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MLB Network, Golf Channel, NFL Network, and NBATV Ratings Buzz: August 11-17

MLB Network Top 10 Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 SAT. NIGHT BASEBALL/JIP: Milwaukee/L.A. Dodgers Sat 10:00PM-11:40PM 100 0.2 367 2 SHOWCASE GAME: L.A. Dodgers/Atlanta or Detroit/Pittsburgh Tue 7:00PM-10:09PM 189 0.3 343 3 MLB TONIGHT POSTGAME Tue 10:09PM-11:12PM 63 0.2 245 4 AFTERNOON GAME JIP: Oakland/Kansas City Thu 3:51PM- 5:23PM 92 0.1 205 5...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Movers and Losers - The Barclays

Ouch. That's all I have to say about my performance last week. If I could put myself in the column below under "Losers" that'd be ideal, as I dropped a number of ranks in my effort to bottle lightening and jump over those picking the chalk. Speaking of making the cut, here's how important it is to be a successful in my rankings: of the Top-15 for my power rankings...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Why Camilo Villegas’ win is big for the Tour

After bursting onto the scene in 2008 by taking second place in the FedEx Cup Playoffs, courtesy of two wins in four events, Camilo Villegas’ was on track to be the next young gun to challenge Tiger and Phil. Ladies loved him for his good looks and charm, guys admired him for his length off the tee and the way he read putts from ground level, giving him the nickname “hombre araña...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Most Incredible 1,476 Feet in Golf

New Zealand is known for its breathtaking scenery and majestic landscapes — not necessarily its golf. Now, however, you can combine the two into one unbelievable experience with the help of a helicopter and a 1,476-foot drop.  Seriously, that ridiculously awesome par-3 19th hole at the Legends Golf and Safari Resort in South Africa may have some company at the top of the “world’s...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tricky 18th hole helps Villegas win Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while. The tricky 18th hole at Sedgefield Country Club tripped up his top two challengers. Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first on the PGA Tour since 2010 after Freddie Jacobson and Nick Watney ran into trouble on the final hole. '...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Camilo Villegas Victorious Again, Inbee Park Too

Camilo Villegas got back in the winner’s circle, so did Inbee Park in a major way, and so did Bernhard Langer for the fifth time this year. Here’s a look back at the weekend in golf: Camilo Villegas’ 63 good enough for winCamilo Villegas opened the Wyndham Championship with a 7-under-par 63 on Thursday, and then closed with the same number on Sunday – good enough to collect...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010. Villegas shot a 7-under 63 and finished at 17-under 263. He earned $954,000 and 500 FedEx Cup points in the final regular-season event. The Colombian had four birdies and an eagle on the front nine, added a birdie on the par-5 15th and took the lead into...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010. Villegas shot a 7-under 63 and finished at 17-under 263. He earned $954,000 and 500 FedEx Cup points in the final regular-season event. The Colombian had four birdies and an eagle on the front nine, added a birdie on the par-5 15th and took the lead into...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas takes one-stroke lead at Wyndham Championship

  Camilo Villegas got away from golf for a little while, and his game came back. A recharged Villegas shot a 7-under-par 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship. North Carolina natives Webb Simpson and William McGirt shot 64, and Scott Langley, Heath Slocum, Paul Casey, Andrew Loupe and Martin Laird were another stroke back in the...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Villegas takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Camilo Villegas shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship. North Carolina natives Webb Simpson and William McGirt had 64, and Scott Langley, Heath Slocum, Paul Casey, Andrew Loupe and Martin Laird were another stroke back in the final event before the PGA Tour's playoffs. Villegas hasn'...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Harry Styles Hits The Links & When Lightning Strikes

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.Harry Styles Ties Back His Hair For Golf; People Go NutsOne Direction front man Harry Styles was seen out in Los Angeles playing golf, which is great for Harry, but even better for the game of golf. Most outlets are reporting about his hair...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Camilo Villegas Gator Chomps At The Players Championship

The Players Championship is set to tee off on Thursday, and former Florida Gator Camilo Villegas is in Ponte Vedra repping the Orange and Blue.
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Best Argyle Looks in Golf History

Reigning U.S. Open champion Justin Rose shot up the leaderboard Friday into a tie for second at the Wells Fargo Championship, one shot behind leader Martin Flores. Rose carded four birdies and an eagle to go with one bogey, good for a 5-under 67 on the day.That wasn’t the lowest score of the round, as Brendon de Jonge posted an impressive 10-under 62 (18 shots better than his 8...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Pros Don Classic Threads at Zurich Classic

