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Adding St. Jude as Open tuneup good move for Brooks Koepka

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) With the U.S. Open looming next week, Brooks Koepka wanted a final chance to tune up his game and added the St. Jude Classic to his schedule at the last minute. Good thing he did. Koepka matched his low score this year shooting a 6-under 64 that gave him a share of the lead with Ryan Palmer and Greg Owen after the opening round Thursday at TPC Southwind. ''It...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Strategy: The FedEx St. Jude Classic

View image | gettyimages.com We’re back for another week of PGA Daily Fantasy picks for DraftKings as we head to Memphis for the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Just one more week until the U.S. Open! I’m back again to provide daily fantasy golf picks for DraftKings’ PGA game. It’s a great week to check out DraftKings as they have some top notch contests. Come on over and take...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Crane Got All Of That One

Poor Ben Crane. He’s having one of those days at the Masters. A bad, bad day. He’s having one of those days where you wish the Masters didn’t have cameras catching your round. Ben Crane has had such a bad day that he can go ahead and make plans for Saturday and Sunday — not in Augusta. He shot a 79, which puts him at +7. This disaster on No. 12 resulted in a triple bogey...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Best Photos & Highlights From The 2015 Masters Par-3 Contest

The 2015 Masters Par-3 Contest is in the books and we’re now just hours away from the official start of the 79th Masters. Here’s a roundup of all the best photos, tweets and video from today’s Par-3 Contest at Augusta National Golf Club. View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages.com View image | gettyimages...
Via Back9Network
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tweek In Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was. 1.) The Real Reason Jason Day Won This Week Great courtesy this week!!! Thanks @Lexus #LFA pic.twitter.com/27JlVMDAOb — Jason Day (@JDayGolf) February 4, 2015   2.) …And A Slightly...
Via Back9Network
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Ben Crane & Jason Day Bet Big On CFB Title Game

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. Ben Crane & Jason Day Bet Big On CFB Title Game With the Oregon Ducks and Ohio State Buckeyes set to square off in the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship, all eyes will be on those two teams Monday night. Sure...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Streatgy: Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Kapalua, Plantation Course Hole 18 – Credit: GolfAtKapalua.com – Photo Tour It looks like the PGA DFS is back at DraftKings. And I’m back to lead The Fantasy Fix’s PGA Daily Fantasy golf coverage. We’ll try to cover at least 10 players each week to give you a flavor of who to look at it (and who to avoid). We fly off to Kapalua on the island of Maui in beautiful Hawaii...
Via The Fantasy Fix
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Bubba Watson as 'Bubbaclaus' in a delightfully absurd Christmas rap video

Professional golfer and living rap legend Bubba Watson dropped "Bubbaclaus" on Tuesday, a holiday single in which Watson plays Santa Claus in a desert while riding in a golf cart hovercraft. That's only part of the absurdity. Watson's previous hits include "Golf Boys" and "Golf Boys 2" with Ben Crane, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan. This time, a slightly deranged elf (Taylor Fulbright...
Via Fox Sports
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson stars as Santa in “Bubbaclaus The Single”…uh what? (VIDEO)

YouTube In a move that sent shock waves through the golf community, Bubba Watson has broken away from the Golf Boys and has released a video on his – Bubbaclaus “The Single”.  It’s as good as you might have expected.  Formerly connected with Ben Crane, Rickie Fowler and Hunter Mahan, Watson went solo for this jam. It’s the worst Christmas song ever created.
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

It's Movember. Here are the 11 best mustaches in golf

It's Movember. Here are the 11 best mustaches in golf, from John Daly to Rickie Fowler, Ben Crane to Padraig Harrington.
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek In Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was.  1.) Happy Halloween! L 7 Weenie with my girl @alexis.randock #WendyPeffercon #Squints #YaYa #Sandlot #HappyHa… http://t.co/awblXFidCZ pic.twitter.com/j1snBtQ5IU — Rickie Fowler (@RickieFowlerPGA...
Via Back9Network
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bae takes step toward Presidents Cup

NAPA, Calif. (AP) Bae Sang-moon won the first tournament of the PGA Tour season and already is thinking about the last one. Bae all but disappeared after winning his first PGA Tour event at the Byron Nelson Championship in the spring of 2013. In his 36 starts since then, he had not registered even a top 10. But as he went into the new season, the 28-year-old from South Korea had...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bae Sang-moon wins PGA Tour season opener at Silverado

