Jump to content
IGNORED

2011 WGC Bridgestone Invitational


senorchipotle
 Share

Note: This thread is 3726 days old. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. If not, please start a new topic. Thank you!

Recommended Posts

Did Stevie Williams not go to the press and say that he has wasted the last 2 years of his life etc? I also heard Tiger say that they "had said what had needed to be said"?

Originally Posted by Callahan14

Please explain the tension between TW and SW?  All I have read is the reports that it was a parting of the ways between two friends and it was very civil.



Link to comment
Share on other sites



Tiger has been civil, Stevie has whined a bit and taken on the role of a jilted ex, i.e. not so civil.

Originally Posted by Callahan14

Please explain the tension between TW and SW?  All I have read is the reports that it was a parting of the ways between two friends and it was very civil.



Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Don't know about you guys, but the leaderboard at the Reno-Tahoe event is much more compelling than Firestone......look at all those guys that can absolutely change their golf careers with a win......Mackenzie, Flesch, Elk, Riley...Notah Begay for god's sake........OK, Elk doesn't need the win for the career, but compelling nonetheless...

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Originally Posted by BallStriker

Don't know about you guys, but the leaderboard at the Reno-Tahoe event is much more compelling than Firestone......look at all those guys that can absolutely change their golf careers with a win......Mackenzie, Flesch, Elk, Riley...Notah Begay for god's sake........OK, Elk doesn't need the win for the career, but compelling nonetheless...

using that logic: Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Ryan Moore, Keegan Bradley, & Martin Laird, all of whom have fewer than 2 professional wins.

Link to comment
Share on other sites




Originally Posted by BallStriker

Don't know about you guys, but the leaderboard at the Reno-Tahoe event is much more compelling than Firestone......look at all those guys that can absolutely change their golf careers with a win......Mackenzie, Flesch, Elk, Riley...Notah Begay for god's sake........OK, Elk doesn't need the win for the career, but compelling nonetheless...



really? i'm not sure i can agree with that. yeah, you've got some old guys who could benefit from winning a half recognized event that doesn't get you into any majors or wgc's. on the other hand you've got the current BN champion in keegan bradley coming out of nowhere this year and playing some ridiculous golf, jason day and rickie fowler showing off their potential as two of the 3 most talented guys under 25, and stevie williams leading adam scott ;) to a four man tie for the lead. not the least of which, tiger going into a saturday round with no pressure. when that happens, 9 times out of 10 we get treated to some miraculous shots that nobody, besides tiger, has any business pulling off.

i know what i'm gonna be watching tomorrow.

  • Upvote 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites


Quote:

really? i'm not sure i can agree with that. yeah, you've got some old guys who could benefit from winning a half recognized event that doesn't get you into any majors or wgc's. on the other hand you've got the current BN champion in keegan bradley coming out of nowhere this year and playing some ridiculous golf, jason day and rickie fowler showing off their potential as two of the 3 most talented guys under 25, and stevie williams leading adam scott ;) to a four man tie for the lead. not the least of which, tiger going into a saturday round with no pressure. when that happens, 9 times out of 10 we get treated to some miraculous shots that nobody, besides tiger, has any business pulling off.

i know what i'm gonna be watching tomorrow.

+1

Link to comment
Share on other sites


3rd round Par 5 16th 667 yards. Shot tracker has Bubba Watson shot 1 = 415 to left fairway 243 from hole. second shot 243 yards over water to 13 feet 6 inches.

These guys are good!!

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Yeah I'm watching it live on Sky Sports. He hit an iron Missed the eagle though.

Originally Posted by Dad-2-3

3rd round Par 5 16th 667 yards. Shot tracker has Bubba Watson shot 1 = 415 to left fairway 243 from hole. second shot 243 yards over water to 13 feet 6 inches.

These guys are good!!



