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Golf Talk - 4/2/2018 10:57:06 AM   
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With Tiger making his return to The Masters , I'm sure golf talk will be popular.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/5/2018 1:23:37 PM   
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With Tiger making his return to The Masters , I'm sure golf talk will be popular.


Huge hype

3 over through 12.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/5/2018 2:00:38 PM   
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I see ESPN.com Whored themselves out for the "tiger return"

CAN TIGER WIN A FIFTH GREEN JACKET

Another day like this and it'll be can he make he cut?

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/5/2018 2:18:33 PM   
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RE: Golf Talk - 4/5/2018 4:51:07 PM   
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It's amazing the sport survived without him.
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RE: Golf Talk - 4/6/2018 7:52:02 AM   
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Anybody else enjoy Sergio's 13 on 15? It was kind of tin cup-ish even though he moved closer after the 1st water ball.

That green is unfair.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/6/2018 2:08:47 PM   
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Anybody else enjoy Sergio's 13 on 15? It was kind of tin cup-ish even though he moved closer after the 1st water ball.

That green is unfair.


It was fun to watch. The TV guys had no clue what to say after a couple of them went in the drink

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/6/2018 3:10:40 PM   
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Patrick Reed and Marc Lieshman are both 5 under with McIlroy and Spieth one shot back. Tiger is a mere 9 shots off the pace, but still under the cutoff with a shot to spare. He's baaaaaaaaaack.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/6/2018 3:55:17 PM   
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Reed is on fire. Now -8 and 3 strokes up on the nearest competition.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/6/2018 4:10:30 PM   
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Tiger has now used up that stroke to spare. One more and he misses the cut.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/8/2018 10:04:09 PM   
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Nice win by Reed! AKA Captain America. Spieth and Fowler made it interesting, Rory was a non-factor.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/9/2018 11:27:18 AM   
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As most know, I have a pretty cynical view of golf as a sport. I do have to admit, the Masters was pretty intriguing this year. Patrick Reed didn't seem to be an odds makers' or even fan favorite, but he outplayed the field and answered everyone of a series of challenges the last 2 days. Once he took the lead it seemed like one big name after another charged up the leader board and he didn't wilt under the pressure. He didn't pull a Norman.

What baffles me is that the PGA talking heads seemed disappointed that he won. I thought it was pretty obvious on the wrap up show that they would rather have been talking about Tiger, Rory, Spieth or just about any other of the big names. The best thing I heard about Reed was a grudging "well I guess the guy, who played the best, won."

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/9/2018 11:48:54 AM   
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Many consider Patrick Reed a villain: many stud golfers came from University of Georgia when he was a Freshman as he basically skipped his senior year of high school:

http://www.businessinsider.com/patrick-reed-past-golf-villain-2018-4
http://www.golf.com/knockdown/2018/04/08/masters-patrick-reed-estranged-family-complex-mix-emotions
http://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id/23083108/masters-2018-patrick-reed-brushes-aside-pressure-win-first-major-championship
https://www.cbssports.com/golf/news/masters-2018-leader-patrick-reed-wasnt-allowed-to-wear-traditional-red-during-final-round/

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/9/2018 11:58:22 AM   
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I became a Reed fan when he went against Rory in the Ryder Cup. That was Epic.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/9/2018 12:35:45 PM   
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I became a Reed fan when he went against Rory in the Ryder Cup. That was Epic.


I have to admit on Sunday both my favorites ended up 1 & 2....Reed was the man at the Ryder Cup. I just like Fowler as he is the opposite of Reed .....he would hand the football to the ref after scoring a TD....I like both ends of the spectrum.

As big of a villain some make Reed to be he didn't say anything after Saturday....Rory was doing all the talking and Reed was watching the Golf Channel getting himself ready....then he kicked Rory's butt on the course again Sunday.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/11/2018 12:01:22 PM   
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Was enjoying the Reed show for awhile
Starting to wonder now if he's a nut job ....
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RE: Golf Talk - 4/11/2018 1:26:39 PM   
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Was enjoying the Reed show for awhile
Starting to wonder now if he's a nut job ....


Pretty damn weird that his wife had his parents escorted away from US Open last year.....I think his parents are nut jobs.

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RE: Golf Talk - 4/11/2018 3:43:52 PM   
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Was enjoying the Reed show for awhile
Starting to wonder now if he's a nut job ....


Pretty damn weird that his wife had his parents escorted away from US Open last year.....I think his parents are nut jobs.


Typically, someone doesn't cut off all contact with a family like without some major trauma in the past.

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