PADRAIG HARRINGTON NEWS

A big win and now a busy schedule for Padraig Harrington

DORAL, Fla. (AP) Padraig Harrington's game slipped so badly last year that he failed to keep full status on the PGA Tour for the first time. He wrote letters to tournaments asking for a sponsor's exemption and received one from every tournament but the CIMB Classic in Malaysia. Some of the tournaments responded within an hour of his request. It was easy to see why, and not just...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

MIke Francesa - Padraig Harrington "sounds like leprechaun."

Squeaky voiced Irishman Padraig Harrington "sounds like 'leprechaun." PC Mike Francesa. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - WGC-Cadillac Championship

Like a Lumber Liquidators floor plank, there were few safe picks once the winds and rains started at PGA National. Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, and more found themselves far afoul of the cut line as their long and high ball flights fell victim to the storm. Struggling, aging stars should take note, though, because Padraig Harrington's victory proves that it is possible...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday's Sports In Brief

GOLF PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years when he won the Honda Classic by making a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole in regulation and beating 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second playoff hole. It took two days to complete the final round. Four of the five players who had a share of the lead hit shots...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrington edges out Berger in playoff to win Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years Monday when he won the Honda Classic by making a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole in regulation and beating 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second playoff hole. Leave it to Harrington to emerge the winner of the craziest final round on the PGA Tour this season. It took...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years on Monday when he birdied the final hole in regulation and then beat 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second hole of a playoff. Leave it to Harrington to win the wildest finish of the season on the PGA Tour. It took two days to complete and included one stunning collapse...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Honda Classic: Poulter builds three-shot lead heading into final round

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Ian Poulter took a big step toward ending his two-year victory drought Sunday by playing bogey-free on rain-softened PGA National for a 4-under 66, giving him a three-shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic. It was the first time Poulter has ever had a 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour. And his work was just getting started. The third round...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Honda Classic: Harrington takes 36-hole lead before rain delay

  Padraig Harrington has the lead going into Sunday at the Honda Classic. Thanks to rain that washed out the third round, it will still feel like Saturday. Harrington found his form and finished off 12 holes in the second round Saturday morning for a 4-under 66 to take a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed. It's the first time in nearly five years that Harrington has had at least a...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrington takes 36-hole lead at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Padraig Harrington felt like a three-time major champion long enough to take the lead after 36 holes of the Honda Classic. Harrington hit the ball where he was looking and stretched his lead to three shots until ending with a pair of bogeys in the rain-delayed second round Saturday morning. He shot 66 and was one shot ahead of Patrick Reed going into...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Art Of Winning With Padraig Harrington

GolfPunk popped around triple Major winner Padraig Harrington’s house for a cuppa tea and a biscuit. While there having a #GolfDunk we thought we’d get his thoughts… On learning to win… When I came on tour Monty, Retief Goosen, Ernie Els, they were the big stars, I put them up on a pedestal. So how am I going to compete with these guys? I worked with a guy called Jos Van...
Via Back9Network
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods now a subject of sympathy

SAN DIEGO (AP) No one can recall these kinds of odds for Tiger Woods at any tournament, certainly not one at Torrey Pines. He is listed at 50-to-1, which prompted a question that was even more shocking than the odds. Was that to win? Or to make the cut? Perhaps even more telling was an observation from Padraig Harrington. ''Did you ever think you would hear a professional golfer...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Turn: Padraig Harrington

Back9Network ambassador Padraig Harrington claimed his first victory in four years at the Indonesian Open this past weekend, winning by two strokes over Thanyakon Khrongpha. Following the victory, the three-time major champion stopped by The Turn to talk about the win, making 100,000 swings, and what 2015 will bring. More Padraig Harrington:- Bill Murray Saves Padraig Harrington’s...
Via Back9Network
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

This Might Be The Worst (Best) Happy Gilmore Fail Ever

The most frequently-attempted shot in golf is the “Happy Gilmore,” yet no one has performed it quite as well as Adam Sandler did in the film. That’s probably because it’s a movie, but that’s beside the point. Padraig Harrington has a decent track record of successfully pulling it off, but Harrington is a professional golfer. This kid … is not.  The following video will...
Via Back9Network
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

