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This week in golf, at a glance

David Lingmerth jumped 71 spots in the world rankings after the TPC.
David Lingmerth jumped 71 spots in the world rankings after the TPC.Credit: erik s. lesser/epa

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Michael Whitmer’s brief look at the week in golf ...

While most everyone was focused on the battle royale brewing between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia, rookie David Lingmerth quietly went about his business. The obscure PGA Tour rookie came into the week ranked No. 162 in the world. He left it ranked 91st after his tie for second, and impressively handled the pressure of being in contention on the weekend in the tour’s signature event . . . Woods won on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass, but he didn’t need to hole a lot of long putts to do it . . . LPGA Tour player Belen Mozo escorted special Tennessee high school senior to his prom . . . Garcia sounds off on playing with Woods.

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