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Justin Thomas made one par in 19 holes at The Players Championship



Restating the headline: Justin Thomas made just one par in a 19-hole stretch at TPC Sawgrass. Still don’t believe it? It’s not fake news, trust us.

As ESPN’s Jason Sobel noted, from the 12th hole Thursday through the 12th hole Friday, Thomas’ scorecard included.

  • One eagle
  • Eight birdies
  • One par
  • Eight bogeys
  • One double

Incredible. Look at the card!

c8d04d9e-0a86-4721-a523-3daf123920f2“It was so bizarre,” Thomas said following his second round one-under 70. He had opened with a one-over 73, so JT sat at even par after two rounds, well inside the cut line.

“I don’t really know what to say about that round. Anytime I got momentum, I seemed to give it right back.”

Indeed he did. He made three consecutive birdies twice…and three consecutive bogeys twice. He was four under on the front nine Friday…and three over on the back nine.

Perhaps it’s the ultimate illustration of one of the platitudes about Pete Dye’s TPC Sawgrass: If you put your ball in the right places, you can go low, but compound a couple of mistakes and bogey or worse is always in play.

Ultimately, Thomas seemed confounded by the rollercoaster nature of his two rounds, but not bothered.

“I know why I’m making those bogeys,” he said. “I’m making bogeys on some easy holes. I mean, 10, 11, 12, I would expect to at least birdie one of those, and if I do that, I have a great day today. So I would definitely say that.”

Golf is a game of ups and downs, to be sure. But it’s hard to remember a more extreme example of that fact than Thomas’ work through two days at TPC Sawgrass.

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  1. Dave R

    May 15, 2017 at 11:01 am

    Yikes guys really.

  2. Kyle

    May 13, 2017 at 10:47 am

    He started on 10 in round 2, they are saying the 19 holes from hole 12 on his first round through the back nine on his 2nd round and then the next 3 holes.

    Confusing, poorly illustrated in the images, but accurate.

    • Rich

      May 14, 2017 at 11:03 am

      Ok, so not through THE 12th hole Friday (as stated in the article) but through HIS 12th hole Friday (actually the 3rd). Makes perfect sense now. Thanks for the clarification. Yes, could have been written/explained MUCH better.

  3. Rich

    May 13, 2017 at 10:26 am

    How is this possible given the scorecard shown? I don’t think this is right.

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What GolfWRXers are saying about Kevin Kisner’s new Callaway X Forged CB irons



In our forums, our members have been discussing Kevin Kisner’s new Callaway X Forged CB irons which he has in the bag at this week’s CJ Cup. WRXers have been commenting on the switch and the clubs themselves in our forums.

For lots more photos, check out the full thread here.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • btyh: “Holy offset.”
  • Glf_LU: “These are interesting. Not going to make a rush to judgement until I see them in person. It does look like a little more offset than I would expect to see in this model.”
  • bcflyguy1: “Kisner is not one to make a lot of equipment changes (see the GBB driver he’s still using), so if these do have staying power in his bag that will be interesting to see. I have to wonder if there’s something different about his set, because like others have mentioned there appears to be more offset on his than I recall seeing in the samples I’ve had in hand.”

Entire Thread: “Kevin Kisner’s new Callaway X Forged CB irons”

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WATCH: PGA Tour players play hole blindfolded and it’s hilarious/amazing



As part of a Srixon campaign, four PGA Tour players recently participated in a three-hole challenge, with each hole being a different game; hole No. 1 was blindfolded, hole No. 2 was costumes and distractions, and hole No. 3 was alternate shot with a baseball bat. The teams were Smylie Kaufman and Sam Ryder against Shane Lowry and Grayson Murray.

Watch the full video below, since it is quite entertaining (albeit not the type of golf that Old Tom Morris surely had in mind), but in particular, make sure to check out the first hole where Lowry and Ryder play a full hole completely blind folded. It’s amazing to watch how badly Ryder struggles, and how Lowry nearly makes par.

Cleveland-Srixon’s marketing department has been hard at work crafting these viral-esque ad campaigns; if you remember, former long-drive champion Jamie Sadlowski recently dressed as 80-year-old Grandpa Jamie to fool range-goers. That video has since gathered over 1.2 million views on YouTube.

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Think you had a bad weekend on the course? At least you didn’t do this



We hope this golfer didn’t take the ultra-premium golf equipment plunge before sending his clubs to a watery grave. Either way, this was an expensive (and strangely calm) reaction to a bad round.

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