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Friday, November 30

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5 Things: McDowell's 66 gives him three-shot lead

5 Things: Graeme McDowell separated himself from an impressive pack with a brilliant back-nine on Friday at the Tiger Woods World Challenge, firing a 6-under 66 to take a three-shot advantage over three players after 36 holes.

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5 Things: Kunick making name for himself; Kim leads

We’re at the halfway point of PGA Tour Q-School. Three rounds are down, and three rounds remain. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the third round of the final Q-School. Meen-Whee Kim, at 18-under 198, holds a one-shot lead over Robert Karlsson.

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Slocum on the right path to regain PGA Tour card

The infamous “We talkin’ ‘bout practice” quote from basketball player Allen Iverson has developed a life of its own, 10 years after Iverson scoffed at taking practice seriously. But for 38-year-old Heath Slocum, it's a necessity.

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Tee times, pairings: Tiger, Fowler are paired

Graeme McDowell and Bo Van Pelt will be in Saturday's final pairing at the World Challenge, while Tiger Woods will play with Rickie Fowler.

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Q-School Tracker: Kim retains slim lead

Meen-Whee Kim, 20, maintained his lead at PGA Tour Q-School on Friday, firing a 5-under 67 to hold a one-shot lead over veteran Robert Karlsson after 54 holes. See how it happened:

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Tracker: Woods fires 69, four back of McDowell

Tiger Woods fired an 3-under 69 on Friday at the 18-player Tiger Woods World Challenge, but sits four shots back of 2010 champion Graeme McDowell, who shot a 6-under 66. See how it happened.

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Sherlock focuses on 'golf is fun again' mentality

Notes from the third round of LPGA Q-School at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla. 18-year-old Moriya Jutanugarn leads the field at 13 under par, six strokes ahead of her next competitor.

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Quiros out 5-6 months after wrist surgery

Alvaro Quiros, once ranked inside the top 50 in the world, underwent wrist surgery in November and will be sidelined 5 to 6 months.

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Grape escape: Sonoma’s wine, golf make splendid pairing

From Northwood Golf Club to the Windsor Golf Club, a trip to Sonoma, Calif. will sit well with your pallet for both its wonderful wine and golf.

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Kidd’s play: From bullets to birdies in Nicaragua

In February, David McLay Kidd and Carlos Pellas will open a golf course course at Guacalito de la Isla, a $250 million resort project along a part of the Nicaragua coast best known for its world-class surfing.

Thursday, November 29

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Globetrotters McDowell, Poulter have eyes on long break

Graeme McDowell fired a solid 3-under 69 on Thursday, but he says about 10 percent of his golf vigor is gone right now. He's a bit spent after a hectic 12-week stint during which he played in Dubai, China and the U.S. A 10-week break should fix that.

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Pernice, 53, trying to hold his own at Q-School

Tom Pernice Jr., 53, and Si Woo Kim, 17, are competing for spots on the 2013 PGA Tour. Kim would set a record for youngest player in the history of the Tour. Pernice, meanwhile, is trying to stay on golf's biggest stage.

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5 Things: After 63, Kim in Q-School driver's seat

We’re one-third of the way through PGA Tour Q-School, but while Meen-Whee Kim leads at 13 under, there’s still 72 holes left. Here's 5 Things to take away from Thursday's second round at PGA West.

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Tee times, pairings: Tiger paired with Van Pelt

Leader Nick Watney will play with Keegan Bradley on Friday at the Tiger Woods World Challenge, while the host will play 18 holes with Bo Van Pelt.

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Colsaerts, Haas share Nedbank lead

Bill Haas bogeyed two of the last three holes Thursday in the Nedbank Golf Challenge to slip back into a share of the first-round lead with Nicolas Colsaerts.

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Q-School Tracker: Kim (13 under) leads Taylor by 1

Meen-Whee Kim fired a 9-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Vaughn Taylor, who shot 64, after 36 holes of PGA Tour Q-School at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.

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Goetze-Ackerman, Hull to join WGCA Hall of Fame

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association has announced that Vicki Goetze-Ackerman and Katherine Hull will be inducted into the Players Hall of Fame in December. Goetze-Ackerman played for Georgia and Hull played for Pepperdine.

Michael Beard to lead Pepperdine men

Michael Beard, the assistant men’s golf coach at Arizona State, will take over the Pepperdine men’s team. Beard was an All-American at Pepperdine during his collegiate career.

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Tiger Tracker: Tiger fires 70, 3 shots back

Tiger Woods points to his victory at the World Challenge as what led him to three PGA Tour victories in 2012. He started his title defense with a 2-under 70 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. See how it happened.

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Reid sputters as she attempts fresh start on LPGA

Mel Reid seemed poised to make a fresh start on the LPGA in 2013. But things aren't going her way after two rounds of Q-School.

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5 Things: Christina Kim keeps pace at LPGA Q-School

Christina Kim, perhaps the most well-known player in the field at the final stage of LPGA Q-School, is staying close to the top of the leaderboard at LPGA International.

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Parry takes top card at European Tour Q-School

John Parry can look forward to a full season on next year’s European Tour, but Oliver Wilson’s career hangs in the balance.

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Player Diary: California's Max Homa (Part 5)

Max Homa, a senior star at California, will be blogging for Golfweek.com all season long, giving you insight into what goes on behind the scenes with the Golden Bears.

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Achenbach: You can argue, but ban is done deal

James Achenbach says opposition to the proposed anchoring ban likely won't go away, but don't expect golf's ruling bodies to reverse their position.

Wednesday, November 28

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5 Things: Europeans in Q-School fare well on Day 1

5 Things from Day 1 of the final PGA Q-School in La Quinta, Calif., on the PGA West's Nicklaus Tournament Course and Stadium Course.

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Karlsson begins comeback at Q-School

Sergio Garcia, Kevin Na, Robert Karlsson. Three different personalities, three different golf swings, one common malady. All three suffered from the full-swing yips. They reached a point in their professional careers where they couldn’t start the swing.

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Q-School Tracker: LeBrun (64) takes early lead

The final stage of PGA Tour Q-School got underway on Wednesday at PGA West. And it was Steve LeBrun who finds himself out in front early. See how it happened.

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LPGA Q-School: Jutanugarn's practice pays off

Kathleen Ekey, Moriya Jutanugarn and Kim Welch hold the early lead after Day 1 of LPGA Q-School at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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PGA of America members not in lockstep with anchoring ban

Citing concerns about hurting the game's growth, PGA of America president Ted Bishop urges golf's governing bodies to reconsider a proposed ban on anchoring.

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Arnett (NR, 2014) commits to Houston

Benjamin Arnett of Webster, Texas, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Houston in 2014. He currently attends J. Frank Dobie High School in Houston, Texas.

