6-11

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Men's Midweek Report: UNLV posts big victory

Men's Midweek Report: UNLV, Stanford's Patrick Rodgers post big wins

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.

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Players in disbelief after RMU cut women's golf

Players still in disbelief after Robert Morris cut women's golf

Whipping away tears, Robert Morris head coach Jerry Stone found it hard to talk about the school's women’s golf team, which will disband at the end of the spring season.

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VIDEO: Chesson Hadley shows off his 'guns'

VIDEO: Chesson Hadley shows off his 'guns'

Chesson Hadley demonstrates how to effectively hit a golf ball out of a bunker – and showcase one's biceps.

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Benjamin Baxter plans big year before joining SMU

Benjamin Baxter plans big year before joining SMU

Benjamin Baxter plans on playing several amateur events before joining the SMU Mustangs this fall.

Tuesday, March 11

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USC, SDSU’s Schauffele win San Diego Classic titles

USC, SDSU’s Schauffele win San Diego Classic titles

USC claimed its first victory of the season at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic on Tuesday.

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UC Santa Barbara sweeps titles at Fresno St. Classic

UC Santa Barbara sweeps titles at Fresno State Classic

UC Santa Barbara won the Fresno State Classic on Tuesday after a 3-over 287 in the final round at San Joaquin Country Club in Fresno, Calif.

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Missouri holds on to win at Bandon Dunes

Missouri holds on to win Bandon Dunes Championship

Despite a final-round, 14-over 298, Missouri held on for a two-shot victory at the Bandon Dunes Championship Tuesday at Bandon Dunes Resort's Pacific Dunes Course.

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Korda calms nerves to win Kathy Whitworth title

Nelly Korda, 15, calms nerves to win Kathy Whitworth title

Nelly Korda, 15, drew upon her made cut at last year's U.S. Women's Open, calming her nerves to win the Kathy Whitworth Invitational in a playoff.

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Q&A: Shintaro Ban, San Fran City Amateur winner

Q&A: Shintaro Ban, UNLV signee and San Fran City Amateur winner

Shintaro Ban picked up the biggest victory of his young career as the 18-year-old UNLV signee from San Jose, Calif., won the San Fancisco City Men's Amateur on March 9 at Presidio Golf Course. Golfweek caught up with Ban a day after his win in San Francisco.

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MTSU rallies past Kent State at General Hackler

Middle Tennessee State rallies past Kent State at General Hackler Championship

Brett Patterson, Payne Denman and Lucas Armstrong all birdied their final hole to help Middle Tennessee State rally for a two-shot victory Tuesday at the General Hackler Championship.

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Auburn wins Tiger Invitational for 2nd spring win

Auburn wins Tiger Invitational for 2nd victory of spring

Auburn notched its second victory of the spring, capturing the Tiger Invitational on Tuesday at Grand National Lake Course in Opelika, Ala. Jacksonville State's Tomasz Anderson took medalist honors.

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Illinois, LSU's Lewis victorious at Louisiana Classics

Illinois, LSU's Myles Lewis victorious at Louisiana Classics

LSU's Myles Lewis carded a final-round, 6-under 66 to claim medalist honors Tuesday at the Louisiana Classics while Illinois won the team title by six shots.

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North Carolina-Greensboro wins at Pinehurst

North Carolina-Greensboro captures Pinehurst Intercollegiate

North Carolina-Greensboro posted a final-round, 18-over 302 Tuesday at Pinehurst No. 8 to secure a six-shot victory at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate.

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Valspar Championship: Tee times, 2nd round

Valspar Championship: Tee times, Friday's second rounds at Innisbrook

Here are the tee times and pairings for the first and second rounds of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Fla.

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Robert Morris, Fairleigh Dickinson win Lonnie Barton

Robert Morris men, Fairleigh Dickinson women capture Lonnie Barton titles

Robert Morris and Fairleigh Dickinson claimed the men’s and women’s titles, respectively, at the Lonnie Barton Invitational held at LPGA International on Tuesday.

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Doral by the numbers: WGC-Cadillac Championship

Renovated Trump National Doral by the numbers: WGC-Cadillac Championship

Future changes to the new and improved Blue Monster could be aided by ShotLink, the PGA Tour’s statistical source for where balls landed on greens, how many players hit particular fairways and much more. Here's a look at the numbers.

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Expert picks: Valspar Championship

Expert picks: Matt Kuchar, Jason Dufner headline Valspar favorites

A week after Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott registered on the radars of many, it'll be Jason Dufner, Matt Kuchar and Graham DeLaet that receive the love at the Valspar Championship.

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Thomas joins Tide teammates at White House

Justin Thomas joins former Tide teammates to celebrate title with President Obama

Justin Thomas joined his former Alabama teammates to celebrate their national championship with President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday.

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Kraft Nabisco invites Nelly Korda, 8 other amateurs

Kraft's spring recipe: Kid Korda among 9 amateurs to mix with LPGA's best

Nine amateurs will compete on sponsor exemptions at the Kraft Nabisco Championship on April 3-6 in Rancho Mirage, Calif., including 15-year-old Nelly Korda, who made the cut at last year’s U.S. Women’s Open.

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Report: U.S. Open targets Torrey Pines for 2021

Report: USGA targeting 2021 for U.S. Open return to Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines' South course in San Diego is the USGA's choice to host the U.S. Open in 2021, according to a local report – which could return Tiger Woods at age 45 to the site of his 14th (and most recent) win in a major.

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Hawaii hosts Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational

Hawaii hosts Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational

Sixteen teams will tee off at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational Tuesday and Wednesday at the Kaneohe (Hawaii) Klipper Golf Course.

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Robin Wang, 15, plays beyond his age group

Robin Wang, 15, plays beyond his age group

Robin Wang, of Florida, is excelling early in his junior career and plans on playing more AJGA events this year.

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Nevada in front at Fresno State Classic

Nevada in front of UCSB, San Francisco at Fresno State Classic

Nevada used a second-round, 10-over 294 to move past first-round leader UC Santa Barbara Monday at the Fresno State Classic.

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San Diego St. leads USC by 2 at San Diego Classic

San Diego State leads USC by 2 shots at Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic

San Diego State and USC are the highest-ranked teams in the field for this week's Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic at Nos. 36 and 23, respectively. But after Monday's first two rounds, it's the Aztecs who hold the two-shot lead over the Trojans.

