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Eight Championships Make For Nostalgic Opener At Pebble Beach

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 February 2015 23:04 Tuesday, 10 February 2015 18:31

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The eight trophies by the front entrance at Pebble Beach were impossible to miss.

Five Super Bowl trophies won by the San Franciso 49ers and three World Series trophies won by the San Francisco Giants greeted fans Tuesday morning at Pebble Beach and it was a fitting introduction to the Chevron Amateur Challenge where teams of current Giants champions teed off against a who’s who of 49ers legends.

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Jason Day Wins Farmers Insurance Open, Hadwin And Sloan Cash Cheques

Last Updated on Monday, 09 February 2015 10:04 Monday, 09 February 2015 01:26

by Alfie Lau
 

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Aussie Jason Day beat J.B. Holmes, 2014 Champion Scott Stallings and Harris English in a two-hole playoff to take the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.
 
Day benefited from a little luck, as his chip from behind the 18th green during regulation stopped just before rolling into Devlin’s Billabong, the water hazard fronting the par-5 finisher.

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All New Experiences For Ryan Williams In 2015

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 February 2015 12:38 Sunday, 08 February 2015 12:18

by Alfie Lau
 

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It doesn’t take a math major to figure out three winners out of 131 hopeful golfers leaves a lot more losers than winners.
 
Those were the odds 33-year-old Ryan Williams faced by trying to Monday qualify for the 2015 Waste Management Open at the party-crazed TPC Scottsdale during Super Bowl Week.

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The Wild And The Wacky At San Diego’s Farmers Insurance Open

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 21:42 Saturday, 07 February 2015 21:06

by Alfie Lau
 

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It’s not often a Florida Gator pulls up a chair beside you, takes the sports section of the San Diego Union-Tribune, and calmly reads it with his feet up on your desk.
 
Welcome to College Day at the Farmers Insurance Open, where each player is encouraged to display their college logo on their caddy bibs and donations are made to each college program that participates.

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Hadwin Moves Up Saturday Leaderboard, Sloan Falls Back

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 14:14 Saturday, 07 February 2015 13:59

by Alfie Lau
 

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The last two Canadians in the field at the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego had wildly different days despite both teeing off amongst the earliest groups.
 
Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin was in the first group off the first tee, as the PGA TOUR decided to go with the horseshoe start with a two-tee start in case of fog delays.

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