MIGUEL ANGEL JIMENEZ NEWS

Woosnam shares lead in rain-delayed Greater Gwinnett

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) Ian Woosnam was tied for the lead at 4 under with five holes left Friday when first-round play in the Champions Tour's Greater Gwinnett Championship was suspended because of rain. The round is scheduled to be completed Saturday morning at TPC Sugarloaf, followed by the second round. There is more rain in the forecast Saturday and Sunday. Woosnam, playing in the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Angel Jimenez Tests The Masters Winds

Just a couple days after putting on a show at the Augusta National driving range with his normal stretching routine, Miguel Angel Jimenez is at it again today with his trusty cigar before he tees off for his first round at the Masters. Always important to test the winds at Augusta before teeing off #TheMastershttps://t.co/aIUdNwqha9 — Not Miguel Á Jiménez (@miguelajimenez_)...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimenez trying to continue roll at Gulf Resort Classic

SAUCIER, Miss. (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez has had quite a start to his Champions Tour career. Since becoming eligible for the Tour last year after turning 50 years old, the Spaniard has won two out of the three events he's entered, including the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai in January. He'll try to continue his run of success at this week's Mississippi Gulf Resort...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Angel Jimenez Has Mixed Emotions Over 2016 Ryder Cup

On Wednesday, Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke was unanimously chosen to be the next European Ryder Cup captain in 2016 at Hazeltine. On Thursday, one of his closest competitors offered support and disappointment.  “This is my 27th season, I’ve played in seven Ryder Cups, been vice-captain and of course I accept it (the decision),” Jimenez said before the Indian Open. “I...
Via Back9Network
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rahman, Chowrasia share lead with 3 others at Indian Open

NEW DELHI (AP) Defending champion Siddikur Rahman and three-time runner-up Shiv Chowrasia each shot 6-under 65 Thursday to take a share of the lead with three others in the first round of the Indian Open. Richard Lee, Chapchai Nirat and Joakim Lagergren were also at the top of the leaderboard in the European and Asian Tour co-sanctioned event. Mithun Perera and Kalem Richardson...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Angel Jimenez Seems Ready For Indian Open

  Miguel Angel Jimenez is in New Delhi, India this week for the Hero Indian Open so it made sense for your hero to do a fun photoshoot with a Getty photographer in one of the building at the Delhi Golf Club. You’re looking at a guy who’s living the dream life at 51. He gets to travel the world playing golf, has piles of cash, is still good enough to card a top 12 finish at...
Via Busted Coverage
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Europe selects Darren Clarke as Ryder Cup captain for 2016

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Darren Clarke has been selected as the captain of the European team for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine. The European Tour announced its decision on Wednesday following a meeting of a five-man selection panel, which included the last three captains - Colin Montgomerie, Jose Maria Olazabal and Paul McGinley. Top-ranked Rory McIlroy and stalwarts of the...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hend shoots 66, leads Thailand Classic by 1 after third round

HUA HIN, Thailand -- Scott Hend of Australia surged into lead of the Thailand Classic on Saturday by shooting a 6-under 66 in the third round despite a bogey on the last hole. Hend used his powerful hitting to make five birdies and an eagle on the 13th before his only mishap on the 18th. His 15-under total of 201 put him one shot ahead of overnight leader Miguel Angel Jimenez and...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hend shoots 66 to take 3rd-round lead at Thailand Classic

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) Scott Hend of Australia surged into lead of the Thailand Classic on Saturday by shooting a 6-under 66 in the third round despite a bogey on the last hole. Hend used his powerful hitting to make five birdies and an eagle on the 13th before his only mishap on the 18th. His 15-under total of 201 put him one shot ahead of overnight leader Miguel Angel Jimenez...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Miguel Angel Jimenez Is Dancing Again

Another week, another Miguel Angel Jimenez highlight-reel shot. During Thursday’s first round of the True Thailand Classic, Jimenez dunked his approach on the par-4 9th hole for a crowd-pleasing two. As we’ve become accustomed to, Jimenez followed the shot with a little celebratory dance:  Must Watch: The Most Interesting Ace In Golf | Jimenez Teaches His Awesome Stretching...
Via Back9Network
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Angel Jimenez closes with 66 to win Champions Tour opener

  Miguel Angel Jimenez rallied to win the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship, birdieing six of the final nine holes Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Mark O'Meara. The Spaniard closed with a 6-under-par 66 for his second victory in three career starts on the 50-and-over tour. He broke a tie with O'Meara with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Angel Jimenez wins Champions Tour opener

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez rallied to win the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship, birdieing six of the final nine holes Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Mark O'Meara. The Spaniard closed with a 6-under 66 for his second victory in three career starts on the 50-and-over tour. He won the Greater Gwinnett Championship last year...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimenez, Mediate share lead in Champions Tour opener

KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) Miguel Angel Jimenez shot an 8-under 64 in windy conditions Saturday for a share of the lead with Rocco Mediate in the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship. Jimenez had nine birdies and a closing bogey to match Mediate at 11-under 133 at Hualalai Golf Club. Mediate, the first-round leader after a 66, had a bogey-free 67. Jimenez...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Makes First Hole-In-One As A Professional

If I told you Rory McIlroy had zero holes-in-one as a professional until today, would you believe me? Probably not. On Friday, McIlroy made his first ace as a pro on the 177-yard par-3 15th hole at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. The club: a 9-iron. A freaking 9-iron from 177 yards out. Take a look: I’m not sure what Miguel Angel Jimenez hit to make his ace on Thursday...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Miguel Angel Jimenez Sink ‘The World’s Most Interesting Ace’

Anything Miguel Angel Jimenez does is interesting, hence his “World’s Most Interesting Golfer” nickname. While a hole-in-one is exciting and somewhat of a rare occurrence, I’m not sure one would classify an ace as “interesting.”  That is, unless Jimenez is the one that made it (or it was made underwater). On the 15th hole of the first round at the Abu Dhabi HSBC...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Off Par: ‘Golfers In A Glass’

Back9Network’s resident mixologist John Ginnetti visits with Matty Blake and Charles Everett of Off Par to introduce a new game titled “Golfers in a Glass.” In it, Ginnetti mixes up drinks that carry similar characteristics to the game of golf’s biggest names. Have you ever wondered how to make a “Rickie Fowler” or perhaps a “Miguel Angel Jimenez” is more your speed...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Spain's Jimenez shoots 63 to lead in Turkey

BELEK, Turkey (AP) Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 9-under 63 Thursday for a one-stroke lead on the opening day of the Turkish Airlines Open. Jimenez eagled his opening hole and had seven birdies in an 11-hole stretch starting on the fourth. He was one shot off the record at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course. England's Ian Poulter also recorded an eagle and seven birdies, but...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Players Tee It Up Inside 2,000-Year-Old Amphitheatre

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. Tour Players Hit Shots Out Of 2,000-Year-Old Ampitheater In Turkey The European Tour’s Turkish Airlines Open kicks off this week in Antalya, Turkey, but prior to teeing it up on the course, a few players were given the chance to hit...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia: Jimenez's English hurts Ryder captain bid

Sergio Garcia says fellow Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez's lack of fluent English could hurt his chances of becoming Europe's next Ryder Cup captain. Jimenez and Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke are considered leading contenders to replace Paul McGinley for the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine. Garcia, a veteran of seven Ryder Cups and a vice captain in 2010, says he is concerned that...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Science Behind A 427-Yard Drive

In the final of the 2013 Re/Max World Long Drive Championship, Tim Burke crushed his ball 427 yards. It was the longest drive to win the title in the history of the event. It doesn’t take an expert to know that that’s a big number. But it does take an expert to come up with some other pretty big numbers associated with a 427-yard drive. So John Brenkus and his Sport Science team...
Via Back9Network
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lucky 13: Miguel Angel Jimenez Records 13 On Par-4

“Interesting” would be an understatement. Miguel Angel Jimenez, known around the game as the “most interesting man in golf,” turned in an unforgettable performance on the 9th hole Sunday at the BMW Masters. Jimenez recorded a 9-over 13 on the par-4 after finding water on the hole four times. Spare a thought for Miguel Angel Jimenez, who just took a 13 at the 9th after finding...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: World’s Most Interesting Workout & Player Pumpkins

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. The Most Interesting Workout In The World When you imagine Miguel Angel Jimenez’s workout routine, what do you think of? Probably a cigar and lots of weird lifting and stretching — and you’d be (almost) right. The European Tour...
Via Back9Network
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup Fan Wins Life with Incredible Miguel Angel Jimenez Costume

The Ryder Cup might be far from over, but one previously unknown individual has already... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Of Course Miguel Angel Jimenez Is Owning The Ryder Cup Party Scene

  Miguel Angel Jimenez is 50 years old. I just wanted to get that out of the way. Shocking, right? Anyway, that’s his...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrington, Jimenez, Olazabal Named Ryder Cup Vice Captains

As if the Ryder Cup needed more interesting storylines, the “Most Interesting Man in Golf” was announced as one of three vice captains for the European team. Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jose Maria Olazabal and BACK9NETWORK ambassador Padraig Harrington will support captain Paul McGinley Sept. 26-28 at Gleneagles. The trio joins Des Smyth and Sam Torrance on McGinley’s experienced...
Via Back9Network
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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