Monday, March 10

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Kent State leads by a shot at General Hackler

Kent State, ETSU's Rhys Pugh lead by a shot at General Hackler Championship

Kent State will now have the challenge of protecting a one-shot lead at the General Hackler Championship after shooting 16-over 592 in two rounds Monday at TPC of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C.

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UNCG moves into lead at Pinehurst Intercollegiate

North Carolina-Greensboro moves into lead at Pinehurst Intercollegiate

North Carolina-Greensboro shot 9-over 289 in Monday's second round at Pinehurst No. 2 to take the lead at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate.

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Missouri increases lead at Bandon Dunes

Missouri increases lead at Bandon Dunes Championship

Missouri shot a second-round, even-par 284 and at 3 under overall, leads second-place Utah Valley by 13 shots entering Tuesday's final round at the Bandon Dunes Championship.

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Auburn, Carlsson hold leads at Tiger Invitational

Auburn, Niclas Carlsson hold leads at Tiger Invitational

In search of its second victory of the spring, Auburn played its two rounds Monday at the Tiger Invitational in 12-under 564.

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Illinois jumps out to big lead at Louisiana Classics

Illinois jumps out to 13-shot lead at Louisiana Classics

Illinois opened the Louisiana Classics with a two-round, 27-under 549 on Monday to take the lead heading into Tuesday's third and final round at Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette, La.

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Player of the week: Emilia Migliaccio

Player of the week: Emilia Migliaccio

Emilia Migliaccio won the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour's N.C. University Classic on March 9.

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Player of the week: Cameron Willis

Player of the week: Cameron Willis

Cameron Willis won the Golfweek Junior Tour event March 8-9 in Georgetown, Ky.

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Player of the week: Kyung Kim, USC

Player of the week: Kyung Kim, USC

USC sophomore Kyung Kim shot 3-under 213 to win the Bruin/Wave Invitational March 4 in Tarzana, Calif.

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Team of the week: Duke

Team of the week: Duke

Duke won its second team title of the season March 9 at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate.

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Player of the week: Patrick Rodgers, Stanford

Player of the week: Patrick Rodgers, Stanford

Stanford junior Patrick Rodgers, the world's top-ranked amateur, won his eighth career title and third of the season March 9 at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.

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Team of the week: UNLV

Team of the week: UNLV

UNLV won the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters for the second time in three years and seventh time in the last 10 years.

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To improve game, try practicing on course

To improve game, try practice tips to use on golf course

As golfers, most of us on any given day would take playing a round over spending hours on the practice tee, but in the right circumstances the course can become your practice field.

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Winner’s Style: Patrick Reed, WGC-Cadillac

Winner’s Style: Patrick Reed, WGC-Cadillac Championship

Take a look at Patrick Reed's Callaway apparel that he wore during his victory at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.

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Cheyenne Woods gains spot in LPGA tourney

Cheyenne Woods, Birdie Kim gains spots in LPGA's JTBC Founders Cup

Cheyenne Woods and Birdie Kim will play in the LPGA's newly sponsored JTBC Founders Cup this month in Phoenix, the tour announced Monday.

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USGA sets 12 sectional qualifiers for U.S. Open

Ten U.S. sites and two abroad will play host to 36 holes of sectional qualifying for the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst, N.C.

Ten U.S. sites and two abroad will play host to 36 holes of sectional qualifying for the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst, N.C.

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Costly triple derails UCLA's Garrick in Vegas

Costly triple derails UCLA's Jonathan Garrick at Southern Highlands

UCLA's Jonathan Garrick had a one-stroke lead heading into the daunting par-3 17th during the final round of the Southern Highland Collegiate Masters, but a triple bogey would allow Patrick Rodgers to take the title.

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Doral win lifts Reed into OWGR's top 20

Doral win lifts Patrick Reed into OWGR's top 20 as Tiger Woods still No. 1

As Russell Henley's win did for him a week earlier, Patrick Reed's win in South Florida lifted him more than 20 spots in the OWGR -- and Chesson Hadley climbed with his Puerto Rico victory as well.

Sunday, March 9

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Rodgers wins at Southern Highlands; UNLV holds on

Patrick Rodgers wins at Southern Highlands, and UNLV takes team title

UNLV held off Stanford and Oklahoma State by two shots to win the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. Stanford's Patrick Rodgers captured the individual title, by two shots.

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Shintaro Ban triumphs at San Francisco Championship

Shintaro Ban triumphs at San Francisco Championship

Shintaro Ban put the finishing touches on an impressive run with a resounding win in the final match at the 2014 San Francisco City Championship.

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Preview: Golfweek’s 2014 Senior Amateur Championship

Preview: Golfweek’s 2014 Senior Amateur Championship

Golfweek takes its second nationally ranked tournament of 2014 to PGA West, where senior Doug Pool and super senior Ted Smith will try to defend their 2013 titles.

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Casie Cathrea wins San Francisco Championship

Casie Cathrea wins San Francisco Championship

Casie Cathrea won the San Francisco City Women's Championship for the second straight year more than one month after leaving Oklahoma State.

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5 Things: Hadley wins Puerto Rico for 1st Tour title

5 Things: Chesson Hadley captures Puerto Rico Open for 1st career PGA Tour victory

Rookie Chesson Hadley nearly skipped the Puerto Rico Open. He’s happy he changed his mind after shooting a 67 in the final round for his first PGA Tour victory.

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5 Things: Reed closes; Woods grimaces; more

5 Things: Patrick Reed closes out Doral win; Tiger Woods grimaces; more from WGC-Cadillac Championship

Patrick Reed was downright confident after winning the WGC-Cadillac Championship -- his third victory in less than a year -- while Tiger Woods addressed his visibly ailing back. Here are 5 Things to know from Doral.

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Winner's Bag: Patrick Reed, WGC-Cadillac Championship

Winner's Bag: Patrick Reed, WGC-Cadillac Championship

Here is a complete list of the clubs Patrick Reed used to win the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Tracker: Patrick Reed wins WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tracker: Patrick Reed wins WGC-Cadillac Championship; Tiger falters

Patrick Reed held steady all day at Doral and managed an even-par 72 to beat Bubba Watson and Jamie Donaldson by a stroke for the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Here's how it happened.

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Duke, Yu Liu win Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Duke Blue Devils, Yu Liu win Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Freshman Yu Liu bounced back from a late double bogey to win the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate on the first playoff hole, leading the Duke Blue Devils to a big win.

