PGA Tour: Weekend Watch at the Sony Open

As the second tournament of the 2015 PGA Tour season gets underway in Hawaii, many of us are wishing that we too could be playing golf in Hawaii, as most of us are stuck at work or school. However, there was whirlwind of talent that teed it up on Thursday, all chasing the same prize. Who should we consider to contend this weekend at the Sony Open? Paul Casey and Webb Simpson fired...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Simpson feels like a rookie again with short putter

HONOLULU (AP) Webb Simpson had a hard time sleeping on the eve of his first PGA Tour event of the new year. He sounded like a rookie, not a former U.S. Open champion and member of the last two Ryder Cup teams. That's about what he felt like with a conventional putter in his hand. One year from now, Simpson won't be able to play with the belly putter he has used since 2004 because...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Casey, Webb Simpson tied for early lead at calm Sony Open

  Paul Casey made nine birdies on a day that felt like paradise at the Sony Open and was tied for the early lead with Webb Simpson at 8-under-par 62. Casey is playing Waialae for the first time in a decade. He typically is in the Middle East this time of the year. But he gave up his European Tour membership and decided to start his year in Hawaii. So far, it looks like a smart choice...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Golfer Charles Howell all about fast start to new year

HONOLULU (AP) The sun is shining and spirits are soaring at the Sony Open, the first full-field event of the year on the PGA Tour that seems to bring equal measures of optimism no matter how long a player has been around. And it's quite the age range at Waialae, from 16-year-old Kyle Suppa to 58-year-old Fred Funk, one of four Champions Tour players at the Sony Open. ''Everybody...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Sullivan hits hole in one at KLM Open, wins $100k trip into space

Kennemer Golf & Country Club’s three-par 15th hole, courtesy of KLM Open sponsor XCOR Space Expeditions, had a $100,000 trip to space attached to anyone who could hit a hole-in-one on it this weekend. Andy Sullivan did it.“With this prize we wish to create awareness among the public that space is now also accessible for everyone,” said Michiel Mol, the CEO of XCOR Space...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend Recap: Horschel Wins Tour Championship, FedExCup & $10 Million

The FedExCup wrapped up in Atlanta making one rising PGA Tour star a very rich man. In France, the LPGA’s final major of the season wrapped up. Here’s a look back at another busy weekend in the world of golf. Billy Horschel Wins Tour Championship, FedExCup & $10 Million It was supposed to be a head-to-head battle between two of the game’s hottest players. In the end...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Casey narrowly misses 59 in KLM Open

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands (AP) Paul Casey narrowly missed an eagle attempt on the final hole of his third round at the KLM Open on Saturday that would have given him the first ever 59 on the European Tour. Casey's second shot on the ninth at the par-70 Kennemer Golf & Country Club pitched close to the cup before spinning left and off the green. The Englishman then over-hit his...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfstradamaus: Deutsche Bank Championship

This week the PGA Tour rolls into Norton, Mass., for the Deutsche Bank Championship and leg No. 2 of the FedExCup playoffs. If history tells us anything, this week’s winner could be anyone and come from anywhere in the field.  Seven players — including Stewart Cink, Paul Casey and Morgan Hoffmann — played their way into the field this week at TPC Boston with strong showings...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Four players withdraw from Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. -- The Deutsche Bank Championship now has a smaller field than the Masters. Even though the top 100 advanced to second FedEx Cup playoff event, six players either did not enter or withdrew. That leaves a 94-man field at the TPC Boston. The Masters, the smallest of the majors, had 97 players this year. Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia are getting some rest during a hectic...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rory McIlroy Looking Forward to Broncos-Colts Game in Denver

With four tournaments in four consecutive weeks for the FedExCup playoffs, guys have started pulling out of events to get a breather. Graeme McDowell, Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey and Justin Rose have all withdrawn from this week’s Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston for non-injury reasons. But world No. 1 Rory McIlroy is not one of those players. After winning three tournaments...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: The Barclays

We are coming off of another good week in DFS golf as I had three of the top six finishers in my column last week. Hopefully, my streak continues this week in this edition of The Fantasy Fix’s Daily Fantasy golf column. We head to Paramus, New Jersey for The Barclays And DraftKings is back with some top notch contests. Come on over and take a look. Tour Stop This week the PGA kicks...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Villegas takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Camilo Villegas shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round at the Wyndham Championship. North Carolina natives Webb Simpson and William McGirt had 64, and Scott Langley, Heath Slocum, Paul Casey, Andrew Loupe and Martin Laird were another stroke back in the final event before the PGA Tour's playoffs. Villegas hasn't won on...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Things You Need to Know: Wyndham Championship

With all the majors off the schedule and most of the big guns taking time off prior to the start of the FedExCup playoffs next week, a bunch of guys are at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., this week chomping at the bit to win the Wyndham Championship. Here are five things you need to know about the tournament and its surrounding area: A lot on the line at SedgefieldBeing...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Open Championship 2014: Nike Golf Players Scripting

Nike Golf’s tour staff players will once again feature innovative new designs and apparel technology in their outfits during next week’s Open Championship from Hoylake.As with other major outfitters, Nike Golf’s players will be ready for the unpredictable nature of Open Championship weather.“Our athletes will be prepared for every possible weather condition at Royal Liverpool...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: FedEx St. Jude Classic

Welcome back to another week on the PGA Tour. We head to TPC Southwind in Memphis, TN for the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Below you will find my DraftStreet daily fantasy picks for the tournament this week. Come on and join me for a round! Tour Stop TPC Southwind is a 7,239 yard, par 70 course that first opened in 1987 and was redesigned in 2004. This has been one of the tougher non...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

Photo Credit: Feldman/Getty Images Welcome back to another exciting week on the PGA Tour. We stay in Texas this week and head off to Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial played in Fort Worth, Texas at the Colonial Country Club. Below you will find my DraftStreet daily fantasy picks for the tournament this week. Come on and join me for a round! Tour Stop Colonial Country Club is...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

HP Byron Nelson Championship Fantasy Golf Picks

Here are your HP Byron Nelson Championship Fantasy Golf Picks. In 1945 Byron Nelson won 11 straight events and finished the year with 18 total victories. Fake-golf fans that is some excellent production. The legend’s tournament takes place at TPC Four Seasons Resort, in Irving, Texas. The course is a par 70, with large dance floors and tree-lined fairways. Players who are long...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luke Donald and Other Golfers Race on an F1 Race Track, Who Wins?

Courtesy of Back9Network About a week and half ago, golf superstars, Luke Donald, Matteo Manaserro, Paul Casey and Sergio Garcia (Boooo! *In Homer Simpson voice) hit the race track in Abu Dhabi where normally the world’s greatest F1 racers compete for the crown on one of F1′s most recognizable venues. However, they didn’t shred the track with those world-famous F1 cars and...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfers Race on F1 Grand Prix Course … In Golf Carts

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is an annual stop on the Formula One racing circuit, and it takes place at the Yas Marina Circuit, a race course that sits on the man-made Yas Island about 30 minutes outside of Abu Dhabi. The best F1 racers in the world know its 21 turns very well.Four of the best golfers in the world – Luke Donald, Sergio Garcia, Matteo Manassero and Paul Casey – got...
Via Back9Network
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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