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Cherry Hills proves to be no pushover

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) Cherry Hills had not hosted a PGA Tour-sanctioned event in nearly 30 years. When factoring in the mile-high air, it is relatively short by tour standards. Players talked about scores in the low 60s. It looked like it might be a fun place to play. Nobody shot better than 67 in the first round of the BMW Championship. Rory McIlroy, the world's...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) Rory McIlroy felt anything under par was a good score Thursday at Cherry Hills, even if he had reason to expect much better. McIlroy ran out of par saves late in the opening round at the BMW Championship and had to settle for a 3-under 67, still enough for the world's No. 1 player to share the lead with Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland. U.S. Open...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Frustrated’ Rory McIlroy Puts Hole In Partition

Through one round at the BMW Championship, Rory McIlroy, to no one’s surprise, is in the lead. He carded a 3-under-par 67, tied with Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland. But the world’s No. 1 player was “a little frustrated” afterward. That’s because through 15 holes he was 5-under. Two bogeys in his final three holes capped his day. “I feel like it should have been better...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Callaway Apex MB, UT Irons Designed For The Better Player

Callaway Golf has just unveiled the latest additions to its Apex iron family, this time focusing on the low-handicappers in your foursome. According to the announcement, the new Callaway Apex MB and Apex UT irons were designed specifically for the better player while encompassing feedback from the company’s tour staff, including Gary Woodland, Pat Perez and Marc Warren. These clubs...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Risk and Reward - PGA Championship

This week's field at the PGA Championship is expected to be the year's strongest, with 99 of the world's top 100 expected to play. With so many excellent players, it is inevitable that I missed some on my power rankings and that there are some that should simply be avoided. With it's multi-tiered greens, Valhalla places an emphasis on putting and approach placement...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: PGA Championship

Welcome back to another edition of The Fantasy Fix’s Daily Fantasy golf column. And this one is a MAJOR edition. This week we are off to the PGA Championship at Valhalla – the fourth and final major on the tour. And DraftKings has rolled out the red carpet again with some fantastic games including a chance at $100,000 for an entry fee of only $20 in the PGA $100K Medium King...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Risk and Reward - Quicken Loans National

I'm going to take a bite out of the field for the Quicken Loans National to give you an idea of what this weekend might taste like. Too soon for a Luis Suarez joke? My apologies. But picking players for fantasy golf can be a little bit like picking teams to win at the World Cup. There's your established players, the talent that has been playing hot and should be expected...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 U.S. Open: Best Day 2 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.Related Link: Best Day 1 StyleHere’s who wore their Friday best for the second...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Under Armour Scripting for 2014 U.S. Open

Jordan Spieth and Gary Woodland are two of the biggest young guns competing at this week’s U.S. Open Championship, and they will be wearing some of the newest garb from Under Armour throughout the tournament. Both Jordan and Gary will trust Under Armour’s Performance Polo, Heather Stripe Polo, Coldback Emboss Polo, Heather Solid Polo and Bent Grass Pants as they compete for their...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golf fan crashes his motorized scooter into a tree

Look, I don't consider myself a bad person, but when this old dude at the Byron Nelson Championship crashed his motorized scooter into a tree and "timbered" into the rough I couldn't help but laugh...and watch it over-and-over.Haha...makes me laugh every time.  Look, the old guy is OK so he's fair game at this point.Gary Woodland seemed genuinely concerned...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan crashes scooter into tree behind Gary Woodland at Byron Nelson Classic (video)

Following a shot by Gary Woodland during Thursday’s play at the Byron Nelson Classic at the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas, a fan operating a motorized scooter either lost control temporarily of the motorized scooter he was operating or was not paying attention as he crashed it right into a tree along the […] The post Fan crashes scooter into tree behind Gary Woodland...
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May 16, 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

Match Play at a glance

A brief look at the first round of the Match Play Championship on Wednesday at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain: Match of the day: Down three holes with three to play, Graeme McDowell rallied to tie Gary Woodland and won with a birdie on the 19th hole. Shot of the day: Top-seeded Henrik Stenson hit a 65-yard bunker shot to 2 1/2 feet to set up a par win on the par-4...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

McDowell, Dufner open Match Play with big rallies

MARANA, Ariz. -- Graeme McDowell pulled off the biggest surprise Wednesday in an opening round of comebacks in the Match Play Championship. McDowell was 4 down through seven holes and still three holes behind with three to play when he staged an improbable rally against Florida neighbor Gary Woodland. McDowell seized on Woodland's mistakes to win the next three holes, and then...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

