Angel Cabrera was ranked seventy nine in the world coming into the Masters 2009.
He incredibly won that year in a playoff over Chad Campbell and Kenny Perry. It was Masters Perry, ranked in Top 10 at the time, must have won. He guided by 2 with 2 to play and a whole gallery willing him home. He just could not get it done. He bogeyed the final 2 holes as well as opened the door for Angel in a playoff.
While most golfers on the European Tour are enjoying the sun in Abu Dhabi ahead of their tee off for the year, former world number one Luke Donald is in another bright and sunny spot in Honolulu as he readies himself to tee off at the Sony Open, targeting a return back to the top.
Sergio Garcia is extremely disappointed with Luke Donald’s absence in Euro Ryder cup this year. He has been public about his disappointment about not having Luke as his partner in the championship.
Sergio has won maximum matches with Luke in comparison to any of the Ryder Cup mates. They’re 5-1 while paired together in the fourballs & foursomes.
Paul McGinley’s decision to leave out Luke for the 2014 Ryder has raised questions from many quarters give Donald’s recent fantastic form. The Euro Ryder Cup skipper’s decision has undoubtedly hurt Donald as well.
PGA Tour star Steve Stricker’s older brother Scott Stricker passed away on 4th October at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. Scott was born on 16th April 1963 in Edgerton and attended Edgerton High School and graduated in the Class of 1981.
Scott was a member of the Central Lutheran Church in Edgerton and worked at Nelson Young Lumber Company in Edgerton for many years. He lived at Cambridge and died at the age of 51.
This season’s Ryder Cup finale can very well be between Phil Mickelson and Rory Mcllroy, the odds being in Mickelson’s favor.
Injuries seem elevated this season in the golf course and apparently professional German golfer, Martin Kaymer is no exception.
Kaymer displayed great finesse during the Players Championship as well s the U.S. Open, offered viewers and fans, an assorted platter of straight winning streak however this success was not to last long when he started showing signs of errors at tournaments after. A close acquaintance of Kaymer has revealed of his shoulder injury that exhibited nagging pain and mistakes that made supporters disheartened.
Cub Swanson’s fans must be in a great mood of late as their favorite fighter came up with a remarkable win beating Jeremy Stephens at a very amusing UFC Main fight.
After the 2nd round of the fight, Swanson asked his coach (Jackson) on whether he would work to turn the things up.
“He said, I would like that”, said Swanson while stressing on his conversations with coach Greg during the fight.
Whilst most of the golf world is mourning given Tiger Woods’ absence from the 2014 Masters, his peer Matt Kuchar has a different take on the issue. In a recent interview, the 2012 Player Champ is of the opinion that the news of Woods’ surgery is anything but serious.
Woods sustained a bad back injury recently that has forced him to stay out of Golf Masters 2014 at Augusta.
Justin Rose, the reigning US Open champion has stated that the tendinitis problem in his right shoulder that has been troubling him for quite some time is close to being fully healed and he hopes it will be fully healed by the time the Masters event tees off in a few weeks’ time in April.
Speaking to the media before tee off at the World Golf Championship – Cadillac Championship, Rose stated that he took one week off from training as he looks ahead to the Masters. He mentioned that the shoulder injury has not eased off fully but it is on its way to being healed.
The Atlantic storms off late hurled a heavy blow on many golf courses. Two of the most damaged names are Rosses Point & Doonbeg golf clubs. Albeit some of the clubs were able to stand against the coastal erosion given their “rock armour” defense mechanism yet these two clubs were not so fortunate.
The “rock armour” defense helps to limit the damage, restricting the fallout to mere debris, rocks and litter-nothing which the old-fashioned manual cleanup can’t sort out.