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Lol Rory. Iron off the opening tee out of bounds. 3 off the tee into the left rough, 4th shot pulled into into left rough, unplayable penalty drop. Now playing his sixth shot.

oscar bravo, Thursday, 18 July 2019 09:20 (three months ago) link

Good pitch. 7 feet left for an opening triple bogey.

oscar bravo, Thursday, 18 July 2019 09:21 (three months ago) link

Missed. Quad City.

oscar bravo, Thursday, 18 July 2019 09:24 (three months ago) link

I like Rory but it will never not be hilarious when the media decides to concentrate all its energies on one athlete or team only for them to fall flat on their faces at the first hurdle - sometimes literally.

Orpheus Knutt (Tom D.), Thursday, 18 July 2019 09:31 (three months ago) link

Lol what a wasteman

xyzzzz__, Thursday, 18 July 2019 10:18 (three months ago) link

Duval matched Rory's eight and followed it with a... THIRTEEN? Though I don't trust my score app as it told me Garcia had eagled for a share of the lead a while ago and that wasn't true.

Michael Jones, Thursday, 18 July 2019 11:27 (three months ago) link

Rory with the 4 putt at the 16th including 3 from less than 3 feet.
Course seems p volatile, birdies available but doubles and triples aplenty also.

Nice to see Lowry leading and Kiradech with a bogey free 68.
Koepka koepkaing his way round like it's a Monday evening knockabout with friends.
Not convinced Jordan can keep it out of the long stuff from the tee enough for the week but his putting and pitching game is back to his stellar best, going well at the moment.

oscar bravo, Thursday, 18 July 2019 14:00 (three months ago) link

Rory carves it at 18 and finishes with a triple. 79 . +8. Jesus.

oscar bravo, Thursday, 18 July 2019 14:26 (three months ago) link

One quad, one triple, one double. Bingo!

oscar bravo, Thursday, 18 July 2019 14:27 (three months ago) link

Duval shot 90 and Adam Scott 78 (didn't see that coming)

oscar bravo, Thursday, 18 July 2019 14:32 (three months ago) link

Kinda sad for Rory

big city slam (Spottie), Thursday, 18 July 2019 14:32 (three months ago) link

lol Westwood at -1

xyzzzz__, Thursday, 18 July 2019 15:38 (three months ago) link

spiethery going on right now. birdie-birdie-eagle-birdie

oscar bravo, Friday, 19 July 2019 09:56 (three months ago) link

trying to ignore the fact that jb holmes is leading. couldn't abide either he or matt kuchar winning.

rahm greenside in 2 shots with a lie so good he could putt it, walks off with a 7. no wind good scores.

oscar bravo, Friday, 19 July 2019 10:05 (three months ago) link

Westwood on -7 is it

xyzzzz__, Friday, 19 July 2019 15:38 (three months ago) link

he's going to do this to us again isn't he

dynamicinterface, Friday, 19 July 2019 16:09 (three months ago) link

Rory on +6 fuck knows why he hasn't thrown a sickie

xyzzzz__, Friday, 19 July 2019 16:22 (three months ago) link

some dude with massive glasses is leading now. i will root for him

imago, Friday, 19 July 2019 17:09 (three months ago) link

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUzIFDdWsAIp7xa.jpg

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Friday, 19 July 2019 17:17 (three months ago) link

can ronan start posting again pls

imago, Saturday, 20 July 2019 19:19 (three months ago) link

or deems get into golf idk

imago, Saturday, 20 July 2019 19:19 (three months ago) link

but yeah, lowry is a giant with the hands of a clockmaker

imago, Saturday, 20 July 2019 19:25 (three months ago) link

Weather forecast for today is, uh, interesting.

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 09:16 (three months ago) link

im into golf!

phil neville jacket (darraghmac), Sunday, 21 July 2019 09:17 (three months ago) link

thoughts on yerman?

imago, Sunday, 21 July 2019 09:18 (three months ago) link

rooney

phil neville jacket (darraghmac), Sunday, 21 July 2019 09:59 (three months ago) link

but good

phil neville jacket (darraghmac), Sunday, 21 July 2019 09:59 (three months ago) link

twc (the white cabrera)

imago, Sunday, 21 July 2019 10:38 (three months ago) link

Some pretty good scoring already today. Rain and wind hasn't kicked in yet though.

