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I  was trawling around some of the bookies today and here are some of the so called specials which are on offer, Laddies money back if a European  golfer wins the masters, Boyles are offering money back if your golfer finishes 2nd or 3rd including ties,... 25/1 henrik Stenson with this offer seems a fair bet, one i like with laddies is john huh 25/1 to be in the top 10.   ..i will leave the expert write up to Callit who is a lot more Knowledgeable then myself.   good luck with you bets lads.
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Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 7:38 PM BST
TODAY's WINNERS IN BOLD

15:20    Stephen Gallacher (5/4) +8        Joost Luiten (6/5) +9
15:30    Mike Weir (5/2) +8          Brandt Snedeker (8/13) +8
15:40    KJ Choi (8/15) +7             Sandy Lyle (3) +8
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 7:40 PM BST
Winner on the tee
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 7:43 PM BST
Youngest Masters champ every 17 years !
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:22 PM BST
More afraid of Bubba than Kuch tbo
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:27 PM BST
TODAY's WINNERS IN BOLD

15:50    Francesco Molinari (11/10) +7        Nick Watney (11/10) +7
16:00    Brendon De Jonge (4/6) +6        Oliver Goss (2) +7
16:10    Thongchai Jaidee (11/8) +6        Thorbjorn Olesen (6/5) +6
16:20    Lucas Glover (28/17) +5        Billy Horschel (20/19) +6
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:28 PM BST
Jordan leads by 2...........going on the beer !
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 8:32 PM BST
WOW...come on Jordy!
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:32 PM BST
GRABBING IT BY THE BALLS now Devil
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:45 PM BST
16:30    Darren Clarke (11/5) +5        Stewart Cink (4/5) +5
16:50    Vijay Singh (5/6) +4             Jose Maria Olazabal (15/8) +5
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:48 PM BST
Might be mad but took the 66/1 for Spieth e/w for The OPEN.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:52 PM BST
Walker / Rory battle, both -3
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 8:55 PM BST
Accum. down the swannie
Report BigRob1 April 13, 2014 9:00 PM BST
anyone know which site is fasted for updating the scores ?

pgatour are very slow
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 9:01 PM BST
Catch Me is green side.
Report pa lapsy April 13, 2014 9:17 PM BST
Masters.com Big rob
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 9:35 PM BST
Getting the Butler Cabin ready for the party later
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 9:41 PM BST
Hootie Johnson will probably hit you up for some blow.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 9:47 PM BST
BUBBA LEAVES THEM, SPEITH-LESS - there's your headline.
Report workrider April 13, 2014 9:50 PM BST
wouldn't be counting your money just yet...
Report pa lapsy April 13, 2014 9:52 PM BST
Still hoping headline is Blixtkreig Blush
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 9:54 PM BST
On Spieth ffs
Report workrider April 13, 2014 10:03 PM BST
Game back on ...
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:04 PM BST
Amen to that
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:06 PM BST
The last time a rookie won at Augusta (Fuzzy Zoeller in 1979) they came from 3 strokes back with three holes to play to win via a play-off.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:07 PM BST
*he
Report db1974 April 13, 2014 10:09 PM BST
Hope Speith does it
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:10 PM BST
It all begins on the second nine on Sunday. Here we go, here we go
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:15 PM BST
Spieth inside Bubba, and both have good looks at birdie on No. 11, a hole that's yielded only TWO birdies all day.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:15 PM BST
#3 coming up
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:20 PM BST
Concede ffs
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:23 PM BST
Lots can happen, and it often does - Adam Scott
Report pa lapsy April 13, 2014 10:24 PM BST
Bubbas to lose now.
Report workrider April 13, 2014 10:25 PM BST
Sad
Report db1974 April 13, 2014 10:26 PM BST
Feckin really don't like Bubba but can't see him beaten now - experience will see him home now
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 10:27 PM BST
hell of a put that from Spieth
Report workrider April 13, 2014 10:27 PM BST
The boy done well...
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:29 PM BST
Think most want the young gun to win
Report db1974 April 13, 2014 10:30 PM BST
That is some drive
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 10:30 PM BST
wow from bubba
Report pa lapsy April 13, 2014 10:30 PM BST
Only a bogey and a bird to level, to the 2 on -5 still game on though stinky one for non bubbas that drive on 13
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:31 PM BST
Eagle time and shake hands
Report workrider April 13, 2014 10:33 PM BST
This is bubba we're talking about remember , liable to have a 6 Laugh
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:35 PM BST
"Blixt blazes into the trees" -Allis
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:39 PM BST
"We have to measure that Bubba Watson drive at 13 in furlongs. Check back in a bit."
LOVE IT
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 10:51 PM BST
Report• Quote • Block User Catch Me ifyoucan • April 13, 2014 8:48 PM BST
Might be mad but took the 66/1 for Spieth e/w for The OPEN.



