Posts tagged with: "Thorbjorn Olesen"

WATCH: Olesen, Kisner Lead At Quail Hollow View More
Thorbjorn Olesen got off to a strong start on Thursday at the PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada, USA Today Sports)

WATCH: Olesen, Kisner Lead At Quail Hollow

This was not the Quail Hollow from years gone by. The newly redesigned layout, with a couple of par-4s north of 500 yards and a closing stretch nicknamed “the Green Mile,” after Stephen King’s literary walk to the electric chair, was, through Round One at least, the toughest test of…

How Fast Can They Play a Par-5?

How Fast Can They Play a Par-5?

Prior to the Open de Espana, three countries represented by four-man teams attempted to break the Guiness World Record for fastest hole played of at least 500 yards in length. Spain was led by Sergio Garcia, France by Raphael Jacquelin and Denmark by Thorbjorn Olesen. Here’s what happened. How fast…

OWGR Snapshot: Rory Moves Up To No. 2 View More
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OWGR Snapshot: Rory Moves Up To No. 2

In this week’s Official World Golf Ranking: Jordan Spieth (US) reached 13 consecutive weeks at No. 1, still 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 19 weeks…