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At the 19th Hole: CareerBuilder Challenge

  At the 19th Hole   Well, one of my lineups saved the day and didn’t collapse my investment last week. I had four lineups and each was in four different contests, and I was spread too thinly with my picks. I should have been more heavily invested in guys I liked, but I felt it was too risky to be overexposed. Instead, it was just the opposite. Had I narrowed my focus in...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Even the world's best golfers envy parts of others' game

HONOLULU (AP) Jimmy Walker does not like to talk about another player's game when they are in the same group except for when ''Good shot'' is warranted. So he had to hold his tongue last summer while playing with Justin Rose. ''He drove it so good, on a rope. I was like ... wow,'' Walker said. ''I waited two days and I said, `Justin, I don't give out compliments very often, but...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Europe contemplating change in golf membership policy

SHANGHAI (AP) The European Tour is contemplating what amounts to a level playing field for those who want to be considered global players. Typically, being a member of the two largest tours in golf requires a top 50 world ranking. That effectively assures the player of getting into the four majors and four World Golf Championships, which would be more than half of the minimum starts...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

ON THE TEE: Most compelling race in Boston at the bottom

NORTON, Mass. (AP) For at least one day, the battle at the bottom was more compelling than the battle for No. 1 at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whoever lands at No. 1 in the world ranking - Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth or Jason Day - won't be decided until after the traditional Labor Day finish at the TPC Boston. And even after the good (Day shot 68), pretty good (McIlroy shot...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Deutsche Bank: Day, Spieth rolling in opposite directions at TPC Boston

  Luke Donald took a big step toward advancing to the next FedEx Cup playoff event in Chicago. Jason Day took a small step toward No. 1 in the world. As for Jordan Spieth? He took another step in the wrong direction. Donald advanced to the second playoff event at the Deutsche Bank Championship, and then he managed blustery conditions at the TPC Boston on Friday for a 4-under 67...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Day, Spieth rolling in opposite directions at TPC Boston

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Luke Donald took a big step toward advancing to the next FedEx Cup playoff event in Chicago. Jason Day took a small step toward No. 1 in the world. As for Jordan Spieth? He took another step in the wrong direction. Donald advanced to the second playoff event at the Deutsche Bank Championship, and then he managed blustery conditions at the TPC Boston on Friday...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The race for $10 million gets under way at Plainfield

EDISON, N.J. (AP) The points are slightly different for the FedEx Cup playoffs. The principle remains unchanged. For those who narrowly got into the top 125 to qualify for golf's ultimate bonus series, it's time to play well or go home. That applies to players such as Lee Westwood and Jason Dufner, Stewart Cink and Luke Donald, and possibly Adam Scott. Those with mediocre seasons...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Strategy: The Wyndham Championship

The majors are done for the year, but there is still more golf to be played (and money to be won at DraftKings). This week we head to the Wyndham Championship at the Sedgefield Country Club (Donald Ross Course) in Greensboro, North Carolina. I’m back again to provide daily fantasy golf picks for DraftKings’ PGA game. It’s a great week to check out DraftKings as they have some...
Via The Fantasy Fix
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

RBC Canadian Open Preview

Pick to Win:Brooks Koepka (22/1): This is a course with four par 5s, where getting a lot of par breakers will be crucial for a successful week. Those are two things Koepka excels at: he ranks sixth on tour in Par 5 Scoring Average, and 10th in Parbreakers. The new greens should be no problem for Koepka, who is ninth in Strokes Gained: Putting. The par 5s should be reachable for...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Along for the ride on Watson's farewell at St. Andrews

This was one time Luke Donald didn't mind taking 45 minutes to play a 357-yard hole. He was on the 18th hole at St. Andrews, and the company he kept that Friday afternoon in 2005 could not have been better. Donald played with Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus, giving him an unobstructed view for the farewell of golf's greatest champion. Not only was it the final round for Nicklaus at...
Via AP on Fox
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Sam Saunders finishes T50 at US Open

Fort Collins resident Sam Saunders completed the 115th US Open at Chambers Bay on Sunday, finishing in a tie for 50th place with a 9-over par 289, his best finish in a major championship. Saunders, profiled in Mile High Sports Magazine in May, is the grandson of seven-time major champion, Arnold Palmer. It was the second US Open of Saunders’ carer. He missed the cut in 2011 at...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: U.S. Open sectional qualifying full of big names

