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Alex Miceli

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Oddsmakers like World No. 2 Jason Day to repeat at Torrey Pines

Oddsmakers like World No. 2 Jason Day to repeat at Torrey Pines PGA Tour

Jason Day has played only one time in 2016, but oddsmakers like his chances to repeat at Torrey Pines.

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Miceli: Until Fowler wins a major, he’s not in same class with Big Three

Miceli: Until Rickie Fowler wins a major, he’s not in same class with Big Three

Golfweek's Alex Miceli writes that until Rickie Fowler wins a major championship, there is no new "Fab Four" in golf.

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Northern Trust will shift PGA Tour sponsorship from L.A. to playoff opener

Northern Trust will shift PGA Tour sponsorship from L.A. to playoff opener

The PGA Tour will announce today that Northern Trust, which sponsors the Northern Trust Open in suburban Los Angeles, will not renew its contract and take over for The Barclays in 2017.

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Vegas odds favor Spieth, McIlroy and Day to win majors in 2016

Vegas odds favor Spieth, McIlroy and Day to win majors in 2016

According to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, the odds favor Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day to win major championships in 2016, that and odds on Grand Slam for each of the Big Three.

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Kisner, Blair come close but can't pull off victory at Sony Open

PGA Tour golfers Kevin Kisner, Zac Blair come close but can't pull off victory at Sony Open

PGA Tour golfers Kevin Kisner and Zac Blair notched top 10s at the Sony Open, but were rather disappointed they didn't do more at Waialae Country Club.

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Woodland lists Lake Nona home, then declares himself built to last

Woodland lists Lake Nona home, then declares himself built to last

Woodland's 5,094-square-foot-home is on the market for $2.3 million.

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Players bound for Rio unlikely to participate in Olympics test event

PGA Tour players not committing to play in Players bound for Rio unlikely to participate in Olympics test event test event in Rio

World No. 1 Jordan Spieth already stated he won't play in Olympics test event in Rio March 8.

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Boo Weekley's beard catches Tour's attention at Sony Open

Boo Weekley's beard catches PGA Tour's attention at Sony Open

After showing up to the Sony Open with a bushy new beard, Boo Weekley came under the watchful eye of the PGA Tour over his new large amount of facial hair.

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Aguilar finds form at Joburg Open following Ironman triathlon

Felipe Aguilar finds form at European Tour's Joburg Open following Ironman triathlon

A week after completing an Ironman triathlon, Felipe Aguilar finds form and is T-2 through 36 holes at the European Tour's Joburg Open at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club.

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Oakmont business leader says having 2016 Open will produce little economic impact

Oakmont business leader says having 2016 U.S. Open will have little economic impact

Unlike the positive economic impact Chambers Bay saw for having as U.S. Open in town, Oakmont won't see much financial windfall after having the 2016 U.S. Open in town.

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Pettersson adjusts to conventional putter in shaky first round at Sony Open

Pettersson adjusts to conventional putter in shaky first round at Sony Open

Petterson shoots 1 over 71, says short putter was the least of his issues.

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Donald opens with 65 and renewed optimism in Sony Open

Luke Donald opens with 65 and renewed optimism in Sony Open

Luke Donald opens with 65 and renewed optimism in Sony Open.

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Walker rates as favorite to three-peat at Sony Open

Walker rates as favorite to three-peat at Sony Open

Walker comes in at 15-1 odds after winning the Sony Open in 2014 and 2015.

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Powerball catches players' attention at Sony Open

Powerball catches players' attention at Sony Open

Players discuss what they would do if they won the $1.5 billion Powerball drawing.

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Allenby on Sony return: 'Just being here right now is already overcoming a lot'

Robert Allenby on Sony Open return: 'Just being here right now is already overcoming a lot'

PGA Tour golfer Robert Allenby makes his return to the Sony Open this week and says his reputation has changed since last year's incident in Honolulu.

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Jordan Spieth begins 2016 with huge statement at Hyundai TOC

PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth begins 2016 with huge statement at Hyundai TOC

PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth won the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua with a 30-under 262, the second best 72-hole score in PGA Tour history.

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Jimmy Walker surges with Saturday 64 ahead of Sony Open defense

Jimmy Walker surges with Saturday 64 at Hyundai Tournament of Champions ahead of Sony Open defense

After a 9-under 64, Jimmy Walker shows early form at Hyundai Tournament of Champions ahead of his chance at a three-peat at Sony Open in Hawaii.

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Far from home and near the lead, Kevin Kisner enjoys his time in Kapalua

Far from home and near the lead, Kevin Kisner enjoys his time in Kapalua

PGA Tour golfer Kevin Kisner loves the East Coast, but after shooting 12 under through two rounds at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, the South Carolina native might need to save some for Hawaii.

