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USGA tries to gather shot selections

Updated: June 17, 2014, 5:03 PM ET
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After their final rounds were over at the U.S. Open, a number of caddies carried a white slip of paper to a USGA office and came back with as much as $550 cash in their pocket.

Just call them human Shotlink machines.

The USGA offered bonus cash to caddies to kept track of shot selections for their players. It was part of the USGA's effort to try to get Pinehurst No. 2 just right for the U.S. Women's Open this week.

"We don't have a lot of data on women's golf," USGA executive ...

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