It's Movember. Here are the 11 best mustaches in golf

It's Movember. Here are the 11 best mustaches in golf, from John Daly to Rickie Fowler, Ben Crane to Padraig Harrington.
Via Fox Sports
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Banter, Failed ‘Happy Gilmore’ Drives At Coyotes Charity Golf Classic

The Arizona Coyotes held their annual charity golf tournament this week, the Coyotes Charity Golf Classic, which goes to benefit the Arizona Coyotes Foundation and its charities. And to spice things up, organizers put a GoPro in the golf cart of Coyotes defenseman Chris Summers. A camera and a bunch of buddies playing golf usually makes for a good time – whether they’re pro hockey...
Via Back9Network
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

BACK9NETWORK’s Launch Week Guests on DIRECTV Headlined by Bill Murray, Paul Azinger, Padraig Harrington and Kevin Ollie

HARTFORD, CONN., OCT. 6 – BACK9NETWORK, the 24/7 golf lifestyle network, debuted on DIRECTV by leading off its first week of programming with guests that included actor/comedian Bill Murray, three-time Major Winner Padraig Harrington, former PGA Tour player and 2008 Ryder Cup Captain Paul Azinger and University of Connecticut Men’s Basketball Coach Kevin Ollie. The network launchedlast...
Via Back9Network
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacquelin birdies final two holes to take lead at Dunhill Links

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) -- Raphael Jacquelin of France birdied his last two holes for a 2-under 70 to break clear of a tightly packed leaderboard and take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Four players -- Irish duo Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry along with Frenchman Alexander Levy and England's Oliver Wilson -- were in a tie...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacquelin takes 1-shot lead at Dunhill Links

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Raphael Jacquelin of France birdied his closing two holes for a 2-under 70 to break clear of a tightly packed leaderboard and take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Four players - Irish duo Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry along with Frenchman Alexander Levy and England's Oliver Wilson - were in a tie for...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Murray Saves Padraig Harrington’s Day, Tries On Clothes

Bill Murray is playing in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this week. Padraig Harrington is also in the field. So, what do these two have in common, you ask? Well, one would be playing barefoot if not for the other. Murray told a strange story to writer Bernie McGuire about how he came to the rescue for the three-time major champion. Because of course he did — he’s Bill...
Via Back9Network
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Padraig won't Captain in 2016, Callaway pays tribute to Reed's epic 'shush'

The Fringe: Padraig Harrington won't Captain Ryder Cup in 2016, Callaway pays tribute to Patrick Reed's epic 'shush' 
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Padraig Won’t Captain in 2016 & Callaway Immortalizes Reed’s ‘Shush’

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. Padraig Harrington Wants To Be European Ryder Cup Captain, Just Not Yet As discussion begins as to whom the next U.S. Ryder Cup captain should be, we know for certain who won’t be the next European captain. Padraig Harrington, who served...
Via Back9Network
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Oops! Caite Upton Did It Again

Exclusive, never-before-scene footage of Caite Upton’s grueling interview with Matty Blake for the Off Par co-hosting gig. “Off Par,” co-hosted by acclaimed actor and comedian Matty Blake, veteran voice, theatre and television actor Charles Everett, and model Caite Upton is an inventive look at the world of golf and entertainment, with a seriously comedic twist. Matty and Charles...
Via Back9Network
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Wing Tips: Justin Rose Tees Off Atop A Boeing 747

Fresh off of a European victory at the Ryder Cup, Justin Rose wasted no time before pulling out the sticks again. Only, this time it wasn’t on a golf course.  On Monday, Rose took part in a fundraising event for the Kate and Justin Rose Foundation where he teed off from the wing of a British Airways Boeing 747. Rose hit several shots to a target from 180 yards away in an attempt...
Via Back9Network
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

European Ryder Cup Team ‘Fears Azinger’ Says Padraig Harrington

In the last 24 hours, there has been much discussion surrounding the U.S. Ryder Cup team’s next captain. After the Americans’ third straight loss, it’s easy to understand why. The name that seems to be thrown around more than most is Paul Azinger. The last man to captain a winning U.S. Ryder Cup team, Azinger introduced tactics used in the corporate world to help build the...
Via Back9Network
September 29, 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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