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Seawell to coach Team USA at Palmer Cup in 2013

Alabama head coach Jay Seawell has been selected to coach the United States team at this summer’s Palmer Cup at Wilmington (Del.) Country Club. The annual Ryder Cup-style contest will he held June 7-9 on the South Course.

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Kuchar relieved his putting stroke is not banned

Matt Kuchar didn't know if his unique stroke would be banned or not, but was all smiles on Wednesday after the R&A and USGA said his putting technique is fine moving forward.

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Jordan's fashion sense getting him in trouble

Michael Jordan wore cargo pants to play a round of golf at the high-end La Gorce Country Club in Miami Beach. That’s a no-no.

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Pairings, tee times: Tiger to play with Stricker

With the Tiger Woods World Challenge slated to begin on Thursday morning in southern California, here is a look at the first round tee times and pairings.

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USGA, R&A propose anchoring ban starting in 2016

What long had been anticipated finally happened: The game's ruling bodies proposed banning the anchoring of a golf club – not only putters, but any club – beginning Jan. 1, 2016.

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What are golfers saying on Twitter? Take a look . . .

Many pros, college players and coaches took to Twitter before and after the USGA and R&A’s news conference. The only good news for the USGA – they are trending worldwide on Twitter. Take a look . . .

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Anchoring ban: What they're saying . . .

With the USGA and R&A proposing a ban on the anchored stroke - set to begin on Jan. 1, 2016 - there have been plenty of reactions from the golf community, but none more important than the individual tours and tournament hosts.

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Graphic: What you can, can't do after ban

So, what can you do with a putter now? This graphic provided by the USGA breaks down how you can take a stroke with your putter after Jan. 1, 2016.

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Tour players will play by rules, albeit grudgingly

Initial reaction to the anchoring ban among prominent Tour winners who use long putters: We'll play by the rules, albeit grudgingly.

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Tait: Debacle has done game no favors

What other sport takes nearly 25 years to make a decision like this? None. Talk about falling asleep at the wheel, closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. It’s embarrassing says European writer Alistair Tait.

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Major amateur tournaments won't go against ban

Don’t expect to see any of the major amateur tournaments going against the U.S. Golf Association and its ban on the anchored stroke.

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Babineau: Confusing game gets more complicated

These are questions we’ll be forced to answer after yet another muddled mess of making a very confusing game even more complicated says Golfweek Editor Jeff Babineau.

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Schupak: Golf wasn't intended to be easy

Senior writer Adam Schupak says that it's about time that anchoring was banned and that creativity will rule the day as those using long or belly putters will find another avenue to improve.

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Miceli: Where's the statistical evidence?

Our senior writer Alex Miceli says that no specific statistical evidence will be forthcoming as it was when the larger-volume, U-shaped grooves were banned in 2010. This decision was based on a belief.

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Lusk: Pry it from my 'cold, dead hands'

Our director of design, Jason Lusk, adopted the broomstick in the summer of 2010 and has seen his stroke improve immensely. Needless to say, he won't be relinquishing his long putter until Jan. 1, 2016.

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Klein: A bit late? Yes. But effort is welcome.

The long putter and the decision to ban the anchoring stroke, golf’s rulesmakers are picking on a pretty obscure and insignificant target. The effort, while overdue, is welcome. At least to our Bradley S. Klein.

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Possible sign of opposition in the Pacific Northwest

Chris Maletis is a four-time Trans-Miss Senior Amateur champion who has plenty to say about the U.S. Golf Association, the R&A and their decision to outlaw the anchored stroke. And it's not very supportive.

Tuesday, November 27

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Woods weighs in on anchoring, victories and 2013

As victories go, Tiger Woods was more than happy to talk about the one that served as a bridge from a forgettable part of his career to something he’s more accustomed to.

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LPGA Q-School: Pairings and tee times

Here are the tee times and pairings for the final stage of LPGA Qualifying School, to begin Nov. 28 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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Woods not interested in European membership

A month after floating the idea of potentially joining the European Tour, Tiger Woods has backed off and will be keeping his focus on the PGA Tour in 2013.

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Francella more disciplined after down year

This has been a reality-check year for Meaghan Francella, a tour winner who finds herself back at LPGA Qualifying School after a heartbreaking season.

Detroit Tigers ace has trouble on the course

Play the ball as it lies. Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander had a tough break on the golf course over the weekend when his ball landed on a tree stump.

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Kong (No. 33, 2014) commits to Indiana

Alix Kong of West Vancouver, British Columbia, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Indiana beginning in the fall of 2014.

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Toy Box notes: Pro V1s in seventh version

How many versions of the Titleist Pro V1 have been sold to the public, counting all changes and updates? Answer: Six, with a seventh version to be officially introduced in January.

Flick's students say final goodbye at 'The Kingdom'

About three months ago, I took a playing lesson from Jim Flick. I figured his genius was knowing how to play the game -- how to get around the golf course -- as much as it was how to swing the club.

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Complete coverage: PGA Tour Q-School

In what is considered by many to be the toughest test in golf, PGA Tour Q-School will reach its final stage starting on Wednesday and culminating on Monday after 108 holes. Get complete coverage right here!

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William Gordon (No. 17, 2015) commits to Vanderbilt

William Gordon, a native of Davidson, N.C., who is ranked No. 17 for the Class of 2015, has committed to Vanderbilt.

Devon Brouse to be inducted into WGCA Hall of Fame

Devon Brouse, head women’s golf coach at Purdue, will be inducted into the Women's Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Dec. 11. Brouse becomes the 45th member of the WGCA hall and the first coach to be inducted into the WGCA hall and its counterpart on the men's side with the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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Dougherty falls short in attempt at Euro comeback

Nick Dougherty’s hopes of a European Tour comeback came to a painful end today when he missed the 72-hole cut in the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School in Girona, Spain.

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5 Things: Q-School field is one of its deepest ever

5 Things: The 2012 field at Q-School is one of the strongest fields in the event's history, featuring four players inside the top 60 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Klein: Process to Old Course changes feels rotten

Our Bradley S. Klein doesn’t know if the changes to The Old Course at St. Andrews are all needed. But what he does know is the reasons given for making them are unconvincing and not enough basis for tinkering with sacred ground.

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What you're saying about anchoring ban . . .

As the decision on a potential ban of "anchoring," we have been hosting a poll (that can be found right here) that has actually created a split of opinions in our comments thread. Here's what you're saying . . .

Monday, November 26

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Winner’s Circle: Nov. 19-25, 2012

See what Rory McIlroy had in his bag for the DP World Tour Championship.

Squire Creek to host 2015 U.S. Women's Mid-Am

The U.S. Golf Association has announced Squire Creek Golf Club in Choudrant, La., as the host of the 2015 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur. It will be Squire Creek’s debut as a USGA championship venue.

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Player of the week: Adam Wood

Adam Wood, No. 11 in Golfweek’s Junior Rankings, won his first AJGA invitational title at the Polo Golf Junior Classic on Nov. 23.

