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You probably didn't notice: Matt Every's fitting middle name and Jeff Maggert's predictable Champions Tour debut

March 24, 2014

Matt Every won the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Adam Scott lost it. Those are the two main things people will remember about this past weekend in golf, but we have a few other observations:

-- Matt Every's middle name is King. On Sunday, he made The King's tournament the site of his first PGA Tour win. How's that for a coincidence?


-- More on Every, the win gives him five top 10s in 11 events this season. He only trails Harris English, who has six in 13 events. Every already has more top 10s than he did in 2013 and is one off his career-best of six in 2012.

-- Adam Scott's final-round 76 at Bay Hill was his worst score since a 76 in the final round of last year's AT&T National.

-- Lucas Glover led the field at Bay Hill in proximity to the hole (29'-2") and finished T-14. It's the best result in nearly a year from the 2009 U.S. Open champ, who hadn't made the cut in 18 of his past 24 PGA Tour events.

-- It wasn't all bad for Bubba Watson, who shot a Thursday 83 and withdrew due to allergies. Watson didn't have a three-putt -- even on the sixth hole where he made an 11 -- extending his PGA Tour-best streak to 255 holes without a three-jack.

-- On the LPGA, Jessica Korda finished two shots behind Karrie Webb at the Founders Cup. Her undoing? A quadruple-bogey 8 on the seventh hole.

-- Speaking of Webb, her final-round 63 erased a six-shot deficit. She won the same tournament in 2011 facing the same deficit going into the final round and she came from five back to win the Australian Open last month.

-- And finally, the Champions Tour remains the only place in sports where being a rookie gives you a distinct advantage. Jeff Maggert, who turned 50 last month, is already taking advantage of his relative young age. He became the 17th player to win his debut on the senior circuit. Ahh, youth.