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Tiger is the biggest jerk in the world. Doesnt deserve the gallery he gets. He smiled one time through out his round. And it was when he came out of the port-a-potty 2min before his teetime. Johnny Vegas tossed me a ball though!

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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'v

Tiger's old swing wins at Tiger's old favorite stomping ground with Tiger's old caddy.

anyway else get annoyed with the constant barrage of useless "quips" from the crowd? the dudes constantly screaming "get in the hole" are just morons and have the slight twang of accent that ma

Back to not talking about caddies......

Was again dissapointed in the US golfers in this tournament.  Glad to see Rickie Fowler have a good final round, but really thought Watney, Stricker, Gary Woodland or Lucas Glover may have been better contenders.  Didn't expect Bubba, DJ, or Phil to do much with those narrow fairways and only 2 par 5's.

Not shocked to see McIlroy, Luke Donald, or Westwood in the top 10......again.

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Originally Posted by cajuntexan00

Was again dissapointed in the US golfers in this tournament.  Glad to see Rickie Fowler have a good final round, but really thought Watney, Stricker, Gary Woodland or Lucas Glover may have been better contenders.  Didn't expect Bubba, DJ, or Phil to do much with those narrow fairways and only 2 par 5's.


One would have thought that Congressional was an ideal course for American golfers to shine, and the only Americans in the top ten were Robert Garrigus and Kevin Chappell. Fowler was the only American with a chance to win at Firestone, and the other two Americans in the top ten (Zach Johnson and David Toms) were two guys you wouldn't think would do well on this kind of layout. It's not a good sign for the USA brigade in Atlanta, since Congressional, Firestone, and Atlanta Athletic Club are three very similar courses.

Strangely enough, there were plenty of American flags on the leaderboard at Royal St. George's. Go figure.

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OK, once again ... for such a rule happy sport, makes no sense why golf doesn't mandate players must use the same tool for the job on the greens.    The mechanics of a belly putter are quite different from a conventional putter.       The guys that travel with them have to have a separate hard case for their putters - they don't even fit in the golf bag - that alone should be enough to ban the dastardly contraptions from the face of the earth ...

Originally Posted by shades9323

That is a terrible reason to not be a fan.



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Originally Posted by inthehole

OK, once again ... for such a rule happy sport, makes no sense why golf doesn't mandate players must use the same tool for the job on the greens.    The mechanics of a belly putter are quite different from a conventional putter.       The guys that travel with them have to have a separate hard case for their putters - they don't even fit in the golf bag - that alone should be enough to ban the dastardly contraptions from the face of the earth ...


If you're going to mandate one shaft length, then you might as well mandate one head shape, too. Back and through, how is that so different? The standard length for a belly putter is 43", how long is your driver?

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I'm getting tired of people hyping Rickie Fowler to death. Let him win a regular season event first. Then I will stick the constant major talk. I still see him as the 5th best of the "younger generation", behind Rory, Jason, Ryo and Matteo. And my opinion won't be changing until he actually puts 4 rounds together and wins.

(I'm not talking about you FowlPlay personally, but rather all the Rickie Fowler hype machine people out there)

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Rickie moving his way up. I can't see why he wouldn't win a big one next year. Although I am hoping it's this weekend.



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Originally Posted by deasy55

I'm getting tired of people hyping Rickie Fowler to death. Let him win a regular season event first. Then I will stick the constant major talk. I still see him as the 5th best of the "younger generation", behind Rory, Jason, Ryo and Matteo. And my opinion won't be changing until he actually puts 4 rounds together and wins.

(I'm not talking about you FowlPlay personally, but rather all the Rickie Fowler hype machine people out there)



No one here is hyping him, he's played well as of late. He's a good pick - I would pick him over Matteo any day.

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Read the last thing I said

And I'm sure I've seen a few people hyping him here anyway.

Rickie before Matteo? Certainly on current form...but overall? Each to their own, I guess.

Originally Posted by Kieran123

No one here is hyping him



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Originally Posted by Kieran123

No one here is hyping him, he's played well as of late. He's a good pick - I would pick him over Matteo any day.


Agreed. I don't care about the clothes or the hair, he's consistently playing good golf and if he keeps playing good golf he's going to win soon.

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i dont smile very much on the course.. does that make me the biggest jerk in the world :(

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Tiger is the biggest jerk in the world. Doesnt deserve the gallery he gets. He smiled one time through out his round. And it was when he came out of the port-a-potty 2min before his teetime. Johnny Vegas tossed me a ball though!



im a fan of the broomstick/long putter, they just look ugly.

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Ryo is over-rated IMO. He is a great golfer, but over-rated.

Originally Posted by deasy55

I'm getting tired of people hyping Rickie Fowler to death. Let him win a regular season event first. Then I will stick the constant major talk. I still see him as the 5th best of the "younger generation", behind Rory, Jason, Ryo and Matteo. And my opinion won't be changing until he actually puts 4 rounds together and wins.

(I'm not talking about you FowlPlay personally, but rather all the Rickie Fowler hype machine people out there)



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Originally Posted by shades9323

Ryo is over-rated IMO. He is a great golfer, but over-rated.

?  He's 19 years old....Competed at the Bridgestone till Sunday and has 11 wins on the Japan Tour....Shot 58 last year.

What were you doing at 19?


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If Rickie was wearing Dustin Johnson clothes I think he would have received 1/3 of attention he has now! :D

Originally Posted by deasy55

I'm getting tired of people hyping Rickie Fowler to death. Let him win a regular season event first. Then I will stick the constant major talk. I still see him as the 5th best of the "younger generation", behind Rory, Jason, Ryo and Matteo. And my opinion won't be changing until he actually puts 4 rounds together and wins.

(I'm not talking about you FowlPlay personally, but rather all the Rickie Fowler hype machine people out there)



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