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Even the world's best golfers envy parts of others' game

HONOLULU (AP) Jimmy Walker does not like to talk about another player's game when they are in the same group except for when ''Good shot'' is warranted. So he had to hold his tongue last summer while playing with Justin Rose. ''He drove it so good, on a rope. I was like ... wow,'' Walker said. ''I waited two days and I said, `Justin, I don't give out compliments very often, but...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Corner - Sony Open

Favorite DraftKings Targets Jimmy Walker ($12,200): This week, there are plenty of great options in this tier. Walker has been playing pretty well leading up to this event, and has won the last two tries at this tournament. He's comfortable here, and usually starts the year well. It'd be surprising to see him perform poorly this week. Matt Kuchar ($11,500): Kuchar is ultra-consistent...
Via The Sports Quotient
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Walker going for rare 3-peat at Sony Open

HONOLULU (AP) Jimmy Walker is trying to join some exclusive company at the Sony Open. In his lifetime - Walker turns 37 on Saturday - only four players have won the same PGA Tour event three times in a row. Tom Watson did it at the Byron Nelson Classic. Stuart Appleby did it at Kapalua. Steve Stricker won three in a row at the John Deere Classic. Tiger Woods did it on six occasions...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pictures: Jimmy Walker gets adorable notes from 5th graders

Jimmy Walker received a couple of really cute notes from some kids who caddied for him on the 17th hole during the AT&T Byron Nelson. Kids from the Momentus Institute in Texas were given the chance to caddie for Jimmy and they had some advice for the five time PGA Tour champion. The notes also include the time when Jimmy saved one of them from a ball headed towards their way...
Via The GP Golf Report
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Walker receives cute notes from kids he saved from golf ball (pics)

PGA Tour player Jimmy Walker played the role of hero to some youngsters during the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship this past week and the two boys each wrote adorable thank-you notes to express their gratitude. Walker apparently ushered one the boys out of the way of a flying golf ball that was descending upon them...Read More The post Jimmy Walker receives cute notes from kids...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Young fans send Jimmy Walker swing advice: 'Take your time and breathe'

Jimmy Walker enjoyed a pretty nice payday with his second place finish in this weekend's AT&T Byron Nelson championship and in addition, he received two priceless notes from a pair of junior caddies who accompanied him at the course on Wednesday. Walker's wife Erin shared the letters from best friends Eric and Carlos who offered some sound swing advice to Walker (larger versions...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Walker Playing the Role of Tom Lehman

My first post in this space on the Ryder Cup looked ahead at players who were likely to rise and fall over the next two years in the run up to 2016 and Hazeltine. Here is what I wrote about Jimmy Walker’s prospects: “Jimmy Walker. Wait! Walker was one of only about 3 guys who […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Walker Hits a Bird With His Tee Shot at Colonial

Can you say “Deadeye”? Jimmy Walker, one of the top golfers on the planet right now hit an iron tee shot at the Crowne Plaza Invitational that hit a bird bouncing off of it and landing in the fairway. Thankfully, the bird wasn’t hurt. Jimmy who has won three times in 2013 and 2014 combined (Twice in 2014) is a strong candidate to be the leader of the U.S. Ryder Cup team with...
Via The GP Golf Report
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

After 187 tourneys without a win, Walker gets them in bunches

The brightest lights that interest Jimmy Walker are found in another galaxy through his high-powered telescope. He goes to Las Vegas strictly for work. ''I've probably spent more time with him than anyone else the last two years,'' instructor Butch Harmon said on Sunday after watching Walker win the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for his third win of a U.S. PGA Tour season...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Late surge leads Walker to victory at Sony Open

Jimmy Walker pulled away with three straight birdies late in the final round and closed with a 7-under-par 63 to win the Sony Open. Walker went 187 tournaments and seven years without winning on the PGA Tour. Now he has won twice in his last six starts, and is No. 1 in the Ryder Cup standings. Sunday was so tight that there was a five-way tie for the lead with two hours remaining...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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