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PGA Tour: Putnam, Knox top Las Vegas leaderboard after 2nd round

  Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Putnam is played his fourth PGA Tour event. He earned his tour card this year through the Web.com Tour. ''It was a good round,'' said Putnam, who birdied all three par 5s. ''I started...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Putnam, Knox top Las Vegas leaderboard

LAS VEGAS (AP) Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Putnam is played his fourth PGA Tour event. He earned his tour card this year through the Web.com Tour. ''It was a good round,'' said Putnam, who birdied all three par 5s. '...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: George McNeill

The Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the week of June 30th through July 6th comes on the golf course and goes to George McNeill. McNeill finished second only to Angel Cabrera over the weekend at the Greenbriar Classic in Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. McNeill finished at -14 for the tournament, but on Sunday, had the best round of the day by shooting a 61. McNeill’s...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ángel Cabrera Wins First Non-Major PGA Tour Event

Ángel Cabrera’s PGA Tour career has been something of a statistical anomaly. While many players have had success in regular events on the Tour but have failed to win a major, Cabrera has been the exact opposite. Before this week, both of his two career PGA Tour victories had come at major championships (2007 U.S. Open and 2009 Masters). That all changed at the Greenbrier Classic...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

McNeill's 61 Good For Second At Greenbrier

((HT: PGA Tour/CBS Sports))Jason Sobel did a terrific column explaining how George McNeill went out today and lit up the Greenbrier Resort for a final round-61. He finished runner-up to Angel Cabrera who finished 64-64.McNeill's older sister was in a losing battle with cancer that had metastasized along her spine and he has been constantly getting updates on her condition while...
Via Online Sports Guys
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Angel Cabrera, Greenbrier Fans Win Big

Angel Cabrera came into the Greenbrier Classic in a slump and he left a champion. A couple of Sunday aces meant a number of fans left White Sulphur Springs a little richer and Graeme McDowell went low in a water-logged final round in Paris to successfully defend his Alstom Open de France title. Here’s a look back at the weekend in golf: Angel Cabrera Claims Greenbrier Classic  For...
Via Back9Network
July 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...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Zurich Classic of New Orleans

Justin Rose – Photo Credit: David Walberg / SI This week the PGA tour heads to the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at the TPC Louisiana just west of New Orleans. Below you will find my DraftStreet daily fantasy picks for the tournament this week. Tour Stop The TPC Louisiana is a 7,399 yards, par 72 course built in 2004. The Zurich has been at this course since 2005 (with only one...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Valspar Championship

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Daily Fantasy golf picks. We are back for yet another week of play. This week’s Daily Fantasy picks for the Valspar Championship PGA tournament are below. Photo Credit: Associated Press Tour Stop Another tour stop, another week in sunny Florida as this week we head to Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Florida to play the Copperhead Course to chase the...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

McNeill nabs lead at McGladrey Classic

George McNeill hit six shots at Sea Island to finish off his 8-under 62 and take a one-shot lead in the McGladrey Classic on Friday. The first round could not be completed because of a two-hour fog delay on Thursday. McNeil had an 18-foot birdie putt on the eighth when darkness stopped play. He said he couldn't read the putt, so he decided to wait until the morning. He missed...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Castro leads at Congressional

Roberto Castro didn't qualify for the U.S. Open this year. But he felt as if he played in one at Congressional on Thursday in the AT&T National. Castro ran off three straight birdies late in his round for a 5-under 66, giving him the lead on a tough day that didn't yield too many low scores considering the cloud cover and relatively soft conditions. Billy Horschel,...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ten Golf Surprises in 2013

Let's see,  I did not have Webb Simpson winning the U.S. Open, I missed Ernie Els winning The Open Championship and Bubba Watson winning the Masters never entered my mind. I must also confess up front that I did not have Charlie Beljan, Tommy " Two Gloves" Gainey, Kyle Stanley, Jonas Blixt, John Huh or George McNeill  as  winners in 2012. And I told anyone who would...
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Pressure is on at year's final event

The final PGA Tour event of the year is a lot like the final stage of Q-school, one last chance for so many players to earn their full cards for next year. The field at Disney looks like Q-school, too. The only player from the top 50 in the world ranking is Robert Garrigus, who checks in at No. 42. Only five players from the top 50 on the PGA Tour money list are at Disney -- Garrigus...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Pressure is on for players trying to keep cards

The final PGA Tour event of the year is a lot like the final stage of Q-school, one last chance for so many players to earn their full cards for next year. The field at Disney looks like Q-school, too. The only player from the top 50 in the world ranking is Robert Garrigus, who checks in at No. 42. Only five players from the top 50 on the PGA Tour money list are at Disney - Garrigus...
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November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Golf Glance

PGA TOUR TRANSITIONS CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Palm Harbor, Florida. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, Copperhead Course (7,340 yards, par 71). Purse: $5.5 million. Winner's share: $990,000. Last year: Gary Woodland won his first PGA Tour title, beating Webb Simpson by a stroke. Woodland shot 67-68-67-67. Last week: Justin Rose won the Cadillac...
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March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Jones conquers winds, takes 3-shot lead

Matt Jones shot a 5-under 67 in windy conditions Friday to open a three-stroke lead over George McNeill in the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open. Jones, tied with McNeill for the first-round lead, had a bogey-free round to reach 11-under 133 on the Trump International course. The Australian is winless on the PGA Tour. ''I've been putting really well and chipping unbelievably...
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March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jones, McNeill share Puerto Rico lead

Matt Jones and George McNeill topped the leaderboard at 6-under 66 on Thursday in the PGA Tour's windy Puerto Rico Open. Ben Curtis was a stroke back at Trump International Golf Club-Puerto Rico, while Jeff Overton, Todd Hamilton, Kevin Kisner and Daniel Summerhays followed at 68. Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa, playing the event for the first time after failing to qualify for...
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March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

McNeill credits 'patience' for lead

George McNeill shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Henrik Stenson and Kevin Stadler into the final round of the Puerto Rico Open. McNeill, at 13-under 203, is trying to win for the first time since the Frys.com Open in 2007 when he was a PGA Tour rookie. He eagled the par-5 fifth, dropped strokes with three-putt bogeys on Nos. 7 and 8, then birdied five...
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March 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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