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Refreshing Golf’s Rigid Rules

Follow up to DA Points is Pointed off Pebble Beach In my last article I discussed DA Point’s disqualification and golf’s odd rule 14-3. This isn’t golf’s only weird rule – not by a long shot! Rule 17-3 states that you incur a two-stroke penalty for holing a shot if the ball hits the flagstick and someone is standing near it.  Rule 19-2 discloses that if your ball is in...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

DA Points is Pointed Off at Pebble Beach

Sponge-ball incident disqualifies DA Points at Pro-Am. A rather innocuous action by DA Points has led to the golf season’s first controversial disqualification, but likely not the last. Waiting an unusual amount of time for the group ahead to clear the 18th fairway, DA Points placed a green sponge-ball between his torso and arm and proceeded to take some practice swings off to...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Your April 1st Pin Sheet

Here's your April 1st Pin Sheet:'s Daily Wrap-Up following DA Points win. More on DA Points' putter from Melanie Houser:  "Points came into the week struggling. Playing like -- his word -- garbage. He had made all of two cuts in nine starts this year and needed something. Anything. So he grabbed a handful of putters and headed to Houston where...
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April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Points snags win in Houston

It took a little more time than expected due to a long weather delay, but D.A. Points was up to the task, winning his second career PGA Tour title behind an 6-under 66 for a one-shot victory, earning a spot in the Masters as well. Here are 5 Things to take away from Points' win: 1. TAKING THE POINTS: To say this victory came out of nowhere would be an understatement for Points...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Points wins the Houston Open

D.A. Points came back from a long rain delay and made four pars. The last one gave him a one-shot victory in the Houston Open and sent him to the Masters. Points closed with a 6-under 66 on Sunday, saving par on the last two holes at Redstone Golf Club to outlast Masters-bound Henrik Stenson and Billy Horschel. The final round was halted for nearly three hours because of storms...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Points takes lead with Mom's putter

The putter D.A. Points once took from his mother paid off nicely for him Thursday in the Houston Open. Points opened with five straight birdies and wound up with an 8-under 64 on a pleasant morning with only moderate wind at Redstone Golf Club. He had a one-shot lead over Cameron Tringale and John Rollins. Rory McIlroy had to fight hard for a 73. In his final tournament before...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Best of 2011: Be Mine, Pebble Beach Golf Links

Editor’s note: As the year comes to a close, I offer one last post from the 2011 season. This one ran on Valentine’s Day. Happy New Year to you and yours.D.A. POINTS AND BILL MURRAY won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Yeah, whatever.The real question on this Valentine’s Day—and as I stared longingly at Pebble on my TV screen on Sunday—is this: When am I going...
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December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

PGA Tour’s Shots of the Year, #4: D.A. Points at Pebble Beach

You always want to come up big in big spots, and it doesn't get much bigger than Pebble Beach. Playing with, of all people, Bill Murray, D.A. Points won the AT&T National Pebble Beach Pro-Am thanks to this gem of a shot on 14. As someone once said: "It's in the hole!"
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December 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Pros join amateurs at Pebble Beach Invitational

D.A. Points, Scott Stallings, Harrison Frazar and Bryce Molder, all 2011 PGA Tour winners, will join defending champion John Mallinger beginning Thursday in the 40th edition of the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational. The 72-hole tournament, the only head-to-head competition featuring PGA, LPGA, Champions and Nationwide Tour professionals, will be played at Pebble Beach, Spyglass...
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November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Tour Report: Notable groups for first round (

The tee times have been released for the first round of this week’s CIMB Asia Pacific Classic in Malaysia. Here’s a look at some of the notable groups in the 48-man field. CLICK HERE FOR FIRST-ROUND TEE TIMES   Players Rd. 1 tee time Comment D.A. Points Scott Stallings 8:10 p.m. ET Wednesday (8:10 a.m. [...]
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October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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