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Player of the week: Ariya Jutanugarn

Ariya Jutanugarn, Golfweek’s top-ranked junior, won the Polo Golf Junior Classic on Nov. 23 for her fourth AJGA invitational title.

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PGA Tour Q-School final stage: Tee times and pairings

Check out the tee times and pairings for the final stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.:

Sunday, November 25

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McIlroy right where he belongs - atop golf world

Rory McIlroy is right where he belongs – in a league of his own. That’s the way it’s always been, says our Alistair Tait.

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5 Things: McIlroy caps Euro season with a victory

What an end to the European Tour season. Chief executive George O’Grady couldn’t have asked for anything better than the world and European No. 1 player Rory McIlroy signing off the season by winning the DP World Tour Championship.

Saturday, November 24

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Kaufmann: It’s growing season at FarmLinks

FarmLinks, which opened in 2003, sits at No. 2 on Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play in Alabama – not an insignificant accomplishment in a state that has lavished tens of millions of dollars on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.

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Klein: A final round at SentryWorld – for now

We said goodbye last week to an iconic Wisconsin golf course as it shut down in preparation for a major renovation. Our Bradley S. Klein played the last round at SentryWorld before an overhaul that will close the course until spring 2014.

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Long putter all LPGA rookie Mo Martin has known

Mo Martin’s dad put a long putter in her hands at age 6 for two reasons: 1. It would be easier on her back. 2. Because there was a move to ban the long putter, Martin’s dad figured it must offer some kind of advantage.

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McIlroy, Donald share lead after Round 3 in Dubai

Rory McIlroy sank a short birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday to remain tied with Luke Donald as the world's two top-ranked golfers pulled three shots clear of a star-studded field after the third round of the Dubai World Championship.

Friday, November 23

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Euro Tour hopefuls ready for Q-School

While Europe's best compete in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, 156 others will look to earn their cards next week at Euro Tour Q-School in Spain.

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Wood, Jutanugarn capture Polo Golf titles

Adam Wood saved his best round for last in toppling top-seeded Scott Scheffler, while Ariya Jutanugarn cruised to a 5-and-4 victory over Angel Yin at the Polo Golf Junior Classic.

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McIlroy, Donald share lead at 11 under in Dubai

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy and No. 2 Luke Donald share the lead with Marc Warren after the second round of the Dubai World Championship.

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Pearl Putter: Emphasis on adjustability

Adjustability is one of golf’s favorite buzzwords these days, and nobody does it quite like the Pearl Putter. It features an adjustable lie angle that can be set anywhere between 60 and 80 degrees.

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Achenbach: Anchoring ban is the wrong move for golf

If we, the members of the golf community, are serious about growing the game – and if they, the governing golfers who make the rules, are serious about growing the game – then why are we even considering a rule that could eliminate belly putters and long putters that people actually enjoy using?

Thursday, November 22

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Final matches set for Polo Golf Junior Classic

The finals are set at the Polo Golf Junior Classic. The field was narrowed from eight boys and eight girls on Thursday to the final four players.

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Arizona: Ultimate destination package

From Sedona and Flagstaff, the Pink Jeeps and the Red Rocks, driving the curves of Oak Creek Canyon and reveling in the kitsch of Route 66, and ultimately arriving at the Grand Canyon, Arizona has it all.

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Q&A: A look at what is likely to happen to anchoring

What would happen to anchoring if the USGA and R&A decide to outlaw it? Why the sudden interest? We take you through plenty of questions and provide you with our best answers.

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Report: Tiger to make '13 Tour debut at Torrey Pines

According to the San Diego-based 10News television station, Tiger Woods will make his 2013 PGA Tour debut at the Farmers Insurance Open, a tournament that he has won six times.

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If players fight anchoring ban, chaos could rule

PGA Tour players voice their concern and frustration about the proposed ban on anchoring.

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Donald shoots 65 in Dubai, leads McIlroy by a shot

Luke Donald shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to lead Rory McIlroy and two others by one stroke after the opening round of the season-ending Dubai World Championship.

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Achenbach: Golf could exist with two sets of rules

Let’s be honest: Golf could exist just fine with two sets of rules, one for touring pros and high-caliber amateurs, and another for the rest of us. Anchoring could be banned on the PGA Tour and other professional tours while remaining in play for normal amateurs.

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Clubmakers fear restraint but don't anticipate big hit

The anchoring controversy reveals yet again the uneasy coexistence between governing bodies and manufacturers.

Wednesday, November 21

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Yin defeats Esther Lee; Scheffler still stands at Polo

Scott Scheffler, stroke-play medalist at the Polo Golf Junior Classic, was among the players to survive the first two rounds of match play on Wednesday at PGA National Golf Club.

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Connor Smith (No. 42, 2014) commits to Middle Tennessee State

Connor Smith of Birmingham, Ala., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Middle Tennessee State in 2014.

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Rude: Anchoring ban? Might as well ban fun in golf

Research shows that all top 18 players in last week’s PGA Tour putting rankings regularly use a conventional putter. Not a belly nor a broomstick to be found on that top shelf. Yet golf’s powers that be are expected to ban the anchoring of such longer implements. Say what?!

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Brace yourself: Anchoring decision looms over golf

With every indication that golf's governing bodies will impose a ban on anchoring, Golfweek takes an in-depth look at the circumstances that have led to this defining moment.

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Notes: Early belly putter adoptee regrets likely demise

The USGA and R&A are close to announcing their position on long putters that are anchored to the body. That they have pledged to make an announcement by the end of the year has most believing a ban is imminent.

2 golfers hit consecutive holes-in-one in Australia

Two club golfers playing The Lakes — site of the Australian Open beginning Dec. 6 — hit consecutive holes-in-one on the par-3 ninth hole Wednesday.

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Poulter, Donald look for strong finish in Dubai

Rory McIlroy might be grabbing most of the attention in Dubai, but several other Ryder Cup stars, including Ian Poulter and second-ranked Luke Donald, would like to cap off their seasons with a victory.

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Haskins Award: 10 players to watch at midseason

We’re halfway through the college season, and while plenty of important tournaments remain, several players have put themselves in front of the race for the Haskins Award, which honors college golf's top player.

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Anchoring debate: The history of the long putter

From Charlie Owens to Rocco Mediate to Paul Azinger, a look at the history of the long putter.

Tuesday, November 20

Wilmington (Del.) CC to host 2013 Palmer Cup

Wilmington (Del.) Country Club has been announced as the 2013 Palmer Cup venue. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition between the best collegiate golfers from the United States and Europe will be played June 7-9 on the South Course.

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Match-play brackets set at Polo Golf Junior Classic

Match-play comes but once a year on the AJGA, and after two rounds of stroke-play qualifying at the Polo Golf Junior Classic, the brackets are set.

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Kaymer among 5 internationals to join PGA Tour

Martin Kaymer of Germany is the latest European star to join the PGA Tour.

