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Legends of Golf revives the 'old timers'

Legends of Golf revives the 'old timers' for one weekend at Top of the Rock in Ridgedale, Mo.

What makes the Legends so special is it has always been golf's version of old timer's day(s). Great like Jack NIcklaus, Gary Player and Lee Trevino tee if up for the Legends of Golf at Top of the Rock.

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Baby and BBQ: Reed sets priorities with return at Memphis

Baby and BBQ: Patrick Reed sets priorities with return at Memphis

For Patrick Reed, the impending birth of his daughter shifted his focus from top 5 in the world to being No. 1 dad in the world.

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After lost decade, Gossett plays his way into Open

After a lost decade, David Gossett plays his way into Pinehurst

Everybody loves a good comeback story, right? Well, they don’t come any bigger than 35-year-old David Gossett earning a spot in the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2.

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Confident Swafford medals at Memphis qualifier

Confident Hudson Swafford medals at Memphis qualifier; Alabama's Robby Shelton qualifies

PGA Tour rookie Hudson Swafford took medalist honors with a 10-under day, one stroke better than J.B. Holmes at the U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Memphis, Tenn. Alabama rising sophomore Robby Shelton also advanced.

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Wittenberg (62) takes lead at Memphis sectional

Casey Wittenberg cards 62 to take 1st-round lead at Cordova, Tenn., U.S. Open sectional qualifier

Casey Wittenberg took advantage of local course knowledge to shoot a 9-under 62 and grab a one-stroke lead over Jeff Maggert after the first round of the 36-hole U.S. Open sectional qualifier at Colonial Country Club’s North and South courses.

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After heart surgery, Micheel tees it up at sectional

After heart surgery, Shaun Micheel tees it up at U.S. Open sectional

Shaun Micheel, who had heart surgery to put in four stents in April, is teeing it up Monday at the U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Cordova, Tenn.

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Breaking down Adam Scott's new way of reading greens

What is he doing? Adam Scott adopts new way of reading greens

Just what was Adam Scott doing when reading putts at the Crowne Plaza Invitational? The World No. 1 has adopted AimChart's Express Read as a way to help him with the slope of greens. And it is working.

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Tiger Woods Foundation names new CEO

Tiger Woods Foundation names new CEO

After an extensive national search, Tiger Woods has found the man to take over the reigns of the Tiger Woods Foundation. Woods announced today the appointment of Rick Singer as president and CEO, effective in June.

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Scott rebounds to salvage 71 at Crowne Plaza

Adam Scott rebounds to save 71 at Crowne Plaza

Adam Scott struggled on his opening nine holes behind four bogeys but managed three birdies coming in to salvage a 1-over 71 at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.

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Now at No. 1, Scott must improve play to stay there

Now at No. 1, Adam Scott must improve play to stay there

Adam Scott enjoyed a bottle of Dom Perignon after ascending to World No. 1, but now needs to work on his game, which has been a bit suspect as of late.

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Swing steadied, Todd seeks Texas two-step

Swing steadied, Brendon Todd seeks Texas two-step at Colonial on PGA Tour

While waiting for a Players Championship spot that never materialized, Brendon Todd's confidence in his re-tooled swing took flight -- and it showed at the HP Byron Nelson Championship in his first PGA Tour win.

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5 Things: Todd's first; Weir's run; more

5 Things: Brendon Todd's first PGA Tour win; Mike Weir's run; more from HP Byron Nelson Championship

Brendon Todd had to wait five years between his two Web.com Tour wins, but just a year after the second he is able to add PGA Tour winner to his resume after taking the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Here are 5 Things to know.

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5 Things: Oosthuizen, Todd share lead at Byron Nelson

5 Things: Louis Oosthuizen, Brendon Todd share lead at Byron Nelson

Louis Oosthuizen and Brendon Todd share the lead, but there are 17 golfers within five strokes of the lead heading into the final round at TPC Four Seasons Resort.

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5 Things: Todd takes lead at Byron Nelson

5 Things: Brendon Todd takes lead; Paul Casey's sizzling back nine; more

Brendon Todd shot 6-under 64 to move into the lead Friday at the HP Byron Nelson Championship while Paul Casey, Martin Kaymer and Mike Weir are part of a nine-way tie for second, two shots back.

