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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby gfo » October 1st, 2010, 2:10 pm

Whats the point of waiting til four to make the announcement. The latest they could start today was 2pm, so its safe to say nothing is going to happen

Organisers "hopeful of play at some point this afternoon" - good luck with that
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Sauvignon Blank » October 1st, 2010, 3:36 pm

Feel for the Welsh public because this could turn out to be a total farce.

Staging the Ryder Cup in October in Britain is a 50/50 :(
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 1st, 2010, 4:00 pm

Play to resume at five o'clock. Should get about two hours in before the light goes. Will almost certainly go onto Monday now.
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 1st, 2010, 5:36 pm

Stewart Cink is landing some monster putts!!!

Weather looks lovely there now.
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby gfo » October 1st, 2010, 6:15 pm

Harrington won't be enjoying the papers in the UK tomorrow
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 1st, 2010, 6:32 pm

They've dumped a session to try to finish on time.

Session 2 6 Foursomes
Session 3 2 Foursomes & 4 fourballs
Session 4 12 Singles

Means everyone will be playing once they finish this session.
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 1st, 2010, 6:51 pm

gfo wrote:Harrington won't be enjoying the papers in the UK tomorrow


McIlroy has been fairly shite too.
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby gfo » October 1st, 2010, 8:16 pm

Donny B. wrote:
gfo wrote:Harrington won't be enjoying the papers in the UK tomorrow


McIlroy has been fairly shite too.


Yeah, but he's not the one being blamed for keeping Casey out of the team
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 2nd, 2010, 9:42 am

Huge putt from McIlroy on the 17th. He's found his form this morning!
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 2nd, 2010, 9:58 am

Bloody Hell! That 18th green is evil. Both Cink and Rory in the water twice!!
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 2nd, 2010, 10:04 am

A sweaty one but at least they got a half, not bad considering the way Cink putted yesterday. Last match is gone so depends on whether Poulter and Fisher can scramble a half in their match.
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Slipper1 » October 2nd, 2010, 10:15 am

Donny B. wrote:A sweaty one but at least they got a half, not bad considering the way Cink putted yesterday. Last match is gone so depends on whether Poulter and Fisher can scramble a half in their match.


10am on a saturday morning Donny? I have an image of you settled in for the day, phone beside you ready to order meals as necessary and a fridge close at hand for refreshments as required!!
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 2nd, 2010, 10:28 am

Slipper1 wrote:
Donny B. wrote:A sweaty one but at least they got a half, not bad considering the way Cink putted yesterday. Last match is gone so depends on whether Poulter and Fisher can scramble a half in their match.


10am on a saturday morning Donny? I have an image of you settled in for the day, phone beside you ready to order meals as necessary and a fridge close at hand for refreshments as required!!


Hey I'm up since half seven! The rest of your image may or may not be true! :wink:
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Cianostays » October 2nd, 2010, 10:37 am

Donny B. wrote:
Slipper1 wrote:
Donny B. wrote:A sweaty one but at least they got a half, not bad considering the way Cink putted yesterday. Last match is gone so depends on whether Poulter and Fisher can scramble a half in their match.


10am on a saturday morning Donny? I have an image of you settled in for the day, phone beside you ready to order meals as necessary and a fridge close at hand for refreshments as required!!


Hey I'm up since half seven! The rest of your image may or may not be true! :wink:


As long as your well rested for far more important sporting events later on today :wink:
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 2nd, 2010, 10:38 am

HERE ARE THE FOURSOMES. First pairing is the Molinari boys - and they go off at 1057 BST. Here are the names: Miguel Angel Jimenez/Peter Hanson v Tiger Woods/Steve Stricker
Edoardo and Francesco Molinari v Zach Johnson/Hunter Mahan
Lee Westwood/Martin Kaymer v Jim Furyk/Rickie Fowler
Padraig Harrington/Ross Fisher v Phil Mickelson/Dustin Johnson
Ian Poulter/Luke Donald v Bubba Watson/Jeff Overton
Graeme McDowell/Rory McIlroy v Stewart Cink/Matt Kuchar
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 2nd, 2010, 10:40 am

Cianostays wrote:
As long as your well rested for far more important sporting events later on today :wink:


I'm focused on the golf for the afternoon. Nice distraction from worrying about tonight.

Jesus! Tiger Woods has just fluffed a chip. Even I can do that!! :D
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby simplythebest » October 4th, 2010, 12:07 pm

Does anyone else think that Celtic Manor looks crap. I know they've had lots of rain, but overall the course looks tatty. There are great big swathes of ground that are just bare clay (e.g. behind the 13th teebox). The river looks like a sewer, completely brown and very uninviting. And the general background would do nothing to make one want to visit Wales.
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Donny B. » October 4th, 2010, 12:19 pm

Westwood v 1 up Stricker (after 13)
McIlroy A/S Cink (after 12)
Donald 2 up v Furyk (after 11)
Kaymer v 1 up D Johnson (after 9)
Poulter 2 up v Kuchar (after 8 )
Fisher 2 up v Overton (after 7)
Jimenez A/S Watson (after 6)

F Molinari 1 up v Woods (after 6)

E Molinari 1 up v Fowler (after 4)
Hanson v 4 up Mickelson (after 4)
Harrington v 1 up Z Johnson (after 3)
McDowell 1 up v Mahan (after 2)
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Armchair » October 4th, 2010, 12:32 pm

Harrington back to all square! What price an Irishman to sink the winning put??
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Re: The Ryder Cup 2010, Celtic Manor.

Postby Armchair » October 4th, 2010, 12:33 pm

Poulter with an eagle and goes 4 up!!
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