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2018 The Players Championship/ Then Jack vs. Tiger (AGAIN)


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#61 third-times-a-charm

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 01:44 PM

View Postelwhippy, on 08 May 2018 - 04:43 AM, said:

Let us get it straight. There four majors in Men's Golf. As there are four majors in Tennis. When someone asked Sandy Lyle what he thought the difference was between his 85 Open and 87 Players he answered "about 100 years".
Great event, some great holes (16th is one of my all time top holes) but not a major. Hope they have redone the short par 4 they ruined last year. My money is in Jason Day.

While we're bitching about things to be/not be majors...lets make the API a major. Major everything!

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 02:06 PM

Si Woo Kim, Adam Scott, Martin Kaymer is an underrated grouping.  I'd love to see Scott on his game again.

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 03:13 PM

Tiger said he's always struggled at The Player's...

He has 2 wins and is tied for the best all time scoring average. I guess that's when you know you're good/have high standards.

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, weve seen this movie before. I really hope its nothing.

Edited by Frankensteins Monster, 08 May 2018 - 06:06 PM.


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Posted 08 May 2018 - 06:16 PM

he def was walking gingerly ... juxtapose that against the video they showed of phil just after ...


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Posted 08 May 2018 - 10:57 PM

View PostDarth Putter, on 08 May 2018 - 12:43 PM, said:

View PostHankshank, on 07 May 2018 - 11:27 PM, said:

14 and 15 are yawns. There always have to be holes like that even on the best courses. 14 and 17 at Augusta. Otherwise a lot of drama at Sawgrass, epic finish. Rickys late charge and victory is probably the greatest moment in later years. For me and my fellow countrymen Stensons win a decade ago together with good ol Fanny was maybe the biggest Scandinavian win at the time.

#14 at Augusta and TPC are excellent golf holes, hardly yawn inducing.
I`ve seen many polls for best holes at last 9 at Augusta, very few people prefer 14 or 17. On holes like that everyone hits fairway, everyone hits green, noone makes birdie. Might be fun to play yourself but produces none whatsoever TV drama. And they look boring too, just like any hole.


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Posted 08 May 2018 - 11:34 PM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this movie before. I really hope it’s nothing.

Were you there? Don’t scare me like this.

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 11:35 PM

01:41 PM

TEE #1



Jason Day



Henrik Stenson



Sergio Garcia



one of these three to win

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Posted 08 May 2018 - 11:38 PM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we've seen this movie before. I really hope it's nothing.
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Posted 08 May 2018 - 11:41 PM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we've seen this movie before. I really hope it's nothing.

come on now.....

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 12:04 AM

Post fusion tightness, lasts forever

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 01:01 AM

Father Time is making a house call...undefeated

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 03:50 AM

View Postthird-times-a-charm, on 08 May 2018 - 01:44 PM, said:

View Postelwhippy, on 08 May 2018 - 04:43 AM, said:

Let us get it straight. There four majors in Men's Golf. As there are four majors in Tennis. When someone asked Sandy Lyle what he thought the difference was between his 85 Open and 87 Players he answered "about 100 years".
Great event, some great holes (16th is one of my all time top holes) but not a major. Hope they have redone the short par 4 they ruined last year. My money is in Jason Day.

While we're bitching about things to be/not be majors...lets make the API a major. Major everything!

Players is not a Major. But it's just after a Major. When people over here talked about biggest Scandinavian wins before High Noon at Troon, Stensons Players victory was mentioned more than the FedEx win.

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 05:01 AM

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View Postimakaveli, on 08 May 2018 - 03:53 AM, said:

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View Posttiderider, on 07 May 2018 - 08:25 PM, said:

think he was saying it's a great course that doesn't suit his game that well ... and it doesn't ... nothing wrong with what he said ...
carnoustie this year will suit Bubbas game.....you heard it here first ;)

Bubba never had a top 20 on a links, and Carnoustie is the hardest one, he also didn't play the weekend half of the time. Why you think so?

Links courses should fit Bubba's game with his creativity and ability to move the ball, but I think they get in his head, particularly with the potential for weather.

Problem is links fescue is no "second cut" ;)

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 05:03 AM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we've seen this movie before. I really hope it's nothing.

I predict 100 pages thread and "he made the cut on one leg!!!!11!!1!!" hysteria. It's gonna be a great week! :D


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Posted 09 May 2018 - 08:53 AM

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this movie before. I really hope it’s nothing.

Yikes

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 09:38 AM

Always good to remember one of the biggest f*** u to those idiots in the crowd :D



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Posted 09 May 2018 - 10:14 AM

View PostChip32, on 09 May 2018 - 08:53 AM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this movie before. I really hope it’s nothing.

Yikes

Any updates on this?
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Posted 09 May 2018 - 10:16 AM

View Postebrasmus21, on 09 May 2018 - 10:14 AM, said:

View PostChip32, on 09 May 2018 - 08:53 AM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this movie before. I really hope it’s nothing.

Yikes

Any updates on this?

He seems to be moving ok this morning.
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Posted 09 May 2018 - 10:26 AM

View Postdeadsolid...shank, on 09 May 2018 - 10:16 AM, said:

View Postebrasmus21, on 09 May 2018 - 10:14 AM, said:

View PostChip32, on 09 May 2018 - 08:53 AM, said:

View PostFrankensteins Monster, on 08 May 2018 - 06:05 PM, said:

Tiger could barely walk off the practice green and back to his car. His back was tight, or hurt, it was something. He was defiantly laboring. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this movie before. I really hope it’s nothing.

Yikes

Any updates on this?

He seems to be moving ok this morning.

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 11:43 AM

There is a WD and it is Paul Casey with a back injury.

He is replaced by Keith Mitchell.
swing is irrelevant, score is everything

just say NO.... to practice swings

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 12:40 PM

Is there a live feed on Facebook?  I'm not gonna sign up to Facebook just for pre-tournament coverage. :(

Edited by wcbjr, 09 May 2018 - 12:40 PM.


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Posted 09 May 2018 - 01:23 PM

Is the PGA Tour still expected to release the 2019 schedule this week?

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 01:30 PM

Players, baby!

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 01:53 PM

Missed that... Tiger and Phil in the same ball. Rickie the boy will play with men. That ball will attract some attention I guess.


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Posted 09 May 2018 - 01:57 PM

Sergio implodes again - this time 17 on Sunday

Edited by MilkyButterCuts, 09 May 2018 - 02:23 PM.


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Posted 09 May 2018 - 04:07 PM

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 04:22 PM

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Posted 09 May 2018 - 05:52 PM

View Postlowndes, on 09 May 2018 - 01:23 PM, said:

Is the PGA Tour still expected to release the 2019 schedule this week?

No, it would have been released during the commissioner's "State of the Tour" address if it was ready to go.
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Posted 09 May 2018 - 07:08 PM

View Postadam667220, on 09 May 2018 - 04:07 PM, said:


Thanks for posting this. :-)

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