Charl Schwartzel drilled in wrist by amateur golfer’s tree ricochet

Prior to this week, Charl Schwartzel had never withdrawn from a tournament due to injury. Injury wasn’t going to be a concern for him this week at the Valspar Championship, either, as he arrived to the tournament in perfect health. And then he played in the Wednesday Pro-Am round with a group of amateurs. That’s a weekly occurrence for the pros, and generally speaking, a mundane...
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March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Schwartzel hurts wrist when hit by shot of amateur partner

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) Defending champion Charl Schwartzel has withdrawn from the Valspar Championship pro-am after 10 holes because of something that has never happened to him: He got hit by a golf ball. On his first hole at Innisbrook on Wednesday, a shot by one of his amateur partners ricocheted off a tree and struck him in the left wrist as he instinctively moved his arms...
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March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Sleepers and favorites for the Open Championship

One the best parts of the 2016 PGA Tour is that it has been consistently difficult to handicap who is going to win the purse at each tournament, and the Open Championship at Royal Troon this weekend is no exception. That might be rough for fans just waiting to see who raises the Claret Jug at the end of Day 4, but loads of fun for anyone in a golf pool or a fantasy sports ring. Here...
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July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights | Charl Schwartzel wins in playoff at Valspar Championship

In the final round of the 2016 Valspar Championship, Charl Schwartzel overcame a 5-shot deficit and defeats Bill Haas in the first playoff hole to earn his second career PGA TOUR win.
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Charl Schwartzel his ball to two feet off of cart path during tournament

Charl Schwartzel was playing in a European Tour event in South Africa when he found his ball rested on the cart path.  Schwartzel pulled out a club and hit his next shot to two feet off of the asphalt, flying the ball just over the hole.  Most people couldn’t hit a shot that well from the grass let alone off the cart path. Simply fantastic. [] The post Charl Schwartzel...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Schwartzel defends Alfred Dunhill Championship title

Charl Schwartzel retained his title at the Alfred Dunhill Championship with a 4-under 68 Sunday for a four-shot win and his first European Tour victory in a year. Schwartzel finished with a 17-under total of 271 at Leopard Creek in northern South Africa to secure his third Alfred Dunhill title. Richard Finch was second ahead of a three-way tie for third between Simon Dyson, Ross...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Schwartzel opens up 2-shot lead after 3 rounds at Alfred Dunhill

Charl Schwartzel opened a two-shot lead after three rounds at the Alfred Dunhill Championship. The defending champion shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to move to 13 under and pull away from England's Richard Finch at Leopard Creek. Victor Riu of France was another shot back at 10 under. Schwartzel, the 2011 Masters champion, led after three rounds at the South African Open last weekend...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Schwartzel, Crespi share lead after two rounds at South African Open

Charl Schwartzel shot a 7-under 65 Friday to earn a share of the lead at the European Tour's season-opening South African Open. The 2011 Masters champion had five birdies and an eagle in his opening nine en route to a 12-under 132, along with Marco Crespi (67) after two rounds at Glendower Golf Club. Morten Orum Madsen (66) was a shot behind the leaders. Overnight leader Matthew...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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