March 28th, 2014
By Ewan Murray
If the age-old parlance is correct and bookmakers are never wrong, Henrik Stenson is among a cluster of 25-1 shots for the Masters. It clearly has not been lost on those smart characters who compile odds that the Swede has endured a low-key start to 2014 having completed last year in stunning touch.
“I hope you didn’t go all in,” Stenson says, with typical dry humour when reminded of his earlier betting prominence. His character remains arguably the most engaging and likable in golf.
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March 21st, 2014
By PGA Tour
Ian Poulter hosts his third Charity Classic at his home course in Lake Nona, FL raising money for Dreamflight Childrens Charity in this feature from “Inside the PGA TOUR”.
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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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