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5 Things: Roos wins in Kenya; Wilson stalls

5 Things: Jake Roos wins European Challenge Tour's Kenya Open; Oliver Wilson stalls; more

Aspiring 2015 European Tour players began their quest by kicking off the 2014 European Challenge Tour in Kenya, where Jake Roos won by a shot. Here are 5 Things to know from the Barclays Kenya Open.

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Auburn, Dufner host Tiger Invitational Monday

Auburn, Dufner host Tiger Invitational Monday

Auburn will host three other teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings' top 50 Monday and Tuesday at the Grand National's Lake Course in Opelika, Ala., with the help of Jason Dufner.

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Wake Forest makes trek to San Diego Classic

Wake Forest makes trek to San Diego Classic

Wake Forest and San Diego State headline the field preparing to play at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic Monday and Tuesday at the San Diego (Calif.) Country Club.

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Horschel: Doral 'should be a good course' in 2015

Billy Horschel: Trump National Doral 'should be a good course' in 2015

Billy Horschel had some curt words for the redesigned Blue Monster course after he finished his week at the WGC-Cadillac Championship -- saying more changes are needed at Doral.

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Kent State eyes repeat at General Hackler Championship

Kent State eyes repeat at General Hackler Championship

Kent State, led by seniors Taylor Pendrith and Corey Conners, will look for a repeat at the General Hackler Championship Monday through Tuesday at the TPC of Myrtle Beach (S.C.).

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Illinois, LSU look to bounce back at Louisiana Classics

Illinois, LSU look to bounce back at Louisiana Classics

The Illinois Fighting Illini and LSU Tigers are looking to bounce back with solid tournaments at the Louisiana Classics Monday through Tuesday at Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette, La.

Watney (back) WDs at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Watney (back) withdraws at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Nick Watney’s fourth round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship never got to the first tee. The 2011 winner of this tournament withdrew during his warm-up session, citing a sore back.

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Homa plays in 2 hours Sunday in Puerto Rico

Rookie Max Homa fleet of foot Sunday at Puerto Rico Open

Max Homa and caddie Joe Greiner finished the final round of the 2014 Puerto Rico Open in less than two hours -- near a PGA Tour record.

Saturday, March 8

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5 Things: Hadley leads big names in Puerto Rico

5 Things: Chesson Hadley leads big names in PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open

Despite the missed opportunity at the last hole, Chesson Hadley converted enough putts to shoot a bogey-free 67 and grab the 54-hole lead by one shot over Danny Lee at the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open.

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Garrick gives chase to Rodgers in Las Vegas

Jonathan Garrick will give chase to Patrick Rodgers at Southern Highlands in Las Vegas

UCLA’s Jonathan Garrick is going to try and chase down Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers on Sunday in the final round of the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.

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Rodgers leads Southern Highlands; UNLV on top

Patrick Rodgers (69) leads Southern Highlands; UNLV on top

It’s been quite a week for Patrick Rodgers. First, he announced that he would forgo his senior season at Stanford and turn pro after the NCAA Championships. Now, he leads the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.

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Puerto Rico Open: Tee times, final round

Tee times, pairings for final round of Puerto Rico Open

Here are the complete tee times and pairings for the final round of the Puerto Rico Open at Trump National Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

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5 Things: Reed's boost; Mickelson's mind; more

5 Things: Patrick Reed's boost; Phil Mickelson's mindset; more from Doral in WGC-Cadillac Championship

Saturday's third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship had something for everyone at Doral -- while many were impressed by Tiger Woods' performance, Patrick Reed shot 69 for his second 54-hole lead of the year.

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WGC-Cadillac Championship: Tee times, final round

Tee times, pairings for final round of WGC-Cadillac Championship

Here are the complete tee times and pairings for the final round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.

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Duke, Alabama's Meadow lead at Darius Rucker

Duke, Alabama's Stephanie Meadow lead at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

After day after shooting even par, Duke carded a 7-over 291 on Saturday to remain on top at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate.

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Adam Hadwin leads by 1 at Chile Classic

Adam Hadwin leads by 1 at Web.com Tour's Chile Classic

Canadian Adam Hadwin carded a 5-under 67 Saturday to grab the third-round lead at the Chile Classic.

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Tracker: Tiger fires 66, 3 back of leader Reed at Doral

Tiger Tracker: Round 3, WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods survived tough scoring conditions Friday at Trump National Doral to finish at 5 over after two rounds of the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Entering Saturday's final round, the World No. 1 is six shots off the lead. Follow now!

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Rude: Putter lifts Tiger to 66 at Doral

Rude: Putter lifts Tiger Woods to 66, contention at Doral in WGC-Cadillac Championship

During Saturday's 66 at Doral, Tiger Woods putted like it was 1999, or 2000 -- or pick a calendar year in which he seemed to consistently roll the ball in from hither and yon -- to climb into contention at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Washington, Oregon headline field at Bandon Dunes

Washington, Oregon headline field at Bandon Dunes Championship

The No. 12 Washington Huskies headline the field that will compete at the Bandon Dunes Championship Sunday through Tuesday in Bandon, Ore.

Friday, March 7

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Byron Smith cards 66 to take lead at Chile Classic

Byron Smith cards 66 to take lead at Chile Classic

Byron Smith shot 6-under 66 Friday to grab the second-round lead at the Web.com Tour's Chile Classic.

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Poulter calls Matsuyama an 'idiot' on Twitter

Ian Poulter calls out Hideki Matsuyama on Twitter

Paired on Saturday, Ian Poulter took to Twitter Friday night to show his frustration with fellow competitor Hideki Matsuyama after Matusyama allegedly damaged the 13th green with his putter during the second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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5 Things: Blue Monster shows teeth at WGC-Cadillac

5 Things: Blue Monster shows teeth; Hunter Mahan manages; more from WGC-Cadillac Championship

The second round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship was as difficult as golf in South Florida can get, and as a result, just four players – all leaders – are under par at 1 under. Here are 5 Things you need to know from Friday's action at Trump National Doral.

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Key players for 'Bama battle back in Las Vegas

Trio of eagles help Alabama battle back at Southern Highlands

Freshman Robby Shelton and seniors Bobby Wyatt and Cory Whitsett turned a potential nightmare round for Alabama into something they can work with heading into Saturday’s second round.

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UNLV leads at Southern Highlands Collegiate

Behind Jonson, UNLV leads Southern Highlands Collegiate

Carl Jonson and the UNLV Rebels lead the way at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters after the first round by four shots over Oklahoma State.

