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#31 Bomber_11

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:17 PM

View PostDr. Block, on 07 January 2018 - 03:51 PM, said:

View PostVindog, on 07 January 2018 - 02:19 PM, said:

View PostBearQ, on 07 January 2018 - 01:56 PM, said:

Lol guys forecasting a 27yo off a career year to barely win at all going forward. Top level shenanigans.

Too many reasons to steer clear of tour talk these days

It's just an opinion.  When I see Brooks Koepka I see a player who finishes his career with less than 6 wins, even though it could be 2x that.  I am not afraid of being wrong, and maybe he'll prove me just that!

I think this will be a common occurance in the years ahead.  Emerging as dominant only to be swallowed up by the amazing depth of talent on the tour.

6 wins and a major is a great career moving forward on the PGA.

Brooks will be just fine. He has the game to win 1-2 times a year worldwide and be competitive in the majors.

Anyone saying he's a 'flash in the pan' hasn't paid much attention to his game or results.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:22 PM

View PostBomber_11, on 08 January 2018 - 12:17 PM, said:

View PostDr. Block, on 07 January 2018 - 03:51 PM, said:

View PostVindog, on 07 January 2018 - 02:19 PM, said:

View PostBearQ, on 07 January 2018 - 01:56 PM, said:

Lol guys forecasting a 27yo off a career year to barely win at all going forward. Top level shenanigans.

Too many reasons to steer clear of tour talk these days

It's just an opinion.  When I see Brooks Koepka I see a player who finishes his career with less than 6 wins, even though it could be 2x that.  I am not afraid of being wrong, and maybe he'll prove me just that!

I think this will be a common occurance in the years ahead.  Emerging as dominant only to be swallowed up by the amazing depth of talent on the tour.

6 wins and a major is a great career moving forward on the PGA.

Brooks will be just fine. He has the game to win 1-2 times a year worldwide and be competitive in the majors.

Anyone saying he's a 'flash in the pan' hasn't paid much attention to his game or results.

I struggle to accept that 6 wins and a major is a great career! It's a good career and one that any of us on here would take over and over again but a great career is more than 7 wins over what is likely to be a 20 year plus career.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:30 PM

Maybe going to a long putter is the answer.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:39 PM

Funny I was considering starting a thread on the same topic.  Saw him interviewed before the Hero and he was raving about his game.  Then finishes last, last.  When a guy with his talent finishes last twice it can only be injury or lack of focus.  Since he finished both tourneys I'm thinking its not an injury.  Must have his mind somewhere else right now.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:54 PM

A Major win changes your life, it can be a Willett like situation, injury and lack of focus, it happens


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 12:56 PM

View PostMan_O_War, on 07 January 2018 - 08:37 PM, said:

View Postbucky316, on 06 January 2018 - 05:58 PM, said:

wrist injury per rotoworld....


i thought he always travels with his girlfriend/fiance?

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:02 PM

View PostSean2, on 07 January 2018 - 01:41 PM, said:

Two tournaments and he is done? lol

I remember a few years ago when McIlroy missed two cuts in a row and many opined his career was over. lol

McIlroy's career IS over.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:18 PM

To think he is done because of 2 bad finishes is obscene. He will be fine and back to sneaking into the top 10 on Sunday in no time.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:28 PM

This morning on Sirius XM PGA show, M. Adams was saying the report is he has a very painful wrist injury (feels like he's being stabbed per Brooks). Doctors cannot find what's wrong with it over that last few weeks.

I bet it's has something to do with how hard he hits down on the ball through impact.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:36 PM

View PostRedWings1, on 08 January 2018 - 01:28 PM, said:

This morning on Sirius XM PGA show, M. Adams was saying the report is he has a very painful wrist injury (feels like he's being stabbed per Brooks). Doctors cannot find what's wrong with it over that last few weeks.

I bet it's has something to do with how hard he hits down on the ball through impact.

Needs to switch to DBs. Barbell bench mess you up.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:40 PM

View Postbscinstnct, on 08 January 2018 - 01:36 PM, said:

View PostRedWings1, on 08 January 2018 - 01:28 PM, said:

This morning on Sirius XM PGA show, M. Adams was saying the report is he has a very painful wrist injury (feels like he's being stabbed per Brooks). Doctors cannot find what's wrong with it over that last few weeks.

I bet it's has something to do with how hard he hits down on the ball through impact.

