Posts tagged with: "Ryan Palmer"

QUICK TAKE: Teams of Interest at the Zurich Classic View More
Rickie Fowler and Jason Day will be a formidable partnership at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images

QUICK TAKE: Teams of Interest at the Zurich Classic

For the first time in nearly 36 years, the PGA Tour has an official team tournament on the calendar with the new-look Zurich Classic in New Orleans. There will be 80 two-man teams competing in alternate-shot and best-ball formats at TPC Louisiana, prompting many of the world’s best to alter…

QUICK TAKE: As Wife Battles Breast Cancer, Palmer Grabs Honda Lead

QUICK TAKE: As Wife Battles Breast Cancer, Palmer Grabs Honda Lead

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Golf is just a game. Ryan Palmer understands that a whole lot more now. The Amarillo, Texas, native opened the Honda Classic by shooting 9-under 131 to put himself atop a busy leaderboard Friday afternoon at PGA National, but just being inside of the ropes…

Five Players to Watch: AT&T Byron Nelson View More
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Five Players to Watch: AT&T Byron Nelson

With the Players Championship in the rearview mirror and Jason Day taking the week off, the Tour starts its Texas two-step at the AT&T Byron Nelson. It’s a home game for Jordan Spieth, who missed the weekend at the Players in his first start since the Masters. Cause for alarm?…

CareerBuilder Challenge: Five Players to Watch View More
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CareerBuilder Challenge: Five Players to Watch

Having traded Hawaii for Palm Springs — it’s not a huge step down — the PGA Tour is in the southern California desert this week for the CareerBuilder Challenge (formerly the Humana Challenge and, long before that, the Bob Hope to us oldtimers). Not only is there a new title…

Palmer Finds Peace Inside the Ropes View More
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Palmer Finds Peace Inside the Ropes

EDISON, NEW JERSEY | For Ryan Palmer, there’s peace inside the ropes at the Barclays this week. Last week, Palmer’s 71-year old father – Butch to his friends – died when the car he was driving rolled over near his home in Amarillo, Texas. The family held a service for…

What Watson Will Do And What He Won't Do

Back when the late, great Roger Ebert was the best movie reviewer in the business (and the best pure “writer” among those critics) he would prepare us for the Oscars with two lists: Ebert would predict the winners he believed the academy would honor. And he would tell us who…