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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
20 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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

PGA Tour: Holmes retains the lead, McIlroy tosses club in water

DORAL, Fla. -- J.B. Holmes kept his lead Friday at Doral. Rory McIlroy lost his cool. Holmes was 11 shots worse than his record-tying 62 in the opening round. A bogey on the 18th hole gave him a 1-over 73, still enough to take a two-shot lead over Ryan Moore going into the weekend at Trump National Doral. McIlroy was one club lighter than the start of his round. Frustrated by a 3...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Holmes keeps the lead; McIlroy loses his temper

DORAL, Fla. (AP) J.B. Holmes kept his lead Friday at Doral. Rory McIlroy lost his cool. Holmes was 11 shots worse than his record-tying 62 in the opening round. A bogey on the 18th hole gave him a 1-over 73, still enough to take a two-shot lead over Ryan Moore going into the weekend at Trump National Doral. McIlroy was one club lighter than the start of his round. Frustrated by...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

MORNING RUNDOWN: MJ streak safe; Cadillac round for Holmes

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming games and the stories that will be talked about: 1. CADILLAC PERFORMANCE J.B. Holmes is four strokes better than the field going into Friday's second round at the Cadillac Championship, shooting a 10-under 62 that tied the tournament record in Doral, Florida. 2. PLAYOFF POSITIONING: HAWKS VS. LEBRON'S CAVALIERS The Atlanta Hawks are...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Holmes ties a record and builds a 4-shot lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. (AP) J.B. Holmes said one thing. His score said another. He never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he felt it was too easy to be hosting a World Golf Championship. Those events were supposed to be difficult and yet the two previous times he played the Cadillac Championship, the winning score was 17- and 18-under par. ''It's a very difficult golf course,''...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Golf Capsules

DORAL, Fla. (AP) J.B. Holmes never liked the old Blue Monster at Doral because he thought it was too easy for a World Golf Championship. He said this with a straight face Thursday after a 10-under 62 that tied the tournament record at the Cadillac Championship, gave him a four-shot lead and left the rest of this world-class field to wonder just how he managed. ''I was able to hit...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

J.B. Holmes opens four-shot lead with 62 at Cadillac Championship

  J.B. Holmes had a tap-in eagle to go along with eight birdies for a 10-under-par 62 to build a four-shot lead after the opening round of the Cadillac Championship. If only the game were that easy for Rory McIlroy. The world's No. 1 player played cautiously, shot 40 on his opening nine holes and had to rally for a 73. He still hasn't broken par in his three rounds in America this...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Holmes opens 4-shot lead at Blue Monster

DORAL, Fla. (AP) J.B. Holmes had a tap-in eagle to go along with eight birdies for a 10-under 62 to build a four-shot lead after the opening round of the Cadillac Championship. If only the game were that easy for Rory McIlroy. The world's No. 1 player played cautiously, shot 40 on his opening nine holes and had to rally for a 73. He still hasn't broken par in his three rounds in...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Northern Trust Open Leaderboard

Riviera Country Club outside of Los Angeles, California is proving to be relatively difficult this week, even for the best PGA Tour professionals in the world. We saw a lot of crazy shots on Saturday, as well as some lucky breaks and some bad breaks. Ryan Moore nearly made an ace on a par four, as well as nicked the pin off of his tee shot on a par three. There were plenty of long...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Casey Martin Wins $50K For His Oregon Ducks Golf Team

If the name Casey Martin rings a bell, it’s probably because he’s the former tour pro who fought for the right to use a golf cart. What you may not know is that he’s now the head golf coach at the University of Oregon. This week at Riviera, he’s doing a lot more than coaching — he’s fundraising.  Martin took part in the Northern Trust Open Collegiate Showcase on Tuesday...
Via Back9Network
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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