  Bae Sang-moon of South Korea built a big lead and was steady enough down the stretch to win the Frys.com Open in the first PGA Tour event of the new season. Bae closed with a 1-over-par 73 on Sunday, the first player since Ben Crane at the St. Jude Classic to win with a final round over par. He won by two shots over Steven Bowditch, who closed with a 67 on a hot day in Napa Valley...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bae wins PGA Tour opener at Silverado

NAPA, Calif. (AP) Bae Sang-moon of South Korea built a big lead and was steady enough down the stretch to win the Frys.com Open in the first PGA Tour event of the new season. Bae closed with a 1-over 73 on Sunday, the first player since Ben Crane at the St. Jude Classic to win with a final round over par. He won by two shots over Steven Bowditch, who closed with a 67 on a hot day...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Team Room Is Jaw-Droppingly Awesome

Playing in the Ryder Cup is a huge honor for any golfer who’s given the opportunity to do so. Representing your homeland in competition is something every player dreams of, and that’s without taking into account the awesome benefits, as well. Along with attending the Ryder Cup gala, receiving the best gear, and being cheered on by thousands of insane fans, the team rooms for...
Via Back9Network
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk, Ogilvy, Crane Among Biggest FedExCup Movers

We’re halfway through the FedExCup playoffs, and the 70-player field for the BMW Championship is set (barring any withdrawals). As with every leg of the playoffs, there were a handful of players who played their way into the next round, making big jumps up the standings.  Here are some of the biggest movers from the Deutsche Bank Championship: Chris KirkNot necessarily the biggest...
Via Back9Network
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Championship Cutup Will Make Your Day

If you somehow missed the final round of the PGA Championship — or the best day of golf in the past five years — you can make up for it in four minutes. Yep, every shot aired on Sunday of the PGA Championship. I challenge you to find a better way to spend four minutes: I wish there was a quad-box like this while the tournament was on live. That’d be the only thing that could’ve...
Via Back9Network
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Golfers From NCAA Football Top 25 Schools

With all due respect to Christmas and Masters week, the “most wonderful time of the year” is upon us. That’s right, football is back. It’s Labor Day weekend, which means the college kids are back in action and the run for the national championship is on.  As the PGA Tour winds down its 2013-14 schedule, players are looking forward to the (ever so brief) offseason and the...
Via Back9Network
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Crane Gave His Phone Number To Young Fan

Ben Crane is one of the funniest guys on tour. From “Golf Boys” to his other hilarious videos, there’s so much to like about the guy. But if you were still doubting how great Crane is, here’s one more reason to love him. At The Barclays last week, Crane made a young fan’s day when he gave him his phone number. The video below is proof of just how awesome Crane is. He asked...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Crane withdraws from PGA with bad back

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Ben Crane has withdrawn from the PGA Championship because of a back problem. Crane opened with a 3-over 74 at Valhalla on Thursday before withdrawing Friday. He has a long history of back trouble. This is the second straight tournament he had to withdraw because of back pain. Last week at Firestone, he stopped after opening with rounds of 73-70. Crane is No...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek in Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was. 1) Henrik Stenson’s “Sand Bucket Challenge”  It is very dangerous to fall asleep on the beach as you can see…..worst lie ever, totally plugged!! Sand bucket… http://t.co/W921RavRFC...
Via Back9Network
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Nicklaus Says ‘If Tiger Wants to Play, I’d Choose Him’

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Jack Nicklaus “Couldn’t Imagine” Tiger Woods Missing Ryder Cup It’s a story that just won’t go away, despite the fact that everyone close to the situation or with an opinion that matters has been signing the same refrain...
Via Back9Network
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch the Bohemian Rhapsody Golf Parody

Who says the Golf Boys – headed by PGA Tour stars Bubba Watson, Hunter Mahan, Rickie Fowler and Ben Crane – are the only guys who can make golf parody songs? A new video appearing on YouTube features four golf fans – headed by some guy named Nigel Tait – singing a golf-themed parody of rock group icon Queen’s mega hit, Bohemian Rhapsody: According to the video’s description...
Via Back9Network
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Mickelson Gives Up Jug & Crane’s Long Journey

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature created to keep you up to date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. Phil Mickelson on his Career’s ‘Greatest Accomplishment’ Phil Mickelson has won almost everything there is to win in professional golf. The most notable of those wins, perhaps, was last year’s Open Championship.  Sure...
Via Back9Network
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek In Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was. 1) Players Prepare for The Open Early drive up from Hampshire for a practice round at Royal Liverpool. @the_open http://t.co/MGtgujQVgF — Justin Rose (@JustinRose99) July 7, 2014 ...
Via Back9Network
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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