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Added June 23rd, 2015 by Ian

Jordan Spieth takes U.S. Open by single stroke

American golfer Jordan Spieth won his second major tournament of the year on June 21 when he captured the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in Washington. The 21-year-old had already won the Masters in 2015. Spieth came up with a one-under par 69 on the final round to give him five under for the four-day tournament and he won it by just one stroke over Dustin Johnson of America and Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa who tied for second place. Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, the top-ranked golfer in the world, finished the event at par.

Spieth still has a shot at becoming the first ever golfer to win all four of the majors during a calendar year. In addition, he’s now the youngest player to capture the U.S. Open since back in 1923 when Bobby Jones did it. He’s the sixth golfer to win the U.S. Open and Masters in the same year and is the fourth youngest to triumph in two majors. While he showed steady hands on the course, Spieth happened to drop the lid off of the trophy soon after he was handed it.

 
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Added April 13th, 2015 by Ian

Jordan Spieth equals Masters record

Twenty-one-year-old golfer Jordan Spieth of Dallas, Texas won the Masters golf tournament in fine fashion in Augusta, Georgia on April 12 as he finished the event with an 18 under par 270. The score ties the record set by Tiger Woods back in 1997 and Spieth ended up winning the green jacket tournament by four strokes over Justin Rose of England and Phil Mickelson of America. Spieth wert into the fourth and final round with a four-shot lead and that was all he needed to ensure the victory.

Woods was also just 21 years old when he won the Masters for his first major with a score of -18,but was just a few months younger than Spieth. Woods has won the Masters four times during his career, but he never led the event from wire to wire like Spieth did. Spieth is now the fifth player to lead the tournament from start to finish and the first to achieve the feat since 1976 when Raymond Floyd did it. He got off to a great start in the first round by shooting an eight-under 64 and he never looked back.

 
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Added August 19th, 2014 by Ian

Honest PGA golfer Cameron Tringale hands back $53,000 in prize money

American golfer Cameron Tringale tied for 33rd place at the recent USA PGA Championship at the Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville, Kentucky and took home $53,000 in winnings as well as 37 FedEx Cup points. However, a week after the tournament had ended he handed the money back as he felt he should have had another stroke added to his final score. The 26-year-old Tringale said he actually missed a putt on the par-three 11th hole in the final round at Valhalla.

Tringale added that he whiffed the tap-in putt and instead of being credited with a bogey four, he should actually have been charged five shots. Tringale contacted the America PGA and told them what happened on the hole. He claimed that his putter swung over top of the ball while approaching the hole before he tapped it in from three inches away. He said he swung over the ball it should have been recorded as an additional stroke.

 
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Added July 21st, 2014 by Ian

McIlroy’s dad cashes in 500-1 bet when son Rory wins British Open

Gerry McIlroy, the father of golfer Rory McIlroy, cashed in big time when his son won the British Open at Royal Liverpool on July 20. Is seems McIlroy senior knew his son was a very special golfer as far back as 10 years ago. This is when he and three of his pals placed a combined 400 pound bet on Rory winning the British Open by the time he reached the age of 26. The four men made the wager at odds of 500 to 1 back in 2004 and the paid off when the Northern Irishman won the Claret Jug at the age of 25.

 
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Added June 17th, 2014 by Ian

Martin Kaymer goes wire to wire at U.S. Open

 
Added September 27th, 2012 by Chalk

Rory McIlroy 2012 Ryder Cup Odds & Prop Bets Oddsmakers expect Rory McIlroy to be the European Team's top point getter, but still earn fewer points than Tiger Woods.

 
Added September 27th, 2012 by Chalk

Tiger Woods 2012 Ryder Cup Odds & Prop Bets How will golf's biggest star fare in the game's biggest international team event?

 
Added September 19th, 2012 by Chalk

Rory McIlroy Favored Over Tiger Woods At Tour Championship If Rory McIlroy can win The Tour Championship this weekend, the young phenom from Northern Ireland will take home an eight-figure bonus.

 
Added September 12th, 2012 by Chalk

BMW Italian Open Odds: Francesco Molinari Favored Italy's own Francesco Molinari is the betting favorite, with Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts expected to be his stiffest competition.

 
Added September 10th, 2012 by Chalk

Rory McIlroy Wins Second Straight FedEx Cup Event Rory McIlroy won again on Sunday, winning his second FedEx Cup playoff event in as many weeks and his third tournament in his last four starts.

 
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