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Discussion Thread: 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational


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#1 atursky

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:30 PM

GolfWRX is live from Bay Hill Club & Lodge (par 72; 7,419 yards) in Orlando, Florida for the 2018 Arnold Palmer Invitational. The tournament, in the namesake of the late Arnold Palmer, has been played at Bay Hill aka "Arnie's Place" since 1979. Tiger Woods, who's in the field this week, has won eight of those events -- the last time Woods played in the event was in 2013, where he picked up his eighth victory at Bay Hill.

Joining Woods in the field this week are notables Justin Rose, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, honorary co-host Rickie Fowler, Adam Scott, Bubba Watson, and Hideki Matsuyama, who's back from being sidelined with wrist problems.

Last year, Marc Leishman shot a final-round 69 to beat out Kevin Kisner and Charley Hoffman by one stroke to capture the tournament title.

Check out our photos from this week at Bay Hill below!

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:45 PM

Any chance we can get a Colin Morikawa witb this week?

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 02:47 PM

Let's go Rory and Tiger! Looking forward to this one! It's special every year!

Edited by Ace2000, 12 March 2018 - 02:47 PM.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 03:16 PM

View PostRipper17, on 12 March 2018 - 02:45 PM, said:

Any chance we can get a Colin Morikawa witb this week?

On my list, if I see him.


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Posted 12 March 2018 - 03:36 PM

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:29 AM

i had to get a bit of a smile out of James Hahn -- he's playing PXG yet, sponsored by a company that goes by the slogan 'good stuff, cheap'

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:46 AM

View Postgioguy21, on 13 March 2018 - 08:29 AM, said:

i had to get a bit of a smile out of James Hahn -- he's playing PXG yet, sponsored by a company that goes by the slogan 'good stuff, cheap'
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:13 PM

Exactly how cold was it there Tuesday morning?
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:42 PM

View Postpga43, on 12 March 2018 - 03:16 PM, said:

View PostRipper17, on 12 March 2018 - 02:45 PM, said:

Any chance we can get a Colin Morikawa witb this week?

On my list, if I see him.


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Do you ever see players messing around with arm lock putters?  Ever seen a Cameron version?
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:37 PM

View Postswizbeatz, on 13 March 2018 - 07:42 PM, said:

View Postpga43, on 12 March 2018 - 03:16 PM, said:

View PostRipper17, on 12 March 2018 - 02:45 PM, said:

Any chance we can get a Colin Morikawa witb this week?

On my list, if I see him.


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Do you ever see players messing around with arm lock putters?  Ever seen a Cameron version?

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 09:31 PM

Adam Scott going 3 Tmb 4 mb 5 tmb . Interesting

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 10:38 PM

Tiger warming up on the green in skateboarding shoes, Nyjah Hustons
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 11:22 PM

Anyone know the length on Tigers 2 UDI? Picture of his bag in the Tuesday part 2 pics it looks almost the same length as his 3 or 4 iron that are right beside it.  Would have thought it would be noticeably longer.

Edited by budcangolf, 13 March 2018 - 11:23 PM.


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Posted 14 March 2018 - 07:38 AM

View Postkratt11, on 13 March 2018 - 07:13 PM, said:

Exactly how cold was it there Tuesday morning?

Not Boston cold but 43 with a steady 15 mph wind. WRmed up nicely by 10am


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Posted 14 March 2018 - 07:39 AM

View Postswizbeatz, on 13 March 2018 - 07:42 PM, said:

View Postpga43, on 12 March 2018 - 03:16 PM, said:

View PostRipper17, on 12 March 2018 - 02:45 PM, said:

Any chance we can get a Colin Morikawa witb this week?

On my list, if I see him.


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Do you ever see players messing around with arm lock putters?  Ever seen a Cameron version?

