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Movers and Losers - RBC Canadian Open

Rory's back, with two wins in six starts, and, after sliding as low as 11th in the World Rankings, he's up to second. The golf world seems to be as close to normal now as it has been all year, with McIlroy's third major, Tiger back and making cuts (though not quite competing), and Phil Mickelson demonstrating that he's still got something in the gas tank after a slow...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Open Championship: Best Day 4 Style

As per usual, with the golf season’s third major comes another fantastic chance to see what the leading apparel companies have up their sleeves. Their players are getting more TV time, and playing in front of larger audiences, so the stakes are raised not only for the athletes but the clothiers as well. Related Links: Best Day 1 Style | Day 2 | Day 3 Here’s who wore their...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweek In Review: The Week’s Best Tweets

The golf world is alive and well on Twitter, sharing some insight into the lives of the best players on the planet — on and off the course. Here are our favorite tweets from the week that was.1) Trump Fires First ShotHitting the first ball at Trump International Dubai, 272 right down the middle. http://t.co/oMKlrSA2Iv— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 19, 20142) Grinding Back...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Spieth’s Lofty Goal & 60 Years of the Euro PGA

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.Jordan Spieth Wanted To Win The Masters … When He Was 14Everyone remembers Jordan Spieth’s epic run at this year’s Masters that saw him come up just shy of becoming the youngest-ever Masters champion. By now, everyone also knows that...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wells Fargo Championship Fantasy Golf Picks

Here are your Wells Fargo Championship Fantasy Golf Picks. Last week was a less than exciting field of golfers in Louisiana, but the picks were worse. This week in Charlotte, North Carolina the field boasts more recognizable talents who will walk Quail Hollow Club. Although, 2017 is still a few years away, the PGA Championship will be held at Quail Hollow Club, so the tournament...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

English wins delayed OHL Classic

Harris English won the rain-delayed OHL Classic for his second PGA Tour title, pulling away for a four-stroke victory in a 29-hole Sunday finish at Mayakoba. English closed with a 6-under-par 65 after completing the third round in the morning with a 68. He moved into contention Saturday morning in the second round, matching the lowest round of his tour career with a 62. '&...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Karlsson, Stadler tied in Mexico

There was a rumor of sunshine poking through the rain clouds at El Camaleon Golf Club on Friday. That bright yellow ball in the sky hung around long enough to complete the first round of the OHL Classic and for 29 players to finish the second. Robert Karlsson, who squeezed in 36 just before darkness, and Kevin Stadler, who managed 34 holes, share the lead at 12-under 130. Here are...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Karlsson, Stadler share lead in OHL Classic

Robert Karlsson and Kevin Stadler topped the OHL Classic leaderboard at 12 under Friday when second-round play was suspended because of darkness. Karlsson completed an 8-under 63 in the rain-delayed first round and added a 67 in the afternoon on Mayakoba Resort's El Camaleon course. The Swede tied for 10th on Sunday in the McGladrey Classic, playing on a sponsor exemption, to...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Hall opens with a 63 at just the right time

Down to his last chance to earn a PGA Tour card, Ashley Hall opened the Web.com Tour Championship with his second-best score of the year, even though he called a penalty on himself when he noticed his ball slightly move. Hall bounced back from that penalty shot to birdie two of his last three holes for a 7-under-par 63 on the Valley Course at the TPC Sawgrass. That gave him a one...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Golf's Prestigious Event Held At Celtic Manor

The ISPS Handa Wales Open is this week's stop on the European Tour. It will be played at Celtic Manor, which served as the host for the 2010 Ryder Cup. This event has traditionally attracted some of the top players on tour and the list of former champions includes Graeme McDowell, Miguel Angel-Jimenez, Robert Karlsson, Paul McGinley, Ian Poulter, Paul Lawrie and last year'...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Your May 21st Pin Sheet

  Here's your May 21st Pin Sheet: Anchored putters are banned beginning in 2016:  "Nearly six months after first proposing a change to the Rules of Golf, the sport's governing bodies on Tuesday announced that anchoring the club in making a stroke will be banned, effective Jan. 1, 2016.  New Rule 14-1b means that players who use a belly putter or long putter...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

4 Americans to qualify for British Open in Texas

Americans Josh Teater, Johnson Wagner, Scott Brown and Bud Cauley earned places at the British Open in very windy conditions Monday at the international final qualifying at the par-70 Gleneagles Country Club Queens Course. The 34-year-old Teater shot rounds of 64 and 69 to take medalist honors and qualify for his first major championship. There were eight spots available at this...
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May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Kim leads vet Karlsson by a stroke

South Korea's Meen Whee Kim shot a 5-under-par 67 on Friday on PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course to maintain a one-stroke lead after the third round of the PGA Tour qualifying tournament. The 20-year-old Kim had an 18-under 131 total in the six-round event. The final top 25 and ties will receive 2013 PGA Tour cards and the next 50 and ties will earn Web.com Tour...
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Karlsson in Q-School after beating yips

