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The Fringe: It's all fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open

Colin Montgomerie, Victor Dubuisson and Martin Kaymer enjoy fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open. 
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: It’s All Fireworks & Fun At The Turkish Airlines Open

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. Dubuisson & Kaymer Set Off Fireworks At Maxx Royal Target Challenge The Turkish Airlines Open may not get the recognition of other tournaments, but the event definitely knows how to put on a show. On Wednesday, a group of players...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Spain's Jimenez shoots 63 to lead in Turkey

BELEK, Turkey (AP) Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 9-under 63 Thursday for a one-stroke lead on the opening day of the Turkish Airlines Open. Jimenez eagled his opening hole and had seven birdies in an 11-hole stretch starting on the fourth. He was one shot off the record at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course. England's Ian Poulter also recorded an eagle and seven birdies...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Langer to be aggressive in Champions Tour finale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Bernhard Langer can afford to take an aggressive approach in the Champions Tour's Charles Schwab Cup Championship. The 57-year-old German star wrapped up the Charles Schwab Cup points title Sunday in San Antonio, taking a lot of the drama out of the season-ending event that begins Thursday at Desert Mountain. ''In the past, I was always either...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie thinks he can catch Bernhard Langer for season title

  Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he's figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week's SAS Championship, and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. Montgomerie says he's ''got a lot to do to...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2-man race headlines SAS Championship

CARY, N.C. (AP) Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he's figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week's SAS Championship and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. Montgomerie says he's ''got a...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup: U.S. Golfer Patrick Reed ‘Shushes’ European Crowd After Putt (Video)

The Americans had their work cut out for them Sunday in Scotland at the Ryder Cup, but Patrick Reed is doing all he can to inspire his teammates. Team USA entered the final day of the tournament trailing 10-6 with the Europeans needing just four points during Sunday’s singles matches to retain the Cup. The U.S. got off to a bit of a sluggish start in the make-or-break day, but...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Poulter takes game to new level at Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) Ian Poulter is being linked to Seve Ballesteros and Colin Montgomerie, two players with whom he would appear to have little in common. Ballesteros is a five-time major champion whose passion sparked growth in golf across Europe. Montgomerie is an eight-time winner of the European Tour money list. Poulter has done neither. But this isn't just golf. It...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

11 Most Memorable Ryder Cup Moments

For the first 57 years of the Ryder Cup, the Americans dominated Great Britain and Ireland. Save for an infamous halve in 1969 and hiccups in 1929, 1933 and 1957, the Americans won them all. In 1979, the rest of Europe joined in and changed the event forever. A tournament rooted in sportsmanship now stands for much more — bragging rights. With the best of the best from Europe and...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins for 2nd straight week on Euro Senior Tour

  Colin Montgomerie won the Russian Senior Open on Sunday for his second straight European Senior Tour title. Coming off a 10-stroke victory last week in England in the Travis Perkins Senior Masters, the 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 7-under 65 to beat Canada's Rick Gibson by three strokes. Montgomerie had a 14-under 202 total at Moscow Country Club. Gibson finished...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins Russian Senior Open

WOBURN, England (AP) Colin Montgomerie won the Russian Senior Open on Sunday for his second straight European Senior Tour title. Coming off a 10-stroke victory last week in England in the Travis Perkins Senior Masters, the 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 7-under 65 to beat Canada's Rick Gibson by three strokes. Montgomerie had a 14-under 202 total at Moscow Country Club...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin Montgomerie wins European Senior Tour event by record 10 strokes

WOBURN, England -- Colin Montgomerie successfully defended his Travis Perkins Senior Masters title Sunday, winning the European Senior Tour event by a tournament-record 10 strokes. The 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 5-under 67 on Woburn's Duke's Course to finish at 12-under 204, also a tournament record. The Scot earned $74,030 to push his tour-record season total...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Montgomerie wins European Senior Tour event

WOBURN, England (AP) Colin Montgomerie successfully defended his Travis Perkins Senior Masters title Sunday, winning the European Senior Tour event by a tournament-record 10 strokes. The 51-year-old Montgomerie closed with a 5-under 67 on Woburn's Duke's Course to finish at 12-under 204, also a tournament record. The Scot earned $74,030 to push his tour-record season total...
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August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 PGA Championship: adidas & Ashworth Scripting

Justin Rose, Jason Day and Sergio Garcia are likely to be seen atop the leaderboard at this week’s 2014 PGA Championship. As such, TaylorMade-adidas and Ashworth are outfitting their players to the nines with some exciting new golf apparel. Justin Rose Rosey will make his bid for a second career major while wearing the newest polo designs from Ashworth. On Thursday, he’ll sport...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 PGA Championship: Rounds 1 & 2 Tee Times and Pairings

