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Adam Scott, Steve Williams Part Ways After 3 Years

Adam Scott and Steve Williams are through, the duo announced on Wednesday.  The mutual split comes after Williams announced that he’d like to work a limited schedule in order to spend more time with his family in New Zealand.  “Our priorities and stages of life are different now,” Scott said in a statement. “We decided that this is the best time to end our partnership.”...
Via Back9Network
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stuart Appleby Has Cyst Named ‘Carlos’ Removed From His Neck

The offseason came at a great time for Stuart Appleby. Some rest and relaxation will allow the 43-year-old Aussie to keep his “Frankenstein look” out of the sun. It turns out that after he placed an agonizing 31st in the FedExCup standings following the BMW Championship – from which only the top 30 move onto the Tour Championship – Appleby developed some sort of cyst in his...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Biggest Surprises To Make & Miss Tour Championship

Because golf is not an easy game, it’s impossible to always be good. And it’s impossible to always predict. So it comes as no surprise that there are plenty of surprises among the top-30 field that makes up the FedExCup playoff finale. Here are five guys who stunned us by getting into the Tour Championship, and five more who shocked us by failing to grab a spot: MAKESBilly Horschel...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Geoff Oglivy hoping to make move in FedEx Cup playoffs

  Stuart Appleby knows how one week can change everything during the FedEx Cup playoffs. Geoff Ogilvy can only hope he's next. Ogilvy was the 100th and final player to get into the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second of four playoff events. He's a long shot to get to the next tournament, and the odds are even longer for him to reach the Tour Championship in Atlanta for...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

FedEx Cup: Where 1 week can change everything

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Stuart Appleby knows one week can change everything during the FedEx Cup playoffs. He hasn't come close to winning all year and was in danger of having his season end early. He strung together three good rounds and one great one at The Barclays to tie for second, and now Appleby is poised to get in all the majors next year. Geoff Ogilvy can only hope that...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Duel at Firestone

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, where we take a look at what was happening this week in golf history. In this episode, we remember Stuart Appleby’s 59, celebrate the birthday of Graeme McDowell and recap the duel at Firestone between Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk. More Throwback Thursday: - Throwback Thursday: Champagne and a Movie- Throwback Thursday: Royal Liverpool Champions- Throwback...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: Greenbrier Classic

Well, Tiger Woods’ return was disappointing, but it’s nice to have him back on tour at all. This week, we head a bit north of DC to the Greenbrier 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 The Greenbrier Classic is held in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia at the The Old White TPC...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Moments at the Greenbrier Classic

The Greenbrier Classic hasn’t been around that long, but during its brief existence, the tournament has given golf fans plenty to cheer about.Related Link: The Baddest Bunker In GolfIn four years, we’ve seen two playoffs, two first-time winners, a round of 59 and one emotional winner breakdown after realizing his dream had come true. Here’s a look at the top-5 moments from...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Severe Weather Halts FedEx St. Jude Classic

Play at the FedEx St. Jude Classic has been suspended due to inclement weather, and for good reason. Torrential downpour and high winds have caused a mess on the course, knocking over fencing and flooding the course. A few players have been playing the part of storm chaser during the weather delay, giving fans updates from the course.Looks like we’re just going to hang out and...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Trust Open Fantasy Golf Picks

Northern Trust Open Fantasy Golf Picks: Looking for a few under the radar sleepers here and then loading up on stars. Stuart Appleby has made four straight cuts this season. Although, he is far from playing contention golf, his price tag is low enough, making the cut will reward. Similarly, Michael Putnam is a low-budget play, who has yet to fully hit stride this season. If he can...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tweek In Review: This Week’s Best Tweets (Part 3)

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.14) Whatever It TakesJust out grinding on the range! #Medalist #winter? #SoFloProbs pic.twitter.com/L7njGYtlLJ— Rickie Fowler (@RickieFowlerPGA) January 2, 2014 15) B.I.A. (Bertha In Action...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Golf puts honor above technology

At the heart of golf lies integrity. It's always been so, in good part because of necessity. There is simply no realistic way to police the Rules of Golf other than to rely on the honor of the Tiger who ventures into the woods. And thus golf has a long history - and a reputation well-earned - for being a gentleman's game. There's no despicable diving in the penalty...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiger Gets 2-Stroke Penalty, Furyk Shoots 59

((HT: Golf Channel)) It was an interesting day at the BMW Championship... Jim Furyk joined the list of the immortals with a not-so-mythical 59... Furyk's 59 was the first on tour since Stuart Appleby in the final round of The Greenbrier Classic in 2010. The others who scored 59 were Al Geiberger in the 1977 Memphis Classic; Chip Beck in the 1991 Las Vegas Invitational...
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: FedEx Cup playoff update

