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Jordan Spieth wins Hero World Challenge by record 10 shots

WINDERMERE, Fla. -- Jordan Spieth won the Hero World Challenge with a performance that tournament host Tiger Woods could appreciate. Staked to a seven-shot lead, Spieth blew away an elite field at Isleworth and set two tournaments records Sunday when he closed with a 6-under 66 for a 10-shot victory over Henrik Stenson. It was the second straight runaway victory for the 21-year-old...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hero World Challenge: Spieth opens up 7-shot lead at Isleworth

WINDERMERE, Fla. -- Jordan Spieth rolled in a 50-foot birdie putt on the last hole to cap off a Saturday at the Hero World Challenge that was close to perfect. Spieth opened with three straight birdies on his way to a 9-under 63 at Isleworth, matching the best score of the tournament. That gave the 21-year-old Texan a seven-shot lead over Keegan Bradley and Henrik Stenson going into...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Spieth opens up 7-shot lead at Isleworth

WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) Jordan Spieth rolled in a 50-foot birdie putt on the last hole to cap off a Saturday at Isleworth that was close to perfect. Spieth opened with three straight birdies and wound up with a 9-under 63. That gave the 21-year-old Texan a seven-shot lead over Keegan Bradley and Henrik Stenson going into the final round of the Hero World Challenge. Spieth is coming...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Spieth stays in the lead; Woods ends on sour note

WINDERMERE, Fla. (AP) Jordan Spieth was on his way to the practice range at Isleworth when he saw Patrick Reed, dressed in black trousers and a red shirt. Those are the colors Woods has made famous - his Sunday colors since he turned pro. Reed was playing with Woods for the first time Friday at the Hero World Challenge. Spieth knows all about the fearless nature of Reed because...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Slice of Bacon: A Protracer App & Our Next First-Time Major Winner

The PGA Tour season might be over (okay, 2014 is over, 2015 is well underway) and the European Tour might be over (well, it also starts back up this week), but golf questions never stop! Below are some fun questions to get us through this next winter spell, submitted via Twitter.  @shanebacon how much would you pay for a protracer app for your own shots? — No Laying Up (@NoLayingUp...
Via Back9Network
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Clubhouse: Style Scramble

Charles Everett joined Will Christien on The Clubhouse to breakdown some of the best looks in golf — both on and off the course. Off the course, the top players on the LPGA Tour got dolled up on the red carpet for the Rolex Players Awards, including Michelle Wie, Lexi Thompson, Morgan Pressel and Sandra Gal. On the men’s side, the DP World Tour Championships brought out colorful...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Payday For Stenson & Creamer Goes Barefoot

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. A year after claiming the PGA Tour’s FedExCup and the Race to Dubai on the European Tour, Henrik Stenson secured another big payday to remember Sunday at the DP World Tour Championship. Stenson birdied his last two holes and shot...
Via Back9Network
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Rose’s unbelievable shot at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai (VIDEO)

YouTube Justin Rose didn’t end up winning the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai Sunday, but he (a) hit the shot of the day and (b) made me wish it was still golf season in Michigan.  You see, I have found myself in Rose’s predicament more times than I wish to count (each round).  You would have thought he was playing in the forest. On the 15th hole, Rose’s drive landed...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Stenson retains World Tour Championship title

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Henrik Stenson has successfully defended his DP World Tour Championship title at the European Tour's season-ending event. The Swede shot a final round 2-under 70 on Sunday to win by two strokes with an overall 16-under 272 on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Three of Stenson's teammates on Europe's victorious Ryder Cup team - top-ranked...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Stenson, Cabrera-Bello lead in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Defending champion Henrik Stenson and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello opened up a three-shot lead after the third round of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Saturday. Stenson posted four birdies in a 4-under 68 to join Cabrera-Bello who birdied four of his closing five holes in a 7-under 65. Both players have an overall 14-under 202 on the...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Defending champ Stenson leads McIlroy by 2 at Euro Tour finale

  Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and two others in the second round of the World Tour Championship on Friday. Stenson's 6-under-par 66 put him at 10 under overall in his bid to defend a title for the first time. The top-ranked McIlroy (70), Scotland's Richie Ramsay (69) and England's Danny Willett (67) were tied for...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stenson leads McIlroy by 2 at Euorpean Tour finale

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and two others in the second round of the World Tour Championship on Friday. Stenson's 6-under-par 66 put him at 10 under overall in his bid to defend a title for the first time. McIlroy (70), Scotland's Richie Ramsay (69) and England's Danny Willett...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

McIlroy, Rose, Stenson Try To 1-Up Each Other In Dubai

En route to his Race to Dubai title last year, Henrik Stenson turned in the European Tour’s Shot of the Year with his approach on the 620-yard, par-5 18th hole in the final round of the DP World Tour Championship. He stroked a 3-wood some 248 yards to the green, where the ball stopped inches from the cup. He went on to eagle the hole and win the tournament by six strokes. Rory...
Via Back9Network
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Players Tee It Up Inside 2,000-Year-Old Amphitheatre

