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#1051760 - Mon Jul 07 2014 07:57 AM Results & Standings .. Open Championship
illiniman14 Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
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Open Championship
PGA Golf
July 17-20, 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 July 7, 2014 in our fivesomes. The current top 10 is:

-Adam Scott (AUS)
-Henrik Stenson (SWE)
-Bubba Watson (USA)
-Matt Kuchar (USA)
-Jason Day (AUS)
-Justin Rose (ENG)
-Tiger Woods (USA)
-Rory McIlroy (NIR)
-Sergio Garcia (ESP)
-Jordan Spieth (USA)

Retrieved from: http://www.owgr.com/ranking

3. The lowest 4 total scores from each tippers 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 tippers fifth golfer will serve as the tiebreaker. Should that 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.theopen.com/en/Players/PlayerProfiles.aspx

Deadline: midnight Wednesday July 16 FT time with a grace period of a few hours


Edited by gtho4 (Thu Jul 17 2014 08:27 AM)

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#1051849 - Tue Jul 08 2014 12:10 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
srini701 Offline
Star Poster

Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10107
Loc: Hyderabad India
1. Henrik Stenson
2. Jordan Spieth
3. Phil Mickelson
4. Hideki Matsuyama
5. Luke Donald
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#1051867 - Tue Jul 08 2014 04:05 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
wwe84 Offline
Champion Poster

Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 23859
Loc: New South Wales
Australia
Bubba Watson
Justin Rose
Martin Kaymer
Luke Donald
Zach Johnson

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#1052166 - Thu Jul 10 2014 02:32 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
Sypher Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 15926
Loc: East London
EnglandUK
Rory McInroy
Justin Rose
Luke Donald
Phil Mickleson
Jamie Donaldson
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#1052178 - Thu Jul 10 2014 05:55 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
Dizart Offline
Champion Poster

Registered: Fri Mar 16 2007
Posts: 22672
Loc: Buckhaven Fife
Scotland UK
Henrik Stenson
Rory McIlroy
Martin Kaymer
Graeme McDowell
Ernie Els

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#1052654 - Sun Jul 13 2014 08:08 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
George95 Offline
Star Poster

Registered: Sat Apr 24 2010
Posts: 10038
Loc: Ontario Canada
Jordan Speith
Bubba Watson
Martin Kaymer
Brandt Snedeker
Phil Mickleson

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#1052824 - Sun Jul 13 2014 06:51 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 23 2001
Posts: 11685
Loc: Ontario Canada
Jason Day
Adam Scott
Phil Mickleson
Martin Kaymer
Graeme McDowell
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#1052940 - Mon Jul 14 2014 08:35 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
illiniman14 Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
Posts: 4966
Loc: Illinois�USA�����...
Matt Kuchar
Adam Scott
Graeme McDowell
Martin Kaymer
Zach Johnson


Edited by illiniman14 (Mon Jul 14 2014 08:36 AM)

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#1053158 - Tue Jul 15 2014 11:06 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
BxBarracuda Offline
Forum Champion

Registered: Wed Sep 05 2007
Posts: 5117
Loc: Bronx
New�York�USA�...
Adam Scott
Rory McIlroy
Luke Donald
Lee Westwood
Martin Kaymer

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#1053266 - Tue Jul 15 2014 11:21 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
Howie72 Offline
Forum Champion

Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9482
Loc: Timaru NZ
Henrik Stenson (SWE)
Justin Rose (ENG)
Martin Kaymer (GER)
Jamie Donaldson (WAL)
Mikko Ilonen (FIN)

This time I thought I would pick a team without any from the USA and hopefully a golfer no one else picks....lol

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#1053290 - Wed Jul 16 2014 02:36 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
PaulE Offline
Multiloquent

Registered: Wed Feb 09 2000
Posts: 4367
Loc: Leeds Yorkshire
England UK
Henrik Stenson
Justin Rose
Chris Wood
Francesco Molinari
Stephen Gallacher

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#1053348 - Wed Jul 16 2014 08:42 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 51313
Loc: Sydney
oz downunder
1. Everyone will pick 5 golfers.
2. We may have a maximum of 2 golfers from the top 10 of world rankings as of July 7, 2014 in our fivesomes. The current top 10 is:
    - Adam Scott (AUS)
    - Henrik Stenson (SWE)
    - Bubba Watson (USA)
    - Matt Kuchar (USA)
    - Jason Day (AUS)
    - Justin Rose (ENG)
    - Tiger Woods (USA)
    - Rory McIlroy (NIR)
    - Sergio Garcia (ESP)
    - Jordan Spieth (USA)
Phil Mickleson (USA)
Matt Jones (AUS)
John Senden (AUS)