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 11:41 (three months ago) link

Have so much envy about how Tommy Fleetwood hits his irons. So pure.

oscar bravo, Sunday, 21 July 2019 13:13 (three months ago) link

Two pretty poor birdie attempts by him on the first two holes though.

oscar bravo, Sunday, 21 July 2019 13:16 (three months ago) link

Rickie out of bounds at the first thus a double bogey followed by three straight birdies.

oscar bravo, Sunday, 21 July 2019 13:22 (three months ago) link

Man Fleetwood's putter is stone cold. This could be over fast.

oscar bravo, Sunday, 21 July 2019 13:26 (three months ago) link

BBC is showing 3 hours solid of netball at the same time as the conclusion of the Open is on. Not too happy about that, to be honest. Not too happy.

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 15:58 (three months ago) link

stream. or channel anyone

phil neville jacket (darraghmac), Sunday, 21 July 2019 16:43 (three months ago) link

Radio.

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 16:47 (three months ago) link

JB Holmes +14 for the day. Ouch.

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 16:50 (three months ago) link

cricfree

phil neville jacket (darraghmac), Sunday, 21 July 2019 16:59 (three months ago) link

Cool, I can see the last hole at least.

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 17:03 (three months ago) link

Easy peasy in the end.

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 17:13 (three months ago) link

crowd was pretty quiet on that stream i presume a quirk of the coverage

phil neville jacket (darraghmac), Sunday, 21 July 2019 17:17 (three months ago) link

Anything but quiet on the radio!

Arthur Lowe & Love (Tom D.), Sunday, 21 July 2019 17:21 (three months ago) link

Grats to lowry he owned it. Everyone else choked at least once.

big city slam (Spottie), Monday, 22 July 2019 00:02 (three months ago) link

For the second time this year an imperious last round performance from Jin Young Ko to win a major. She makes it look so easy (even in tough conditions). Felt sorry for Hoo Ji for getting a horrendous plugged lie right under the lip of the bunker at 14 which led to a triple and her falling out of the lead. Hope the weather stays fair for the British Open at Woburn this week.

oscar bravo, Monday, 29 July 2019 11:00 (three months ago) link

That was one of the greatest final days play that I've ever seen! Hinako Shibuno wins on her major debut at 20 years old in her first tournament outside of Japan. Just incredible play and smiling all the way round every round. Salas played a great final round and was unlucky not to make a play off. Also Jin Young Ko only 2 shots off the winning score which would have been her third major victory this year, she is such an incredible player especially on Sundays.

Wish I could emulate Shibuno's swing but given that she's double jointed and her left arms bends the wrong way at address and takeaway I've got no chance.

oscar bravo, Monday, 5 August 2019 10:39 (three months ago) link

iyo how long before they can run a proper mixed tournament with more or less equal chances? thinking short (by men's standards) but difficult holes etc. or is it just as stupid to compare men's and women's golf as it is for other sports

imago, Monday, 5 August 2019 11:37 (three months ago) link

They had an event this year. I think it was either in Jordan or omam, I'm not sure. It was for ladies european tour players, senior European tour players and challenge tour ( level below regularEuropean tour). They did some equations based on average drive length of the respective tours and determined the tee boxes accordingly. A challenge tour guy won iirc but a woman was second and the top 20 had plenty of each grouping. The Australian LPGA/euro event at the start of the season has 2 separate events equal prize money same course where the groupings are alternate, 3 women tee off then 3 men etc. I think Celine Bouiter won the women's section.

Not sure how feasible the Jordan event is going forward cos there will always be arguments about how equal the hole length is etc. Would like to see a high profile mixed doubles event on the PGA or European tour though for sure.

oscar bravo, Monday, 5 August 2019 13:19 (three months ago) link

Would like to know how much of the prize money for the Open comes from the TV rights, because now that the R&A runs the British Open for women it should sell the rights as a package with the men's and split the prize money equally, but I would guess they would argue that the prize fund comes from additional sources too.

oscar bravo, Monday, 5 August 2019 13:23 (three months ago) link

wife and i were sitting at a bar eating lunch and caught the last two holes by chance. we were both chuckling at shibuno's (very charming) goofiness, like literally joking about how she was acting like she had never been in a big tournament before i googled her and found out....she had never been in a big tournament. then she turned out to be a stone cold assassin on that winning 20-footer. what an awesome story.

call all destroyer, Monday, 5 August 2019 15:46 (three months ago) link

two months pass...

hideki has p much eliminated the pause at the top of his backswing...my world is all askew.

jordan's swing is looking way better with the driver compared to the last 2 years.

brooks on his 'rivalry' with rory - "there is no rivalry. rory hasn't won a major since i've been on tour". Ouch.

oscar bravo, Friday, 18 October 2019 06:31 (three weeks ago) link


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