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Gene Sauers, Kirk Triplett share Boeing Classic lead

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) U.S. Senior Open champion Gene Sauers eagled the par-5 18th hole Friday for a 7-under 65 and a share of the Boeing Classic lead with Kirk Triplett. Coming off his breakthrough victory two weeks ago in Ohio, the 54-year-old Sauers played the four par-5 holes in 5 under with the eagle and three birdies. He won three times on the PGA Tour. Kirk Triplett had...
Via AP on Fox
49 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth Gets Schooled By Spelling Bee Co-Winner Jairam Hathwar

Jordan Spieth is pretty good at golf, to say the least, but he might want to leave the spelling to the professionals. Spieth recently met up with Scripps National Spelling Bee co-champion Jairam Hathwar, who is a big fan of the former No. 1 golfer in the world, at Bethpage State Park before The Barclays. The two blended both of their specialties into a golf/spelling game, which...
Via NESN.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Spieth has no chance against Spelling Bee co-champion

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Spieth was no match for the National Spelling Bee co-champion - with spelling and, ultimately, with putting. Jairam Hathwar revealed after sharing the Spelling Bee title in May that he loved golf and that Spieth was his favorite player. Spieth invited the 13-year-old to The Barclays this week at Bethpage Black. His corporate sponsor, AT&T, arranged...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth ‘got really screwed’ then caddie saved him

Jordan Spieth had been here before: in this very position, at the first FedEx Cup playoff event, last year’s Barclays, about to flame out and fail to make it to the weekend. His second round at Bethpage Black had barely begun and it could have been over. Spieth double-bogeyed his first hole of the day, No....
Via New York Post
7 hours ago

Dredge hits 66 to grab 3-shot lead in Denmark

FARSOE, Denmark (AP) Bradley Dredge hit five birdies in the front nine and finished with a 5-under 66 Friday as he surged to a three-shot lead amid windy conditions at the Made In Denmark tournament. The Welshman, runner-up in 2014, bogeyed the 13th before finishing the second round with a birdie and four pars. That left Dredge at 13 under, three clear of Sweden's Joakim Lagergren...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spieth shoots 67 despite opening double bogey

An attitude adjustment helped Jordan Spieth shoot 67 despite an opening double bogey in the second round of The Barclays.
Via CSN Chicago
11 hours ago

Spieth shoots 67 despite opening double bogey

An attitude adjustment helped Jordan Spieth shoot 67 despite an opening double bogey in the second round of The Barclays.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ryder Cup comes into view at FedEx Cup

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) The FedEx Cup is all about the $10 million bonus at the end of the four playoff events. For a dozen or so Americans, the only cup that matters now is one that doesn't pay a dime. The Ryder Cup couldn't be ignored Thursday. Patrick Reed shared the lead after the opening round at the Barclays. Rickie Fowler, J.B. Holmes and Kevin Chappell were among those...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson withdraws from The Barclays

The first leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs will have to go on without one of the hottest golfers on the planet right now. Henrik Stenson, who won the British Open in July and a silver medal at the Olympics, withdrew from The Barclays at Bethpage State Park (Black) in Farmingdale, N.Y., after finishing his first round Thursday due to a right knee injury. Stenson statement on WD...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wind stirs up controversy during Rory McIlroy’s tough first round

It looked like Rory McIlroy might be the latest victim of “the ball-moving-at-address” rule that has haunted the PGA Tour this year. McIlroy was playing the par-5 fourth hole, his 13th of Thursday’s opening round of the Barclays at Bethpage Black, when he set up to convert a short putt for birdie. With wind gusts...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Jordan Spieth needs big-event win to erase Masters flop

Jordan Spieth is the defending FedEx Cup champion, though it doesn’t feel like it. Spieth, once the next best thing in golf, is trying to do something at the end of this summer that will erase everyone’s memory of what happened at the start of it. No matter how much Spieth tries to convince us...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

WATCH: Highlights | Patrick Reed and Martin Laird lead after Round 1 at The Barclays

In the opening round of The Barclays 2016, Patrick Reed and Martin Laird share the lead with a number of other contenders following close behind.
Via PGA
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stenson withdraws with pain in his knee

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) British Open champion Henrik Stenson has withdrawn from The Barclays with pain his right knee. Stenson, who won the silver medal at the Olympics two weeks ago, opened with a 74 at Bethpage Black and felt enough discomfort in his knee that he thought it best to withdraw. Still to come for the 40-year-old Swede are three additional FedEx Cup playoff events...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

With Couples out, but Daly's debut highlights Boeing Classic

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) For a change, Fred Couples won't be receiving the most attention and the largest galleries when the Boeing Classic tees off Friday at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. The Seattle native is missing his hometown tournament for the second time since he joined the senior tour six years ago. Couples had to withdraw during the 2012 tournament, but didn't enter this year...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch (and listen): Inkster dunks approach for eagle

Juli Inkster obviously thought she had hit this approach shot too far - you can hear her yelling "Sit! Sit!" But was it too long? Take a look and see.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Watch (and listen): Inkster dunks approach for eagle

Juli Inkster obviously thought she had hit this approach shot too far - you can hear her yelling "Sit! Sit!" But was it too long? Take a look and see.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler’s got Ryder Cup bubble mania

Rickie Fowler knows exactly where he stands. So does Patrick Reed. So do any players who reside on the bubble who are in a desperate 11th-hour hunt for a spot on Davis Love III’s US Ryder Cup team. That makes this week’s Barclays perhaps the most important tournament of the year. That’s what makes Reed’s...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Reed, Laird share early lead at Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) Patrick Reed didn't break anything Thursday except par. Two days after Reed broke the gavel during the ceremonial closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, the American kept a clean card and shot 5-under 66 to share the early lead with Martin Laird at The Barclays. Laird also played bogey-free at Bethpage Black. They had a one-shot lead over Emiliano...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spieth: Bethpage among 'toughest courses' I’ve played

Following an even-par 71 in The Barclays opening round, Jordan Spieth gave Bethpage Black a complimentary assessment.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Spieth: Bethpage among 'toughest courses' I’ve played

Following an even-par 71 in The Barclays opening round, Jordan Spieth gave Bethpage Black a complimentary assessment.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Good timing by Ryder Cup hopeful Holmes

With the Ryder Cup deadline in sight, J.B. Holmes picked an opportune time to break out of a mini-slump.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Good timing by Ryder Cup hopeful Holmes

With the Ryder Cup deadline in sight, J.B. Holmes picked an opportune time to break out of a mini-slump.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Stenson (knee) WDs after shooting 74

Henrik Stenson withdrew from The Barclays after a 3-over 74 in the opening round, citing a knee injury.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Stenson (knee) WDs after shooting 74

Henrik Stenson withdrew from The Barclays after a 3-over 74 in the opening round, citing a knee injury.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Playoffs begin: Reed, Laird lead by 1; Day 2 back

Martin Laird and Patrick Reed matched rounds of 5-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of The Barclays, the first event of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago
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