Paddy Poor rep must be watching the forum......28/1 now
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:11 PM BST
Three players, Art Wall (1959), Arnold Palmer (1960) and Mark O’Meara (1998), have scored consecutive birdies to win.
Report db1974 April 13, 2014 11:18 PM BST
What about Schwartzel?
Report db1974 April 13, 2014 11:20 PM BST
Some great shooting from Westwood there .... when it didn't matter a fcuk of course
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:26 PM BST
Oops Bubba
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 11:26 PM BST
So no one on the thread went for Bubba?

Kelly mentioned him tbf...but then I suspect traded out when he hit the first green on R1 Plain
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:27 PM BST
Correct
Report db1974 April 13, 2014 11:31 PM BST
Feckin hell Ozy - at least have the decency to give credit where it is due without being a bollix about it in the same breath
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 11:33 PM BST
Sorry.  Fair play, Kelly.  Well done.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:36 PM BST
Typical Ozy imho
Report Ozymandius April 13, 2014 11:40 PM BST
Kelly traded out on all his runners early on day 1...,,according to the thread.

But fair play for the good selection.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:44 PM BST
Spieth e/w - only 3 places - a birdie from Spieth please
Report easygold April 13, 2014 11:45 PM BST
Fair Play Bubba, that shuts-up Montgomery and Roe (Mmmmmmmmmmmmm). Deserved winner drove the ball very well.

Well done Callit, Blixt did very well.
Report pa lapsy April 13, 2014 11:45 PM BST
Bubba deserved it today the way he played,very shakey yesterday and couldn,t see him winning beforehand,hopefully a few got a place,Callit and Huddys ew on Blixt and i,d imagine a good trade on Couples last day for the Gotchee,apologies for who i left out,and a special mention to Catchme who beat pp,s odds compiler(it feels goodWink and made a decent thread),next year again for most.
Report newapproach April 13, 2014 11:46 PM BST
With workrider tipping spieth and callit tipping blixt, i'd say it was another cracking week for the golf thread.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:49 PM BST
Ffs remember those buffoons DUFFNER & PHIL. The e/w side of Spieth pales into........
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:52 PM BST
We BUBB
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:52 PM BST
Ah
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:57 PM BST
Well Played @bubbawatson. See You @RLGCHoylake 2014 for #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/DChMIaWSp8

ROLL on ROYAL LIVERPOOL
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 13, 2014 11:59 PM BST
Yea the 9th was the Killer
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 14, 2014 12:03 AM BST
As I said earlier SPIETHLESS
Report Kelly April 14, 2014 12:04 AM BST
Very satisfactory tournament , although not exciting over the last 9 as Bubba was always in control of his ball .  Thats the difference this year with Bubba ( as I posted months ago ) , he plays more mature golf nowadays . Different this year , maybe its parenthood kicking in !

Also delighted with Kuchar , my bet was 1-6 places , where he finished suited me .

Roll on the next major , and then the Open , I have backed Bubba for it at 90 on here .  Dont think he will be more than 25/1 .
Report Kelly April 14, 2014 12:12 AM BST
Ozy , Bubba was my first bet on the Masters , as posted in my 4 picks . Traded out on him , sure , along with the 3 others who also made me money trading  , but I always keep a bit up my sleeve for interest . He is also going to make me a fair bit of money in the Open , when I lay off my bets which I took on here here at 90 . Think I got most of that 90 .
Report Kelly April 14, 2014 12:37 AM BST
Ozy , I traded out on Bubba at 9.30 pm on Thursday , he was the last of the four I actioned . Not sure when he started to play , but I guess he got beyond the first green .

Rory and Scott played better golf than their finishing position indicated . They will both be back . Both of them had terrible nine hole runs  in their 72, that happens at Augusta .  If Rorys ball had travelled another 6 inches at the 15th tonight he would have been 3 under instead of level , thats the fine line between glory and despair at Augusta .
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 14, 2014 12:40 AM BST
Watch out for the winner of the Northern Trust Open in 11 years… Well done Bubba Watson, well done. #Masters pic.twitter.com/DaNAjAzB3p


Couples wins both the Northern Trust and Masters 1992.
Weir wins both 11 years later in 2003.
Enter Bubba Watson 11 years later in 2014
Report huddys April 14, 2014 1:24 AM BST
Westwood 1 shot ahead playing the 18th,need him to get a par my Trixie up,in the pub thinking the worst,what does he do,get a birdie,for once Westwood does the business for me,trixie up happy days,
Report callitasucit April 14, 2014 3:06 PM BST
Another cracking renewal, only slight negative being Bubba had it wrapped up early enough.

Bubba is someone I just cant take to, but all credit to him. He recovered from Saturdays shakiness, and again drove unbelievably well yesterday, hitting wedges into par 5s. Ridiculous. I would love his golfing ability, but would pass on the wife. As my brother said to me last night, if God was helping Bubba with his golf, he did him no favours with his missus. Horrendous.

For Jordan Spieth, it was just too soon. But he wont be long in waiting, for he is an awesome talent. He got to the front early doors yesterday, but in all honesty wasn't playing that well, and got there through lady luck and good putting. But he handled himself very well, and seems to be learning not to be as hard on himself if things aren't going perfectly. He is the heir to Tigers throne.

Talking about Tigers throne, Rory yet again produced his best round when the ship had sailed. Infuriating to his legions of fans, but expected to others.

Jonas Blixt was again a joy to watch, though we got to watch relatively little of him. Nearly every second shot of Ian Poulter was shown, but very rare glimpses from the man who was right in contention. To be fair, maybe I was being unfair about the lack of coverage of Blixt. Such is the way he plays the game, the cameraman may not have been able to find him until he got to the green!! He holed every putt he should have, and his chipping was again a delight. He doesn't contend too often, and is the type of player the media and the markets forget very quickly, so he may be insulting prices again quite soon. He has bottle aplenty, and a refreshing attitude. 3 major appearances have produced finishes of 26/4/2. Quite a feat. Hopefully he comes into the British Open under the radar. His game will relish the test. Again, not great punishment for wayward drives, and potentially no need for a driver, his short game is the best in the world. On debut last year, he played level par golf over the weekend, which was bettered only by a couple of players. I would guess he is looking forward to it, and so am I.

Matt Kuchar did what he does best. Flattered to deceive. Its going to be very hard for him to get over the line, and he should be continuously laid when in contention at short odds. I missed out on laying him when he hit the front last night, as had no coverage in pub, but he has proved kind to pink button hitters of late. He is nearly as reliable as the Mayo footballers on a September Sunday.

Lee Westwood again backed out of it early, before running on well. His interview on Saturday showed his horrible attitude, and shows just why he cant seem to win one. Though he did again show he saves his best for the tougher assignments and quotes of 50-1 are always worth taking e.w, as he is invariably there or thereabouts.

From a personal point of view, it was a profitable week, and though not bagging the winner, yesterday went well. Blixt produced a healthy place dividend, won Top Swede on the bridle, and Jimenez bagged Top Senior. Slightly disappointing WW didn't also nail the place money. He certainly played well enough to be top 6. But putted like Stevie Wonder. It would have been great if Blixt could have pulled off the win, and land the loot. Apart from a few on here backing him, quite a few people I know invested at big odds, so it would have given extra pleasure.
Choi and Westwood along with Jimenez and Blixt ensured landing a nice yankee, to put the icing on the cake, so a nice way to end the week.