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UNLV's Penner wins Western Refining

UNLV senior Kevin Penner won the Western Refining All-America Golf Classic on Tuesday, shooting 14-under 199 (65-66-68) to finish one shot ahead of Arkansas’ Sebastian Cappelen, who followed a first-round 72 with scores of 65-63.

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Artac (No. 34, 2014) commits to Texas Tech

Wes Artac of Kingwood, Texas, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Texas Tech in 2014. He attends Kingwood High School.

Monday, November 19

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5 Things: Whitsett, Penner deadlocked in El Paso

Defending champion Cory Whitsett (66-65) of Alabama and UNLV senior Kevin Penner (65-66) are your co-leaders after two rounds of the Western Refining All-America Golf Classic at El Paso Country Club.

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5 Things: Western Refining features best of the best

The Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic gets underway Monday at El Paso Country Club. The 54-hole event is the all-star game of college golf, with the field limited to last year’s All-Americans, the U.S. Amateur champion and the Division II player of the year.

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CME Group signs Lincicome to sponsorship deal

CME Group, title sponsor of the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders tournament, is investing in another of the tour's assets – not an event, but one of its players.

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Notebook: Unsigned Shelton down to 2 schools

While Robby Shelton still hasn't chosen a college – Golfweek has learned he's deciding between Alabama and Auburn – there were plenty of top golfers who did during National Signing Day.

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Morales (No. 3, 2014) commits to Alabama

Nicole Morales of South Salem, N.Y., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Alabama, the defending national champion.

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Oklahoma St. women will 'teach you how to buggy'

For any player who might be concerned that using a push cart on the golf course is considered uncool, thank the Oklahoma State women’s golf team for making a case for just the opposite.

2016 U.S. Women's Amateur headed to Rolling Green GC

The U.S. Golf Association says the 2016 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship will be held at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pa., outside Philadelphia.

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Esther Lee searching for 1st AJGA invite title at Polo

This week, Esther Lee is one of the old gals. She’s not even seven days removed from signing her letter of intent to join the Duke roster next fall. But she still has some unfinished business on the junior circuit, and her round of 3 under Monday was a great start.

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Winner’s Circle: Nov. 12-18, 2012

Winner’s Circle: Nov. 12-18, 2012

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Schupak: Siren warning put life into perspective

The first sirens warning of rocket fire blared Thursday night as we sipped drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres before the Tel Aviv Maccabi basketball game. Fortunately, the room we were in doubled as a bomb shelter. Still, it felt as though time stood still.

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Lewis, King win charity scramble event in Naples

Stacy Lewis and Betsy King won the ISPS Handa Heroes, a nine-hole scramble event for charity that will air on Golf Channel on Nov. 21.

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Banquet provides proper send-off to Jutanugarn, NeSmith

From the major strides that Ariya Jutanugarn has made with her language skills, to Matthew NeSmith's emotional send-off, the Rolex Junior All-America Awards Banquet was a fitting end to two brilliant junior careers.

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In this issue: Nov. 16-23, 2012

Inside the Nov. 16-23, 2012 issue of Golfweek.

Sunday, November 18

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Na Yeon Choi wins LPGA's CME Titleholders

U.S. Women's Open champion Na Yeon Choi won the Titleholders on Sunday to make a great season even better.

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Fleetwood earns Euro Tour card; Davies out

Tommy Fleetwood can look forward to another season on the European Tour, but Rhys Davies’ career hangs in limbo.

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Stenson breaks five-year European Tour drought

Sweden's Henrik Stenson won his first European Tour title in five years, potentially signalling a return to form for the 2009 Players Championship titleholder.

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Luke Donald wins in Japan by five shots

Luke Donald shot a 3-under 68 on Sunday to win the Dunlop Phoenix by five strokes for his first win on the Japanese tour.

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Jimenez, 48, becomes oldest Euro Tour winner

Miguel Angel Jimenez became the oldest European Tour winner on Sunday by shooting a 5-under 65 to capture his third Hong Kong Open title. Meanwhile, John Daly will be fined for a club-throwing incident.

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Scott roars past Poulter to win Australian Masters

Adam Scott shot a 5-under 67 on Sunday to win the Australian Masters in his native country for his first victory of the year.

Saturday, November 17

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Notes: PGA Tour Q-School 2nd stage, Final results

Robert Karlsson, Matt Fast and Si Kim took medalist honors at their respective sites on Saturday, and Daniel Chopra shot 6 under to advance in Brooksville during the final day of PGA Tour Q-School's second stage.

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Lewis overcomes adversity to win Rolex POY honors

Stacy Lewis wore a back brace until the age of 17 because of scoliosis. Now, Lewis is the LPGA Player of the Year after being honored Friday night in Naples.

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Choi takes the lead at Titleholders

Na Yeon Choi was steady after a careless three-putt bogey early in her third round Saturday at the Titleholders and finished with a 3-under 69 to take a one-shot lead into the final round.

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Poulter takes 1-stroke lead at Australian Masters

Defending champion Ian Poulter shot an 8-under-par 64 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Adam Scott after three rounds of the Australian Masters.

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Jimenez, Campbell share Hong Kong Open lead

Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 2-under 68 to share the third-round lead with Michael Campbell at the Hong Kong Open on Saturday.

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Stenson holds 3-shot lead at South African Open

Henrik Stenson of Sweden closed in on a first European Tour win in three years Saturday, taking a three-shot lead into the final round of the South African Open despite George Coetzee shooting a course-record 63.

Friday, November 16

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Notes: PGA Tour Q-School second stage, Day 4

Jordan Spieth failing to qualify was the biggest story of the day, but not far behind was Patrick Reed sharing medalist honors at Redstone and Hank Kuehne's double that left him without an invitation to California.

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Miyazato shoots 64, takes lead at Titleholders

Ai Miyazato of Japan kept telling herself to be patient and the putts would start falling. It all came together Friday at the Titleholders, where she felt as if she couldn't miss until her final putt dropped for an 8-under 64 and a one-shot lead.

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Spieth fails to advance to Q-School finals

Jordan Spieth’s first Q-School attempt came to an end Friday, ensuring that he won’t earn a PGA Tour card this year. The biggest question surrounding the Texas sophomore is when he’ll start pursuing his PGA Tour card in 2013.

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Concolino takes social route to the LPGA tour

Jacqui Concolino was once a promising college star with eyes on the LPGA tour. But a poor senior season sent her away from the game. She since has found her way back through rounds as a caddie and friendly wagers.

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Balicki: Cal's Desimone deserving of Lemmon Award

California coach Steve Desimone -- truly one of the good guys in college golf -- will be the first college golf coach to receive the Jack Lemmon Award.

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A trip to Israel: Golf is limited, but there is plenty of passion

Adam Schupak takes a goodwill tour to Israel, discovering its passion for golf and challenges to grow the game.

