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Justin Thomas shot a 9-under-par 63 to take a three-shot lead after the first round of the inaugural cJ Cup at Nine Bridges. Read More
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Today in Golf

Dec. 29, 2000 -- Includes news and notes on Tiger Woods, Ladies European Tour, WGC - Accenture Match Play, Mike Weir, Jim Furyk, Karrie Webb and others.
12/29/00 -- Mike Weir has received the Lionel Conacher Award given to Canada's top male athlete. Weir beat out Olympians Simon Whitfield and Daniel Igali, as well as NHL players Chris Pronger and Steve Nash.
12/29/00 -- The hits just keep on coming for next week's World Match Play.
12/28/00 -- Tiger Woods' 2000 was remarkable, memorable, historical and utterly unimaginable. Take a look back on what some consider the greatest individual season in golf history.
12/28/00 -- Jarmo Sandelin joined the list of players not making the trip to Australia
18-time professional major champion Jack Nicklaus doesn't think it should be considered the Grand Slam if Tiger Woods wins his fourth consecutive major at the Masters in April.
12/27/00 -- Just a week shy of the start of the Accenture Match Play Championship in Australia
12/27/00 -- Following a trend in the golf world, the SBC Futures Tour announced an increase in total purses for 2001 to over $1.2 million. The official developmental tour for the LPGA will include 20 events in 15 states.
Tiger Woods won his second consecutive Male Athlete of the 12/27/00 -- Year Award from The Associated Press on Tuesday. Woods joins NBA great Michael Jordan as the only three-time winner of the award.
The Ladies European Tour announced it has been forced to cancel its season-opener. The Cloud 9 New Zealand Women's Golf Classic is being dropped because its promoter failed to provide the sufficient funds.
Dec. 22, 2000 -- Includes news and notes on the PGA Tour West Coast Swing, Tiger Woods, David Duval, European Tour finances, and others.
12/22/00 -- Tiger Woods was awarded yet another accolade to his name this week for the year 2000, when Reuters named him Sportsman of the Year.
12/22/00 -- The city of Akron, Ohio made formal an announcement to initiate a new tax law that will affect those who are work temporarily within the realms of the city.
12/21/00 -- When Tiger Woods announced that his goal was to win every tournament he entered, people thought, that's crazy, it can't be done. Calculating and clinical in his pursuit, Tiger's shown us it's not crazy. It's possible.
12/21/00 -- A general meeting will convene Thursday at the Wentworth Golf Club in England between the executives of the European Tour and its players.
12/21/00 -- Just in time for the 2000 season of sharing, some suggestions for holiday gift giving. Things every golf fan shouldn't be without.
12/22/00 -- In a meeting conducted Thursday between the European Tour and several of its high-profile players, director Ken Schofield agreed on a financial audit of the tour's accounts and operations
12/21/00 -- First of all, let's just say we are not going to mention 'his' name. Legends, lore and epic tales have and will be written about 'him.' This is not one of them.
12/20/00 -- According to Australian reports, David Duval will skip the Accenture
12/20/00 -- David Duval, the third-ranked player in the world, is reportedly on the verge of signing with Nike Golf. Nike already has world No. 1 Tiger Woods under contract. Woods and Duval recently teamed to win the WGC - EMC World Cup of Golf in which they used the Nike golf ball.

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