CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- Australian teenager Jake Higginbottom became the first amateur to win the BMW New Zealand Open since Harry Berwick in 1956, closing with a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory Sunday.
Imagine if Augusta National Golf Club tried to trademark the name of the town, Augusta, or if the Yankees tried to trademark New York.
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Being the No. 1 player in the world has its perks. Stacy Lewis has been bombarded with interview requests in the days following her win at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup, a victory that propelled her into the top spot in the World Rankings. She also has more partnership opportunities.
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Arnold Palmer bought Bay Hill because he loved the course, and created a kingdom by being a man of the people. The PGA Tour returns this week to Palmer's trademark big smiles and hearty handshakes – and Kate Upton!
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Arnold Palmer bought Bay Hill Club & Lodge because he loved the golf course and wanted it for his own, not having any idea where it all would lead.
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In a RyderCup.com video exclusive, Tom Watson explains the thinking behind his decision to reduce the number of captain's picks to three, and talks about a variety of other topics related to the 2014 Ryder Cup.
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Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson will be spending two weeks in a row in Georgia.
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Who's winning our Driver Derby? Click here to see!
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In recent years, we've enjoyed seeing Nike Golf's ''apparel scripts'' – the outfits the Swoosh staff players wear in the majors.
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See Streelman's bag
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At the tender age of 19, Jordan Spieth has earned a spot on the PGA Tour for the rest of the year. In doing so, he's proved that, even with the new qualifying system, a few special players can jump right to the big leagues.
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Except for the size and noise level of the crowd, and the significance of the stage, the moment was reminiscent of 17-year-old Justin Rose chipping in on the final hole at Royal Birkdale in 1998 to tie for fourth in the British Open.
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Many prominent golf companies, players and PGA instructors regularly take to Twitter to talk about their equipment and other aspects of their game.
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Sunday was a busy day in golf, with Kevin Streelman getting his long-awaited breakthrough win on the PGA Tour, Stacy Lewis taking over as the top-ranked player in the women's game, David Frost going wire-to-wire at the Toshiba Classic – and, hopefully, a whole lot of you getting out
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Stacy Lewis used a two-shot penalty as a motivational tool to win on Sunday and become the No. 1 player in the world. You will play better too, says PGA Professional Jenny Judd, if you turn your penalties into positives.
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Penalties happen in golf. For the average player, it’s difficult to go an entire round without getting at least one “freebie” or two -- strokes you didn’t actually make, but ones you earned through the magic of the rule book.
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What equipment did Kevin Streelman and last week's other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to check out the gear that earned them the big checks for the week of March 17:
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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - David Frost won the Toshiba Classic on Sunday, shooting a 65 to defeat Fred Couples by five strokes and tie the tournament record of 19-under 194 set by Jay Haas in 2007.
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PHOENIX -- Stacy Lewis won the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday to jump to No. 1 in the world, taking advantage of Ai Miyazato's collapse on the 16th hole.
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