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Justin Thomas shoots course-record 61 to take CIMB Classic lead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Justin Thomas had an eagle and nine birdies in shooting a course-record 61 at the CIMB Classic on Friday, taking the lead into the weekend at the PGA Tour's event in Malaysia. Thomas moved to 15-under 129 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club for a one-stroke lead on American compatriot Brendan Steele, who shot a 63 and matched Thomas by having an eagle...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas shoots course-record 61 to take CIMB Classic lead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Justin Thomas had an eagle and nine birdies in shooting a course-record 61 at the CIMB Classic on Friday, taking the lead into the weekend at the PGA Tour's event in Malaysia. Thomas moved to 15-under 129 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club for a one-stroke lead on American compatriot Brendan Steele, who shot a 63 and matched Thomas by having an...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Scott Piercy shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic. The American had 10 birdies in his bogey-free round at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Japan's Hideki Matsuyama was second in the event also sanctioned by the Asian Tour. Americans Keagan Bradley, Jason Gore and Charles Howell...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Piercy leads CIMB Classic with 1st-round 10-under 62

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Scott Piercy allied some crisp putting to solid tee-to-green play and shot a flawless 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic. The American made 10 birdies at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club to pull away from Japan's Hideki Matsuyama, who had eight birdies and a bogey in his 65...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Piercy ties tournament record, grabs early lead at CIMB

Scott Piercy allied some crisp putting to solid tee-to-green play and shot a flawless 10-under 62 on Thursday to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic.The American made 10 birdies at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club to pull away from Japan's Hideki Matsuyama, who had eight birdies and a bogey in his 65.Piercy's 10-under score matched...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Day Takes Over No. 1 Ranking After Cruising To BMW Championship Win

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Jason Day’s easy win Sunday at the BMW Championship confirmed what his rivals have known for several weeks now: The Aussie is the best golfer on the planet. Day’s mostly stress-free final round of 2-under 69 at Conway Farms gave him his fifth win on tour this season, his second in the FedEx Cup playoffs and vaulted him past Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Day cruises to BMW Championship title, moves to No. 1

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Jason Day's easy win Sunday at the BMW Championship confirmed what his rivals have known for several weeks now: The Aussie is the best golfer on the planet. Day's mostly stress-free final round of 2-under 69 at Conway Farms gave him his fifth win on tour this season, his second in the FedEx Cup playoffs and vaulted him past Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy into...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Day wins BMW Championship on cruise control, moves to No. 1

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Jason Day won the BMW Championship on cruise control Sunday with a mostly stress-free final round of 2-under 69 that vaulted him into the top spot in the world ranking. The Australian zoomed out to a big lead by shooting 61 and 63 in the first two rounds at Conway Farms and was never seriously challenged after that. His 22-under total was the second-lowest...
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September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

BMW Championship: Day shoots 2-under 69, still leads by 6 shots

  Jason Day shot a 2-under 69 at the BMW Championship, good enough to take a six-stroke lead into the final round. Instead of running away from the field, as he had in the first two rounds after shooting 61 and 63, Day spent most of Saturday running in place. He made his first bogey in 20 holes at the sixth, then piled on three more to offset a half-dozen birdies. He wasn't alone...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Day runs in place at BMW, but still leads by 6 shots

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Jason Day shot a 2-under 69 at the BMW Championship, good enough to take a six-stroke lead into the final round. Instead of running away from the field, as he had in the first two rounds after shooting 61 and 63, Day spent most of Saturday running in place. He made his first bogey in 20 holes at the sixth, then piled on three more to offset a half-dozen birdies...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - RBC Canadian Open

View image | gettyimages.com There's not much I can write that will touch upon the depth of the 2015 Open Championship at St. Andrews. The sheer volume of compelling story lines could, alone, fill a book. I will say this, St. Andrews provided yet another reason why its grounds are so revered amongst those who play the game. With howling winds, torrential downpours and perfect weather...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Piercy wins Barbasol Championship for 3rd PGA Tour title

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) Scott Piercy won the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his third PGA Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory. The 36-year-old Las Vegas player made a 57-foot birdie putt on the second hole en route to his first victory since the 2012 Canadian Open. Tied for the third-round lead with Ricky Barnes, Piercy birdied three of four holes starting...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Barnes, Piercy lead PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) Ricky Barnes and Scott Piercy each shot 6-under 65 on Saturday to share the third-round lead in the PGA Tour's inaugural Barbasol Championship. Barnes and Piercy reached 13-under 200 on Grand National's Lake Course. Piercy birdied four of the first five holes. Barnes had birdies on holes 16 and 17 and is seeking his first PGA Tour win in 202 events. Second-round...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Spieth holds one-shot lead over Cook at Houston Open

HOUSTON (AP) Jordan Spieth's pre-Masters run of extraordinary golf continued Saturday as the 21-year-old Texas native shot a 5-under-par 67 to take a one-shot lead at the Houston Open. Spieth sank a 41-foot birdie putt from just off the green on the par-3 16th to reach 14 under 202 in the final PGA Tour tuneup before the first major of the season. He's coming off a title and a runner...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Putnam makes late charge to take lead at Houston Open

HOUSTON (AP) Andrew Putnam made a late charge to pass three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson and take a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Houston Open. The 26-year-old Putman, who made his PGA Tour debut here a year ago, birdied six of his final nine holes on the Golf Course of Houston's front side for a 7-under 65. He was at 12-under 132. Mickelson, who won the even in...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Piercy shoots 63 to equal Houston Open tournament record

  After his record-tying round Thursday, Scott Piercy let his thoughts drift toward qualifying for the Masters with a win this week. Piercy tied a tournament record with a nearly flawless 9-under-par 63 to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Houston Open. "It's the first round," he said. "If I'm sitting here Sunday, then I'll be super-excited. If I (keep playing...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Piercy shoots 63, hold 1-stroke lead at Houston Open

HOUSTON (AP) Scott Piercy tied a tournament record with a nearly flawless 9-under-par 63 Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Houston Open. Alex Cejka, playing in one of the afternoon groups, made four birdies on his back nine - the course's front nine - to finish with a 64, one stroke behind Piercy. J. B. Holmes was next at 65, having also gotten to 8...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA golfer Scott Piercy gets amateur at Northern Trust Open (VIDEO)

YouTube The 315-yard par 4 10th at Riviera Country Club will be a hole that PGA golfer Scott Piercy will remember for a while.  It wasn’t that he carded a six in his first hole at this weekend’s Northern Trust Open, but rather the way it happened.  His drive landed in the green-side bunker, which for most professionals could still end in an up-and-down birdie. But when Piercy...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Looking Forward

Jimmy Walker After an impressive finish this past weekend, by a now back to back Sony Open champion, Jimmy Walker, exhibited confidence, determination and skill. Walker blew the rest of the field out of the water on Sunday, finishing nine shots ahead of second place finisher, Scott Piercy. Walker showed steady play throughout the whole week, with his lowest round of the tournament...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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