Cristie Kerr completes weekend comeback to win LPGA Lotte Championship

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Kerr may be the second American to win around the LPGA Tour this season, as Brittany Lincicome won the growing season-opener within the Bahamas.

“You know, on Friday morning I wasn’t playing too well after which I simply found something and could switch it on and that i just stored it going,” Kerr stated following the win. “I can’t remember 2 . 5 days once i battled with my swing feel, after which made a lot of birdies within my existence. It had been a fantastic run.”

 

 

Cristie Kerr were built with a career weekend on Oahu in Hawaii, capping off a barnstorming final two models to win the LPGA’s Lotte Championship at Ko Olina Club.

“I didn’t even consider it until once i shot 10-under (Friday) that turtles work great luck for me personally. They probably always will be. I went swimming using the turtles on Friday mid-day and that i unintentionally touched one,” she stated. “The patrols are available so you don’t harm them, however it type of swam at i and me touched it, also it really was, great luck.”

After shooting a back-nine 29 to complete off a 62 in Friday’s third round, Kerr shot 6-under 66 in Saturday to place away the 72-hole event by three shots over Lydia Ko, In-Gee Chun and Su-Yeon Jang having a tournament-record total of 20-under 268.


The previous U.S. Women’s Open champion believes she got a bit of best of luck from Nature earlier within the week.

The win is Kerr’s 19th around the LPGA, and it’s her first since using the 2015 season-ending CME Group Tour Championship.

Martin Kaymer attempted to ricochet a trouble shot from the stands…it didn&apost work

Kaymer hits his shot, attempting to ricochet the ball from the grandstands and, ideally, to the eco-friendly. The German pulls from the ricochet, however the unpredictable bounce from the metal-and-plywood structure didn’t exercise in the favor. Rather, the ball bounded in to the greenside bunker.

— Golf Funnel (@GolfChannel) April 15, 2017

Martin Kaymer found themself inside a place of bother on Saturday in the RBC Heritage.

The 2-time major champion was partly stymied behind a tree around the surprisingly difficult componen-4 ninth hole at Harbour Town Golf Links, requiring to locate a creative method of getting his second shot around the eco-friendly. Not creating a solution otherwise, Kaymer spotted the fan grandstands right from the eco-friendly and made the decision to test something quite different.


The votes have been in:AtMKaymer59 gets to be a 10/10 for creativeness. pic.twitter.com/iTcaqnQGu1

Aussie golfer plays via a lazy herd of kangaroos

Golf is a touch different around australia, in additional ways than a single.

Eventually, Tannos finds his ball and also the kangaroos provide him a window to succeed the ball. Fortunately, Tannos didn’t hit them.

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With this Aussie golfer, he experienced among the unique hazards in Lower Under golf: playing via a herd of lazy kangaroos.

It’s most likely better Tannos perform round the somewhat lethargic kangaroos than face a charging baboon like Luke Jesse did a couple of years back around the European Tour.


Greg Tannos printed his experience at  Sanctuary Point Country Club online on Thursday, where he and the playing partner need to leisurely weave their way through kangaroos, most of which are resting within the fairway while some jump around and eat.

Watch John Daly smash a drive away a beer can, then chug the beer

A barefoot Daly teed up his ball on the beer can, he then smashed that ball together with his driver, finding yourself the entire factor by chugging that beer-slash-tee in just 7 seconds.

H/T For that Win

WATCH @PGA_JohnDaly smash a ball off a beer can after which chug it. All while barefoot. #MAM2017 #myrtlebeachgolf #bossstatus pic.twitter.com/QIIik19C1S

So, Daly is at town on Monday for that annual Monday Following the Masters, that is a celebrity-driven golf tournament featuring former Hootie and also the Blowfish front man Darius Rucker, and that he displayed his capability to grip it and rip it — a person along with a beer can, at the same time.

