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2014 Masters Preview

The 2014 Masters begins on Thursday, and the world’s most romanticized tournament promises to deliver again this year even without Tiger Woods in the field.  The Masters is generally impossible to predict, but that’s what makes it so great.  Here’s 5 lists of 5 important people, as well as my pick to win the Tournament in Standing O’s 2014 Masters Preview. The Rookies –...
Via Standing O Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Masters: 2014 Rookie Class

Every player dreams of glory on their sport’s biggest stage. In golf, that is Augusta National and the event is the Masters — so exclusive an event that you must be personally invited by the club to participate, and players long for the opportunity. For those receiving invites, it is some of the best mail they’ll ever receive and one of the happiest days of their lives.The...
Via Back9Network
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Accenture Match Play Fantasy Golf Picks

Here are your Accenture Match Play Fantasy Golf Picks. This week, we get a 64 player Match Play Bracket showdown at Dove Mountain just outside of the city The Eagles made famous; Tuscon, Arizona. Here is a downloadable and printable Bracket. There are no daily games, or Yahoo! games available this week, but, both The Golf Channel and PGA Tour have Bracket Challenges. Please find...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek in Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was.1) We’d Suggest Taking Them OffJust got to the golf course… Any suggestions on how I should wear this shoes??? pic.twitter.com/Hb1N30VHDP— Camilo Villegas (@CamiloVillegasR) February...
Via Back9Network
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Trust Open: Round 2 recap

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Big moves were made Friday in the second round of the Northern Trust Open. A few new faces jumped on to the leaderboard and the tournament's defending champ packed it up after missing the cut. Here's all you need to know going into the weekend at Riviera Country Club. The leaders Sang-Moon Bae took a 9-under (133) lead with a 5-under 66. The Korean...
Via Fox Sports West
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Trust Open: Round 1 recap

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- At the end of the first day of the Northern Trust Open, it's a familiar name that stands at the top of the leaderboard alone. Dustin Johnson is in prime position to continue his hot start to the season as he leads the pack at Riviera Country Club with a 5-under 66 in the first round. It almost seems as if there isn't a shot he can't make as...
Via Fox Sports West
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What to expect from Northern Trust Open

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Los Angeles gets one in-season PGA Tour event every year and every year, the guys bring the drama. Last season featured the first-ever local winner when former UCLA golfer and Long Beach native John Merrick won in a playoff. Formerly known as the Los Angeles open, it's a popular tournament that embraces its region and it's history. Here's...
Via Fox Sports West
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Dustin Johnson leads Northern Trust Open by one

Dustin Johnson made six birdies on a warm, sunny day at Riviera for a 5-under-par 66, giving him a one-shot lead Thursday in the Northern Trust Open when the opening round was suspended by darkness. Jimmy Walker birdied his last three holes and was in the large group at 67 that included Francesco Molinari of Italy and Torrey Pines winner Scott Stallings. Four days ago, Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Johnson grabs early lead in Northern Trust Open at Riviera

Dustin Johnson moved down the coast of California and brought his game with him Thursday in the Northern Trust Open. Johnson made six birdies on a warm, sunny day at Riviera for a 5-under 66, giving him a one-shot lead among the early starters. Francesco Molinari of Italy and Torrey Pines winner Scott Stallings were among those at 67. Johnson closed with a 66 in the gray, cold...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 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

U.S. captain Watson focused on games, not names in Ryder Cup

This is what Tom Watson knows about the American with a big lead in the Ryder Cup standings. Jimmy Walker is 35. He already has three PGA Tour wins this year. And his hobby is creating photographs of the galaxy. ''The first book I read was, `All About Astronomy,''' Watson said. ''If he makes the Ryder Cup team, maybe we'll have some common things...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Watson focused on games, not names in Ryder Cup

This is what Tom Watson knows about the American with a big lead in the Ryder Cup standings. Jimmy Walker is 35. He already has three PGA Tour wins this year. And his hobby is creating photographs of the galaxy. ''The first book I read was, `All About Astronomy,''' Watson said. ''If he makes the Ryder Cup team, maybe we'll have some common things...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfstradamaus: The Northern Trust Open

“You’d be an absolute fool not to look at Jimmy Walker at Pebble.” – Golfstradamaus 2/4/14Guess who’s back in the winner circle, ladies and gentlemen? That’s right, Golfstradamaus. And not only back, but back with a vengeance after picking not only the winner but the runner-up as well at last week’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Hopefully, you all listened...
Via Back9Network
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