With the PGA Tour’s Zurich Classic ongoing this week, we’re reminded of a fashion show put on two years ago at TPC Louisiana by some of of the game’s biggest names.In 2012, Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose, Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell, Ben Crane and Camilo Villegas all dressed up in clothes from 1912 to participate in the Fore!Kids Foundation three-hole shootout...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Zurich Classic Fantasy Golf Picks

Here are your Zurich Classic Fantasy Golf Picks. TPC Louisiana hosted a favorite moment of mine from the 2013 season. Not only did Billy Horschel take home his first ever victory, he set the course record, with a 20-under 268. Just a quarter hour outside of New Orleans, TPC Louisiana’s golf course stretches over 250 acres of wetlands along the Mississippi River delta. Despite...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Bruce Jenner Used for Target Practice

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s newest daily feature created to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.Keeping Up with Bruce JennerBruce Jenner has a lot going on these days, but there’s one thing that does keep the former Olympian’s spirits up: golf. In an article that Jenner wrote for “Golf Digest” back in 2009,...
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March 19, 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) We’d Suggest Taking Them OffJust got to the golf course… Any suggestions on how I should wear this shoes??? pic.twitter.com/Hb1N30VHDP— Camilo Villegas (@CamiloVillegasR) February...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson, Villegas lead at John Deere

It took years for Zach Johnson to feel comfortable at his hometown tournament. These days, Johnson is more relaxed than anyone in the field - and that's a major reason why he's in early position to repeat as the champion of the John Deere Classic. Johnson shot a 7-under 64 and is tied with Camilo Villegas for the lead after Thursday's opening round of the John Deere...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Player poses nude for ESPN Mag

Golf legend Gary Player is in pretty good shape for a 77-year-old, and in an upcoming issue of ESPN the Magazine, readers will get to see just how fit the nine-time major winner is. On Thursday, ESPN announced the names of the athletes who posed nude for the magazine's fourth annual "Body Issue," which hits newsstands July 12. Among them? The septuagenarian Player...
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June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

4 Americans to qualify for British Open in Texas

Americans Josh Teater, Johnson Wagner, Scott Brown and Bud Cauley earned places at the British Open in very windy conditions Monday at the international final qualifying at the par-70 Gleneagles Country Club Queens Course. The 34-year-old Teater shot rounds of 64 and 69 to take medalist honors and qualify for his first major championship. There were eight spots available at this...
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Luke Guthrie leads Honda after great round

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Luke Guthrie had the best round of the tournament. He is in the lead going into the weekend at the Honda Classic. And hardly anyone noticed. Not on a day when defending champion Rory McIlroy walked off the course in the middle of his round. He told reporters he was "not in a good place mentally," and then released a statement saying his...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Encouraging first round for Johnson

Camilo Villegas does not have full status on the PGA Tour, but he does hold the first-round lead at the Honda Classic. Villegas shot 64 Thursday at PGA National's Champion Course to take a one-shot lead. Here are Five Things of note from the day: 1. More success Villegas finished 150th on last year's money list but is in the Honda Classic field because of his 2010 victory...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Villegas takes lead with late eagle

With one great shot, Camilo Villegas turned a solid ground into his lowest start in more than a year. Villegas drilled a 3-wood into 8 feet on the par-5 18th hole and made the eagle putt for a 6-under-par 64. That gave him a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler, Branden Grace, Graham DeLaet and Robert Streb after the first round of the Honda Classic. Defending champion Rory McIlroy...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Tour card won't get teen to tee box

The final Q-School that granted direct access to the PGA Tour could turn out to be a waste of a remarkable effort by Si Woo Kim. The 17-year-old from South Korea made it through all four stages of qualifying -- that includes a pre-qualifying stage in September -- and was among 25 players who earned their cards Monday at PGA West after six days of the final qualifying tournament...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

South Korean has PGA Tour card and no place to go

The final Q-school that granted direct access to the PGA Tour could turn out to be a waste of a remarkable effort by Si Woo Kim. The 17-year-old from South Korea made it through all four stages of qualifying - that includes a pre-qualifying stage in September - and was among 25 players who earned their cards Monday at PGA West. Trouble is, he can't become a PGA Tour member until...
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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