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Kaymer shows heart, closes out Players win

Martin Kaymer shows heart, closes out Players victory

"The last few holes, it was not about how good I play or how bad I play, it’s about how much you want to win," Martin Kaymer said after closing out his Players Championship win.

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Web.com Tour adds 2nd Colombia event

Web.com Tour adds 2nd Colombia event for 2015

Golfweek has learned that a new Web.com Tour event will be held at Karibana Golf Club, a Nicklaus Design course outside of Cartagena, Colombia in March 2015.

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With spotlight on Spieth, Kaymer seeks Players title

With spotlight on Jordan Spieth, Martin Kaymer seeks Players title

Most of the media attention was on Jordan Spieth after Saturday's third round of the Players Championship, and that's OK with Martin Kaymer, who co-leads with Spieth after 54 holes at TPC Sawgrass.

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McIlroy fires 69 in third round of The Players

Rory McIlroy fires 69 in third round of The Players

Rory McIlroy birdied his final three holes Saturday to shoot 3-under 69 in the third round of The Players. He struggled on the front nine but played the back nine bogey free to finish at 3-under 213 through 54 holes.

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Spieth contends in first Players foray

Jordan Spieth contends in first Players Championship foray at TPC Sawgrass on PGA Tour

Jordan Spieth's latest PGA Tour exploit: a bogey-free 6-under 66 in the second round of The Players Championship to climb into the final group Saturday with 36-hole leader Martin Kaymer.

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Kaymer rediscovers form in 63-69 at Players

Martin Kaymer rediscovers form as 63-69 earns Players Championship lead on PGA Tour

There’s been nothing soft or wimpy, for that matter, about the form of Martin Kaymer, the former World No. 1 player, through two rounds as he moved to the lead at The Players Championship.

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Sunnier disposition carries Garcia to 67

Sunnier disposition carries Sergio Garcia to 67 at Players

His past filled with lows and self-doubt, Sergio Garcia is trying to have a sunnier disposition on the golf course. A 5-under 67 Thursday at The Players will help.

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Fernandez-Castano finds form at Players

At Players Championship, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano finds form that had eluded him on PGA Tour

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano's new life on an island in Key Biscayne, Fla., is everything he hoped it would be -- even if his transition to the PGA Tour hasn’t gone as smoothly for the No. 48 player in the world.

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Scott learns to work harder after '04 Players win

Adam Scott learns to work harder after '04 Players win

Adam Scott won the Players Championship at 23, setting the golf world abuzz. But more success didn't come until Scott learned that getting better wasn't just going to happen, he had to work harder.

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Don't flip, Mickelson says: Game's not a flop

Don't flip, Phil Mickelson says before Players Championship: Game's not a flop

To hear Phil Mickelson tell it, all is well with his game. Yet he's winless since the Open Championship in July with no top-10s, had the weekend off at the Masters and hasn’t posted consecutive rounds in the 60s on Tour this season.

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Kuehne makes rare return to golf at Concession Cup

Trip Kuehne makes rare return to golf at Concession Cup

Trip Kuehne is making a rare return to competitive golf at the inaugural Concession Cup, but he has no regrets after leaving the game full-time in 2008.

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U.S. tops GB&I to win inaugural Concession Cup

U.S. tops GB&I to win inaugural Concession Cup

The Concession Cup ended, fittingly enough, with a concession on the 18th green. By that time, the U.S. already had clinched a commanding victory to secure the Bonallack-Campbell trophy in the inaugural competition.

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U.S. extends lead to 12-6 at Concession Cup

U.S. extends lead to 12-6 over GB&I at Concession Cup

The U.S. won seven of the nine four-ball matches Friday to take a 12-6 lead after two days of the Concession Cup.

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New TPA XVIII putter nearing production

New TPA XVIII putter nearing production

Nick Faldo used the TPA XVIII putter to win the 1989 Masters, and TPA Golf Clubs' Tee McCabe says a new version of the putter is nearing production.

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Kuchar's Saturday 68 lifts hope of 1st major win

Matt Kuchar's Saturday 68 at Masters lifts hope of 1st major win

With three consecutive birdies at Augusta National's Nos. 13-15 to cap off a 68 in the third round of the Masters, Matt Kuchar has lifted his hopes of winning his first major title.

