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With four tied atop U.S. Open leaderboard, here's what contenders need to do

It's Sunday at the U.S. Open, one of the greatest days of the entire golf calendar. This week has been interesting to say the least, with Chambers Bay playing tough, players expressing their thoughts, and a Sunday morning leaderboard that has four players all tied at 4-under with one round to go, the first time we've had that many tied for the lead since 1973. What has to happen...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

BBL: J.B. Holmes three shots back at U.S. Open

Big Blue Links for Sunday: Eagle on 16 keeps J.B. Holmes in U.S. Open contention. [Herald-Leader] Analyst thinks Booker will be better shooter in NBA. [Jerry Tipton] Master Marketer Calipari tries another catch-phrase. [John Clay] Karl-Anthony Towns works out for … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
13 days ago

U.S. Open final-round featured group: J.B. Holmes, Shane Lowry

FOX Sports GO final-round featured group coverage from the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay will focus on J.B. Holmes and Shane Lowry.FOX Sports GO bonus featured group enhanced online coverage will begin at 2 p.m. ET with the final holes for Phil Mickelson and Brad Elder and will continue with the last nine holes for Rory McIlroy and John Senden before the spotlight shifts to Holmes and...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 U.S. Open: Tee Times, TV Schedule, Live Stream Info For Final Round

The stage is set for a terrific Father’s Day showdown as the U.S. Open draws to a close. Eight golfers stand within four strokes of the lead, with none other than Masters winner Jordan Spieth vying for his second major championship win of the year. Check out everything you need to know about the final day below. TV Schedule (All Times Eastern)Final round: Sunday, June 21, 2-10...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

After Friday’s low round, J.B. Holmes in U.S. Open hunt

Kentucky’s own J.B. Holmes is tied for ninth going into Saturday’s third round of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. After shooting a two-over-par 72 on Thursday, the former University of Kentucky golfer shot a four-under … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
13 days ago

Risk and Reward - U.S. Open

View image | gettyimages.com I can, without a doubt, state that everyone has questioned their purpose in life. Even billionaire entrepreneurs eventually find themselves asking whether or not their Scrooge McDuck vaults are worth the time and effort along the way. We all seek meaning after a certain point, whether its in building a family, eradicating AIDS or simply exploring...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

World Golf Rankings qualify 24 players for U.S. Open

Byeong-Hun An earned a spot in this year's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay courtesy of his victory at the BMW PGA Championship. An, who is now ranked 54th in the Official World Golf Ranking, was a semifinalist at the 2010 U.S. Amateur held at Chambers Bay. But An wasn't the only player who secured a U.S. Open berth this week. Twenty-four players punched their tickets to Chambers Bay via...
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Streb races to early lead at Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Robert Streb opened with a 7-under 65 for the early lead at the Wells Fargo Championship. Phil Mickelson faded after a fast start. Streb tied for 30th at The Players Championship last week. On Thursday, he played a bogey-free round on a cool morning. Top-ranked Rory McIlroy teed off as Streb was finishing his round. Charlotte resident Webb Simpson shot a 67...
Via AP on Fox
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Strategy: Wells Fargo Championship

View image | gettyimages.com Another week of PGA Daily Fantasy picks for DraftKings as we head to the Wells Fargo Championship. What a finish at THE PLAYERS this weekend! Rickie Fowler is a premium player on premium courses and should be considered at all majors (including the fifth) even if his form isn’t quite there. I’m back again to provide daily fantasy golf picks for...
Via The Fantasy Fix
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - The Masters

View image | gettyimages.com There's nothing quite like The Masters in sports. Every great game has a theater of wonder, an event that, when dissolved down to its finest elements, is everything of which players dream. Those barest elements are available in the championships of the world's pastimes but few provide the same dramatic back drop, year in and year out, on which to paint...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Sports In Brief

COLLEGE BASKETBALL INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The scene will bring smiles to many for a long time. Players chest-bumping and hugging. Fans on the fringe of delirium. A celebration perfect for highlight reels and posters. It has to end in a hurry, though. There's another game to be played. Wisconsin has joined the list of teams which won a game of historical proportions only to be faced with...
Via AP on Fox
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

J.B. Holmes wins playoff to capture Houston Open

HOUSTON -- J.B. Holmes used a strong start Sunday for a Houston Open victory in a three-way playoff against Jordan Spieth and Johnson Wagner. The 32-year-old Holmes birdied the first five holes and nine of the first 12 after starting the day six shots back of Jordan Spieth. He had a 64, the day's low round, and won on the second playoff hole for his fourth PGA Tour victory and the...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

J.B. Holmes takes Houston Open

HOUSTON (AP) J.B. Holmes used a strong start Sunday for a Houston Open victory in a three-way playoff against Jordan Spieth and Johnson Wagner. The 32-year-old Holmes birdied the first five holes and nine of the first 12 after starting the day six shots back of Jordan Spieth. He had a 64, the day's low round, and won on the second playoff hole for his fourth PGA Tour victory and...
Via AP on Fox
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Piercy shoots 63, hold 1-stroke lead at Houston Open

