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Looking forward to watching some Tiger in 2017!  Missed him for the last 16 months and his performance in the Hero has me optimistic he can still win! Masters will be here before you know it.
 

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SnowFlowXXL link said:
Looking forward to watching some Tiger in 2017!  Missed him for the last 16 months and his performance in the Hero has me optimistic he can still win! Masters will be here before you know it.
I'm with you 100 percent. golf is better when tiger is swinging the clubs


speaking of which , his swing is much different now. he looks in control and not like he is trying to over power the ball

can't wait
 

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57 year old Fred Couples is at -1 and only 3 back of the leaders thanks to two solid rounds despite very windy conditions. He's playing like someone 15-20 years younger. This is still another Masters in his 50's when he lurks near the top after 36. Just to remind folks, he lurked near the top especially through early Saturday in 2010-14. Then he missed the cut in 2015 and he didn't play in 2016. Just when one may have thought that was it for him to do well there through round 2, look at 2017!
 

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Exciting 4th round for Rose and Garcia. Garcia is clearly the crowd favorite. He made an eagle on 15 after nearly holing it on his 2nd shot. The last person to win with an eagle in the last round was fellow Spaniard, Olazabal. Playoff time!
 
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Savannah's Brian Harman wins the Wells Fargo with a 28 foot birdie on the last hole! Had he not made that, there would have been a playoff that would have included Dustin Johnson, who had been going for his 4th win in a row. Harman also birdied the 17th.

Next week: The Players!
 
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A relative unknown, 21-year-old Si Woo Kim from South Korea, became the youngest winner ever at the Players.

Other notables:
-There was the first ever double eagle on 16 in the 4th round, shot by
Rafael Cabrera-Bello!
-Masters champ Sergio Garcia was only 4 back after the 3rd round, but didn't have a good 4th round.
-Vijay Singh had a good 1st 2 rounds.
-Ian Poulter, who had been struggling and who had been thinking he lost his card before this tourney, was surprised to find out he had the last slot to get his card due to an interesting situation that I won't go into here. He was in contention to win the Players but ended up tied for 2nd.
 
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It's a shame because driving used to be the best part of his game.
Hehehe. I know you said this as a joke because I recall him as being rather wild off the tee. Length was there but not accuracy imo. He often got into the rough.
 

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That's an understatement lol. Back in the late 90s was Tigers best driving period . Since then he didn't know which way was his ball was going. Lucky for him his irons were slot on for a decade which bailed him out.
 

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Tiger Woods was arrested early this morning on DUI charges and was later released.
Im not sure we ever see him play again . All these back surgeries are adding up . But hey, that Mike logo was perfectly placed in the arrest video lol
 

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I want Phil to play at the US Open as bad as anyone, in fact, I wait for that moment each year hoping this is his year to finally when the last major in the way of achieving that grand slam of golf! But I have nothing but respect for his decision...... dang I just wish the school had checked their calendar or something!
 

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Guess I'm not following ya, maybe it's still early and coffee hasn't kicked in. I'm a Phil fan have always have been and hate that he may not play at the US Open
Phil is my name and when I saw your post I thought about me somehow being a Master anything, and just jived back at ya!
Enjoy the coffee!
Phi
 

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This is crazy but read this article and check out Phil's (Mickelson not that Florida guy Lol) quote and this is why so many love him... got to be able to joke at your own expense.

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2017/06/us-...n-could-still-play-weather-scenario-breakdown
I know exactly what Phil M. needs to do. Contact SoutheastRidge. That man for the first time ever in summer posted that he wanted dewpoints in the 50's in north GA because the humidity was driving him crazy. Just two
days later not only does he somehow get his wish, but even I get that way down in normally humid SE GA! If he can do that, surely he can make it rain long and hard enough on Thu in Milwaukee for just a 4-5 hour long rain delay.

By the way, shortly before this article was released on Fri morning, this was the NWS fcast:

"THURSDAY

MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S."

Interestingly, due to less certainty in
the projected ending time of the thunderstorms that are 60% likely the night before, the forecast now has a hedge for Thu as it just changed early this morning to this:

"THURSDAY

MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S."

Hmmm, is SoutheastRidge already doing his magic? Maybe he is also a big Phil M. fan?

In all seriousness, Phil's best shot may be if there is very heavy rain late Wed. night that floods the course enough to require a several hour delay in the 6:45 AM start. If the start is just pushed back to ~11 AM, he may get there in time! Besides that, there is still plenty of time for the front producing the storms to slow up. If the timing were to just be as little as about 6-9 hours slower, the significant rain could be pushed later enough to delay morning tee times.
Looking at recent model trends, the low in southern Canada pushing the front does seem to be coming across a little bit later. So, maybe, just maybe there's hope? It will be fun to follow this the next few days. And now there's wx tied into this nonwx thread! As a result, maybe this can get pinned for a few days? ;)
 
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Phil M. fans will like this. The 18Z GFS has delayed the end of the rain for Milwaukee til ~noon on Thursday due to a slower frontal pasage/lagging low in southern Canada! The prior run had the rain end near 4 AM meaning the 18Z has delayed the end about 8 hours! This later end to the rain has actually been a trend since at least Friday when the article was written with it then indicating only a 10% chance of rain on Thu and the projected end of the rain before midnight per the GFS then. It was raised to 30% early this morning. IF the 18Z GFS is any indicator of future trends, the chance for rain on Thu will certainly be increasing substantially.

So, Phil may yet still have a reasonable chance to play in the US Open. About all he would need is a 4 hour delay in his currently scheduled tee time. This is kind of exciting to follow!
 

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Phil M. fans will like this. The 18Z GFS has delayed the end of the rain for Milwaukee til ~noon on Thursday due to a slower frontal pasage/lagging low in southern Canada! The prior run had the rain end near 4 AM meaning the 18Z has delayed the end about 8 hours! This later end to the rain has actually been a trend since at least Friday when the article was written with it then indicating only a 10% chance of rain on Thu and the projected end of the rain before midnight per the GFS then. It was raised to 30% early this morning. IF the 18Z GFS is any indicator of future trends, the chance for rain on Thu will certainly be increasing substantially.

So, Phil may yet still have a reasonable chance to play in the US Open. About all he would need is a 4 hour delay in his currently scheduled tee time. This is kind of exciting to follow!
I hope you are correct!! He played good this weekend, what a story that would be... late tee time, rain delay, attend daughters graduation and finally wins US Open!

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This is going to be fun to watch, I've never paid so much attention to Wisconsin weather LOL!! 12z NAM shows some showers but not too promising....he needs a good storm with some decent lightning mid morning Thursday to give him a shot or a deluge Wed night early Thurs morning
 

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So the GFS still shows some lingering showers but not sure it will be enough... With the first tee times at 6:45 am a good steady rain up till around 9:00 or so might just do the trick. Also wonder if he told his daughter I'll attend but you must keep the speech short... Lol
 

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