— Myrtle Beach Golf (@MB_GolfHoliday) April 10, 2017

#SB2K17 is golf&aposs springbreak follow up that&aposs overtaking Snapchat

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In situation you’re not someone who’s hip to Snapchat and millennials, then #SB2K16 most likely wasn’t in your radar this past year. As a means of catching you up, it essentially was the colloquial term provided to a visit Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler and Smylie Kaufman required to Baker’s Bay within the Bahamas to experience shirtless golf, drink Casamigos tequila and usually unwind following a hectic first couple of several weeks from the golf season.

The trip would be a hit in many pockets of golf social networking, although the quartet had their get-off-my-lawn detractors who would like to see this option play great golf, not goof off. Fine, however that didn’t steer clear of the boys from obtaining the band together again from this year publish-Masters from heading lower in to the Caribbean.

Mr. Player, wherever you’re is really a party.

Whenever you&#39re disappointed to not be asked to #SB2K17.. alone around the beach @JordanSpieth @RickieFowler @SmylieKaufman10 @JustinThomas34 pic.twitter.com/vsPKJxIDxw


The foursome had teased growing the trip this season by inviting more and more people, including Rory McIlroy and Gary Player. Ultimately, however, it continued to be the initial four. Even though we can’t talk to McIlroy’s response to that (he’s marriage within the next couple of days, making this type of bad timing), we did listen to a disappointed Gary Player, who apparently wanted to obtain the experience.

Russell Henley&aposs Masters slam dunk forced Augusta Nat&aposl to chop a brand new cup

That damage meant Augusta National officials had to be released and also have the cup re-cut by ground staff. They removed that old cup, dug out a few of the remaining dirt and re-work. Then they place the cup liner into the ground and used some white-colored spray paint to make certain the dirt over the cup before the top seemed to be colored white-colored.

— Masters Highlights (@MastersMoments) April 9, 2017

Russell Henley required dead aim on Sunday in the componen-4 fifth within the final round from the Masters, slam-dunking his approach shot to have an bald eagle 2.


Henley was lengthy gone when the opening was fixed, however the deuce got him to at least one under on his round.

However, the ball arrived with the much speed it collided using the cup and also the flagstick, damaging the initial cup.

Marc Leishman begins Masters Sunday by having an bald eagle around the componen-4 seventh hole

Watch @marcleish hole from 149 yards for bald eagle on No. 7. #themasters pic.twitter.com/n5OReoryZe

Now, the seventh hole continues to be no. 10 handicap hole, which makes it among the simpler ones around the course. However, an bald eagle is definitely an bald eagle, and Leishman will earn a cup trophy for this.

It’s Masters Sunday, everyone! We’re likely to crown a brand new Masters champion later within the day, but, prior to the final categories of contenders jump on the program, all of those other weekend field will get your final lap around Augusta National.

— Masters Tournament (@TheMasters) April 9, 2017


Marc Leishman heated up the patrons for that roars that’ll reverberate through the property afterwards Sunday mid-day by having an bald eagle 2 around the componen-4 seventh hole.

Having a 149-yard second shot tossed toward the rear of the putting surface, Leishman hit a ball with sufficient spin to return lower the slope and roll in to the cup for any deuce. The bald eagle got Leishman to under componen for his final round.

Masters eco-friendly jacket costs six figures at auction

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jack Nicklaus has six. Tiger Forest four. Phil Mickelson three, and perhaps another come tomorrow. And you can have owned your own Augusta National eco-friendly jacket … should you have had an additional $139,000 laying around

The reply is yes, it’s real. Actually, Augusta National confirmed its authenticity, but didn’t offer anymore information beyond that. The name-tag continues to be torn out, however, many crack detective work (research into the liner) dates the jacket towards the early 1950s.

As legend has it, the jacket is discovered in 1994 in a Toronto thrift store, where it had been selling for $5. Based on Greenjacketauctions.com, in which the auction takes place, a golf fan observed the jacket and it’s telltale Masters emblem around the left-breast pocket and understood just what it was.

Putting in a bid for that jacket began at $5,000. There were 35 total bids, most arriving the ultimate moment from the auction for any one-of-a-kind piece of the very most exclusive club in the usa.

For your money, it had better be a legit Augusta National jacket, so it is and it arrives with a hell of the story.