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Robert Allenby will return to scene of the crime and play Sony Open

Robert Allenby will return to scene of the crime and play Sony Open

Robert Allenby will return to the Sony Open a year after allegedly being kidnapped and robbed during the week of the event.

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Despite fatigue, Harrington opens 2016 strong following knee surgery

Despite fatigue, Padraig Harrington opens 2016 strong following knee surgery

His body may have hurt all over, but Irishman Padraig Harrington opened the Hyundai Tournament of Champions with a solid 70 after returning to competition following operation in late 2015 on his knee.

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Jordan Spieth will begin 2016 in familiar spot: as favorite to win

PGA Tour Jordan Spieth will begin 2016 in familiar spot: as favorite to win

Jordan Spieth is the 4-1 favorite to win the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

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Golf champions remember O’Connor as ‘legend in Irish golf'

Golf champions remember Christy O’Connor Jr. as ‘legend in Irish golf'

Christy O’Connor Jr., who died on Wednesday, is remembered as a "legend in Irish golf" by Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and Jack Nicklaus.

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Jim Furyk on injured wrist: 'I thought it would be healed by now'

PGA Tour golfer Jim Furyk on injured wrist: 'I thought it would be healed by now'

PGA Tour golfer Jim Furyk will miss the Hyundai Tournament of Champions because of a left-wrist injury suffered in September that he thought would've been healed by now.

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Tiger Woods' most memorable victories

PGA Tour Tiger Woods' most memorable victories

Tiger Woods has 79 PGA Tour victories and Golfweek writers picked the win that was most memorable.

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Memorable moments from Tiger Woods' career

Memorable moments from Tiger Woods' career

There are countless moments from Tiger Woods' career that stand out, but the writers at Golfweek picked out their most memorable.

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Favorite quotes from Tiger Woods

Favorite quotes from Tiger Woods PGA Tour

In celebration of Tiger Woods' 40th Birthday, our Golfweek writers weigh in with their favorite quotes from Tiger.

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My year in golf: Alex Miceli

Alex Miceli: Jordan Spieth's Grand Slam chase, taking over as Golfweek publisher among 2015 highlights

From watching Jordan Spieth chase the Grand Slam to taking over as Golfweek's publisher, Alex Miceli had quite the memorable 2015.

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Kisner shines light atop leaderboard of HSBC Champions

Kevin Kisner shines light atop leaderboard of 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions

PGA Tour golfer Kevin Kisner leads 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions through Round 3 with Dustin Johnson, Russell Knox and Haotong Li close behind.

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Spieth surges into contention in China with third-round 63

Jordan Spieth surges into contention in China with third-round 63

PGA Tour golfer Jordan Spieth shoots 63 at 2015 WGC-HSBC Champions to get in contention in China.

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Paul Casey keeps eye on possible European Tour membership reform

Paul Casey keeps eye on possible European Tour membership reform

PGA Tour golfer Paul Casey considers return to European Tour membership despite desire to spend time with wife Pollyanna and child if membership requirements are changed.

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Knox works through visa issues, with wife's help, to get to HSBC Champions

Russell Knox works through visa issues, with wife's help, to get to HSBC Champions

PGA Tour golfer Russell Knox worked through visa issues with wife and caddie to make it to WGC-HSBC Champions after J.B. Holmes withdrew.

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Kisner takes quickly to HSBC Champions course, opening two-shot lead

Kevin Kisner takes quickly to HSBC Champions course, opening two-shot lead

PGA Tour golfer Kevin Kisner leads through Round 2 of the WGC-HSBC Champions in China with Russell Knox, Patrick Reed and Branden Grace close behind.

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After bad ruling, Adam Scott benefits from make-good in China

After bad ruling, PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott benefits from make-good at WGC-HSBC Champions

PGA Tour golfer Adam Scott was involved in a rules violation Thursday at the WGC-HSBC Champions that took more than 30 minutes post-round to resolve.

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Grace carries Presidents Cup mojo into first-round lead at HSBC Champions

Branden Grace carries Presidents Cup mojo into first-round lead at WGC-HSBC Champions

South Africa’s Branden Grace took advantage of soft conditions and solid ballstriking, shooting a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead after Thursday’s first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions.

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Stomach ailment forces McIlroy to adjust at HSBC Champions

Stomach ailment forces Rory McIlroy to adjust at WGC-HSBC Champions

PGA Tour golfer Rory McIlroy is battling a stomach ailment as he prepares for the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.