HOUSTON (AP) Scott Piercy tied a tournament record with a nearly flawless 9-under-par 63 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Houston Open. Alex Cejka, playing in one of the afternoon groups, made four birdies on his back nine - the course's front nine - to finish with a 64, one stroke behind Piercy. J. B. Holmes was next at 65, having also gotten to 8...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - Shell Houston Open

The Masters is almost here and I, for one, am both excited and exasperated. Right now, there is about as far from a clear favorite as can be, with just one repeat winner this year and several of the biggest names in the sport have failed to display much in the way of brilliance. I'll walk you through a few here, so you can see what I'm saying. Justin Rose, a veritable stallion among...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Zac Blair goes through 4 tours to earn his PGA card

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) Few other PGA Tour rookies are more seasoned than Zac Blair, who reached the big leagues after a journey that took him from one end of the Americas to the other. And he even managed to get a degree from BYU along the way. ''My dad has always ingrained in me that if you're good enough, you'll get a shot somewhere and take advantage of it,'' Blair said. ''It...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf: The Valspar Championship

The Doral:  Recap and ScorecardCongratulations to Dustin Johnson, 2015 WGC Cadillac Championship winner.  With a late surge on Sunday’s back nine Johnson was able to pull away from 18, 36, and 54 hole leader J.B Holmes and hold him off for victory. The Blue Monster held true to its new form, as the long hitters were rewarded when clearing strategic bunkers and landing areas...
Via Football Nation
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

A long break and a swift win for Dustin Johnson

DORAL, Fla. (AP) Dustin Johnson might never escape the whispers about what led him to take a six-month leave of absence from golf that caused him to miss the final major of the year, the lucrative FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup. No one ever questioned his game. He provided all the answers Sunday when he won the Cadillac Championship. The power was evident on the monster tee...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson wins at Doral for first title since hiatus from PGA Tour

  A month after he returned from his curious leave of absence, Dustin Johnson was posing with another trophy. In a power show Sunday on the Blue Monster at Doral, Johnson was flawless on the back nine and closed with a 3-under-par 69 to win the Cadillac Championship for his second World Golf Championship. Johnson took advantage of a collapse by J.B. Holmes, who lost a five-shot...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson back to golf, back to winning

DORAL, Fla. (AP) A month after he returned from his curious leave of absence, Dustin Johnson was posing with another trophy. In a power show Sunday on the Blue Monster at Doral, Johnson was flawless on the back nine and closed with a 3-under 69 to win the Cadillac Championship for his second World Golf Championship. Johnson took advantage of a collapse by J.B. Holmes, who lost a...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dustin Johnson, JB Holmes make aces at Doral

The fourth hole at Doral was the place to be Saturday. Lucky spectators at the third round of the World Golf Championships at the newly redesigned Trump National Doral Miami got to see two holes-in-one about 20 minutes apart on the same par-3 hole. Dustin Johnson aced hole No. 4 first, and J.B. Holmes sank a nearly identical shot not long after. Holmes gets the advantage for...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Saturday's Sports In Brief

COLLEGE BASKETBALL LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) After downplaying the possibility of the achievement in recent weeks, top-ranked Kentucky finally embraced its milestone following the end of Saturday's 67-50 victory over Florida. The Wildcats gathered at midcourt and hurriedly donned blue T-shirts with ''31-0 Not Done Yet'' in white. For sure, they seek nine more wins to claim the ultimate...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson, J.B. Holmes nail holes-in-one in quick succession

DORAL, Fla. --€“ Early in Saturday's third round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship, Donald Trump might have had a few choice words for the person responsible for establishing the hole location at the par-3 fourth. "You're fired." While fans thrilled, it's doubtful The Donald joined in the excitement, because within 25 minutes of one another, Dustin Johnson and J.B. Holmes both treated...
Via Fox Sports
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Holmes gets an ace, 4 straight birdies to expand Doral lead

DORAL, Fla. (AP) J.B. Holmes matched the hole-in-one by Dustin Johnson on Saturday. Holmes then left everyone behind with four straight birdies late in the third round for a 2-under 70 to build a five-shot lead in the Cadillac Championship. On a day of two aces, five other eagles on par 4s and even a scuba driver retrieving Rory McIlroy's 3-iron from the lake, Holmes took a lot...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Holmes leads at Doral as Blue Monster turns mean

DORAL, Fla. (AP) If the water separating the eighth and 10th holes at Trump National Doral ever gets drained, there are sure to be hundreds of golf balls, and a 3-iron with a swoosh stamped on the back. That belongs to Rory McIlroy. In a fit of frustration that was followed by some self-deprecating humor, McIlroy created the wrong kind of splash Friday at the Cadillac Championship...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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