McDowell, Dufner open Match Play with big rallies

Graeme McDowell pulled off the biggest surprise Wednesday in an opening round of comebacks in the Match Play Championship. McDowell was 4 down through seven holes and still three holes behind with three to play when he staged an improbable rally against Florida neighbor Gary Woodland. McDowell seized on Woodland's mistakes to win the next three holes, and then put him away with...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Accenture Match Play Fantasy Golf Picks

Here are your Accenture Match Play Fantasy Golf Picks. This week, we get a 64 player Match Play Bracket showdown at Dove Mountain just outside of the city The Eagles made famous; Tuscon, Arizona. Here is a downloadable and printable Bracket. There are no daily games, or Yahoo! games available this week, but, both The Golf Channel and PGA Tour have Bracket Challenges. Please find...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Stallings rallies from 3 back to win at Torrey Pines

Scott Stallings made birdie on the par-5 18th hole at Torrey Pines to win the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday. Stalling was three shots behind going into the final round, and one of eight players who had a chance in the final hour of the tournament. He narrowly cleared the water with his second shot on the 18th and easily got up-and-down for a 4-under 68. Gary Woodland appeared...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Tiger opens with a 72 on Torrey's tougher course

The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open. Cink ran off three straight birdies late in his round on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines for an 8-under-par 64. That gave him a one-shot lead over Gary Woodland. Perez had a 67 on the South Course, which...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Moore wins CIMB Classic in playoff

Ryan Moore birdied the first hole of a playoff with Gary Woodland on Monday to win the CIMB Classic after an overnight wait caused by thunderstorms. Moore made a 5-foot birdie putt on par-5 18th hole after Woodland was short with his chip from just off the green. Woodland and Moore finished at 14-under-par 274 after 72 holes on Sunday with darkness descending on the Kuala Lumpur...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

CIMB Classic Leading Scores

Leading scores Sunday from the CIMB Classic, a US PGA Tour and Asian Tour event at the 6,967-yard, par-72 Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club West Course: Final Round x denotes playoff to be held Monday x-Ryan Moore, United States 63-72-69-70-274 x-Gary Woodland, United States 68-70-67-69-274 Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Thailand 67-69-69-70-275 Chris Stroud, United States 67-69-68...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Woodland, Moore headed for playoff

Gary Woodland and Ryan Moore finished tied for the lead after the final round of the CIMB Classic on Sunday, with the sudden-death playoff postponed until Monday due to darkness. Woodland and Moore finished on 14-under 274 after a day interrupted by rain delays, a stroke ahead of Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Chris Stroud at 13 under. Woodland had a chance to win the title on the 18th...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Stroud, Moore lead at CIMB Classic

Chris Stroud and Ryan Moore both overcame mistakes and bogeys on the back nine Saturday to take a share of the lead after the third round of the CIMB Classic. Stroud started the day five strokes back but surged into contention after five birdies on the front nine - including four in a row - before hitting into the water on the 12th hole and carding two bogeys for a 4-under 68. ...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiger withdraws from Begay's event

Tiger Woods has pulled out of a charity event for good friend Notah Begay because of his ailing back. The Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge said Tuesday night that Gary Woodland will replace Woods in the field Wednesday at Turning Stone Resort. Woods said he felt stiffness in his back last week at The Barclays from a soft bed in his hotel. He said he suffered a back spasm during...
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August 27, 2013  |  1 Comment

Tiger Woods withdraws from Begay's charity event

Tiger Woods has pulled out of a charity event for good friend Notah Begay because of his ailing back. The Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge said Tuesday night that Gary Woodland will replace Woods in the field Wednesday at Turning Stone Resort. Woods said he felt stiffness in his back last week at The Barclays from a soft bed in his hotel. He said he suffered a back spasm during...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam Scott Wins Barclays, Tiger Woods Ties for Second After Battling Back Spasm

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Masters champion Adam Scott won The Barclays on Sunday after everyone around him did their best to lose it. Scott played bogey-free at Liberty National, making only two birdies on the back nine for a 5-under 66 that put him in the mix of a crowded leaderboard at the top. Turns out he was the only one who stayed there. “I can’t believe it, to be honest,...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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