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  • Woods, Fowler In Field For Charity Event

    Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler headline the field for this year’s Notah Begay Challenge, set for Aug. 29 at Atunyote Golf Club near Verona, N.Y. The best-ball format event features U.S. and Asian players and fights obesity and diabetes among Native American children. Woods and Begay were roommates at Stanford. Other professional players in the field i ...

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  • Pete Dye: The Last Living Design Legend

    Legendary architect still going strong at 86 By Lance Hanlin, lhanlin@golfersguide.com Pete Dye became a golf course architect almost by default. At 35, he was running a successful insurance business in Indianapolis when he received a call from a local farmer that wanted to build a course south of the city. “He wanted to know if I could find some ...

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  • University of Alabama Freshman Wins Haskins Award

    Justin Thomas picked up a golf club for the first time when he was 18 months old, competed in a tournament when he was 6 years old and played in an event away from home when he was 8. Now, as a 19-year-old freshman at the University of Alabama, he is the winner of the 2012 Haskins Award, an honor reserved for the nation's top collegiate golfer. The winner w ...

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  • Simpson Earns Berth In PGA Grand Slam Of Golf

    Webb Simpson, who captured the 112th U.S. Open at the Olympic Club on June 17 by one stroke over Graeme McDowell and Michael Thompson, has become the second player to earn a berth in the 30th PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Simpson will join Masters Champion Bubba Watson and this year's other major champions, Oct. 22-24, in Bermuda at Port Royal Golf Course. The ...

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  • EWGA Championship Series Semifinals Set

    EWGA, an organization enabling current and aspiring business and professional women to connect through golf, will host its 17th Annual Championship Series starting this month. The event is the world's largest women's amateur golf competition. More than 2,400 women will participate in the championship series, which starts with individual chapter championship ...

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  • Simpson keeps his cool, wins U.S. Open

    Webb Simpson showed the poise of a U.S. Open champion on Sunday, beating several tested champions on a fog-filled Sunday at Olympic Club in San Francisco. The 26-year-old even kept his cool during an unusual trophy presentation afterwards. While being interviewed by Bob Costas, a fan dressed in a Union Jack stocking cap unexpectedly stepped in front of t ...

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  • Sea Pines Resort to Host Els for Autism Golf Challenge

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Sea Pines Resort, home of the PGA Tour's RBC Heritage, will host the “Els for Autism Golf Challenge” benefiting the Els for Autism Foundation on Harbour Town Golf Links, Sept. 10. Spearheaded by PGA Tour player Ernie Els and his wife Liezl, the Els for Autism Foundation helps children worldwide living with the disor ...

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  • Fans Vote Fowler Top PGA Tour Player For May

    Wells Fargo Championship winner Rickie Fowler was voted May’s PGA Tour Player of the Month, based on PGATour.com fan voting. After winning the first event of the month at Quail Hollow, Fowler tied for second in the Players Championship on May 13 and tied for fifth in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial on May 27. Matt Kuchar finished second i ...

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  • Longtime Heritage Tournament Information Director Arnie Burdick Dies at 92

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- For spectators and television viewers, the Harbour Town lighthouse is the symbol of the Heritage golf tournament. But for those who make the Heritage media center their home away from home for a week each April, Arnie Burdick has been just as much of a fixture as the candy-striped tower beyond the 18th green. Burdick, the longt ...

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  • Fans Vote Watson PGA Tour's Top Player for April

    Master champion Bubba Watson wasn’t in the Wells Fargo Championship last week at Quail Hollow. You won’t see him in the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass this week, either. After finishing tied for 18th place in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on April 29, Watson has decided to take it easy in the month of May. ...

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