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DIVOTS: The Volvo Golf Champions on the European Tour will move to its third golf course next year when it goes to Durban Country Club in South Africa. It started in 2011 in Bahrain, and was played this year at Fancourt in South Africa. … NBC Sports plans to use Colin Montgomerie as an analyst during the Ryder Cup. Montgomerie, who never lost a singles match, was Europe’s captain when it won in Wales in 2010. … Steve Stricker and Hunter Mahan are the only players who have competed in every FedEx Cup playoff event since it began in 2007.

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STAT OF THE WEEK: Seventeen of the 30 players at the Tour Championship will compete in the Ryder Cup next week.

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FINAL WORD: “We got him started playing golf, which was a benefit to a lot of the golfing world because he wasn’t a good gambler starting off.” _ Davis Love III on Michael Jordan.