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#31 tbowles411

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Posted 25 June 2018 - 04:49 PM

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View PostMountainGoat, on 24 June 2018 - 06:41 PM, said:

Parking for the event is 6 miles away at the Rock Springs Parking Lot, 6720 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda.  Traffic is a nightmare.

6 miles?!?!?  I couldn't do that
It's a show.  Traffic is already bad here.  Add in the tournament, it's going to be a worse nightmare. If he makes the cut, the weekend is going to be ugly bad.  Not even normal bad.

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Posted 25 June 2018 - 07:23 PM

When you remember you signed up for the dopey PGA Tour app a month ago and now you realize

Tigerrrrrrrr!

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Posted 25 June 2018 - 08:50 PM

Good course. Usually a solid field. Underrated tourney.
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Posted 25 June 2018 - 08:53 PM

Course was soft today so hopefully some sunshine tomorrow will ramp it up

Big cat expected to play a late practice round tomorrow
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Posted 25 June 2018 - 08:59 PM

Back when this was the Kemper Open there were quite a few players who had some not so good things to say about the course. New times though. I'll probably be there on Friday. Lookin like sun all 4 days. It's been raining for a week so the course probably needs it.

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Posted 25 June 2018 - 09:22 PM

Reviews last year from the players were excellent, compared to the old course.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 05:01 AM

View Posttbowles411, on 25 June 2018 - 04:49 PM, said:

View PostgatorMD, on 25 June 2018 - 04:45 PM, said:

View PostMountainGoat, on 24 June 2018 - 06:41 PM, said:

Parking for the event is 6 miles away at the Rock Springs Parking Lot, 6720 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda.  Traffic is a nightmare.

6 miles?!?!?  I couldn't do that
It's a show.  Traffic is already bad here.  Add in the tournament, it's going to be a worse nightmare. If he makes the cut, the weekend is going to be ugly bad.  Not even normal bad.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 09:42 AM

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View Posttbowles411, on 25 June 2018 - 04:49 PM, said:

View PostgatorMD, on 25 June 2018 - 04:45 PM, said:

View PostMountainGoat, on 24 June 2018 - 06:41 PM, said:

Parking for the event is 6 miles away at the Rock Springs Parking Lot, 6720 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda.  Traffic is a nightmare.

6 miles?!?!?  I couldn't do that
It's a show.  Traffic is already bad here.  Add in the tournament, it's going to be a worse nightmare. If he makes the cut, the weekend is going to be ugly bad.  Not even normal bad.


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:28 AM

i couldn't handle traffic everyday.
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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:40 AM

I wish they'd go back to Congressional, I miss seeing that course....


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:53 AM

WOW WOW WOW: https://twitter.com/...648352390385664

TW with a new putter....?!?!?

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:53 AM

Tiger has two putters in his bag right now, and one of them is a TM mallet....
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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:55 AM

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WOW WOW WOW: https://twitter.com/...648352390385664

TW with a new putter....?!?!?

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 12:12 PM

I'm wondering who breaks out the Billy Baroo first... Tiger or Spieth?
swing is irrelevant, score is everything

just say NO.... to practice swings

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 12:18 PM

Big Cat needs another laser eye surgery more than he needs a new putter. He still hits solid putts but reads the green wrong half the time. Joey has to help him out a lot of the time too now.


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 01:01 PM

Tiger's green reading reminds me of a period in time where he was almost OCD about wind. I haven't noticed it as much since this last comeback thankfully.

The human mind can be such an obstacle.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 01:04 PM

View PostgatorMD, on 26 June 2018 - 11:53 AM, said:

WOW WOW WOW: https://twitter.com/...648352390385664

TW with a new putter....?!?!?

Is that the TP Ardmore 3?

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 01:33 PM

View PostMilkyButterCuts, on 26 June 2018 - 01:04 PM, said:

View PostgatorMD, on 26 June 2018 - 11:53 AM, said:

WOW WOW WOW: https://twitter.com/...648352390385664

TW with a new putter....?!?!?

Is that the TP Ardmore 3?

yes

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 01:39 PM

I think Tiger has a really good chance here, and a pretty good chance at Carnoustie

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 01:53 PM

Wait no more, world -- the results are in !!