Needs to switch to DBs. Barbell bench mess you up.

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Doesn't the smith machine make that kind of bench the safest of all?

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:44 PM

Smith Machine takes the stabilizer muscles out of it, which in turn hits the larger pectoral muscles more. But I believe can cause imbalance if done too much...

Plus you can bail out anytime on a Smith Machine by locking the hooks in - so yes it's quite safe.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:45 PM

View PostDr. Block, on 08 January 2018 - 01:40 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 08 January 2018 - 01:36 PM, said:

View PostRedWings1, on 08 January 2018 - 01:28 PM, said:

This morning on Sirius XM PGA show, M. Adams was saying the report is he has a very painful wrist injury (feels like he's being stabbed per Brooks). Doctors cannot find what's wrong with it over that last few weeks.

I bet it's has something to do with how hard he hits down on the ball through impact.

Needs to switch to DBs. Barbell bench mess you up.

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Doesn't the smith machine make that kind of bench the safest of all?

Rofl. I never used one. What is it? I see some people standing in those things and thought it was an elevator or cosmic transporter or something ; )

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:51 PM

View Postbscinstnct, on 08 January 2018 - 01:45 PM, said:

View PostDr. Block, on 08 January 2018 - 01:40 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 08 January 2018 - 01:36 PM, said:

View PostRedWings1, on 08 January 2018 - 01:28 PM, said:

This morning on Sirius XM PGA show, M. Adams was saying the report is he has a very painful wrist injury (feels like he's being stabbed per Brooks). Doctors cannot find what's wrong with it over that last few weeks.

I bet it's has something to do with how hard he hits down on the ball through impact.

Needs to switch to DBs. Barbell bench mess you up.

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Doesn't the smith machine make that kind of bench the safest of all?

Rofl. I never used one. What is it? I see some people standing in those things and thought it was an elevator or cosmic transporter or something ; )




Real men don't use Smith machines. :stop:

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 01:59 PM

After reading this thread,  I was overcome with self-astonishment that I actually agree with most of what I read.     Even gave myself a WTF?    

Koepka - a career underachiever.


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 02:03 PM

View Postdownthemiddle22, on 08 January 2018 - 01:51 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 08 January 2018 - 01:45 PM, said:

View PostDr. Block, on 08 January 2018 - 01:40 PM, said:

View Postbscinstnct, on 08 January 2018 - 01:36 PM, said:

View PostRedWings1, on 08 January 2018 - 01:28 PM, said:

This morning on Sirius XM PGA show, M. Adams was saying the report is he has a very painful wrist injury (feels like he's being stabbed per Brooks). Doctors cannot find what's wrong with it over that last few weeks.

I bet it's has something to do with how hard he hits down on the ball through impact.

Needs to switch to DBs. Barbell bench mess you up.

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Doesn't the smith machine make that kind of bench the safest of all?

Rofl. I never used one. What is it? I see some people standing in those things and thought it was an elevator or cosmic transporter or something ; )




Real men don't use Smith machines. :stop:

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:08 PM

What struck me throughout the week was his constant regression. He went out and shot a 75 to fall even further. There aren’t even any signs of life.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 03:39 PM

View PostNeed4spd, on 08 January 2018 - 03:08 PM, said:

What struck me throughout the week was his constant regression. He went out and shot a 75 to fall even further. There aren’t even any signs of life.
I will reiterate point already made that his wrist is jacked and nobody can figure it out right now.  Why he is playing and not resting it is beyond me.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:21 PM

He was third in driving distance with a hurt wrist? Clearly he had his mind on whale watching!

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 08:26 PM

View Postgvogel, on 08 January 2018 - 01:02 PM, said:

View PostSean2, on 07 January 2018 - 01:41 PM, said:

Two tournaments and he is done? lol

I remember a few years ago when McIlroy missed two cuts in a row and many opined his career was over. lol

McIlroy's career IS over.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:22 PM

He'd rather be on a beach in Viet Nam.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:41 PM

View PostRedWings1, on 08 January 2018 - 01:28 PM, said:

This morning on Sirius XM PGA show, M. Adams was saying the report is he has a very painful wrist injury (feels like he's being stabbed per Brooks). Doctors cannot find what's wrong with it over that last few weeks.

I bet it's has something to do with how hard he hits down on the ball through impact.

