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Allen Shoots 67 To Win Gulf Resort Classic

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 March 2013 23:56 Sunday, 24 March 2013 23:22

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SAUCIER, Mississipi -- Michael Allen was stunned for a second, staring at the 4-foot par putt he missed on the 18th hole that dropped him into a tie with Bernhard Langer for the lead at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.

Then he felt the whipping wind -- gusting to 30 mph at times -- hitting him the face. Maybe he wasn't in such a bad spot after all.

"It was very, very tough to judge the wind out there," Allen said.

Sure enough, the 54-year-old was back on the 18th green celebrating about 45 minutes later.

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PGA Tour Video: Nicholas Thompson Escapes A Watery Grave

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 March 2013 23:12 Sunday, 24 March 2013 22:41

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There have certainly been some amazing shots over the years involving water hazards.

Perhaps the freshest in many people's minds and one of the better shots you'll see, especially considering the circumstances, was Bill Haas' beauty from the 'mud flats' in a playoff for the 2011Tour Championship.

Looks like he may have started a trend. At least one Tour player seems to have taken some inspiration from Haas' heroics.

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Thunderstorm Stops Tiger’s March At Bay Hill

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 March 2013 19:59 Sunday, 24 March 2013 19:39

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Doug Ferguson (AP Golf Writer)

ORLANDO, Florida -- Moments after Tiger Woods made a 10-foot birdie putt on the second hole, a vicious thunderstorm packing gusts that topped out at 62 mph interrupted the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational and wiped out play until Monday.

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Garcia Plays A Shot From Up In A Tree At Bay Hill

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 March 2013 19:29 Sunday, 24 March 2013 19:17

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Doug Ferguson (AP Golf Writer)

ORLANDO, Florida -- Sergio Garcia provided an amazing highlight Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational when he climbed some 15 feet into an oak tree and played a shot back out to the fairway.

"First, I went up there to identify the ball and then saw that I could make the shot with just one hand," Garcia said on his website. "Luckily, it went well."

The rest of the day did not.

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From The Fringe Video: Graham DeLaet and Chad Campbell's Once In A Lifetime Hole At Bay Hill

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 March 2013 18:42 Sunday, 24 March 2013 18:32

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In the second round of the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, Graham DeLaet and Chad Campbell showed the par-five 6th hole why they’re pros.

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