Big Break Ireland Show Nine Recap

By Golf Channel DigitalNovember 16, 2011, 3:00 am


It looks like Julien found a way to outsmart the producers. The producers worked out that in the elimination challenge each player would get to play each other once. Well, Julien did his best to make that not happen.  He got such a lead on Mark, that it was mathematically impossible for him not to make his way into the finale.  So Julien sealed his fate in one match! Now it was Mark vs. The Eliminator (a.ka. Mallory).   Like so many golf tournaments, the elimination challenge with Mark vs. Mallory came down to one putt and Mark was able to make the putt when it counted.  This unfortunately sent Mallory home.  Mark and Julien are one step closer to making their dream a reality.

Watch Mallory’s exit interview as she talks to Host, Tom Abbott about what part of her game let her down during her time on Big Break Ireland.  Plus, find out if Mallory thinks competing on Big Break Ireland was more stressful than playing in a LPGA Tour Major.  Finally, hear what Mallory thought of being called “The Eliminator”.

Mallory’s Exit Interview- Watch Now

Julien and Mark break down the day’s events that lead them into finale of Big Break Ireland during their last Happy Hour together.  Hear what Mark thought of being in his first elimination challenge and what they thought of Mallory’s level of play during Big Break Ireland and what they expect from her after the show. 

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Also, hear what the hosts of Big Break Ireland, Tom Abbott and Stephanie Sparks, had to say about how the final elimination challenge between Mark and Mallory went down.  They talked about how interesting that the players started the show as a team and end it playing each hole and shot for themselves. 

Host Analysis- Watch Now

Text BREAK to 55333 to sign up to get mobile text alerts about Big Break Ireland.  And don’t forget to tune in to the finale of Big Break Ireland Tues at 9PM ET. 

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Tiger Tracker: Tour Championship

By Tiger TrackerSeptember 21, 2018, 6:15 pm

Tiger Woods is looking to close his season with a win at the Tour Championship. We're tracking him this week at East Lake Golf Club.


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Tiger gets rapper Big Boi's support during opening 65

By Grill Room TeamSeptember 21, 2018, 6:00 pm

Tiger Woods fans everywhere were buzzing during his opening 65 at the Tour Championship, and that includes Atlanta hip-hop legend Big Boi, who was supporting the 14-time major champ from the East Lake gallery.

Perhaps best known as one half of the rap duo "Outkast" along with André 3000, Big Boi played the part of Woods superfan on Thursday, following Tiger around the course and posting videos on Twitter, before eventually stopping for a chat and a few pictures after the round.

Big Boi, who kicked off the Tour Championship with a performance at the event’s opening ceremonies, is hardly the first hip-hop superstar to buddy up to Woods - who could forget these incredible pictures with Snoop Dogg?

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After Web.com Tour Finals, Peterson retires ... again

By Ryan LavnerSeptember 21, 2018, 5:50 pm

OK, now it’s official: John Peterson is done with professional golf.  

With one last chance to secure his PGA Tour card for next season, Peterson missed the cut in the season-ending Web.com Tour Championship. After failing to keep conditional status on Tour – in the most excruciating of circumstances – Peterson is now out of options to play the big tour in 2019, so he’s stepping away from professional golf, at age 29.


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It’s been one of the most unusual storylines of the year. The former NCAA individual champion from LSU announced at the beginning of the year that he was done if he didn’t keep his card on his major medical extension. He’d grown tired of the nomadic existence on Tour, and as a new father and husband, he’d already lined up his next career, in real estate and business development in his hometown of Fort Worth, Texas.

In July, Peterson said that the Web.com Tour Finals would be his final opportunity. If he earned a full PGA Tour card through the four-event series, then he’d continue to play in 2018-19 because he’d be able to pick and choose his schedule. But he never threatened full status, missing three cuts and tying for 56th in the other start.

And so on Friday afternoon, Peterson tapped out this tweet, saying goodbye to the Tour:

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Army vets get sneak peek at Callaway's new wedges

By Rex HoggardSeptember 21, 2018, 5:23 pm

ATLANTA – Callaway Golf unveiled a new set of wedges to consumers on Friday, but U.S. Army veterans Kyle Butcher and Billy Paul were treated to an early peak on Wednesday at the Tour Championship.

Butcher and Paul were chosen to participate in a club fitting at East Lake that included three of Callaway’s new Mack Daddy 4 Tactical Wedges. The new wedges feature the company’s tactical package with a PVD finish, tour issued shafts and Groove-in-Groove technology. It was the company’s 13th “warrior fitting” this year.


Billy Paul (L) and Kyle Butcher checking out Callaway’s new Mack Daddy 4 Tactical Wedges.

Billy Paul (L) and Kyle Butcher (M) checking out Callaway's new Mack Daddy 4 wedges


The limited edition wedges became available at retail on Friday ($179.99) and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Birdies for the Brave. The company also made a $50,000 donation to Birdies for the Brave’s Special Operations Warriors Foundation.

Part of the company’s push to honor American military members also includes 15 percent discounts on purchases by all veterans.