Now that the John Deere Classic is in the books, the greatest players on Earth will turn their focus towards the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. For many, this week will be one filled with positive vibes and good feels — but for others, it’ll be a week wrought with concern and self-doubt.Please, blog, may I have some more?
It seems like every year the John Deere Classic turns in one of the year’s most dramatic finishes. While time will tell what this season’s installment of the John Deere will bring, it guarantees to be a thriller. As the last chance for many of the Tour’s bright young stars to qualify for next week’s Open Championship, there’s plenty on the line for young stud and wily veteran alike.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Entering Sunday’s play at the 117th U.S. Open at Erin Hills, eight players with no major championship wins on their resume teed off with just four shots separating them. At the end of the day, Brooks Koekpa was four clear of all of them. As the wind howled and combatants bogeyed their way around the course, Koepka kept bombing it down the middle and scrambling whenever he needed to on his way to a 6-under 66.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Place your bets! It’s major championship time once again and the world’s best are ready to make you some serious cash — if you heed my advice: Thomas Pieters, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler are all great plays at the 117th U.S. Open at Erin Hills…Please, blog, may I have some more?
With a sheet of headlines and prop bets longer than most golf fans and degenerate gamblers could dream of, the 117th playing of the U.S. Open already looks and feels like it could be one for the ages. Here’s a look at who’ll contend — and who’ll just pretend at Erin Hills:Please, blog, may I have some more?
Norton, Massachusetts – The PGA Tour Playoffs move to the Boston area this week for the playing of the 2016 Deutsche Bank Championship.
American Patrick Reed won the first playoff event last week at Bethpage Black, ensuring himself a top five position heading into the Tour Championship at East Lake and a shot at the FedEx Cup and the $10 million bonus.
Twenty-five players were eliminated from playoff contention last week at The Barclays, leaving just the Top 100 players in the FedEx standings eligible to compete this week at TPC Boston.
With Davis Love III‘s Ryder Cup captains picks still to come, several American players will be looking to impress the captain enough to snag one of the four remaining picks on the U.S. team. Included in that group will be defending Deutsche Bank champion, Rickie Fowler, who missed an opportunity to clinch an automatic berth with a final nine meltdown last week.
So who will be the next player to punch their ticket to East Lake? Here’s the 411 on the 2016 Deutsche Bank Classic.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Farmingdale, New York – After 12 months that produced four first time winners in the majors and the first Olympic Gold Medalist in 104 years, the 2015-2016 PGA Tour season nears it’s conclusion, beginning this week with the playoffs’ first event, the 2016 Barclays Championship.
Three of those new major winners will be in the field that includes the Top 125 players in the FedEx Cup regular season point standings.
With a strong field and an amazing venue like Bethpage Black, it’s shaping up to be an interesting an exciting week. With just 100 players advancing to the second stage of the playoffs next week in Boston, competition for those final few spots will be intense.
Who will make it to the DeutscheBank? Who will come from far back in the rankings to move on to the next stage? Who will stamp themselves as the early favorite to hoist the 2016 FedEx Cup?
Here’s what you need to know heading into the 2016 Barclays Championship.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Despite events on both sides of the Atlantic, there’s no change at the top in the Razzball.com Fantasy Golf Rankings, August 9, 2016 edition, as the tour catches it’s breath after a busy majors season.
The top five players this week, were in the exact same positions last week, as many of the top players took the week off to prepare for the upcoming PGA Tour playoffs and Olympic golf competition.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The name at the top of the Razzball.com Fantasy Golf Rankings, July 19, 2016 edition, is unchanged from a week ago, but the lead over #2 has shrunk considerably.
U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson holds at number one for a 5th consecutive week, picking up some valuable ratings points with a solid T9 at the Open Championship in Troon.
DJ’s chart-topping run matches Jason Day for the longest number of consecutive weeks in the top spot. The 2016 Players Champion held the top spot for five consecutive weeks between May 3rd and May 31st.
Johnson’s lead has been reduced dramatically by Open champion Henrik Stenson, who jumps 11 spots to number two after picking up his first major championship title on Sunday. The Swede sits just 760 points behind the rankings leader and looks like a good bet to challenge DJ in the coming weeks.
The second place ranking matches Stenson’s best showing ever in the rankings. He was 2nd in our initial survey on November 16, 2015. The win also moves Henrik into 5th place in the Official World Golf Ranking.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – One of the biggest stories of the 2015-2016 season, thus far, has been the incredibly consistent play of American Kevin Na.
Coming off back-to-back runner-up finishes at the Frys.com Open and the Shriners Hospital for Children Open, Na put himself back in contention for another top finish, and maybe a second PGA Tour win, after a 64 on moving day on Saturday. The 32-year old also finished second at this event last year to two-time defending champion Ryan Moore.
Na doesn’t seemed too stressed about his current position or his record. “Eight times in my career I finished second. I’ve got to keep the streak alive. Worst case, I win, right?” joked Na.
“I’ve been unlucky a few times. But you know what? The last few weeks I’ve never felt so comfortable coming down the stretch. I’ve been getting a lot of compliments from my friends and coaches and family members, friends, saying how comfortable I looked.”Please, blog, may I have some more?