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European Tour considers amending membership rules to keep top golfers home

European Tour considers amending membership rules to keep top golfers home

The European Tour considers amending membership requirements of tournaments played, lowering from 13 to perhaps 11, to keep top golfers such as Ian Poulter and Graeme McDowell members of the European Tour.

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European Tour to shuffle Final Series lineup for 2016, sources say

European Tour to shuffle Final Series lineup for 2016, sources say

The European Tour will shuffle the Final Series lineup in the Race to Dubai for 2016 with the WGC-HSBC Champions and BMW Masters dropping out, according to sources.

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Van Zyl, Aphibarnrat push Dubuisson to final hole in Turkish Airlines Open

Jaco Van Zyl, Kiradech Aphibarnrat push Victor Dubuisson to final hole in Turkish Airlines Open

Jaco Van Zyl and Kiradech Aphibarnrat push Victor Dubuisson to the final hole at the European Tour's Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, Turkey.

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Victor Dubuisson reclaims lost form, wins Turkish Airlines Open again

Victor Dubuisson reclaims lost form, wins Turkish Airlines Open again

Victor Dubuisson pulls a Turkish double as he reclaims winning form with his second career European Tour victory at the Turkish Airlines Open at The Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, Turkey.

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Dubuisson, Van Zyl seek redemption with win at Turkish Airlines Open

Victor Dubuisson, Jaco Van Zyl seek redemption with win at Turkish Airlines Open

Victor Dubuisson and Jaco Van Zyl co-lead the European Tour's 2015 Turkish Airlines Open.

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McIlroy looks to get back to winning ways at Turkish Airlines Open

Rory McIlroy looks to get back to winning ways at Turkish Airlines Open

Rory McIlroy makes a run at the European Tour's 2015 Turkish Airlines Open with Victor Dubuisson and Jaco Van Zyl in the lead.

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Graeme McDowell seeks spark for slumping game at Turkish Airlines Open

Graeme McDowell seeks spark for slumping game at 2015 Turkish Airlines Open

Graeme McDowell seeks return to form at 2015 Turkish Airlines Open after slump for most of the year.

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Van Zyl leads Turkish Airlines Open with McIlroy, Dubuisson in chase

Jaco Van Zyl leads Turkish Airlines Open with Rory McIlroy, Victor Dubuisson in chase

South African golfer Jaco Van Zyl leads through Round 2 of the European Tour's 2015 Turkish Airlines Open with Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood in chase.

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Van Zyl leads Turkish Airlines Open while McIlroy, Westwood show old form

European Tour golfer Jaco Van Zyl leads Turkish Airlines Open while Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood show old form

While Jaco Van Zyl leads the European Tour's Turkish Airlines Open after a first-round 61, much of the focus was on Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood, who both showed some old form on Thursday.

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McIlroy seeks consistency in Turkey in quest for first victory since May

Rory McIlroy seeks consistency at Turkish Airlines Open in quest for first victory since May

Rory McIlroy returns to professional golf this week with one goal in mind: win for the first time since May when he tees it up in Thursday’s first round of the Turkish Airlines Open.

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Euro Tour, Turkish Airlines Open extend deal through 2018

European Tour, Turkish Airlines Open extend deal through 2018

The European Tour will continue to compete in Turkey after the tour announced a new three-year agreement that will extend the Turkish Airlines Open through 2018.

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Ian Poulter faced with unfamiliar challenge of cracking OWGR top 50

Ian Poulter faced with unfamiliar challenge of cracking OWGR top 50

European and PGA Tour golfer Ian Poulter faced with challenge of rising to top 50 of Official World Golf Ranking in order to keep dual memberships as European Tour faces challenge of keeping stars.

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Cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle returns to Tour with fitness and renewed focus

Cancer survivor Jarrod Lyle returns to PGA Tour with fitness and renewed focus

Australian Jarrod Lyle, a cancer survivor, hardly can wait until he tees it up Thursday at the Frys.com Open at Silverado Country Club in Napa, Calif., playing on a sponsor exemption.

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Unlikely U.S. hero Kirk shines with pivotal 18th-hole birdie for key point

Unlikely U.S. hero Chris Kirk shines with pivotal 18th-hole birdie for key point at Presidents Cup

After going 0-2 through the first three days of the 2015 Presidents Cup, Chris Kirk birdied the 18th hole Sunday to win his singles match and earn a crucial point for the U.S.

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Despite another International loss, reformed Presidents Cup generates drama

Despite another International loss, reformed Presidents Cup generates drama

Though the Americans won the 2015 Presidents Cup to stretch their series lead to 9-1-1, the end result of format changes may have been one of the best Presidents Cups in the biennial series.

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