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Bradley S. Klein

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TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course welcomes raucous environment to PGA Tour

TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course welcomes raucous environment to PGA Tour

The final stretch of holes at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, held at TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course, makes for some of the best theater in golf.

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Golf’s new business model demands focus on customer service

Golf’s new business model demands focus on customer service

Golf's biggest challenge may be retaining customers rather than growing the game.

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Coastal drama awaits PGA Tour pros this week at Torrey Pines

Coastal drama awaits PGA Tour pros this week at Torrey Pines

Torrey Pines’ South Course has been a staple on the PGA Tour calendar since 1968 and returns to homes screens this week for the Farmers Insurance Open.

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PGA West's TPC Stadium Course requires players to commit

PGA West's TPC Stadium Course requires players to commit

PGA Tour players have to commit to shots and execute bold lines at the TPC Stadium course or consequences will be paid.

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Par 3s define Raynor-designed Waialae, site of this week’s Sony Open

Par 3s define Raynor-designed Waialae, site of this week’s Sony Open PGA Tour

Waialae Country Club is a short, comfortable and very receptive layout played in what usually are benign weather conditions.

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Kapalua’s Plantation Course sets stage for high-level drama at Hyundai

Kapalua’s Plantation Course sets stage for high-level drama at Hyundai Tournament of Champions

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions boasts host Kapalua Plantation Course, which brings high drama to the action at the first PGA Tour event of 2016.

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Klein: Pete Dye still keeps busy as he approaches 90th birthday

Klein: Pete Dye still keeps busy as he approaches 90th birthday

When the PGA Tour announced changes to one of Pete Dye’s iconic golf courses, TPC Sawgrass, officials knew they could count on the cooperation of the grand master, who is approaching his 90th birthday.

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My year in golf: Bradley Klein

Klein: 2015's best golf moments happened in own back yard

Klein: 2015's best golf moments happened in own back yard.

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'Men In Green' offers characters that are anything but black and white

'Men In Green' offers characters that are anything but black and white

As Golfweek's Brad Klein writes, "Men In Green" offers characters that are anything but black and white.

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Golf Courses top 10 moments in 2015: Tiger's Bluejack National; Cabot Cliffs' 2nd hole

Golf Courses top 10 moments in 2015: Tiger Woods' Bluejack National; Cabot Cliffs' 2nd hole

Traveling and checking out 100+ golf courses in a year is no easy task, but Golfweek's Bradley Klein did it and narrowed down everything to his top 10 moments in golf course travel in 2015.

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Brighter days await MacKenzie-designed Sharp Park Golf Course

Brighter days await MacKenzie-designed Sharp Park Golf Course

Now clear of a legal hurdle that nearly endangered its existence, municipally owned Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica, Calif., is undergoing the first of a multi-phase renovation designed to bring it back to its glory days.

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USGA, University of Minnesota announce research partnership

USGA, University of Minnesota announce research partnership

The U.S. Golf Association today announced a research partnership with the University of Minnesota designed to go well beyond typical turf-management issues.

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Canada’s Glen Abbey slated for redevelopment

Canada’s Glen Abbey, site of RBC Canadian Open, slated for redevelopment

Glen Abbey Golf Club in the Toronto suburb of Oakville, Ontario, appears to be slated for redevelopment that would mean the end of the 27-time home of the RBC Canadian Open.

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40 reads: With 2011 U.S. Open victory, McIlroy stakes claim as golf's next big thing

40 reads: With 2011 U.S. Open victory, Rory McIlroy stakes claim as golf's next big thing

This week's edition of Golfweek's 40 great reads looks at Rory McIlroy's 2011 U.S. Open victory at Congressional Country Club.

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Tour Championship: East Lake hole-by-hole review

PGA Tour's 2015 Tour Championship: East Lake hole-by-hole review

A hole-by-hole review of East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, host of the 2015 Tour Championship, which is the finale of the PGA Tour's 2015 FedEx Cup Playoffs.

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BMW Championship: Conway Farms hole-by-hole review

PGA Tour's 2015 BMW Championship: Conway Farms Golf Club hole-by-hole review

The PGA Tour's 2015 BMW Championship returns to Conway Farms Golf Club, and Brad Klein offers a hole-by-hole guide of the golf course, which demands precision.

