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Hot Stuff & Some Not So Hot Stuff On Day One

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It was a hot day in jersey as the players at the PGA Championship sweated their way around Baltusrol. Surprisingly, some big names were feeling the heat and failed to capitalize on a course that was ripe for a low score. Here are some Hots and some Not So Hots from Thursday’s golf. Hot: Jimmy Walker shot an opening round 65, his lowest ever in a major to earn a one shot lead at five under par. Little know Emiliano… Continue Reading

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Jhonattan Vegas Birdies His Way to a Win at the RBC Canadian Open

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Jhonattan Vegas came from five shots back of the lead to earn his second PGA Tour victory in a surprising win at the RBC Canadian Open. Third round leader Brandt Snedeker couldn’t hold on tho his one shot lead as Vegas got off to a hot start with five straight birdies starting at the second hole and finished just as hot with three straight birdies for a final round 64. He last won in 2011 but has found his game… Continue Reading

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Jason Day’s Impressive Win at The PLAYERS

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Jason Day continued his dominating streak of golf today with his wire to wire win at The PLAYERS Championship. Since his win at the RBC Canadian Open last July Day has won in seven of his last seventeen starts. That’s a 41% victory rate, a number rarely seen in golf. It’s also his tenth PGA Tour win and that earns him membership in a special club. Since 1980 only four other players have won ten times before their 29th birthday:… Continue Reading

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A New Big 3? Not Just Yet

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The boys of the PGA Tour are taking a break this week from the FedEx Cup Playoffs but that hasn’t stopped the chatter about the New Big 3 or Big 4 depending on who is doing the chatting. Indeed the young bucks have laid claim to the 2015 season and have certainly made it a season to remember. Jordan Spieth with his Masters and U.S. Open wins had us on Grand Slam watch most of the summer and his near… Continue Reading

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Jason Day Bounces Back to Win RBC Canadian Open

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Jason Day didn’t show any ill effects from his near miss at the Open Championship last week as he finished strong to win the RBC Canadian Open. He started the day two shots off the lead of Canadian David Hearn and playing in the next to last group. He already had birdied sixteen and seventeen when he was eyeing a 21 footer for birdie on eighteen. He said it was a very similar putt to the one he left short… Continue Reading

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Astounded, Amazed & Stunned…The Weekend in Golf

by Jeff Skinner What a strange weekend in golf. We saw the ladies of the USA struggle at the inaugural International Crown. Jim Furyk spit the bit again at the RBC Canadian Open and Bernhard Langer give us a dominating performance in senior golf. It’s hard to say what the biggest shock of the weekend was. Take your pick; I was astounded, amazed and stunned at the outcomes. Team USA came into Mike Whan’s newest baby, The International Crown as… Continue Reading

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Michelle Wie,”Hard Work Paying Off”

by Jeff Skinner Lost in a weekend full of torn achilles in the NFL, grand slams in the MLB Playoffs, Webb Simpson’s runaway win and Amy Yang’s first LPGA victory was a great weekend by Michelle Wie. Wie carded a sizzling 66 in the final round of the KEB-HanaBank Championship to fall one stroke short of the playoff.  Amy Yang defeated Hee Kyung Seo to finally win on the LPGA but Wie’s round was the low round of the tournament. … Continue Reading

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Brandt Sendeker Wins the Canadian Open

by Jeff Skinner Brandt Snedeker shot a two under par 70 to win at the RBC Canadian Open to earn his second victory of the year.   The thirty-two year old Vanderbilt grad captured his sixth PGA Tour win and moves into third place in the FedEx Cup standings. Snedeker may not be as flashy as Tiger Woods or as popular as Phil Mickelson but he has matured into a force on the PGA Tour.  Since 2011 only Tiger (7) has… Continue Reading

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