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A Hunter gets his prey and a gator ditches Tiger

Posted Mar 02, 2010 by Iestyn George


CLIMATE OF HUNTER: obscure Scott Walker album title in convenient headline to illustrate Hunter Mahan's victory in the Phoenix Open.

KIA ORA LAURA: Laura Davies wins the 73rd tournament of her illustrious career, the New Zealand Open, two shots clear of Pernilla Lindberg, Marianne Skarpnord and Sarah Kemp.

TIGER'S DRINK PROBLEM: Gatorade becomes the third major sponsor to end its commercial relationship with Tiger Woods in the wake of his infidelities.

AI CARAMBA!: winner of the HSBC Champions Ai Miyazato becomes the first LPGA player in 44 years to win the first two tournaments of the season.

AN MP YOU CAN TRUST?!: presenting Mizuno's impressive new range of woods.

SPONSORED SLIM: the recession continues to bite in golf, with a classic PGA Tour event under threat.

IMAGINE THAT!: get as much as 76% off golf equipment in our exclusive partnership deal with Direct Golf.

GREG RITA RIP: the man who caddied for Curtis Strange during successive US Open-winning championships in 1988 and '89 and for John Daly when he won The Open in 1995, died on February 27th of brain cancer.

I'M IAN, FLY ME!: after winning the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship, Ian Poulter nearly booked his flight home after a first round 73 at the Phoenix Open. He then shot a 63 in his second round.

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