Fitzpatrick, Wood out of Paul Lawrie Match Play

NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) Chris Wood and Matt Fitzpatrick were both eliminated from the Paul Lawrie Match Play on Friday, leaving their chances of competing for Europe at the Ryder Cup in the balance. Top-seeded Wood lost 2 and 1 to Daniel Brooks in the round of 32, before Fitzpatrick was beaten 4 and 3 by Alejandro Canizares in the last 16. The Englishmen currently occupy...
Via Associated Press
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Sergio Garcia dance after making a hole-in-one to win a vacation

It was an eventful day at the European Tour's BMW International Open on Thursday. Paul Lawrie hit his tee shot into a fan's tucked-in shirt, and Richie Ramsay won a BMW for making an ace.The excitement didn't come to a halt on Friday as Sergio Garcia hit what might be the shot of the tournament. At the 11th hole, Garcia hit a beautiful iron into the green, the ball took a small hop...
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June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Pro golfer's tee shot lands inside a fan's shirt

Golf balls sometimes land in strange places -- pockets, chairs, shoes. Rarely, though, does a golf ball land in a spectator's tucked-in shirt. Yet, Paul Lawrie somehow managed to do just that.Lawrie, playing in the European Tour's BMW International Open in Germany, hit his second tee shot on the 17th hole into a fan's shirt, which sounds impossible to do. He shared the photo on Twitter...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Harrington, Bjorn, Lawrie named Euro vice captains

Darren Clarke announced his three European Ryder Cup vice captains on Friday, choosing Padriag Harrington, Thomas Bjorn and Paul Lawrie.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lawrie taking 2-shot leading into Qatar Masters final round

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Paul Lawrie earned a two-shot lead at a windy Doha Golf Club on Friday to close in on an unprecedented third Qatar Masters title. The overnight leader started the third round with 13 straight pars before making his first birdie on the 14th hole, then picked up another shot on the par-5 18th to finish at 2-under-par 70. He was on top of the leaderboard at 13 under...
Via Associated Press
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Putting tip works for Lawrie at Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Paul Lawrie benefited from a putting tip off a friend in shooting a 6-under 66 at the Qatar Masters, giving the former British Open champion a one-shot lead after the second round on Thursday. The 47-year-old Lawrie followed up a first-round 67 to move to 11-under par, a stroke clear of Nicolas Colsaerts (68). Lawrie missed the cut in Abu Dhabi last week and...
Via Associated Press
January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Paul Lawrie in position to show '99 Claret Jug was no fluke

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Paul Lawrie is 36 holes away from putting to rest the myth that he didn't deserve to win the 1999 British Open at Carnoustie. The Scotsman stands third at 8-under 136, two shots behind Dustin Johnson at the Old Course. Lawrie is one of two Scots among the top four. Marc Warren is tied for fourth at 137. For 16 years, Lawrie has had to endure the slings and...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lawrie defies age, ranking to make run at the claret jug

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Paul Lawrie is the oldest guy on the British Open leaderboard, one of the lowest-ranked players left in the field, and his cold putter has turned him into a grouch this season. He may, though, just be the biggest threat to Dustin Johnson heading into the final two rounds at St. Andrews. Lawrie is defying his age (46), world ranking (No. 346) and howling...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson Leads British Open Through Two Rounds After Long Delay

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Dustin Johnson survived the longest round and 40 mph gusts with one last birdie for a 3-under 69 and a one-shot lead in the British Open. The morning wind was so strong it blew golf balls on the green and led to a delay of nearly 10 hours. It forced the first Monday finish in the British Open in 27 years. Johnson, coming off a crushing loss at the U.S. Open...
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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