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Watson to cover General Lee's Confederate flag

Bubba Watson, owner of the General Lee car from the late 1970s TV show "Dukes of Hazzard" has decided to paint over the Confederate flag that adorns the top of the widely recognizable vehicle.

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Greenbrier aces yield $192,400 payday for crowd

Being a spectator at a golf tournament has never been as profitable as it was during Thursday's opening round of the Greenbrier Classic -- and it could get even better.

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Kieffer leads way in storm-shortened first round

Maximilian Kieffer of Germany was leading at 4 under par with four holes to play when the first round of the French Open was suspended for the day because of thunderstorms Thursday.

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Howard: Serena, Spieth feel Grand Slam heat

Grand Slam and Triple Crown chases are a big deal, as Serena Williams and Jordan Spieth are learning, but the hype is one reason such feats are so rare in any sport, Johnette Howard writes.

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PGA, LPGA distance themselves from Trump

Four golf organizations that have tournaments scheduled at Donald Trump courses do not share his views and released a joint statement to say so Wednesday.

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Dobyns edges Polland for PGA Professional win

Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship.

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Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's

Peter Oosterhuis announced that he has early onset Alzheimer's disease in Golf World's digital magazine Monday with the hope the news can bring attention and raise money toward finding a cure.

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Watson: I'll paint over Confederate flag

Golfer Bubba Watson announced that he's decided to paint over the Confederate flag that adorns the General Lee car from the TV show "Dukes of Hazzard." Watson bought the car at auction several years ago for $110,000. Watson: 'All men ARE created equal'

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Aces pay off for spectators

The Greenbrier Classic has a stipulation that any ticket holder seated at the par-3 18th hole earn cash for the first three holes-in-one for the week. The opening round yielded two, resulting in $192,400 being handed out. 'A lot of new friends on 18'

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Tiger shoots 4 under at Greenbrier

Tiger Woods, who is 4 shots back of the lead after posting 7 birdies, on his opening round: "I feel like I left a lot of opportunities out there...I hit the ball better than what my score indicates."

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bubba watson @bubbawatson

All men ARE created equal, I believe that so I will be painting the American flag over the roof of the General Lee #USA

espn @espn

#TBT to 1998, when Ken Griffey Jr. and Tiger Woods shared the @greygoose Best Male Athlete of the Year award at the #ESPYS. We're only 13 days away from this year's show! #flybeyond

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Danny Lee gave his driver to a fan Sunday. "Callaway wasn't happy," he said. Has new one this week. Shot 63 today. Won't give this one away.

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelESPN

Justin Thomas on his ace: "I had everyone in the stands thanking me. That's good. I needed some more friends."

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Monetary payouts to spectators for today’s aces at 18th hole: George McNeill ($100/person): $18,900 Justin Thomas ($500/person): $173,500