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Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014 20:48 Tuesday, 08 April 2014 20:23

Masters

Canadian Press

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AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB

MASTERS TOURNAMENT

Site: Augusta, Ga.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: Augusta National Golf Club (7,435 yards, par 72).

Purse: TBA ($8 million in 2013). Winner's share: TBA ($1.44 million in 2013).

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Lexi Thomspon Wins Kraft Nabisco

Last Updated on Monday, 07 April 2014 01:19 Monday, 07 April 2014 01:12

Lexi Thompson

Canadian Press

John Nicholson (AP)

RANCHO MIRAGE, California — Lexi Thompson went after it at the Kraft Nabisco Championship, smashing driver on every hole she could. Michelle Wie reined in her power, hitting conservative fairway-metal stingers and only occasionally letting loose with the driver.

Thompson ended up cannonballing into Poppie's Pond in the traditional victory leap, while Wie was left to wonder about her strategy.

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LPGA Tour Boss ‘Disappointed’ with Golf Digest

Last Updated on Monday, 07 April 2014 09:03 Monday, 07 April 2014 00:38

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Golf Canada

LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in on Golf Digest’s provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky.

The cover photo shows Gretzky in skintight capris and a bra.

Known for provocative pictures on her social media accounts, Gretzky is former hockey star Wayne Gretzky’s daughter and PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson’s fiancee.

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Ailing Suzann Pettersen Out of Kraft Nabisco

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 00:19 Wednesday, 02 April 2014 00:17

Suzann Pettersen

Canadian Press

RANCHO MIRAGE, California (AP) — Second-ranked Suzann Pettersen withdrew from the Kraft Nabisco Championship because of an aggravated disk in her back.

The Norwegian also withdrew last week before the Kia Classic in Carlsbad.

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Anna Nordqvist Rallies to Win Kia Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 March 2014 22:51 Sunday, 30 March 2014 22:38

Anna Nordqvist

Canadian Press

Jay Paris (AP)

CARLSBAD, California — Anna Nordqvist rallied to win the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara for her second victory in her last four LPGA Tour starts.

Two strokes behind leaders Cristie Kerr and Lizette Salas entering the round, Nordqvist closed with her second straight 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Salas.

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