Monday, February 06, 2006

FBR Open results


Congrats to J.B. Holmes on his 1st PGA victory (in only his 4th PGA event). It was pretty tight for most of the round...but then he made a CLUTCH eagle on 15 while Ryan Palmer plunked two in the water for a sweet 8...GAME OVER.

J.B. is one of the longest hitters on tour (currently ranked 2nd on tour with a 316 yard average) despite the fact that his swing is actually pretty short. He is a former SEC player of the year and won the PGA qualifying school tournament last year...he is solid. We will definitely be hearing more from this kid. I wish I had picked him up on my golf fantasy team...doh!

Here's a link to the story on pgatour.com:

http://www.pgatour.com/story/9210465

Also, good job to Scott Verplank, a close family friend, on his 2nd place performance. Scott is due a tournament win sometime this year. Mark my words...

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