Roll on the US Open, and the Return of the Tiger. Its just not the same without him.
Report huddys April 14, 2014 3:15 PM BST
Well done call,as you said its just not the same without the legend not playing in the Masters,hopefully he returns stronger and back to his best,
Report Kelly April 14, 2014 3:35 PM BST
Just dont understand the Bubba thing , but then I tend only to look at the shots the guys are playing . Adopting the baby has changed Bubba I reckon , and Bubba has never had a golf lesson in his life , what you see is what you get .  And no coach crap / changes etc .  He will stand the test of time , like Furyk , both with individual ways of playing golf .

Those who dont understand the way Bubba plays golf have probably no knowledge of a certain Irishman ( Belfast born but domaciled in Muskerry ) who was favourite for the 1937 British Open when aged only 17 .  A hurler playing golf , look up some of the old footage when googling Jimmy Bruen . He still holds a record at Newcastle from 1937 , 65 I think , has never been beaten , although course has been lengthened and 16th remodelled . Standard scratch there was 74  or 75 when he did his 65 . And his equipment would be binned by any current player or pro .
Report thebeg April 14, 2014 8:08 PM BST
disappointing to read callit comments about bubba's wife,absolutely disgusting imo,perhaps he could stick up a pic of his wife and we could judge whether we'd give her a go or not,knowing him from his posts on here he'll probably stick up a pic of meagher
Report Ozymandius April 14, 2014 8:24 PM BST
Nice right up callit, especially the bit about Bubba's wife.  You just know to look at her that she has a range of strap on paraphanalia to inflict pain on Blubba in the boudoir.

Re Kuchar..did he play well to finish so high...or did he bottle it because he didn't win it.... seems for some guys if you finish top 10 and didn't win you are a bottler.....finish outside the top 20 and you just had a bad week...but no 'bottler' label....maybe these guys are 'the real bottlers'.I appreciate Kuch has previous and has let wins go...though not sure that label applies this week.
Report huddys April 14, 2014 9:27 PM BST
Think you should get off your high horse thebeg,think callit comments about Bubba wife was said in jest and a bit of banter,thats very mild to some of the stuff put up on the forum,
Report El Guerrouj April 14, 2014 10:15 PM BST
Ha, Jesus thebeg, think you're being a bit over sensitive there!! You've never joked about a woman's looks no? She's not the best looking when you compare her to some of the other WAGs on tour. Bubba is god squad though so I'd say he might not be as vain as the rest of us!

Ozy the bottler thing is tricky, I too agree it's very easy to label good golfers who frequently contend as 'bottlers'. If you take a hard line there are very very few of the top players you wouldn't brand as bottlers, tiger, Phil (now), McDowell, zach and not many others are the only one without too many blots against their name.

Even before this week, you'd have concerns about Bubba's bottle in contention and as recently as 2 months ago I was cursing him calling him a loser on twitter. However I still backed him this week and he held it together superbly last night so all is forgiven.

Therefore I try to give some players benefit of doubt when backing them, but Kuch is a special case. He is a perennial top 10 merchant and no matter how many times he finds himself in contention he finds a way NOT to win! A very consistent golfer, yes.... But a winner he will never be! Maybe it's his smiley, laid back attitude but either way  can't see him ever being prolific!

My mate asked me at start of week if I was only allowed have one bet on masters what would it be, I said Kuch top 10...... Turns out i had about 100 bets and not one of them was that :-P
Report Kelly April 14, 2014 11:24 PM BST
I blame the late Alex Higgins for the media / celebrations/ kids / wives set up , which has become so beloved of the media . Used to be the guys finished their round , signed their cards ( waiting for someone to screw up on that one somewhere along the line ) , did their acceptance speech , and then the family ( if there , was not always the case ) had their time with the winner . Higgins started the "modern" method as I recall , cant remember anybody significant before that .  And he cried , media loves that , proves humanity .  No objection to anyone crying , just dont think we public should be privy , its a private moment .