If that were the case then Sergio would have bionic wrist replacements by now. :p
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:53 PM

Wrist injury...

Any association with this?

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:36 AM

View PostTomBomb51, on 08 January 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

To think he is done because of 2 bad finishes is obscene. He will be fine and back to sneaking into the top 10 on Sunday in no time.

Don't think he's done per se, but 32 strokes(?) off the leader in a non major event is a YUGE ouchie. In a field of what, 38, that's gotta hurt the big guy's ego.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:39 AM

View PostJerseyBoy, on 09 January 2018 - 09:36 AM, said:

View PostTomBomb51, on 08 January 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

To think he is done because of 2 bad finishes is obscene. He will be fine and back to sneaking into the top 10 on Sunday in no time.

Don't think he's done per se, but 32 strokes(?) off the leader in a non major event is a YUGE ouchie. In a field of what, 38, that's gotta hurt the big guy's ego.

He also won an event by lapping the field less than 2 months ago. He will be fine


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:59 AM

View PostTomBomb51, on 08 January 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

To think he is done because of 2 bad finishes is obscene. He will be fine and back to sneaking into the top 10 on Sunday in no time.

Obscene but sadly the norm here and in the media. One win equals the next TW. One loss and your career is over. Its an epidemic in every facet of golf.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 10:00 AM

View Postiteachgolf, on 09 January 2018 - 09:39 AM, said:

View PostJerseyBoy, on 09 January 2018 - 09:36 AM, said:

View PostTomBomb51, on 08 January 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

To think he is done because of 2 bad finishes is obscene. He will be fine and back to sneaking into the top 10 on Sunday in no time.

Don't think he's done per se, but 32 strokes(?) off the leader in a non major event is a YUGE ouchie. In a field of what, 38, that's gotta hurt the big guy's ego.

He also won an event by lapping the field less than 2 months ago. He will be fine

Nope, golf is easy and once you reach a certain level its expected that you hold that position and never go backward unless your career is over.

Edited by buckeyefl, 09 January 2018 - 10:05 AM.


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 05:12 PM

View Postiteachgolf, on 09 January 2018 - 09:39 AM, said:

View PostJerseyBoy, on 09 January 2018 - 09:36 AM, said:

View PostTomBomb51, on 08 January 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

To think he is done because of 2 bad finishes is obscene. He will be fine and back to sneaking into the top 10 on Sunday in no time.

Don't think he's done per se, but 32 strokes(?) off the leader in a non major event is a YUGE ouchie. In a field of what, 38, that's gotta hurt the big guy's ego.

He also won an event by lapping the field less than 2 months ago. He will be fine

Willett won a Masters, proving just about anyone can have an amazing run and then fall flat. So?

Edited by JerseyBoy, 09 January 2018 - 05:13 PM.


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#59 iteachgolf

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 05:18 PM

View PostJerseyBoy, on 09 January 2018 - 05:12 PM, said:

View Postiteachgolf, on 09 January 2018 - 09:39 AM, said:

View PostJerseyBoy, on 09 January 2018 - 09:36 AM, said:

View PostTomBomb51, on 08 January 2018 - 01:18 PM, said:

To think he is done because of 2 bad finishes is obscene. He will be fine and back to sneaking into the top 10 on Sunday in no time.

Don't think he's done per se, but 32 strokes(?) off the leader in a non major event is a YUGE ouchie. In a field of what, 38, that's gotta hurt the big guy's ego.

He also won an event by lapping the field less than 2 months ago. He will be fine

Willett won a Masters, proving just about anyone can have an amazing run and then fall flat. So?

Iíd give him more than 2 events, one of which was meaningless, before declaring him finished.   His ego isnít fragile and 2 bad events isnít gonna make him go off the deep end

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#60 ctmason_98

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    TOTALLY outta the bag...

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 05:25 PM

View PostVindog, on 07 January 2018 - 02:19 PM, said:

View PostBearQ, on 07 January 2018 - 01:56 PM, said:

Lol guys forecasting a 27yo off a career year to barely win at all going forward. Top level shenanigans.

Too many reasons to steer clear of tour talk these days

It's just an opinion.  When I see Brooks Koepka I see a player who finishes his career with less than 6 wins, even though it could be 2x that.  I am not afraid of being wrong, and maybe he'll prove me just that!

Eh, only been about 200 players who ever got to 6 wins.

Youíre just playing the odds you sly dog...


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