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. Tour Players Hit Shots Out Of 2,000-Year-Old Ampitheater In Turkey The European Tour’s Turkish Airlines Open kicks off this week in Antalya, Turkey, but prior to teeing it up on the course, a few players were given the chance to hit...
Via Back9Network
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikko Ilonen beats Henrik Stenson in World Match Play final

ASH, England -- Mikko Ilonen defeated top-seeded Henrik Stenson 3 and 1 in the final Sunday to win the World Match Play Championship. Ilonen fought back from being 1 down after four holes against the fifth-ranked Swede on the London Club course at Ash in Kent. It is the 34-year-old Finn's fifth European Tour victory and his second this season after winning the Irish Open. Earlier...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Luiten, Stenson reach semis at World Match Play Championship

  Joost Luiten extended his unbeaten run at the World Match Play Championship by easily defeating Spain's Pablo Larrazabal 6 and 5 Saturday to move into the semifinals. The Dutchman demoralized Larrazabal with seven birdies in overcast and wet conditions on the London Club course at Ash in Kent outside London, setting up a semifinal against Finland's Mikko Ilonen. In the other semifinal...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Luiten, Stenson reach semis at World Match Play

ASH, England (AP) Joost Luiten extended his unbeaten run at the World Match Play Championship by easily defeating Spain's Pablo Larrazabal 6 and 5 Saturday to move into the semifinals. The Dutchman demoralized Larrazabal with seven birdies in overcast and wet conditions on the London Club course at Ash in Kent outside London, setting up a semifinal against Finland's Mikko Ilonen...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

World Match Play: Stenson tops Jaidee to reach quarterfinals

  Top-seeded Henrik Stenson defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 to reach the quarterfinals undefeated after the opening three rounds of the World Match Play Championship. Stenson sealed the win when his wedge shot into the 17th green spun back into the hole for birdie on the London Club course. He finished with an eagle and six birdies on the final day of round-robin play and will...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson Putts From Excavator, Envies Louis Oosthuizen

Volvo makes some nice cars, but everyone knows that. Did you know it also produces top-quality construction equipment? For those not yet aware, Volvo once again brought along some of its machinery to a golf tournament it’s sponsoring, which this week is the Volvo World Match Play Championship in England. While advancing to the final eight of the tournament, Henrik Stenson hopped...
Via Back9Network
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stenson reaches quarters at World Match Play

ASH, England (AP) Top-seeded Henrik Stenson defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 to reach the quarterfinals undefeated after the opening three rounds of the World Match Play Championship. Stenson sealed the win when his wedge shot into the 17th green spun back into the hole for birdie on the London Club course. He finished with an eagle and six birdies on the final day of round-robin...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending champ Graeme McDowell loses in Match Play, Henrik Stenson rallies

ASH, England -- Defending champion Graeme McDowell's comeback fell short, while Henrik Stenson rallied from three holes down with success at the World Match Play Championship on Thursday. McDowell fell to Mikko Ilonen of Finland 2 and 1 in their second pool match at the London Club. It was only McDowell's third defeat in 18 matches in the event. Ilonen raced to 4 up after 10 holes...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

McDowell loses in Match Play, Stenson rallies

ASH, England (AP) Defending champion Graeme McDowell's comeback fell short, while Henrik Stenson rallied from three holes down with success at the World Match Play Championship on Thursday. McDowell fell to Mikko Ilonen of Finland 2 and 1 in their second pool match. Ilonen raced to 4 up after 10 holes before McDowell fought back with birdies on 11, 13 and 15 to be 1 down. But Ilonen...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Ryder Cup: Day 3 Studs & Duds

Europeans, apparently, are not morning people. But boy, when they wake up, they can play some golf. Their late surges on all three days of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles propelled Team Europe to a 16.5-11.5 victory, its third straight triumph over Team USA and eighth in the past 10 events. Europe obviously contained more studs than duds on its roster this year, but there were both...
Via Back9Network
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Reed ‘Shushes’ Fans After Being Heckled

Patrick Reed has had a controversial year in 2014. After stating that he feels he was one of the top five players in the world earlier this year, the U.S. Ryder Cup team rookie may have more enemies than friends when it comes to golf fans. That was never more clear Sunday with what Reed experienced on the first tee of his singles match against Henrik Stenson. The folks at Golf...
Via Back9Network
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Did we just witness the greatest Ryder Cup match ever?

GLENEAGLES, Scotland — "Where legends are forged." The words adorn every grandstand at Gleneagles. And in the greatest match ever played in any Ryder Cup anywhere, at least four legends were forged in steel Saturday during the morning four-balls on the second day of the 40th Ryder Cup. Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, Bubba Watson and Matt Kuchar scored 21 birdies between them in...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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