Tag Archives: Lucas Glover

Jun
13
2012

Veteran caddie Todd Montoya, who is looping for Alabama grad Hunter Hamrick in his professional debut at the U.S. Open, posted a video via Twitter on Sunday revealing the end result of hitting the ball slightly to the right of the pin on the 17th green. Wowzers is right. Well, I was curious to see it for myself and Todd was kind enough to demonstrate it again on Tuesday.

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Jan
6
2012
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Apparently golfers are prone to injury in Maui waters

Another year, another golfer forced to withdraw from the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions due to a freak injury while enjoying the Pacific Ocean. Last Saturday 2009 U.S. Open champ Lucas Glover was paddleboarding when his foot caught the side of the board and caused him to sprain his right knee (MCL), according to the AP. Glover was forced to pull out, reducing the PGA Tour’s season-opener to 27 players –the smallest field in Kapalua since 1999.

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Jul
16
2011
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

Bad weather isn't stopping fans from coming to the Open

As expected, high winds and heavy rain have battered Royal St. George’s, along with fans, players and the several members of the media. Not surprisingly, the few players who have finished shot over par.

Gary Woodland was off to a fantastic start, but conditions worsened as his round progressed. Woodland was playing some mighty impressive golf until he reached the 14th, where the cross wind was so strong that he aimed roughly 50 yards left of the fairway, but a bad swing put him out of bounds.

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May
12
2011

Tiger's start had been nothing short of catastrophic

The first round of the Players is well underway and the big news is that erstwhile Greatest Golfer in the World Tiger Woods has just withdrawn from the tournament. Woods completed the front nine in 42 strokes, a score that included several severely mishit pitch shots, before calling time on the round and shaking hands with his playing partners. He had been favouring his left knee throughout the round.

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May
9
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Fear the Beard!

Ed note: I didn’t intend for “A Short Game Saved My Life: the Lucas Glover Story” to turn into a novel. Forgive me, it was late when I finished. I’ve split the original post into two separate ones, but I’m also now realizing it’s rather long. My apologies, but hey, there was some pretty exciting action happening at Quail Hollow on Sunday. Go here to read the first one.

Lucas Glover overshot the 16th green at Quail Hollow and ended up in the collection area behind it. Barely a second after Glover struck his chip, a group of local fans, who may have had a few too many adult beverages, roared, “Beard Power!” His ball rolled down toward the front pin location and came to a rest four-feet from the cup. Several guys in the gallery reacted, yelling, “Go Tigers!”

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May
9
2011

Beard Power!

When Lucas Glover last hoisted a trophy — a major one, no less — he was one of the game’s 20-something rising stars. Nearly two years later, his finesse around the greens and top-notch putting were instrumental to his victory Quail Hollow, outlasting best friend and former Clemson teammate Jonathan Byrd in a sudden death playoff to capture the Wells Fargo Championship.

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May
7
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Remember me? I won the US Open at Bethpage Black two years ago.

Lucas Glover, who missed the last three cuts, was simply happy that he wasn’t driving home on Friday evening. He shot a bogey-free three-under 69 in the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship to stay in contention going into Sunday. The Clemson grad drew attention to himself at the beginning of the season when he showed up for the new year sporting a heavy beard. Which makes him look more like a mountain man and nearly unrecognizable from the clean-cut pro golfer who hoisted the ’09 US Open trophy at Bethpage Black.

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