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  Masters Golf: Bubba Watson - 278 (-10)
  The Players Championship: Matt Kuchar - 275 (-13)
  U.S. Open: Webb Simpson - 281 (+1)
  The Open: Ernie Els - 273 (-7)
  PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy - 275 (-13)
  PGA Grand Slam: Padraig Harrington wins by one shot

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     - Accenture Match Play: Mahan defeats McIlroy 2 and 1
     - Cadillac Championship: Justin Rose - 272 (16)
     - Bridgestone Invitational: Keegan Bradley - 267 (-13)
     - HSBC World Championship: Ian Poulter - 267 (-21)

FedEx Cup - Won by Brandt Snedeker
     - The Barclays: Nick Watney - 274 (-10)
     - Deutsche Bank Championship: Rory McIlroy - 264 (-20)
     - BMW Championship: Rory McIlroy - 268 (-20)
     - Tour Championship: Brandt Snedeker - 270 (-10)

Dubai World Championship: Rory McIlroy - 265 (-23)

  Curtis Cup: GB&I defeats USA 10.5-9.5
  Palmer Cup: Europe defeats USA 13.5-10.5
  Ryder Cup: Europe defeats USA 14.5-13.5

  The Solheim Cup: 16-18 Aug - Colorado Golf Club, Parker, Colorado
  Walker Cup: 7-8 Sept - National Golf Links, Southampton, N.Y.
  Presidents Cup: 4-6 Oct - Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio
  Biennial World Cup of Golf:
  Australian Open: Novak Djokovic & Victoria Azarenka
  French Open: Rafael Nadal & Maria Sharapova
  Wimbledon: Roger Federer & Serena Williams
  2012 Olympics: Andy Murray & Serena Williams
  U.S. Open: Andy Murray & Serena Williams

  Davis Cup Finals: Czech Republic 3 - Spain 2
  Fed Cup Finals: Czech Republic 3 - Serbia 1

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Rory McIlroy (NIR), Luke Donald (ENG), Tiger Woods (USA), Justin Rose (ENG), Louis Oosthuizen (ZAF),
Lee Westwood (ENG), Adam Scott (AUS), Bubba Watson (USA), Jason Dufner (USA), Brandt Snedeker (USA)

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Yani Tseng (TWN), Na Yeon Choi (KOR), Stacy Lewis (USA), Inbee Park (KOR), Shanshan Feng (CHN),
Suzann Pettersen (NOR), Jihai Shin (KOR), So Yeon Ryu (KOR), Ai Miyazato (JAP), Mika Miyazato (JAP)

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What is the probability of a golfer with a 19.5 handicap holing out two shots from about 200 yards within 10 days?
I played with such a golfer who scored a hole-in-one on April 16, 2012. On April 25, he holed out from about the same distance for an eagle on a par 5 on the same course. According to an article in the September 2005 issue of Golf Digest, the probability of an average golfer acing a 200-yard hole is 150,000 to 1. The second hole-out occurred on his third round. I initially computed that the odds of my friend's accomplishment to be 4.5 billion to 1 (1/150000)x(5/150000) based on the assumption that he holed out on his 5th attempt at a 200-yard shot after his ace. This seems to be too high, and therefore I think that the 150,000 to 1 probability is too high, and especially so for the second hole out. Another explanation is that he is not an average golfer and his handicap should be substantially lower than 19.5?

Williamsburg Golf Courses
Handicap Computations:

Handicap Index = Multiply the Average of the N best Handicap Differentials by .96

N depends on the lesser of the actual number of rounds played or 20. N=10 with at least 20 rounds played.
Handicap Differential for each round = (adjusted score - Course Rating) x (113/Slope Rating)

Course Handicap = Handicap Index x (Slope Rating/113)