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Roger Sloan And Adam Hadwin Survive San Diego Cut

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015 20:23 Friday, 06 February 2015 19:41

by Alfie Lau
 

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And then there were two BC boys left standing.
 
Merritt’s Roger Sloan and Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin will both be playing the weekend at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines South Course in San Diego after finishing at (-3) after 36 holes.

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The End Of The Phil And Tiger Era

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015 18:40 Friday, 06 February 2015 18:24

by Alfie Lau
 

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Before last week, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson had played 217 tournaments together and had missed the cut together only once, at the 2012 Greenbrier Classic.
 
Now, in the span of two weeks, they’ve done it twice, in their 218th and 219th starts together, first at Phoenix and now in San Diego.

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The Super Bowl of Golf and Football

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015 00:38 Friday, 06 February 2015 00:18

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Astute Inside Golf readers may have noticed that during last week’s coverage of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, we had in-depth analysis of everything Cory Renfrew did for five days. From making the field by shooting the best score in the Monday qualifier to getting jeered for missing the 16th green during his practice round to making the 36-hole cut on the number even though he missed an eight-foot par putt on his last hole, he was the best Canadian story coming out of Phoenix.

So how come we didn’t have anything on his roof-raising birdie chip on 16 during Sunday’s final round and his (-5) round of 66 that vaulted him up the leaderboard and a cheque for $13,734 US?

Well, at the same time Renfrew was giving the 20,000 fans at the 16th a reason to drink more beer, your faithful agent was across town, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Section 138, row 51, seat 13 for a little something called the Super Bowl.

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Roger Sloan Birdies 18, Finishes At One-Over In First Round At Torrey Pines

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015 23:19 Thursday, 05 February 2015 23:05

by Alfie Lau
 

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It was cold and grey at 5:15 p.m. on the 18th hole of Torrey Pines’ South Course and as Merritt’s Roger Sloan lined up his kick-in birdie putt, the horn signaling the end of a long fog-delayed day pierced the Thursday night silence.

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Tiger Woods Withdraws From Farmers Insurance Open

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015 17:11 Thursday, 05 February 2015 16:59

by Alfie Lau
 

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A two-and-a-half hour fog delay was a key factor in Tiger Woods withdrawing after only 11 holes on the North Course at Torrey Pines during the opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open Thursday.

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