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Neither Koepka brother will play Valspar Championship

Neither brother Brooks nor Chase Koepka will play at PGA Tour's Valspar Championship

Brotherly love? Brooks Koepka said the decision to bypass the Valspar Championship was made weeks ago and even when his brother, Chase, was medalist at the pre-qualifier Thursday.

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Ogilvy sees Scott's move to conventional putter as a positive

Geoff Ogilvy sees fellow Australian Adam Scott's move to conventional putter as a positive move for career

Geoff Ogilvy sees fellow Australian Adam Scott's move to a conventional putter as a positive one and believes he will have much success in the future with it.

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Donald Trump had no say in course setup for WGC-Cadillac at Doral

Donald Trump had no say in course setup at Doral for WGC-Cadillac Championship despite what others are saying

To suggest that PGA Tour and World Golf Championship tournament officials would let Trump have a voice in the setup of the Blue Monster is nonsense. It played just as tough in 2015 as it did in '14.

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Finchem 'kind of whiffed' by barring fall events from Ryder Cup points

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem 'kind of whiffed' in support of eliminating Ryder Cup points from fall events

If he could be allowed a mulligan, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem would use it regarding his stated support of the Ryder Cup task force’s decision to eliminate Ryder Cup points from fall tournaments.

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Drama defines WGC-Cadillac's third round

Dramatic highs and lows define WGC-Cadillac Championship's third round

J.B. Holmes took the lead during the third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship among a field that created dramatic highs and lows at Trump National Doral.

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Lee Westwood in hunt at 50th WGC event

Lee Westwood in hunt at WGC-Cadillac Championship, his 50th WGC event

Lee Westwood moves into contention at the WGC-Cadillac Championship as he plays in his 50th World Golf Championships event.

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Johnson, Holmes ace fourth at WGC-Cadillac

Dustin Johnson, J.B. Holmes make holes-in-one at WGC-Cadillac

Dustin Johnson and J.B. Holmes made holes-in-one at the par-3 fourth during the third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral's Blue Monster.

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McIlroy's club throw, like others: Bad etiquette, but good laughs

Rory McIlroy's club throw at PGA Tour WGC-Cadillac: Bad etiquette, but good laughs

Rory McIlroy threw a 3-iron into a lake Friday at Trump National Doral, but McIlroy isn't the only PGA Tour pro who has tossed a club in frustration.

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Scott shows no sign of rust at WGC-Cadillac

Adam Scott shows no sign of rust at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Adam Scott is within three shots of J.B. Holmes' lead through two rounds at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.

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Rory McIlroy throws club into lake at WGC-Cadillac

Frustrated Rory McIlroy throws club into lake at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Rory McIlroy threw a golf club into a lake at the 2015 WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral after hitting a shot into the water at the eighth hole.

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10 reasons why Round 1 at Blue Monster should please Trump

10 reasons why Round 1 at Blue Monster should please Donald Trump

J.B. Holmes might have shot a 10-under 62, but the rest of the field was hammered by the Blue Monster on Thursday in the first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Long hitters Woodland, Koepka owe strong start to deft touch

Long hitters Gary Woodland, Brooks Koepka owe strong WGC-Cadillac start to deft touch at Doral

Both Brooks Koepka and Gary Woodland, two of the first players who would be asked to join in the Home Run Derby, owe their solid starts at the WGC-Cadillac Championship to precision, not power; to deft touch, not brute strength.

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Ogilvy on Harrington: 'An amazing study'

Geoff Ogilvy weighs in on recent PGA Tour winner Padraig Harrington at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Padraig Harrington’s dramatic return to the winner’s circle occurred in South Florida, but Geoff Ogilvy thinks it started to take shape a week earlier, on the West Coast.

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McIlroy's outlook for Augusta, career Grand Slam: 'Great position to be in'

Rory McIlroy's outlook for the 2015 Masters and possible career Grand Slam at Augusta National is a 'great position to be in'

It may not be Masters week, but World No. 1 Rory McIlroy is already getting asked questions about the year's first major and his quest to complete the career grand slam.

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Harrington: Asian Tour win in December boosted confidence

Padraig Harrington credits confidence boost to Asian Tour win in December

Honda Classic champion Padraig Harrington credits a recent boost in confidence to his victory on the Asian Tour last December.

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Adam Scott makes 2015 PGA Tour debut in season of change

Adam Scott makes 2015 PGA Tour debut at WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral in season of change

Adam Scott is making his 2015 PGA Tour debut this week at the WGC-Cadillac Championship, and he could play his first competition as a father with a conventional putter at Trump National Doral.