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Bandon Dunes dealing with large fire, two courses evacuated

Bandon Dunes dealing with large fire, two courses evacuated

The Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Oregon is dealing with large fire, Pacific Dunes course evacuated and Old MacDonald layout in sight.

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Deutsche Bank Championship 2015: TPC Boston, hole by hole

Deutsche Bank Championship 2015: TPC Boston, hole by hole viewing guide

A hole-by-hole guide and course scouting report to TPC Boston, the 2015 Deutsche Bank Championship host venue in Norton, Massachusetts.

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Klein: Davis Love III's Wyndham win gives old-timers hope

Klein: Davis Love III's Wyndham win gives old-timers hope

Davis Love III won the PGA Tour's 2015 Wyndham Championship as Tiger Woods earned a top-10 finish in North Carolina.

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Klein: Jason Day's PGA Championship victory was a welcomed sight

Bradley Klein: Jason Day's 2015 PGA Championship victory was a welcomed sight

The 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits commentary and opinion on PGA Tour golfer Jason Day's first major championship victory.

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PGA Championship 2015: Whistling Straits, hole by hole

PGA Championship 2015: Whistling Straits, hole by hole viewing guide

A hole-by-hole guide to the 2015 PGA Championship venue, Pete Dye's Whistling Straits on Lake Michigan.

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Long Island club will play host to 2017 Barclays, GM says

Long Island club will play host to 2017 Barclays during PGA Tour FedEx Cup playoffs, GM says

Glen Oaks Club will host the 2017 Barclays, the first of that season’s PGA Tour FedEx Cup playoff events.

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British Open hole by hole: Old Course at St. Andrews

2015 British Open hole-by-hole guide: St. Andrews' Old Course

Hole-by-hole guide to the site of the 2015 British Open, St. Andrews' Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland, with details on each hole for the major championship.

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Political fallout could put Donald Trump’s course-design brand at risk

Political fallout could put Donald Trump’s golf course-design brand at risk

Political fallout from his controversial comments about Mexicans could put Donald Trump’s golf course-design brand at risk.

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Ian Baker-Finch shares magic moment at First Tee of Conn.

Ian Baker-Finch shares magic moment at First Tee of Connecticut

Ian Baker-Finch spoke before Round 3 of the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship at a First Tee of Connecticut breakfast and shared a special moment with the Claret Jug.

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Klein: Johnson's collapse was not a fitting end to U.S. Open

Klein: Dustin Johnson's collapse was not a fitting end to U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

Dustin Johnson three-putts to lose 2015 U.S. Open to Jordan Spieth at Chambers Bay Golf Course not a fitting way to end tournament says Brad Klein.

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Short setup at Chambers Bay in play at U.S. Open

Short setup at Chambers Bay in play at 2015 U.S. Open

The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course yardage and setup for final round with Jordan Spieth and Jason Day.

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Viewing guide for final round of U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

Viewing guide for final round of 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course viewing guide for final round on Fox television broadcast and putting greens that are discolored and 18 playing as a par 5.

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Klein: Bumpy greens, low scores and more from U.S. Open

Klein: Bumpy greens, low scores and more from U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course observations on the discolored greens at Chambers Bay, poor sightlines for spectators and strategy for PGA Tour golfers at the U.S. Open.

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Multicolored Chambers Bay greens remain fair at U.S. Open

Multicolored Chambers Bay greens remain fair at U.S. Open despite criticism

The 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course Poa annua greens at Chambers Bay conditions and complaints about putting on discolored greens on TV.

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USGA reverses par on first and last holes at Chambers Bay

USGA reverses par on first and last holes at Chambers Bay for second round of U.S. Open 2015

The U.S. Open will begin with a par 5 for the first time since 1997 at the Olympic Club

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Chambers Bay tops reclaimed mining/dump sites converted into golf

Chambers Bay tops reclaimed mining/dump sites converted into golf courses

Chambers Bay Golf Course, site of the 2015 U.S. Open, tops the list of golf courses converted from reclaimed mining/dump sites.

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Severe hole locations overshadow modest yardages on Day 1 at Chambers Bay

Severe hole locations overshadow modest yardages on Day 1 of U.S. Open at Chambers Bay

The 2015 U.S. Open PGA Tour golf major championship Chambers Bay Golf Course setup and yardage for Thursday's first round.

