J.B. HOLMES NEWS

Tweek in Review: J.B. Holmes flaunts UK bag at Valhalla

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Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats react via Twitter to First College World Series Berth

It was a celebratory day for the Kentucky Wildcats on Sunday, as the softball team advanced to their first College World Series in program history. They did so by defeating the 11-time Notional Champion UCLA Bruins in a hard-fought 3-game series.  Needless to say, everyone at UK was proud to see the Cats achieve such  big accomplishment. BATTLE: WON! Kentucky is headed to the Women’s...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

On Tap This Week: 5/8/14

Tournament: The PLAYERS Championship Location: TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Dates: 5/8/14 – 5/11/14 This week the tour heads to TPC Sawgrass for the so-called “Fifth Major,” The PLAYERS Championship. The 5th Major nickname stems from the fact that this tournament usually boasts one of the best fields all year long. And this year is no exception, featuring most of the...
Via Tap In Golf
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Winning Isn’t Brain Surgery for J.B. Holmes

A triumphant win on the PGA Tour, a dominant win on the LPGA Tour, and a historic win on the Champions Tour. Here’s a look back at the weekend in golf:J.B. Holmes gets first W in six yearsThis could go down as the most triumphant victory of the PGA Tour season, as J.B. Holmes captured his first tour win since 2008. He underwent brain surgery twice in 2011 to repair structural defects...
Via Back9Network
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmes Earns First Victory Since Brain Surgeries

Charlotte, NC — J.B. Holmes posted a one-under 71 at the Wells Fargo Championship, claiming his first PGA Tour victory since the FBR Open in 2008. The 32-year-old Kentucky native who underwent multiple brain surgeries to repair Chairi Malformations in his cerebellum in 2011 nearly tripled his winnings from last season with the victory on Sunday. After an early bogey on the second...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Wells Fargo Championship

This week the PGA tour stops in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Wells Fargo Championship played at the Quail Hollow Club Below you will find my DraftStreet daily fantasy picks for the tournament this week. Come on a join me for a round! Tour Stop The Quail Hollow Club is a 7,442 yards, par 72 course built in 1962 and revamped after the 1989 season.  is a 7,399 yards, par 72 course...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tripod: TPC Louisiana’s Most Famous Resident

A lot of golf courses have their attractions. At Pebble Beach, it’s the panoramic views and the world-class golf. At TPC Sawgrass, it’s the island green at the par-3 17th hole. Neither of these, however, can kill you. One of the big attractions at TPC Louisiana, the site of this weeks Zurich Classic of New Orleans, is a three-legged alligator named “Tripod.” And he’s not...
Via Back9Network
April 24, 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...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: J.J. Watt Helps Out & Aaron Rodgers Pegs Seth Rogen

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. Srixon Releases J.B. Holmes Journey To BetterThe latest installment in Srixon’s “Journey to Better” campaign is out and features two-time PGA Tour winner J.B. Holmes. The Kentucky native’s story is unique and offers perspective...
Via Back9Network
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Scott builds a record seven-shot lead at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Adam Scott matched the lowest 36-hole score at the Arnold Palmer Invitational to take a record seven-shot lead into the weekend. On a tougher and more blustery afternoon at Bay Hill, the Masters champion ran off five birdies in an eight-hole stretch late in the second round Friday. Even with a three-putt bogey on his last hole, Scott had a 4-under 68. He was at 14...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Northern Trust Open Picks

It looks like we’re going to make golf a weekly column here at The Fix. Hopefully, you’ve been taking the time to learn all you can about golf and playing regularly. I’m back to help out this week and every week here on out. This week’s Daily Fantasy picks for DraftKings’ PGA tournament are below. The Players The tour stop this week is the Northern Trust Open played at...
Via The Fantasy Fix
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Holmes remains sidelined by injury

J.B. Holmes won't return to PGA Tour play this season in the wake of a broken ankle in March, he announced Tuesday morning. Holmes said via two posts on his Twitter account: Rehab is going well but it looks like I am done for the year.I want to make sure I am100%before I get back out there.Thanks for the support -- J.B. Holmes (@JBHolmesgolf) July 23, 2013 I want to say thanks...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookies are all the rage at PGA Tour opener

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Tim Clark's timing could not have been worse. He played in the last group, closed with a 63 and still finished four shots behind. He made seven birdies over the last 11 holes - including four straight at the end - and made up only one shot on the leader. The 72-hole record at the Sony Open had stood for 12 years. Clark beat...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Abney, Holmes among Hall of Fame inductees

