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European Ryder Cup Team ‘Fears Azinger’ Says Padraig Harrington

In the last 24 hours, there has been much discussion surrounding the U.S. Ryder Cup team’s next captain. After the Americans’ third straight loss, it’s easy to understand why. The name that seems to be thrown around more than most is Paul Azinger. The last man to captain a winning U.S. Ryder Cup team, Azinger introduced tactics used in the corporate world to help build the...
Via Back9Network
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Padraig Harrington goes Happy Gilmore at long drive contesst

The PGA Championship held its annual Long Drive Competition yesterday at Valhalla in Louisville. Some guys take the competition a little more seriously than others – the top-three finishers receive $25,000, $15,000 and $10,000 in charity donations, respectively – but it tends to be pretty entertaining for fans regardless. Padraig Harrington did his best to entertain the crowd...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Padraig Harrington Hits Very Unlucky Shot That Bounces Out of Hole

Well isn’t that a biotch? Golf can be a cruel game, probably the cruelest sport of them all. How many times do we see putts that end up right at the lip of the cup and not go in? Or how many times have we seen tee shots go into the trees? Well, Padraig Harrington had probably the worst luck ever as he hit a shot from the fairway on hole 11 at the HP Byron Nelson Championship that...
Via The GP Golf Report
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Luck of the Irish? Not So for Padraig Harrington

Last week, Back9Network ambassador Padraig Harrington showed up at the HP Byron Nelson Championship … it’s just too bad that luck they talk about the Irish having did not as well:Harrington is one of the greatest golfers of this generation. A three-time major champion who has had wild success throughout his career in Europe, the U.S., and the world, Harrington has had his share...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrington's caddie collapses in Volvo Champions

The caddie to Padraig Harrington collapsed at the Volvo Champions and was treated for dehydration on Friday. Ronan Flood, also Harrington's brother-in-law, fell ill on the sixth hole of the second round and was rushed to the clubhouse at Durban Country Club, where he was treated by a doctor. Flood carried Harrington's bag when the Irishman won the 2007 and 2008 British...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrington switches to the belly putter

Padraig Harrington thinks the belly putter is good for his game, even though he thinks it's bad for the game of golf. Despite his opposition to anchoring the putter, Harrington switched to the belly putter Thursday in the Wells Fargo Championship and plans to stick with it. The belly putter didn't do him much good at Quail Hollow, where he made only one birdie in his round...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Padraig Harrington kicks American football into crowd at Waste Management Open (Video)

Pro golfer Padraig Harrington had some fun as he kicked some footballs into the crowd as he prepared for the 16th hole during Saturday's third round of the Waste Management Open golf tournament in Phoenix. One of Harrington's sponsors is Wilson, the company that also happens to make NFL footballs for the Super Bowl, so it seemed appropriate for Harrington to get some kicks...
Via Holdout Sports
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rejuvenated Harrington eyes 4th major win

Some players crumble when they arrive at the majors. For Padraig Harrington, it's usually just the opposite. The amiable Irishman with two British Open titles and a U.S. PGA Championship already to his name has been saving his best form this year for the sport's biggest tournaments. An eighth-place finish at the Masters was followed last month by a fourth at the U.S. Open...
Via AP on Fox
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Padraig Harrington's ball blown into cup by ESPN announcers (Video)

ESPN announcers provided entertainment for viewers at home by making blowing noises when Padraig Harrington's shot for a birdie on the 7th hole hung on the lip of the cup during Friday's second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament. It made for even better television, however, when the ball actually fell into the hole. Harrington finished at even par for the round...
Via Holdout Sports
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Harrington turns in a record start

Padraig Harrington has lost track of how many times he has set the course record. Most of them were when he was just starting out his career, young enough to see opportunity instead of the risk of failure. ''When I was a young pro and naive and innocent, I used to go out there and shoot more course records than now as a seasoned pro with a lot of fear and damage in my system...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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