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KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) Patrick Reed had three eagle attempts Thursday and made the last one for an 8-under 65 and a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Reed is the defending champion at Kapalua and has top 10s in his last six tournaments around the world. Most of the attention was on Spieth, coming off a blockbuster year that included two majors...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Reed begins title defense at Kapalua with a 65

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) Patrick Reed had three eagle attempts Thursday and made the last one for an 8-under 65 and a one-shot lead over Jordan Spieth in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Reed is the defending champion at Kapalua and has top 10s in his last six tournaments around the world. Most of the attention was on Spieth, coming off a blockbuster year that included two majors...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

PHOTO: J.B. Holmes receives hilarious Christmas gift

Thought I played pretty well this year but this is what my sister thinks of me… @GolfChannel #sisters #truth pic.twitter.com/LOstCT4S7m — J.B. Holmes (@JBHolmesgolf) December 25, 2015 J.B. Holmes had quite a comeback season in 2015 and was the king of power in golf before Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson took over. With him coming back to form, winning once and contending in...
Via The GP Golf Report
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Presidents Cup Capsules

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Capsules of the matches Thursday at the Presidents Cup: Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes, United States, def. Adam Scott and Hideki Matsuyama, International, 3 and 2. The Americans' big-hitting duo ran off four straight birdies to build a 3-up lead and never trailed the rest of the match. But it was tight on the back nine, and pivotal for the International...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott has busy finish to year, and maybe an early start

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) With three months left in the year, Adam Scott is just getting warmed up. The Presidents Cup is the start of a busy stretch for the 35-year-old Australian, who will be playing seven of the next nine weeks in six countries on three continents, all but one of them counting toward the world ranking. The biggest change for Scott is that two of them count toward...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Injured Furyk to miss Presidents Cup, replaced by Holmes

  Jim Furyk decided Friday to remove himself from the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup because of a wrist injury. He was replaced by J.B. Holmes, who was 12th in the standings. Furyk withdrew from the BMW Championship because of a deep bone bruise in his left wrist, and he sat out the Tour Championship last week with hopes it would get better. After rest and treatment, the 45-year...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Furyk to miss Presidents Cup, replaced by Holmes

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Jim Furyk decided Friday to remove himself from the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup because of a wrist injury. He was replaced by J.B. Holmes, who was 12th in the standings. Furyk withdrew from the BMW Championship because of a deep bone bruise in his left wrist, and he sat out the Tour Championship last week with hopes it would get better. After rest...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A ball in the gorse and a big delay; no birdies on Road Hole

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) The early part of the first round was going at a reasonable pace until it all came to a halt on the 15th hole thanks to an errant tee shot by J.B. Holmes, a gorse bush and a lad who thought he had a souvenir. Holmes wound up with a triple bogey and wasn't happy about the ruling - or lack of a ruling - that he received. His drive went right into the prickly...
Via AP on Fox
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
June 21, 2015  |  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
June 21, 2015

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
June 21, 2015  |  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
June 21, 2015  |  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
June 20, 2015

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
June 17, 2015  |  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
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