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The Defining Shots of the Major Champions

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013 02:23 Saturday, 28 December 2013 02:05

Adam Scott

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Doug Ferguson (AP)

The putt that Adam Scott thinks about most wasn't the one that won him the Masters. The best shot Justin Rose hit at the U.S. Open didn't even stay on the green.

The majors were filled with great shots, even if they didn't produce the obvious outcome.

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Tiger’s Year Measured in World Ranking Points

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 December 2013 02:03 Saturday, 28 December 2013 01:58

Tiger Woods

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Doug Ferguson (AP)

Along with victories, money and scoring average, another way to measure the strength of a golf season is total world ranking points. Tiger Woods won that category, too, but just barely over Henrik Stenson. A closer look reveals it was not really that close.

Woods earned 488.75 points this year, only 3.65 points ahead of Stenson. Adam Scott was third, more than 100 points behind.

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Henrik Stenson Selected European Golfer of the Year

Saturday, 28 December 2013 01:28

Henrik Stenson

Canadian Press

LONDON (AP) — Henrik Stenson has been selected European golfer of the year after winning the money title and the U.S. PGA Tour's FedEx Cup.

The 37-year-old Stenson, who succeeded Rory McIlroy, is the first player from Sweden to win the award.

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Teen Sensation Lydia Ko Splits with Coach of 11 Years

Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013 02:31 Friday, 27 December 2013 02:28

Lydia Ko

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Teenage golf star Lydia Ko has split with the only coach she has had since she took up the sport as a 5-year-old.

Ko told Television New Zealand that she was sad to have ended her partnership with Guy Wilson, whom she called a great coach and friend. But she said she and her family had decided it would be impossible to continue the relationship because she will be based in the United States and he in New Zealand.

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Qualifiers for the 2014 Masters

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 22:51 Tuesday, 17 December 2013 22:46

Masters

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AUGUSTA, Georgia (AP) — The 90 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 78th Masters, to be played April 10-13, 2014, at Augusta National Golf Club. Players listed in only first category for which they are eligible.

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