Jimmy Walker
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Recent Results

tournament date total score
Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open 12/07/2015 283
US Open 21/06/2015 292
AT&T Byron Nelson Championship 31/05/2015 263
Crowne Plaza Invitational 24/05/2015 282
The Players Championship 10/05/2015 146
Masters Tournament 12/04/2015 289
Valero Texas Open 29/03/2015 277
WGC-Cadillac Championship 08/03/2015 291
Northern Trust Open 22/02/2015 287
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am 15/02/2015 274

News and Views

Almost exactly a year since the biggest win of his professional career, Jimmy Walker has found his A game again.

Walker fired a 5-under 65 to drop to 7-under, taking a 2-stroke lead over Thomas Pieters at the WGC-Bridgestone on Friday.

Pieters, who shot a 65 on Thursday, added an even-par 70 on Tuesday, is at 5-under.

A who’s who of golfers…

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Kevin Chappell’s previous four events speak nothing of a man prepared to lead the Deutsche Bank Championship. Prior to reaching the TPC Boston on Friday, Chappell had finished 31st at the Barclays, missed the cut at the Travelers Championship and the PGA Championship, and finish 53rd at The Open Championship.

Not exactly trending upward, but such is the fickle nature…

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Jimmy Walker became the fifth straight first-time Major winner on Sunday, sinking a short par putt to knock off defending champion Jason Day by a single stroke to win the PGA Championship at Baltrusol in New Jersey.

Day gave it his best shot, eagling No. 18 to close within a stroke, but Walker, the Baylor University graduate, sank a short …

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Jimmy Walker remained the leader in the clubhouse for a third straight day at the PGA Championship on Sunday, but defending champion and No. 1 in the world Jason Day has closed within a single stroke as play headed to the final round on Sunday afternoon.

With Saturday’s intended Round 3 washed out by rain, players were tasked with 36…

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Robert Streb became the 28th player to ever shoot a 63 at a Major – but the third in just 16 days – allowing him to tie fellow American Jimmy Walker atop the leaderboard at the end of the second round of the PGA Championship Sunday in New Jersey.

The two men are tied at 9-under, two strokes ahead of…

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Jimmy Walker leads the PGA Championship by a stroke after one round at Baltusrol Golf Course in Springfield, New Jersey, with a host of international players trailing him including Open Championship winner Henrik Stenson, who sits two strokes back.

Players from seven different countries – US, UK, Germany, Sweden, Korea, Argentina, and Australia – are in the top 10, with…

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Twenty years ago this week, golf finally got its wish – a brash young player who could convert the masses to start following the game that by and large was without a true megastar, the days of Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer having receded.

His name was not Tiger Woods; it was Happy Gilmore.

Played by crude ‘Saturday Night Live’ man-boy…

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In a truly bizarre ending, K.J. Choi missed a long par putt with no one in the stands at a weather-damaged Torrey Pines to give the Farmers Insurance Open title to Brandt Snedeker on Monday.

Snedeker defied the odds and the weather to win with a final-round 69 to reach 6-under overall. He was the only player under par in…

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January 11

Ben Crenshaw, two-time Masters winner and 2002 inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame, turns 64. Crenshaw won 29 professional tournaments, 19 of them on the PGA Tour. He turned pro at 21 and won his first pro event, the San Antonio Texas Open.  After four Top 3 finishes at Majors in the 1970s, he broke through…

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In an effort to take a slightly longer look at what’s developing on the PGA and European Tours this year, we will begin presenting monthly previews of what’s coming up on the calendar on the two tours. Individual previews of the big tournaments will also continue in this space.

Month: January

Tournaments of Record: 4

States of Record: Hawaii, California

Biggest Purse: $1.18…

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