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Alex Miceli

Contributing Writer (PGA Tour)

Alex Miceli is a Golfweek senior writer. A native of Chicago, Miceli earned a BA at Southern Illinois University in 1981 and a JD from the University of Baltimore in 1990. Founder of in 1993, Miceli has primarily covered the PGA Tour since 1996 and is an analyst on Golf Channel’s “The Approach with Callaway Golf.” 
• First set of clubs: Ping Karsten One’s. Bought them used in 1980 when I really got the golf bug.
• Favorite golf course:  Old Course at St. Andrews. Every time you play it, the game becomes more a part of you.
• First car: Dodge Coronet 440. Wow, was it fast.
• Dream foursome: Winston Churchill, General George Patton and Bobby Jones

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Dustin Johnson adviser accused of embezzlement

Nat Hardwick, a board member for the Dustin Johnson Foundation, has resigned from the Atlanta law firm of Morris Hardwick Schneider after accusations of embezzlement and fraud related to his former firm's ownership of LandCastle.

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Mickelson cranks up his game for Tour's finish line

Phil Mickelson, currently 57th on the FedEx Cup points list, is ready to make a run to the Tour Championship, first with a solid finish this week at TPC Boston.

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Maybe it's best for Woods to go solo, instructors say

Tiger Woods' next instructor should be Tiger Woods, according to some of the game's top instructors.

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Smith advances to U.S. Am quarters for first time

Nathan Smith continued his run through the U.S. Amateur on Thursday afternoon, knocking off Byron Meth in 21 holes to move into the quarterfinals for the first time.

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Smith knocks off McIver to advance at U.S. Am

Nathan Smith, 36, advances to the Round of 16 with 4-and-3 victory over Brandon McIver on Thursday at the U.S. Amateur.

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Miceli: In stepping aside, Woods steps up

When Tiger Woods pulled his name from consideration for the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup team, it clearly had to be a difficult decision for the injured 14-time major winner based on his recent comments.

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Smith outlasts top seed to advance at U.S. Am

36-year-old mid-amateur Nathan Smith outlasted the top-seeded Lee McCoy in 19 holes to advance to the Round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur.

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Mid-Am champ McCoy DQ'd over scorecard

A troublesome double bogey during the U.S. Amateur became disastrous for Mid-Amateur champ Mike McCoy when he instead signed for a bogey and was disqualified because of the mistake.

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Notes: PGA’s questionable timing; Perry's flashback; more

While the final round of the 2014 PGA Championship was one of the most compelling and entertaining rounds in decades, Sunday at Valhalla was also fraught with questions.

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Miceli: Watson has reason to pass on Woods

Captain Tom Watson praised the nine players who made the U.S. Ryder Cup team after Sunday's final round of the PGA Championship -- but the 10,000-pound elephant in the room was Tiger Woods' status.

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