Tag Archives: Russell Henley

Mar
6
2014
Uh oh...
The first round of the WGC-Cadillac Championship was halted at 2:22pm due to inclement weather in the area. After thunderstorms and showers hit Trump National Doral, the range re-opened just before 4pm and then golfers were back in position to restart play at 4:45pm.

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Mar
3
2014
Hold up
Heading into the final round at PGA National, Rory McIlroy held a two-shot lead — and through seven holes, he had a three-stroke advantage over the closest competitor. McIlroy seemed destined to successfully convert a wire-to-wire victory at the Honda Classic on Sunday. He looked calm and collected for most of the front nine and appeared like he’d probably cruise to the champion’s circle for his second time in three years.

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Feb
27
2014
Rory's back on top!
What a difference a year makes! Well, the same could have been said last year for Rory McIlroy when he walked off the course in the middle of the second round out of frustration, since he was defending his title after winning this event in 2012. I guess you could also say McIlroy has a bit of a love-hate relationship with PGA National.

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Jan
17
2013
By WUP Staff under By the Numbers

Henley closed with five birdies to claim his maiden PGA Tour title.

As the first full-field event of the season, the Sony Open in Hawaii inaugurated the PGA Tour careers of most — but not all — the 2013 rookies. Generally, the tournament is won by a Tour veteran, but not this year: two rookies, Russell Henley and Scott Langley, stole the show.

How did they do it? For the mathematically inclined (and inept), here’s your statistical breakdown of the week in Waialae.

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Jan
13
2013
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
These kids are good

These kids are good

I’m still reeling from flu-like symptoms and the tragic loss of the Seattle Seahawks to the Atlanta Falcons, but I’m trying to put aside my qualms for the back-nine battle at the Sony Open.

Rookies Russell Henley and Scott Langley posted 17-under 193 to break the 54-hole scoring record at Waialae Country Club. The 23-year-olds entered the final round three shots clear of the closest contender, Tim Clark.

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May
7
2012
By Stephanie Wei under Nationwide Tour

The Wells Fargo Championship wasn’t the only hang-on-to-the-edge-of-your-seat finish on Sunday. About 200 miles southwest of Charlotte at University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, the Nationwide Tour’s Stadion Classic had an ending perhaps just as compelling.

Former UGA golfer and NWT rookie Hudson Swafford followed in the footsteps of his ex-teammate Russell Henley, who captured the title in 2011, to win at his former college golf home course. (See, it’s not overrated!) Heading into the final round, Swafford was three shots back and teed off an hour before the final pairing. However, he holed out for birdie from the greenside bunker on the 72nd hole to fire a course-record nine-under 62, which turned out to be enough to hold off good friend Luke List, who won the NWT event a week earlier.

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