After 187 tourneys without a win, Walker gets them in bunches

The brightest lights that interest Jimmy Walker are found in another galaxy through his high-powered telescope. He goes to Las Vegas strictly for work. ''I've probably spent more time with him than anyone else the last two years,'' instructor Butch Harmon said on Sunday after watching Walker win the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for his third win of...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Walker goes from journeyman to juggernaut

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer The brightest lights that interest Jimmy Walker are found in another galaxy through his high-powered telescope. He goes to Las Vegas strictly for work. ''I've probably spent more time with him than anyone else the last two years,'' Butch Harmon said Sunday night after watching Walker win the AT&T Pebble...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Key Stats from the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

He didn't exactly put the foot on the gas during a stumbling Sunday 74, but Jimmy Walker is on some kind of roll. Walker saw his six-stroke...
Via Athlon Sports
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Jimmy Walker, Cheyenne Woods Big Winners

Jimmy Walker nearly gave away the title at Pebble Beach, Tiger Woods’ niece collected a massive victory in Australia, and George Coetzee found his first pro victory in South Africa. A look back at the weekend in golf:Jimmy Walker walks with third title of young seasonJimmy Walker played 187 tournaments before winning for the first time on the PGA Tour back in October. But it...
Via Back9Network
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Amazing Kid Rock, John Daly, Wayne Gretzky & Dustin Johnson Golf Foursome

The AT&T Pro-Am is winding to a close at Pebble Beach. At post time, Jimmy Walker was just ahead of Hunter Mahan, with…
Via Busted Coverage
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Walker hangs on at Pebble Beach for 3rd win of season

The finish wasn't what Jimmy Walker wanted. The result is what he has come to expect. Walker led by as many as six shots Sunday in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, only for it to be decided by his final putt. He ran his birdie attempt 5 feet by the hole, and had to make that for par to close with a 2-over-par 74 and a one-shot win over Dustin Johnson and Jim Renner...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Walker dominates third round for big lead at Pebble Beach

Jimmy Walker had a hot hand in the cold wind Saturday and built a six-shot lead in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Walker made his first bogey of the tournament, and that hardly slowed him. He countered with five birdies in 30 mph gusts at Monterey Peninsula for a 4-under 67, leaving him on the verge of his third PGA Tour victory this season. He was at 13-under 202....
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Walker, Spieth tied for lead at wet, windy Pebble Beach

The wind and the rain arrived Friday, perhaps a prelude to a nasty weekend. Leave it to a pair of Texans -- Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth -- to thrive in Crosby Clambake conditions at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Walker made some tough par saves and wound up bogey-free at Spyglass Hill with a 3-under 69. Spieth was down the coast at Monterey Peninsula, where he called...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Leader Loupe gets a score he can savor at Pebble

Andrew Loupe knows how one week can change everything. He can only hope his 8-under 63 in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is the start of another one. Loupe had to wait three hours to tee off because of rain Thursday, and then played bogey-free on the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula. That gave him the lowest score among those who finished their rounds. Loupe hasn&...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Man falls through golf shop ceiling, no one seems to care

Golf course pro shops can be a dangerous place.For one man, “Ron”, they can be akin to an amusement park ride or amateur daredevil stunt. Before we dive any deeper into this story, watch this video first.This security camera footage leads to so many questions.1) Why is Ron climbing around inside the ceiling? My initial thought was that he was a burglar trying to break in, but...
Via Back9Network
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Peter Malnati holed a 60-foot chip shot for eagle, knew it

Peter Malnati holed a 60-foot chip shot for eagle on the par-5 18th hole during the final round of the 2014 Sony Open in Hawaii. Knew it.Not enough. Jimmy Walker was your winner. Dynamite. **Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Jimmy Walker Leaves Hawaii a Millionaire

While the PGA Tour staged its first full-field event of the New Year, the European Tour kicked off 2014 with a select-field tournament in South Africa. Here’s a look back at the weekend:Jimmy Walker walks with biggest payday of careerAfter seven years and 187 tournaments, Jimmy Walker finally nabbed his first victory on the PGA Tour, the Frys.com Open back in October, which was...
Via Back9Network
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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