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That kid needs a fashion coach.

So he can wear dull grey and black like everyone else? No thank you.

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That kid needs a fashion coach.

And a haircut and to get off my damn lawn. Harumph!

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Fowler's playing very smart today.So much for the all out attack Golf they keep associating with him.Great stuff from Ricky Barnes too.Should be a great final day tomorrow.
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Fowler's playing very smart today.So much for the all out attack Golf they keep associating with him.Great stuff from Ricky Barnes too.Should be a great final day tomorrow.

great stuff?

he's 9 under through 15! looks like he'll make a course record
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I'm really starting to like Fowler, he's a great player and seems like a really good guy too. He's colorful (literally), can hit it long and can putt when he is on. Strangley though, when he is off, he does not putt well. It will come I time I suppose.

Noticed he's choking up on the driver, does he do that with other clubs too? Mind flies to AK. Don't know their club length, but obviously hitting it long enough.

Lots of good play this evening, it can be interesting tomorrow.
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Hope Rickie gets his first win tomorrow, he needs to hire his old coach as fulltime caddy, this is the best he's done, boggy free for three straight days

He did have a bogey on the first day.

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Go Fowler!!!! Totally pulling for him!!

BTW is Tiger going to run out of golf gloves at this rate?

Quote of the day "if you want a Tiger signed golf glove stand out 280 yards right OR left of the fairway". LOLOL

OMG just saw Fowlers' outfit as he went to the number one tee! SWEET!!!! I am cracking up but I have to admit pretty cool! Go get em' Fowler!!!
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I know that Muirfield Village has received massive quantums of rain but I'm surprised that they are playing lift, clean, and place... You'd think Jack would have something to say about that... I understand it's a PGA Tour event and not completely under his control but seems a little strange to me
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Tiger's looking much, much better this week, he's looking very steady to be honest despite a few bogies

Honestly, that's what Tiger needs going into major season.

Mickelson and Moore are the low men so far today, but both are still five shots adrift of the lead. They'll need the final group to drop back if either is to win (based on the return of Barnes' leaning smother-hook on the seventh tee, at least one of them is likely to oblige).
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