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Spieth benefits from Gentle Ben's advice

Jordan Spieth benefits from Gentle Ben's advice at Masters

Jordan Spieth is a rookie at Augusta National in name only. The 20-year-old, who is tied for third after the second round of the Masters, is running the playbook handed down by two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw.

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At Yellow Jasmine comes golden swing insight

At Yellow Jasmine comes golden swing insight during Masters

For the past dozen years, PGA pro Carl Lohren drops anchor in the front row at Augusta National's eighth hole, Yellow Jasmine, and analyzes every golf swing he sees during Masters play.

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Masters rookies enjoy good rounds, endure bad

Masters rookies enjoy good rounds, endure bad at Augusta National

Jonas Blixt wasn’t the only one one of a record 24 first-time Masters competitors to get off to a good start in his debut as Jimmy Walker and Kevin Stadler joined him -- but some endured high numbers Thursday at Augusta.

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Blixt solid in Masters debut, with a few slips

Jonas Blixt solid in Masters debut, with a few slips at Augusta National

Jonas Blixt, a Masters rookie, sought advice from fellow Swede Henrik Stenson, a veteran of eight previous Masters appearances. Other than a few mistakes – notably a drive left at No. 2 – Blixt made a solid debut.

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Crenshaw endures tough start to 43rd Masters

Ben Crenshaw endures tough start to 43rd straight Masters

Ben Crenshaw experienced a tough start to his 43rd consecutive Masters Tournament with an 83, but he doesn't think Friday will be his last Masters start.

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Masters rookie English looks to build memories

Masters rookie Harris English looks to build on Augusta memories

When Harris English won the FedEx St. Jude Classic in June, the first thought that flashed through his mind, he said, was, “I’m going to the Masters.” And he's already building on memories at Augusta National.

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Faldo on first Masters win: 'It felt like destiny'

Nick Faldo on first Masters win: 'It felt like destiny'

On this day 25 years ago, Nick Faldo improvised and hit the first of three Masters high notes.

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Spieth picks Crenshaw's mind about Augusta

Spieth picks Crenshaw's mind about Augusta National

Jordan Spieth is in love with Augusta National just like every other golfer with a pulse, but he has managed to focus enough to lean on a fellow Texas Longhorn, Ben Crenshaw, for some advice on course navigation.

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McIlroy: 'It's all there' for Masters win, no excuses

Rory McIlroy: 'It's all there' for Masters win, no excuses at Augusta National this year

Rory McIlroy has pronounced himself fit to win his first green jacket: “Mind, body, equipment, it’s all there,” he said two days before the start of the Masters.

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Fun-loving Stenson takes Augusta's greens seriously

Fun-loving Henrik Stenson taking putting seriously at Augusta

Henrik Stenson was a bundle of laughs on Tuesday at Augusta National, but knows that it will take a serious putting display to secure Sweden's first male major championship.

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A gesture Toski can accept: Revisit Augusta

A gesture Bob Toski can accept: Revisit Augusta

"He never lets me pay him a dime," Ken Duke says of instructor Bob Toski, 87. But in 2009, when Duke qualified for his first Masters, Toski thought of a gesture he'd accept: "Take me to Augusta," he asked.

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Cabrera, Augusta National a perfect match

The right fit: Angel Cabrera, Augusta National a perfect match

Angel Cabrera, who studied Augusta under the late Seve Ballesteros and always seems to be at his best in the Masters, thinks he has ‘one more’ green jacket in him.

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Arnie's ceremonial tee shot to mark 50 years

Arnold Palmer's ceremonial Masters tee shot to mark 50 years

Arnold Palmer is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his last of four green jackets at Augusta National, a Masters win that also turned out to be his final of seven major titles.

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Caddie Hayes helps push Henley to Masters

Caddie Adam Hayes helps push Russell Henley to Masters via Honda Classic playoff win

Earlier this season, Russell Henley was beginning to feel a same sinking sensation that he couldn't return to Augusta National in April. Now Henley his invitation is in the mail, thanks to a Honda Classic playoff win in March.

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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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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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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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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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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: 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.