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#1040040 - Mon Mar 31 2014 02:55 PM Results & Standings .. The Masters
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The Masters
PGA Golf
April 10-13, 2014


The Rules
1. Everyone will pick 5 golfers.

2. We may have a maximum of 2 golfers from the top 10 of world rankings as of March 30, 2014 in our fivesomes. The current top 10 is:

-Tiger Woods (USA)
-Adam Scott (AUS)
-Henrik Stenson (SWE)
-Jason Day (AUS)
-Phil Mickelson (USA)
-Justin Rose (ENG)
-Rory McIlroy (NIR)
-Sergio Garcia (ESP)
-Zach Johnson (USA)
-Dustin Johnson (USA)
-Matt Kuchar (USA)

Retrieved from: http://www.officialworldgolfranking.com/rankings/default.sps

3. The lowest 4 total scores from each tipper’s fivesome will be added together to make the final score, and the lowest total score wins.

4. If one of your golfers fails to make the cut, his score from the first two rounds will be doubled to account for his final two rounds.
-A golfer must finish the first two rounds in order for his score to be counted towards the total

Tiebreaker
The lowest score from each tipper’s fifth golfer will serve as the tiebreaker. Should those be the same, it will go to the fourth-highest score and so on.

Sign in with your teams below, and good luck!

The final list of participants can be found at:
http://www.masters.com/en_US/players/invitees_2014.html

Deadline: midnight Wednesday April 9 FT time with a grace period of a few hours


Edited by gtho4 (Thu Apr 10 2014 08:53 AM)

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#1040055 - Mon Mar 31 2014 05:13 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
wwe84 Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 20910
Loc: New South Wales Australia
Adam Scott
Zach Johnson
Graeme McDowell
Steve Stricker
Bubba Watson

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#1040156 - Tue Apr 01 2014 10:46 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
illiniman14 Offline
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Tiger Woods will officially miss the Masters - this has been updated in the original post and now the top 10 will include #11 Matt Kuchar. Since this doesn't affect wwe84's team we shouldn't have any problems.

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#1040414 - Thu Apr 03 2014 09:07 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Registered: Fri Mar 16 2007
Posts: 21066
Loc: Buckhaven Fife Scotland UK   
Jason Day
Zach Johnson
Bubba Watson
Jason Dufner
Charl Schwartzel

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#1040426 - Thu Apr 03 2014 12:11 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Posts: 11421
Loc: Ontario Canada
Rory McIlroy
Jason Day
Charl Schwartzel
Jordan Spieth
Graeme McDowell
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#1040434 - Thu Apr 03 2014 02:23 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Loc: East London
England UK    
Dustin Johnson
Keegan Bradley
Rory McIlroy
Bubba Watson
Sergio Garcia
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#1040491 - Thu Apr 03 2014 08:16 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Adam Scott
Jason Day
Sandy Lyle
Vijay Singh
Trevor Immelman
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#1040522 - Fri Apr 04 2014 12:57 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
srini701 Offline
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Jason Day
Sergio Garcia
Bubba Watson (I keep picking this guy just for his name!!!!)
Hideki Matsuyama
K J Choi
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#1040948 - Tue Apr 08 2014 11:06 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Mcilroy, R
Scott, A
Watson, B
Schwartzel, C
Snedeker, B
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#1040980 - Tue Apr 08 2014 06:04 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
illiniman14 Offline
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Adam Scott
Zach Johnson
Bubba Watson
Ian Poulter
Keegan Bradley


Edited by illiniman14 (Tue Apr 08 2014 06:05 PM)

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#1041017 - Wed Apr 09 2014 04:32 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
PaulE Offline
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Loc: Leeds Yorkshire England       
Rory McIlroy
Zach Johnson
Ian Poulter
Charl Schwartzel
Harris English

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#1041028 - Wed Apr 09 2014 05:43 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Posts: 5117
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Phil Mickelson
Adam Scott
Charl Schwartzel
Lee Westwood
Luke Donald

