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#808026 - Tue Jul 10 2012 11:08 PM Results & Standings .. Open Championship
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The Open Championship
PGA Golf
July 19-22, 2012


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 8, 2012 in our fivesomes. The current top 10 is:

-Luke Donald (ENG)
-Rory McIlroy (NIR)
-Lee Westwood (ENG)
-Tiger Woods (USA)
-Webb Simpson (USA)
-Bubba Watson (USA)
-Jason Dufner (USA)
-Matt Kuchar (USA)
-Justin Rose (ENG)
-Hunter Mahan (USA)

Retrieved from http://www.officialworldgolfranking.com/rankings/default.sps?region=world

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#player=Thomas+AIKEN



Deadline: 11:30 PM Wednesday night FT time
There will be no grace period this tournament since the first tee-off occurs at 11:30 PM


Edited by gtho4 (Mon Jul 23 2012 02:31 AM)

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#808031 - Wed Jul 11 2012 01:57 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
wwe84 Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 23982
Loc: New South Wales
Australia
Luke Donald
Tiger Woods
Thomas Bjorn
Adam Scott
Phil Mickelson


Edited by wwe84 (Wed Jul 11 2012 03:58 PM)

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#808079 - Wed Jul 11 2012 08:58 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
Dizart Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 16 2007
Posts: 22742
Loc: Buckhaven Fife
Scotland UK
Padraig Harrington
Graeme McDowell
Ross Fisher
Lee Westwood
Adam Scott

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#808178 - Wed Jul 11 2012 02:42 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Loc: Crawley Sussex
England UK
Woods
Westwood
Harrington
Fowler
Garcia
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#808293 - Thu Jul 12 2012 07:48 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
Sypher Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 15933
Loc: East London
EnglandUK
Lee Westwood
Tiger Woods
Padraig Harrington
Martin Kaymer
Sergio Garcia
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#809086 - Mon Jul 16 2012 07:34 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
illiniman14 Offline
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Posts: 4966
Loc: Illinois�USA�����...
1. Lee Westwood
2. Luke Donald
3. Sergio Garcia
4. Zach Johnson
5. Phil Mickelson

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#809267 - Tue Jul 17 2012 05:34 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Loc: Leeds Yorkshire
England UK
Lee Westwood
Tiger Woods
Padraig Harrington
Graeme McDowell
Louis Oosthuizen


Edited by PaulE (Tue Jul 17 2012 05:36 AM)

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#809269 - Tue Jul 17 2012 05:48 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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oz downunder

Everyone will pick 5 golfers. We may have a maximum of 2 golfers from the top
10 of world rankings as of July 8, 2012 in our fivesomes. The current top 10 is:
    - Luke Donald (ENG)
    1 Rory McIlroy (NIR)
    - Lee Westwood (ENG)
    2 Tiger Woods (USA)
    - Webb Simpson (USA)
    - Bubba Watson (USA)
    - Jason Dufner (USA)
    - Matt Kuchar (USA)
    - Justin Rose (ENG)
    - Hunter Mahan (USA
3. Padraig Harrington (IRE)
4. Adam Scott (AUS)
5. Phil Mickelson (USA)

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#809396 - Tue Jul 17 2012 06:01 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Registered: Wed Sep 05 2007
Posts: 5117
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1 - Lee Westwood
2 - Hunter Mahan
3 - Retief Goosen
4 - Padraig Harrington
5 - Chad Campbell

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#809397 - Tue Jul 17 2012 06:02 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9546
Loc: Timaru NZ
Luke Donald (ENG)
Justin Rose (ENG)
Francesco Molinari (ITA)
Jim Furyk (USA)
Padraig Harrington (IRE)

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#809405 - Tue Jul 17 2012 07:01 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Posts: 11702
Loc: Ontario Canada
Bubba Watson
Lee Westwood
Phil Mickelson
Sergio Garcia
Padraig Harrington
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#809420 - Tue Jul 17 2012 09:37 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10164
Loc: Hyderabad India
Rory McIlroy
Tiger Woods
Graeme McDowell
Darren Clarke
Dustin Johnson
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#809432 - Wed Jul 18 2012 12:12 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
Posts: 20129
Loc: Sydney
NSW Australia
Lee Westwood
Padraig Harrington
Ernie Els
Tiger Woods
VJ Singh
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#809522 - Wed Jul 18 2012 06:54 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
George95 Offline
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Registered: Sat Apr 24 2010
Posts: 10059
Loc: Ontario Canada
Lee Westwood
Webb Simpson
Padraig Harrington
Dustin Johnson
Ian Poulter

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#809567 - Wed Jul 18 2012 10:30 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
szabs Offline
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Registered: Mon Aug 13 2007
Posts: 14745
Loc: Mijas, MalagaSpain
1.- Lee Westwood
2.- Graeme McDowell
3.- Justin Rose
4.- Rickie Fowler
5.- F. Molinari