Sergio Garcia, Kevin Na, Robert Karlsson. Three different personalities, three different golf swings, one common malady. All three suffered from the full-swing yips. They reached a point in their professional careers where they couldn't start the swing. They couldn't pull the trigger. The harder they tried, the worse it got. They were stuck in the address position. No amount...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Steve LeBrun leads PGA Tour Q-school

Steve LeBrun shot an 8-under 64 on Wednesday on PGA West's Stadium Course to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour qualifying tournament. Edward Loar, Alexandre Rocha, Jin Park and Kris Blanks were a stroke back. They also opened the six-round event on the Stadium Course. Sweden's Robert Karlsson, an 11-time winner on the European Tour, shot a 66 on the Jack Nicklaus...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pros head to Israel to spread golf

Shalom! I've arrived in the Holy Land to chronicle the story of the Arn and Nancy Tellem Mission to Israel. I dozed fitfully through much of the 10-hour El Al Airlines overnight flight from John F. Kennedy Airport in New York until the cabin lights blazed on and a flight attendant shoved a warm bagel and omelette in front of my face. By the way, the passenger next to me was...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

BMW Masters Leading Scores

Leading scores Friday from the BMW Masters, a European Tour event at the 7,594-yard (6,944-meter), par-72 Lake Malaren Golf Club: Second Round Peter Hanson, Sweden 66-64-130 Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland 67-65-132 Robert Karlsson, Sweden 71-64-135 Shane Lowry, Ireland 72-64-136 Justin Rose, England 68-68-136 Alexander Noren, Sweden 68-68-136 Jamie Donaldson, Wales 62-74-136...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Karlsson, Lowry share BMW Masters lead

Sweden's Robert Karlsson shot a six-under-par 64 to share the clubhouse lead on the second day of the BMW Masters on Thursday in his bid to secure a 2013 PGA Tour card. Karlsson joined Shane Lowry atop the leaderboard midway through the second round at Shanghai with the Irishman also shooting a round of 64 less than two weeks after winning the Portugal Masters. Karlsson, who...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Donald loses regular caddie at British Open

Top-ranked Luke Donald will be without his regular caddie as he looks to revive his challenge at the British Open on Friday. Donald wrote on Twitter that he had given bagman John McLaren the day off ''to welcome his 1st child into the world'' with wife Helen. Gareth Lord, the caddie of Swedish player Robert Karlsson, will carry Donald's bag as the Englishman...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Karlsson withdraws from Open

Robert Karlsson of Sweden has withdrawn from the British Open because of an injury. That puts the field at 156 players, so he was not replaced. The Open essentially was overbooked this year because more players were exempt than officials anticipated. An additional tee time was created to account for the additional player, and the championship was to start Thursday with a pair of...
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July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

PGA Tour Tees Off In Tennessee

The PGA Tour heads to Memphis, Tennessee for the FedEx St. Jude Classic. This year's event will be the 55th annual and it is one of the oldest continuously-operated stops on the PGA Tour. Last year's tournament provided one of the feel-good stories of the season when eventual champion, Harrison Frazer, defeated Robert Karlsson in sudden death to win his first PGA title. First...
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May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Donald shoots second straight 68

Defending champion Luke Donald moved up the leaderboard at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday by shooting a second straight 4-under 68, leaving him four strokes behind leader James Morrison. Morrison, ranked No. 236, shot a bogey-free 64 -- just two off the course record set by Robert Karlsson in 2010 -- in perfect conditions at Wentworth to claim the lead at 12-under 132 midway...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

World Match Play Results

Results Thursday from the World Match Play Championship, a ?2.75 million ($3.5 million) European Tour event at the par-72, 7,290-yard Finca Cortesin Golf Course: Group A Rafael Cabrero-Bello, Spain, def. Martin Kaymer, Germany, 3 and 2 Group B Justin Rose, England, def. Robert Rock, England, 7 and 6 Group C Charl Schwartzel, South Africa, halved with Nicolas Colsaerts, Belgium...
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May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Paul Casey withdraws from Volvo Match Play

England's Paul Casey withdrew from the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday because of a right shoulder injury, with Sweden's Robert Karlsson taking his spot in the 24-man field in the European Tour event that begins Thursday at Finca Cortesin. Casey withdrew from The Players Championship in Florida on Thursday after shooting a 42 on the front nine in the first...
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May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Casey withdraws from Volvo Match Play

England's Paul Casey withdrew from the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday because of a right shoulder injury, and Sweden Robert Karlsson took his spot in the 24-man field in the European Tour event that begins Thursday at Finca Cortesin. Casey withdrew from The Players Championship in Florida on Thursday after shooting a 42 on the front nine in the first round. He...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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