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VOLUME 9, NUMBER 166                                                       
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

ANY IDEA WHO SAID THIS? “That was probably the coolest back nine in a major championship I've ever been a part of, or just in golf in general. I think with so many guys going up and down, the lead's kind of changing hands, depending what hole you're on. It was amazing to be a part of. It was quite fun. And I mean, I watch the leaderboard all the time to see where guys are at and what they are doing, and to see Tiger, what he did down the stretch was impressive. And we already knew he was back, but I think he put the exclamation point on it. I'm glad he's back even though you finished second place, you know, you're a little bummed out.”

BRAIN TEASER: This player turned professional in 2016. He has played 75 career events on the PGA TOUR and made the cut 65 times. His career earnings tally $16.1 million and he has three victories. Who is he?

ANOTHER WAY TO RIDE: Golf was once described as a good walk spoiled. Mark Twain is often attributed to the quote, yet many have enlisted it as a punch finnline. The spoiled walk need never happen anymore as one company is attempting to make it both modernized and badass.

Finn Scooters has an electric golf cycle and it is now selling directly to consumers. Previously only available for on-course rental, the company is making a limited supply available for sale to the public at $3,699 plus $75 shipping. The product has been shipping to golf courses since mid-June and can be found at 40+ courses, according to the company.

“The inspiration for Finn Scooters is the desire to play a faster round of golf,” said Rick Reimers, founder and owner of the long-pioneering golf equipment company Sun Mountain Sports. “Riding Finn is invigorating and sporty while encouraging ready golf.”

Finn Scooter travels as the same speed as a traditional golf cart, approximately 15 mph, and offers the opportunity to substantially speed up the pace of play, according to the company, by naturally encouraging ready golf with each player driving directly to his or her ball. This is all well and good, but the fly in the ointment still exists. “We can only go as fast as the group in front of us goes,” noted Tiger Woods last month at The Northern Trust event. It would be nice to think the mode of transportation, feet, cart or scooter could somehow be the answer to a faster round. Yet, it isn’t the case.

But if you want to stand out from the crowd, be the first on the block to own one, then Finn Scooter will hit the mark. To order a Finn Scooter for yourself or to Find a Finn for rental near you, go to www.FinnScooters.com.

WEB GEMS:

THE MAN IN CRANS: Sebastian Soderberg came through a five man play-off featuring World Number Two Rory McIlroy to win his first European Tour title at the Omega European Masters. READ MORE>>>

OUT OF GAS: Rory McIlroy is looking forward to recharging his batteries for the start of the Ryder Cup campaign after losing the Omega European Masters and his fifth career play-off in six attempts. "This is my seventh event in eight weeks, I've played a lot of golf. Playing so much, little mental errors can creep in here and there. The sloppy finish yesterday probably cost me, but I fought back today and did my best. It just wasn't meant to be. I'll put the clubs away for a few days, rest, recover and reflect on what has been a pretty good season so far, and try to get myself back up for (the BMW PGA Championship at) Wentworth." READ MORE>>>

ANSWERS: “That was probably the coolest back nine in a major championship I've ever been a part of, or just in golf in general. I think with so many guys going up and down, the lead's kind of changing hands, depending what hole you're on. It was amazing to be a part of. It was quite fun. And I mean, I watch the leaderboard all the time to see where guys are at and what they are doing, and to see Tiger, what he did down the stretch was impressive. And we already knew he was back, but I think he put the exclamation point on it. I'm glad he's back even though you finished second place, you know, you're a little bummed out.”--Brooks Koepka at the Masters. He finished in a three-way tie for second.

Jon Rahm turned professional in 2016. He has played 75 career events on the PGA TOUR and made the cut 65 times. His career earnings stand at $16.1 million including three victories.

 

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