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#809694 - Wed Jul 18 2012 08:21 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Registered: Thu Sep 30 1999
Posts: 6115
Loc: MichiganUSA
1. Lee Westwood
2. Justin Rose
3. Ernie Els
4. Sergio Garcia
5. Padraig Harrington


Edited by gillyharold (Wed Jul 18 2012 08:22 PM)

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#809730 - Thu Jul 19 2012 02:09 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Loc: New Zealand
2 hours late, most people haven't teed off so I'll have a go:

Molinari
A.Hansen
Cabrera-Bello
Fisher
Westwood

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#809783 - Thu Jul 19 2012 08:03 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
illiniman14 Offline
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N-Bomb, I'll allow your team since you got it in 11 minutes before your first player (Westwood) teed off

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#809900 - Thu Jul 19 2012 11:11 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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Loc: Hyderabad India
I FINALLY seem to have had a decent first round from my picks smile
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#810334 - Mon Jul 23 2012 09:51 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
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The Open Championship
PGA Golf
July 19-22, 2012

16 of 16 players lodged tips:
Tournament Scorecards (in brief):
Golfer NameRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Total Score
Ernie Els67706868273
Adam Scott64676875274
Tiger Woods67677073277
Brandt Snedeker 66647374277
Luke Donald70687169278
Graeme McDowell67697374278
Thomas Aiken68687172279
Nicolas Colsaerts65777265279
Ian Poulter71697367280
Zach Johnson65746675280
Bubba Watson67736874282
Lee Westwood73707172286
Rory McIlroy67757373288
Phil Mickelson7378CUTCUT151*



Tipping Comp Standings

 position points
--               -------
 #                Total 
--               -------
 1  ozzz2002        1115 
2  wwe84           1116
 3  PaulE           1121 
  4  Dizart          1123* 
  5  srini701        1123* 
6  gtho4           1124
 7  paper_aero      1131#
 8  George95        1131#
 9  Howie72         1132+
10  szabs           1132+
11  gillyharold     1132+
 12  illiniman14     1132+ 
13  Sypher          1137 
  14  BxBarracuda     1141** 
  15  LeoDaVinci      1141** 
16  N-Bomb          1145 


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1. ozzz2002
2. wwe84
3. PaulE


*- Dizart wins tiebreaker over srini701 286-294 (Lee Westwood v. Darren Clarke)

#- paper_aero wins tiebreaker by default as George95s fifth golfer (Webb Simpson) withdrew from the tournament

+- The top 3 tippers picked Justin Rose as fifth golfer, Howie72 wins tiebreaker with a 285 (Francesco Molinari); szabs is second with a 286 (Lee Westwood); and gillyharold is third with a 288 (Sergio Garcia) using the fourth golfer from each. Illiniman14's fifth golfer Phil Mickelson shot 302 to Rose's 288.

**- BxBarracuda wins tiebreaker over LeoDaVinci 291-302 (Chad Campbell v. Phil Mickelson)

  • Our comp mirrored the actual British Open, as Ernie Els (ozzz's pick) birdie putt on #18 and Adam Scotts (wwe's pick) late collapse gave ozzz2002 a 1-stroke victory over wwe84 congratulations! Ozzz was on the receiving end of a similar situation during the US Open, as he lost by 1-stroke then, but makes up for it here. It is the first podium appearance in the first golf appearance for wwe84, and PaulE also returns to the podium following his Masters victory.

  • Wins dont come much more improbably than Ernie Els on Sunday. He entered the day 6 shots down, and he teed off on #17 down 4 strokes and having missed an easy birdie putt the hole before. However, he birdied #18 and Adam Scott bogeyed the final 4 holes, giving Els the upset victory.

  • Each golfer in contention seemed to have a moment when things came apart. Brandt Snedeker, the leader after the first 2 rounds, double-bogeyed #7 and #8 (losing his drive on #7). Tiger Woods found the bunker on 3 straight holes, #13-15, bogeying each one and taking him out of the race. Graeme McDowell hit a bizarre line drive into the trees on #11, losing his ball and forcing a third straight bogey, putting him 6 shots back.

  • Things were going well for Adam Scott as he teed off #15. He hit a drive right down the middle and had a 4-stroke lead with 4 holes to play. Then, he went into the bunker on his 2nd shot and missed an easy par putt. On #16, he had a 3-putt bogey with the par putt rimming out. On #17, he overshot the green following a loud roar from #18 as Els made a birdie putt to make the lead only 1 shot, leading to another bogey and a tie on the leaderboard. On #18, Scott hit his drive up against the ridge of a bunker, forcing a blast out to the side, and missed the 8-foot par putt that would have forced a playoff.

