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Column: Tiger at Pebble Beach foreshadowing of things to come

For loyal golf enthusiasts and even the casual observer, there are few things more exciting than a stellar, dominant round of golf from Tiger Woods.

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Column: Tiger Woods should take his time getting healthy

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Tiger Woods play to the best of his abilities. Excluding one magnificent week at the Masters this year, he hasn’t been at his best since that memorable 2008 U.S. Open he won at Torrey Pines on a bum leg.

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Women’s Golf: Bobcats aspire to improve short game

After a promising start at the Cardinal Classic, the Bobcats fell out of the top spot to tie for sixth place.

The women finished the second round with a score of 32-over 320, bringing their final score to a 41-over 617. They tied with Bowling Green, who scored 23-over 311 during the first round and 18-over 306 during the second round.

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Men’s Golf: Rain rounds out tournament

Rain canceled the final round of the John Piper Intercollegiate Tuesday, but it didn’t dampen the hopes for the rest of the Bobcats’ season.

“I want us to keep getting better, and I think we’re headed in the right direction,” said Ohio U. head coach Bob Cooley.

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SMC Golf: Belles prepared to win third MIAA Jamboree

After a third place finish at the Fall Preview in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla., the No. 5 Belles will refocus their attention to conference play today in the third of four MIAA Jamborees. No. 12 Olivet will play host at the Medalist Golf Course.

Saint Mary’s coach Mark Hamilton said that there are distinct advantages to a quick turnaround such as this, as well as the more obvious disadvantages.

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Men’s Golf: Home invitational results in another second-place finish

Two tournaments into the season and the Irish are still searching for their first win after another second place finish Tuesday. After a close runner-up finish at the College of Charleston Invitational, U. Notre Dame entered the Fighting Irish Golf Classic at the Warren Golf Course this week looking to defend last year’s first place but finished runner-up to No. 15 Iowa.

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U. Notre Dame Women’s Golf: Conway, Park look to lead in tournament

Leading the Irish as they prepare to step back onto the course this weekend are two familiar faces who are no stranger to the success the Irish have achieved in the last few years. Seniors Katie Conway and So-Hyun Park hope to use their experience to lead the Notre Dame team to a higher level of play this year, and they are just the people to do so.

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Men’s Golf: Freshman Platt adapts well to Division I competition

While Niall Platt admits there’s a learning curve as he transitions from tiny Laguna Blanca School in Santa Barbara, Calif., to Division I golf at U. Notre Dame, it’s tough to find evidence of one.

After playing most tournaments solo throughout his high school career, Platt was excited by the opportunity to play with a group of teammates who share his talents.

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U. Notre Dame Cross Country: Both teams claim invite victories

Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams captured their respective National Catholic Invitational titles Friday at the U. Notre Dame Golf Course.

The men’s team claimed its 21st victory since the inception of the race in 1980. The team finished with 35 points, which was enough to stay ahead of second place Marquette, who concluded with 76 points. Bellarmine U. captured both Division II titles.

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