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WGC-Cadillac Championship Names United Way of Miami-Dade as Official Charity

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014 02:52 Thursday, 18 December 2014 00:39

World Golf Championships-Cadillac ChampionshipDORAL, Florida (PGA TOUR) — World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship tournament officials today pledged $2.5 million over the next 10 years to United Way of Miami-Dade, making the organization the official primary charity of the Cadillac Championship, beginning in 2015. Tournament officials also announced that nearly $1 million was generated for South Florida charities as a result of the 2014 event. The ceremony took place at the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education in preparation for the best players in the world coming to Trump National Doral on March 4-8, 2015.

The announcement was made by Mayor of Miami-Dade Carlos Gimenez; PGA TOUR President of Championship Management David Pillsbury; Cadillac Championship General Manager Andres Gaviria; Cadillac Championship Tournament Chairman Butch Buchholz; Zone Manager of Cadillac Todd Newsome; United Way Board Chair Gene Schaefer and President and CEO of United Way Harve A. Mogul.

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By the Numbers: Top 10 Shots from the 2014 PGA Tour Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:33 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:29

altCheck out the top 10 shots from the 2014 PGA Tour season, featuring clutch approaches, incredible hole-outs and amazing recovery shots from players like Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, and Rory McIlroy.

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FTF Video: ‘Tis the Season for BubbaClaus

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:27 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:19

altIt wouldn’t be the holiday season without an appearance from BubbaClaus, the December alter-ego of PGA TOUR player Bubba Watson.

Watson’s BubbaClaus tradition, which includes an annual 12-day social media giveaway to his Twitter followers, has been going strong for years, but he has stepped things up a notch this year, issuing a rap video with friend and artist Thi’sl.

Enjoy.

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A Season Only Seems Long When It Never Ends

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:09 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 18:55

Tommy Fleetwood

Canadian Press

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The idea that the PGA Tour calendar is too full depends on how you look at the calendar.

In this new world of the wraparound season, it seems as though golf never ends. There was a three-week break between the end of one season (Tour Championship) and the start of another (Frys.com Open). And then the PGA Tour takes a seven-week break before resuming the new season in Kapalua.

But is that much different from 10 years ago?

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From the Fairway: Tree Falls on Pebble Beach’s 18th Hole

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 06:38 Sunday, 14 December 2014 06:31

Pebble Beach TreeThe severe storm battering Northern California had an impact on one of the nation’s iconic courses.

One of the two cypress trees that stand in the landing area of Pebble Beach’s 18th fairway was felled by the storm. It will not be replaced until after the 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, RJ Harper, executive vice president golf and retail for the Pebble Beach Company, told GolfDigest.com. The TOUR plays at Pebble Beach on February 12-15, 2015.

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