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Watson to cover General Lee's Confederate flag

Bubba Watson, owner of the General Lee car from the late 1970s TV show "Dukes of Hazzard" has decided to paint over the Confederate flag that adorns the top of the widely recognizable vehicle.

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Greenbrier aces yield $192,400 payday for crowd

Being a spectator at a golf tournament has never been as profitable as it was during Thursday's opening round of the Greenbrier Classic -- and it could get even better.

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Kieffer leads way in storm-shortened first round

Maximilian Kieffer of Germany was leading at 4 under par with four holes to play when the first round of the French Open was suspended for the day because of thunderstorms Thursday.

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PGA, LPGA distance themselves from Trump

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Oosterhuis says he has early onset Alzheimer's

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Sobel: No wrong time for Bubba's decision

Bubba Watson painted over the Confederate flag on the original General Lee car he owns from the "Dukes of Hazard" TV show, and ESPN's Jason Sobel sees nothing wrong with that.

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Plays resumes at Greenbrier Classic

Angel Cabrera didn't like this chip on the 15th hole today. He bogeyed the hole but is back on the course after a short rain delay. Leaderboard

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Play suspended at Greenbrier due to heavy rain. Which is different from tourney officials making it rain after aces.

Grand Slam pressure and hype mounting

Serena Williams and Jordan Spieth are learning that it's hard to downplay the hype. As Williams said, "There's a reason [a Slam] happens so rarely." Pressure mounting

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Watson: I'll paint over Confederate flag

Golfer Bubba Watson announced that he's decided to paint over the Confederate flag that adorns the General Lee car from the TV show "Dukes of Hazzard." Watson bought the car at auction several years ago for $110,000. Watson: 'All men ARE created equal'

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Aces pay off for spectators

The Greenbrier Classic has a stipulation that any ticket holder seated at the par-3 18th hole earn cash for the first three holes-in-one for the week. The opening round yielded two, resulting in $192,400 being handed out. 'A lot of new friends on 18'

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Tiger shoots 4 under at Greenbrier

Tiger Woods, who is 4 shots back of the lead after posting 7 birdies, on his opening round: "I feel like I left a lot of opportunities out there...I hit the ball better than what my score indicates."

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