According to the OWGR (Official World Golf Ranking) web-site, the 2018 Quicken Loans National has been given a Field-Strength (SoF) rating of 167 !!! Only the "opposite" Corales Puntacana Resort tournament (at 78) rates lower among all PGA Tour events played so far in 2018.

To see for yourself, go to the OWGR web-site's EVENTS PAGE, adjust the TOUR filter for the PGA Tour, then toggle "SoF" until the ranking order is shown with the highest rated event at the top of the page, and the lowest rated event at the bottom.

A thought -- I would not be surprised if next week's Greenbrier had a stronger field!

Edited by Frank-0-Sport, 26 June 2018 - 01:57 PM.


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 02:18 PM

View PostFrank-0-Sport, on 26 June 2018 - 01:53 PM, said:

Wait no more, world -- the results are in !!

According to the OWGR (Official World Golf Ranking) web-site, the 2018 Quicken Loans National has been given a Field-Strength (SoF) rating of 167 !!! Only the "opposite" Corales Puntacana Resort tournament (at 78) rates lower among all PGA Tour events played so far in 2018.

To see for yourself, go to the OWGR web-site's EVENTS PAGE, adjust the TOUR filter for the PGA Tour, then toggle "SoF" until the ranking order is shown with the highest rated event at the top of the page, and the lowest rated event at the bottom.

A thought -- I would not be surprised if next week's Greenbrier had a stronger field!

Last year's Quicken Loans National had a SOF of 229.

Last year's Greenbrier was 174.

The lowest SOF for a 2017-18 season PGA Tour event is the Safeway at 115.

For high quality fields, the place to be is Europe for the next four weeks.
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Posted 26 June 2018 - 02:27 PM

View PostApathy_Overdose, on 26 June 2018 - 12:18 PM, said:

Big Cat needs another laser eye surgery more than he needs a new putter. He still hits solid putts but reads the green wrong half the time. Joey has to help him out a lot of the time too now.

Your avatar reminds me that Scott Hall needs to show up to do a survey this week.


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 03:02 PM

View PostJ13, on 26 June 2018 - 09:42 AM, said:

View PostMountainGoat, on 26 June 2018 - 05:01 AM, said:

View Posttbowles411, on 25 June 2018 - 04:49 PM, said:

View PostgatorMD, on 25 June 2018 - 04:45 PM, said:

View PostMountainGoat, on 24 June 2018 - 06:41 PM, said:

Parking for the event is 6 miles away at the Rock Springs Parking Lot, 6720 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda.  Traffic is a nightmare.

6 miles?!?!?  I couldn't do that
It's a show.  Traffic is already bad here.  Add in the tournament, it's going to be a worse nightmare. If he makes the cut, the weekend is going to be ugly bad.  Not even normal bad.


That corner right there is the devil.  I DESPISE IT

I couldn't agree more.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 05:00 PM

Is this tournament worth watching if Tiger doesnt make the cut?

Is it really only Ricky and Tiger?

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 05:16 PM

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 05:17 PM

Where is the best place to park? I planned to go on Sunday.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 05:40 PM

How much $$ in endorsements for tiger to use that putter

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 05:50 PM

Tiger has "nails" in them shoes. Thought he switched.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 06:03 PM

View PostMountainGoat, on 26 June 2018 - 05:01 AM, said:

View Posttbowles411, on 25 June 2018 - 04:49 PM, said:

View PostgatorMD, on 25 June 2018 - 04:45 PM, said:

View PostMountainGoat, on 24 June 2018 - 06:41 PM, said:

Parking for the event is 6 miles away at the Rock Springs Parking Lot, 6720 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda.  Traffic is a nightmare.

6 miles?!?!?  I couldn't do that
It's a show.  Traffic is already bad here.  Add in the tournament, it's going to be a worse nightmare. If he makes the cut, the weekend is going to be ugly bad.  Not even normal bad.

A+ for locational accuracy.

I would have also accepted a picture of the American Legion Parking Lot.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 07:39 PM

I am going Friday and Saturday. Was only going to go Saturday but want to ensure I can see Tiger. Bummed to hear all the negative talk in here, but I am sure I will enjoy it. I have been to this tournament before, but not at Avenel.

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