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WILLIAM MCGIRT RUMORS

McGirt looking for the rare Ohio sweep

AKRON, Ohio (AP) William McGirt won his first PGA Tour event at the Memorial. Two hours up the road in Ohio and one month later, he had a three-shot lead after one round of the Bridgestone Invitational. It's a familiar theme, just a different character. Winning the Memorial and this World Golf Championship in the same year has happened only four times, and McGirt took a strong...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights | William McGirt leads after flawless round at Bridgestone Invitational

In the opening round of the 2016 World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational, William McGirt played flawlessly for a 6-under 64 and a three shot advantage heading into day 2.
Via PGA
25 days ago  |  Discuss

McGirt goes low in Ohio, leads at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) William McGirt opened with a 6-under 64 for a three-shot lead in the Bridgestone Invitational as he goes for another victory in Ohio. McGirt broke through for his first PGA Tour victory last month at the Memorial. In his World Golf Championship debut, he made six birdies and finished off his round with a 45-foot par save. Jason Day, the No. 1 player in the world...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

McGirt, Kaufman in Open field via FedEx exemption

FedEx No. 13 William McGirt and No. 18 Smylie Kaufman have secured spots in the Open field as the only two players in the FedEx top 20 who were not currently qualified.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
29 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Golf – who is William McGirt and how did he win The Memorial?

Storylines before last week’s Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide were predominately focused on the biggest names in the sport, and rightfully so. Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy had all won their previous respective tournaments. They all were considered heavy favorites. Other superstars of the game, like Dustin Johnson and Ricky Fowler also had relatively good...
Via isportsweb.com
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

William McGirt Captures 1st PGA Tour Win

“We did it. We did it. We did it. We did it. Finally.” Overheard from the CBS microphones was William McGirt embracing his caddy after his victory yesterday at the Memorial, Jack Nicklaus’ place. His son ran onto the green, rocking the same bleach blonde hair that his papa had. Victory tasted oh so sweet. In a tournament that featured all of the big names including Jordan Speith...
Via The Sports Journal
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights | William McGirt’s unforgettable win at the Memorial

In the final round of the 2016 Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, William McGirt battled through two playoff holes with Jon Curran before coming out on top to claim his first PGA TOUR victory.
Via PGA
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

William McGirt wins playoff to earn Memorial victory, U.S. Open berth

DUBLIN, Ohio -- William McGirt won for the first time on the PGA Tour with a playoff victory in the Memorial that earned him an audience with Jack Nicklaus and a spot in the U.S. Open.McGirt won in his 165th start on the tour. He played bogey-free the final round for a 1-under 71, two-putting from 65 feet to get into a playoff with Jon Curran, who closed with a 70.They finished at...
Via Associated Press
June 05, 2016  |  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...
Via Fox Sports West
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...
Via Associated Press
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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