Arena The PGA Thread

Discussion in 'Community' started by Zaz, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. Juliet316 Chosen One

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  2. heels1785 Jedi Draft Commissioner

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    I don't expect Tiger to play this year, maybe half of next. Coming back from back surgery is about as complicated as it gets for a golfer, it sounds like - and knowing his standards, he's not coming back to miss cuts and finish in the top 20 on good days. I think he'd rather quit than not be able to compete for majors.
  3. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Looks like Mickelson's being investigated for insider trading.
  4. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Kaymer of Germany wins the US Open.
  5. heels1785 Jedi Draft Commissioner

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    Kaymer is, by all accounts, a classy and humble guy. It was a dominant performance.
  6. RX_Sith C&G Game Host

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  7. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Anybody remember Michelle Wie? The former child golf prodigy that was supposed to be the female Tiger Woods? Years later, nearing 30, she finally wins her first major at the LPGA US Open.
  8. MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper

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    She's 24. At that age Tiger had won 2 majors.

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  9. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    My mistake. I could have sworn one of the sports announcers say she was nearly 30.
  10. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Rory McIlroy won the Open Championship.
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    that's the 3rd out of the 4 majors now. Masters to go. if he gets that he'll be only the 6th pgolfer (i think) in history to achieve it. this kid be good
  12. heels1785 Jedi Draft Commissioner

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    Really good. I think the year Charl Schwartzel won the Masters, Rory was up a few going into the final round - could have been his first major, now it will be his last.

    He has a great style of play for Augusta, I think he'll win there very soon.
  13. epic Ex Mod / RSA

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    yeah i remember watching that final round, he did so well to pick himself up after that and go on and win the very next major.
  14. Juliet316 Chosen One

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    Rory has won the PGA Championship.
  16. heels1785 Jedi Draft Commissioner

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    Such a great year for Rory. I'm hoping he gets the Masters next year.
  17. DarthIntegral Chosen One

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    My God, the Ryder Cup is like the best idea in sports. Even if the USA have no hope.
  18. halibut Chosen One

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    Great day for Europe. Lovely to steal that half-point right at the death :p 7-1 up on the Foursomes. Incredible!

    Tomorrow will be great! Not unknown at all for a team 10-6 down on the penultimate day to sneak a half-point win on the singles.
  19. yankee8255 Force Ghost

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    For a long time, the US ruled at the singles, and it was just a question of whether the European's lead was big enough going in. Not sure if that's the case anymore?
  20. heels1785 Jedi Draft Commissioner

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    At Valhalla, the US dominated in singles - not sure if they have since. Certainly not in 2012 - Europe is just so much more talented than the Americans at this point, don't expect any comeback this year.
  21. halibut Chosen One

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    Seems a one-sided card
  22. yankee8255 Force Ghost

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    If you look at the current world rankings, Europe certainly have a very strong Top 4-5, but the US has somewhat better depth, so overall it's somewhat of a wash. But Europe has excelled at the two pairs formats played Friday and Saturday for years, meaning the US has almost always gone into the singles behind. Back when the US were clearly superior man-for-man, they could make up the difference, but it was alot of pressure. Now that Europe has caught up, and maybe surpassed the US, on an individual level, it's almost impossible, and the pressure is almost insurmoutable. The US really need to figure out how to play the pairs formats better if they want to have a chance. Of course, they did that 2 years ago and then lost on Sunday ...