Tag Archives: Innisbrook’s Copperhead course

Mar
16
2014
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour
Snake charmer!
For a while, it looked like no one wanted to win in the final round of the Valspar Championship as the leaders got off to slow starts and at the same time, the contenders began to backup. Then, John Senden decided he was going to snare this victory for his first on the PGA Tour since 2006, beating out Kevin Na by one stroke.

3 Comments
Continue Reading

Mar
19
2012
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Boom goes the dynamite!

Another Sunday. Another thrilling finish on the PGA Tour (which has become the norm early in the 2012 season). So, what happened this time?

Luke Donald overcame a three-shot deficit heading into the final round of the Transitions Championship to fire a five-under 66, 13-under total, and earn a spot in the four-man playoff with Robert Garrigus, Jim Furyk and Sang-Moon Bae. After driving it in the rough on the 18th, the first extra hole, Donald came through in the clutch. He hit a beautiful 7-iron to about 6 feet and then rolled it in for birdie to win his fifth-career PGA Tour event.

30 Comments
Continue Reading

Mar
18
2012

Tough times for the Big Easy

The last two years on the golf course haven’t been a walk in the park for Ernie Els, a three-time major champion. For a few hours on Sunday afternoon at Innisbrook’s Copperhead course, Els had a chance to break his two-year win-less streak on the PGA Tour, but he stumbled coming down the stretch, missing short putts and bogeying two of the last three holes at the Transitions Championship.

11 Comments
Continue Reading