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#1041093 - Wed Apr 09 2014 05:17 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
gtho4 Offline
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    - Adam Scott (AUS)
    - Henrik Stenson (SWE)
    - Jason Day (AUS)
    - Phil Mickelson (USA)
    - Justin Rose (ENG)
    - Rory McIlroy (NIR)
    - Sergio Garcia (ESP)
    - Zach Johnson (USA)
    - Dustin Johnson (USA)
    - Matt Kuchar (USA)
    Ben Crenshaw (USA)
    Jose Maria Olazaba (ESP)
    Matt Jones (AUS)

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#1041122 - Wed Apr 09 2014 10:15 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 8983
Loc: Timaru NZ
Adam Scott
Matt Kuchar
Lee Westwood
Patrick Reed
Bill Haas

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#1041150 - Thu Apr 10 2014 02:40 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Multiloquent

Registered: Thu Sep 09 2010
Posts: 4185
Loc: New Zealand
Adam Scott
Jason Day
Lee Westwood
Angel Cabrera
Jordan Spieth

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#1041188 - Thu Apr 10 2014 07:48 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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Registered: Sat Apr 24 2010
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Adam Scott
Dustin Johnson
Lee Westwood
Brandt Snedeker
Bubba Watson

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#1041253 - Thu Apr 10 2014 03:06 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
illiniman14 Offline
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Unfortunately since it was past the grace period and several groups had already teed off by the time the picks were entered, George95 won't be eligible this time around. If it had been before the first group actually went off I probably would have allowed it.

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#1042638 - Sat Apr 19 2014 04:18 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
illiniman14 Offline
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The Masters
PGA Golf
April 10-13, 2014

13 of 13 players lodged tips:
Tournament Scorecards (in brief):
Golfer NameRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Total Score
Bubba Watson69687469280
Jonas Blixt70717171283
Jordan Spieth71707072283
Miguel Jimenez71766671284
Rickie Fowler71756773286
Matt Kuchar73716874286
Lee Westwood73717073287
Bernhard Langer72747369288
Jimmy Walker70727670288
Rory McIlroy71777169288
John Senden72687573288
Kevin Stadler70737273288
Thomas Bjorn73687374288
Adam Scott69727672289



Tipping Comp Standings

 position points
--               -------
 #                Total 
--               -------

 1 N-Bomb           1149
 2 paper_aero      *1152
 3 Howie72         *1152
 4 LeoDaVinci       1159
 4 illiniman14      1159
 6 srini701         1162
 6 wwe84            1162
 8 Dizart           1168
 9 ozzz2002         1171
10 BxBarracuda      1172
11 PaulE            1176
12 gtho4            1177
13 Sypher           DQ**

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1. N-Bomb
2. paper_aero
3. Howie72




*- paper_aero beat Howie72 on a tiebreaker on their fifth golfers: Charl Schwartzel has a 298 and Patrick Reed had a 304

**- Sypher was disqualified for choosing 3 of the top 10: Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, and Sergio Garcia. He would have finished tied for 8th.

  • For the second year in a row, the winner of the Masters was not chosen by the winner of this comp, as N-Bomb romped to victory despite not taking the low score of Bubba Watson. However, he did take young phenom Jordan Spieth who finished tied for second. paper_aero and Howie72 tied for second, with paper_aero taking advantage of Bubba – but they were decided by way of their fifth picks, and paper’s fifth Charl Schwartzel scored 6 shots better than Howie’s fifth Patrick Reed.

  • N-Bomb had the strategy of choosing some unexpected golfers for previous majors (looking at Graham DeLaet, Alex Noren, Marcel Siem), but went for 4 big names and a young star this time around and took the gold. Well done!

  • The Masters lost a little potential drama the week before the tournament started, as #1-ranked Tiger Woods withdrew due to back surgery. It looked like there would be no shortage of drama moving into the final day with Watson, Spieth, Jonas Blixt, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Rickie Fowler, and Matt Kuchar all tied for or within 2 of the lead, but ultimately Watson had no real threat in the final holes.

  • Bubba Watson had a little stress early on in the day. He came in tied with Spieth at -5, but watched the youngster birdie #2, Watson bogeyed #3, and while waiting for a birdie putt on #4, watched as Spieth chipped in for a birdie on #4. Three strokes down, he put in the birdie putt and proceeded to birdie 3 of the final 5 holes on the front nine. After a Spieth bogey on #12 and a Watson birdie on #13, he held a 3-stroke lead, and they played even all the way out, giving Bubba his second green jacket in three years.