PGA Championship Round 1 Tee Times from Golf and Course PGA Championship Round 2 Tee Times from Golf and Course Other PGA Championship Links: - 2014 PGA Championship: Valhalla Hole-By-Hole- Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy Get Custom Louisville Sluggers- 2014 PGA Championship Scripting for Jason Dufner- Last Shot: Colin Montgomerie Gets Final Major Chance at Valhalla- The Odds:...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Got $60 Million? Buy Your Own Private Golf Course & Mansion

Not too many people can say they own their own 18-hole golf course, but you could be one of those few. That is, as long as you have $60 million laying around. A 20,000-square-foot Long Island mansion with its own private USGA-rated golf course is for sale in the Hamptons. And just in case you want to run your own five-star resort, it has everything you’ll need to do so. Courtesy...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Monty Thinks Skipping Poulter for Ryder Cup is a Good Idea

When it comes to winning Ryder Cup matches, there are few people in the history of the game who have done a better job than Ian Poulter. The same can be said about Colin Montgomerie when it comes to having bad ideas. The Hall of Fame Champions Tour player and part-time television commentator recently suggested that European Team captain Paul McGinley should not use one of his captain’s...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bunkers in Baghdad Donates 5 Million Golf Balls to Soldiers

Bunkers in Baghdad – a not-for-profit charity that helps current and former military in the golfing spirit – has announced they’ve donated over five million golf balls to troops since 2008. The announcement was made on the charity’s website (www.bunkersinbaghdad.com) on Friday. As an added footnote, the charity also announced they’ve donated upwards of 200,000 golf clubs...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 PGA Championship: Valhalla Hole-By-Hole

The PGA Championship is returning to Valhalla for the first time since 2000, and the third time in the tournament’s history. Golf’s final major headed south from Oak Hill in 2013 to Louisville this year, where 7,458 yards of Kentucky landscape will challenge the game’s top competitors for four rounds.  Valhalla is one of the best courses on tour when it comes to views of the...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tournament Hole of the Week: WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

2014 Open Championship Hole of the Day:Royal Liverpool’s 1st | Royal Liverpool’s 5th | Royal Liverpool’s 14th | Royal Liverpool’s 18th 2014 U.S. Open Hole of the Day:Pinehurst No. 2′s 5th | Pinehurst No. 2′s 8th | Pinehurst No. 2′s 9th| Pinehurst No. 2′s 18th 2014 Masters Hole of the Day:Augusta’s No. 1 | Augusta’s No. 3 | Augusta’s No. 12 | Augusta’s...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Paulina Hits the Water & Langer Wants Ryder Cup Shot

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. Paulina Gretzky Hits the Water Paulina Gretzky’s Instagram account used to say “I’m a mermaid,” so it’s not surprise that this girl loves the water. What is a bit of a surprise is that this week was the first time she’s...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Last Shot: Colin Montgomerie Gets Final Major Chance at Valhalla

Every sport has its hall of fame player who never quite achieved the ultimate goal. Football has Dan Marino, who played 17 seasons and set dozens of passing records but never won the Super Bowl. Baseball has Ken Griffey Jr., the greatest player of the steroid era not to be linked to performance-enhancing drugs, who hit 630 home runs in 22 years but never even played in a World Series...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfing On Airplanes Is Really Taking Off

What is it with guys hitting golf balls on airplanes? First it was Bubba Watson and now, we’ve got Dutch star Joost Luiten getting in on the trend. Luiten has been sponsored by KLM, or Royal Dutch Airlines since 2013 and during a recent photo shoot for the company, hit some balls out of the engine of one of their Boeing 747′s.At schiphol Airport Hangaar 11 photoshoot for KLM...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for April 15, 2014

ALL TIMES EASTERN College Basketball Texas-Arlington at Texas — Longhorn Network, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Nebraska — Big Ten Network, 7:30 p.m. Oklahoma at Oklahoma State — Fox College Sports Central, 7:30 p.m. College Football CFB Daily: Spring Blitz — ESPNU, 4:30 p.m. College Football Live — ESPN2, 5 p.m. CONCACAF Champions League Final, Leg 1 Cruz Azul vs. Deportivo Toluca...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri's Dubious Distinction

The Missouri Tigers needed to beat the Georgia Bulldogs on Tuesday night in Athens, Ga. They didn't. They didn't even come close. Inaccurate shooting, impatient ballhandling, and ineffective defense led to a blowout loss against a team that was finished as an at-large NCAA tournament candidate in early January. Missouri trailed Georgia, 67-43, with two minutes left...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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