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Man Pleads Guilty in Hole-in-One Prize Case

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 01:21 Wednesday, 09 October 2013 01:13

Kevin Kolenda

Canadian Press

Mike Baker

SEATTLE, Washington (AP) — A businessman accused of failing to pay golfers for their hole-in-one prizes has pleaded guilty in Washington state to three felonies.

Kevin Kolenda, 55, of Norwalk, Conn., pleaded guilty Friday two counts of selling insurance without a license and one count of first-degree theft. He will be sentenced in the coming months, with each count having a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.

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PGA Tour Season Gets Underway This Week At The Frys.com Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 01:00 Wednesday, 09 October 2013 00:54

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Doug Ferguson

SAN MARTIN, California (AP) — The PGA Tour season gets underway this week at the Frys.com Open, the first time the tour has gone to a wraparound season. And while the field might not look that strong on paper, odds are that will change.

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From The Fairway: This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 00:36 Wednesday, 09 October 2013 00:25

Frys.com Open

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FRYS.COM OPEN

Site: San Martin, Calif.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: CordeValle Golf Club (7,379 yards, par 71).

Purse: $5 million. Winner's share: $900,000.

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Tiger Watch: Woods’ Quiet Day Turns Busy As He Clinches Cup

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 00:16 Wednesday, 09 October 2013 00:05

Tiger Woods

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Rusty Miller

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Nobody figured that Tiger Woods, bad back and all, would have to hit a meaningful shot on Sunday at the Presidents Cup.

The International side made sure he had to.

Woods took the lead over the unheralded Richard Sterne with a par at the 16th hole and then had to lag a long birdie putt to within a foot to clinch the United States' fifth consecutive Presidents Cup victory, 18½-15 ½ over the International side.

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Americans Make 5 in a Row at Presidents Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 07 October 2013 00:41 Monday, 07 October 2013 00:30

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Doug Ferguson

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Fred Couples, the coolest guy in golf, never really looked that way until he stood on the edge of the 18th fairway Sunday and saw everything going his way.

The Americans needed only one more point to win the Presidents Cup.

And there was Tiger Woods, who has a history of delivering the winning point, in the middle of the fairway at Muirfield Village, where he has won a record five times.

The Presidents Cup ended just the way it always does.

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