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Tiger falls to 75th in world ranking, behind rookie Berger

Tiger Woods falls to 75th in world ranking, behind PGA Tour rookie Daniel Berger

Tiger Woods has tumbled 43 spots in the Official World Golf Ranking since the first of the year, the biggest drop among those in the top 100.

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Van Tonder a curiosity factor at WGC-Cadillac Championship

Danie van Tonder a curiosity factor at WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral

Danie van Tonder, a 24-year-old South African who finished second on the Sunshine Tour's Order of Merit last season, is making his U.S. debut this week at Trump National Doral.

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Golfweek PostGame: A Paddy surprise at Honda

Golfweek PostGame: A Paddy surprise at 2015 Honda Classic

Tuesday was a day of smiles and laughter, of diligent work and introspection. In other words, a typical day with Padraig Harrington.

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Honda's long Sunday ends with Casey, Poulter tied for lead

Honda's long Sunday ends with Paul Casey, Ian Poulter tied for lead at PGA Tour event

After a Sunday marathon created a logjam at the weather-plagued Honda Classic, it will take a Monday-morning sprint to produce a winner.

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Ryder Cup points process a difficult issue for Love

Ryder Cup points process a difficult issue for Davis Love III

Though they found themselves at the same theater Saturday – a college golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., – Davis Love and Duke Butler understand they are on opposite sides of an issue that surfaced earlier this week.

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Wild weather punishes Honda Classic field at PGA National

Wild weather punishes PGA Tour's Honda Classic field at PGA National

Heavy winds and rain punished the field at the PGA Tour's 2015 Honda Classic as golfers attempted to play through the rain at the tough PGA National Champion Course.

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Rain-soaked Honda Classic to see Monday finish

Rain-soaked PGA Tour's 2015 Honda Classic could see Monday finish

Intense rains at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., forced third-round play at the PGA Tour's 2015 Honda Classic to be suspended, with a 7 a.m. Sunday start in mind.

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Phil Mickelson commits to Valero Texas Open

Phil Mickelson commits to Valero Texas Open to prepare for the Masters

While some marquee names choose to get their “reps” in private, Phil Mickelson is tackling that challenge the old-fashioned way. He’s teeing it up in competition.

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Peters living dream season after 16 trips to Q-School

Justin Peters living dream season on Web.com Tour after 16 trips to Q-School

After 16 trips to Q-School, Justin Peters finds himself with two new sensations: Web.com Tour status and a feeling (finally!) that he has arrived.

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West Coast earnings illustrate turnarounds, fast starts

West Coast paycheck shows Nick Watney's turnaround on PGA Tour

We’re only 14 tournaments into the 2014-15 season and 17 players already have exceeded $1 million in earnings. Heck on the West Coast Swing alone, eight players earned more than $1 million.

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Top-heavy Honda could produce a surprising winner

Top-heavy Honda could produce a surprising winner and PGA Tour at PGA National

The Honda Classic is a PGA Tour stop that receives mixed reviews from players, at least where the venue is concerned. This week's top-heavy field could produce a surprising winner.

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Tiger continues drop in world rankings, with no bottom in sight

Tiger Woods continues drop in world rankings, with no bottom in sight

Tiger Woods dropped to 70th in the latest Official World Golf Ranking, his worst ranking since he was 75th in 1996.

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Questions remain as golf awaits Tiger's next showing

McCabe: Questions remain as golf awaits Tiger Woods' next showing

Tiger Woods announced that he will not play at the PGA Tour's 2015 Honda Classic, but plenty of questions remain regarding the state of the golfers game.

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Reggie Jackson watches friend Jim Furyk play at Pebble Beach

"Mr. October" Reggie Jackson watches friend Jim Furyk play during the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Not all the celebrities were at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am to play golf alongside PGA Tour guys. Reggie Jackson showed up to watch friend Jim Furyk play.

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Country singer Colt Ford returns to his golf roots at Pebble Beach

Country singer Colt Ford returns to his golfing roots during the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Country singer Colt Ford returned to his golfing roots during last week's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and left with a renewed love of the game.

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As Taylor knows, PGA Tour checks trump Web.com ones

As Vaughn Taylor knows, PGA Tour checks trump Web.com ones

How much difference is there between a tie for 12th and a share of 10th place? Vaughn Taylor is the latest prime example of why life in the big leagues is so much more financially rewarding.

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Els' memory stirred by trips around Pebble, Spyglass

Ernie Els' memory stirred with trips around Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill

Ernie Els' trip to Pebble Beach last week for just his second Pro-Am appearance sparked memories from junior golf to the U.S. Open.

