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Thursday, April 12, 2012

An ace...on a par 4

yes that is correct...Amity High School's Brent Marieb aced the 337-yard par-4 hole at Portland Golf Course Wednesday afternoon. Amity lost the dual-match to Xavier, but you can vote for Marieb as the the Register's Star of the Day until 9 p.m. tonight.

So go to the polls and vote!

Monday, April 9, 2012

Travelers has 5 in the top 25 world rankings

The World Golf Rankings change on a weekly basis, but right now, things are looking good for the Travelers Championship.
Five of the top 25 in the world golf rankings have committed to play in the tournament June 21-24 at TPC at River Highlands in Cromwell. That includes your reigning Masters champion Bubba Watson, who jumped to No. 4 in the rankings, right in front of Hunter Mahan, who tied for 12th at the Masters and was the top-ranked American for exactly one week.

Also scheduled to come are Webb Simpson (No. 13), reigning PGA Champion Keegan Bradley (No. 20) and Ian Poulter (No. 25), who finished in seventh place at the Masters.

Check out the rest of the current World Golf Rankings.

Bubba wins 2012 Masters

Millions like you have already watched Bubba Watson win his first major championship at the Masters, breaking down moments after on both his caddie's and his mother's shoulder. And I'm sure you watched the Green Jacket ceremony before the tournament telecast concluded. But having been to one Masters - in 2004 - they also have a Green Jacket presentation to the patrons on the practice putting area. Here, courtesy of YouTube, is a clip from that ceremony: