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Patrick Reed, Rory McIlroy Set for Masters Duel in Ryder Cup Rematch
www.wsj.com ^ | 4/7/18 | Brian Costa

Posted on 04/08/2018 3:56:19 AM PDT by a little elbow grease

The two will tee off in the final pairing on Sunday with Reed, a 27-year-old from Texas, ahead by three strokes......

AUGUSTA, Ga.—One of the most memorable duels in recent golf history is set for a rematch on Sunday. Only this time, instead of going head-to-head at the Ryder Cup, Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy will be in the final pairing on the final day of the Masters.

Less than two years after beating his European rival in a thrilling singles match to lead the U.S. to victory at Hazeltine, Reed will attempt to hold off McIlroy and a handful of other challengers at Augusta National. At 14 under par for the tournament, Reed will tee off with a three-shot lead.

It will be hard for them to match the sheer intensity of their meeting in the 2016 Ryder Cup, where they taunted and hollered at one another to a degree rarely seen in golf. But the outcome on Sunday has greater implications for both their individual careers.

With his first green jacket, McIlroy, a 28-year-old four-time major champion, would complete the career grand slam. Reed, a 27-year-old from Texas, would join the ranks of golf’s elite young players, years after he drew ridicule by declaring himself a top-5 player.

“I’m really excited to go out there tomorrow and show everyone what I’ve got—show Patrick Reed what I’ve got,” McIlroy said. “All the pressure is on him tomorrow. I’m hoping to come in and spoil the party.”

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This ought to be good.

http://www.nbcsports.com/video/patrick-reed-rory-mcilroy-create-spine-tingling-duel-ryder-cup

2016 Ryder Cup // McIlroy -- Reed

1 posted on 04/08/2018 3:56:19 AM PDT by a little elbow grease
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To: a little elbow grease

Yep, nothing can match that 2016 match-up. But this should still be fun.


2 posted on 04/08/2018 4:10:27 AM PDT by Rumierules
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In his interview, Patrick Reed doesn’t know why he is so disliked by so many. Let us count the ways, but how about starting with his cheating in college golf and removal from the team and then go on to the treatment of his parents, who his wife had removed by police from a tournament. Quite a story which makes it very difficult to “judge him strictly on his game” as he suggests. GO RORY!


3 posted on 04/08/2018 4:25:35 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: a little elbow grease

...one of them will have a major collapse....


4 posted on 04/08/2018 4:28:00 AM PDT by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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“...one of them will have a major collapse....”

Seems a safe prediction, given the course and history. Rory flirted with it Saturday with the shot into the azaleas and had a nice recovery from there. It ought to be entertaining.


5 posted on 04/08/2018 4:36:13 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: a little elbow grease

Should be a fun final round. Go Reed Go!


6 posted on 04/08/2018 4:44:18 AM PDT by Road Warrior 04 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: T-Bird45

I think Reed....


7 posted on 04/08/2018 4:52:16 AM PDT by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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8 posted on 04/08/2018 4:57:10 AM PDT by DoodleBob
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Watch on Masters.com. No ads. In addition to live play, there are individual hole videos of almost every player and interviews. There are videos of the leaders like “Rory McIlroy round 3 in under three minutes.” Today should be fun.


9 posted on 04/08/2018 5:06:26 AM PDT by Freee-dame (Best election ever!)
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To: a little elbow grease

This is a great masters and Rory is really playing well. Both are great players and will be interesting to see if Reed can continue on Sunday.


10 posted on 04/08/2018 5:11:12 AM PDT by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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To: a little elbow grease

They did no tmention Tiger Woods in the story. Racism, pure and simple.


11 posted on 04/08/2018 5:21:17 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob ("Other People's Money" = The life blood of Liberalism)
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I’m not cheering for either of them but they are playing great golf. It was hard to step away from the TV yesterday. I’d love to see Ricky Fowler snatch the victory.


12 posted on 04/08/2018 5:24:43 AM PDT by jean michael
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What those guys can do with a golf ball in the air is amazing.


13 posted on 04/08/2018 5:29:23 AM PDT by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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"Let us count the ways, but how about starting with his cheating in college golf and removal from the team and then go on to the treatment of his parents, who his wife had removed by police from a tournament."

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Where did you learn that?

I know his wife was his caddie, bot not able to throw his parents out of the tournament?

14 posted on 04/08/2018 5:34:13 AM PDT by a little elbow grease (Zip ties and duct tape are far more productive than pussy hats and #metoo tweets)
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LOL


15 posted on 04/08/2018 5:35:29 AM PDT by KSCITYBOY (The media is corrupt)
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“... his cheating in college golf and removal from the team and then go on to the treatment of his parents, who his wife had removed by police from a tournament.”

Links describing your assertions:

Cheating accusations in college: http://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id/12274966/patrick-reed-responds-allegations-cheating-stealing

Family issues: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/golf/1742463/ryder-cup-star-patrick-reeds-family-feud-boils-over-on-facebook-as-sister-accuses-him-of-being-horrible-stranger/


16 posted on 04/08/2018 5:45:56 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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There has been an ongoing very public feud with his parents since he married his nutty wife, prior to that he was dismissed from his college team for cheating. She has caddied for him, (now her brother does) she has jointly held trophies with him, she has fueled the fire with his parents with her unsubstantiated accusations. Several years ago, his parents who have been completely cut off from him, took some tickets from friends to go to a tournament he was in, on the 18th hole, Reeds wife called security/police and had them removed, many said they were doing nothing but watching. This is all well known news reported by legitimate news organizations.


17 posted on 04/08/2018 5:48:55 AM PDT by Toespi
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You can pick your friends but you can’t pick your family. He is playing some amazing golf and especially on the greens as he had two eagles yesterday. Doubt he has many more of those since one was pure luck, the other was a long putt after a great approach.


18 posted on 04/08/2018 5:55:40 AM PDT by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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"There has been an ongoing very public feud with his parents since he married his nutty wife, prior to that he was dismissed from his college team for cheating. She has caddied for him, (now her brother does) she has jointly held trophies with him, she has fueled the fire with his parents with her unsubstantiated accusations. Several years ago, his parents who have been completely cut off from him, took some tickets from friends to go to a tournament he was in, on the 18th hole, Reeds wife called security/police and had them removed, many said they were doing nothing but watching. This is all well known news reported by legitimate news organizations."

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"There has been an ongoing very public feud with his parents since he married his nutty wife ---- what do you mean by nutty?

prior to that he was dismissed from his college team for cheating --- NOT verified. The coach said that wasn't true.

she has jointly held trophies with him --- What is wrong with that? When she was carrying the bag, the bag was about as heavy as her.

she has fueled the fire with his parents with her unsubstantiated accusations --- WHAT accusations?

19 posted on 04/08/2018 6:07:47 AM PDT by a little elbow grease (Zip ties and duct tape are far more productive than pussy hats and #metoo tweets)
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20 posted on 04/08/2018 6:09:56 AM PDT by KavMan
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