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American golf: Time to look ahead to new season
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US vice captain Steve Stricker, left, and Phil Mickelson watch from the 6th tee box during the foursomes match on the second day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) - photo by Associated Press
NAPA, Calif. — A new PGA Tour season starts Thursday, and it's about time. The last thing American golf needs right now is another idle week to rehash a Ryder Cup loss that is getting overcooked by the minute. It's probably good that Phil Mickelson is not expected to play again until we know which two teams are going to the Super Bowl.