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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.