Posts tagged with: "Matthew Fitzpatrick"

QUICK TAKE: Fitzpatrick Fulfills Tall Order At Erin Hills View More
Matthew Fitzpatrick plays his shot from the second tee during the second round of the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. (Photo credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Fitzpatrick Fulfills Tall Order At Erin Hills

ERIN, WISCONSIN | There was a British comedian of great reputation but no great height who sang about “how life wasn’t much fun when you’re only 5-foot-1.” He couldn’t climb walls, standing on tiptoe to look over someone’s shoulders was out of the question, and people, particularly tall people, looked…

QUICK TAKE: Bay Hill’s Nod To Arnie Has Right Touch View More
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QUICK TAKE: Bay Hill’s Nod To Arnie Has Right Touch

ORLANDO, Fla. – The names at the top of the leaderboard midway through the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill are Charley Hoffman, Emiliano Grillo and Matthew Fitzpatrick. By Sunday afternoon, this tournament will finally be about one of them or someone else who changes the storyline over the weekend….

OWGR Snapshot: Dufner Rises 60 Spots View More
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OWGR Snapshot: Dufner Rises 60 Spots

  In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: Jordan Spieth (US) reached 12 consecutive weeks at No. 1, building on the longest streak of his career. Spieth had three previous short stints as the top player in the world, and has been No. 1 for a total of 18 weeks…

PGA Tour’s Five Burning Questions for 2016 View More
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PGA Tour’s Five Burning Questions for 2016

Five questions to consider as the PGA Tour emerges from the holiday break this week to begin 2016 at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua:   Will Rory McIlroy overtake Jordan Spieth to regain the No. 1 ranking? McIlroy has made no secret that’s his goal as the new…

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College Golf’s Retention Dilemma

One week after taking over the top spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, Stanford University junior Patrick Rodgers announced last Monday that he will turn professional at the end of this academic year. He becomes the second highly ranked player to cut short his college career in the past…