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Real Life Fantasy Golf - Following Rob

Discussion in 'General Sports' started by AirborneSas, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. Deathofthebambino

    Deathofthebambino Drive Carefully SoSH Member

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    Uggh, Rob started on the back nine today, and made 2 birdies in the first 5 holes, but then made a double on 15, and his usual bogey on 18. Makes the turn at even par, so he's still at -9. Unfortunately, the cut line has moved to -8, so he's now played himself back into butt clenching territory. Hopefully, he finishes strong, but we've seen this dance a few too many times.
     
  2. Deathofthebambino

    Deathofthebambino Drive Carefully SoSH Member

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    If shot tracker is correct, he just missed his third fairway in a row. Usually, the sign that things are coming undone.
     
  3. Deathofthebambino

    Deathofthebambino Drive Carefully SoSH Member

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    Couple birdies coming in, and he finishes the day at -11, tied for 33rd. A couple shots out of the top 15. A good day tomorrow would be really, really nice.
     
  4. Deathofthebambino

    Deathofthebambino Drive Carefully SoSH Member

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    Looks like it's playing harder today. Rob is -2 at the turn, and he's all the way up to a tie for 18th. GET HOT NOW.
     
  5. cshea

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    Shot a +2 38 on the back 9 to finish at T42. Moved up from 124 to 123 in the FedEx Cup. Early on, but right on the bubble as is his usual.

    In the field for Tiger fest at Torrey this week.
     
  6. BigMike

    BigMike Dope Dope

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    I am not sure Tiger will like having to share the headlines
     
  7. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    9:50 start today on #10. Playing with Sam Ryder and Tyler Torano. They're one group behind Justin Rose, Hideki Matsuyama, and Phil Mickelson so there might be some lingering crowds milling about.
     
  8. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    +3 through 7 on the (easier) north course. Not the best start ever.
     
  9. Doug Beerabelli

    Doug Beerabelli Killer Threads Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    +2 after round 1 at the North Course. T125. Has his work cut out for himself tomorrow to make cut.
     
  10. Deathofthebambino

    Deathofthebambino Drive Carefully SoSH Member

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    And he missed the cut with a -1 today, +1 overall. Cut was -1..
     
  11. Doug Beerabelli

    Doug Beerabelli Killer Threads Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    Rob plays this weekend at The AT&T pro am. 10:15 start time at Pebble. I see his amateur partner is "Calhoun," which I'm going to guess is former NE and UConn coach Jim Calhoun. If so, another reason for me to root for Rob, although I'm sure there are many out there that don't feel the same way. Lol.

    Question - generally speaking, which if the three courses this weeekend is the most difficult?
     
  12. cshea

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  13. TFP

    TFP Dope Dope

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    Rob with a shout out on the Golf Channel. Moves to -5 with another birdie.
     
  14. cshea

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    -6 now...1 shot off the lead.
     
  15. Deathofthebambino

    Deathofthebambino Drive Carefully SoSH Member

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    Pebble is Rob's favorite course. He has tons of experience there. It was one of the only events he played on Tour last year, and he finished 8th. He plays with the CEO of Pebble Beach every year, Perrochi (a Massachusetts native), who is a close friend. Last year, they were paired with Belichick and Koepka, I believe.
     
  16. Deathofthebambino

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    I know it was a 3 day cut, so there might be some weird quirks, but right now, it has Rob above the cut line at -3, but there is a group of guys that were cut that were also at -3. Did Rob make the cut or not?
     
  17. cshea

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    I think he made it. The app has all -3 guys inside the cut.

    He may fall in as an MDF. I can’t remember for sure, but I’m almost positive they send out fewer guys than normal tomorrow since they only use Pebble and they still have the amateur tournament. Pros could miss the pro cut but have to play for the pro am, so the numbers end up wonky. The -3’s may be MDF’s.
     
  18. Deathofthebambino

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    Actually, the PGA website just adjusted, so now it's showing all of the -3's as making the cut, whereas half were below the cut line before. Hopefully, he's not an MDF. Considering he's playing with the head of Pebble Beach, maybe they can just change the rule if they need to.
     
  19. Bob Montgomery's Helmet Hat

    Bob Montgomery's Helmet Hat has big, douchey shoulders Lifetime Member SoSH Member

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    He's playing. 8:51 local time off #10
     
  20. bostonbeerbelly

    bostonbeerbelly Member SoSH Member

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    This is a course he can throw up a -6/-7 on and sneak into a top 25. Excited to follow today.
     
  21. cshea

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    Looks like Rob is 2nd on the alternates list this week at Riviera. Keep an eye on any WD’s the next 2 days...
     
  22. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    Who do we have out there that can go Tonya Harding a couple people?
     
  23. cshea

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    Looks like he got in. 11:35 am tee time on Thursday.
     
  24. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    Good job mysterious SoSHer!
     
  25. LogansDad

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    Wasn't me. I'm still too far north to help out. And I was sleeping during the time window.
     
  26. The Napkin

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  27. LogansDad

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    Shit, I had no idea about that, and now I feel really bad.
     
  28. The Napkin

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    Rob is E (+4) through 12 today after birdies on 1 and 2 (started on 10).
    Cut line projected at +2. So yeah. Another typical nail biting last 6 holes.
     
  29. The Napkin

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    9 footer on 4 for bird

    (nope, par it is)
     
    #229 The Napkin, Feb 16, 2018
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  30. Doug Beerabelli

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    Bump. Missed cut last weekend, but back at it again at the Honda. IIRC, one of the tougher courses on tour, which may be to his advantage. Hoping for green arrows next to his FedEx Cup standings.
     
  31. cshea

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    Yeah, PGA National is one of the tougher regular tour stops. Wind is blowing today too. From the morning group, only 9 players are under par.

    Rob’s starting on the back 9, which is the tougher side.
     
  32. The Napkin

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    +5 yesterday and +1 through 13 on the day today. Cut is currently projected at +4 but lots of high numbers being posted. Going to be another interesting afternoon.
     
  33. The Napkin

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    Nailed a 28 footer on 18 to get to +6, still projected cut at +4.
    77 at 4 or better, 91 at 5 or better for now so going to need some big numbers. But gave him a chance at least.

    Looks like he put a ball in the water to double 11 yesterday. Take that one shot away....
     
  34. kenneycb

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    Cut has moved to +5 but there are 15 on it right now with 8 of them already in the clubhouse, so I imagine that's as high as it will get unfortunately.
     
  35. The Napkin

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    Yeah, 83 total at 5 or better. That's a lot to have to drop a stroke or 2...
     
  36. BigMike

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    It might move still, maybe 15-20% chance. There are 9 still on the course at 4, plus still some at 3 and 2

    What is the cut? 70 people, so 13 more?
     

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