Now the tennis players make a big thing about climbing up to their supporters , soccer players milk the crowd reaction if they score , everybody does fist pumps etc .  Not sure there was anything wrong with scoring a goal and trotting back to the centre circle with a smile , a wave or two to the crowd from the tennis players , a hug from your caddie , all low key . Maybe its the modern way , but its pretty irrelevant , the only thing that really matters is the name on the trophy . Some of the "jackets " are pretty horrendous , have even seen ill fitting green jackets betimes . And thats not normally the Masters way , especially as there is never any rubbish anywhere on the course --unless you find it a la Ernie .
Report wildmanfromborneo April 15, 2014 12:02 AM BST
Couldn't agree more Kelly with one exception,I do object to them crying they are supposed to be men.
If you cry at these occasions what are you going to do when tragedy befalls them.

This new mania for telling the world where your children were conceived,giving out all these personal details is another abomination.
Who's business is it if Bubbas son is adopted.
Report Ozymandius April 15, 2014 7:46 AM BST
Indeed after seeing the wife, I wasn't surprised they had to adopt. I say there is a distinct chance she has a bigger lad than Bubba himself.


Laugh
Report Ozymandius April 15, 2014 7:48 AM BST
If you cry at these occasions what are you going to do when tragedy befalls them.

If any X Factor contestant had to face a genuine tragedy we would be looking at a flood of biblical proportions.

Are you big into the Man Hug Borneo....as in 'Let's Hug it Out, Biatch'...Ari Gold style?
Report dj876 April 15, 2014 11:54 AM BST
Golfing threads are fantastic on here for a variety of reasons even though my knowledge is extremely limited.
Question for the Golfing Experts on a psychological aspect that puzzles me.

I can understand to an extent sportsmen crumbling under pressure when the prestige/honour peaks such as the majors but why in this sport do Multi-millionaire golfers regularly bottle it in run of the mill tournaments. I presume at least the top 50 golfers are financially secure and it should not be the prize money that makes their knees give.

The Tiger Woods aura a few years ago was perhaps a plausible reason but it seems to have accelerated since his demise from ultimate dominance. Should professional sportsmen not thrive on pressure?

If you were to compare it to other individual sports such as tennis or snooker, in tennis yes 4 players have dominated for a sustained period in the grand slams until this year but you regularly see other tournaments being won without this intense mental struggle. (WTA is thankfully a different breed)

I cannot think of a credible cognitive bias or mental heuristic that should explain it unless you accept fear as a valid explanation but this does not reveal the motivation behind it?

A possible explanation I presume is a wider base of players get into winning positions than other sports but that still does not explain the volume of bottlers who regularly contend for mediocre tournaments?(not referring to majors)
Report newapproach April 15, 2014 12:05 PM BST
I think people are far too quick to describe certain golfers are bottlers. There are a wide variety of possible reasons why a golfer may take a strong lead and s just one of them. It's very hard to distinguish between a player playing poorly and crunbling under pressure.

Obviously, there are some very clear cut examples of players bottling under pressure but it seems every time a player takes a 2 or 3 shot lead and loses now, the first thing people will say is that he bottled it.

If you look at the top 20 golfers in the world now, I would say at least 80% of them have been labelled bottlers at one time or another but it's just not very likely that so many top players could be described as so, just the nature of this particular sport imo.

Look at the Sky analysts shameful attack on Bubba after he lost earlier in the year. Imo, he just played poorly on the final day having played excellently for 3 previous days. This week, he played poorly on day 3 and managed to play excellently on day 4 and win confortably.
Report pa lapsy April 15, 2014 12:48 PM BST
Without doubt nerves plays a factor but maybe the most important one and simplistic is the mindset changes in most leaders ie play more conservative in order to protect a lead whereas the challengers have to take chances, if a few players behind one or more can bring off a great shot cutting lead and thus building momentum for themselves.
Worst case i think i seen of nerves(can,t remember the tournie) was about 4 years ago and a close up of Tim Clarks hand showed it shaking to quite a violent degree.
Report callitasucit April 15, 2014 12:51 PM BST
I think in golf, and snooker for that matter, a poor shot or miss is highlighted that much more because everyone is focussing on that one shot at that particular time. Neither a free flowing sports where you are in the heat of battle, and the mind has less time to wander. Darts would be another example(though I don't really consider it a sport)

Nerves are obviously more visible because of the close up nature of coverage, and slow(relative to other sports) course of play.

