When scores go north, it’s often a fight to bounce back

March 28th, 2012

It was a beautiful day when Stewart Cink stepped on the first tee and prepared to launch his opening shot at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The sky was blue, the wind was still and the future was bright.

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Watson, wife adopt baby boy

March 28th, 2012

Bubba Watson and his wife, Angie, announced they are new parents. The couple adopted a boy two days ago, sharing the news on Twitter.

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Daily Wrap-up: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Round 3

March 25th, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. — Even with a bizarre sequence of events that cost Tiger Woods a comfortable lead Saturday, he walked off the 18th green at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard as close as he has ever been to ending 30 months without a PGA TOUR victory.

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Weekend has different feel with Tiger atop leaderboard

March 24th, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. — For the first time in a long time, there was an old familiar look and feel going around Bay Hill Lodge and Club on Friday. Call it a vibe, an unmistakable buzz. It was electric and it was on the wind, blowing through the magnolias, stirring the Spanish moss on the live oak trees.

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Watson and Rose shine, McIlroy struggles

March 20th, 2012

Big-hitting Bubba Watson and Justin Rose played together and made it a day to remember in Miami.

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What they said: Bobby Clampett

March 17th, 2012

MORE: Toshiba Classic transcript archive DAVE SENKO: Bobby, thanks for joining us, a great start 6-under 65 including four birdies on the back 9 and no bogeys. Maybe just talk about your day.

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Watson’s WGC-Cadillac loss can’t be termed as a choke

March 15th, 2012

Of all the things Bubba Watson did last Sunday at the TPC Blue Monster — and there were some wild ones even by his standards — the one thing he did not do was choke. That ought to spark some disagreement from folks who like to apply the c-word to every wayward shot and missed putt a touring pro has under pressure, but let’s examine what Watson did during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship and see if it fits into the true definition of the word.

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Bubba Watson driving toward 4th win

March 15th, 2012

For the last two days, Bubba Watson has more or less had his way with a Doral course rendered all but obsolete by today’s professional golf standards. He has bombed himself onto par-5s, gouged wedge after wedge onto par-4s and made a pink-headed driver look more than manly. He has gone 15 under par over the last 36 holes and made a once-vaunted course look like a pitch-and-putt.

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Tiger Woods chasing Bubba Watson in fourth round a Doral

March 11th, 2012

Tiger Woods will play with Webb Simpson at 2 p.m. EDT on Sunday. Tiger Woods will need to find the same magic he did a week ago today, and then hope for the Blue Monster to scare those in front of him at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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Bubba Watson grabs three-stroke lead in Doral

March 11th, 2012

The TPC Blue Monster at Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 50 years old and about to get a facelift, took out its wind dentures and plopped down to rest Saturday. In came the kids, playfully pouncing all over the Monster, as kids will do on a Saturday morning. Birdies, eagles, putts dropping like Indiana free throws all over the third round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship.

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