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Aug
6
2013
Unlike most 20 year olds

Unlike most 20 year olds

Jordan Spieth, who just graduated from his teen years, will kick off his 20s playing in his first PGA Championship this week at Oak Hill. Since turning pro last December, Spieth has taken the accelerated course. He started the year without status, played well on sponsor’s exemptions, placed in the top 10 five times, and then won the John Deere Classic last month.

No big deal — pretty standard for big-name college talents after they go pro! Spieth is obviously the exception and mature beyond his years.

After the whirlwind couple of weeks he had with becoming the first teen to win a PGA Tour event and then hopping on the charter to Scotland for the British Open, Spieth decided he needed some time to recuperate for the PGA Championship and the PGA Tour’s FedExCup playoffs. 

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Aug
4
2013
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
Woods wins

Woods wins

With Time Warner feuding with CBS over contract negotiations, the cable company blacked out the network over the weekend in three major cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Dallas. That meant TV coverage of the last two rounds of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational were unavailable to millions of potential viewers.

No big deal, though — thanks to Tiger Woods taking a massive lead at the halfway mark and blowing away the closest competitors by seven shots (and you could’ve watched the snooze-fest online). 

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