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Alex Miceli

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At TPC Sawgrass, no home advantage for Furyk

At TPC Sawgrass for The Player Championship, no home advantage for PGA Tour player Jim Furyk

The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass is a home event for PGA Tour player Jim Furyk yet his results have been unpredictable at this venue.

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Time will tell how Match Play title fits into McIlroy's career

Time will tell how WGC-Cadillac Match Play title fits into Rory McIlroy's PGA Tour and European Tour career

Rory McIlroy's WGC-Cadillac Match Play title marks his 16th worldwide victory and perhaps the beginning of a new streak for the World No. 1.

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McIlroy turns uncertain morning into WGC Match Play title

Rory McIlroy turns uncertain morning into WGC-Cadillac Match Play title

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy turned an early wakeup call and an uncertain morning into a WGC-Cadillac Match Play title.

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McIlroy comes from behind, again, to advance to the WGC Match Play final

Rory McIlroy comes from behind, again, to advance to the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship final

PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy advances to the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship after coming from behind in his match against Jim Furyk once again.

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WGC Match Play: Breaking down the semifinalists

WGC-Cadillac Match Play: Breaking down the semifinalists

A statistical breakdown of 2015 WGC-Cadillac Match Play PGA Tour golf event semifinalists in San Francisco including Gary Woodland and Jim Furyk.

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Westwood runs out of steam at WGC-Cadillac Match Play

Lee Westwood runs out of steam at WGC-Cadillac Match Play

The 2015 WGC-Cadillac Match Play Lee Westwood at TPC Harding Park loss PGA Tour golf

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Bradley, Jimenez involved in heated exchange at Match Play

PGA Tour players Keegan Bradley, Miguel Angel Jimenez involved in heated exchange at WGC-Cadillac Match Play

Keegan Bradley and Miguel Angel Jimenez, along with Bradley's caddie Steve "Pepsi" Hale, were involved in a verbal altercation during their match Friday at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship.

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Many golfers left with low-stakes matches at WGC-Cadillac

Many golfers left with low-stakes matches at WGC-Cadillac in San Francisco

The 2015 WGC-Cadillac Match Play new format group play PGA Tour golf at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco

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Scott struggles to find putting 'rhythm' during another loss

Adam Scott struggles to find putting 'rhythm' during another loss at WGC-Cadillac Match Play

PGA Tour player Adam Scott has lost two matches at WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship and now faces Chris Kirk.

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Jaidee builds big lead, then holds off Furyk in Match Play

PGA Tour player Thongchai Jaidee builds big lead, then holds off Jim Furyk at WGC-Cadillac Match Play

Thongchai Jaidee defeated Jim Furyk at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship for first match-play victory in this PGA Tour event since 2010.

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PGA Tour, IMG back Golf Channel in legal fight

PGA Tour, IMG back Golf Channel in legal fight

The legal case that is getting the least attention could cause the PGA Tour its biggest headache.

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Stenson frustrated after loss to Senden at WGC-Cadillac Match Play

PGA Tour golfer Henrik Stenson frustrated after WGC-Cadillac Match Play CHampionship loss to John Senden

PGA Tour golfer Henrik Stenson was frustrated after a 19-hole loss to John Senden on Wednesday at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship.

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Most golfers worldwide 'happy' with pace of play, R&A finds

Most golfers worldwide 'happy' with pace of play, R&A finds

Golf pace-of-play survey from the R&A says golfers are satisfied with the length of time it takes to play golf.

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Reed goes the distance with former management company

PGA Tour player Patrick Reed goes the distance with former management company

PGA Tour winner Patrick Reed is maturing and it shows in a recent decision the Ryder Cupper made regarding sponsorship deals.

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Spieth's Masters victory will be worth plenty of green

Jordan Spieth's Masters victory will be worth plenty of green for PGA Tour player

Masters champion Jordan Spieth returns to the PGA Tour at the 2015 RBC Heritage with a new level of marketability.

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Magic of Augusta: Top-12 finish merits a return trip

Magic of Augusta includes finishing among the top 12 and meriting a return trip

Augusta National offers 19 ways to qualify for the Masters, but only two are determined from a player's performance during the tournament - win or finish inside the top 12.

