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    Tweets of the week: Rare scores, Tiger’s ball, Bubba’s new irons, Rory’s repose

    Jim Furyk’s second-round 59 at the BMW Championship was certainly the most significant golf story of the week. That is, until Tiger Woods found himself playing a starring role in yet another rules-related drama. But really, Jim...

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  • Tiger Woods ball moved BMW Championship 2013
    What’s Tiger’s story and do we believe it?

    A day after being assessed a two-stroke penalty for hitting a ball which he caused to move, Tiger Woods gutted out a five-under-par 66 in the third round of the BMW Championship. With a birdie on the...

    • Posted 215 days ago
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    McIlroy’s miserable 2013 season is over

    In a fitting coup de gras, Rory McIlroy fired his highest-ever two-round total on American soil (77-78)  at Conway Farms, placing him dead last in the field of 70 at the BMW Championship. Thus, the 24-year-old is...

    • Posted 216 days ago
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  • Tiger v. Rory
    Tiger and Rory to once again square off in China

    Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy (arguably the two biggest names in golf) will stage a rematch of their inaugural match up in China on Oct. 28 in the most epic way possible; a face-to-face event at the...

    • Posted 216 days ago
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  • TaylorMade SpeedBlade irons spotlight 420x470
    TaylorMade doubles down with SpeedBlade

    TaylorMade’s CEO, Mark King, said the company has changed the dynamics of the iron business. The company’s Executive Vice President of Product Development, Sean Toulon, said it’s the biggest advancement in golf equipment since woods became “metal...

    • Posted 220 days ago
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    Singer: The coolest names in golf

    This is important. Well, maybe not really. I suppose you could argue there are more important things going on in the world of golf. WGC events, major championships, Tiger’s health, the FedEx Cup, a guy in Alberta getting...

    • Posted 222 days ago
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  • Ye Wo-cheng
    Ye unable to repeat Guan’s Masters success

    Thirteen-year-old Ye Wo-cheng signed for rounds of 78 and 76 at the Omega European Masters, beating just two players in the 153-player field. Before the event, Miguel Angel Jimenez, a spry 48 years of age, indicated his displeasure...

    • Posted 223 days ago
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  • Henrik Stenson’s return to top form

    Henrik Stenson will be teeing it up next week at the BMW Championship in the No. 1 spot on the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup rankings. This is no surprise if you weren’t paying attention to golf for...

    • Posted 224 days ago
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  • Yocha DeHe course review
    Course Review: Cache Creek Casino Resort (Yocha Dehe)

    I can’t say enough about Indian Casino Golf Properties. I have played a number of them and have yet to find one sub-standard or disappointing. If you are looking for one of the best that you will...

    • Posted 224 days ago
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  • LosLogos4E spotlight
    Course review: Los Lagos Golf Club

    They say that great things come in small packages. That’s because there are limited-size 18-hole golf courses that are definitely worth playing. You don’t have to do golf layouts in the 7,000-yard-plus range to enjoy the whole...

    • Posted 225 days ago
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  • Tiger Woods
    Can Tiger handle the pressure? The last two FedEx Cup events will be a clue

    Tiger Woods ended an ordinary second week of the FedEx Cup playoffs with his tied worst finish of the year, a tied 65th. Unfortunately for Tiger, his solid opening two rounds were cancelled out by a poor...

    • Posted 226 days ago
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    True or False: Golf radar systems are ruining golf?

    Last week, Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee went on the offensive against radar launch monitors, claiming that they were “ruining golf.” Chamblee said that radar systems (like Trackman and Flightscope) were promoting two different swings, one for...

    • Posted 230 days ago
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  • Golf Fight Alberta
    Golf Fight! Golfer gets KO’d in Alberta

    Warning: This video contains explicit language Warning: This video contains explicit language I had a high school friend who wrestled in the winter and golfed in the summer. He wanted to find a way to combine the...

    • Posted 231 days ago
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  • Whistling Straits
    Whistling Straits: The perfect course for a father-son trip

    Like many siblings born into a golfing family, my brother and I have always had a healthy rivalry with our dad on the golf course. His dominance during our childhood has faded some with our transition to...

    • Posted 231 days ago
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  • Golf Training Aids
    Simple Aids To Help Cut Your Handicap? Do They Work?

    Are you a high handicapper? Are you working on your game? Do you want to be able to fix your swing without spending piles of money on instruction? I am too, so I decided I would take...