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Navigating Chambers Bay in practice a real headache

Navigating Chambers Bay in U.S. Open 2015 practice a real headache

Practice rounds for the U.S. Open 2015 at Chambers Bay were made tougher by the course's flexibility.

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By the numbers: Chambers Bay, site of 2015 U.S. Open

By the numbers: Chambers Bay Golf Course, site of 2015 U.S. Open

The 2015 U.S. Open PGA Tour golf major championship look at Chambers Bay Golf Course by the numbers with length in miles, greens free, elevation change, and yardage.

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By design, Chambers Bay sets stage for some beautiful music

U.S. Open: By design, Chambers Bay sets stage for some beautiful music

Right now, the star of the 2015 U.S. Open is the golf course, Chambers Bay, writes Bradley S. Klein.

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Chambers Bay alters definition of a U.S. Open course

Chambers Bay alters definition of a U.S. Open course

Chambers Bay offers something truly different for a U.S. Open for the nation's best PGA Tour players and amateurs.

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Chambers Bay: Payoff for bold vision goes beyond golf

Chambers Bay: Payoff for bold vision goes beyond golf at U.S. Open 2015?

It’s easy to take politically charged shots at a municipal undertaking, such as Chambers Bay, the venue for the U.S. Open 2015.

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U.S. Open 2015: Chambers Bay, hole by hole

U.S. Open 2015: Chambers Bay, hole by hole

The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay will not be short on drama thanks to a unique venue set on the shore of Puget Sound. Here's what to expect.

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Concession will present collegians with a take-no-prisoners layout

Concession will present college golfers with a take-no-prisoners layout at NCAA Championship

When NCAA college golfers land at the Concession Golf Club for the NCAA Championship, they'll find a tough test with extreme shotmaking demands.

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40 reads: Ken Green and ‘the greatest comeback ever’

40 reads: Ken Green and ‘the greatest comeback ever’

At a benefit in his hometown, amputee Ken Green refused to surrender to his injuries. The story of Green's resolve is one of Golfweek's 40 great reads.

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Chambers Bay redefined the muni, now hosts U.S. Open

Chambers Bay redefined the muni, now hosts top PGA Tour players for U.S. Open

A new $20 million municipal course called Chambers Bay opened in 2007, and eight years later, the course is preparing for its first U.S. Open.

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Chambers Bay: 'Let the site be the star'

Chambers Bay: 'Let the site be the star' at the 2015 U.S. Open Championship

With the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in June, Robert Trent Jones Jr. steps out of his namesake father’s shadow.

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Rater's notebook: Chambers Bay

Rater's notebook: Chambers Bay, host of 2015 U.S. Open Championship

A look at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., a carefully crafted and well-designed municipal golf course that will host the 2015 U.S. Open next month.

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40 reads: Perspective, when ‘love’ hurts

40 reads: Perspective on PGA Tour player Sean O'Hair and family, when ‘love’ hurts

Sometimes in the rise to professional golf, the relationship between parent and player becomes blurred. This take on the O'Hair family made Golfweek's 40 reads series.

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Klein: Feel-good nature of Spieth's victory separates 2015 Masters

Feel-good nature of Jordan Spieth's victory separates 2015 Masters

Jordan Spieth's victory and Ben Crenshaw's departure remind us what makes the Masters different.

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Augusta National’s first hole sets a demanding tone

Augusta National’s first hole sets a demanding tone for Masters

Masters tone is ramped up by opening hole at Augusta National Golf Club and its difficulty.

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California golf industry braces for big cuts in water usage

California golf industry braces for big cuts in water usage

California water shortage Governor Jerry Brown 25 percent cutback in water comes at no surprise to the golf industry.

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Golf should apply pressure to oppose Indiana's new law

Golf should apply pressure to oppose Indiana's new law

Golfweek senior writer Brad Klein believes golf tours should apply pressure to oppose Indiana's new law. What do you think?

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Sharp Park Golf Course exonerated in environmental suit

San Francisco's Sharp Park Golf Course exonerated in environmental suit

A four-year legal challenge to the operation of San Francisco's Sharp Park Golf Course, which is municipally owned and operated, appears to be at an end after an appeal by the Wild Equity Institute, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club was denied.

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