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Bill Zimmerman

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Greens and Gridirons: Georgia, UGA Golf Course

Golf wedges its way into the Athens, Ga., scene amid music and foodie scenes -- even on fall weekends when rabid Bulldogs fans and UGA alums focus on a rich football tradition.

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Walters Golf counters desert-golf feel of Vegas

Bali Hai brings the feel of Indonesia to the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, while fellow Walters Golf property Royal Links draws upon the feel of Scottish Links golf.

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Who's deserving of 2015 golf hall of fame honor?

The World Golf Hall of Fame plans an announcement regarding its Class of 2015 on Wednesday. We don't know if they'll be naming names for inductees, but we're wondering who fans would add to the hall.

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Westwood's "task force" tweet riles fans

Lee Westwood says he didn't mean to take a swipe at the U.S. team when he tweeted about its intent to form a task force to improve its record. But he poked the bear nonetheless.

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5 Things: Feng wins LPGA Malaysia by 3

Shanshan Feng won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia title Sunday, passing the $1 million mark in earnings and reaching the top 10 of the Race to the CME Globe standings. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Ga. Web.com Q-School qualifier tightens up

The Johns Creek, Ga., first-stage qualifier for Web.com Tour Q-School features the tightest race for medalist honors, as Jason Millard shot 67 to move to 15 under as he caught second-round leader Richy Werenski.

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5 Things: Gonzales, Bae pace Frys.com

With 6-under 66s, Sang-Moon Bae and Andres Gonzales opened the 2014-15 PGA Tour season by taking the first-round lead at the Frys.com Open. Here are 5 Things to know.

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Whitsett leads one of Web.com Q-School qualifiers

Six first-stage qualifiers are at their midpoint for the opportunity to advance to Web.com Tour Q-School. Here are the leaders after two rounds.

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Washington women win season opener

Finishing as the only team under par for the tournament, Washington claimed a 19-stroke win over Stanford in its season debut Wednesday at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational.

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Report: Woods no longer No. 1 in athletes' value

There's a new king of the sports world when it comes to individual athletes' financial value, according to Forbes -- Tiger Woods has been passed by LeBron James.

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Frys.com Open: Tee times, second round

Ryder Cup teammates Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan and defending champion Jimmy Walker will share a tee time in one of the spotlight groups this week at the Frys.com Open, early Thursday and late Friday.

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Gridiron neighbors: Auburn, Grand National

As No. 15 LSU travels to face No. 5 Auburn in football, we take a look at some of the courses near Jordan-Hare Stadium listed among the Golfweek's Best lists.

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U.S. in 2016? 7-year-old has roster already

It's so cute, we had to share it: If you're a U.S. Ryder Cup fans already wondering about the 2016 lineup after the loss to Europe at Gleneagles, check out this 7-year-old's roster ideas.

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Gridiron neighbors: Washington, Chambers Bay

2015 U.S. Open host Chambers Bay tops the list of Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play near Husky Stadium, home of Washington football.

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NFL receiver celebrates TD with a putt

After finding the end zone Sunday, NFL wide receiver Brian Hartline came up with a golf touchdown celebration that drew a penalty as his Miami Dolphins lost to the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Gridiron neighbors: Kansas State, Colbert Hills

Kansas State has more than good college football -- it's got the Colbert Hills golf course and two others among Golfweek's Best You Can Play in Kansas within day-trip distance.

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Chartrand, Frohnmayer advance at Sr. Women's Am

Canadian Senior Women's Amateur champ Helene Chartrand advanced to the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur quarterfinals Tuesday while 2011 champion Terri Frohnmayer did the same.

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Port medals in U.S. Senior Women's Amateur

At 2 under for 36 holes, defending champ Ellen Port won medalist honors by nine shots going into match play at the 2014 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur at Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, N.J.

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Kim holds off Webb for Evian title

Thursday's first-round 61 did the heavy lifting for Hyoo Joo Kim, but her 68 Sunday needed an 18th-hole birdie to wrap up her first LPGA win and major title at the Evian Championship.

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More context for McIlroy's remarks on Woods

Let's add some recent context to Rory McIlroy's remarks this week that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are "getting into the sort of last few holes of their career," via a video featuring McIlroy and Woods.

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Gridiron neighbors: Oklahoma, Jimmie Austin GC

As the upstart Tennessee Volunteers football team travels to face the No. 4 Sooners, we take a look at some of the courses near Oklahoma's campus and listed among Golfweek's Best You Can Play.

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Tour, greats honor Palmer on his 85th birthday

Among the many public celebrations of Arnold Palmer's 85th birthday, the PGA Tour came up with a compelling video tribute to the man affectionately known as The King.

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Shirley, Potter reach Women's Mid-Am quarterfinals

U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur stroke-play medalist Margaret Shirley and defending champion Julia Potter survived close matches late Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Eagle at 18th lifts Short to Quebec win

Playing his last 10 holes Sunday in 8 under, Wes Short Jr. capped his charge to victory with an eagle at the par-5 18th to win the Quebec Championship at La Tempete GC, edging Scott Dunlap by a shot.

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McIlroy four-putts green two days in row

It's a pitfall few golfers would even think to dread, but Rory McIlroy – the world's No. 1 golfer – on Sunday four-putted for the second day in a row – on the same green.