Link to comment
Share on other sites



Originally Posted by bunkerputt

A media guy pointed this out to him and he refuted it.  He said he's hitting his 8-iron 180, yet to be verified by shot link...  His claim is that adrenaline and heat cannot account for this.  His stock 8-iron a few years ago was 155.  Who knows what it is at this point.  I do find the continual spew of the phrase "I'm just compressing the ball so much better" funny.  He said this is different than hitting in the middle of the club, whatever that means.  Originally I thought it just meant delofted with a less negative angle of attack than he used to have.

hilarious, the next day he claimed that adrenaline and the heat was precisely the cause of him hitting his irons too far.  nice try to misrepresent his quote though.

Link to comment
Share on other sites




Originally Posted by Dad-2-3

3rd round Par 5 16th 667 yards. Shot tracker has Bubba Watson shot 1 = 415 to left fairway 243 from hole. second shot 243 yards over water to 13 feet 6 inches.

These guys are good!!


Since he missed the eagle putt, meh*.

*logic used by Phil haters to downplay his shot at The Masters.

Link to comment
Share on other sites


I'm not a 'Phil hater' or whatever you like to call it, but I don't believe that shot itself was as great as made out. It was the situation it was in that made it great. The shot itself was just a long iron from a decent lie in pinestraw. The trees weren't even in his line. The amount of people that believe that shot is great because "he hit it through the trees" baffles me. It was great because it was on the back 9 of the Masters setting up an Eagle chance.

Back on topic:

Would they ever show Luke Donald ffs. He's the world number 1 and is in contention and I haven't seen him once

Originally Posted by sean_miller

Since he missed the eagle putt, meh*.

*logic used by Phil haters to downplay his shot at The Masters.



Link to comment
Share on other sites


Whoever's directing this needs a word in their ear.

Regularly showing Kaymer who's +1 whilst completely ignoring Donald and McIlroy, both still in contention. As a WGC, I think coverage is shared between American and European networks, so I'm not sure who's in control, but it's poor it has to be said.

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Originally Posted by deasy55

I'm not a 'Phil hater' or whatever you like to call it, but I don't believe that shot itself was as great as made out.



In Phil's defense, he has said the same thing many times -- something like "it was a 6 iron, the margain for error was ennormous"......sorry for the off-topic

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Note: This thread is 3726 days old. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. If not, please start a new topic. Thank you!

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share



  • Want to join this community?

    We'd love to have you!

    Sign Up
  • Support TST Affiliates

    TourStriker PlaneMate
    Golfer's Journal
    Whoop
    SuperSpeed
    FlightScope Mevo
    Use the code "iacas" for 10% off Mevo and the code "iacasjun21" for 10% off SuperSpeed.
  • Posts

    • On what grounds? It has been mentioned here that the purpose of such swale is to collect and divert water. This is from the Definition of  Penalty Area: A penalty area is: •• Any body of water on the course (whether or not marked by the Committee), including a sea, lake, pond, river, ditch, surface drainage ditch or other open watercourse (even if not containing water), Seems pretty straightforward to me.  That means also that any water in those swales is NOT Temporary Water and the is NO free relief from them whatsoever.
    • Bogey, par, bogey x 3, par, bogey, par, bogey x 3, par, bogey x 4, par, bogey. Sorta decent round.  Extra wet ground in some places with swamp and casual water.
    • Broke 80 by shooting 72.  Also the "No 6's" challenge. (Posted this on the challenge thread also.) Thanks!
    • Shot 36-36 = 72 - 1 over on my home course. 3 birdies and 4 bogeys.  Tied PR.  Windy with slight rain. Hosted 16 members of my other club to play with 15 members of this club. Amazing day. Good score was just a bonus. 
    • Very, very quick video. Thoughts? Some questions/comments: Do you think 60° to 120° is a lot? Is there a benefit in reducing that number/rotation? Is this something you "do" or something that "happens"? What are some other PGA Tour player numbers? What do you think?
  • Today's Birthdays

    1. billymo2
      billymo2
      (29 years old)
    2. bostonboy9416
      bostonboy9416
      (21 years old)
    3. georgep
      georgep
      (58 years old)
    4. kpaulhus
      kpaulhus
      (34 years old)

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...