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Swafford Closes Fast to Win CareerBuilder Challenge

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With half a dozen players bunched at the top of the leaderboard of the CareerBuilder Challenge it looked like extra holes would keep some players from watching the NFL Playoffs. But Hudson Swafford is a big fan of the Atlanta Falcons and he wasn’t ready to miss his team try to get to their second Super Bowl. Swafford called a blitz coming down the stretch and he birdied three of his last four holes to pull ahead and eek out… Continue Reading

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Brendon Todd Takes Byron Nelson Championship

by Jeff Skinner Mike Weir’s dream come true comeback was put on hold today by Brendon Todd who out lasted Weir to win the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Weir has been valiantly trying to regain his Masters winning form that has been taken from him due to multiple injuries. But he’ll have to wait at least another week before he can try and win for the first time since 2007. Instead, the dream come true belonged to the 28 year… Continue Reading

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Billy Payne, Augusta National’s Radical Chairman

by Jeff Skinner The fascination with The Masters and Augusta National grows deeper each year.  Watching that tournament each spring feeds the imagination of any golfer worth their Titleists.  Doesn’t it get better each year? Some will say that Bubba Watson’s victory was anti-climatic and indeed he wasn’t really challenged on the closing nine.  But there were aspects of this Masters that still made it a memorable one.  And while The Masters cherishes its traditions like no other tournament there… Continue Reading

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Rookie Henley Wins in Debut at Sony Open

by Jeff Skinner This winning stuff on the PGA Tour is pretty easy, just ask Russell Henley.  To get to the PGA Tour he followed a simple formula.  All he did was earn first team All America at the University of Georgia and win the Fred Haskins Award as the nation’s most outstanding golfer.  Then he got into a Web.com Tour event on a sponsor’s exemption and then proceeded to win it, as an amateur.   He went on to play… Continue Reading

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Russell Henley: Nationwide Tour ‘Graduate’

by Jeff Skinner The player having the biggest week in professional golf this week won’t be cashing a check.  Amateur and University of Georgia senior, Russell Henley managed a rare feat: he became only the second amateur to win on the Nationwide Tour as he bettered the field at The Stadion Classic at UGA.  Henley was playing his home course on a sponsor’s exemption and he certainly made the most of it. The three time All-American has plenty of game. … Continue Reading

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