Luke Donald On Sunday, golf fans were entertained as they watched eventual champion David Lingmerth and world No. 6 Justin Rose duke it out in sudden death at the Memorial Tournament. Although the latter made some of the most spectacular shots of the day (including this clutch par save on the first playoff hole), it was Lingmerth, a 27-year old Swede, who came out on top. Many fans...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Big names seeking U.S. Open spot via sectional qualifying

With U.S. Open qualifying scheduled for June 8 at 10 sites throughout the country, some veteran names will be among those trying to earn trips to Chambers Bay. Stewart Cink's five-year exemption for having won the 2009 Open Championship is up, so he will be forced to qualify for the first time in years. A streak of 19 consecutive U.S. Open appearances is on the line for Cink, who...
Via Fox Sports
May 28, 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...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Injured Tim Clark withdraws from Match Play Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The PGA Tour says Tim Clark of South Africa has withdrawn from the Match Play Championship next week because he's still recovering from an elbow injury. Clark has not played since the Sony Open in early January. Luke Donald is not playing because of his brother's wedding, so Clark will be replaced by Francesco Molinari of Italy in the 64-man field. The...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Tom Brady Playing Golf with Michael Jordan

New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady is whooping it up on a fabulous tropical vacation. However, it looks like he forgot to pack his golf shoes, as he is wearing a pair of high-top basketball sneakers in this group photo. Courtesy: Luke Donald Instagram Note the knee brace on Brady’s left leg. You have to wonder if he is wearing that due to a minor ding he may have received...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

British Masters returns, top English players rotate as host

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Four of England's top golfers will take turns hosting the British Masters when the event returns to the European Tour schedule this year. Ian Poulter, Luke Donald, Justin Rose and Lee Westwood will rotate as tournament host, with Poulter taking this year's British Masters to Woburn from Oct. 8-11. The British Masters was last on the tour schedule in...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Golf Strategy: WGC – Cadillac Championship

Credit: Trump National Hotel Collection – Blue Monster We are back this week for another look at Daily Fantasy PGA at DraftKings. Last week was a massacre (at least in a PGA DFS manner) as the weather played havoc for most of the tournament and we saw some of the best players in the world struggle and miss the cut. I did have runner up Daniel Berger among my choices along with...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Donald playing Humana Challenge for first time

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) Luke Donald is playing the Humana Challenge for the first time in a bid to keep pace on the West Coast swing. The 37-year-old Englishman opened the year last week in Hawaii with a tie for 51st in the Sony Open and will play next month at Torrey Pines and Riviera. ''The last few years I played a lot in the Middle East,'' said Donald, set to open play Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Luke Donald hopes to recapture past glory with old coach

  Some of the biggest stars in Europe are starting their year in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Luke Donald is in Honolulu. That's by design. This year is about getting back to his strengths, and getting back to his roots. Donald could pick off a few European Tour requirements, but he tends to play well during the West Coast Swing on the PGA Tour, and that's where he will start. And thus...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LOOK: Luke Donald Spends New Year’s Eve With Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan

Pro golfer Luke Donald spent his New Year's Eve with Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter.
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tweek in Review: Is Luke Donald the real Slim Shady?

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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Donald leads by 1 ahead of final round at Nedbank

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) Luke Donald shot a 3-under 69 Saturday to maintain a one-shot lead after the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Donald is part of an English top three at Sun City, with compatriots Danny Willett and Ross Fisher also in contention at the European Tour's 2015 season-opener. Donald moved to 13-under 203 overall. Willett surged into second after carding...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Luke Donald eludes a charging baboon

The Fringe: No monkeying around - Luke Donald eludes a charging baboon
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Donald Runs Away From Charging Baboon On Golf Course

Luke Donald found out one of the risks you take playing golf in South Africa on Friday, apparently you have to watch out for charging baboons. Donald played his first 14 holes at a casual 9-under, so it’s safe to say that the day went well. [Golf Channel] The post Luke Donald Runs Away From Charging Baboon On Golf Course appeared first on Diehardsport.
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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