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Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia set up duel at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — No offense to Henrik Stenson, Tim Clark, K.J. Choi, or even Matt Kuchar, but the last four editions of the Players Championship have lacked the star-driven buzz that golf fans want to see from the PGA Tour’s flagship event.

That shouldn’t be a problem this year. When Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia are paired in Saturday’s final twosome, and they’re being chased by Lee Westwood, Rory McIlroy, and new Masters champion Adam Scott, chances are decent that the weekend will be packed with unpredictable drama involving some of the game’s most popular personalities.

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