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Harvey jumps out front at U.S. Mid-Am

A 6-under 65 at Saucon Valley's Old Course boosted Scott Harvey to a five-shot first-round lead during stroke-play qualifying Saturday at the 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship.

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BMW Championship: Tee times, final round

Billy Horschel and Ryan Palmer will share Sunday's final tee time at the PGA Tour's BMW Championship, with Horschel bringing a three-shot lead into the day -- see the complete pairings here.

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Gridiron neighbors: Stanford, TPC Harding Park

As the No. 14 USC Trojans football team travels to face the No. 13 Cardinal, we take a look at some of the courses near Stanford listed among Golfweek's best.

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Deutsche Bank Championship: Tee times, Rds. 1-2

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will share a tee time early Friday and late Saturday with new FedEx Cup points leader Hunter Mahan and Jimmy Walker for the first two rounds of the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship.

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Ryu tops Choi to win Canadian Women's Open

So Yeon Ryu won her first LPGA title in about two years as she closed with 69 Sunday to claim the Canadian Pacific Women's Open in London, Ontario.

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Dunlap takes Boeing Classic in playoff

A tight approach shot gave Scott Dunlap the advantage he needed to win the Champions Tour's 2014 Boeing Classic, edging Mark Brooks in a one-hole playoff Sunday in Snoqualmie, Wash.

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Barclays: Tee times, first and second rounds

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy will share a tee time with reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson early Thursday and late Friday at The Barclays to start the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs.

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Bogey-free, Langer earns 23rd Champions Tour win

A bogey-free 66 -- actually, make that a bogey-free tournament -- carried Bernhard Langer to a one-shot victory Sunday at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Champions Tour.

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Villegas wins Wyndham Championship

Camilo Villegas' 7-under 63 on Sunday enabled him to win the Wyndham Championship -- his first PGA Tour win in four years -- as a handful of players around the FedEx Cup points bubble secured playoff spots.

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LPGA Championship: Tee times, Rounds 1-2

Lexi Thompson and Mo Martin will be in the notable tee times Thursday and Friday at the Wegmans LPGA Championship as they try for their second major victories of 2014 while Inbee Park is out to defend her title.

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USGA selects Women's World Amateur Team roster

Kristen Gillman, Alison Lee and Emma Talley will represent the United States in next month's Women’s World Amateur Team Championship, the USGA announced Tuesday.

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Wyndham Championship: Tee times, Rounds 1-2

Patrick Reed shares a tee time with Webb Simpson and Brandt Snedeker among the spotlight groups Thursday and Friday in the first and second round of the PGA Tour's 2014 Wyndham Championship.

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Watney stretches Barracuda lead in Reno

With 8 points in Friday's second round Nick Watney expanded his lead to three points in the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nev., while Geoff Ogilvy remains second.

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WGC-Bridgestone: Tee times, 3rd round

WGC-Bridgestone leader Sergio Garcia will share a 9 a.m. EDT tee time Saturday with Justin Rose and Marc Leishman, with Tiger Woods starting even earlier because of expected bad weather.

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PGA Championship tee times pair Tiger, Phil

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are set to share a tee time during the first two rounds of next week's PGA Championship at Valhalla -- where this year's three major champions also will be grouped together.

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Erratic, Woods posts 71 at WGC-Bridgestone

With a 1-over 71, Tiger Woods lost ground on his fight to play in the FedEx Cup and Ryder Cup on Friday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

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5 Things: Leishman leads; Woods T-9; more

With his best round since the first round at Royal Liverpool, Tiger Woods carded a 2-under 68 Thursday in the first round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational as Marc Leishman took the lead.

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Faxon, Fay to join Fox's USGA team in 2015

Brad Faxon, 50th in career PGA Tour earnings, and former USGA executive director of 21 years David Fay will join Fox Sports' announcing lineup when the network begins broadcasting golf in 2015.

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2018 Curtis Cup heads to Quaker Ridge

Quaker Ridge, which hosted a U.S. victory in the 1997 Walker Cup, will play host to the 2018 Curtis Cup, the USGA has announced.

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Tiger on Open: "So many mistakes"

Tiger Woods, appearing Tuesday on Fox Sports 1, detailed how he made "so many mistakes" during his recent British Open play in the wake of surgery for a back injury earlier this year.

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Barracuda Championship: Tee times, Rounds 1-2

Padraig Harrington, Davis Love III and David Toms will share one of the spotlight tee times in this week's Barracuda Championship on PGA Tour. See complete tee times and groupings right here!

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WGC-Bridgestone: Tee times, 1st and 2nd rounds

Tiger Woods will share a late Thursday tee time with U.S. Open champ Martin Kaymer as he begins the defense of his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title. See complete tee times and pairings here!

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Woods to play Begay's tourney during FedEx

Tiger Woods is set to make his fifth appearance in the Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge -- between the first two events of the FedEx Cup playoffs -- as will Jason Dufner, Jimmy Walker, Angel Cabrera and others.

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Furyk, McDowell make small Ryder Cup moves

Jim Furyk's runner-up finish Sunday at the RBC Canadian Open helped him secure an already solid standing in the U.S. team's Ryder Cup points, while Graeme McDowell inched closer to a European team nod.

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Fans again can pick Sunday pin for PGA Championship

The PGA Championship is letting fans choose the Sunday hole location on the par-4 16th hole at Valhalla -- the second straight year in which an online poll will place a pin in the final round of a major.

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