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Canadian Adam Hadwin earns Masters’ trip with win at Valspar

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There were times he threatened to turn a golf course into a race track. In the end, however, one stroke was enough for Adam Hadwin. Hadwin, a 29-year-old from Moose Jaw, Canada, parred his final hole to edge American Patrick Cantlay. Cantlay had gotten back into the Valspar Tournament with birdies on five of six holes, but a bogey on the 16th did him in. Hadwin hit a shot into the water on No. 16 to lead to a double-bogey. He…

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Bill Haas leads Valspar, but Jordan Spieth is in contention

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Bill Haas scrambled to his second 67 Saturday, a score that will enable him to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Valspar Championships. Not far back, however, is Jordan Spieth, who was presumably out of things. Well, maybe not so much. Spieth shot a 67 Saturday, and is now tied for ninth in the tournament. He might need some help to get into contention, but he’s closer than most would have thought. “I scrambled well,” Haas…

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Steve Stricker doesn’t play as often as he once did, but he’s still good

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Steve Stricker and Will MacKenzie share the lead at the Valspar Championship. Whether they can withstand the wind, we will see. Stricker, playing for only the fifth time this year, made an eagle on the 10th and a 60-foot birdie on the fourth to shoot a 5-under 66 to take a share of the lead. MacKenzie had a 67. Both golfers were at 137 halfway though the tournament. That put both players comfortably ahead of Jordan Speith, who ralled for…

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