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For Lee Westwood, mighty swing comes up empty

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Of all the negative results that can come from swinging a golf club, a whiff — the sport’s ultimate embarrassment — is the absolute last thing in the mind of a PGA Tour player.

Yet that’s what happened to Lee Westwood in Saturday’s third round of the Players Championship, a surprising swing-and-miss on the first hole at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course.

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