  • Brandt Snedeker seemed to be off well in the first two days, shooting -10 and was bogey free for the first 40 holes. Then he bogeyed 4 of the next 5 and 6 of the next 10, and while he still finished tied for third, he never vied for the lead on Sunday.

  • The most popular pick for the British Open was, unsurprisingly, British. 12/16 picked Lee Westwood (+6) in hopes he would win his first major. In a close second was Padraig Harrington (+5), with 11/16 picking him.

  • Some big names didnt seem to show up this year. Phil Mickelson, who tied for second last year, went wild early and often, shooting +11 after the first two days. Sergio Garcia, who finished tied for ninth last year, went +4 and also missed the cut. World #5 Webb Simpson withdrew the week prior in preparation for the birth of his second child. World #9 Justin Rose matched Garcia shooting +4 and missing the cut. Also, last years winner Darren Clarke found trouble in round 1 and finished +7 at the cut.

  • We also had our first instance of a score of a cut golfer beating out one that made the cut, as N-Bombs Rafael Cabrera-Bello collapsed from +1 after 2 rounds to a +14 final. Anders Hansen only shot +4 after 2 rounds, so his doubled score beat out Cabrera-Bello by 6 strokes.

  • And the PGA Championship is right around the corner, as players will tee off the first round on August 9 at Kiawah Island in South Carolina, and we hope to see you there!


  • *********************

    Scoring:
    wweDizartpaperSypherillini PaulEgtho4BxBHowieLDVsriniozzzGeorgeszabsgillyN-Bomb
    Luke Donald 278 - - - 278 - - - 278 - - - - - - -
    Tiger Woods 277 - 277 277 - 277 277 - - - 277 277 - - - -
    Thomas Bjorn 287 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Adam Scott 274 274 - - - - 274 - - - - - - - - -
    Phil Mickelson 302* - - - 302* - 302* - - 302* - - - - - -
    Padraig Harrington - 285 285 285 - 285 285 285 285 285 - 285 285 - 285 -
    Graeme McDowell - 278 - - - 278 - - - - 278 - - 278 - -
    Ross Fisher - 286 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 286
    Lee Westwood - 286 286 286 286 286 - 286 - 286 - 286 286 286 286 286
    Rickie Fowler - - 283 - - - - - - - - - - 283 - -
    Sergio Garcia - - 288* 288* 288* - - - - 288* - - - - 288* -
    Martin Kaymer - - - 292* - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Zach Johnson - - - - 280 - - - - - - - - - - -
    Louis Oosthuizen - - - - - 281 - - - - - - - - - -
    Rory McIlroy - - - - - - 288 - - - 288 - - - - -
    Hunter Mahan - - - - - - - 281 - - - - - - - -
    Retief Goosen - - - - - - - 289 - - - - - - - -
    Chad Campbell - - - - - - - 291 - - - - - - - -
    Justin Rose - - - - - - - - 288* - - - - 288* 288* -
    Francesco Molinari - - - - - - - - 285 - - - - 285 - 285
    Jim Furyk - - - - - - - - 284 - - - - - - -
    Bubba Watson - - - - - - - - - 282 - - - - - -
    Darren Clarke - - - - - - - - - - 294* - - - - -
    Dustin Johnson - - - - - - - - - - 280 - 280 - - -
    Ernie Els - - - - - - - - - - - 273 - - 273 -
    Vijay Singh - - - - - - - - - - - 280 - - - -
    Webb Simpson - - - - - - - - - - - - DNP - - -
    Ian Poulter - - - - - - - - - - - - 280 - - -
    Anders Hansen - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 288*
    Rafael Cabrera-Bello - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 294
    Total Score 1116 1123 1131 1136 1132 1121 1124 1141 1132 1141 1123 1115 1131 1132 1132 1145


    Edited by illiniman14 (Mon Jul 23 2012 10:08 AM)

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    #810380 - Mon Jul 23 2012 03:58 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
    BxBarracuda Offline
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    Congrats Ozz, WWE and PaulE.

    My golfers couldn't sniff the top 10, even though they all made the cut.

    Great work and write up Illiniman.

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    #810421 - Mon Jul 23 2012 09:49 PM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
    srini701 Offline
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    Loc: Hyderabad India
    Nice write up....thanks, Illiniman!

    Well done to Ozzz, wwe and PaulE...
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    #810475 - Tue Jul 24 2012 03:57 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
    PaulE Offline
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    Posts: 4374
    Loc: Leeds Yorkshire
    England UK
    Well done to ozzz & wwe. Great picks.
    Many thanks to illiniman for doing all the hard work.

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    #810503 - Tue Jul 24 2012 09:31 AM Re: Open Championship - Thur. July 19
    szabs Offline
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    Registered: Mon Aug 13 2007
    Posts: 14745
    Loc: Mijas, MalagaSpain
    Congratulations to the winners!!!

    Thank you Illiniman, for running the comp. and for your fantastic write up.

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