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Still overshadowed by Tiger, young guns enjoyed big season

Updated: September 13, 2007, 1:25 PM ET
By John Hawkins | Golf World

Tiger Woods' competitive dictatorship has overshadowed the steady progress made by many of the game's top young players in 2007. Nine guys younger than 30 qualified for this week's Tour Championship, and in three of the year's four majors, a former phenom featured prominently in the Sunday hunt. U.S. Presidents Cup skipper Jack Nicklaus wisely bucked the urge to use his captain's picks on fading veterans. Instead, he added Lucas Glover, 27, and Hunter Mahan, 25, to the roster.

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