Posts tagged with: "The Players Championship"

QUICK TAKE: Simpson, Up By Seven, Is In Command Of Players View More
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QUICK TAKE: Simpson, Up By Seven, Is In Command Of Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – All that’s left now for Webb Simpson is to finish what he has so brilliantly started over three days at the Players Championship. Seven strokes ahead. Eighteen holes remaining. Looking for perspective? The biggest 54-hole lead ever lost on the PGA Tour is six strokes,…

QUICK TAKE: Poulter Left ‘Raging’ After Irksome Finish View More
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QUICK TAKE: Poulter Left ‘Raging’ After Irksome Finish

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Sometimes the words fit the actions and this time they did. “The water is going to taste like acid when I have a drink later tonight,” a fiery Ian Poulter said. “I’m raging right now.” At least that’s what he said publicly. What he said privately…

QUICK TAKE: Hughes Holds His Own In Saturday Round With Woods View More
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QUICK TAKE: Hughes Holds His Own In Saturday Round With Woods

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – When the text came through Friday night telling Mackenzie Hughes he had a 9 a.m. tee time with Tiger Woods in the third round of the Players Championship, he was thrilled. “I was really hoping I was going to get it,” Hughes said. This from a man…

QUICK TAKE: Woods Fires 65: ‘Put All The Pieces Together’ View More
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QUICK TAKE: Woods Fires 65: ‘Put All The Pieces Together’

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Just when it began to feel as if Tiger Woods’ successful return to the PGA Tour had come slightly off the boil – his performances in the Masters and the Wells Fargo Championship were underwhelming – Saturday happened at the Players Championship. After sweating out the cutline…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth’s Sharp Putting Leads To Third-Round 65 View More
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QUICK TAKE: Spieth’s Sharp Putting Leads To Third-Round 65

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – On Jordan Spieth’s lengthy list of career achievements, making the cut at the Players Championship hardly qualifies. Then again, Spieth had missed the cut here for three consecutive years and needed a second-round 68 to slip in on the number this year. One step at a…

QUICK TAKE: Tree Trouble Sends Fowler Packing View More
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QUICK TAKE: Tree Trouble Sends Fowler Packing

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – It looked like Rickie Fowler’s golf ball wedged among the branches of a palm tree alongside the par-4 sixth hole at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course Friday in the Players Championship. The gallery had watched Fowler’s tee shot fly into the tree and never come…