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Couples copes with missed Ryder Cup captaincy bid

Fred Couples copes with missed Ryder Cup captaincy bid, Davis Love III reflects on lessons learned

Fred Couples and Davis Love III discuss the the 2016 Ryder Cup captaincy at the PGA Tour's 2015 Northern Trust Open.

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70 years after assault on Iwo Jima, Hebert's exploits stand out

70 years after assault on Iwo Jima, Hebert's exploits stand out

Jay Hebert and Lloyd Mangrum were great warriors for our country as well as great champions on the PGA Tour.

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Sergio Garcia at 35: Chasing rhythm and confidence

Sergio Garcia at 35: Looking for rhythm, confidence, major title

Sergio Garcia turned 35 in January, a reminder that his scissor-kicking days at the PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club were more than 15 years ago.

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Who was that guy? Early-season Tiger observations

Who was that guy? Early-season Tiger Woods observations

Tiger Woods needs to hit the reset button – again – after an abbreviated season opener marred by chipping yips.

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Instruction: Homa blends old and new

Instruction: PGA Tour rookie Max Homa blends old and new

PGA Tour rookie Max Homa mixes old and new swing mechanics. Homa is a Ben Hogan disciple trying to make his swing more modern and repeatable.

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Goydos brings light heart to Champions Tour

Paul Goydos brings light heart to Champions Tour

With his Champions Tour victory at the Allianz Championship on Feb. 8, Paul Goydos has matched his two PGA Tour wins. What took him 507 starts against the flat bellies required just 12 attempts since joing the 50-and-over tour.

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Tiger drops from OWGR top 60, faces schedule questions

Tiger Woods drops from OWGR top 60, faces schedule questions

Tiger Woods' 2015 PGA Tour schedule comes into question after his withdrawal from the Farmers Insurance Open and subsequent departure from the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Tiger Woods cites lower-back pain after WD at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods cites lower-back pain after WD at Torrey Pines for PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open

Tiger Woods withdrew from the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday on his 12th hole. He had been wincing in apparent pain and holding his lower right back after many of his full swings.

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Gunn Yang's goal in PGA Tour debut: make the cut

U.S. Amateur champion Gunn Yang's goal in PGA Tour debut: make the cut at Torrey Pines

U.S. Amateur champion Gunn Yang wants to make the cut in his PGA Tour debut at the Farmers Insurance Open, but he's also hoping for more.

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Rahm ends week of a lifetime with Phoenix top 5

Jon Rahm ends week of a lifetime with top 5 at Phoenix Open

What a week for Jon Rahm at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The Arizona State junior carded a 3-under 68 en route to a tie for fifth place at 12-under 272, three strokes behind winner Brooks Koepka.

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Bradley hustles from Phoenix Open for Super Bowl dream

Keegan Bradley hustles out of TPC Scottsdale to live Super Bowl dream

Keegan Bradley never dreamed he would get to attend a Super Bowl, let alone see his beloved New England Patriots play for the title.

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Laird at home and leading in Phoenix

It's Martin Laird's neighborhood, and it could be his year

Martin Laird rode a hot putter to a 3-under 68 and a three-stroke lead over a trio of players heading into the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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Rahm in contention, showing shades of young Mickelson

Jon Rahm in contention, showing shades of young Phil Mickelson

Jon Rahm is in contention entering the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and will try to make history on Sunday.

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Molinari's ace: 'Something you don't see every day'

Francesco Molinari's ace at 16: 'Something you don't see every day'

Francesco Molinari's hole-in-one at TPC Scottsdale's 16th was the shot heard round the course on Saturday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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Haney: No quick fix for Tiger's chip yips

Hank Haney: No quick fix for Tiger Woods' chip yips

Tiger Woods' former coach Hank Haney made comments about Woods' recent struggles Saturday on his radio show, including saying that Woods has the chip yips among other holes in his game.

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Class of 2011 making a name for itself on Tour

The high school Class of 2011, Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger, are making a name for itself on the PGA Tour

The high school graduating Class of 2011 is having success on the PGA Tour. Believe it or not, that class includes Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger, all of whom are in contention at the Phoenix Open.

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Amateur Rahm to play the weekend at Phoenix Open

Arizona State junior Jon Rahm will play the weekend at the Phoenix Open after making the cut

Jon Rahm, an Arizona State junior, will play the weekend at the Waste Management Phoenix Open as he carded a 3-under 68 in the second round at TPC Scottsdale.

