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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6 days ago  |  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...
Via Back9Network
7 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  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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26 days ago  |  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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27 days ago  |  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'...
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August 14, 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...
Via Back9Network
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...
Via The Fantasy Fix
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...
Via The GP Golf Report
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...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Guthrie leads way in Shanghai

Luke Guthrie kept his distance in the BMW Masters with a 1-under 71 to take a four-shot lead into the weekend in his first trip to Asia. The American never let anyone get closer than two shots on another blustery day at Lake Malaren with much colder temperatures. Wearing short sleeves for most of Friday, Guthrie survived a rough patch. He made an 18-foot par putt on the ninth hole...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Guthrie stretches his lead to 4 shots in Shanghai

Luke Guthrie kept his distance in the BMW Masters with a 1-under 71 to take a four-shot lead into the weekend in his first trip to Asia. The American never let anyone get closer than two shots on another blustery day at Lake Malaren with much colder temperatures. Wearing short sleeves for most of Friday, Guthrie survived a rough patch. He made an 18-foot par putt on the ninth hole...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Golf Sleepers

Yes. Yes, we are going to cover Fantasy Golf. So why not start with a few Fantasy Golf Sleepers. I’ve peeked through and found 6 guys that stick out as players who can significantly improve on their winnings from last year.   Fantasy Golf Sleepers Bud Cauley: “Don’t Call me William” made 21 cuts with 6 top 10 finishes in 2012. 2013 was a nightmare. The Crimson Tide alum...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

India's Lahiri leads European Masters

Anirban Lahiri of India shot 8-under 63 Thursday for a two-stroke lead at the European Masters, while 13-year-old Ye Wo-cheng of China finished with a 78. The 178th-ranked Lahiri had two eagles, five birdies and a bogey on the 13th hole in the Swiss Alps sunshine and led Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain and Englishmen Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood. Thomas Bjorn, the 2011 champion...
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September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

More birdies at Oak Hill for Kuchar in 67 at PGA

Matt Kuchar knows how it feels to make clutch birdies at Oak Hill. And to be outdone by another player. Fifteen years ago, he lost a classic match-play duel to then-teen sensation Sergio Garcia in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur on the course that's hosting this week's PGA Championship. Garcia won 2 and 1 that day in 1998, when Kuchar was the defending champion....
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Nike Athlete Paul Casey Wins Irish Open

Nike athlete Paul Casey returned to the winner’s circle with his first victory in over two years at the Irish Open on the European Tour.  When asked what this win means to him, he replied with just two words -- “incredibly sweet.” This win marks a comeback victory for Casey after enduring challenges as a result of a right shoulder injury sustained in a snowboarding accident...
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July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Your July 1st Pin Sheet

Here's Your July 1st Pin Sheet: Inbee Park wins US Women's Open. Bill Haas wins AT&T National. Monday playoff to decide United Leasing event. Kenny Perry wins Senior Players Championship. Paul Casey wins Irish Open. Randall Mell writes Inbee Park overcame nerves for historic victory:  "Unable to sleep, Park opened the door of her...
Via The Pin Sheet
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

GF,MGSPINTL *2080 AP-GLF--Irish Open Scores,0200

Irish Open Final Scores Final scores Sunday in the Irish Open, a European Tour event on the 7,271-yard, par-72 Montgomerie course at Carton House: Fourth Round Paul Casey, England 68-72-67-67-274 Joost Luiten, Netherlands 67-70-66-74-277 Robert Rock, England 69-66-71-71-277 Pablo Larrazabal, Spain 69-69-66-75-279 Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Spain 69-70-70-71-280 Jose Maria Olazabal...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Casey wins Irish Open by 3 strokes

Paul Casey made a 50-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole Sunday and won the Irish Open by three strokes. The 35-year-old Englishman trailed by four shots entering the final round. He closed with a 5-under 67 that featured a stretch of five birdies in six holes from No. 8 to No. 13. He finished at 14-under 274 in winning his 14th career title. Casey was sidelined at the start of the...
Via AP on Fox
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rose win at Merion gives England the missing piece

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer The most recent golden era of golf in England had everything but the one prize that brings credibility. A major championship. Lee Westwood and Luke Donald reached No. 1 in the world. Ian Poulter turned into a rock star in the Ryder Cup. There was a strong supporting cast that included Paul Casey. Always lurking, and finally...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Rose blooms to end England's wait for major winner

Ever since Greg Norman's memorable final-round implosion let Nick Faldo win the Masters in 1996, a generation of fine English talent has come up short in golf's four major championships. With his seven top-3 finishes, Lee Westwood's near misses are a thing of golfing folklore. Luke Donald has also been ranked No. 1 but never come that close down the stretch in a major...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Your May 28th Pin Sheet

  Here's your May 28th Pin Sheet Jason Sobel with a thoughtful piece on golf's image problem:  "The biggest takeaway from the situation wasn’t that it labeled Garcia – fairly or unfairly – as a racist, but that it shined a spotlight on an issue which has roots within golf’s foundation. Casual observers who know little about the game or those who play...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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