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Wiesberger comes from 3 shots back to win French Open

PARIS (AP) Bernd Wiesberger of Austria came from three shots back to win the French Open on Sunday, making five birdies on the front nine to take command as overnight leader Jaco Van Zyl faltered. Wiesberger finished with a 6-under 65 to win by three shots ahead of James Morrison of England, who shot a 67. Van Zyl only managed a 73 to finish five shots behind Wiesberger's total...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dubuisson in 3-way tie for lead at French Open halfway stage

PARIS (AP) Home favorite Victor Dubuisson was in a three-way tie for the lead after the second round of the French Open on Friday, while Ryder Cup teammate Graeme McDowell's bid for a third successive title came to an early end. Dubuisson and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello had been part of a four-way tie for the lead after the weather-delayed opening round was completed in the morning...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dubuisson shares early lead at home French Open

PARIS (AP) Victor Dubuisson birdied three of his last seven holes to share the lead on 3-under 68 midway through the first round of his home French Open on Thursday. Dubuisson, one of 29 French players in the field, was tied with Austria's Bernd Wiesberger at Le Golf National - the course that will host the Ryder Cup in 2018. A superb approach shot that span back to within a foot...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera-Bello leads BMW International Open after 2nd round

  Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain shot a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke lead in the second round of the BMW International Open on Friday. Cabrera-Bello, who opened with a 65 Thursday for a three-way lead with Lasse Jensen of Denmark and Daniel Gaunt of England, made six birdies and a bogey, leaving him at 12-under 132 halfway through the European Tour event. Jensen (69) dropped two strokes...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera-Bello takes 1-stroke lead in Munich

MUNICH (AP) Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain shot a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke lead in the second round of the BMW International Open on Friday. Cabrera-Bello, who opened with a 65 Thursday for a three-way lead with Lasse Jensen of Denmark and Daniel Gaunt of England, made six birdies and a bogey, leaving him at 12-under 132 halfway through the European Tour event. Jensen (69) dropped...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open on Fox finishes with a near record-low rating

Last year’s U.S. Open on NBC finished with a record-low rating and viewership so this year’s edition on Fox seemingly had nowhere to go, but up. There would be several factors for an increased rating, the most important that the Open would be on the West Coast bringing golf to primetime for the first time since 2012 when it was held at Olympic in San Francisco. Add to the fact...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: My pick to win the U.S. Open? Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson To date, Dustin Johnson’s journey on the PGA Tour has been a wild one. Possessing an astonishing level of natural talent, he’s emerged victorious on the golf world’s biggest stages as often as he’s fallen short. While his list of titles includes two WGCs in the past two seasons, two FedEx Cup playoff events and back-to-back wins at Pebble Beach, he memorably...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Defending champion Martin Kaymer forgotten man at US Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) Rarely has a two-time major winner and defending U.S. Open champion walked down a fairway in such as relative anonymity as Martin Kaymer did Tuesday afternoon at Chambers Bay. The crowd that turned out early to see Masters winner Jordan Spieth practice alongside Tiger Woods had departed. The fans clamoring to see top-ranked Rory McIlroy had left. The...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler aims to follow path of Martin Kaymer to U.S. Open title

  Rickie Fowler knows the blueprint he would like to follow for the U.S. Open. Martin Kaymer laid it out a year ago when he won The Players Championship in May and followed up with a U.S. Open title a month later. "I'd love to go do the same as he did last year. And I really feel comfortable on this golf course," Fowler said on Tuesday. "I love playing links golf. I've played well...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Fowler hoping for major breakthrough after misses in 2014

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) Rickie Fowler knows the blueprint he would like to follow for the U.S. Open. Martin Kaymer laid it out a year ago when he won The Players Championship in May and followed up with a U.S. Open title a month later. ''I'd love to go do the same as he did last year. And I really feel comfortable on this golf course,'' Fowler said on Tuesday. ''I love playing...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Open Greens At Chambers Bay In Rough Shape Before Round 1 (Photo)

The U.S. Open is the toughest major championship in golf. The USGA does its best to make the course incredibly difficult to shoot par. The fairways are narrow, the rough is thicker and more abundant, the greens are a nightmare and the hole locations are in absurd spots. This year’s U.S. Open starts Thursday at Chambers Bay in Washington. Judging by the early condition of the greens...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

