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A Brief But Glorious History Of Rickie Fowler Photobombs

Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker are paired together for Friday morning’s four-ball matches, marking Walker’s Ryder Cup debut. Judging by the pair’s performance at the Ryder Cup Gala, they’re going to make a fantastic team. Fowler, as you may know, is quite adept in the art of photobombing. Of course he is – he’s 25 years old. But his 35-year-old compadre joined in on the...
Via Back9Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

US rookies carry expectations going into Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Jimmy Walker is not your typical rookie. He's 35 and has played on the tour for nearly a decade. Winner of three events early this season and a top-10 finisher in three majors in 2014, Walker is one of three first-time players on the U.S. Ryder Cup team at Gleneagles. Walker is by far the oldest of the American newcomers - Jordan Spieth is 21 and Patrick...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup Rookies: Spieth, Reed And Walker Debut For United States

As Ryder Cup week begins, each team has a few players who will be experiencing the sensation of representing their nation for the very first time. The American’s come in as the decided underdog, but their squad does include some very successful veterans who play their best on the biggest stages.  It also includes Jimmy Walker, Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed — all making their...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: SI Jordan Flashback & Walker Recognized by NASA

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.  25 Years Ago This Week, Sports Illustrated Looked Like This It’s often said that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Twenty-five years ago, Sports Illustrated ran a story about Michael Jordan, the basketball...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimmy Walker Hits A Birdie… For Real

It’s probably something we’ve all suspected could happen while playing golf, but we’ve never actually seen a golf ball hit a bird mid-flight. At least, not until Jimmy Walker did it at the Crown Plaza Invitational.Walker’s incredibly weird tee-shot on hole no. 17 during Friday’s second round is definitely something you don’t see every day. The fact that it landed in the...
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May 25, 2014  |  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

WATCH: Jimmy Walker's tee shot makes contact with bird

Pro golfer Jimmy Walker had himself a little adventure off the 17th tee on Friday at the Crown Plaza Invitational at Colonial. With all of the obstacles already in place on a golf course, the last thing you'd expect is a bird to add to the difficulty. Not 100% sure if the ball hit the bird or the bird took a swipe at the ball while passing by...either way there was definitely...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 24, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Walker wins, gets trip to Masters

On his 188th try, Jimmy Walker won his first PGA Tour title Sunday in the Open to earn his first trip to the Masters. It took some help from Brooks Koepka, who was playing in his first PGA Tour event. Walker took the lead for good with a birdie on the 15th hole at CordeValle, and three pars for a 5-under 66 was all it took. Koepka led by four shots on the front nine. He...
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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