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While many of the top golfers in the game are showcasing their golf and honoring Jack Nicklaus at his Memorial Tournament, the North Palm Beach resident is being honored with yet another top honor.

Earlier in the week, while Nicklaus was making final preperations before welcoming the PGA Tour to his Muirfield Village for the annual tour stop, the Huffington Post was naming Jack to it's list of top 50 most powerful Americans 50 years of age and older.

Nicklaus came in at number 30 on a list that featured some of the most influential actors, writers, media moguls, innovators, fashion icons, singers, business leaders, and politicians.

“Is there a golf-loving American in this country who doesn’t love/respect/cherish the ‘Golden Bear?’” the article

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Starting in 2018, there will be some changes to the Arnold Palmer Cup Palmer and the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Monday.

Beggining in 2018, the Arnold Palmer Cup, a Ryder Cup-style competition that matches the top collegiate male players in the United States against the top collegiate players in Europe will expand to include both men and women from around the world.

The competiton will continue its match play format with team, mixed team, and sinlges sessions. Each team will consist of 12 men and 12 women. The first seven men's and women's golfers from each side will be determined via the Arnold Palmer Rankings, with the remaining four being selected by a committee and one being saved for a coaches pick. Thos college golfers who

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On Monday, May 18th, Wycliffe Golf and Country Club in Wellington will host a "Fore the Community" marathon golf event. The event will be put on by the Seminole Region of the Florida Chapter of Club Manager's Association of America and will benefit the Special Olympics, SOS Children's Villages, and Toys for Tots. The goal for the CMAA is to raise $200,000 for the charities.

Wycliffe staff members Richard Chase, CCM, CAM (Director of F&B), Shannon Wheeler (Director of Golf Course Maintenance), Lynn Stebbins, CCM, PGA (Director of Golf), Paul Rifenberg (Assistant Golf Professional), and Robb Heering, PGA (Assistant Golf Professional) will participate in the event and will be joined by special guest Jonathan Doring. Doring won the Gold Medal in Men's

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North Palm Beach resident Clancy Waugh shot an 8-under par 64 on Monday at Willoughby Golf Club in Stuart to earn Medalist honors and advance out of the Local U.S. Open Qualifier.

The Benjamin High School grad and current Wake Forest golfer earned himself a trip to the June 8th 36 hole Sectional Qualifier at the Bear's Club in Jupiter as the low medalist.

For Waugh, it's a little bit of redemption after a less than stellar sophomore season with the Demon Deacons. After being named Freshman Athlete of the Year and becoming only the 11th Wake Forrest golfer in win a tournament last year, in 2015, Waugh had finished no better than 40th and just a week ago missed qualifying for NCAA regionals by one shot.

"I made every putt I really had a look at,”

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On Friday, Admirals Cove held their annual U.S. Open Local Qualifying Tournament, where golfers looked to start their journey of making it to the U.S. Open.

84 golfers teed it up at the Jupiter club and five advanced to the next round of qualifying with Beon Yeong Lee of Canada earning Medalist honors. Lee shot a 64 to win the qualifier by two shots. Brett Stegmaier of Vero Beach and Ken Looper of Mandeville, LA tied for second, both shooting 66s. Armando Zarlenga of Argentina and Santiago Gavino of Austin, TX earned the final two spots with rounds of 67 and winning a 10 for 2 playoff. Should any of them not be able to compete in sectional qualifying, Brady Watt of Australia and Robbie Greenwell are the alternates.

Those five local golfers will now

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Golf.com conducted a survey with Tour pros on the PGA, Champions, and LPGA Tours. They provided them with anonymity and asked them some hard hitting questions. What we got was 100% honesty on everything from who will win more majors between Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy to would golfers vote for Hillary Clinton in the next Presidential election if she lowered taxes. Here are some of the highlights from the survey.

PGA Tour pros were asked "Who is more likely to win 19 majors: Tiger or Rory?" The Jupiter Island resident was given the upper hand on that one with 76% of the Tour pros surveyed thought Tiger would get to 19 first. Considering that Tiger currently has 14, while Rory only has four, I would tend to agree with them there.

53% of Tour pros think

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For so many years, we all would have had better luck getting into Fort Knox then getting into Tiger Woods' mind and finding out what he really was thinking. A human PR machine, Woods was so calculated in everything he ever said to the media you would have thought that he practiced the answers before each media session.

Over the past few years, Woods has opened up a little more. 2015 specifically has been the most transparent I think any of us that have followed his career has ever seen him. He opened up early in 2015 and shared his struggles with his new swing patterns and what his plans were with new "swing consultant" Chris Como. Then, when he announced he was taking a leave to get his game fixed, he was open an

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The Players Championship might not be a major, just don't tell that to anyone that plays on the PGA Tour.

Regularly called "The Unofficial Fifth Major", The Players Championship held at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL is the strongest full field PGA Tour event on the season. Like the European Tour's equivalence of the BMW PGA Championship, The Players Championship is the flagship event on the PGA Tour, held on the grounds of the PGA Tour's offices, and features the largest prize purse of any Tour event.

One of the other things the event does is give us some of the best pairings of the calendar year for Thursday and Friday and 2015 is no exception. In fact, Finchem and Co have given us some absolute monster pairings that will certainly wet the

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For the past week, we have known the 64 golfers that were going to compete in this year's edition of the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. We now know the bracket and opening round matchups as well.

Top seeded Rory Mcllroy will start his Match Play on Wednesday against Jason Dufner. The other two players in the group headlined by the Palm Beach Gardens resident and World #1 are Billy Horschel and Brandt Snedeker. World #2 and reigning Masters winner Jordan Spieth finds himself in a group with Old Palm resident Lee Westwood, Matt Every, and Mikko Ilonen.

Group 11 could be considered the toughest group top to bottom, featuring Jimmy Walker, Ian Poulter, Webb Simpson, and Gary Woodland.

This year is the first year for the Match Play under the

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