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Tiger Woods Called William McGirt ‘An Idiot’ For Not Scoreboard Watching

Everyone loves a good Tiger Woods story and William McGirt has one.  Speaking from the broadcast booth on Golf Channel following a final-round 68 at the Sanderson Farms Championship on Monday, McGirt relayed to the television audience that he was a scoreboard watcher, a relatively recent change for him and one that was prompted by an impromptu advice session with Woods at the 2012...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Turn: Back9Network Tears Up The BMW Racetrack

Follow Back9Network ambassadors Kyle Thompson, William McGirt and PGA Tour player Ben Martin to the BMW Performance Center in Greensville, South Carolina to see if they’re as steady behind the wheel as they are on the tee box. Back9Network’s flagship hour of golf, pop culture, debate, and entertainment will be delivered on “The Turn.” Co-hosted by veteran golf writer Shane...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Trust Open: Round 3 recap

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Without any of the PGA Tour's heavyweights at the top of the leaderboard this week at the Northern Trust Open, a theme began to emerge after Saturday's third round. The clubhouse leader, William McGirt, and two of the guys chasing him, Charlie Beljan and Jason Allred, are far from phenoms. They stood in front of the media Saturday afternoon recalling...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Back9 Ambassador: William McGirt

William McGirt is a professional golfer from Boiling Springs, SC. McGirt attended Woffard College and turned pro in 2004. After a couple years on what is now the Tour, McGirt earned his PGA Tour card in 2010 via Q-School and hasn’t looked back. He made the FedEx Cup playoffs for the first time in 2011 and again last year in 2013. One of his favorite places to visit is Cape...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Back9′s William McGirt Leads the Northern Trust Open

On the strength of five birdies among his first six holes Saturday, Back9Network ambassador William McGirt jumped to the top of the leaderboard at the Northern Trust Open with a third-round 6-under 65. That gives him a two-shot lead heading into Sunday’s final round at Riviera Country Club.And it puts the 34-year-old on track to collect his first career PGA Tour victory. McGirt...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

McGirt shoots 65, leads by 2 heading into final round at Riviera

William McGirt made eight birdies in 13 holes and wound up with a 6-under 65 in the Northern Trust Open on Saturday for a two-shot lead going into the final round. McGirt has never held a 54-hole lead on the U.S. PGA Tour. He had one close call when he was runner-up at the Canadian Open two years ago. With steady play in calm conditions off Sunset Boulevard, he opened up a two-shot...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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