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Stephanie Wei

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What We Lost When We Lost Payne Stewart

(8) Comments | Posted October 25, 2009 | 7:07 PM

2009-10-25-post7411512347930333.jpgToday, October 25, 2009, marks the 10-year anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed golfing great Payne Stewart, along with five others. It was merely four months after he won the US Open at Pinehurst. The image of his reaction -- his fist pumped...

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The (Final) FedEx Cup Breakdown

(1) Comments | Posted September 28, 2009 | 7:16 PM

After the first leg, I thought the FedEx Cup, the PGA Tour playoffs, really sucked and after the second, I said it was getting kinda interesting. Then, on the eve of the Tour Championship, I mentioned it might return to suck. Now the third edition of the...

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Y.E. YES! Yang Wins PGA Championship

(3) Comments | Posted August 16, 2009 | 10:35 PM

Let's give credit where credit is due: Y.E. Yang won the Wanamaker Trophy. Period. Many will say Tiger Woods "lost" the tournament. No. Yang hit the shots when it mattered and that's what wins major championships.

The final result was surprising -- simply...

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General Motors to Drop Sponsorship: Goodbye Buick Open

(10) Comments | Posted July 28, 2009 | 4:07 PM

Ah, more chatter about golf sponsors. This week’s Buick Open in Grand Blanc, Michigan, will be the last. Sources have reported that General Motors Co. is pulling out of its longtime sponsorship of the PGA Tour — one that dates back more than half a century.

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Tom Watson: the Legend Adds Another Chapter

(2) Comments | Posted July 22, 2009 | 12:49 AM

What a ride. What a thrilling, phenomenal, emotional, grueling yet friggin' heartrending ride. That's what you'll get from this wonderful game called golf. As you may have heard, Stewart Cink won the 138th edition of the British Open, beating 59-year-old legend Tom Watson in a four-hole playoff. It didn't end...

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Is Golf a "Real" Sport?

(4) Comments | Posted July 22, 2009 | 12:40 AM

At age 59, Tom Watson almost won the British Open. It took a playoff to beat an old fogey in a major championship. Imagine that! So I knew people would say that the outcome further validated the "golf isn't a sport" argument.

On Monday,

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The Undoing of LPGA Commissioner Carolyn Bivens

(7) Comments | Posted July 13, 2009 | 2:45 PM

LPGA Commissioner Carolyn Bivensofficially resigned today. Last week, Golfweek's Beth Ann Baldry broke the story that 15 of the Tour's most notable players, such as Lorena Ochoa, Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Morgan Pressel, Suzann Pettersen, Michelle Wie, Se Ri Pak and Natalie Gulbis, convened at the Jamie...

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