Former Kentucky football star Derek Abney and Wildcat golf standout J.B. Holmes are among six upcoming inductees to the 2012 University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame class.
Via kentucky.scout.com
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Simpson leads Greenbrier Classic

US Open champion Webb Simpson shot a 5-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Greenbrier Classic on Saturday. Simpson had his second straight bogey-free round to reach 14 under on the The Greenbrier Resort's Old White TPC course. Last year in the event, he briefly led entering the final nine holes, but faded to a tie for ninth. Troy Kelly was second...
Via Fox Sports
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

The Unexperts: US OPEN…Golf not Tennis!

The UnExperts are back with their predictions for the US Open and I am sure most will be out of bounds! We give our top 3 picks to make a run at the championship and also in honor of all that is unyump, the ugliest in golf! NickEv Top 3 to Make Noise Ricky Fowler Matt Kuchar J.B. Holmes Ugliest…Hair Miguel Angel Jimenez Read more from NickEv Here CarlH Top 3 To Make Noise: TIGER...
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June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Gambling at Golf has Never Been So Easy

  A fantasy sports geek, I’ve pretty much proven I’ll do fantasy anything. Baseball, football, basketball, hockey, NASCAR, and yes, even soccer, both English Premier League and MLS. It’s an infectious disease. This year, I was invited to participate in a weekly golf pool where you pick one golfer a week with standings based on accrued prize money. You can only pick a golfer...
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May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mickelson returns to the top of leaderboard

Four days after a big win at Pebble Beach, Phil Mickelson kept right on rolling with a 5-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead in the opening round of the Northern Trust Open. Mickelson chipped in from 35 feet on the 18th hole at Riviera to take a lead over J.B. Holmes who, in his fourth tournament since returning from brain surgery, mixed birdies and bogeys along his back...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson Chips In From 35 Feet On 18 To Take Lead In Pacific Palisades

PACIFIC PALISADES (AP) — Four days after a big win at Pebble Beach, Phil Mickelson keeps right on rolling. Mickelson chipped in from 35 feet on the 18th hole at Riviera on Thursday for a 5-under 66, giving him a one-shot lead in the opening round of the Northern Trust Open. J.B. Holmes, in his fourth tournament since returning from brain surgery, mixed birdies and bogeys along...
Via CBSSports
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Mickelson takes 1-shot lead at Riviera (AP)

Four days after a big win at Pebble Beach, Phil Mickelson keeps right on rolling. Mickelson chipped in from 35 feet on the 18th hole at Riviera on Thursday for a 5-under 66, giving him a one-shot lead in the opening round of the Northern Trust Open. J.B. Holmes, in his fourth tournament since returning from brain surgery, mixed birdies and bogeys along his back nine and shot 67.
Via Yahoo! Sports
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Mickelson returns to top of leaderboard

Four days after a big win at Pebble Beach, Phil Mickelson keeps right on rolling. Mickelson chipped in from 35 feet on the 18th hole at Riviera on Thursday for a 5-under 66, giving him a one-shot lead in the opening round of the Northern Trust Open. J.B. Holmes, in his fourth tournament since returning from brain surgery, mixed birdies and bogeys along his back nine and shot 67...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Tour Report: Ask J.B. Holmes a question (PGATOUR.com)

Got a question for J.B. Holmes? Send us your questions for Direct Connect — PGATOUR.COM’s newest video franchise that gets you closer to a PGA TOUR pro each week — and host John Swantek might use it when he chats this week with Holmes, who has returned to competition this month after undergoing successful brain [...]
Via Yahoo! Sports
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Evans: Torrey Pines kicks off return for big hitters

Long hitters Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes both make a return this week at the Farmers Insurance Open, but from very different places, writes ESPN.com's Farrell Evans.
Via ESPN
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Holmes back after brain surgery

If you're looking for Comeback Player of the Year candidates not named Tiger Woods, here's one to consider. After all, brain surgery can be quite a career hurdle. J.B. Holmes, nearing a full recovery after season-ending surgery last fall, considers himself fortunate to have "a second chance" at the game. Holmes intends to begin that quest at the Jan. 26-29 Farmers...
Via Fox Sports
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Long-hitting J.B. Holmes back from brain surgery

J.B. Holmes is back on the PGA Tour after having brain surgery last September.
Via Sign on San Diego
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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