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Mount St. Mary's to cut men's, women's golf teams

Barely six months have passed since the Mount St. Mary’s men’s golf team claimed its first Northeast Conference Championship title in program history. Now the school will cut both golf teams.

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Stenson leads with play suspended in South Africa

Henrik Stenson opened a four-shot lead at the South African Open with a second-round 65 before play was suspended for the day because of an electrical storm with much of the field yet to finish.

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All-America Golf Classic is about history, tradition

For more than 35 years it has been the showcase of the stars -- those currently within the collegiate ranks and those whose future takes them to the highest level in professional golf. The event’s catch phrase is “Where Legends Get Started” and it truly lives up to that billing.

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Course operators fight for market share

The golf industry isn’t growing, so course operators are left to fight for market share. The operators who master the basics of consumer loyalty marketing will be fine. The rest will continue to experience a slow, steady decline.

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Australian holds 2-stroke lead at Australian Masters

Overnight leader Matthew Guyatt of Australia shot a 3-under 69 Friday to maintain his two-shot lead after the second round of the Australian Masters.

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Campbell leads in Hong Kong; McIlroy misses cut

Hong Kong Open leader Michael Campbell says it will be easier for him to end a seven-year winless drought after defending champion Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the Hong Kong Open on Friday.

Thursday, November 15

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Stallings leads Pebble Beach Invitational

Scott Stallings shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday at Del Monte to take a two-stroke lead over William McGirt and Kirk Triplett in the Pebble Beach Invitational.

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Palmer Cup selection process undergoes changes

The selection process for the Palmer Cup will undergo its first change since the GB&I team expanded to include all of Europe for the 2003 event.

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Lewis gives the LPGA reason to celebrate the Americans

Stacy Lewis' story of overcoming a back brace she wore 18 hours a day as a teenager, taking it off only to play golf and swim, makes her an incredible role model for those facing tough odds. The LPGA should celebrate her.

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Notes: PGA Tour Q-School second stage, Day 3

An update from the second stage of PGA Tour Q-School, now being played at six sites around the country.

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Barber wins first start after Q-School DQ

Blayne Barber won the NGA Bridgestone Winter Professional Tour event at Harmony (Fla.) Golf Preserve on Thursday. It was his first start since he removed himself from Q-School, and ended with his third consecutive victory in an NGA Tour-sanctioned event.

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With EuroPro title in hand, Maddy sets sights higher

The £15,000 England's Paul Maddy picked up for winning the EuroPro’s final event of the season, the 888poker.com Tour Championship, will come in handy as he chases his dream of playing on the European Tour.

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Navistar pulls sponsorship of LPGA stop in Alabama

The LPGA's future in Prattville, Ala., becomes uncertain with tournament sponsor Navistar ending its relationship with the event.

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Lexi Thompson added to Tiger Woods PGA Tour '14

Lexi Thompson grew up playing the EA Sports Tiger Woods video game franchise and didn't have much success against her brothers. Now she'll have a shot to beat them as herself in the 2014 version of the game.

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Willie Park Jr. selected for Hall of Fame

The late Willie Park Jr. will be joining his father in the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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McIlroy 9 shots behind leader Colomo in Hong Kong

Defending champion Rory McIlroy finished nine shots behind leader Javier Colomo after the first round of the Hong Kong Open on Thursday.

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Guyatt takes 1st-round lead at Australian Masters

Australia's Matthew Guyatt upstaged the marquee players at the Australian Masters on Thursday, shooting a 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead after the first round at Kingston Heath.

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Luke Donald tied for lead at Dunlop Phoenix

Luke Donald shot a 6-under 65 to take a share of the lead after the first round of the Dunlop Phoenix on Thursday.

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Foley awed by 'the strongest man I've ever met'

Arn and Nancy Tellem's Mission to Israel - which includes Sean Foley, Hunter Mahan and Amy Alcott - continued on Thursday, where the group met Holocaust survivor Asher (Aud) Sieradzki.

Wednesday, November 14

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Notes: PGA Tour Q-School second stage, Day 2

Rob Oppenheim has taken a two-shot lead at the second stage of PGA Tour Q-school in Plantation, Fla. Also, updates from Brooksville, Panama City Beach, Humble and McKinney are in. One other site, Murrieta, has yet to finalize scores.

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National Signing Day: 2013 boys signees

The top junior golfers in the country have begun to pull out their pens. The signing period for players in the graduating Class of 2013 began Nov. 14, and Golfweek will record the national letters of intent here as they roll in.

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Four Seasons Scottsdale opens new restaurant, Proof

The Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North this month opened a new restaurant called Proof, a casual alternative for guests of the AAA Five Diamond property.

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Resort briefs: Royal Isabela introduces new casitas

Royal Isabela, a 426-acre property perched more than 150 feet above the Caribbean Sea in northwest Puerto Rico, now has 20 casitas available for guests.

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Alcott offers Palestinian teen game-changing advice

Amy Alcott met Doha Amla, a 17-year-old with dreams of the WNBA, on her trip to Israel, reminding her of her own hopes and dreams as a 9-year-old.

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National Signing Day: 2013 girl signees

The top junior golfers in the country have begun to pull out their ink pens. The signing period for players in the graduating class of 2013 began Nov. 14, and Golfweek will record the national letters of intent here as they roll in.

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Rude: Player of the Year race is no contest

From the Player of the Year race (should be no contest), to maybe the story of the year (Charlie Beljan) to who will take home the Rookie of the Year (Huh?), our Jeff Rude sprays it off the tee . . .

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Complete coverage: National Signing Day

The top junior golfers in the country have begun to pull out their ink pens. The signing period for players in the graduating class of 2013 began Nov. 14, and Golfweek will record the national letters of intent here as they roll in.

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Harvard a big draw for highly-ranked pair

Due to Ivy League policy on athletic scholarships, Robert Deng and Daniel De La Garza won't be signing Wednesday, but their commitments to Harvard give the Crimson one of the country's most-impressive classes.

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USC claims three top players from class of 2013

USC has arguably the toughest incoming class for the fall of 2013. Annie Park, Karen Chung and Gabriella Then will all be on the Trojan roster by next fall.

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Western Wall offers day of prayer, reflection

Amy Alcott, Sean Foley, Hunter Mahan and the rest of group spreading the gospel of golf visit the Western Wall, which is 2,000 years old and stretches seven city blocks.

Tuesday, November 13

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Notes: PGA Tour Q-School second stage, Day 1

Rob Oppenheim and Kris Blanks share the lead at the second stage of PGA Tour Q-School in Plantation, Fla. Also: updates from the other two sites that began on Tuesday.

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Food, conversation and Meir's journey to Israel

If the first night of the Arn and Nancy Tellem goodwill mission to Israel is any indication, we’re all going to need a good tailor to adjust our waistlines. I’ll spare you the details, but rest assured, we enjoyed a feast compliments of Tali Friedman, one of the city’s most renowned chefs.

