Kauai, HI (SportsNetwork.com) – FACTS AND STATAS: Course Architect: Robert
Trent Jones Jr. (1987, 1990), Renovation by Jones Jr. (January 2011-March
2012). Year Opened: November 1987 and August 1990. Location: Kauai, Hawaii.
Slope: 140. Rating: 76.2. Par: 72. Yardage: 7,378.
1 – Par 4 448 Yds 10 – Par 5 588 Yds
2 – Par 5 597 Yds 11 – Par 3 187 Yds
3 – Par 3 192 Yds 12 – Par 4 390 Yds
4 – Par 5 554 Yds 13 – Par 4 continue
Ben Martin won the Shriners Open last week and now the tour is heading to Sea Island, Georgia for the McGladrey Classic. It’ll be a weak field again although a number of great golfers will be in the mix including Kuchar, Simpson, Johnson and Watney.
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This week Matt Kuchar and Webb Simpson are the two favorites to win the tournament. It wouldn’t surprise me to see another long shot win the event in Georgia. There are a number of interesting selections based on course form that continue
London, England (SportsNetwork.com) – The European Tour announced the early
portion of its 2014-15 international schedule on Monday. The early slate
includes a pair of new tournaments.
The season will kick off in December with a pair of traditional events in
South Africa, the Nedbank Challenge and the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Once the calendar flips to 2015, the South African Open begins the schedule on
January 8. The traditional desert swing with two events in the United Arab
Emirates and one continue
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Ben Martin and Mikko Ilonen both won
over the weekend and made big jumps in this week’s world rankings.
Martin won the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and jumped from
88th to 58th. Ilonen won the Volvo World Match Play Championship on the
European Tour and climbed from 52nd to 37th in the new rankings.
Despite several of the top-20 players competing in the Match Play event, there
was little change in the rankings. Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott remained Nos. 1
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Las Vegas is a city full of bright
lights that can distract you. The brightest lights on a golf course are the
Ben Martin doesn’t like to look at those leaderboards, though. In the final
round on Sunday at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Martin caught a
glimpse of one leaderboard after he bogeyed the eighth hole, and that was
enough for him.
“I was nervous enough without looking at the scoreboard, so I didn’t have to
think about anything else,” Martin said.
He did the right thing and let his caddie watch continue