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Golfweek PostGame: Snedeker cruises at Pebble Beach

Golfweek PostGame: Brandt Snedeker cruises to seventh PGA Tour title at Pebble Beach

This time, Brandt Snedeker's Pebble Beach experience didn't include a team victory. Still, Brandt Snedeker knows his amateur partner, Toby Wilt, won’t be disappointed in the least. Snedeker earned his seventh PGA Tour victory.

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Adam Scott, wife welcome baby girl

Adam Scott and his wife Marie Kojzar announce the birth of their baby girl on Sunday in Australia

Adam Scott and his wife, Marie Kojzar, have announced the birth of their daughter, Bo Vera Scott. She was born Sunday at Pindara Private Hospital on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.

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Welcome back, Furyk: Could 2015 start with a win?

Welcome back, Jim Furyk: Could 2015 start with a PGA Tour title?

More than four months have passed since we last saw Jim Furyk in a PGA Tour event, and while the calendar has flipped to 2015, you’d have a hard time knowing it by his game.

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Siem and Goss climb, but Slater steals the show at Pebble

Marcel Siem and Oliver Goss climb, but Kelly Slater steals the show at Pebble Beach

Doug Mackenzie is a polished amateur golfer from these parts, a veteran of the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and he’s seen a lot of remarkable things in his journeys. But what he witnessed in Saturday’s third round had him gushing.

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Group of 10 sits in position at Pebble Beach

Group of 10 sits in position at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Two shots behind the leaders at the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am sits a group of 10 golfers at 10 under that includes Billy Horschel and Chesson Hadley.

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Leading at Pebble gives Snedeker reason to smile

Leading at PGA Tour's Pebble Beach Pro-Am gives Brandt Snedeker good reason to smile

Consider Brandt Snedeker a man of his word. He has said for several weeks now that he felt comfortable and well prepared to get things rolling in a positive way on the PGA Tour, and darned if he hasn’t backed things up.

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Low scores, perfect weather abound at Pebble Beach

Low scores, perfect weather abound at Pebble Beach

Golfers at the first round of the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am enjoyed beautiful weather and low scores on the California coast.

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Pebble Beach proposal highlights Hubbard's day

Pebble Beach proposal highlights Mark Hubbard's day at AT&T National Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Mark Hubbard proposed to his girlfriend Meghan McCurley on the 18th hole of the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble National Pro-Am Thursday.

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Spieth's love for Cypress Point isn't lessened by auto-correct

Jordan Spieth's love for Cypress Point isn't lessened by auto-correct

Like so many of the PGA Tour pros, Jordan Spieth makes Cypress an annual stop when he comes out for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and Tuesday was his chance. He received ribbing later in the day for a misspelled tweet.

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Strength of field in Pebble Beach? Just look at the top

Strength of PGA Tour field in Pebble Beach? Just look at the top, where Jason Day, Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth reside

The heavyweights are present and accounted for this week at the PGA Tour stop in Pebble Beach – think Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Jimmy Walker.

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Woods' latest statement leaves more questions

Tiger Woods' latest statement on game, injuries leaves more questions

Tiger Woods, the former world No. 1, announced Wednesday that he would likely bypass the Honda Classic because of the poor state of his play.

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Billy Horschel's winning blueprint includes solid foundation

Billy Horschel's winning blueprint includes solid foundation

Surging Billy Horschel spreads the wealth on and off the PGA Tour and seeks to build on a strong foundation.

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Lowry surges to his highest world ranking after Torrey Pines start

Irishman Shane Lowry surges to highest world ranking after PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open start at Torrey Pines

The storyline these days is of a man’s plummet in the world rankings, but Irishman Shane Lowry has moved to his high position in the world rankings after a solid performance at the Farmers Insurance Open.

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Rose may add Shell Houston Open to schedule for Masters prep

Justin Rose may add the PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open to his schedule for some Masters preparation

Justin Rose may add an event to his schedule prior to his Masters start for more preparation, but which tournament will be add?

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Dustin Johnson: A reasonable pick to win at Pebble Beach

Dustin Johnson is a reasonable pick to win the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am this week

If you are looking for omens, consider Dustin Johnson a reasonable pick to win this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, and not just because he’s a two-time winner of the tournament, either.

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Tiger Woods' world ranking put in perspective

Tiger Woods' world ranking of No. 62 is put in to perspective by Golfweek writer Jim McCabe

Golfweek senior writer Jim McCabe puts Tiger Woods' world ranking in perspective.

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Tee times, pairings: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Rds. 1-3

Tee times and pairings for the first, second and third round of the PGA Tour's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

The full 156-team field for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was announced Tuesday evening. See the full tee times and pairings for the tournament.