John Daly, David Duval Back to Q-School Thanks to Flawed System

Despite being major champions and two of the most notable names on the PGA Tour in the last 20 years, John Daly and David Duval will be heading back to Q-School Dec. 11-16.  “It’s a hard cut,” said Tom Alter, PGA Tour spokesman, regarding the FedExCup points 200th-place cut-off to get into the Web.com Tour Finals. Those players outside the top 200 in FedExCup points are forced...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Risk and Reward - The Greenbrier Classic

If I could predict everything, there would be no real point in anyone playing fantasy golf, since I'd be in first in every league. But, your humble fantasy golf guru can't, and I don't know if I'd want that power (something about great powers requiring responsibility, and who needs more of that?). Last week, I told you Keegan Bradley was a shoe-in, a bond purchase...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 U.S. Open: Best Day 1 Style

As per usual, with the golf season’s second major comes another fantastic chance to see what the leading apparel companies have up their sleeves. Their players are getting more TV time, and playing in front of larger audiences, so the stakes are raised not only for the athletes but the clothiers as well.Here’s who wore their Thursday best for the first round of the U.S. Open...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

HP Byron Nelson Championship Fantasy Golf Picks

Here are your HP Byron Nelson Championship Fantasy Golf Picks. In 1945 Byron Nelson won 11 straight events and finished the year with 18 total victories. Fake-golf fans that is some excellent production. The legend’s tournament takes place at TPC Four Seasons Resort, in Irving, Texas. The course is a par 70, with large dance floors and tree-lined fairways. Players who are long...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: HP Byron Nelson Championship

This week the PGA tour stops at the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, TX for the HP Byron Nelson Championship. Below you will find my DraftStreet daily fantasy picks for the tournament this week. Come on and join me for a round! It’s a thin field week so you’ll need to dig deep for the picks this week. Tour Stop The TPC Four Seasons is a 7,166 yard par 70 course that was built...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Refreshing Golf’s Rigid Rules

Follow up to DA Points is Pointed off Pebble Beach In my last article I discussed DA Point’s disqualification and golf’s odd rule 14-3. This isn’t golf’s only weird rule – not by a long shot! Rule 17-3 states that you incur a two-stroke penalty for holing a shot if the ball hits the flagstick and someone is standing near it.  Rule 19-2 discloses that if your ball is in...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

DA Points is Pointed Off at Pebble Beach

Sponge-ball incident disqualifies DA Points at Pro-Am. A rather innocuous action by DA Points has led to the golf season’s first controversial disqualification, but likely not the last. Waiting an unusual amount of time for the group ahead to clear the 18th fairway, DA Points placed a green sponge-ball between his torso and arm and proceeded to take some practice swings off to...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek In Review: This Week’s Best Tweets (Part 3)

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.18) Reactions to Richard Sherman:Richard Sherman is the best corner in the NFL! #truth #justaskhim— Bob Estes (@BobEstesPGA) January 20, 2014 Richard Sherman is why there are post game...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfstradamaus: The Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Aloha, my friends and welcome to 2014! It’s hard to imagine that just 12 months ago you were all making the same promises to yourselves that you’ll be making again 12 months from now, but trust me, you will be. “Oh, I’m going to go to the gym this year!” and “oh, I think I’ll cut back on my gambling” and “this will be the year I get to single-digits.” Sure, bud...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Donald, Garcia, De Jonge to play Nedbank

Luke Donald, Sergio Garcia and Brendon de Jonge are the latest players to confirm they will be at the expanded Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City in December, organizers said Friday. No. 4-ranked Henrik Stenson and No. 5 Justin Rose, the U.S. Open champion, were confirmed for the Dec. 5-8 event last week. D.A. Points, a two-time winner on the PGA Tour, also will play for the $1...
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November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

First look at Tour Championship field

Here are the 30 players in this week's Tour Championship, with a quick look at how they got here. 1. Tiger Woods : World No. 1 player with five PGA Tour wins this season, yet none of them majors. 2. Henrik Stenson : Swede entered playoffs 31st in points, then won Deutsche Bank Championship. 3. Adam Scott : Broke cellophane on majors with Masters win in April; Aussie also...
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

PGA Tour FedExCup Leaders

Through July 14 Rank Player Points YTD Money 1. Tiger Woods 2,380 $5,909,742 2. Matt Kuchar 1,964 $4,393,265 3. Brandt Snedeker 1,603 $3,679,155 4. Phil Mickelson 1,518 $3,417,984 5. Billy Horschel 1,459 $3,048,787 6. Justin Rose 1,358 $3,032,310 7. Bill Haas 1,320 $2,902,296 8. Kevin Streelman 1,259 $2,588,629 9. Boo Weekley 1,196 $2,340,859 10. Jason Day 1,148 $2,628...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Billy Horschel Wins in the Big Easy

