Posts tagged with: "Branden Grace"

OPINION: Lowest Round Great, But Not Greatest View More
Branden Grace of South Africa during the third round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

OPINION: Lowest Round Great, But Not Greatest

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND – The inevitable arrived mid-afternoon Saturday at Royal Birkdale in the form of Branden Grace. In the third round of the 442nd major championship, Grace became the first player to shoot 62 and that was remarkable for any number of reasons, not the least of which is Grace…

NEWS: Grace Enters Historic Zone With 62 View More
Branden Grace of South Africa acknowledges the crowd on the 18th green after shooting a 62, the lowest round in major history during the third round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. (Photo credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

NEWS: Grace Enters Historic Zone With 62

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | The scene was set for record breaking long before Branden Grace handed in the first 62 in the long history of major championship golf. Where, on Friday morning, the early players did not exactly inspire the later starters with their wind-tossed pars, bogeys and worse, the situation…

Five to Watch: Travelers Championship View More
Bubba Watson is a two-time winner of the Travelers Championship. He's pictured here at TPC River Highlands on June 28, 2015 in Cromwell, Conn.

Five to Watch: Travelers Championship

Just because the men’s major championship season is complete, it doesn’t mean the season is complete. In fact, three of the four U.S. Olympic golfers – Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed and Matt Kuchar – are in the field this week at the Travelers Championship while the fourth Olympian, Rickie Fowler,…

Five Players to Watch: Players Championship View More
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Five Players to Watch: Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | Not to burst a bubble before the Players Championship begins on Thursday but according to The Wall Street Journal – which enlisted the help of Stats LLC – TPC Sawgrass’ supremely famous par-3 17th hole on the Stadium Course is only the 95th-most difficult par-3 on…

Five Players to Watch: Honda Classic View More
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Five Players to Watch: Honda Classic

The four-week Florida swing begins this week at the Honda Classic at PGA National where we’ll hear all about the Bear Trap, the dangerous finishing stretch dotted with lagoons, bunkers and double bogeys. Pádraig Harrington pulled off a shocker in winning this event last year, so who’s most likely to…

OWGR Snapshot: Day Rises to No. 2, Grace Enters Top 10 View More
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OWGR Snapshot: Day Rises to No. 2, Grace Enters Top 10

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: Jordan Spieth (US) reached 15 consecutive weeks at No. 1, still building on the longest streak of his career. He is tied with Fred Couples (April 5-July 18, 1992) for the 21st-longest streak since the ranking began in 1986. Spieth had three previous…