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#1053359 - Wed Jul 16 2014 11:20 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
paper_aero Offline
Forum Champion

Registered: Fri Jan 06 2006
Posts: 5769
Loc: Crawley Sussex
England UK
Rose, J
Scott, A
Kaymer, M
Mickelson, P
McDowell, G
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#1053448 - Wed Jul 16 2014 09:22 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
N-Bomb Offline
Multiloquent

Registered: Thu Sep 09 2010
Posts: 4461
Loc: New Zealand
Rory McIlroy
Adam Scott
Martin Kaymer
Graeme McDowell
Lee Westwood

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#1053489 - Thu Jul 17 2014 03:40 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
ozzz2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
Posts: 20114
Loc: Sydney
NSW Australia
Bubba Watson
Adam Scott
KJ Choi
Ernie Els
Lee Westwood
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#1054663 - Wed Jul 23 2014 09:47 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
illiniman14 Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
Posts: 4966
Loc: Illinois�USA�����...


Open Championship
PGA Golf
July 17-20, 2014

15 players lodged tips:
Tournament Scorecards (in brief):
Golfer NameRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Total Score
Rory McIlroy66666871271
Sergio Garcia68706966273
Rickie Fowler69696867273
Jim Furyk68717165275
Marc Leishman69727065276
Adam Scott68736966276
Charl Schwartzel71677267277
Edoardo Molinari68736868277
Graeme McDowell74696867278
Dustin Johnson71657172279
Phil Mickelson74707168283
Henrik Stenson72737369287
Zach Johnson71757171288
Tiger Woods69777375294



Tipping Comp Standings

 position       strokes
--               -------
 #                Total 
--               -------

 1 N-Bomb           1119
 2 paper_aero       1120
 3 PaulE            1126
 4 LeoDaVinci       1128
 5 Sypher           1129
 6 Dizart           1132
 6 illiniman14      1132
 8 BxBarracuda      1133
 9 gtho4            1140
10 srini701         1143
11 George95         1156
12 wwe84            1159
13 ozzz2002         1160
14 Howie72          1162

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1. N-Bomb
2. paper_aero
3. PaulE




  • Three majors are down for the year, and N-Bomb claims his second after nabbing the Masters in April. Congratulations!

  • N-Bomb took the runaway winner Rory McIlroy, and followed him with 2 other golfers below 280 as well. Despite having to carry the weight of cut Lee Westwood, he prevailed by 1 stroke over paper_aero.

  • paper_aero had more consistent golfers than N-Bomb, but they shared Adam Scott and Graeme McDowell, and neither Phil Mickelson nor Justin Rose could make up the huge difference between themselves and McIlroy nor could they pull far enough away from Westwood.

  • PaulE had the most consistent golfers of the bunch, getting 280-280-283-283, but none of his foursome cracked the top 10. He did have the most unique team, however, as 3 of his golfers Chris Wood, Francesco Molinari, and Stephen Gallacher were all part of his top 4 scores and were all unique picks.

  • The tournament itself was much like the US Open, as Rory McIlroy (instead of Martin Kaymer) won the tournament wire-to-wire, and provided little late drama with Sergio Garcia chasing behind all of Sunday. He cashed in over $1.6 million himself, and won $171,000 for his dad, who 10 years ago bet that Rory would win the Open Championship within 10 years. McIlroy joins only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as 3-time major champions before the age of 26.

  • Elsewhere, Howie72s quest to take a unique golfer paid off with Mikko Ilonen, however his 296 did not help matters as Howie went from first in the US Open to last in the British.

  • In a strange turn of events, of the 4 tippers to take McIlroy, only N-Bomb finished on the podium. Sypher and BxBarracuda were 2 of the others and finished in 5th and 6th, respectively, both dragged down by Luke Donalds 292. Dizart was the fourth, and he like many of us was allured by Martin Kaymer following his US Open victory, only to have our hopes dashed finishing 25 strokes back of McIlroy.

  • The final major will soon be upon us, as the PGA Championship heads to Valhalla in Louisville, KY to finish out the year on August 7.


