Around The Links: Keegan Bradley Breaks Course Record

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May 10, 2013; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA; Keegan Bradley putts for birdie on the 16th green in the second round at TPC Sawgrass – Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports

Holes ‘looked huge’

Sporting a “playoff beard”, Keegan Bradley fired a course record -10 under par 60 in the first round of The HP Byron Nelson Championship at TPC Four Seasons Resort on Thursday morning.

“It was rare to match up a ball-striking day and make everything (putting-wise),” Bradley said.

“It never happens, probably a couple of times, and it happened today. The hole looked huge. Even the putts I missed almost went in, and that’s when you know you’re putting really well.”

Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry fly Irish flag

2010 US Open Champion, Graeme McDowell, and Shane Lowry lead the Northern Ireland contingent into Bulgaria for The European Tour’s Volvo Match Play Championships. McDowell was defeated last year at Thracian Cliffs Golf and Beach Resort in Kavarna, Bulgaria to Nicolas Colsaerts. Lowery defeated Rory McIlroy in the first round of the WGC Match Play Championships at Dove Mountain back in February.

The saga that will not die: Tiger didn’t really lie, he was just confused

May 11, 2013; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA; Tiger Woods (right) shakes hands with Sergio Garcia on the first tee in the third round of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass – Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports

Even though it’s been almost a week since the incident with Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia at the second hole happened, the press just won’t let it die. Like Stephanie Wei, at, I’m ready to move on. In fact, although the incident seemed to bother Sergio, I think Tiger is over it as well.


Lexi Thompson shares lead at Mobile Bay LPGA Classic

Eighteen year-old Lexi Thompson shot a -7 under par on Thursday morning to get a share of the lead at The Mobile Bay LPGA Classic. The youngster from Coral Gables, Florida shares the first round lead with Eun-Hee Ji at the Robert Trent Jones course near Mobile.

Thompson finished second last year to defending champion, Stacy Lewis on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex.


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