Not really and I have not seen a Cameron version

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 09:16 AM

View Postbudcangolf, on 13 March 2018 - 11:22 PM, said:

Anyone know the length on Tigers 2 UDI? Picture of his bag in the Tuesday part 2 pics it looks almost the same length as his 3 or 4 iron that are right beside it.  Would have thought it would be noticeably longer.
my guess is it's no more than a half inch longer than his 3i considering it'd be a 2i replacement --

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 10:03 AM

View Postdalton044, on 13 March 2018 - 10:38 PM, said:

Tiger warming up on the green in skateboarding shoes, Nyjah Hustons

I noticed that and remembered I was stupid for not buying a pair on release day.
I have 14 clubs from the same OEM
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 12:22 PM

View Postgioguy21, on 14 March 2018 - 09:16 AM, said:

View Postbudcangolf, on 13 March 2018 - 11:22 PM, said:

Anyone know the length on Tigers 2 UDI? Picture of his bag in the Tuesday part 2 pics it looks almost the same length as his 3 or 4 iron that are right beside it.  Would have thought it would be noticeably longer.
my guess is it's no more than a half inch longer than his 3i considering it'd be a 2i replacement --

Since he seems to be favoring it as a tee club (at least last week) I wonder if he's considered putting a graphite shaft in there to get some more yardage.  Although he's swinging at 180mph, so not sure if thats truly necessary...
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 01:42 PM

Which irons is Patrick Reed playing?
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 01:50 PM

View PostJ-Tizzle, on 14 March 2018 - 12:22 PM, said:

View Postgioguy21, on 14 March 2018 - 09:16 AM, said:

View Postbudcangolf, on 13 March 2018 - 11:22 PM, said:

Anyone know the length on Tigers 2 UDI? Picture of his bag in the Tuesday part 2 pics it looks almost the same length as his 3 or 4 iron that are right beside it.  Would have thought it would be noticeably longer.
my guess is it's no more than a half inch longer than his 3i considering it'd be a 2i replacement --

Since he seems to be favoring it as a tee club (at least last week) I wonder if he's considered putting a graphite shaft in there to get some more yardage.  Although he's swinging at 180mph, so not sure if thats truly necessary...
Knowing tiger, I'm sure he wouldn't have it in the bag if he didn't trust in it. I doubt the tinkering is still going on. Why would he change? Lasers all day.

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 02:11 PM

Is it true that Jason Day is switching to the m3 3 wood and hi toe 60 degree wedge? Wish we had pictures.

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 03:47 PM

View PostLip1337, on 14 March 2018 - 01:42 PM, said:

Which irons is Patrick Reed playing?

His Callaways, that he used at Valspar.

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 07:32 PM

Anyone else see Rory with the Pro Orange on the range in his driver? Saw on IG, would be interesting to see if it makes it in for Thurs

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 08:49 PM

Anyone else notice what appears to be Tiger's autograph on Aphibarnrat's visor? LOL if that is what I'm seeing...(Wednesday pics part 2)

Edited by MSUIRONDAWGS, 14 March 2018 - 08:57 PM.


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Posted 14 March 2018 - 10:16 PM

View PostMSUIRONDAWGS, on 14 March 2018 - 08:49 PM, said:

Anyone else notice what appears to be Tiger's autograph on Aphibarnrat's visor? LOL if that is what I'm seeing...(Wednesday pics part 2)

Yes indeed

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 10:41 PM

View PostMSUIRONDAWGS, on 14 March 2018 - 08:49 PM, said:

Anyone else notice what appears to be Tiger's autograph on Aphibarnrat's visor? LOL if that is what I'm seeing...(Wednesday pics part 2)
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:26 PM

Adam Scott testing JDay’s Spider

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:31 PM

What do we know about these TGR irons?  Who's making them?
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:59 PM

View Postbogeypro, on 14 March 2018 - 11:31 PM, said:

What do we know about these TGR irons?  Who's making them?


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 01:23 PM

What are the shoes that Jason Day is wearing today? No laces, all white.

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