When a jockey is riding a race, or a footballer bearing down on goal, or a tennis player in the middle of a 20 shot rally, they are in the moment, 100% focussed on what is front of them. Adrenalin has taken over and there is no time for a wandering mind.

A footballer may mistime/misplace his effort on goal, from where he intended it to go, but it may still go in. In golf/snooker, the target is more minute, a mistake is highlighted so much more, and because of the small margins for error, they appear to happen so much more.

Very few golfers have perfected a way to keep negative thoughts out their head, when standing over an 8ft par putt for victory. It looks terrible when he misses, much worse than a tennis player just missing the line on the wrong side.

Look at Jimmy White when faced with 1.02 pots when he faced Crucible glory. He was missing by inches.

Sports psychologists have become huge in every sport, but they can only do so much. You either have it or you don't. Sometimes something can happen in your career that makes you believe you can always nail that winning kick/putt/pot. Ronan O' Gara had a shaky temperament under pressure during his early years. To me, his final conversion kick against Gloucester in 2003 was the moment he started to believe, and became cast iron under pressure.

Matt Kuchar has got on a slippery slope, and the signs were there well before the last 3 weeks. Maybe I was rash in saying I don't think he can win again, but in believing in and betting on that, he has certainly boosted layers coffers in recent weeks. He will now have bigger demons to hold back when facing crucial shots/putts, and its hard to see how he will arrest the slide.
Report Kelly April 15, 2014 2:48 PM BST
Fear of failure is part of the human condition .  Applies to betting as well , when you are in front and coasting you make better decisions , at least I do . Trick is getting in front ( or always being there , but that is another thread ) .

Tiger and Jack ( and the worthies before them , Hogan , Nelson , Snead , Palmer , Player , Watson , Trevino , Miller , Seve , Bernhard , Faldo etc etc )  handled pressure very well . Norman did outside of the Majors  , Sandy just won if he played well .

Thats why all those mentioned dominated in their own way .  Very few of the current crop will be able to replicate the efforts and records of those mentioned , part of it is because of an absence of "hunger" .  Life is too easy these days on the Tour for those with a modicum of talent  , in the old days winning was much more significant financially . A hungry fighter is a good fighter was an old boxing maxim , applied to soccer players too in the old days , it was a way out of the back streets for a lot . Nowadays ! ?

Rory is a good example of the younger lot syndrome . He was hungry for success ( not financial as I know for a fact from his initial start up etc ) , and achieved a big part of that step up the ladder to world no 1 .  Think he is 9 now , a year or so later , and life is a dawdle . Hope he regains that hunger .
Report thebeg April 15, 2014 7:45 PM BST
once again I was disappointed to read callit comments on his 3 am post,which has since disappeared,nothing to do with me,he can make a eijit out of himself without me getting it removed.i thought he would have shown a bit of class and said sorry about that I went a bit ott but no he had another go at the poor woman much worse this time,as for his insults against me,water off a ducks back,as regards his little gang of followers,i couldn't be ar sed.
but by all means put up a pic of aul loverboy deccie,i'll send him a few quid if he's stuck
Report kavvie April 15, 2014 8:31 PM BST
thebeg callit is by far and away the best and most knowledgeable golf tipster i ever came across.my wallet is the better of following him since the start of the golf season.hes also got a sense of humour..and what he said was funny.and wont bother bubba or mrs bubba..so lighten up. and start following him.we dont wanna lose him!!
Report callitasucit April 15, 2014 8:51 PM BST
This will be my last say on the matter, as you obviously don't have any sense of humour, somehow believe all women to be crackers and have never said a bad word about anyone. I am glad to say we have nothing in common.

There was very little wrong with my '3am' post, as you wrongly described it. You initially made a mountain out of a molehill(though I did think Bubbas wife was a mountain to start with), and since backed up your apparent lack of humour and understanding of jest with this contribution.

I would hazard a guess that the post was removed, not because of anything derogatory in it, but because I listed a porn website for you(instead of your request of a picture of my wife,.....how disturbing indeed).

