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Front 9 Contest is back again: It's your chance to earn a byline!

Our increasingly-popular contest, allowing you to help us write Golf World's weekly "Front 9" magazine feature, is back. Your name could appear in the game's No. 1 newsweekly.

Inspired by The New Yorker's cartoon-caption writing contest, Golf World is featuring the "Front 9 Punchline Contest" in every issue. Here's how it works: Every Sunday around noon, Golf World's editors will post a Front 9 setup line to our magazine's Facebook page. We'll give you until 3 p.m. on Monday to enter your best punchline to that setup.

(An example from a recent Front 9: *Jessica Korda, 18, wins the ISPS Australian Handa Women's Open, the LPGA's season-opening event.") *

Golf World editors will then select the winning entry, which will appear (along with the writer's name and hometown) in that week's issue of Golf World. In addition to having their entry published in the magazine, winners will receive an official Golf World logo hat.

Hey, even if you don't have the best one, your creativity won't go unnoticed. We'll give you a shout out on our Editors' Blog: We've gotten too many quality responses to not acknowledge some of the best.

Our last winner was John Breaker of Golden, Colo., whose winning entry appeared in the March 26 issue of the magazine:

The set-up line: British Open champ Darren Clarke up for membership at Pine Valley.

The winning punchline: "Oh, sorry! I thought you said Pint Valley."

--Golf World editors