US Open at a glance

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) Facts and figures for the 115th U.S. Open golf championship: Dates: June 18-21. Site: Chambers Bay. The course: Chambers Bay is a public course located south of Seattle along the Puget Sound on what used to be a sand and gravel pit that first was mined in the late 19th century. Once the mining stopped in 2001, the county decided to use the land for recreation...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Two German champions in field at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Martin Kaymer was nervous the first time he met Bernhard Langer, the two-time Masters champion and Germany's greatest golfer. That was natural. Kaymer was a teenager playing the BMW International Open and saw Langer on the range. It was a practice round at the Masters that he won't forget. Kaymer was playing Augusta National for the first time in 2008...
Via AP on Fox
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kaymer's collapse lets in Stal to win Abu Dhabi Championship

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Gary Stal of France came from 10 shots behind to capitalize on an improbable meltdown by Martin Kaymer and win the Abu Dhabi Championship after a frantic final round on Sunday. Kaymer looked like cruising to a fourth title in Abu Dhabi after making three birdies in his opening four holes to extend his six-stroke lead from overnight, only to drop...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Euro Tour: Kaymer closes in on fourth Abu Dhabi title in eight years

  Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend duel with Rory McIlroy into a procession at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Seeking a fourth title in eight years in Abu Dhabi, Kaymer shot a 7-under 65 in the third round on Saturday to extend his overnight lead from one stroke to six. He moved to 20-under 196 overall -- a record-low total here after 54 holes. The U.S....
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kaymer turning Abu Dhabi Championship into a procession

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend duel with Rory McIlroy into a procession at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Seeking a fourth title in eight years in Abu Dhabi, Kaymer shot a 7-under 65 in the third round on Saturday to extend his overnight lead from one stroke to six. He moved to 20-under 196 overall - a record-low total...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Rory McIlroy gets first hole-in-one

  Rory McIlroy made his first competitive hole-in-one as a professional in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday. McIlroy threw his hands in the air and high-fived playing partner Rickie Fowler after his 9-iron from 177 yards at the par-3 15th hopped right and trickled into the cup. The world No. 1 is 6-under 66, which puts him in third on 11 under and two...
Via Sports-Glory
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Relentless Kaymer pulls 5 shots clear in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Three-time winner Martin Kaymer tightened his grip on the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday, shooting a 5-under 67 to pull five strokes clear midway through the second round. Two brilliant shots from the sand were the highlights for the overnight leader, who chipped in from a greenside bunker on his 10th hole and set up his fifth and last birdie...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The shots that defined the majors

One putt gave Bubba Watson a rare sense of calm. One swing reminded Martin Kaymer he finally had all the shots. One pitch proved to Rory McIlroy he could master links golf. These were not the defining shots from the majors this year. But they meant something special to the winners, and they were tied to lessons from the past. Asked to choose the signature shot of his Masters victory...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Athlon's Essential 11 Links of the Day: December 4, 2014

This is your daily links roundup of our favorite sports and entertainment posts on the web for Dec. 4: • Golfer Martin Kaymer has a new...
Via Athlon Sports
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: It's all fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open

Colin Montgomerie, Victor Dubuisson and Martin Kaymer enjoy fireworks and fun at the Turkish Airlines Open. 
Via Fox Sports
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: It’s All Fireworks & Fun At The Turkish Airlines Open

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. Dubuisson & Kaymer Set Off Fireworks At Maxx Royal Target Challenge The Turkish Airlines Open may not get the recognition of other tournaments, but the event definitely knows how to put on a show. On Wednesday, a group of players went...
Via Back9Network
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Euro Tour, PGA Tour seasons converge at HSBC Champions

  The HSBC Champions is one World Golf Championship where it's hard to keep track of the season. Rickie Fowler hasn't hit a meaningful shot since the final day of the Ryder Cup the last week of September. The HSBC Champions is his first start in the 2014-15 PGA Tour season, though barring a victory at Sheshan International, he won't play another PGA Tour event for nearly three months...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Gary Player Could Fix Tiger’s Swing In One Hour

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. Gary Player Wants One Hour To Fix Tiger’s Swing Tiger Woods has forgone searching for a new coach, while telling everyone that he might just do it on his own. Hiring a full-time swing coach could make for a tough transition to a new...
Via Back9Network
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Kaymer Can Hit His Putter A Mile

Hitting your putter like a driver is never a good idea. So many things can go wrong, and not much can go right. But, I’d say it’s a different story when you’re a major champion. Martin Kaymer and Bernhard Langer fit that bill, so they tried their hands at hitting the flat stick as far as possible. In this “Drive Your Putter” challenge, Langer and Kaymer battle to see...
Via Back9Network
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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