  • *********************

    Scoring:
    sriniwweSyphDizG95LDVilliniBxBH72PaulEgtho4paperN-Bozzz
    Henrik Stenson 287 - - 287 - - - - 287 287 - - - -
    Jordan Spieth 286 - - - 286 - - - - - - - - -
    Phil Mickelson 283 - 283 - 283 283 - - - - 283 283 - -
    Hideki Matsuyama 287 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Luke Donald 292 292 292 - - - - 292 - - - - - -
    Bubba Watson - 296* - - 296* - - - - - - - - 296*
    Justin Rose - 283 283 - - - - - 283 283 - 283 - -
    Martin Kaymer - 296 - 296 296 296 296 296 296 - - 296 296 -
    Zach Johnson - 288 - - - - 288 - - - - - - -
    Rory McIlroy - - 271 271 - - - 271 - - - - 271 -
    Jamie Donaldson - - 302* - - - - - 302* - - - - -
    Graeme McDowell - - - 278 - 278 278 - - - - 278 278 -
    Ernie Els - - - 304* - - - - - - - - - 304*
    Brandt Snedeker - - - - 291 - - - - - - - - -
    Jason Day - - - - - 291 - - - - 291 - - -
    Adam Scott - - - - - 276 276 276 - - 276 276 276 276
    Matt Kuchar - - - - - - 290 - - - - - - -
    Lee Westwood - - - - - - - 294* - - - - 294* 294*
    Mikko Ilonen - - - - - - - - 296* - - - - -
    Chris Wood - - - - - - - - - 283 - - - -
    Francesco Molinari - - - - - - - - - 280 - - - -
    Stephen Gallacher - - - - - - - - - 280 - - - -
    Matt Jones - - - - - - - - - - 290 - - -
    John Senden - - - - - - - - - - 291 - - -
    KJ Choi - - - - - - - - - - - - - 294*
    Total Score 1143 1159 1129 1132 1156 1128 1132 1133 1162 1126 1140 1120 1119 1160

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    #1054763 - Wed Jul 23 2014 10:03 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
    srini701 Offline
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    Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
    Posts: 10107
    Loc: Hyderabad India
    Thanks illini, and congrats to the podium finishers smile

    Here's a free tip for all who want to be on the podium in Golf...wait till I lodge my tips and make sure you DON'T pick any of the same players! All my picks seem to fare badly in every golf major smile
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    #1054793 - Thu Jul 24 2014 01:19 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
    ozzz2002 Offline
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    Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
    Posts: 20114
    Loc: Sydney
    NSW Australia
    Originally Posted By: srini701

    Here's a free tip for all who want to be on the podium in Golf...wait till I lodge my tips and make sure you DON'T pick any of the same players! All my picks seem to fare badly in every golf major smile

    Yeah, I did that, Srini, and ended up 17 shots behind you!. smile AND 41 shots behind N-Bomb. I think my team played five rounds...


    Edited by ozzz2002 (Thu Jul 24 2014 01:21 AM)
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    #1054795 - Thu Jul 24 2014 02:02 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
    PaulE Offline
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    Registered: Wed Feb 09 2000
    Posts: 4367
    Loc: Leeds Yorkshire
    England UK
    Many thanks to illiniman for running the comp.
    Congratulations to N-bomb & paper_aero on taking the top 2 spots on the podium.
    Also, well done to Rory and all the other golfers last week.
    Having been at Hoylake on the Thursday and seeing how tough the course was I can't believe that they took it apart like they did.
    Those guys play a completely different game of golf to the one I do!

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    #1054958 - Thu Jul 24 2014 10:04 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur, July 17
    srini701 Offline
    Star Poster

    Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
    Posts: 10107
    Loc: Hyderabad India
    Originally Posted By: PaulE
    Those guys play a completely different game of golf to the one I do!


    Otherwise we would be picking you in our teams here instead, Paul smile

    Originally Posted By: ozzz2002
    Originally Posted By: srini701

    Here's a free tip for all who want to be on the podium in Golf...wait till I lodge my tips and make sure you DON'T pick any of the same players! All my picks seem to fare badly in every golf major smile

    Yeah, I did that, Srini, and ended up 17 shots behind you!. smile AND 41 shots behind N-Bomb. I think my team played five rounds...


    A second free tip.....discount the 10 golfers ozzz and I pick then! ....see your podium odds are reducing by the day grin


    Edited by srini701 (Thu Jul 24 2014 10:06 PM)
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