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Players Championship TV rating 3rd-highest Sunday in decade

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Rickie Fowler's remarkable rally and playoff victory gave The Players Championship its third-highest Sunday preliminary rating in the last decade. According to The Nielsen Company, the overnight rating was 3.9, up 60 percent from a year ago. The rating peaked at 6.0 from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., when Fowler outlasted Sergio Garcia and Kevin Kisner in a three-hole...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Spieth advances on a day of hand-wringing at Match Play

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Masters champion Jordan Spieth had to play good golf to have an easy time Wednesday in the Match Play Championship. Spieth made six birdies and closed out Mikko Ilonen of Finland on the 16th hole at TPC Harding Park. All that means is that he is off to a good start in a tournament that really won't have any clarity until players start going home. Even with a new...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson snaps club over his leg at Masters (Video)

Henrik Stenson snapped his club over his leg after hitting a tree with a shot on the 15th hole during Friday's second round of the Masters golf tournament at Augusta National.It happened after Stenson's second shot on 15, which happened to follow a bad tee shot. Needless to say, he wasn't pleased.Stenson made bogey on 15 and finished right at the cut line after 36 holes with 2-over...
Via Holdout Sports
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson snaps club over his leg … again (Video)

Henrik Stenson was one of the favorites heading into the 2015 Masters, and the 39-year-old Swede has not lived up to expectations. As of Friday afternoon, Stenson was hovering just above the cut line at +1 through 36 holes. The most notable thing Stenson did during his second round at Augusta was snap a club...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Picks: The Shell Houston Open

Daily Fantasy Golf:  The Shell Houston OpenThe tour makes it’s way this week to Houston for the final of two stops in Texas before the Masters next week.  As with any golf this time of year in Texas, the weather can become an issue.  Last week if you took players in the late/early group you faired a lot better than those in the early/late group. A brief look at the weather...
Via Football Nation
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Masters field growing, perhaps too much for Augusta National

  Matt Every needed a victory at Bay Hill to get into the Masters, and he was only being honest when he shared what he was thinking as Henrik Stenson faced a birdie putt on the final hole to force a playoff. ''You're already in. Miss it. I need to get in.'' Augusta National would have had reason to root for Stenson. It has managed to keep the field at the Masters under 100 players...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Augusta National getting too crowded for its liking

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Matt Every needed a victory at Bay Hill to get into the Masters, and he was only being honest when he shared what he was thinking as Henrik Stenson faced a birdie putt on the final hole to force a playoff. ''You're already in. Miss it. I need to get in.'' Augusta National would have had reason to root for Stenson. It has managed to keep the field at the Masters...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Every heads back to the Masters with a better game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The putt was from 18 feet on the final hole at Bay Hill, with the tournament riding on the outcome. The ball caught the left edge of the cup and disappeared, the gallery erupted with cheers and the winner gave an abbreviated fist pump filled with raw emotion. There was one big difference Sunday. Matt Every was wearing a blue shirt, not red. Every won the Arnold...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Every wins championship at Bay Hill for second straight year

  Matt Every won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the second straight year, making an 18-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole at Bay Hill to beat Henrik Stenson and earn another trip back to the Masters. Every rallied from a four-shot deficit last year for his first career victory. This one was even sweeter. He came from three shots behind Sunday with a 6-under-par 66, and he had...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Every wins Bay Hill for 2nd straight year

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Matt Every won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the second straight year, making an 18-foot birdie putt on the last hole to beat Henrik Stenson at Bay Hill. Every rallied from a four-shot deficit last year for his first career victory. He came from three shots behind Sunday with a 6-under 66 that again sends him to the Masters. Stenson closed with a 70. He had...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bay Hill: Late surge gives Stenson lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational

  Henrik Stenson of Sweden made a 20-foot eagle and a tap-in birdie over the last three holes at Bay Hill to seize control Saturday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Stenson had his second straight 6-under 66 for a two-shot lead over Morgan Hoffmann, who had a 71. Six players were separated by three shots going into the final round, including defending champion Matt Every. Rory...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson takes lead with 6-under 66, late surge at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Henrik Stenson of Sweden made a 20-foot eagle and a tap-in birdie over the last three holes at Bay Hill to seize control Saturday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Stenson had his second straight 6-under 66 for a two-shot lead over Morgan Hoffmann, who had a 71. Six players were separated by three shots going into the final round, including defending champion...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson takes at Bay Hill with a late surge

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Henrik Stenson of Sweden made a 20-foot eagle and a tap-in birdie over the last three holes at Bay Hill to seize control Saturday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Stenson had his second straight 6-under 66 for a two-shot lead over Morgan Hoffmann, who had a 71. Six players were separated by three shots going into the final round, including defending champion...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson cracks Viagra joke when asked about PEDs in golf

Henrik Stenson on Wednesday was asked about the PGA Tour’s drug testing program at the Valspar Championship. Instead of providing a reasoned, thoughtful quote, the 38-year-old Swede opted to crack a pretty funny joke about the only PED golfers would really need. Stenson was asked by a reporter, “If you were running the program, would...Read More The post Henrik Stenson cracks...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Sean O'Hair takes early lead at Innisbrook with 5-under 66

  Sean O'Hair says his game is going in the right direction, and a 5-under-par 66 gave him more evidence Thursday in Valspar Championship. He made eight birdies -- four of them on the par 3s -- in pleasant conditions for his lowest score in the opening round since Las Vegas in October 2013. He was one shot ahead of Henrik Stenson, Justin Thomas and Derek Ernst, whose game has been...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Innisbrook makes up for bad spot on schedule for Valspar Championship

  The Valspar Championship wouldn't seem to have a lot going for it. It has the worst spot on the calendar for the Florida Swing, the one event where it makes sense for the top players to take a break. The Honda Classic is the home event of so many players living in the West Palm Beach area, and it's followed by a World Golf Championship at Doral. Arnold Palmer's tournament is next...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Final-round comebacks the early theme on 2015 European Tour

The European Tour has served up final-day turnarounds at the South African Open and the Abu Dhabi Championship to make for a compelling start to the 2015 season. History suggests the tight finishes and drama will continue at the Qatar Masters starting Wednesday. Spanish star Sergio Garcia has been at the center of dramatic finales in Doha over the past two years, losing out to Chris...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Clubhouse’s 20 for 2015: No. 6 Adam Scott

Throughout the month of December, The Clubhouse will count down the 20 players to watch during the 2015 PGA Tour season. From upstart young players to veterans hoping to maintain their elite statuses, there’s no shortage of storylines across the game of golf heading into the new year.   Adam Scott was one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour in 2014, securing 10...
Via Back9Network
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  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
December 02, 2014  |  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 a...
Via Back9Network
November 24, 2014  |  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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November 23, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  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
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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