Tag Archives: Zach Johnson

Jul
20
2015
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

For all the pre-championship hype over distance being such a ginormous advantage at the Old Course, turns out the Open was won with good old-fashioned grit. Many (including yours truly) predicted that Dustin Johnson would overpower the Old Course with his jaw-dropping drives, but it was another Johnson who ended up hoisting the Claret Jug — Zach, of course.

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Jul
20
2015
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

Jordan Spieth didn’t win the Open Championship. He didn’t win his third consecutive major. He didn’t keep the Grand Slam watch alive. It’s okay, though. Spieth is still a winner — after all, he has the Green Jacket and the U.S. Open trophy.

The 21-year-old Texan also put on the run of a champion on Monday in the final round at the Old Course; one that will inspire the generations of golfers to come. Spieth is undoubtedly a winner.

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Mar
22
2015
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Perhaps the elusive albatross isn’t so elusive — at least it hasn’t been the past two days at Bay Hill. Daniel Berger made the first one in the tournament history in the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on the par-5 6th. On Sunday, Zach Johnson followed suit and holed out from the fairway with a five-iron from 206 yards on the par-5 16th.

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Jan
10
2015
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

It’s virtually impossible to write about golf right now with playoff football showing on the television in front of me in the media center, but I’ll do my best to get through this write-up for the few of you who actually care.

As the conditions have been soft all week at Kapalua’s Plantation Course, low scores were there for the taking in the second round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Defending champion Zach Johnson was one of the players to capitalize, posting a six-under 67 to take a four-way share of the lead with Jimmy Walker, Sang-Moon Bae and first-round leader Russell Henley.

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Sep
26
2014
By Bernie D'Amato under Ryder Cup

 

Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose were an unbeatable duo on day one of The Ryder Cup. In the morning fourball, they crushed Watson and Simpson 5&4. In the afternoon foursomes, they were AS through 14, and continued their dominance with a 2&1 victory over Mahan and Johnson.

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Sep
10
2014
Spieth teeing off no. 1

Spieth teeing off no. 1

I was headed to the practice area late Wednesday morning  at East Lake to chat with players and look for a good story on the eve of the Tour Championship. Well, sometimes the most fun ones are the kind you just happen to stumble upon. In other words, you’re at the right place at the right time.

That’s what happened today. I stopped to talk with Ryan Palmer’s caddie James Edmondson, who was waiting for his player on the first tee. As Palmer was teeing off, Rickie Fowler strolled up, then Jimmy Walker and Jordan Spieth. 

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Jul
29
2014

As always, some of you asked where you could watch my work for the Open Championship. The only real answer to that is if you live in Asia, I’m on the preview (or post-round) show on Fox Sports, and I also make regular appearances on Fox Sports Central. Since I know most of my reader base is North America and UK-based, you obviously can’t watch.

I’ve picked several features and interviews from the week at Royal Liverpool covering the Open — which was, as always, a complete blast. First, let’s check out the local area…

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Feb
27
2014
Shaky start for Tiger
Tiger Woods kicked off his second PGA Tour start of the year on Thursday – his first since the Farmers Insurance Open a month ago when he missed the secondary cut. His game in the first round of the Honda Classic didn’t exactly conjure up much more confidence that his form was taking a turn for the better.

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Feb
18
2014
The opening hole at Dove Mountain
Hello, everyone! Welcome to Dove Mountain, the home of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. I was hoping to host a WUP Bracket Challenge here, but as you may recall, I’ve mentioned that WUP is getting a face lift (aka a redesign), and as it happens, it’s been delayed, so there’s been a change of plans.

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