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Fowler has 'enough offense,' but too many 'silly mistakes' at Masters

Rickie Fowler has 'enough offense,' but too many 'silly mistakes' at 2015 Masters at Augusta National

PGA Tour player Rickie Fowler ties for 12th at 2015 Masters at Augusta National, a year after finishing in the top 5 in all four major championships.

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Walker leaves Masters disappointed after wrist injury

PGA Tour winner Jimmy Walker leaves Masters disappointed after wrist injury at Augusta National

PGA Tour winner Jimmy Walker was a Masters favorite until injuring his wrist in the first round at Augusta.

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Oddsmakers see no reason to abandon Masters leader Spieth now

Oddsmakers see no reason to abandon Masters leader Jordan Spieth now

Las Vegas oddsmakers are sticking with PGA Tour player Jordan Spieth to win the 2015 Masters at Augusta National.

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Spieth enters Masters final round as strong betting favorite

Jordan Spieth enters final round of Masters as strong betting favorite

Jordan Spieth remained the overwhelming favorite to win the 2015 Masters after three rounds at Augusta National.

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Back-nine rally elevates Rose at the Masters

Back-nine rally elevates Justin Rose at the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club

The Masters 2015 Justin Rose in round 3 at Augusta National Golf Club behind leader Jordan Spieth in PGA Tour golf's first major championship.

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Poulter cards career-low Masters round, but is it enough?

PGA Tour's Ian Poulter cards lowest career Masters round at Augusta National, but is it enough?

PGA Tour player Ian Poulter fired his career-low Masters round Saturday at Augusta National but still chases Jordan Spieth.

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Jordan Spieth remains Masters favorite in Las Vegas

PGA Tour player Jordan Spieth remains Masters favorite in Las Vegas

Oddsmakers install Jordan Spieth as Masters favorite after 36 holes at Augusta National.

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Justin Rose, Paul Casey trying to pull a Faldo for England

Justin Rose, Paul Casey entering Masters weekend trying to pull a Faldo for England

Paul Casey and Justin Rose enter Masters weekend trying to re-create Nick Faldo's comeback magic of 1996.

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Norman offers Masters advice to Spieth after 1996 lesson learned

Greg Norman offers Masters advice to Jordan Spieth after 1996 lesson learned in a major championship

The 2015 Masters Greg Norman advice to 36-hole leader Jordan Spieth after 1996 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club major championship.

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History tells Ernie Els to keep foot on the gas at Augusta

Masters history tells Ernie Els to keep foot on the gas in pursuit of Jordan Spieth at Augusta

Ernie Els knows Masters heartache but the 45-year-old is giving admirable chase to young Jordan Spieth.

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Jordan Spieth odds-on Masters favorite through Round 1

Jordan Spieth odds-on Masters favorite through Round 1 over Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods

The 2015 Masters betting odds with Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson through round one at Augusta National.

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Sandy Lyle's 1-iron figures heavily into Masters bag setup

Sandy Lyle's 1-iron figures in heavily at Masters and bag setup equipment

Masters veteran Sandy Lyle had a rare equipment setup Thursday at Augusta that included a 1-iron.

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Stadler returns for Masters but can't find his game

Kevin Stadler returns to the PGA Tour for the 2015 Masters but can't find game

Kevin Stadler returns to the PGA Tour for the 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club but struggles to a 77 in the first round.

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Tom Watson, 65, calls opening 71 'a minor miracle'

Masters veteran Tom Watson, 65, calls opening 71 'a minor miracle'

Tom Watson benefited from Masters experience and PGA Tour experience in general on Thursday and set up a possible Augusta National weekend appearance.

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Payne covers Eisenhower Tree, field size in pre-Masters presser

Augusta chairman Billy Payne talks Eisenhower Tree, field size in pre-Masters presser

Augusta National chairman Billy Payne covered a range of Masters topics Wednesday in his pre-tournament press conference.

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Tiger Woods' odds to win Masters improve

Tiger Woods' odds to win 2015 Masters at Augusta National improve

Tiger Woods moved to 25-1 odds to win the 2015 Masters, according to oddsmakers at Westgate Las Vegas on Wednesday.

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Tiger Woods, Mark O'Meara reunite for Masters practice rounds

Tiger Woods, Mark O'Meara reunite for Masters practice rounds at Augusta National

Tiger Woods played two Masters practice rounds with longtime friend Mark O'Meara on Monday and Tuesday at Augusta National.

