5 Players Team Europe Needs To Play Well At Ryder Cup

When the best golfers from Europe and the United States tee it up next week for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland, the home favorites will do so knowing they haven’t lost in front of their fans since 1993. And they’ve beaten their American brethren seven of the past nine meetings, despite the U.S. typically boasting more star power. Furthermore, this year’s...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Horschel Has Priorities In Order & Poulter On The Bag

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. Horschel Has Priorities, Up Early to Set Fantasy Lineup Billy Horschel is just like you and me. OK, not really — he’s much, much better at golf than most of us could ever dream of being. He’s also just one more good week...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Five players to watch at the Deutsche Bank Championship

With notable names such as Graeme McDowell, Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose sitting out this Playoff event for rest, as well as Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods missing out due to personal reasons and inability to qualify, respectively, the Deutsche Bank Championship is missing out on some star power. Nonetheless, the field is still stacked. World No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 (Rory McIlroy...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

9 Most Memorable FedEx Cup Moments

Throw away the razors. Let the playoff beard grow wild. For the FedEx Cup Playoffs are about to begin. While the PGA Tour’s postseason is run a bit differently than the four major sports, you can sure bet on plenty of excitement, drama and history to be made starting Thursday with Round 1 of The Barclays. It all comes to a head four weeks and $67 million from now at the Tour Championship...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Championship rating up 36% from last year

The final round of this year’s PGA Championship was the most exciting round of golf in years.  And it was one of the best sporting events of 2014 thus far.  Rory McIlroy won his second straight major and fourth overall to officially arrive as the game’s new alpha.  Rory fought off Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson on a dramatic day that saw a barrage of birdies...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stenson ties for 3rd at the PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Lost in the hoopla over the final-round battle between Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler at the PGA Championship was Henrik Stenson's impressive effort to join the conversation Sunday. After starting the final round four strokes behind McIlroy, the Swede pounced on Valhalla Golf Club's mushy greens to card six birdies in the 5-under 66....
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek in Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

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. 1) Henrik Stenson’s “Sand Bucket Challenge”  It is very dangerous to fall asleep on the beach as you can see…..worst lie ever, totally plugged!! Sand bucket… http://t.co/W921RavRFC...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson Snapped His Club In Half During Round 1 Of The Open

Henrik Stenson was not happy with his Round 1 performance at The Open Championship and he snapped one of his irons over his leg. The best part of this video is how nonchalant Scott Van Pelt says “and we’re down a club.” Fantastic. [Will Brinson] The post Henrik Stenson Snapped His Club In Half During Round 1 Of The Open appeared first on Diehardsport.
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Henrik Stenson Breaks a Club at a Major Championship … Again

Stenson snapped a club in frustration in the 1st Round of the 2014 Open Championship … And here he was at the 2011 US Open. That time he bloodied himself with his broken club. So at least he’s getting better. - – - – - Also see …  PICTURE: John Daly’s British Open SpongeBob pants VIDEO: Michelle Wie twerks after winning British Open SP’s Golf page The post VIDEO...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson murdered a wedge at TheOpen

Henrik Stenson crushed a wedge today at the British Open.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson Was Not Pleased With This Iron Shot And His Club Paid The Price

via The Big Lead If Henrik Stenson is not happy about a shot, you’re probably going to know about it. The Swedish golfer has a history of showcasing his short temper and taking out his anger on his clubs, and he did just that during the first round of the British Open on Thursday. After a tough shot in the long rough on the 17th, Stenson clearly wasn’t pleased with the result...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Golfer Henrik Stenson Snaps A Club Over His Knee At British Open (GIF)

Photo courtesy of Getty Images We’ve all been there before, Henrik Stenson.  Pulled our drive into the tall stuff, tried to hack it out, and then thought about snapping that 7 iron over your leg.  But, you wouldn’t actually do that…right?  Well, he did!  Just like Bo Jackson back in the day, after hitting a pretty terrible shot out of the rough on 17 at the British open...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson snaps club over his leg (Video)

We saw some players shoot low scores in the opening round of the British Open on Thursday, but there was still plenty of the standard frustration we have grown used to seeing at Scottish links style courses. Henrik Stenson went into the 17th hole at 1-over on the day, and he finished the 17th with […]
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson Breaks (Another) Club at Open Championship