  I have to admit, before he got his first PGA Tour victory this past weekend, I didn’t know a lot about Billy Horschel. In fact, I was hoping that he wouldn’t win, because who wants to spell Horschel on a regular basis? Not me. But, I am a professional, so I will press on. So we’ve established that I did not know much about Billy Horschel and I would guess that...
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Billy Horschel wins Zurich Classic

Billy Horschel shot an 8-under 64 Sunday in the final round of the Zurich Classic, maintaining his composure through two weather delays for his first-career PGA Tour victory. The American began the day two shots behind third-round leader Lucas Glover and surged into the lead with six straight birdies after the first delay. He finished at 20 under, narrowly holding off Shell Houston...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas Glover leads after third round

Lucas Glover increased his lead to two strokes in the Zurich Classic to remain in position for his first victory in two years. The 2009 U.S. Open winner shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday to reach 14 under at TPC Louisiana. Kyle Stanley, Jimmy Walker, Billy Horschel and D.A. Points were tied for second. Stanley had a 65, Walker and Horschel shot 66, and Points had a 70. Guan Tianlang...
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April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Your April 1st Pin Sheet

Here's your April 1st Pin Sheet: PGATOUR.com's Daily Wrap-Up following DA Points win. More on DA Points' putter from Melanie Houser:  "Points came into the week struggling. Playing like -- his word -- garbage. He had made all of two cuts in nine starts this year and needed something. Anything. So he grabbed a handful of putters and headed to Houston where...
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April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Points snags win in Houston

It took a little more time than expected due to a long weather delay, but D.A. Points was up to the task, winning his second career PGA Tour title behind an 6-under 66 for a one-shot victory, earning a spot in the Masters as well. Here are 5 Things to take away from Points' win: 1. TAKING THE POINTS: To say this victory came out of nowhere would be an understatement for Points...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Points wins the Houston Open

D.A. Points came back from a long rain delay and made four pars. The last one gave him a one-shot victory in the Houston Open and sent him to the Masters. Points closed with a 6-under 66 on Sunday, saving par on the last two holes at Redstone Golf Club to outlast Masters-bound Henrik Stenson and Billy Horschel. The final round was halted for nearly three hours because of storms...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Your March 29th Pin Sheet

Here's your March 29th Pin Sheet: PGATOUR.com's Daily Wrap-Up. Marcel Siem holds a three shot lead at Trophee Hassan II.  First round leader DA Points uses his mom's putter.  Pfft.  Mama's boy.  "A little shinier, a little heavier and more balanced. A refurbished version of the old 1980s Ping Anser D.A. Points took out of his mother’s golf bag...
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March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Points takes lead with Mom's putter

The putter D.A. Points once took from his mother paid off nicely for him Thursday in the Houston Open. Points opened with five straight birdies and wound up with an 8-under 64 on a pleasant morning with only moderate wind at Redstone Golf Club. He had a one-shot lead over Cameron Tringale and John Rollins. Rory McIlroy had to fight hard for a 73. In his final tournament before...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Qualifier holds Houston Open lead

Steve Wheatcroft hates going to Monday qualifiers. He was reminded Friday why they can be worth it. Wheatcroft ran off three straight birdies early in his round and kept bogeys off his card for a second straight 5-under 67. That gave him a one-shot lead over D.A. Points and Jason Kokrak going into the weekend at the Houston Open. Rory McIlroy also will be around, but just barely...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

We've just scratched surface on Rory

Quick hits of the 2012 PGA Tour season, packed into tidy three-packs for easy consumption: Best tournaments (non-major/WGC category) 1. Wells Fargo: Young and fearless, Rickie Fowler earns his first PGA Tour win with a scintillating wedge shot to beat Rory McIlroy and D.A. Points in a playoff. 2. Northern Trust Open: Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley birdie the 72nd hole to force...
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December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Harman gets to play, but all by himself

Brian Harman, the first alternate, made his debut in The Players Championship and shot 73. It was a round he won't easily forget, for reasons not the least bit related to his score. In a bizarre situation that no one could recall happening before, Harman was assigned a separate tee time and had to play as a single Thursday because he could not be found when D.A. Points abruptly...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Fowler wins at Quail Hollow in playoff

Rickie Fowler is finally a winner on the PGA Tour. Fowler, billed as one of the rising American stars, delivered a clutch shot on the 18th hole in a playoff for a 4-foot birdie to beat U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy and D.A. Points on Sunday in the Wells Fargo Championship. The 23-year-old Fowler won in his 67th PGA Tour start as a pro. He already has become one of the most popular...
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May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Watch to watch today: What to watch today

Tiger Woods makes his U.S. season debut at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, his first time in the event since 2002. He and partner Tony Romo tee off a couple of hours before Golf Channel coverage starts at 3 p.m. Other celebrities include Bill Murray (back to defend his title with pro D.A. Points), Aaron Rodgers, Bill Belichick, Nick Saban, Ray Romano and Jim Harbaugh.
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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