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BMW PGA Championship Preview
by jimmywomble on 19 May at 20:27
Jimenez to Jig his Way Around Wentworth The European Tour has its flagship event this week with the BMW PGA Championship from Wentworth. Going for the double double this week will be Rory McIlroy who won last week at Quail Hollow in the US and also defends the title he won here last year. Funnily enough the tee-off times are the same as the UK and are at 7am on the 21st May. Unusual for modern events as well everyone will tee off from the first hole rather than the modern trend of splitting the field with the 10th tee. The Course & Past Winners The West course at Wentworth has been used since 1984 for this event and was also the previous host of the World Matchplay Championship although that ceased in 2007. However there were some major changes..
Stanley Cup playoffs Conference finals thoughts and bets
by Epic on 16 May at 15:21
A month from now we will probably know who's the new Stanley Cup champion. Four teams continue the journey towards the coveted trophy. Half of the Conference finals, which start tonight, is made up of teams that were also there last year as the New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks try to fight off the challenges of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Anaheim Ducks respectively. I have so far correctly predicted all the previous series winners (read round 1 HERE, round 2 HERE) and hopefully I will manage to keep the run going. New York Rangers vs Tampa Bay Lightning The Rangers have made it to the Conference finals the second year in the row, whilst the Lightning has made it this far just the third time in its history. It's a fascinating matchup as the two have played quite similar..
Newcastle United v West Ham United
by redhammer on 18 May at 22:24
Newcastle United v West Ham United LAST GAME OF THE SEASON-LIVE ON SKY SPORTS 24-05-2015. 15.00. St James Park. A West Ham Preview Last Time Out The Game West Ham 1-2 Everton The first half was a bit bland for the journalists with little goal mouth action but the talking point came when Coleman blocked Cresswells cross with his arm but the penalty claim was waved away. An early yellow card for Reid put Everton 1 up on the journey for Fair Play but McCarthy and Coleman put the Hammers 2-1 up. HT 0-0 The game kicked into life a little in the second half as both sides started to attack more without hitting top gear. On the 62nd minute a nice 1-2 with Song and Downing saw the latter curl it past Howard and put the Irons 1 up. 5 minutes later though and Leon Osmas made..
Crowne Plaza Invitational ( PGA Tour ) 2015 Preview
by The rabbit on 17 May at 16:46
Adam Scott missed the cut last week in the Wells Fargo Championship and will be trying to do much better when he defends his title this week at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at the Colonial CC, Fort Worth, Texas. Masters champion Jordan Spieth is also competing and he will be attempting to gain his first victory in his home state. The Crowne Plaza Invitational is the longest running event on the PGA tour still being held at the original site and was established in 1946. It is part of the FedExCup schedule and the winner will obtain 500 points. The past ten winners of this event with their final scores are - 2014 Adam Scott - 9 2013 Boo Weekley - 14 2012 Zach Johnson - 12 2011 David Toms - 15 2010 Zach Johnson - 21 2009 Steve Stricker- 17 2008 Phil Mickelson - 14 2007 Rory Sabbatini..
Football League Play-Off Finals Preview
by bobslay13 on 20 May at 13:05
Wembley Awaits The hard work began way back in the July 2014 pre-season for the whole of the Football League but for 6 sides it is only just finishing. The Play-Off Finals are a culmination of 48 gruelling games of football and in the end it’s all or nothing. Win at Wembley this weekend and the season was a success, lose and it’s back to the drawing board with a good season simply confined to the record books. It's so far so good for my Play-Offs predictions and tips from my earlier blog; HERE with Wycombe winning at 12/5 away at Plymouth's Home Park and Middlesbrough keeping a clean sheet at the Riverside against Brentford. I tipped Wycombe Wanderers, Swindon Town and Norwich City for Play-Off glory and all 3 have made it to the finals in a bid to land me..
Simona Halep - Can she win her first Grand Slam ?
by The rabbit on 19 May at 19:42
Simona Halep will be attempting to win her first Grand Slam when she competes in the French Open. Simona is from Romania and has improved considerably in the last two years and won her first WTA title in June 2013. Since then she has won ten other WTA tournaments and is presently ranked at number three in the world. She reached her first Grand Slam final last year when she was the beaten finalist in this tournament. She has won three WTA titles this year and was the beaten semi finalist in her latest event which was in Italy after previously losing in the first round in Madrid. The French Open is the second of the four annual Grand Slams to take place and it is held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris and the surface is clay. It begins on..
Crown Plaza Invitational.
by Ralfie1982 on 19 May at 00:15
Cown Plaza Invitational The Course PAR 70 There are 2 more PAR 3's than usual hence the PAR 70 not 72 The course highlight is the 13th Hole. It involves alot of water and not a lot of Green to aim at.... go take a look. Also worth a little look at hole 9 and 16. These other two could be the ones to focus on in the last round get over these in tact and your looking in good shape. The Stats $6.5m total purse with the winner taking the $1.17m and 500 fedex points to boot Heavily dominated by the Americans winning 56 out of 69 events There are two double winners Zach Johnson (playing this year) and Phil Mick Smaller field - being an invitational we have 123 rather than 156 entrants Zach Johnson..
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