SAN FRANCISCO — OK, now it's starting to get a little ridiculous. One day after Alvaro Quiros aced the par-4 7th hole during a practice round, Nick Watney went out in the first round of the U.S. Open and double-eagled the par-5 17th hole.The hole was playing at a managable 505 yards, but that doesn't make what Watney did any less impressive. With a 5-iron in his hands from 190 yards out, the California native took a rip and watched as his ball...Read Full Story
PEBBLE BEACH, California, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Fresh from
victory at the Buick Invitational on Sunday, Nick Watney has
been soaking up congratulatory words from his peers in the
build-up to this week's Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. "It's been great, and a bit of a whirlwind," American
Watney, a native of nearby Sacramento, told reporters at the
hosting Pebble Beach Golf Links on Wednesday. "It's very special to get respect from your peers. I think
we'd all like to have that. Yeah, it's...Read Full Story
Nick Watney made only the third albatross in US Open history today at the par-5 17th hole.
On a day when only six players turn in a score under par it was quite something to see Nick Watney hole out for an albatross and become only the third player to do so in US Open history.
The 475 metre hole played as the easiest on the course, but nevertheless this 5-iron from 173 metres is a delight to watch. And the roar is a pleasure for the ears.Read Full Story
Nick Watney is living the dream. The 25-year-old captured the New Orleans Open on Sunday to win his first PGA Tour title.
Watney takes home more than $1M for the win and gets a two-year tour exemption. To date he's played in nine pro tournaments.Read Full Story
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