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WGC Match Play berths solidified; Martin earns final spot; Fleetwood in

PGA Tour players Tommy Fleetwood, Ben Martin secure WGC-Cadillac Match Play berths

PGA Tour player Ben Martin and European Tour player Tommy Fleetwood were among the top 64 players in the world who received WGC-Match Play berths.

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Golfweek PostGame: Jim Furyk closes out RBC Heritage title

Golfweek PostGame: Jim Furyk closes out PGA Tour's RBC Heritage for 17th career title

Jim Furyk broke a winless streak Sunday by winning the RBC Heritage in a playoff for his 17th career PGA Tour victory.

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Mickelson adds his name to strong Wells Fargo field

PGA Tour player Phil Mickelson adds his name to strong Wells Fargo field

PGA Tour player Phil Mickelson confirmed he will play the Wells Fargo Championship next month.

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Els' match-play run in jeopardy; field set after RBC Heritage

Ernie Els' match-play run in jeopardy; field set after PGA Tour's RBC Heritage

PGA Tour pro golfer Ernie Els needs a good week at the RBC Heritage in order to secure a spot in this year's WGC Match Play Chamionship field, along with many other players.

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Amy Mickelson reminds Phil to "bring home some crystal" from Masters

Amy Mickelson reminds Phil to "bring home some crystal" from 2015 Masters after down year in 2014

PGA Tour pro golfer Phil Mickelson was reminded by his wife to "bring home some crystal" after a down year in 2014. Mickelson finished runner-up at the 2015 Masters, while bringing home two crystal glasses for eagles.

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Houston PGA Tour stop proves profitable for many players

Shell Houston Open PGA Tour stop proves profitable for many players at Masters

PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open proves profitable for many players, such as 2015 Masters champion Jordan Spieth and runners-up Phil Mickelson and Justin Rose.

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Masters record shattered as 47 eagles fall at Augusta

Masters record shattered as 47 eagles fall at Augusta

A Masters record was shattered Sunday at Augusta National as 17 eagles fell to push the week-long eagle total to 47.

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Tour players line up to congratulate Spieth, a 'great kid'

PGA Tour players line up to congratulate Masters champion Jordan Spieth, a 'great kid'

Several PGA Tour players and their caddies remained after the 79th Masters to congratulate Jordan Spieth.

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Watson fades in green-jacket defense with lack of firepower

Bubba Watson fades in Masters green-jacket defense with lack of firepower at Augusta

Defending Masters champion Bubba Watson began to think of a run Sunday after an eagle at Augusta's second hole.

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Mickelson to break out Sunday black for Masters chase

PGA Tour player Phil Mickelson to break out Sunday black for Masters chase

Expect Phil Mickelson to wear his Sunday black in pursuit of another Masters green jacket.

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Spieth can start own Masters legacy on Sunday

Jordan Spieth can start own Masters legacy on Sunday at Augusta National

The Masters 2015 Jordan Spieth 54-hole leader at Augusta National Golf Club plays for first PGA Tour golf major championship.

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Phil in contention at Augusta: A familiar Masters feeling

Phil Mickelson in contention at Augusta: A familiar Masters feeling

PGA Tour winner Phil Mickelson is in contention at the Masters, and all feels right with the world at Augusta National.

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Masters eagle record within reach Sunday at Augusta

Masters eagle record within reach Sunday at Augusta

Eagles are falling in droves at the Masters and a new record is in sight thanks to Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Danny Willett, among others.

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Fowler, Blixt see Saturday Masters charges derailed

Rickie Fowler, Jonas Blixt see Saturday Masters charges derailed

The Masters 2015 Rickie Fowler and Jonas Blixt make charges at major championship at Augusta National Golf Club but struggle on back nine.

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Stricker eases back at Masters after back injury

Steve Stricker eases back into PGA Tour competition at Masters after back injury

The Masters 2015 with Steve Stricker who is playing at Augusta National Golf Club and returning to the PGA Tour after surgery on his back.

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Masters cut line plays cruel role for several stars

Furyk, Couples among those to miss cut at the 2015 Masters

The Masters 2015 missed cuts include Jim Furyk, J.B. Holmes and Martin Kaymer outside of the cut line at Augusta National Golf Club through Round 2.

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McIlroy and Mickelson light up back nine at the Masters

Rory McIloy and Phil Mickelson light up back nine at the Masters, but trail Jordan Spieth

The Masters 2015 Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy go low on the back nine at the PGA Tour's first major golf championship of the year but trail leader Jordan Spieth.

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Tiger's mentor O'Meara turns back Masters clock with 68

Tiger Woods' mentor Mark O'Meara turns back Masters clock with 68

Mark O'Meara has been a mentor to Tiger Woods, but at the Masters, his game is drawing attention on its own.

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Jim Furyk misses Masters cut after up-and-down day

Jim Furyk fights Masters cut line on up-and-down day at Augusta National

The 2015 Masters Jim Furyk in the second round at Augusta National fights the cut line after round of 73.

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Augusta National yields low rounds at Masters, but some struggle

Augusta National yields low rounds at 2015 Masters, but some struggle

The Masters 2015 at Augusta National Round 1 yielded plenty of rounds under par, including Jordan Spieth, but also some poor rounds, such as those from Martin Kaymer and J.B. Holmes.

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Justin Rose steals show in Masters spotlight pairing

Justin Rose steals attention from Bubba Watson in Masters 2015 spotlight pairing

Masters veteran Justin Rose's Augusta legacy had always been making cuts. On Thursday, he stole the spotlight from Bubba Watson.

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Charley Hoffman follows Masters icons with opening 67

Charley Hoffman follows Masters icons with 67 for share of clubhouse lead

PGA Tour player Charley Hoffman took advantage of his spot behind iconic Masters starts Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player.

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Fowler, Bradley up early for Masters moment with Big Three

Rickie Fowler and Keegan Bradley up early for Masters moment with Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player

Masters 2015 kicked off Thursday morning with ceremonial tee shots from Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, and young players like Rickie Fowler and Keegan Bradley were there to see it.

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Tiger's gravity-defying Masters chip immortalized by an audible

Tiger Woods' gravity-defying chip at 2005 Masters immortalized by an audible

Tiger Woods' chip-in to win the 2005 Masters was presented to viewers on an audible from producer Norm Patterson.

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Masters memories: Snapshot of Crenshaw's years at Augusta

Masters memories: Snapshot of Ben Crenshaw's years at Augusta

Ben Crenshaw's Masters memories span 44 years of competition and include greats such as Byron Nelson and Gene Sarazen.

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Marc Leishman WDs from Masters, citing personal reasons

Marc Leishman WDs from 2015 Masters, citing personal reasons

PGA Tour player Marc Leishman withdrew from the Masters on Wednesday morning, citing personal reasons.

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Masters memories: Spieth's lesson taught by Watson

Masters memories: Jordan Spieth's lesson taught by Bubba Watson at Augusta National Golf Club

Masters 2015 PGA Tour major championship Jordan Spieth's memories with Fanny Sunesson and Matias Dominguez.

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Nicklaus reigns at first hole of the Masters at Augusta National

Top PGA Tour pros can't match Nicklaus' first-hole numbers at the Masters

The 2015 Masters and Jack Nicklaus' performance at the first hole at Augusta National Golf Club compared with Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson.

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Watson to Scott would re-create Masters symmetry of the '60s

Bubba Watson to Adam Scott would re-create Masters symmetry of the '60s

Masters green jacket handoff from Bubba Watson back to Adam Scott would r-ecreate Augusta symmetry not seen since Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer era.

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Masters tee times, pairings for Round 2 at Augusta National

Masters 2015 tee times, pairings for Round 2 at Augusta National

Masters 2015 tee times and pairings for the first two rounds at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga.

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Kaymer hopes discipline, German mentor help turn Masters tide

Martin Kaymer hopes discipline, Bernhard Langer's mentorship turn tide at 2015 Masters

Hoping for success at the 2015 Masters, Martin Kaymer has studied Augusta National and followed advice from fellow German Bernhard Langer.

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Masters start completes Erik Compton's personal Grand Slam

Erik Compton completes personal Grand Slam at Masters at Augusta National

PGA Tour player Erik Compton is ready for first Masters, the final piece to the two-time heart-transplant recipient's personal Grand Slam.

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Masters memories: How greatness rubbed off on Nick Faldo

Masters memories: How greatness rubbed off on PGA Tour player Nick Faldo

The Masters returns to Augusta National every year, making it easier to trace the maturing of great competitors like Nick Faldo, Curtis Strange and Brandel Chamblee.

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Masters memories particularly vivid for those who never returned

Masters memories particularly vivid for players like Brandel Chamblee who never returned

A Masters invitation and Augusta National memories are even more special for PGA Tour players if there's no return trip down Magnolia Lane as a competitor.

