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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.