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“If you wake up in the middle of the night, you’re wide awake, do not put on the television,” Harrington said. “That’s the golden rule. Just lie there. Look at the four walls. But the minute you put on the television, that’s it. You ain’t ever getting back to sleep.”

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DIVOTS: The San Francisco Chronicle reports that CordeValle Golf Club is in line to get the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open. It would be the first U.S. Women’s Open in California since 1982. CordeValle has hosted the Frys.com Open on the PGA Tour the last three years. … Andrew Coltart, a two-time winner on the European Tour who played in the `99 Ryder Cup at Brookline, has been selected as Europe’s coach for the Palmer Cup the next two years. The Palmer Cup is matches between American and European college players. … Sony Open winner Russell Henley began his rookie season with nine of 10 rounds in the 60s. He has failed to break par his last four rounds. … Jeff Maggert (1999) and Darren Clarke (2000) are the only players to beat the No. 1 seed on their way to winning the Match Play Championship. … Dave Thomas, a four-time Ryder Cup player and renowned course designer, has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of The European Tour.

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STAT OF THE WEEK: The top four players from the FedEx Cup standings on the PGA Tour are not at the Match Play Championship.

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FINAL WORD: “Stay confident, trust what it is you’ve been working hard to do, and never, ever, ever tell yourself you’re in bad form.” _ Ian Poulter, on the key to overcoming a bad stretch of golf in match play.