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'Heavenly' Masters setting greets past champions and their guests

'Heavenly' Masters setting at Augusta National greets former champions and their guests

Masters Week has begun and the Sunday setting at Augusta National was downright heavenly for the players and their guests who roamed the grounds.

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Drive, Chip and Putt makes for unforgettable Easter

Drive, Chip and Putt Championship makes for unforgettable Easter at Augusta National

For all those who love golf and ponder what the future holds for the game, it was again a day of positive reinforcements. The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship was a smashing hit.

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Tiger Woods commits to play in 2015 Masters

Tiger Woods commits to play in 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club

Tiger Woods to play 2015 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, confirms spot in field for PGA Tour's first major of the season.

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Source: Tiger shoots 74 in Masters practice round

Source: Tiger Woods shoots 74 in Masters practice round at Augusta National

Tiger Woods made five birdies in a 2-over 74 in a practice round Tuesday at Augusta National ahead of the 2015 Masters, according to a Golfweek source.

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Tim Clark WDs from Masters with elbow injury

South African Tim Clark WDs from 2015 Masters with elbow injury

Tim Clark will not tee it up in next week’s Masters. Clark said his left elbow was feeling better, but he just hasn’t had enough time to properly prepare for the season’s first major.

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Masters rookie class of 2014 will be hard to beat

Masters rookie class of 2014 will be hard to beat this year at Augusta National

As rookie crops go, last year's was a pretty good one in Augusta. Two players who were making their debuts finished tied for second at the Masters: Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt.

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Hanson, Estes ride injured list with thoughts on return

Peter Hanson, Bob Estes ride injured list with thoughts on return

Taking stock of the disabled list might be a topic of conversation dominated by the curiosity over Tiger Woods, but you can find others who have had their medical issues, too.

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Dufner, Donald into Masters despite rankings tumble

Jason Dufner, Luke Donald into Masters 2015 despite rankings tumble

As tumbles go, they don’t rank with Tiger Woods plummeting from No. 1 to 104th, but the picture at the end of March 2015 looks vastly different for Jason Dufner and Luke Donald than it did one year ago.

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Tiger drops from top 100 in world rankings; 4 earn Masters invites

Tiger Woods drops from top 100 in world rankings; 4 top-50 players earn Masters invites

Tiger Woods dropped out of the top 100 in the Official World Golf Ranking while four players in the top 50 earned their Masters invites to push the field for next week at Augusta National to 99.

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Golfweek PostGame: Jimmy Walker finishes on top in Texas

Golfweek PostGame: Jimmy Walker finishes on top at PGA Tour Valero Texas Open

Jimmy Walker picked up his second PGA Tour victory of the season by capturing the Valero Texas Open Sunday at TPC San Antonio. That and more in this week's Golfweek PostGame.

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Winds produce miserable scores at Valero Texas Open

Winds produce miserable scores at PGA Tour's Valero Texas Open

More than 30 of the golfers at the PGA Tour's Valero Texas Open shot 80 or worse Thursday, and the round produced some eye-opening numbers at TPC San Antonio.

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40 reads: Veteran credits Casper for saving his life

40 reads: Veteran meets Billy Casper at Augusta National, the man who saved his life

Nearly a year has passed since veteran Clebe McClary was reunited at Augusta National with the man who once saved his life – the late Billy Casper.

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Mickelson, Rose part of group in world-rankings decline

Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose part of group in world-rankings decline

Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler are among those who started the year with lofty world rankings, but have stumbled out of the gates.

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Bednarik, Chirkinian and the Masters, and how they're related

Chuck Bednarik, Frank Chirkinian and the Masters, and how they're related

Chuck Bednarik died earlier this month at the age of 89, and not that he had anything to do with the Masters, but he was the subject of a story told to Jim McCabe one year by CBS golf icon Frank Chirkinian.

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Masters number crunching: The par 5s and why McIlroy should take note

Masters number crunching: The par 5s at Augusta National and why Rory McIlroy should take note

Not that we’re telling Rory McIlroy something he doesn’t already know, but the key to a green jacket come is in Augusta National’s par 5s.

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Compared to Tiger, McIlroy rules over younger group in world rankings

Compared to Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy rules over a younger group in world rankings

Rory McIlroy is settled into his 73rd week as No. 1 in the world rankings, which have a different complexion to them than when Tiger Woods ruled the OWGR.

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