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DIVOTS: Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium and Peter Hanson of Sweden were among four international players who earned enough money to get full PGA Tour cards for next year. The others were David Lynn of England, the runner-up by eight shots at the PGA Championship, and Ryo Ishikawa. … The top 26 players in the world ranking are all PGA Tour members. … Steve Stricker says he struggled with his putter over the second half of the year, and one statistic shows that. In the “strokes gained” category, Stricker fell to No. 67. He was No. 2 last year. … Justin Leonard (No. 9) and Jerry Kelly (No. 25) will be using one-time exemptions for being in the top 25 in career money to have a full PGA Tour card for 2013.
STAT OF THE WEEK: There were 67 tee shots of at least 400 yards on the PGA Tour this year, with 65 occurring at either Kapalua or Firestone. The exceptions were Retief Goosen on the seventh hole at Doral, and Kevin Kisner on the 18th hole at Sedgefield CC in the Wyndham Championship.
FINAL WORD: “I still have a lot of years ahead of me. I just don’t want to be burned out. I don’t want to get to the stage where I’m 30 years old or 35 years old and … I don’t want to say, `Fed up with the game.’ But it’s a long time to be playing a sport. And I just want to pace myself.” _ Rory McIlroy.
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