Best of luck to you, may you hopefully sometime be able to come off the high horse and have some fun with the mere mortals of this world.
Report huddys April 15, 2014 8:59 PM BST
Agree with everything Kavvie said there,the forum would be a poorer place without his imput on a lot of different fronts,unlike yourself thebeg,when have you made a good contribution to the forum?and calm dawn with all this scumbag remarks,
Report kavvie April 15, 2014 9:32 PM BST
thebeg where did you appear out of all of a sudden pontificating??..were all happy with callit so if your offended you know what to do..get lost
Report thebeg April 15, 2014 9:47 PM BST
kavvie been around a long time,how far are you stuck up your hole  thinking you talk for all the members of the forum,
if I am offended I know what i'll do,i'll call it as I see it
now go back and report that to your leader.
that's me over and out
Report kavvie April 15, 2014 9:53 PM BST
never hear anyone giving out bout callit til you did.so i presume everyone is happy with him.im around a long time also and i can spot the likes of you fairly quick.your prob a vertically challenged individual with control issues..and im also over and out with you.
Report El Guerrouj April 15, 2014 10:28 PM BST
I may be missing some history here from another thread, but other than slagging off a celebrity's wife (and resultant argument) what exactly has callit done to piss you off so much thebeg??

Seems to me he posts his picks and reasoning each week, the odd attempt at humour. As forum members go and some of the stuff that gets posted..... I would have though he was one of the more conservative and less controversial members!!

We judge and comment on women's looks every day of the week, whether they are good, bad or indifferent! To call that 'disgusting' is just ridiculous!
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 16, 2014 12:53 AM BST
A TIGER-less US Open !

Notah Begay III, a Golf Channel analyst and one of Tiger Woods’ closest friends, said that the world No. 1 likely will not be recovered from back surgery in time to play the June 12-15 U.S. Open.

Woods has not spoken publicly since undergoing surgery March 30 to repair a pinched nerve in his back. In a statement, he said only that he hoped to return to the PGA Tour “sometime this summer.”

Speaking on CBS Sports Radio on Monday, Begay, who has his own history of back issues, said, “I’ve been in contact with him this week. He missed being at Augusta and certainly was watching the tournament, (but) I think he needs to give (his back) a minimum of 90 days to make sure that scar tissue heals up appropriately and he doesn’t run the risk of re-injuring it. So that would push him past the U.S. Open.”

If Woods is unable to compete at Pinehurst, it would mark the second time in the past four years that he missed the U.S. Open because of injury (2011).
Report wildmanfromborneo April 16, 2014 9:27 AM BST
Thank God thebeg hasn't read the contributions of Ozymandius.
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 16, 2014 11:53 AM BST
The top 12 players and ties earn invitation into the 2015 Masters.

With 13 players finishes at even par or better.......

1st.
Bubba Watson (280),
T2.
Jonas Blixt (283),
Jordan Spieth (283),
4th.
Miguel Angel Jiménez (284),
T5.
Rickie Fowler (286),
Matt Kuchar (286),
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7th.
Lee Westwood (287),
T8.
Bernhard Langer (288),
Jimmy Walker (288),
Rory McIlroy (288),
Kevin Stadler (288)
Thomas Bjorn (288),
John Senden (288).
Report Kelly April 16, 2014 12:03 PM BST
Having a look back at some of the early post , the gotchee had some interesting run for his money , particularly with Miguel .  Must say I couldn't see that one coming , played out of his skin . And some had Miguel also for top Senior , again I would have been looking at Bernhard and Freddie who both played and scored well as is their wont here .

The older guys played the course well , apart from the 3 mentioned here Sandy also played well , and so did Woosie who scuppered one of my 3 ball bets . Sergio once again disappointed after a good start , think its time to give up on him delivering a big one , along with Lee who just cant score commensurate with his general golfing ability .
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 16, 2014 10:19 PM BST
Updating Jordan Spieth's career $ earnings.

$6,501,043 - 207th all-time, passed Jack Nicklaus (227th) at The Masters and 20 years old for another 102 days.


PARENTS OUT THERE,
When your kids say they'd like to be a Fireman when they grow up, try to sway them to golf (or even football).
Report Catch Me ifyoucan April 30, 2014 3:10 PM BST
thebeg,

Make up your own mind...

http://www.golfchannel.com/media/golf-couples/#slide-43
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