Can Tiger stay healthy? The Barclay’s produced a surprise winner in Adam Scott this past weekend when he came from behind and shot a final round 66. Aside from the final groups collapsing to allow Scott to backdoor his way to victory, I was surprised at how Tiger Woods fell to his knees after pulling a shot on 13 into the drink. It makes me wonder whether or not Woods is really...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Teater leads after one round in Reno

Josh Teater took the first-round lead Thursday in the Reno-Tahoe Open, scoring five points with an eagle on the par-5 eighth hole and finishing with a two-point birdie on the ninth in the modified Stableford event. Winless on the PGA Tour, Teater had the eagle, six birdies and two bogeys for 15 points in gusty, swirling wind on the edge of the Sierra Nevada at Montreux Golf &...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

British Open at a glance

A glance at the British Open golf championship: Event: 142nd British Open Dates: July 18-21 Site: Muirfield Length: 7,192 yards, 6,577 meters Par: 36-35-71 Field: 156 (149 professionals, 7 amateurs). Prize money: 5.25 million pounds (about $7.82 million). Winner's share: 954,000 pounds (about $1.4 million). Defending champion: Ernie Els. Last year: Els overcame a six...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

British Open, Facts & Figures

Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship: Event: 142nd British Open Dates: July 18-21 Site: Muirfield Length: 7,192 yards Par: 36-35-71 Field: 156 (149 professionals, 7 amateurs). Prize money: 5.25 million pounds (about $7.82 million). Winner's share: 954,000 pounds (about $1.4 million). Defending champion: Ernie Els. Last year: Els overcame a six-shot...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

British Open, Facts & Figures

Facts and figures for the British Open golf championship: Event: 142nd British Open Dates: July 18-21 Site: Muirfield Length: 7,192 yards Par: 36-35-71 Field: 156 (149 professionals, 7 amateurs). Prize money: 5.25 million pounds (about $7.82 million). Winner's share: 954,000 pounds (about $1.4 million). Defending champion: Ernie Els. Last year: Els overcame a six-shot...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Just getting to US Open a challenge

Look up and down the entry list, and you'll find curiosities with players when it comes to the US Open. But nothing confounds quite like the overall record of Luke Donald and Zach Johnson. Arguably two of the premier fairways-and-greens machines, neither has figured out how to master this US Open business. It's difficult to get your arms around Donald's past six visits...
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June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Love, Appleby among 6 tied for lead

Davis Love III is busy still trying to play his way back into shape after back surgery in February. Playing with Brandt Snedeker and Dustin Johnson, he did a bit better than just keep up. The 49-year-old Love shot a 4-under 66 for his best round of the year Thursday for a share of the lead with five other players after the first round of the St. Jude Classic, the final event before...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Love, Appleby among 6 tied for lead at St. Jude

Davis Love III is busy still trying to play his way back into shape after back surgery in February. Playing with Brandt Snedeker and Dustin Johnson, he did a bit better than just keep up. The 49-year-old Love shot a 4-under 66 for his best round of the year Thursday for a share of the lead with five other players after the first round of the St. Jude Classic, the final event before...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Norman stricken with food poisoning

Greg Norman has withdrawn from the Australian PGA golf championship after just two holes due to food poisoning. PGA of Australia said in a statement Thursday that Norman, who was playing with fellow Australians Stuart Appleby and Jake Higginbottom and started on the 10th tee, bogeyed the 10th and 11th holes before withdrawing at the Palmer Coolum resort. ''He is quite ill...
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December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Senden leads at Australian Open

Australian John Senden had an eagle and two birdies over four holes on the back nine at The Lakes on Saturday, finishing with a 2-under 70 for a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Australian Open. Senden, the 2006 champion, had a three-round total of 7-under 209 in tough windy conditions. Englishman Justin Rose, who also shot 70, was in second place, followed by Australians...
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December 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Guyatt leads at Australian Masters

Australia's Matthew Guyatt upstaged the marquee players at the Australian Masters on Thursday, shooting a 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead after the first round at Kingston Heath. Adam Scott had five birdies on his final nine holes for a 67 and was tied for second with defending champion Ian Poulter of England and New Zealander Michael Hendry. Former Australian Masters champion...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Appleby's game suffers after his 59

Where have you gone, Stuart Appleby? The 41-year-old Australian, once one of the steadiest players in the game, has virtually disappeared since he shot a 59 in the final round to win the inaugural Greenbrier Classic two years ago for his ninth PGA Tour victory. "It was really a crumbling wreck, my game," said Appleby, who will be back on the Old White TPC Course this...
Via Fox Sports
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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