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The 8 Best GOLF.com Stories From the Past Week

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Jordan Spieth had a historic breakout season in 2015.

It's been a busy week on GOLF.com. We compiled the eight best stories from the week that you might have missed.

1) Michael Bamberger on Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and what makes a golfer truly great

 

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Jack Nicklaus joins Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Earvin Magic Johnson as the only three honorees of the Ali Legacy Award.


2) We dug up a poll we posted in 1996 asking readers their thoughts on Tiger Woods. The results were surprising.

 


3) The one thing holding Rickie Fowler back from joining the Big 3? His iron play.

 

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4) The secret to longer drives? Clear those hips. Golf Channel's Bailey Mosier teaches you how.

 

Bailey Mosier: Clear Your Hips For Longer Drives
Golf Channel's Bailey Mosier shows you a simple but effective way to lead with your hips to get more distance on your drives.

5) Jordan Spieth's last week was like every golfer's dream vacation. He had Augusta to himself.

 

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Jordan Spieth had a historic breakout season in 2015.


6) Bubba Golf. Alan Shipnuck writes that Bubba's latest win was his career in a nutshell.

 

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Tiger Woods, Pawan Munja of Hero Motocycles and Bubba Watson pose with the trophy after Watson's three-stroke victory at the Hero World Challenge at Albany, The Bahamas on December 6, 2015 in Nassau, Bahamas.


7) Michelle Wie is one of the biggest names in golf, male or female. Check out the best photos of the LPGA star.

 

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2015 Getty Images


8) Great courses don't have to break the bank. Here are the best courses you can play for under $100.

 

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One more thing: Our favorite holiday cards from the golf world. Have a great weekend!

 

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