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Discussion Thread: The 2018 Masters


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#1 atursky

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Posted 02 April 2018 - 06:33 PM

GolfWRX is live this week from The 2018 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club (par 72: 7,435 yards) in Augusta, Georgia. The course was designed by Bobby Jones and Alistair McKenzie and first opened for play in 1933.

The field this year, which consists of only 86 players -- the smallest field since 1997 (also 86 players) -- is headlined by four-time champion Tiger Woods. Although he hasn't won The Masters since 2005, and hasn't won a major in a decade, Woods is still one of the favorites to win this week.

He's joined by the best players in the world, including Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson. Of course, McIlroy needs a Green Jacket to complete his career grand slam. Johnson, currently ranked No. 1 in the world, comes to the 2018 Masters after not playing in 2017 due to a freak accident, and JT looks to win his second-straight major. Spieth, on the other hand, will simply be looking to add to his Green Jacket collection.

Sergio Garcia, after winning his first-and-only major championship at the 2017 Masters, comes in this week as the defending champion. He won in 2017 after making birdie on the first playoff hole against Justin Rose. Will he slip a Green Jacket on someone else this week, or will he defend the title?

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Posted 02 April 2018 - 06:48 PM

Mike Weir looking for a golf game somewhere on the Trackman

Edited by titleistlefty33, 02 April 2018 - 06:48 PM.

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Posted 02 April 2018 - 07:41 PM

Who has the plain black staff bag with the Mizuno irons and Staff wedges?
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Posted 02 April 2018 - 07:49 PM

Awesome pics!

Is it me or did Fred Couples drop like 20-30 pounds?
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Posted 02 April 2018 - 07:53 PM

View Postmshills, on 02 April 2018 - 07:41 PM, said:

Who has the plain black staff bag with the Mizuno irons and Staff wedges?

Vijay.


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Posted 02 April 2018 - 10:09 PM

Anyone else notice that Woodland is wearing Nike shoes? This is very odd considering his Under Armour deal. I noticed this in the pics on here and went to Getty to verify.

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Edited by elliotmaloney, 02 April 2018 - 10:10 PM.


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Posted 03 April 2018 - 03:39 AM

Paul Casey has the best bag on the field

would love to see Fred's WITB though...
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Posted 03 April 2018 - 07:26 AM

Boy I love this tournament!  You got some great weather yesterday and some beautiful pictures!  Nothing like Augusta in sunshine!
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Posted 03 April 2018 - 08:21 AM

View Postelliotmaloney, on 02 April 2018 - 10:09 PM, said:

Anyone else notice that Woodland is wearing Nike shoes? This is very odd considering his Under Armour deal. I noticed this in the pics on here and went to Getty to verify.

Attachment 941049816.jpg

Funny you saw this.we were sitting in the stands watching him warmup and noticed too. Behind me was several college players commenting on it also. Must have been some college tourney this week or past weekend as they all had on their college polo shirts with logos.

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 08:41 AM

View Postgators78, on 02 April 2018 - 07:49 PM, said:

Awesome pics!

Is it me or did Fred Couples drop like 20-30 pounds?

Not just you!  Was just scrolling through all of the pics, and was thinking, "Where's the rest of Fred Couples?"  Good for him - I can't imagine the extra weight was doing his infamously bad back a world of good.


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Posted 03 April 2018 - 10:52 AM

Bubba gets numer 3.


It's just too easy for lefties, and he's on such a hot streak right now.


Truthfully, it's literally impossible to pick a winner. Too many guys are hot and candidates. (But I think I'm going to pick Watson if I haven't already used him in my fantasy league..)
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Posted 03 April 2018 - 11:04 AM

ohhhh man I just love Masters week.  Quite possibly my favorite week of the year.  Its gonna be a good one this year!
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Posted 03 April 2018 - 11:39 AM

Jason Day using P-730's this week

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 01:17 PM

View Postsmeal818, on 03 April 2018 - 11:39 AM, said:

Jason Day using P-730's this week

Has he used MB's at any point in his career?? I was trying to remember and I don't think he has.
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Posted 03 April 2018 - 01:32 PM

View PostJoe85, on 03 April 2018 - 10:52 AM, said:

Bubba gets numer 3.


It's just too easy for lefties, and he's on such a hot streak right now.


Truthfully, it's literally impossible to pick a winner. Too many guys are hot and candidates. (But I think I'm going to pick Watson if I haven't already used him in my fantasy league..)


Already second guessing. lol


I am down to these three:


Bubba
Spieth
Rory


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Posted 03 April 2018 - 01:36 PM

Hope there is some pics of Jason dayís new setup.

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 02:42 PM

No caddie numbers on Monday I guess....never noticed that before.

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 06:39 PM

Dang, Schauffele is still bagging 750.  I mean, I don't blame him but is Callaway still trying to fit him into a set?

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 06:45 PM

Freddy still using the SLDR!
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Posted 03 April 2018 - 07:50 PM

Reed bagging a G400 driver


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Posted 03 April 2018 - 07:52 PM

View PostNight train, on 03 April 2018 - 07:50 PM, said:

Reed bagging a G400 driver

Has been using if for 4+ weeks for tournament play.


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Posted 03 April 2018 - 08:06 PM

Wish some of these photos were available without the watermark. Reason I say so is because the masters.com site had some great pictures as backgrounds on the site for years, but they redesigned it this year and it is very bland.

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 08:15 PM

Is callaway not doing a special edition bag this year?

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Posted 03 April 2018 - 11:19 PM

See any squirrels this year Greg? :to_become_senile:

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Posted 04 April 2018 - 01:28 AM

You could show me Phil in a button up and I wouldn't care, it's Augusta! Not like that would ever happen anyway.....

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 01:27 PM

Anybody know who's gaming the i-200;s in Tuesday's pics, they are in a bright yellow Bridgestone bag. Tuesday;s pics, part 5 or 6 I think?

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 01:58 PM

View Postvjswing, on 03 April 2018 - 08:41 AM, said:

View Postgators78, on 02 April 2018 - 07:49 PM, said:

Awesome pics!

Is it me or did Fred Couples drop like 20-30 pounds?

Not just you!  Was just scrolling through all of the pics, and was thinking, "Where's the rest of Fred Couples?"  Good for him - I can't imagine the extra weight was doing his infamously bad back a world of good.
I was right next to him on Wednesday on 7 tee, and I'm not going to lie, he looked sick to me.  Not good weight loss if you will.  All the guys I was with thought the same thing.

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Posted 07 April 2018 - 03:44 PM

View Postpga43, on 03 April 2018 - 07:52 PM, said:

View PostNight train, on 03 April 2018 - 07:50 PM, said:

Reed bagging a G400 driver

Has been using if for 4+ weeks for tournament play.


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Posted 07 April 2018 - 04:50 PM

View Posteasyyy, on 07 April 2018 - 03:44 PM, said:

View Postpga43, on 03 April 2018 - 07:52 PM, said:

View PostNight train, on 03 April 2018 - 07:50 PM, said:

Reed bagging a G400 driver

Has been using if for 4+ weeks for tournament play.


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Posted 07 April 2018 - 09:27 PM

I thought Rickie was playing the Nardo driver...some pics Iíve seen from the Masters of him looks more like the all black F8+. Anyone confirm or deny?

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