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LPGA Championship will return to Rochester in '13

The Wegmans LPGA Championship will return to Pittsford, N.Y., in 2013, the LPGA said Tuesday.

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Leukemia survivor Lyle hopeful of PGA Tour return

Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle says he has some hopes of returning to the PGA Tour in 2014 if he continues his current recovery from a second battle with leukemia.

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McIlroy, Woods head PGA Tour ballot

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods were among five players nominated Monday for PGA Tour player of the year. Players have until the end of November to vote on the awards.

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Pepper cites 'perfect timing' for shift in career

Three days ago, Dottie Pepper officially was announced as an independent director with the PGA of America. She is convinced the timing is right to walk away from her job with NBC’s golf-coverage team.

Monday, November 12

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Preview: Q-School second stage starts this week

Making the cut in a major championship comes with many benefits. One of those perks is often overlooked but is so important to new pros: an exemption to Q-School’s second stage.

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Hanse's 2013 course of action: Move to Rio, start building

Golf architect Gil Hanse, having returned to the U.S. recently from a visit to Rio de Janeiro, expects to be moving to Brazil with his family in January to start work on a layout for the 2016 Olympics Games.

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Winner’s Circle: Nov. 5-11, 2012

See what the winners had in their bags this week.

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Schupak: Spreading the gospel of golf in Israel

Adam Schupak checks in from the Holy Land at the beginning of a mission to spread the gospel of golf.

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Q&A: Ted Bishop, 38th PGA president

Ted Bishop, who was recently elected the 38th president of the PGA of America, shares his thoughts on the key issues facing the game.

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Lewis locks up Rolex POY title in Mexico

Stacy Lewis left Guadalajara, Mexico, with the LPGA Rolex Player of the Year Award locked up. The woman who spent 7 1/2 years in a back brace put her toughness on full display.

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Team of the fall: Washington

The Huskies won twice and finished runner-up twice in a fall campaign during which the team remained firmly atop the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings.

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Player of the fall: Kim Kaufman, Texas Tech

The Texas Tech senior from Clark, S.D., ended the fall season atop the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings after earning the first victory of her college career at the storm-shortened Landfall Tradition.

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Tom Fazio turns around Emerald Dunes

Tom Fazio plus $15 million equals turnaround at Emerald Dunes

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Player of the week: Olivia Landino

Olivia Landino of Hermitage, Penn., shot a second-round 7-under 65, the low score of the tournament in both the girls and boys division, to win the IJGT Major Championship at Hampton Hall.

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Player of the week: Charlie Spencer-White

Charlie Spencer-White, in the class of 2015, won the IJGT Major Championship at Hampton Hall on Nov. 11.

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Williams (No. 30, 2014) commits to Houston

Matt Williams of Calgary, Alberta, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Houston in 2014.

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Cal's Weaver grows from U.S. Amateur frustration

The last time most golf fans saw Michael Weaver, he was attacking his golf bag as he walked off the 37th hole at Cherry Hills Country Club near Denver. Weaver had just let the U.S. Amateur title slip through his fingers last August in a mind-racing turn of events.

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Team of the week: UCLA

The Bruins won the Gifford Collegiate on Nov. 7 at CordeValle Resort in San Martin, Calif.

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Player of the week: Rick Lamb, Tennessee

The Tennessee senior won the Gifford Collegiate on Nov. 7 at CordeValle Resort in San Martin, Calif.

Sunday, November 11

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5 Things: Kerr wins Ochoa Invite; Lewis wins POY

Cristie Kerr won the Lorena Ochoa Invitational on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory in more than two years, and Stacy Lewis tied for fourth to wrap up the player of the year award.

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5 Things: Beljan's dreams come true at Disney

Charlie Beljan hit only five fairways Sunday, but his putter proved to be enough as he held on for his first PGA Tour victory despite a trip to the hospital after Friday's round.

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5 Things: Manassero wins Singapore Open in playoff

Matteo Manassero holed a 12-foot putt for eagle to beat Louis Oosthuizen on the third playoff hole and win the Singapore Open on Sunday.

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Blessing in disguise gives Beljan the victory

When Charlie Beljan woke up on Sunday morning, he felt horrible again. A consistent, pounding headache and stomachache greeted the 54-hole leader of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic. He says it was ‘a blessing in disguise.’

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Tour's final day is gut-wrenching race for top 125

On a day when the winner is obvious, it's not so cut-and-dried for those chasing their Tour cards. Tim Herron and Kevin Chappell made it through, but they felt anything but safe on Disney's Magnolia Golf Course Sunday.

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Tour Tracker: Who's in, who's out on Tour money list

Who will earn their PGA Tour card on Sunday at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic at Disney? Who will be left to fight for their life at Q-School? Follow live!

Richardson survives blood disorder; to make pro debut

Edward Richardson isn't even supposed to be alive, but he has fought off a rare blood disorder to not only survive, but make it back to the elite of amateur golf.

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Bennett is getting closer to a dream comeback

Seventy-five players have stories to tell after advancing to the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School from four Spanish venues that hosted the Second Qualifying Stage, but none is more heart warming than Bennett’s.Seventy-five players have stories to tell after advancing to the Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School from four Spanish venues that hosted the Second Qualifying Stage, but none is more heart warming than Bennett’s.

Saturday, November 10

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Inbee Park takes LPGA lead in Mexico

Inbee Park moved into position for her third victory of the year, shooting a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

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5 Things: Chappell in good position to retain card

One round remains in the PGA Tour season. Here are 5 Things you need to know on the eve of the season’s final round, as some players seek victory and others try to hold on to their playing privileges:

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Beljan takes scary approach for lead

So here’s one way to take a two-shot lead after 54 holes of a PGA Tour event: Fight panic attacks, arm numbness, high blood pressure and hyperventilation in the third round and think you are going to die. Get rushed to a hospital by ambulance, spend Friday night there with your size-15 golf shoes on till 4:30 a.m. and think there’s a 99.9 percent chance you won’t play Saturday. Get about 90 minutes of sleep and then feel your swing is worse than it has been for a long time.

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PGA appoints Bevacqua as chief executive officer

Peter Bevacqua – a former USGA executive, and most recently, the head of CAA Sports' golf division – was appointed chief executive of the PGA of America.

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Wi knows all about final-round pressure

The other Charlie playing well here at Disney knows all about having an accelerated heartbeat. Charlie Wi, a five-time runner-up on the PGA Tour, can’t relate to Beljan’s medical condition, but he knows what it feels like to be in a Sunday pressure cooker.

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Teams announced for Franklin Templeton Shootout

Greg Norman, host of the Franklin Templeton Shootout, has announced the pairings for the 24th annual Franklin Templeton Shootout, which will take place at Tiburon Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla., Dec. 5-9.