  • Spieth made an early run, grabbing a 2-stroke lead at -8 by #7. However, consecutive bogeys to finish the front nine and a +1 back nine left him unable to really threaten the lead. Blixt played one of the most consistent rounds on Sunday, earning only 1 bogey and 2 birdies, but due to that lack of movement, stayed at -4 or -5 most of the day and finished at -5 while Bubba was breaking away. Jimenez entered Sunday at -3, but exited the front nine at -1. Despite 4 birdies on the back nine, he finished at -4 and was never a serious threat.

  • Kuchar looked to be making an early move, birdieing #2 and #3, but a double bogey on #4 and a bogey on #9 left him at 3-under, and bogeying the final two holes put him tied for 5th at -2. Fowler found himself out of contention after bogeying #10 and #11 out of the gate on the back nine, sending him to -1, where he would only recover back to -2 tied with Kuchar.

  • The only common thread between the three podium finishers was last year’s Masters champion Adam Scott, who finished at +1. Scott was the most-chosen golfer, with 8/13 choosing him. No one chose Jonas Blixt, Miguel Angel Jimenez or Rickie Fowler, while only N-Bomb and LeoDaVinci chose Jordan Spieth, only Howie72 took Matt Kuchar, and Lee Westwood was only chosen by 3 tippers. Plenty of low scores were available for much of the field.

  • The U.S. Open will be held June 12-15 at Pinehurst No. 2; hope to see you there!


  • *********************

    Scoring:
    wweDizLDVSyphozzzsrinipaperilliniPaulEBxBgthoHowieN-B
    Adam Scott 289 - - - 289 - 289 289 - 289 289 289 289
    Zach Johnson 300* 300* - - - - - 300* 300* - - - -
    Graeme McDowell 300* - 300* - - - - - - - - - -
    Steve Stricker 293 - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Bubba Watson 280 280 - DQ - 280 280 280 - - - - -
    Jason Day - 290 290 - 290 290 - - - - 290 - 290
    Jason Dufner - 308* - - - - - - - - - - -
    Charl Schwartzel - 298* 298* - - - 298* - 298* 298* - - -
    Rory McIlroy - - 288 DQ - - 288 - 288 - - - -
    Jordan Spieth - - 283 - - - - - - - - - 283
    Dustin Johnson - - - DQ - - - - - - - - -
    Keegan Bradley - - - DQ - - - 306* - - - - -
    Sergio Garcia - - - DQ - 298* - - - - - - -
    Sandy Lyle - - - - 297 - - - - - - - -
    Vijay Singh - - - - 295 - - - - - - - -
    Trevor Immelman - - - - 306* - - - - - - - -
    Hideki Matsuyama - - - - - 302* - - - - - - -
    KJ Choi - - - - - 294 - - - - - - -
    Brandt Snedeker - - - - - - 295 - - - - - -
    Ian Poulter - - - - - - - 290 290 - - - -
    Harris English - - - - - - - - 300* - - - -
    Phil Mickelson - - - - - - - - - 298* - - -
    Lee Westwood - - - - - - - - - 287 - 287 287
    Luke Donald - - - - - - - - - 298* - - -
    Ben Crenshaw - - - - - - - - - - 336* - -
    Jose Maria Olazabal - - - - - - - - - - 294 - -
    Matt Jones - - - - - - - - - - 304* - -
    Matt Kuchar - - - - - - - - - - - 286 -
    Patrick Reed - - - - - - - - - - - 304* -
    Bill Haas - - - - - - - - - - - 290 -
    Angel Cabrera - - - - - - - - - - - - 304*
    Total Score 1162 1168 1159 1168 1171 1162 1152 1159 1176 1172 1177 1152 1149


    Edited by illiniman14 (Sat Apr 19 2014 11:49 PM)

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    #1042824 - Mon Apr 21 2014 07:29 PM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
    ozzz2002 Offline
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    Very nice work, Illi! And congrats to the three blokes at the top of the table.
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    #1042863 - Tue Apr 22 2014 03:25 AM Re: The Masters - Thur, April 10
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    Registered: Thu Sep 09 2010
    Posts: 4185
    Loc: New Zealand
    Good ol' Jordan Spieth! Time to stop with taking random longshots one feels, seems to be successful.

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