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Local golfers hope to learn from NCAA experience

...away from Kansas with valuable lessons learned. The biggest thing they all took away is that in a championship chase every stroke adds up."I definitely learned that every single shot counts," Sigg said. "We played pretty bad, in our eyes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-05-29/local-golfers-hope-
Serena Williams routs Sharapova for Olympic gold

...Williams dominated with her serve and repeatedly blasted winners from the baseline, taking a big swing with almost every stroke despite the windy conditions on Centre Court.Williams said the tournament was the best she has played from start to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-08-04/serena-williams-routs-sh
Serena, Azarenka reach US women's final

...approaching 90 degrees, Arthur Ashe Stadium was steamy when Sharapova and Azarenka got started, shrieking loudly with nearly every stroke.Well, Sharapova was ready at the outset, anyway. Azarenka? Not so much.Sharapova took 12 of the first 17 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-09-07/serena-azarenka-reach-us-wom
Mistakes cost ex-Jaguar Wilson

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. --- The value of every stroke has been made painfully aware to Oliver Wilson this week at Bethpage Black. In a crazy U.S. Open plagued by stops and starts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/22/gol_528480.shtml
Golf
Artist wants stolen painting returned

...a fickle mistress. Although Billy was able to execute Egami Image once, the chances of his being able to reproduce every stroke, line and carefully mixed tint are all but impossible. That painting represents a specific moment in time, a moment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/15/art_43682.shtml
Arts
Toms has no match at La Costa

...the hole on No. 12; miss it, and momentum probably swings in DiMarco's favor. But it was as pure as just about every stroke he made all weekend, and the next thing DiMarco knew, the match was over. Toms won the next five holes to go 7 up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/gol_445429.shtml
Golf
Seniors switch to modified Stableford format for Utah event

...minus-1 and a double bogey or worse is minus-3. "It's a little more like match play," Tom Watson said. "Every stroke doesn't have to count. Sometimes, you can take a little more of a risk. Conversely, you can play it safe if you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/23/gol_354255.shtml
Golf
Unconventional golfer breaking records

...national hero. People line up at his door to ask favors, total strangers hail him in the street and newspapers chronicle every stroke, every move, every utterance of the poor kid now known as "the pride of Paraguay." None of it came easy for Franco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/06/oth_267324.shtml
Other sports
Coach, financial aid on wish list

...kids," Mrs. Daley said. "It helps kids focus. (Katie's) grades have gone up. They have to concentrate on every stroke and pay attention to the oars in front of them." Maybe to the chagrin of the UGA Rowing Club, the women's two boats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/15/oth_244807.shtml
Other sports | Westside High School
Silver medal rowingteam includes MCG worker

...The boat was flying," Young said. "We were working hard, but it just felt so good. I just kept thinking, every stroke, that I was pulling for him." Young, a neurology research assistant at Medical College of Georgia, almost lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/29/met_199080.shtml
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