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Bjorn holds one-stroke lead at Singapore Open

Denmark's Thomas Bjorn had to wait more than 36 hours to tee off in the second round of the rain-soaked Singapore Open. The delay may have done him good.

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Beljan will play third round at Disney

Charlie Beljan will compete in the third round of the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic after spending the night in a hospital.

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Huntingdon men's coach fired after profane rant

Huntingdon men’s golf coach Matt Mahanic was dismissed from his coaching duties on Friday after a profanity-laced rant he delivered to his team circulated around the Internet.

Friday, November 9

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Beljan's battle at Disney lends perspective to Tour finale

Charlie Beljan put things in perspective Friday at Disney. The 36-hole leader left the course in an ambulance, strapped onto a stretcher after fighting his health all day.

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Stanford will take Ochoa Invite lead into weekend

Angela Stanford shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead over Inbee Park after the second round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.

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5 Things: Beljan stays on his feet for Disney lead

It was a crazy day Friday at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic as seven players found a share of second and leader Charlie Beljan fought an elevated heart rate.

Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe to host '13 Wyndham Cup

The AJGA has announced The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe as the host site of the 2013 Wyndham Cup, the annual team match-play competition between golfers from the East and the West.

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A Disney win for Anderson could mean wedding conflict

Should Mark Anderson hold onto the lead through the weekend at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, he'll have a tough decision to make about his upcoming nuptials.

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Nirat, Dyson share lead at soggy Singapore Open

Rain severely disrupted play at the Singapore Open again on Friday, with golfers being shuttled on and off the course and half the field unable to even start the second round.

Thursday, November 8

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Wie among leaders after first round of Ochoa Invite

Michelle Wie shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational with Angela Stanford and Candie Kung.

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5 Things: Villegas trying to retain Tour card at Disney

Here are 5 Things you need to know as players scramble to earn one last paycheck at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic before the year comes to a close.

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Qualkenbush, 16, learns from 4th Disney experience

J.J. Qualkenbush, 16, has matured a lot since his first pro-am start at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic four years ago. Playing with Gary Woodland, the junior shot 2 under Thursday at Disney.

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Post-election lessons for golf and politics

Turns out the golfer won in this week's presidential election, but you wouldn’t know it from the immediate reaction of the industry.

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Bjorn leads rain-interrupted Singapore Open

Thomas Bjorn shot a 5-under 66 to take the lead of the Singapore Open after rain interrupted the first round Thursday.

Wednesday, November 7

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Trying to keep card, Compton honored at Disney

After making the cut at the 2008 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic just six months removed from a second heart transplant, Erik Compton enters Disney this week fighting to keep his PGA Tour card.

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The power of college golf: Seawell's write-in nod

Don’t underestimate the power of college athletics. Alabama's Nick Saban and Jay Seawell earned write-in nods in Tuesday's presidential election.

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Golfweek Amateur Tour 4-Ball Championship 2013

GW Amateur Tour 4-Ball Championship to be held in Myrtle Beach.

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Playing a little 'Did you know?' at Disney event

With the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic at Disney set to tee off on Thursday, we though we'd give you a few fun facts and numbers to get you prepared for the PGA Tour's final event of the season.

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Notebook: McGraw keeps Cowboys moving forward

Mike McGraw refused to dwell on a less-than-successful 2011-12 season for Oklahoma State. Instead, the Cowboys kept moving forward, evidenced by a victory at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate.

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Sources: PGA offers CEO job to Bevacqua

Peter Bevacqua, 41, has been offered the job as PGA of America’s chief executive officer, two sources close to the decision told Golfweek.

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Notes: PGA Tour need not worry about player exodus

It was only a handful of years ago that the world thought that the PGA Tour was in trouble and Europe would be the solution for the world's best golfers. Those predictions have proved fruitless.

Tuesday, November 6

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Tour players use Disney as last shot at 2013 status

There’s an added sense of urgency this week at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic as time is running out to claim one of the top 125 spots on the 2012 Tour money list.

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Blixt accelerates Tour joyride with race for top 30

Jonas Blixt will be focused on the 30th spot on the money list at this week's Children's Miracle Network Classic. At No. 35 in earnings, Blixt must jump five places Sunday to earn his first start at the Masters next spring.

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Rugge's USGA legacy: Harmony with clubmakers

Dick Rugge, 64, announced his resignation Nov. 5 after nearly 13 years on the job. He will step down Feb. 2, ending a regime that took a giant step toward clarifying current and future golf equipment rules.

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Player of the week: Camilla Hedberg, Florida

The Florida sophomore won the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational in a playoff with Alabama’s Jennifer Kirby.

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Team of the week: Florida

A victory at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational was the second in four fall starts for the Gators.

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Team of the week: Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State won the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate for its first victory since the 2011 NCAA Colorado Regional.

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Player of the week: Devon Purser, BYU

Devon Purser won the SCVB Pacific Invitational after making birdie on the final hole to win the event by one.

Navy adds women's golf as a varsity sport

Navy has elevated women’s golf to a varsity sport, effective immediately.

Monday, November 5

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Nike introduces new Covert driver line

In February, 2013, golfers will see Nike's new Covert drivers, fairway woods and hybrids in retail outlets. Throughout November, 2012, Nike is staging official introductions of the Covert driver and saving the fairway woods and hybrids for later.

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A call to action for women's golf in South Africa

Here’s a head-scratching factoid: Sally Little is the only South African to ever win on the LPGA. She won her 15th and final LPGA title 24 years ago.

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Winner’s Circle: Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2012

Winner’s Circle: Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2012

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Tour's Disney stop in need of sponsor

Jim McCabe says the PGA Tour's stop at Walt Disney World, which has been on the schedule since 1971, is in dire need of a sponsor.

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U.S. rounds played up 7.4% through September

Rounds played in the U.S. increased 5.2 percent in September and posted a more robust 7.4 percent gain through the first nine months of the year.

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Merrilee Crain, Turnstile vice president, passes away

Merrilee Patterson Crain, vice president and board member of Turnstile Media Group, publisher of Golfweek, died Friday.

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Barber disqualifies himself from PGA Tour Q-School

Blayne Barber had easily advanced out of the first stage of the PGA Tour’s Q-School, but something was weighing on him. It was an incident that had occurred in the tournament’s second round, one of those moments when this game’s rules so harshly penalize the slightest misstep.

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Player of the week: Cindy Feng

Cindy Feng of Orlando, Fla., did just enough to win the girls title at the Golfweek East Coast Junior Invitational.

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Player of the week: Zachary Healy

Zachary Healy shot a final-round 5-under 67 to win the boys title by three strokes at the Golfweek East Coast Junior Invitational on Nov. 4.

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Western Refining All-America field announced

The field has been announced for the 2012 Western Refining All-America Golf Classic, the all-star game of the collegiate game.

Sunday, November 4

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Golfweek Junior Invitational Winners

Zachary Healy and Cindy Feng won the Golfweek junior event on Sunday at Celebration Golf Club. Check out the day in pictures.

