Photos for January 31, 2011

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Pepperdine's Andrew Putnam

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Bubba Watson wins the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines (Feb. 4, 2011)

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The 12th hole at Laucala stretches to the South Pacific.

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The Peninsula residence sits atop an ocean bluff.

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No. 2 at Laucala was carved from the forest.

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Brandel Chamblee earned $4 million plus as a PGA Tour player.

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Brandel Chamblee earned $4 million plus as a PGA Tour player.

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Brandel Chamblee shows his strength in the studio, where his commentary is backed by meticulous research.

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Phil Mickelson reacts to a birdie at the final hole of the lightning-delayed PGA Championship in 2005. Mickelson went 4 under for the week at Baltusrol Golf Club to win his second major title.

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Tiger Woods reacts after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th green, forcing a playoff against Rocco Mediate during the final round of the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego.

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Tiger Woods holds his left knee after teeing off on the second hole during the fourth round of the 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego. Woods had reconstructive surgery on his left knee Tuesday, June 24, 2008, in Utah to repair a torn ligament. Woods went on to win in a playoff over Rocco Mediate.

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Phil Mickelson accepts the trophy at the 2005 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club as daughter Amanda watches. Mickelson was at 4 under for the tournament.

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Tiger Woods holds up the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the 89th PGA Golf Championship at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007. The win was Tiger's 13th major title.

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Tiger Woods speaks at a press conference with the trophy after winning the 2005 British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Tiger Woods, right, reacts as he walks off the 18th green with his caddie Steve Williams after winning the British Open Golf Championship at the Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake, England Sunday July 23, 2006. The win was Woods' first major title since the death of his father, Earl.

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Phil Mickelson accepts his green jacket from 2003 winner Mike Weir.

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Phil Mickelson celebrates his first major title at the 2004 Masters. Mickelson finished at 9 under at Augusta National to claim the first of two green jackets.

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Tiger Woods reacts to winning the 2005 Masters in a playoff with Chris DiMarco on the 18th hole during final-round play at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

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Tiger Woods gestures as he watches his shot to the 13th hole Sunday, June 16, 2002 at the U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Black Course of Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale, N.Y. Woods went on to win by three shots over Phil Mickelson.

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Tiger Woods, left, receives the 2002 Masters Green Jacket from Augusta National Golf Club chairman William W. "Hootie" Johnson. The win was Woods' third Masters title and second in a row.

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Phil Mickelson kisses his wife Amy after winning the 2000 Buick Invitational. With the win, Mickelson ended Tiger Woods' six-year winning streak at the tournament. Mickelson finished at 18-under par, four shots ahead of Woods.

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Tiger Woods reacts on the 18th hole after winning the 2001 Masters by two strokes over David Duval at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The win was Woods' fourth straight major title, completing what many would call the "Tiger Slam."

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In this Aug. 20, 2000 photo, Tiger Woods points to his ball as it drops for birdie on the first hole of a three-hole playoff against Bob May at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

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Payne Stewart talks with Phil Mickelson after Stewart made par at No. 18 to beat Mickelson and win the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.

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NBC announcers, Johnny Miller, left, and Dan Hicks, right, provide golf coverage during the third round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

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Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods high-five during practice for the 1997 Ryder Cup at Valderrama Golf Course in Spain.

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Tiger Woods, right, of the United States, holds the trophy as he makes his winner's speech outside the clubhouse at the end of the final day of the British Open Golf championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday, July 23, 2000. At center is South Africa's Ernie Els and at left Denmark's Thomas Bjorn the joint second-place finishers. (AP Photo/Adam Butler)

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Tiger Woods waves to fans after he won the 81st PGA Championship at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill., on Sunday, Aug. 15, 1999. Woods shot an 11-under 277, beating Sergio Garcia, of Spain, by one stroke. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)

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Tiger Woods celebrates after winning the 100th U.S. Open Golf Championship at the Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif., Sunday, June 18, 2000. Finishing at 12 under par, Woods topped second-place Ernie Els by a remarkable 15 shots.

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Phil Mickelson stands with Arnold Palmer after winning the 1997 Bay Hill Invitational.

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Tiger Woods celebrates as he wins the 1997 Masters with a record-breaking 18-under-par performance at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Sunday, April 13, 1997. (AP Photo/Curtis Compton)

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Tiger Woods holds his trophy aloft after winning the Las Vegas Invitational in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was the first win of his pro career.

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Tiger Woods, center, sits with his fiancee Elin Nordegren, left, and his friend Jerry Chang, right, during Stanford's basketball game against Arizona in this Feb. 7, 2004.

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Tiger Woods shakes hands with Jack Nicklaus after receiving the Jack Nicklaus College Player of the Year award in ceremonies at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, Sunday, June 2, 1996.

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Tiger Woods lines up a putt on Saturday, June 1, 1996, during the final round of the NCAA Men's Golf Championships at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn. Woods went on to win the individual title. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Phil Mickelson during his 1990 season at Arizona State University.

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D.A. Points and Phil Mickelson each earned money for their respective alma maters on University Day.

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The Hamilton Grand is a 115-year-old building that looms over the 18th green of the Old Course in St. Andrews.

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Stephanie Liu

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Joe Stepnes

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Lorena Ochoa putts out at the 2010 Tres Marias Championship.

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Phil Mickelson sports a smile after making birdie on the final hole but finishes second to Bubba Watson in the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament in San Diego, Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011.

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