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OFFICIAL: 2008 Northern Trust (Nissan) Open Thread


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This is the OFFICIAL 2008 Northern Trust (Nissan) Open thread. At the historic Riviera CC in Los Angeles.

Northern Trust Open
Monday Feb 11 – Sunday Feb 17, 2008
Riviera Country Club · Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Purse: $6,200,000 Winning Share: $1,116,000
FedExCup Points: 25,000
http://www.northerntrustopen.com


All things about and through the tournament. There is no need each week to have ten different threads pretaining about a tournament.
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kevin na has two 4th place finishes so far. i expect/want him to do well
looking at chIII's finishes so far.. a win would not be surprising. 3 top 25's (1 top 10) as well as an mdf
as long as mickelson doesn't pull another 11, he has a good shot
also i'm really pulling for anthony kim
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Not looking too good for my man Adam Scott, but Luke Donald had a good round today (-3). I thinl the field is very stond this year, lots of young talent. I was dissapointed to see Jonathan Byrd pull out, though.

Looking forward to a great tournament!
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i think this week is the return of john daly -2

I'd love to see that. But he had a couple great rounds last season, only to crater shortly afterwards.

I'd LOVE to see him win a tournament.
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So, in typical Phil fashion, after making a 40 foot putt off the fringe for bird on #5, he follows that with a 5 foot par miss on #6. . . sheesh.

64 today for Phil. -10 for the tournament. Birdied 17 and the super difficult 18th coming in.
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