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Woods shoots 82 at Phoenix Open for highest score as pro

Tiger Woods shot an 82, his career-worst round during the Waste Management Phoenix Open second-round

Tiger Woods shot 11-over 82 at TPC Scottsdale in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. It was the highest round of his career, and he missed the 36-hole cut for just the 13th time worldwide.

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Tiger's keys to making cut in Phoenix

Schupak: Tiger Woods' keys to making the cut in Phoenix

After a poor first round, Tiger Woods will need better performance off the tee and around the green to make the cut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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Palmer buys a round at No. 16; leads in Phoenix

Ryan Palmer buys a round at No. 16; leads in Phoenix

Ryan Palmer, for one, hasn’t let the PGA Tour stop him from interracting with the crowd at the Waste Management Phoenix Open as he passed out $10 bills attached to golf balls for fans to buy beer.

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Woods struggles, but shoots 73 at Phoenix Open

Tiger Woods shoots 73 at the first round of the Phoenix Open as he struggled early and often at TPC Scottsdale

Tiger Woods managed to shoot a 2-over 73 in the first round of the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale showing his game may need some time to be competitive-round ready.

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Hoffmann wins best prop on 16 at Phoenix Open

Morgan Hoffmann sported an oversized orange hat on No. 16 in honor of his alma mater Oklahoma State Thursday during the first round of the Phoenix Open

Hats off to Morgan Hoffmann who won best prop at TPC Scottsdale’s 16th hole with an oversized orange Styrofoam hat in honor of his alma mater Oklahoma State.

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Mickelson rallies after early problems at Phoenix Open

Phil Mickelson rallies after early problems at Waste Management Phoenix Open

Phil Mickelson rallied from a sluggish start Thursday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open to shoot 2-under 69 at TPC Scottsdale.

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Spieth looking for third consecutive title in Phoenix

Technically, Jordan Spieth is looking for his third consectuive title at the Phoenix Open this week in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Technically, Jordan Spieth is looking to win for a third consecutive win, but with all eyes on Tiger Woods this week at the Phoenix Open, even Spieth forgot about his winning streak.

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Mickelson, Bradley's bromance continues in Phoenix

Phil Mickelson, Keegan Bradley's bromance continues at Phoenix Open with a long drive competition on the 14th hole

The bromance between Ryder Cup partners Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley continued at the Waste Management Open pro-am Wednesday. Why? Read the full story:

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Truth be told, only Allenby knows what really happened

Robert Allenby sticks to his story of what happened in Hawaii

Robert Allenby stuck to his story of what happened Jan. 16 in Honolulu when he spoke to the media Tuesday at TPC Scottsdale prior to the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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Tiger Woods' Phoenix presser filled with tooth inquiries

Tiger Woods' Phoenix Open presser filled with tooth inquiries

Tiger Woods fielded several questions during his press conference Tuesday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, including a few about his missing tooth during a recent trip to Italy.

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Drought could delay test event at Olympic Course

Severe drought could delay test event at Olympic Course in Brazil

A severe drought could further delay efforts to hold a mandatory test event at golf's Olympic Course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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USGA to introduce Senior Women's Open, sources say

USGA to introduce Senior Women's Open, sources say

Golfweek has learned that the U.S. Golf Association soon will announce a new national championship, the U.S. Senior Women’s Open.

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Growth of indoor simulators good for the game

Growing popularity of indoor golf simulators good for the game

Golf simulators have come a long way, and the next step is expanding beyond those who can afford such a high-priced toy. As a new generation of lower-cost simulator devices become available, virtual golf could become a viable solution for golf’s future.

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Cobra takes its clubmaking to space

Cobra takes clubmaking to space, touts new Fly-Z+ driver

Cobra Golf touts a low center of gravity and adjustability with its Fly-Z+ driver.

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G/Fore leaps into golf-lifestyle arena

G/Fore leaps into golf-lifestyle arena with introduction of apparel

G/Fore has taken the leap into men's clothing, and now is a full-fledged golf lifestyle brand. It marks extreme growth since the company debuted at the PGA Show in 2011.

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Golf For Her targets game growth among women

Golf For Her aims to grow number of women golfers

To make golf more welcoming to females of all ages and abilities, the World Golf Foundation launched “Golf For Her,” a web site designed to be a resource and hub to attract an underserved audience.

