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Tournament: United States Open
Location: Merion GC, Ardmore, PA
Dates: 6/13/13 – 6/16/13
This week marks the start of the second major of the 2013 season, better known as the US Open. I thought I would go through and highlight some of the top guys to keep an eye on this week.
And everyone wants to know, who am I picking?
Well, to start the year, I picked Tiger. But there are a couple other guys I am going to keep my eye on as well. Here’s a look at my top contenders this week at the 113th United States Open.
Well, this is the easy one. No list of contenders can be considered complete without Eldrick T. Woods. The US Open is no exception. What makes me think he can capture his first major in five years? For starters, I picked him to start the season. So I am going to stick with that. As for actual golf reasons, let’s start out with the fact that he has been the best golfer on Tour this year.
It’s been talked about ad naseum. Tiger has won four ...
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We wonder if Sergio Garcia has seen this.
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Four weeks after the latest chapter in Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia's 15-year bickering match concluded, the two rival golfers seem to finally be putting their differences aside and letting bygones be bygones.
OK, or maybe they just shook hands.
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During his appearance in front of the assembled media for his Tuesday press conference at Merion Golf Club in advance of the U.S. Open, Tiger Woods claimed that Sergio Garcia has never apologized to him personally over the insensitive and perceptively bigoted remarks the Spanish golfer made following a feud that developed between the two [...]The post Tiger Woods: Sergio Garcia has...
The day after Sergio Garcia sought out Tiger Woods on the Merion driving range to speak about the racially-stereotyped “fried chicken’’ comment he made last month, the Spaniard left a hand-written note of apology in Woods’ locker.
“Yeah, I did leave him a note, a handwritten note,’’ said Garcia about the Dear Tiger letter on Tuesday. “Hopefully he can take a look...
Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia seem to be playing nicely together again as the two shook hands Monday on the U.S. Open practice range at Merion. The two have been in a bit of a feud for the past few months, and at least for the time being all seems to be calm.
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The golf world has been rooting for Tiger Woods to return to his old habit of winning big tournaments, and sportsbooks are no different.
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This week's U.S. Open marks a once-inconceivable five years since Tiger Woods last won a major championship, that victory coming in a memorable Monday U.S. Open playoff against Rocco Mediate at Torrey Pines in June 2008.
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With the 2013 U.S. Open Golf Championship starting tomorrow, the United States Golf Association (USGA) – the governing body of golf in the U.S. – debuted a lighthearted, comedic PSA campaign around the theme of “While We’re Young” (from Rodney Dangerfield in Caddyshack) to encourage golfers to join a movement to improve pace of play and reduce...
Will not be served at Merion this weekend.
We are not ******* around today, people. It is one of those days where we get everything off of our barrel chests. It has been awhile since my normally mild-mannered and civilized self has done this but after watching a few hours of Chris Berman make sweaty, drunk, and gross love with Roger Maltbie yesterday, I am all out of sorts. ...
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