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Lehman wins Champions Tour finale, points title

Tom Lehman won the Charles Schwab Cup Championship on Sunday to become the first player to win the season points title two straight years.

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Feng does just enough for Golfweek Invitational title

Cindy Feng fired rounds of 69 and 74 to win the Golfweek Junior Invitational on Sunday at Celebration Golf Club just outside of Orlando.

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Healy shoots 67, wins Golfweek East Coast Junior

Fueled by a 5-under front nine, Zachary Healy shot 67 on Sunday to win the Golfweek East Coast Junior Invitational at Celebration Golf Club.

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Euro finish leaves some players needing more starts

Englishmen Tommy Fleetwood and Matthew Baldwin could end their European Tour seasons deeply frustrated, “co-sanctioned” victims of the European Tour’s international schedule.

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5 Things: Lewis storms back to win Mizuno Classic

Seven shots back to start the round, Stacy Lewis picked up her fourth LPGA victory of the season by carding a final-round, 8-under 64 to leapfrog overnight leader Bo-Mee Lee by a single shot at the Mizuno Classic.

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Notebook: A look at this fall's overachievers

With the fall season now over, here are a few teams that could be considered overachievers in the first half of the 2012-13 season.

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Guan, 14, wins Asia-Pacific; will be youngest Masters player ever

China’s Tianlang Guan, 14, won the Asia-Pacific Amateur Sunday to earn an exemption into next year’s Masters. Guan will be 14 years, five months and 17 days when he tees it up at Augusta National, becoming the youngest participant in tournament history.

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5 Things: Poulter rallies in China as good times roll

Ian Poulter continues to ride a wave that began in Chicago and has shown no sign of cresting as Europe’s Ryder Cup hero captured the HSBC Champions, his second career WGC Championship, on Sunday.

Saturday, November 3

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Lehman leads Champions Tour finale after 3 rounds

Tom Lehman took the lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and moved closer to becoming the first player to win the season points title two straight years.

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Feng, Elzey lead at Golfweek East Coast Junior

Yueer Cindy Feng and Callahan Elzey lead the Golfweek East Coast Junior Invitational, but several golfers, including Brian Carlson, Austen Truslow and Simin Feng, are in contention in Celebration.

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Bo-Mee Lee builds four-shot Mizuno Classic lead

South Korea’s Bo-Mee Lee shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead after two rounds of the Mizuno Classic.

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Guan leads entering final round at Asia-Pacific Am

Tianlang Guan will take a two-shot lead into the final round at the Asia-Pacific Amateur. The 14-year-old is at 14 under through three rounds at Amata Spring Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand, after a third-round even-par 72.

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Snedeker, Westwood make their moves in China

Brandt Snedeker and Lee Westwood scorched the Olazabal course at Mission Hills on Saturday, shooting 60 and 61, respectively, on “moving day” at the HSBC Champions.

Friday, November 2

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Haas (60) builds 5-shot lead at Charles Schwab Cup

Jay Haas matched the Champions Tour single-round scoring record with a 10-under 60 to open a five-stroke lead on Friday in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

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Mickelson playing HSBC with TaylorMade 3-wood

Phil Mickelson is playing the HSBC Champions in China with a TaylorMade Rocketballz 3-wood.

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Shin, Uehara share first-round lead at Mizuno Classic

Jiyai Shin of South Korea and Ayako Uehara of Japan both shot 4-under 68 to lead the Mizuno Classic after Friday’s first round.

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GW Senior National Championship 2013

SEE RESULTS - GW Senior National Championship 2013

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LPGA legend Bradley, 61, takes on pilgrimage to Pyrenees

Emotions tugged her one way, but Pat Bradley followed her heart elsewhere. To be at the Ryder Cup in spirit for nephew Keegan was possible; to not be spiritual to herself was impossible, so for the first time in her life she made golf secondary and just walked away.

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Guan, 14, remains in Asia-Pacific Am lead

China’s Tianlang Guan continued to impress Friday at the Asia-Pacific Amateur. The 14-year-old shot 8-under 64 at Amata Spring Country Club in Bangkok, Thailand, to take a five-shot lead after 36 holes.

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5 Things: Oosthuizen on track at HSBC Champions

Louis Oosthuizen is halfway to his 10th career victory, holding a five-shot lead in the HSBC Champions at Mission Hills Golf Club.

Thursday, November 1

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Notebook: Freshmen adjusting to college golf

There’s usually a bit of an adjustment period for freshman golfers. They must get accustomed to campus life as well as a higher level of competition. Players who come to the States from overseas have even more adjustments to make, which is why they can be excused if their collegiate careers get off to a slow start.

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Pettersson and Bradley intend to fight anchoring ban

PGA Tour players Keegan Bradley and Carl Pettersson have declared to fight the so-called "anchoring" ban that has been proposed by the game's governing bodies.

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Blake leads Champions Tour finale

Defending champion Jay Don Blake birdied three of the final four holes for a 6-under 64 and the first-round lead Thursday in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

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Former ND standout is a world champion

Former Notre Dame standout Chris Walker is now a SpeedGolf World Champion. The first-ever SpeedGolf World Championships took place Oct. 20-21 at Bandon Dunes in Bandon, Ore., with 14 players from around the world competing for the inaugural title.

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Long Drive champ Winther has one tip: swing fast

Hitting into a 40 mph headwind, Ryan Winther won the World Long Drive championship with a bomb of 343 yards, using a driver with only 4.5 degrees of loft.

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Prairie Dunes, Tulsa CC to host 2014 NCAAs

The NCAA Championship sites for 2014 and 2015 have been announced. Prairie Dunes Golf Club in Hutchinson, Kan., will host the 2014 NCAA Men’s Division I Golf Championship, while Tulsa (Okla.) Country Club will host the 2014 women’s championship.

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Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses 2013

Rock Creek tops this list.

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Asia-Pacific Am to be played at Royal Melbourne in '14

The Asia-Pacific Amateur will leave the Asian for the first time in 2014, and for good reason. The tournament, conducted by Augusta National Golf Club, the R&A and the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation, is headed to historic Royal Melbourne in Australia.

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Guan, 14, leads Asia-Pacific Amateur

China’s Tianlang Guan, who turned 14 last week, shot 6-under 66 Thursday at Amata Spring Country Club to take the first-round lead at the Asia-Pacific Amateur. The tournament’s winner earns an invitation to the 2013 Masters.

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Notes: Disney tournament searching for a sponsor

Notebook: With the fall events taking on new importance for the 2013-14 season, the tournament at Disney is noticeably absent from the current schedule.

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Mickelson in position for 3rd HSBC Champions title

While Louis Oosthuizen and Adam Scott picked up first-round, 7-under 65s, it was the play of Phil Mickelson that captured the most attention on Thursday at the HSBC Champions.

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