 After yet another poor tee shot on his final hole of the day at the 2014 Open Championship, World No. 2 Henrik Stenson snapped his driver over his knee in frustration. This was not the first time Stenson has snapped a club in anger. Fans may remember the Swede abusing his golf club at the 2011 U.S. Open, resulting in a sliced palm: …and again at the 2013 BMW Championship: ...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson Snaps Club Over His Knee At British Open (GIF)

Golf is a maddening sport sometimes, even for the world’s best players. Just ask Henrik Stenson. The Swedish golfer had a frustrating first round at the Open Championship on Thursday at Royal Liverpool, and that frustration boiled over on the 17th hole. After hitting another poor shot from the rough, Stenson took it out on the golf club. He snapped the wedge over his knee, calmly...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Aces are Wild & Stenson Signs With Jumeriah

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.Tennessee Golfer Makes Holes-in-One on Consecutive DaysSometimes all it takes is one to get you on a roll. Whether it’s making that basket, finding a hole in the infield or making your first hole-in-one. Wait, hold on … hole-in-one?...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Open tee times for first two rounds

The tee times and groupings for the first two rounds of the 114th U.S. Open on Thursday (June 12) and Friday (June 13) at Pinehurst No. 2. (A=amateur) All times EDT Thursday (June 12), No. 1; Friday (June (13), No. 10 6:45 a.m. / 12:30 p.m. – Daniel Berger, Brett Stegmaier, A-Cameron Wilson 6:56 a.m. / 12:41 p.m. – Marcel Siem, Brian Stuard, Andrea Pavan 7:07 a.m. / 12...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild & Wacky 1st Round: Stenson’s Shank, Rumford’s Sextuple

The first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship finally ended Friday morning, and for some, the re-designed Blue Monster course at Trump National Doral was, well, a monster. And the world’s top three players were not immune.There was third-ranked Henrik Stenson shanking his approach like a weekend hacker on the second hole Thursday, prior to the two-hour weather delay. He missed...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Henrik Stenson's epic shank at the WGC - Cadillac Championship

Sweden's Henrik Stenson is the third ranked golfer in the world and the PGA Tour's defending FedEx Cup Champion, but on Thursday he was proof that golf is a very difficult game...even for the pros.The golf experts call this a "hosel rocket" but most of us just call it what it is...a flat-out shank. One thing that we can all agree on is that watching something like...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson straight up shanked this ball at the WGC Cadillac Championship

Feeling bad about your golf game? Don’t worry, even the pros shank one ever now and then. Here’s Henrik Stenson shanking a shot on the par 4 2nd at the WGC Cadillac Championship. If you didn’t get enough of that, here’s a slow motion GIF of it. All blade baby! The tournament has been suspended due to horrible weather. See picture below. Related Posts 50,000$ worth of...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

With Tiger, Scott skipping Match Play, Henrik Stenson is top seed

Third-ranked Henrik Stenson is the top seed in the Match Play Championship with No. 1 Tiger Woods and No. 2 Adam Scott skipping the tournament. Stenson will open Wednesday against Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat at The Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain. The No. 64 seed has beaten the No. 1 seed four times in the 14-year history of the event, including last year when Shane Lowry...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson top seed in Match Play

Third-ranked Henrik Stenson is the top seed in the Match Play Championship with No. 1 Tiger Woods and No. 2 Adam Scott skipping the tournament. Stenson will open Wednesday against Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat at The Ritz-Carlton at Dove Mountain. The No. 64 seed has beaten the No. 1 seed four times in the 14-year history of the event, including last year when Shane Lowry...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson on the U.S. Open: ‘I’ll win a couple’

Phil Mickelson is confident multiple U.S. Open victories are in his future. “I’m excited that the tournament that I’ve played some of my best golf in is the one that I haven’t won and I feel it’s just a matter of time,” Mickelson said on the eve of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course, per GolfDigest.com. “It may be this year at Pinehurst, it may not...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods tops money list, hits $1.3 billion in career earnings

Tiger Woods is on top of Golf Digest’s money list for yet another year. According to a report published in the February issue of Golf Digest, Woods career earnings are more than $1.3 billion. He made $12,091,508 from golfing and $71,000,000 off-the-course for a total of $83,091,508 in 2013. “On-course income for 2013 includes all money earned on the PGA Tour and the five...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Zach Johnson Wins, Remains Underrated

Who’s the best player in the game right now? It’s a question we often ask. It seems we are always striving to attach a label to a particular player and I will oblige here. So who is the best player in golf right now? Tiger? Phil? Henrik Stenson? Probably one of those guys. It’s tough to say for sure. One label I can apply with confidence, however, is most underrated player...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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