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Mickelson tees up, endorses new Callaway ball

Mickelson tees up, endorses new Callaway Chrome Soft golf ball

Phil Mickelson will start the 2014-15 PGA Tour season at the Humana Challenge, and with a Callaway Chrome Soft golf ball in play.

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Happy birthday, Jack: The Golden Bear turns 75

Jack Nicklaus turns 75, still going strong as CEO of Nicklaus Companies

Jack Nicklaus, who turned 75 on Wednesday, is going stronger than ever as CEO of the Nicklaus Companies. Far from a figurehead, he visited 15 different countries and 24 different states in 2014 to provide his personal touch.

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Tour Edge finds advantage in being small, nimble

Tour Edge finds advantage in being small, nimble

Tour Edge has thrived in the past 29 years despite a tough sales environment in recent years.

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Jack Nicklaus documentary set for Fox

Fox to air Jack Nicklaus documentary ahead of NFC title game

As a lead-in to the NFC Championship on Jan. 18, Fox Sports will air “Nicklaus: The Making of a Champion,” a one-hour documentary highlighting the career of Jack Nicklaus.

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Woods must start someplace, so why not Phoenix?

Adam Schupak gives his take on why Tiger Woods needs to start someplace in 2015, and why it could be at the Phoenix Open

Word on the street is that Tiger Woods will make his 2015 debut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Golfweek senior writer Adam Schupak says it makes sense for a number of reasons.

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Aitchison, 85, caddied for British Open winners

Scotsman Aitchison, 85, caddied for British Open winners

Willie Aitchison, who guided Roberto De Vicenzo and Lee Trevino to Open Championship titles, died shortly after New Year's at his home in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Acushnet hires adviser for potential IPO

Acushnet hires adviser for potential IPO, Uihlein confirms

Acushnet has confirmed the hiring of Solebury Capital Group as an adviser for the company’s potential return to public trading, as confirmed by Wally Uihlein, the chairman and chief executive at Acushnet.

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Stat man: Scott Hamilton's Tour stable grows

Stat man: Scott Hamilton's Tour stable grows

Scott Hamilton, a tech-savvy teacher, does a number on a growing stable of Tour talent. As he might attest, that's insane, man.

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Instruction: Todd on track with hard work, Hamilton

For Your Game: Brendon Todd on track thanks to hard work, Scott Hamilton

For Brendon Todd, 'hard work' and Scott Hamilton's insight offer a new direction on Tour.

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My Year in Golf: Adam Schupak

My Year in Golf: PGA Tour full of gracious pros in '14

From Bubba Watson to Billy Horschel's caddie, Micah Fugitt, Adam Schupak reflects on the 2014 PGA Tour season by remembering the gracious golfers.

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Number crunching: Andrew Putnam

Number crunching: Andrew Putnam improves in all facets during 2014

Over the final two weeks of 2014, we will be breaking down players that rose and fell over the past 12 months in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Today, we highlight Andrew Putnam.

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Number crunching: Colt Knost

Number crunching: Colt Knost's new-found maturity leads to success

Over the final two weeks of 2014, we will be breaking down players that rose and fell over the past 12 months in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Today, we highlight Colt Knost.

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Schupak: Ozark rain delay spawns Nicklaus tales

Schupak: Ozark rain delay spawns Nicklaus fish tales

During the Legends of Golf in June, Adam Schupak took advantage of a torrential downpour to hear more about Jack Nicklaus' long-overlooked hobby: fishing.

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FYG: For Compton, understanding brings success

For Your Game: Swing knowledge leads Compton to Tour success

Erik Compton understands his golf swing as he seeks marquee billing on PGA Tour.

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Number crunching: J.J. Henry

Number crunching: J.J. Henry vows to push harder after down year

Over the final two weeks of 2014, we will be breaking down players that rose and fell over the past 12 months in the Golfweek/Sagarin rankings. Today, we highlight J.J. Henry.

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Teams Strange, Langer share Father/Son lead

Teams Strange, Langer share Father/Son Challenge lead

Curtis and Thomas Strange found themselves tied with Bernhard and Jason Langer through one round of the PNC Father/Son Challenge.

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Miller on Tiger: 'Don't write him off just yet'

Johnny Miller on Tiger Woods: 'Don't write him off just yet'

Love him or hate him, Johnny Miller never is at a loss for an opinion, and he showcased that after teaming with son Andy to post a 9-under in the opening round of the PNC Father/Son Challenge.