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Crenshaw plays with brother before last competitive Masters

Two-time champion Ben Crenshaw brings along brother in last competitive Masters

Two-time champion Ben Crenshaw brings brother to play Augusta National in final competitive Masters.

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McIlroy remains odds-on favorite to win Masters; Spieth's odds worsen

Rory McIlroy remains odds on favorite to win Masters; Jordan Spieth's odds worsen at Augusta National

Rory McIlroy remains Masters favorite at 6-1 odds while Jordan Spieth falls to 10-1 odds to win at Augusta National.

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Stricker at Augusta with one eye on Wisconsin hoops

At Masters, PGA Tour player Steve Stricker's attention split between Augusta and Wisconsin hoops

The 2015 Masters marks PGA Tour player Steve Stricker's return from back surgery. His mind is split between Augusta National and Wisconsin basketball.

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After getting flu, Stenson enters Masters at less than 100 percent

After getting flu, Henrik Stenson enters Masters at Augusta National at less than 100 percent

PGA Tour player Henrik Stenson enters Masters at less than 100 percent after getting flu last week.

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Ian Poulter shakes up routine in run-up to Masters

PGA Tour player Ian Poulter shakes up routine in run-up to Masters at Augusta National

PGA Tour player Ian Poulter will play Masters after switching things up a little in his run-up to Augusta National.

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Rory McIlroy starts Masters week at 6-1 odds to win

Rory McIlroy starts Masters week 2015 at 6-1 odds to win

Rory McIlroy is Masters 2015 favorite at 6-1 odds according to oddsmakers in Las Vegas.

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Lobos knock off college powers to win Augusta Invitational

New Mexico Lobos knock off college powers to win Augusta Invitational

College golf New Mexico wins Augusta Invitational against a field that included two of the top three teams in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings.

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PGA Tour's drug testing comes under scrutiny as Olympics approach

PGA Tour's drug-testing regimen comes under scrutiny as 2016 Olympics approach

The PGA Tour's drug-testing program may change ahead of 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and is receiving criticism from the World Anti-Doping Agency.

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Golf opts for 'inclusion' amid outcry against Indiana law

Golf opts for 'inclusion' amid outcry against Indiana law

As a national uproar builds against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the golf community issued statements supporting societal "inclusion" in response to the new law, which critics call discriminatory against gays and lesbians.

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Runner-up Stenson burns at timing of slow-play warning at Bay Hill

Henrik Stenson burns at timing of slow-play warning at PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill

Henrik Stenson was not a happy camper Sunday at Bay Hill when PGA Tour rules officials put he and Morgan Hoffmann on the clock twice during the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Berger pulls off unique feat after albatross at Bay Hill

Daniel Berger pulls off unique feat after albatross at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Daniel Berger made an albatross, an eagle, a birdie and a par on the four par 5s at the PGA Tour's Arnold Palmer Invitational Saturday at Bay Hill.

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Brandt Snedeker gets back on track at API with third-round 66

Brandt Snedeker gets back on track at API with third-round 66 at Bay Hill

Brandt Snedeker fired a 6-under 66 Saturday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational to move back into contention at Bay Hill.

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On the mend, Steve Stricker plans to play in Masters

On the mend, Steve Stricker plans to play in Masters at Augusta National

Steve Stricker, who had back surgery in December, said he's unsure if he will play before the Masters but that he would return in time to play at Augusta National.

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Henrik Stenson closes strong, continues API success at Bay Hill

Henrik Stenson closes strong, continues API success at Bay Hill

Henrik Stenson, who has top 10s in his last two Arnold Palmer Invitational starts, closed with four birdies to shoot 6-under 66 and move into a tie for second Friday at Bay Hill.

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Drones banned over Augusta during Masters

Ordinance bans drones over Augusta during Masters

The Augusta-Richmond County Commission banned drones over Augusta, Ga., from April 2-13, meaning the unmanned aircraft will not be allowed over Augusta National during the Masters.

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Defending API champ Matt Every finds his game again at Bay Hill

Defending Arnold Palmer Invitational champ Matt Every finds his game again at Bay Hill

After a forgetful season so far, defending Arnold Palmer Invitational champion Matt Every has found his game again at Bay Hill.

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Poulter shoots 67 at Bay Hill with son's health on mind

Ian Poulter shoots 67 at Bay Hill with son's health on mind

Ian Poulter shot an opening-round 67 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill after taking his son to the hospital the night before.

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