March 4th, 2014
By Martin Dempster, The Scotsman
Unlike either Rory McIlroy or Tiger Woods, Russell Knox found the Honda Classic an uplifting experience as the 28-year-old signaled his intent to join the handful of Scots – Sandy Lyle, Ken Brown and Martin Laird – in the modern era to win on the PGA Tour.
“Almost did it,” wrote Knox on Twitter of a brave effort at Palm Beach Gardens, where he courageously holed a nine-foot par putt on the 72nd hole to secure his place in a four-man play-off that was won at the first extra hole by American Russell Henley. “More importantly, I found out I can.”
It was a career-best effort in 44 starts from Knox on the US circuit, though certainly not a flash in the pan. Since earning his card for the second time in three seasons, the Inverness man – he moved to America in 2004 to
attend Jacksonville University on a golf scholarship and is now a US citizen – has made eight out of ten cuts and finished in the top 30 each time.
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February 18th, 2014
By Matthew Knight, CNN
Henrik Stenson’s accountant must be grinning from ear to ear after the Swedes’s incredible winning streak last year. But the world No. 3 isn’t getting carried away.
“Like someone said: ‘Money is only paper,’ right? It’s not really going to make you much more happy or extremely sad if you lose a bit,” Stenson says.
Easy to say, perhaps, after netting a cool $20 million in prize money in 2013.
But it’s not the fiscal peaks that have helped shape the 37-year-old’s apparently easy-going attitude to money as much as one spectacular loss.
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February 13th, 2014
By Golf Channel Digital
Jason Bohn has been elected the 2014 Chairman of the Player Advisory Council, it was announced Monday by the PGA Tour.
The 16-member PAC advises and consults with the PGA Tour Policy Board and commissioner Tim Finchem on issues affecting the Tour.
Bohn, a two-time PGA Tour winner, succeeds Jim Furyk on the Policy Board in 2015 and will serve a three-year term (2015-17) as a Player Director along with current Policy Board membersHarrison Frazar, Bo Van Pelt and Mark Wilson.
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