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WGC-Cadillac: Tee times, third round

WGC-Cadillac: Tee times, third round at Trump National Doral

Here are the complete tee times and pairings for Saturday's third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.

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Having to 'grind it out,' Tiger in contention behind 73

Having to 'grind it out,' Tiger Woods in contention behind 73

In a wild and windy Day 2 at the WGC-Cadillac Championship, Tiger Woods’ performance had remarkable moments both good and bad – but enough of the former to keep him in contention at Doral.

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Puerto Rico Open: Tee times, third round

Puerto Rico Open: Tee times, third round

Here are the complete tee times and pairings for Saturday's third round of the Puerto Rico Open at Trump International Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

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5 Things: Driscoll fires 63 to take Puerto Rico lead

5 Things: Driscoll overpowers par-5s to take Puerto Rico lead

James Driscoll played the par-5s at the Puerto Rico Open in 5 under on Friday to take a one-shot lead over rookie Chesson Hadley.

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A triple? A quad? Yep, but Garcia still in contention

A triple? A quad? Yep, but Sergio Garcia still in striking distance

Sergio Garcia had a triple bogey in finishing his first round on Friday morning, followed by a quadruple bogey to start his second round, but the Spaniard is still in contention at the ultra-difficult Trump National Doral.

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Tracker: Woods 6 back at WGC-Cadillac

Tiger Tracker: Round 2, WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods will have to play 26 holes Friday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Can he improve his 2-over performance from Day 1? Follow Friday's action at Trump National Doral now!

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Washington's Pan qualifies for Open Championship

Washington's Cheng-Tsung Pan qualifies for 2014 Open Championship

Washington junior Cheng-Tsung Pan qualified for the 2014 Open Championship on Friday in an Open Series Qualifying event in Chonburi, Thailand.

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Marquee pairing experiences miserable morning

Marquee pairing experiences miserable Friday morning

Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson might be 1-2-3 in the world, but Doral brought them to their knees Friday morning as the winds shifted and the new-look course offered plenty of bite.

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Players work on wedges prior to Augusta

Work is well underway on getting the perfect scoring clubs ready for the season's first major

Ultra-fast greens, no rough and bunkers filled with sand as soft as talcum powder combine to make Augusta National a nerve-wracking test of a player's short game. To ace the test pros need a lot of talent. The right wedges help, too.

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Sunice's Ultimate V6 jacket uses silver fibers

Sunice's Ultimate V6 jacket uses silver fibers

Sunice’s X-Static fabric technology in the Hurricane Collection Ultimate V6 Jacket is the company’s unique element in rainwear.

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Notes: Kentucky women enjoying a revival

Notes: Kentucky women enjoying a revival; Ducks bounce back

The Kentucky women's golf team is young on paper, but has enjoyed its best season in years behind the leadership of coach Golda Borst and senior Liz Breed.

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Annika Award Watch List: March 7, 2014

Annika Award Watch List: Park, Lee headline March 7 countdown

Annie Park, Alison Lee, Stephanie Meadow and Mariah Stackhouse atop this week's Annika Award Watch List.

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Haskins Award Watch List: March 7, 2014

Haskins Award Watch List: Rodgers atop March 7th countdown

Not too much movement on the Haskins Award Watch List this week. Only one player – Houston’s Roman Robledo – joins the Watch List after back-to-back victories.

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Antigua's Discover jacket ideal for golfers

Antigua's Discover jacket ideal for golfers

Antigua’s Discover water-resistant jacket is ideal for golfers. The Discover is 100-percent polyester with water resistant, lightweight stretch material – the Desert Dry Xtra-Lite.

Thursday, March 6

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Garth Mulroy, 2 others share lead at Chile Classic

Garth Mulroy, 2 others share lead at Chile Classic

Garth Mulroy, Henrik Norlander and Sebastian Vazquez each carded an 8-under 64 to grab a share of the first-round lead at the Web.com Tour's Chile Classic.

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Brian Stuard leads Puerto Rico Open

Brian Stuard leads Puerto Rico Open

Brian Stuard birdied seven his first 12 holes in windy conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Puerto Rico Open.

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5 Things: English takes clubhouse lead at Doral

5 Things: Harris English takes WGC-Cadillac clubhouse lead; Brendon de Jonge hurting; more

They started, they stopped, they started again and then they stopped for good. That is how Thursday’s first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship played out with Harris English the clubhouse leader at 3 under.

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Woods 2 over at WGC-Cadillac; back 'a lot better'

Tiger Woods 2 over at suspended WGC-Cadillac; back feeling 'a lot better'

While his back felt much better, Tiger Woods played 10 holes in 2 over par before play was halted due to darkness Thursday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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VIDEO: Henrik Stenson's shank at WGC-Cadillac

VIDEO: Henrik Stenson's shank at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Henrik Stenson hit a shank during the first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship, and the video evidence isn't very pretty.

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Tracker: Woods 2 over as play halted at WGC-Cadillac

Tiger Tracker: Round 1, WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods has decided to tee it up at Doral. Adam Scott is back in action. Phil Mickelson is in the field. Rory McIlroy has shown signs of brilliance. Follow their play in our Round 1 live blog for the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral.

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WGC-Cadillac: Pre-weather delay news and notes

WGC-Cadillac: Pre-weather delay news and notes from Trump National Doral

Sweeping across from west to east, an intense line of thunderstorms – severe enough to ignite isolated tornadoes – put an emphatic halt to first-round play in the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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After breast cancer, Ferrero advises women to act

After breast cancer, LPGA's Lisa Ferrero, 31, advises women to act

LPGA player Lisa Ferrero was diagnosed with breast cancer on Jan. 8 at age 31. On Valentine’s Day, she had a mastectomy to remove a tumor that was 9 centimeters.

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Day (thumb) WDs from WGC-Cadillac Championship

Jason Day (left thumb) WDs from WGC-Cadillac Championship

Jason Day withdrew prior to his first-round tee time Thursday at the WGC-Cadillac Championship due to a left-thumb injury.

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Darius Rucker welcomes star-studded field

Darius Rucker welcomes star-studded field

Some of the South's biggest stars are coming together for the Darius Rucker Invitational at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head, S.C.

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Founders Cup lands new title sponsor

Founders Cup lands new title sponsor

The Founders Cup has landed a new title sponsor for 2014, Golfweek has learned. JTBC, a South Korean cable television network, has signed on to replace RR Donnelley.

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SCORES: WGC-Cadillac Championship, Round 4

SCORES: WGC-Cadillac Championship, Round 4

Follow the leaderboard from the WGC-Cadillac Championship at the new-look Trump National Doral.

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McGinley adds Torrance, Smyth as Ryder vice captains

McGinley adds Torrance, Smyth as Ryder Cup vice captains

European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley has added experience to his backroom staff for the match at Gleneagles by naming veteran Ryder Cup players Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as his first two vice captains.

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Southern Highlands spotlights college golf's powers

Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters spotlights top teams

The Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters will boast arguably the best field in college golf, March 7-9 in Las Vegas. Here is a preview for the 15-team event at Southern Highlands Golf Club.

Wednesday, March 5

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Dubuisson joins PGA Tour as special temporary member

Victor Dubuisson joins PGA Tour as special temporary member

Victor Dubuisson has officially joined the PGA Tour as a special temporary member for the remainder of the 2013-14 season.

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TaylorMade SLDR MiniDriver at Doral

TaylorMade SLDR MiniDriver at Doral

After discretely being added to the USGA's list of conforming driver heads on Feb. 17, the TaylorMade SLDR MiniDriver arrived in its PGA Tour van this week at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Still Doral's showstopper, Woods makes his pitch

Still Doral's showstopper, Tiger Woods makes his pitch

Even The Donald himself made his way through the lobby of his latest toyland and asked of a PGA Tour player, "Is Tiger playing?" Tiger Woods will indeed play in the WGC-Cadillac Championship despite limited prep.

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Northwestern claims victory at Hurricane Invitational

Northwestern claims victory at Hurricane Invitational

Northwestern squeaked out a victory on Wednesday at the Hurricane Invitaitonal at the Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables, Fla.

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Eason, Strom make jumps in WAGR

Greg Eason, Linnea Strom make jumps in WAGR as Patrick Rodgers, Minjee Lee still lead

Greg Eason and Linnea Strom made the most significant jumps of the week in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking, Eason winning the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational and Strom winning the Spanish Ladies Amateur.

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Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 5, 2014

Toy Box Extra e-magazine: March 5, 2014

Check out this week's Toy Box Extra, featuring new gear from Cobra, Ping and Wilson, as well as a Q&A with Titleist ambassador Harrison Frazar.

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Rude: Woods just needs to finish, build confidence

Rude: Tiger Woods just needs to finish, build confidence

A more realistic goal for Tiger Woods this week than the WGC-Cadillac Championship trophy at Doral would seem to be health and confidence going into next month's Masters at Augusta.

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Technology, style make up Nike's Cover-Up for women

Technology, style make up Nike's Full-Zip Stripe Cover-Up

The Nike Full-Zip Stripe Women’s Golf Cover-Up brings both technology and style to this new mid-layer piece of clothing.

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Matthew Walker (No. 34, 2015) commits to Iowa

Matthew Walker (No. 34, 2015) commits to Iowa

Matthew Walker of Ottumwa, Iowa, has given a verbal commitment to play his college golf at nearby Iowa.

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Updated Palmer Cup rankings released

Updated Palmer Cup rankings released

The first spring Palmer Cup rankings were released on March 5. The Palmer Cup is annual event between 10 players from the United States and Europe.

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Bay Hill exemptions run from Goosen to Uihlein

Bay Hill exemptions run from Retief Goosen to Peter Uihlein

The Arnold Palmer Invitational picked a broad spectrum of players from major-championship winners such as Retief Goosen, Padraig Harrington, Trevor Immelman and Lee Janzen to up-and-comers such as Brooks Koepka and Peter Uihlein for its sponsor exemptions.

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Adidas Golf's new pure 360 golf shoe introduced

Adidas Golf's new pure 360 golf shoe introduced

Adidas Golf has introduced a new line of footwear called the pure 360. It’s a part of the next generation of adipure footwear.

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Men's Midweek Report: Alabama's streak ends

Men'd Midweek Report: Alabama's winning streak ends at 11

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, Feb. 27-March 4.

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Tiger Woods to play WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods to play WGC-Cadillac Championship

Tiger Woods plans to play the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral beginning Thursday.

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Chase Koepka and Chris Malloy lead charge at USF

Chase Koepka and Chris Malloy lead charge at USF

The South Florida Bulls have a new definition of success with head coach Chris Malloy and ace Chase Koepka.

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Coetzee looking to earn a return trip to Augusta

George Coetzee looking to earn a return trip to Augusta National

George Coetzee has a month to make an impact and move inside the OWGR's top 50 to earn a spot in this year's Masters. Or, of course, he could simply win this week at the WGC-Cadillac Championship and book his ticket for Augusta.

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Klein: The new-look Doral already a winner

Klein: The new-look Doral already a winner; plus, hole-by-hole

Our Bradley S. Klein says new Doral is truly the winner of this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship, and takes you hole-by-hole through the new layout in South Florida.

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Women's Midweek Report: USC wins Bruin Wave

Women's Midweek Report: USC gets back into the winner's circle

Welcome to Golfweek’s Women's Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest men's college news, Feb. 27-March 4.

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Notes: McIlroy just latest to fold with 54-hole lead

Notes: Rory McIlroy just latest to fold with 54-hole lead

Rory McIlroy at the Honda Classic was the latest 54-hole leader who failed to hold on and win. Only 6 of 14 third-round leaders have won this year, and only 23 of 52 since 2012.

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Guthrie picks up the pace in pairing with Tiger

Guthrie picks up the pace in pairing with Tiger

If the PGA Tour is searching for answers to the pace-of-play problem, perhaps it should give guys a little push and assign them a spot in the pairings opposite Tiger Woods. Just ask Luke Guthrie how it helps.

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Rib injury keeps de Jonge from winner's circle – again

Rib injury at Honda keeps de Jonge from winner's circle – again

Lost in the sudden meltdown of Rory McIlroy at the Honda Classic was the slow sinking of Brendon de Jonge, whose winless stretch on the PGA Tour continued in frustrating fashion.

Tuesday, March 4

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Dubuisson's clubs finally arrive at Doral

Victor Dubuisson's clubs finally arrive at Doral

Chalk up another recovery for Victor Dubuisson, as the Frenchman's clubs finally arrived at Doral late Tuesday night to set himself up for another shot at a WGC title.

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Adidas Golf announces partnership with USA Golf through 2016

Adidas Golf announces partnership with USA Golf through 2016

Adidas Golf and the USA Golf Federation announced on Tuesday Adidas Golf has been named the official apparel provider for USA Golf, which includes the Olympics in 2016.

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USGA rejects proposal to extend anchoring deadline

USGA rejects proposal to extend anchoring deadline for amateurs

PGA of America President Ted Bishop tells membership that the USGA has decided to stay steadfast in its deadline of Jan. 1, 2016 to implement anchoring ban for professionals and amateurs alike.

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No. 1 USC tops Pepperdine, UCLA at Bruin Wave

USC tops Pepperdine, UCLA at Bruin Wave Invitational

No. 1 USC got its revenge on its second-ranked UCLA and more at the Bruin Wave Invitational on Tuesday. The Women of Troy claimed a 13-shot victory at El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana, Calif.

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North Texas claims Argent Financial Classic title

North Texas claims Argent Financial Classic title

North Texas claimed victory at the Argent Financial Classic at Squire Creek in Choudrant, La.

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Vols, Radford's Hayden win Davidson Invitational

Vols, Radford's Conner Hayden win Davidson College Invitational

Tennessee won its first tournament of the year as it won the Davidson College Invitational on Tuesday.

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Puerto Rico Open: Tee times, 1st and 2nd rounds

Puerto Rico Open on PGA Tour: Tee times, 1st and 2nd rounds

Nicolas Colsaerts, Ryo Ishikawa and Robert Karlsson will form one of the notable groups at the 2014 Puerto Rico Open this week on PGA Tour, teeing off early Thursday and late Friday. Here are complete tee times.

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Gophers win Del Walker title by 1-shot

Gophers holds off Arizona, UC Santa Barbara for Del Walker title

Minnesota won the Del Walker Intercollegiate at Virginia Country Club in Long Beach, Calif., by a single shot over Arizona and UC Santa Barbara on March 4.

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Cobra BiO Cell driver, Masters edition

Cobra BiO Cell driver, Masters edition

The newest Cobra collectible driver is a green BiO Cell model in celebration of the year's first major championship, the Masters.

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Oddsmakers favor McIlroy at Doral

Oddsmakers favor Rory McIlroy at Doral over Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods' withdrawal last week likely cost him his the title of oddsmakers' favorite at this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship, with Rory McIlroy taking the top spot.

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VIDEO: Happy National (Brooke) Pancake Day!

VIDEO: Happy National (Brooke) Pancake Day!

Brooke Pancake has plenty of game, having led Alabama to a national championship and a U.S. Women's Amateur semifinalist. But it is her last name that gets most of the attention, and on National Pancake Day, we celebrate her along with Chase54.

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Oregon claims victory at Juli Inkster Invite

Oregon claims 1st victory of season at Juli Inkster Invite

Oregon, No. 23 in the Golfweek rankings, won the Juli Inkster Spartan Invite by two shots over UC Davis.

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Iowa State takes lead at Hurricane Invitational

Iowa State takes lead at Hurricane Invitational

Iowa State shot 2-over 286 to grab the lead at the Hurricane Invitational Tuesday in Coral Cables, Fla.

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Houston snaps Alabama's win streak

Alabama's win streak snapped at 11 as Houston takes Querencia Cabo Collegiate

Houston picked up its second straight victory of the spring, winning the Querencia Cabo Collegiate and snapping top-ranked Alabama's 11-tournament winning streak.

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Maguire (62) leads Florida St. to USF Invitational win

Jack Maguire (62) leads Florida State to victory at USF Invitational

Jack Maguire picked up his first collegiate win in a big way Tuesday at the USF Invitational, shooting 10-under 62 and leading Florida State to victory.

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Kent State wins Kiawah Island Intercollegiate by 14

Kent State wins Kiawah Island Intercollegiate by 14

Kent State won the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate at Oak Point and Cougar Point Golf Club on Tuesday by 14 shots.

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WGC-Cadillac Championship: Tee times, Round 2

WGC-Cadillac Championship: Tee times for 1st, 2nd round include Tiger Woods with Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson

Tiger Woods will share a tee time with Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson, should Woods' back heal in time, for the first two rounds of the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Thursday and Friday at Trump National Doral's Blue Monster.

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Back pain prompts Oosthuizen to reassess schedule

Ailing Louis Oosthuizen adjusts schedule on road to Augusta

Louis Oosthuizen hit balls on the new range at Trump National Doral with the hope his ailing back will stand up – not just at this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship but for upcoming stops at Tampa, Houston and eventually Augusta.

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Players, caddies laud new-look Trump National Doral

Players, caddies praise redesign of Trump National Doral

With new improvements to the course, players and caddies are having to study this new Trump National Doral for the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Hanse adds strategy, drama to Doral

Gil Hanse renovation adds strategy, drama to Doral's Blue Monster

PGA Tour players who think they know Trump National Doral's Blue Monster course will be in for a shock. After Gil Hanse's renovation, forget the old yardage books or memories of previous putts made.

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PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at Doral

PHOTOS: Equipment on the range at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Our David Dusek is on the range at Doral and gathered these photos of new irons in the bags of Jordan Spieth, Hunter Mahan, Justin Rose, Zach Johnson, Jim Furyk and many more.

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Wilson Staff Vizor Level 2 putter

Wilson Staff Vizor Level 2 putter targets speed, path

The first thing golfers will notice about Wilson's four models of Staff Vizor Level 2 putters is the unique alignment mechanism, while a soft urethane-face insert was designed especially to work well with firm golf balls.

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Expert Picks: WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral

Expert Picks: Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Sergio Garcia rank high for WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral

Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Sergio Garcia are mentioned often among the expert picks to win or contend at this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship on PGA Tour. See the rest of the predictions right here.

Monday, March 3

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USC leads UCLA by 5 at Bruin Wave Invitational

No. 2 USC leads top-ranked UCLA by 5 at Bruin Wave Invitational

USC regrouped after a poor opening-round to shoot 11-under 277 Monday afternoon at the Bruin Wave Invitational and take a five-shot lead at El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana, Calif.

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Monday musings: Tiger's physique; Seminole pro-am; more

Monday musings: Tiger's physique; Seminole pro-am; more

Plenty was buzzing about golf Monday on social media, including talk of Tiger Woods' WD at the Honda Classic or Arnie's game at the Seminole pro-am. See the golfers' quotes on those topics and more.

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Houston takes lead at Querencia Cabo Collegiate

Houston takes lead at Querencia Cabo Collegiate; Alabama in 3rd

Houston fired a 1-over 285 to take the second-round lead Monday at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate.

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Miami grabs early lead at Hurricane Invitational

Miami grabs early lead at Hurricane Invitational

Behind Daniela Darquea's first-round 3-under 68, Miami opened with an even-par 284 to take a one-shot lead at the Hurricane Invitational at Biltmore Golf Course in Coral Gables, Fla.

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South Florida charges to front at USF Invitational

Behind trio of 67s, South Florida charges to front at USF Invitational

South Florida got a trio of 5-under 67s in Monday's second round of the USF Invitational, as the host Bulls shot 19-under 269 as a team to take a nine-shot lead.

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VIDEO: Creamer on HSBC win: 'Grinded it'

VIDEO: Paula Creamer on HSBC win: 'Grinded it'

Paula Creamer's emotions ran high Sunday not only because of her 75-footer for eagle to claim the HSBC Women's Champions in Singapore, but also because of the fight that got her to that point, she said after her win.

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Winthrop rallies to win Colleton River Collegiate

Winthrop rallies to win Colleton River Collegiate

Winthrop entered Monday's final round of the Colleton River Collegiate one shot back of first-day lead Kennesaw State. But the Eagles carded a 6-over 294 while the Owls shot 296, resulting in a one-shot victory for Winthrop at Colleton River's Dye Course in Bluffton, S.C.

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Bradley wears newest pair of Air Jordans at Honda Classic

Bradley wears newest pair of Air Jordans at Honda Classic

Keegan Bradley sported some new one-of-a-kind Nike Air Jordan golf shoes at the Honda Classic.

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Winner's Style: Russell Henley, Honda Classic

Winner's Style: Russell Henley, Honda Classic

Russell Henley survived a four-man playoff on Sunday at the Honda Classic to secure his second PGA Tour title. See the Nike Golf apparel he wore each day at PGA National.

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Team of the week: UCLA

Team of the week: UCLA

The UCLA women shot 21-under 843 and placed all five starters in the top 20 en route to winning the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate on Feb. 25.

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Team of the week: Alabama

Team of the week: Alabama

The top-ranked Alabama men won their 11th straight tournament at the Puerto Rico Classic on Feb. 25, and their fifth tournament of the season.

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Player of the week: Marta Sanz, Auburn

Player of the week: Marta Sanz, Auburn

Auburn's Marta Sanz, a senior, shot 8-under 208 to win the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, the second individual title of her collegiate career.

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Player of the week: Greg Eason, Central Florida

Player of the week: Greg Eason, Central Florida

Central Florida's Greg Eason picked up his first win of the season at the John Hayt Collegiate at Sawgrass Country Club on Feb. 25, finishing three shots clear of second-place Sam Love of Alabama-Birmingham.

Player of the week: Morgan Baxendale

Player of the week: Morgan Baxendale

Morgan Baxendale shot 74-73 for a 3-over 147 total and four-shot victory at the Florida Junior Tour event at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla., on March 2.

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Player of the week: Robin Wang

Player of the week: Robin Wang

Robin Wang won the Florida Junior Tour event at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla., on March 2, carding rounds of 68-69 for a 7-under 137 total.

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USGA announces U.S. Women's Open international qualifying

USGA announces U.S. Women's Open international qualifying

The USGA announced it will introduce international qualifying for the U.S. Women's Open – starting this year – in a press release sent on Monday morning.

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Stanford's Rodgers to turn pro after spring

Stanford's Patrick Rodgers to turn pro after spring

Stanford junior Patrick Rodgers will turn pro after the spring season, his father, Charlie, told Golfweek on Monday.

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OWGR: Henley to 46th; No. 1 in jeopardy at Doral

OWGR: Russell Henley to 46th; Tiger Woods' No. 1 ranking in jeopardy at Doral

Russell Henley's victory Sunday at the Honda Classic didn't just earn him a Masters berth, but also a spot in this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.

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Move over, Oscars; we're taking Ultimate Golf Selfie

Move over, Oscars; we're taking the Ultimate Golf Selfie

Assuming you get to replace actors with golf stars and play the role of Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres, which 10 golf figures would you want in your Ultimate Golfers' Selfie?

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Fujikura Pro 95i graphite iron shaft

Fujikura Pro 95i graphite iron shaft

Fujikura is about to introduce a graphite iron shaft called the Pro 95i. The construction of this 95-gram shaft easily will allow clubmakers to build graphite-shafted irons of the same length and swingweight as irons with conventional steel shafts.

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By the numbers: 7 top-10 teams at Southern Highlands

By the numbers: 7 top-10 teams at Southern Highlands

The tournament may not start until Friday, but there is still plenty of hype heading into the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters in Las Vegas. Seven top-10 teams are in the field on Friday.

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Q&A: Austen Truslow preps for Puerto Rico

Q&A: Austen Truslow preps for Puerto Rico Open

Austen Truslow discusses his preparation for the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open.

Sunday, March 2

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Kent State, Tennessee head to Davidson Invitational

Kent State, Tennessee head to Davidson Invitational

Kent State and Tennessee headline the field that will hit the course Monday through Tuesday at the Davidson College Invitational.

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UCLA and USC face off at Bruin Wave Intercollegiate

UCLA Bruins and USC Trojans face off at Bruin Wave Intercollegiate

Fresh off of a big win at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate, UCLA will join with Pepperdine to host six top 15 teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings at the Bruin Wave Invitational.

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Miami hosts Hurricane Invitational in Florida

Miami hosts Hurricane Invitational in Florida

The Miami Hurricanes host 17 teams – three of which are ranked in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings' top 50 – at the Hurricane Invitational Monday and Tuesday.

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Winner's Bag: Russell Henley, Honda Classic

Winner's Bag: Russell Henley, Honda Classic 2014 on PGA Tour, WITB

Russell Henley won a four-man playoff at PGA National on Sunday evening to capture the 2014 Honda Classic. Here is a complete list of the clubs he used to earn his second PGA Tour win.

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Juli Inkster Invitational set for Monday

Juli Inkster Invitational set for Monday, Oregon, UC Davis among field

Oregon and UC Davis headline the field that will play Monday through Tuesday at the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational.

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Kennesaw State leads Winthrop by 1 at Colleton River

Kennesaw State leads Winthrop by 1 at Colleton River Collegiate

Kennesaw State leads after the second round of the Colleton River Collegiate with a 3-over 579 total.