    • Posted 231 days ago
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    Taking time to enjoy the game

    There are times in life that prove monumental — moments of enlightenment that can alter perspective or outlook. For golfers, maybe it’s a shot, or a swing thought. A feel, or a sound, when everything clicks, even...

    • Posted 234 days ago
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  • PGA Village
    An overlooked golfing destination: PGA Village

    From Destin to Miami, with Orlando in between, Florida is filled with an abundance of great golfing destinations. With so many options to choose from, however, it is easy for some courses and resorts to be overshadowed...

    • Posted 234 days ago
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  • U.S. Open - Round One
    Is there legal recourse against the anchored putter ban?

    Barring a position reversal by the governing bodies of golf or a dramatic legal challenge to the anchoring rule, the anchored stroke will no longer be permitted at any level on Jan. 1, 2016. The anchoring ban...

    • Posted 235 days ago
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  • Quiet Please
    Yabba Dabba please shut up

    “Get in the hole!” That’s how it started, innocently enough, and not in an obnoxious way. If we peel back the evolution of post-shot yelling on the PGA Tour all the way to the beginning, the pre-cambrian...

    • Posted 237 days ago
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  • Barney Adams
    Barney Adams Wants To Keep The Golfers We Have

    There was a time in his professional career when Barney Adams sat near the top of the golf industry. His Tight Lies clubs were the darling of the industry and his eponymous company was growing at a...

    • Posted 237 days ago
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  • Trackman Nine-Hole Playing Test
    TrackMan/FlightScope are more than teaching tools

    Are golf radar systems like Trackman and FlightScope just for club fitting and working on swing mechanics? To me, they’re much more than that. They’re amazing tools for developing players. There’s a belief that Trackman and FlightScope...

    • Posted 239 days ago
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    What does it take to be a golf prodigy? These four amateurs are setting the bar high

    Eighteen-year-old Matt Fitzpatrick won the most important tournament in amatuer golf last weekend, the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship. And that’s not all the soon-to-be freshman at Northwestern University achieved this summer — he was the low amatuer...

    • Posted 240 days ago
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    The Barclays: Picks and Preview

    The PGA Tour Playoffs are here! Thus begins Brandt Snedeker’s FedExCup defense, as the top 123 golfers in the FedExCup points list (Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker are sitting this one out) head to Paul Fireman’s much-maligned Liberty...

    • Posted 240 days ago
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  • Sadlowski Golf Channel
    Sadlowski once again breaks the Golf Channel’s simulator

    By now the majority of you have probably seen the video that went viral of world long drive champion Jamie Sadlowski bombing a drive through the Golf Channel’s simulator and the wooden wall behind it (if you...

    • Posted 241 days ago
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  • Todd White
    USGA Reveals Final Five Names For 2013 U.S. Walker Cup Team

    The USGA has released the names of the remaining five members of the 2013 U.S. Walker Cup side. In July, Patrick Rodgers, Cory Whitsett, Max Homa, Michael Kim and Justin Thomas were named to the team. On...

    • Posted 242 days ago
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    Five who could surprise in the FedExCup Playoffs

    The FedExCup Playoffs begins this week at The Barclays at Liberty National Golf Course in Jersey City, N.J. There’s talk that two-time FedExCup champion Tiger Woods will leverage his 766-point lead to another title, but Tiger’s dominance...

    • Posted 242 days ago
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    Crane squeaks in the FedExCup Playoffs: See the other movers

    This week’s season-ender, the Wyndham Championship, may have looked like a low-key event compared to the fireworks at the season’s last major, the PGA Championship. But there was plenty on the line for many Tour players this...

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  • The most important putts to make

    Back in May, I felt that Tiger Woods was Statistically Primed For the U.S. Open. Tiger had just come off his fourth victory for the year, and was using a very conservative tee shot strategy — hitting...

    • Posted 246 days ago
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    Ranking the 2013 major championships: The significance of each victory

    When Jason Dufner gently tapped in his final putt at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club, he both secured his first major victory and ended the 2013 major season. Dufner’s cruise-control final-round 68 made the...

    • Posted 247 days ago
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  • US Senior Open Championship - Round Three
    Norman offered job as Fox golf analyst

    The Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week” (for reasons beyond my understanding) often grabs a lot of attention and interest. Well, the world of golf may soon have its own Shark weeks and, more importantly, Shark weekends. Greg Norman...

    • Posted 250 days ago
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