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Jason Day Launches Opening Drive 381 Yards Despite Painful Back Injury (Video)

After watching Jason Day struggle through Wednesday’s round at the WGC Match Play Championship, many rightly assumed the Australian golfer would take it easy Thursday. It’s safe to say Day is doing just the opposite. Despite dealing with what he described Wednesday as a “searing pain” in both sides of his back, Day returned to the course Thursday at Austin Country Club...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Day gets back to work at Match Play

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Jason Day was back at work in the Dell Match Play after hurting his back in the opening round. He took a deep breath with an audible exhale before stepping to the first tee. If the back was bothering him, it didn't show. Day hit driver on the 381-yard opening hole and with the wind at his back, knocked the ball onto the green 12 feet from the hole. He made the...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Day returns from back injury, makes insane eagle on par-4

World No. 2 Jason Day made the surprising decision to play Thursday less than 24 hours after "searing" back pain left him hobbling off the couse in Austin, but he's already back to hitting preposterously long drives. Facing Thongchai Jaidee in the WGC-Dell Match Play, Day boomed a 372-yard drive that rolled to within 12 feet of the hole, and he buried the putt to take an early lead...
Via Fox Sports
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Thongchai Jaidee takes 1-shot lead at BMW Masters

SHANGHAI (AP) Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the BMW Masters. Thongchai had started the day three shots behind Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark, but made five birdies on the front nine to move into a share of the lead and then two more on the back nine to card a 15-under 201 through 54 holes. The Thai golfer...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Thongchai takes a path like no other to Presidents Cup

One stick took away the dreams of Thongchai Jaidee. Another stick allowed him to go places he never imagined. The next stop on a journey that keeps getting better is the Presidents Cup, where Thongchai will be the first player from Thailand to compete in the matches. The 45-year-old former paratrooper will be playing the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea with players like Jordan Spieth...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Presidents Cup Rosters

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Rosters for the Presidents Cup, to be played Oct. 8-11 at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea (c-captain's pick): INTERNATIONAL Captain: Nick Price c-Sang-moon Bae, South Korea c-Steven Bowditch, Australia Jason Day, Australia Branden Grace, South Africa Thongchai Jaidee, Thailand Anirban Lahiri, India Danny Lee, New Zealand Marc Leishman, Australia Hideki...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand wins European Open by 1 shot

BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand shot a bogey-free 67 to win the European Open by one shot on Sunday. Jaidee, the overnight leader, had four birdies to add to his rounds of 68, 68 and 64 for a 17-under 267 on the Bad Griesbach course in southeastern Germany. Graeme Storm of England had five birdies in his round of 67 to finish second with a 16-under score...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaidee seizes 1-stroke lead at European Open

BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand carded a 7-under 64 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the European Open. Jaidee had eight birdies and a bogey to add to his two rounds of 68. He climbed 14 places for a 13-under total of 200 in southeastern Germany. Pelle Edberg of Sweden and England's Ross Fisher and Graeme Storm were all a shot...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lahiri, Thongchai hope to trailblaze at Presidents Cup

NEW DELHI (AP) Anirban Lahiri and Thongchai Jaidee hope their milestones as the first golfers from India and Thailand to be picked for the Presidents Cup inspire kids in their countries. They qualified on their world rankings, making the top 10 automatically on the International team. Lahiri, who tied for fifth at the U.S. PGA Championship, was ranked 40th, and Thongchai 44th. Thongchai...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vicar's son Willett takes surprise lead in British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) One of the many text messages that Danny Willett received after his second round at the British Open came from his mother. She had written: ''Well done, you've made the cut.'' He's doing much better than that. Willett, a vicar's son from northern England who likes nothing better than walking his dog, shot a 3-under 69 on Friday - after an opening 66 -...
Via AP on Fox
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Morrison claims 2-stroke lead in 3rd round of BMW International Open

MUNICH -- English golfer James Morrison shot a 5-under 67 to claim a two-stroke lead in the third round of the BMW International Open as overnight leader Rafa Cabrera-Bello dropped six off the pace on Saturday. Morrison, who began the day one stroke behind Cabrera-Bello, made six birdies and would be further ahead but for a bogey on the final hole. He was at 16-under 200 heading...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

England's James Morrison claims 2-stroke lead in Munich

MUNICH (AP) English golfer James Morrison shot a 5-under 67 to claim a two-stroke lead in the third round of the BMW International Open as overnight leader Rafa Cabrera-Bello dropped six off the pace on Saturday. Morrison, who began the day one stroke behind Cabrera-Bello, made six birdies and would be further ahead but for a bogey on the final hole. He was at 16-under 200 heading...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cabrera-Bello leads BMW International Open after 2nd round

  Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain shot a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke lead in the second round of the BMW International Open on Friday. Cabrera-Bello, who opened with a 65 Thursday for a three-way lead with Lasse Jensen of Denmark and Daniel Gaunt of England, made six birdies and a bogey, leaving him at 12-under 132 halfway through the European Tour event. Jensen (69) dropped two strokes...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Swedish amateur Marcus Kinhult shares 3-way lead at Nordea Masters

  Swedish amateur Marcus Kinhult was in a three-way tie for the lead after the opening day of the Nordea Masters on 5-under-par 67 on Thursday. Countryman Jens Dantorp and England's Chris Paisley were with him, one stroke ahead of nine golfers on 4 under. The 18-year-old Kinhult sank five birdies on the back nine. ''I just want to keep on playing and hope I'll be able to accelerate...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Swedish amateur shares 3-way lead at Nordea Masters

MALMO, Sweden (AP) Swedish amateur Marcus Kinhult was in a three-way tie for the lead after the opening day of the Nordea Masters on 5-under-par 67 on Thursday. Countryman Jens Dantorp and England's Chris Paisley were with him, one stroke ahead of nine golfers on 4 under. The 18-year-old Kinhult sank five birdies on the back nine. ''I just want to keep on playing and hope I'll be...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

World Golf Rankings qualify 24 players for U.S. Open

Byeong-Hun An earned a spot in this year's U.S. Open at Chambers Bay courtesy of his victory at the BMW PGA Championship. An, who is now ranked 54th in the Official World Golf Ranking, was a semifinalist at the 2010 U.S. Amateur held at Chambers Bay. But An wasn't the only player who secured a U.S. Open berth this week. Twenty-four players punched their tickets to Chambers Bay via...
Via Fox Sports
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

An shoots 7 under, wins BMW PGA Championship by 6 shots

VIRGINIA WATER, England -- Byeong Hun An shot a 7-under 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday with a tournament record total of 21 under. The South Korean made five birdies and an eagle in a bogey-free round to finish six strokes clear of Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand (69) and Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain (67). The 23-year-old An captured his first European Tour...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

An wins the BMW PGA Championship by 6 shots

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) Byeong Hun An shot a 7-under 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday with a tournament record total of 21 under. The South Korean made five birdies and an eagle in a bogey-free round to finish six strokes clear of Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand (69) and Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain (67). The 23-year-old An captured his first European...
Via AP on Fox
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodt edges Thongchai, Hend to win Thailand Classic

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) Australian Andre Dodt won his second European Tour title by beating countryman Scott Hend and local favorite Thongchai Jaidee by one shot at the Black Mountain Golf Club on Sunday. With overnight leader Hend, who started the round with a one-stroke lead, and Thongchai struggling on the greens, Dodt produced a bogey-free 67 to seal the victory with a 16-under...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hend shoots 66, leads Thailand Classic by 1 after third round

HUA HIN, Thailand -- Scott Hend of Australia surged into lead of the Thailand Classic on Saturday by shooting a 6-under 66 in the third round despite a bogey on the last hole. Hend used his powerful hitting to make five birdies and an eagle on the 13th before his only mishap on the 18th. His 15-under total of 201 put him one shot ahead of overnight leader Miguel Angel Jimenez and...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hend shoots 66 to take 3rd-round lead at Thailand Classic

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) Scott Hend of Australia surged into lead of the Thailand Classic on Saturday by shooting a 6-under 66 in the third round despite a bogey on the last hole. Hend used his powerful hitting to make five birdies and an eagle on the 13th before his only mishap on the 18th. His 15-under total of 201 put him one shot ahead of overnight leader Miguel Angel Jimenez...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

World Match Play: Stenson tops Jaidee to reach quarterfinals

  Top-seeded Henrik Stenson defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 to reach the quarterfinals undefeated after the opening three rounds of the World Match Play Championship. Stenson sealed the win when his wedge shot into the 17th green spun back into the hole for birdie on the London Club course. He finished with an eagle and six birdies on the final day of round-robin play and will...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Stenson reaches quarters at World Match Play

ASH, England (AP) Top-seeded Henrik Stenson defeated Thongchai Jaidee 2 and 1 to reach the quarterfinals undefeated after the opening three rounds of the World Match Play Championship. Stenson sealed the win when his wedge shot into the 17th green spun back into the hole for birdie on the London Club course. He finished with an eagle and six birdies on the final day of round-robin...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Golf Daily Fix: WGC – Bridgestone Invitational

Welcome back to another edition of The Fantasy Fix’s Daily Fantasy golf column. This week we are off to the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club. And DraftKings has rolled out the red carpet again with some fantastic games. Come on over and take a look. Tour Stop The World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational will be held at the Firestone...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Europe dominates fourballs, leads EurAsia Cup 5-0

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) The Spanish pair of captain Miguel Angel Jimenez and Pablo Larrazabal beat Thailand's Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat 2 and 1 Thursday as the Europeans took a 5-0 lead over Asia on the opening day of the first EurAsia Cup.
Via FOXSports.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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