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Troy leads 36-team Kiawah Island Intercollegiate

Troy leads 36-team Kiawah Island Intercollegiate

Troy leads the 36-team Kiawah Island Intercollegiate by a single shot after the first round at Kiawah Island’s Oak Point and Cougar Point Golf Clubs.

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SMU leads Querencia Cabo Collegiate; 'Bama 6 back

SMU leads Querencia Cabo Collegiate; Alabama 6 shots back

Undefeated and No. 1 in the Golfweek rankings Alabama shot a 10-over 294 in the first round of the SMU Querencia Cabo Collegiate, and sits six shots back of SMU and Houston.

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Florida State, UNCG tied for lead at USF Invitational

Florida State, UNCG tied for lead at USF Invitational

North Carolina Greensboro and Florida State are tied for the lead after the first round of the USF Invitational.

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5 Things: Henley rises; McIlroy fades; more

5 Things: Russell Henley rises; Rory McIlroy fades; more from Honda Classic

Russell Henley wins the Honda Classic on the first hole of a four-man playoff as the sun was setting in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., after Rory McIlroy lost a three-shot lead. That and more in our 5 Things to Know from PGA National.

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Joy, relief for Creamer in Singapore win

Joy, relief for Paula Creamer in HSBC Women's Champions win in Singapore

A lot has happened to Paula Creamer, 27, since she won the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open at Oakmont. She has experienced heartbreak and loss both on and off the course, but Sunday's HSBC Women's Champions victory gave her a lift.

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Tour Tracker: Henley wins Honda Classic

Tour Tracker: Russell Henley wins Honda Classic in playoff

Tiger Woods carded a third-round 5-under 65 Saturday at the Honda Classic. But while the performance still has him seven shots behind leader Rory McIlroy, Woods can still notch his first top 10 of the PGA Tour season Sunday at PGA National.

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Tiger Woods (back) WDs from Honda Classic

Tiger Woods (back) withdraws from final round of Honda Classic

Having been seen stretching his back during Sunday's final round of the Honda Classic, Tiger Woods withdrew with six holes to play, citing a bad back.

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5 Things: Fisher wins; Dyson slides; more

5 Things: Ross Fisher wins Tshwane Open; Simon Dyson slides; more

At the Tshwane Open, Ross Fisher won his first European Tour event since 2010 to bring his tally to five career victories, while Simon Dyson failed to capitalize on a strong first round. Here are 5 Things to know from South Africa.

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Creamer's 75-foot eagle secures first win since '10

Paula Creamer's 75-foot eagle secures first win since '10

Paula Creamer sank a 75-foot eagle putt on the second playoff hole against Azahara Munoz to win the HSBC Women's Champions on Sunday for her first LPGA title since the 2010 U.S. Women's Open.

Saturday, March 1

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Kiawah Island Classic brings 36 teams to S.C.

Kiawah Island Classic brings 36 teams to South Carolina

Five teams from the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings' top 100 will compete in the 54-hole Kiawah Island Classic Sunday Through Tuesday at the Kiawah Island (S.C.) Golf Resort.

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Illinois looks to bounce back at USF Invitational

Illinois looks to bounce back at USF Invitational

The Illinois Fighting Illini headline a strong field that will tee off at the USF Invitational Sunday through Tuesday at the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Dade City, Fla.

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5 Things: McIlroy holds on to Honda Classic lead

5 Things: McIlroy holds on to Honda Classic lead; Henley in final group; more

Rory McIlroy did what he needed to Saturday at the Honda Classic, carding a 1-under 69 in windy afternoon conditions at PGA National to increase his lead from one to two shots.

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Tee times: Honda Classic, final round

Tee times: Honda Classic, final round

Complete tee times for Sunday's final round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Honda Classic at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

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Tracker: McIlroy keeps lead, Woods fires 65

Tour Tracker: Honda Classic, Saturday's third round on PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy starts Friday's third round of the PGA Tour's Honda Classic with a one-shot lead -- while Tiger Woods must gain some ground if he is to contend. Follow the highlights right here!

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Analytics show putting's importance overstated

Analytics show putting's importance on PGA Tour overstated

New analytics indicate that for the pros, putting's importance on the PGA Tour has been overstated.

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Garcia on new Trump National Doral: 'More challenging'

Sergio Garcia on new Trump National Doral: 'More challenging'

His heart was on this week’s Honda Classic, but Sergio Garcia doesn’t deny that he had an eye on next week’s gathering at the famed Trump National Doral.

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Fisher takes commanding lead at Tshwane Open

Ross Fisher leads by 5 at Tshwane Open after 67

England’s Ross Fisher will take a commanding lead into the final round of the Tshwane Open after a third-round 5-under 67 at Copperleaf Golf & Country Estate in Centurion, South Africa.

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Grimmer (No. 25, 2015) commits to Ohio State

Will Grimmer (No. 25, Class of 2015) commits to Ohio State

Will Grimmer of Cincinnati has given a verbal commitment to play golf at Ohio State beginning in the fall of 2015.

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Woods closes on Honda leaders with 65

Tiger Woods closes on Honda leaders with third-round 65

Tiger Woods made sure there wouldn’t be another Sunday off on the PGA Tour. After surviving the 36-hole cut, Woods posted a 5-under 65 in the third round of the Honda Classic to climb within shouting distance of leader Rory McIlroy before he teed off.

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Kennesaw State headlines Colleton River Collegiate

Kennesaw State headlines Colleton River Collegiate

Michigan State draws teams from across the country as it prepares to host the Colleton River Collegiate at the Colleton River Dye Course in Bluffton, S.C.

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Webb leads Stanford by 1 at HSBC Champions

Webb, Stanford set up showdown at HSBC Champions

Karrie Webb and Angela Stanford were so close down the stretch Saturday at the HSBC Women's Champions, matching each other birdie for birdie, they have separated themselves slightly from the rest of the crowded leaderboard.

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Querencia Cabo Collegiate features Alabama

Querencia Cabo Collegiate features Alabama

The Crimson Tide will be looking to extend its winning streak to 12 Sunday through Tuesday at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate at the Querencia Golf Club in Los Cabos, Mexico.

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Second coming of ShotLink: Advanced analytics

Second coming of ShotLink: Advanced analytics on PGA Tour

The PGA Tour wants to use advanced analytics to take golf stats to the next level -- with statisticians such as Louis Riccio of Columbia able to work with the Tour's Ken Lovell in mirroring baseball's sabermetrics.