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Wow I can't believe I just won.  This is great! I will try to post the pictures of the driver once I get it. Thank you TST!

Not sure but I'm playing for sure.  Got to buy those tickets and see if my luck continues.

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Paul Lawrie (Scotland - major champ) is skipping the tournament to focus on Ryder Cup qualification.

Peter Lawrie (Ireland) is in the field, not sure if has played a Major in the US before, the only logic in picking him is an Irishman always wins the US Open! ;)


whoops! lol

seems like if you had a good finish at the US Open it would help you in Ryder Cup standings... No???

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Originally Posted by True the Jag

Tiger Woods 279 (-1)

Rickie Fowler 278 (-2)

Sang-Moon Bae 280 (E)

(Just for fun, not 18)

Cutline will be 147 (+7)

Runners-Up will be one of:

Sang-Moon Bae 281 (+1) to Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods 279 (-1) to Rickie Fowler

Lee Westwood 280 (E) to Sang-Moon Bae in a playoff

No way woods runners up to rickie? just two weeks ago rickie crumbled in Tigers presence and you can bet if Tigers in a spot to be runner up he will be intimidating as hell and I dont think rickie can handle that yet.

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Originally Posted by Pakoh

whoops! lol

seems like if you had a good finish at the US Open it would help you in Ryder Cup standings... No???

His logic is that his record in the US Open's that he has played is poor and he would miss time on the European Tour. His only hope of getting in the team is the European Tour rankings rather than the OWGR bit.

But, he has played really well this year, a win and a couple of other high finshes - tied 2nd at Wentworth, I think, so has a good chance of qualifying that way. Prize money from the American majors is recognised for Race to Dubai and the European Ryder Cup list. All a bit strange.

Personally, I think his head is full of porridge - if you have a chance to play a US Open you take it. I think Kenny Perry skipped our Open to ensure he got to play the Ryder Cup in his home state of Kentucky.

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