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By Brendan Prunty under The Masters

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — When the alarm went off Thursday morning at 5:45 in the house where Paul Lawrie is staying this week, he was in his thoughts. When Lawrie’s car-full of people pulled inside the gates of Augusta National Golf Club just around 7 a.m., he was in his thoughts. Same when he eagled the 13th. And the 15th. And almost certainly when he made the climb up the fairway to the 18th green to close out his first round.

He is always on Lawrie’s mind these days.

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By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Stanley and Waldman: WTF just happened?

Wow — that was the first thing I blurted out, shaking my head in disbelief. Most of you also probably found it hard to find the right words to describe what we watched on the last hole in regulation at Torrey Pines in the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open.

I mean, did I really just see Kyle Stanley, who started the day with a five-shot lead and extended it to seven with 11 to play, make a triple-bogey on the relatively straightforward par-5 18th? Did he seriously take six shots after blasting his drive 300 yards down the middle of the fairway? Which then forced a mind-blowing playoff against Brandt Snedeker, who won on the second extra hole.

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Dufner: so close.

Here’s something I put together for TheScore.ie earlier on:

WHEN JASON DUFNER stood on the fifteenth tee during the final round of this year’s USPGA Championship, he held a five-shot lead over the rest of the field.

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