Golf News – August 19th, 2013

Reed wins behind ‘shot of his life’

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Patrick Reed hit what he called the “shot of his life,” a punched three-quarter 7-iron from the trees to 7 feet on the second playoff hole to help win his first PGA Tour title.

Reed’s tee shot at the par-4 10th hole sailed right into the trees and was believed to have landed on the wrong side of the out-of-bounds stakes.

“When I got the OB sign, my heart sunk,” he said.

Reed looked at his wife and caddie, Justine, and thought, “I let my family down.”

Read the rest of the article HERE.

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Youth is served, as Europe romps past U.S. at Solheim Cup

PARKER, Colo. – Two years ago many questioned the relevance of the Solheim Cup. The U.S. had won four of the last five Cups and Europe seemed a distant second.

“Bring on the Asians, some said.”

And now, as Dottie Pepper sat beside the 18th green waiting for the final match to come in, the Europeans an hour deep into their celebration, one of the fiercest competitors the game has ever seen stated an obvious, yet painful fact about American golf:

“The world has caught up and passed (us),” Pepper said.

Read the rest of the article HERE.

Fitzpatrick caps memorable year with U.S. Am win

BROOKLINE, Mass. – Almost a year to the date, Matthew Fitzpatrick won the British Boys Championship, and he said his life changed forever.

On Sunday, Fitzpatrick won the 113th U.S. Amateur Championship at The Country Club with a 4-and-3 victory over Oliver Goss of Australia, and his world changed again.

Fitzpatrick, 18, became just the second Englishman to win the championship, more than a century after Harold Hilton claimed it in 1911.

Read the rest of the article HERE.

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Bill is a true golf gear nerd by definition who loves making custom club creations in his garage with tools like sledge hammers, blow torches, and his bare hands. By day, Bill is a technology manager living in the Chicago suburbs with his wife and kids. Bill plays Scott Readman Concepts putters and accessories.

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