The Fringe: Kaymer Joins Twitter & Is Spieth the Next Tiger?

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.Martin Kaymer Joins TwitterOnce you have won two majors, a Players Championship and been a Ryder Cup hero, there isn’t much left to do … unless you’re Martin Kaymer. Then, you join Twitter. Kaymer joined the social media giant and...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

To Push or Not To Push a Cart: Tour Pros Weigh In

Ah, the great push cart debate. Well, it’s not really a debate at all, but PGA Tour players have turned it into one on Twitter … kind of.Related Link: Pulling a Cart Can Be Tough, So This Robotic Cart Follows YouPlayers during the 2014 NCAA golf championships have been using push carts during their rounds, most notably the Stanford Cardinal team. Players have their own reasons...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfers Weigh In on Wild First Round of NFL Draft

The first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night was filled with surprises, trades, and one free-falling Johnny Football, keeping everyone on the edge of their seats. PGA Tour players were among the millions with their eyes glued to their TVs, and many live-tweeted their reactions to the madness that is the NFL Draft. Here are some of the best from the first round.Related: Jason...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Blanks wins Louisiana Open

BROUSSARD, La. (AP) Kris Blanks won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his second career Tour title, closing a 9-under 62 and beating Brett Stegmaier with a birdie on the third hole of a playoff.
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Madness Is Spreading Across the Golf World

With March Madness heating up and conference tournaments crowning their champions, the craziness that is the NCAA Tournament is now upon us. Everyone loves watching the tournament and filling out brackets, trying to predict this year’s Cinderella story — even PGA Tour players.Some players have taken to Twitter to show support for their alma mater, hoping their school will make...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: The Fast and Careless

Welcome to the first edition of The Fringe. Back9Network’s newest daily feature created to help keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. In Case You Missed ItProfessional soccer player, Sydney Leroux took over the internet last week when she decided she was going to try the famous Happy Gilmore swing at a driving range. Luckily for...
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March 03, 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) Drop It Low GirlGood morning session today here in Sao Paolo. Getting ready to start my training in Palm Beach with my…— Belén Mozo (@BelenMozo) February 24...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

USA vs. Canada: Golfers Tweet Olympic Hockey Action

United States vs. Canada. It’s not for all the marbles, but it’s for a chance to win the Olympic men’s hockey gold medal on Sunday. Friday’s semifinal game is a rematch of the 2010 Olympic final, won by Canada, and is as big as it gets for hockey in North America.Golfers have been tweeting about the game since Wednesday, when the U.S. knocked off the Czech Republic and Canada...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Nervous time: Q-School's final day

Five rounds are finished at PGA Tour Q-School. Just one remains. The leaders have to tackle PGA West's Stadium Course on Monday in order to earn PGA Tour cards. It's the more difficult of the two layouts in use this week, and while it yields plenty of birdies, there's also plenty of trouble. Water lines several holes, including the island-green, par-3 17th. It should...
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December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Steve LeBrun leads PGA Tour Q-school

Steve LeBrun shot an 8-under 64 on Wednesday on PGA West's Stadium Course to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour qualifying tournament. Edward Loar, Alexandre Rocha, Jin Park and Kris Blanks were a stroke back. They also opened the six-round event on the Stadium Course. Sweden's Robert Karlsson, an 11-time winner on the European Tour, shot a 66 on the Jack Nicklaus...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Here’s One Way to Look at Missing a Cut In Professional Golf

For whatever reason, pro golfer Kris Blanks does a lot of talking about the golf gods. If you venture over to his Twitter page, you will see that he really leans on them for help during tourneys. However, the golf gods could not do enough for the FedEx Cup’s 201st-ranked golfer last week, as he [...]
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July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Golfer misses cut, tweets about sex

Kris Blanks missed the cut at the John Deere Classic and did not play over the weekend. But according to a tweet, he planned on taking advantage of the time off.

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July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Kris Blanks May Be The Best PGA Athlete Because Of This

Kris Blanks is a PGA golfer who is ranked 201st in the world. Doesn’t sound that awesome yet right? Well, the guy posts the most insane things about his life on Twitter and seems to be the Dana Holgorsen of golf. That is not an easy feat to accomplish. Talking about pulling all nighters in casinos, about squirrels farting on the golf course, and how you can’t wait to have sex...
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July 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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