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Stricker has surgery to alleviate pain in hip

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Steve Stricker has had surgery on a bulging disk in his lower back to alleviate recurring issues in his hip area. Mario Tiziani, Stricker's brother-in-law and agent, says the one-hour surgery Tuesday was successful and that Stricker will be away from golf for at least eight weeks. The 12-time tour winner won't be missing much. Stricker already plays a reduced...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Poulter Parts Ways & Stricker Was Closer Than We Thought

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Steve Stricker’s Shots At The Wisconsin Game Just Missed On Saturday, we saw Steve Stricker take “the field” as he attempted to hit the “W” logo at the 50-yard line at the Wisconsin Badgers game. Stricker was given three shots...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Unique Approach: Stricker Misses Mark From Top of Stadium

Steve Stricker has undoubtedly faced many shots that could be considered untraditional during his long and successful career. This one, however, may take the cake. Quite a view for @stevestricker at halftime of #Badgers-#Illini game — Badger Football (@BadgerFootball) October 11, 2014 Stricker took to the top of the University of Wisconsin’s Camp...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: PGA Golfer Steve Stricker Hit Balls From The Top Of Camp Randall Stadium During Halftime Of Wisconsin vs. Illinois

Pro golfer Steve Stricker may be a bit conflicted when it comes to Wisconsin vs. Illinois. The Illini alumnus lives in Madison, and roots for the Badgers, who host his alma mater this afternoon. During halftime of the game, Stricker used the opportunity to get some range work in, and started driving balls to the midfield logo from the top of Camp Randall Stadium. Quite a view for...
Via College Spun
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Stricker To Tackle Tough Shot At Wisconsin Football Game

Jason Dufner was a big part of the promotion for the 2014 PGA Championship. He did everything from “baaing” like a sheep, to hitting golf balls off of the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs, and it was all magnificent. Now it’s Steve Stricker’s turn. In a contest for the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin native Stricker will take part in a cool “halftime...
Via Back9Network
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - John Deere Classic

Sometimes you're Germany, and, well, sometimes you're Brazil. For the John Deere Classic, you're either Steve Stricker or you're not, as he's pretty much dominated this tournament for the last five years, with three wins, a Top-5 and a Top-10. Watching the end of The Greenbrier, I heard a commentator saying that Stricker will be dipping into his retirement fund this week - the purse...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Odds: Spieth, Stricker Co-Favorites At John Deere

The PGA Tour heads to TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois for this week’s John Deere Classic.Many of the game’s biggest names are absent from this field, leaving Jordan Spieth and Steve Stricker to top the LVH SuperBook’s oddsboard as 10-to-1 co-favorites.Several of those big names will be in action for the Scottish Open at the Royal Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland.Rory McIlroy...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Stricker to Match Play after brother gets liver

Steve Stricker says he's going to the Match Play Championship next week now that his brother had a successful liver transplant. Stricker was leaning against playing in Arizona because his 50-year-old brother, Scott Stricker, was waiting on a transplant in Wisconsin. He said his mind was not on golf and it would be a ''long shot'' if something didn't happen soon. Later that evening...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Stricker likely to miss Match Play because of family illness

Steve Stricker is likely to miss the Match Play Championship next week because his older brother is awaiting a liver transplant at home in Wisconsin. Stricker said his 50-year-old brother, Scott Stricker, has been in the hospital since Jan. 6 and was transferred to the intensive care unit three weeks ago. Stricker said his brother has a history of health problems and took a sudden...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stricker likely to miss Match Play next week

Steve Stricker is likely to miss the Match Play Championship next week because his brother is waiting for a liver transplant. Stricker said Tuesday that 50-year-old Scott Stricker has been in intensive care for the past three weeks. The family thought there was a liver available over the weekend, but the timing did not work out. Stricker says his brother is ''walking a tightrope...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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