The now infamous “Thrift Store” eco-friendly jacket was up for auction, until 8 p.m. ET Saturday. Within the final fifteen minutes, the putting in a bid went from $48,841 towards the winning bid of $139,349.

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But could it be a genuine Augusta eco-friendly jacket and, if that’s the case, whose could it have been?

Masters final round pairings and tee occasions

Charley Hoffman and Ryan Moore would be the others at 4-under total, plus they go ahead and take first tee at 2:25 p.m.

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Rickie Fowler, trailing with a shot and alone in third, will have inside a friendly pairing with Jordan Spieth, who is among three players tied for third at 4-under componen. They’re within the next-to-last group at 2:35 p.m.

2017 Masters Sunday tee occasions for Final Round 4

Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia are tied at 6-under 210, and they’ll play in Sunday’s final pairing at 2:45 p.m. Eastern time.

  • 10:05 a.m. — Ernie Els
  • 10:15 a.m. — Marc Leishman, Ray Mize
  • 10:25 a.m. — Andy Sullivan, Bernd Wiesberger
  • 10:35 a.m. — Curtis Luck (a), James Hahn
  • 10:45 a.m. — Adam Hadwin, Louis Oosthuizen
  • 10:55 a.m. — Ross Fisher, Daniel Summerhays
  • 11:05 a.m. — Kevin Kisner, Byeong-hun An
  • 11:15 a.m. — Brendan Steele, J.B. Holmes
  • 11:25 a.m. — Matt Fitzpatrick, Emiliano Grillo
  • 11:45 a.m. — Stewart Hagestad (a), Daniel Berger
  • 11:55 a.m. — Franceso Molinari, John Stuard
  • 12:05 p.m. — Marin Kaymer, Branden Elegance
  • 12:15 p.m. — Steve Stricker, Hideki Matsuyama
  • 12:25 p.m. — Jason Day, Justin Thomas
  • 12:35 p.m. — Bill Haas, Phil Mickelson
  • 12:45 p.m. — Pat Perez, Russell Henley
  • 12:55 p.m. — Brandt Snedeker, Brooks Koepka
  • 1:05 p.m. — Jason Dufner, Fred Couples
  • 1:25 p.m. — Kevin Chappell, Jimmy Master
  • 1:35 p.m. — Jon Rahm, William McGirt
  • 1:45 p.m. — Matt Kuchar, Rory McIlroy
  • 1:55 p.m. — Paul Casey, Soren Kjeldsen
  • 2:05 p.m. — Lee Westwood, Thomas Pieters
  • 2:15 p.m. — Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel
  • 2:25 p.m. — Ryan Moore, Charley Hoffman
  • 2:35 p.m. — Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler
  • 2:45 p.m. — Justin Rose, Sergio Garcia

We’ve 18 holes to visit decide a brand new Masters champion, along with a fascinating cast of figures has an opportunity to win the eco-friendly jacket.

Jordan Spieth recreates Phil Mickelson&aposs Masters miracle at 13, in contention

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Phil Mickelson’s second shot at 13 throughout the final round from the 2010 Masters is considered among the finest in tournament history. Saturday, Jordan Spieth hit nearly exactly the same shot throughout his rise the leaderboard which has vaulted him completely to second place.

A tap-in birdie at 15 managed to get 5-under, one back along with a hell of the lengthy way where he sitting Thursday evening after a dent-round 75 left him 10 strokes behind Hoffman.

Like Mickelson seven years back, Spieth missed the putt for bald eagle but did tap set for birdie. Spieth began your day at even componen, four strokes back from the lead. The birdie at 13 put him at 4-under during the day as well as in a tie for second, just two strokes back of Charley Hoffman.

A bogey at 16 moved Spieth to 4-under, where he finished. That left him two strokes behind Hoffman.

Which is the shot Spieth hit at 13 on Saturday:

As you can tell, the 2 were very nearly within the same position:

This is actually the shot Mickelson hit at 13 seven years back that basically clinched him his third eco-friendly jacket: