Fore Friday: The Barclays Begin, US Loses Solheim Cup, and Bubba Tees Up ESPN

Each Friday, we scour the internet looking for the very best and most interesting in the golf news and stories circulating online that week. This way,  you can always be up to date with the latest chatter when you hit the links on the weekend.

Here’s what’s happening this week in the world of golf.

The Barclay’s Starts….Sort of

Kevin Stadler Finishes with Lead, Tiger Woods 3 Back

With multiple rain delays that totaled over 6 hours, The Barclay’s was a disaster of starts and stops so far this week, with leader Kevin Stadler finishing his first round an incredible 11 hours after he originally started it.

With the weather issues wreak havoc on the leader board?

US Ladies Badly Beaten at Solheim Cup

Europe’s Gamble Pays Off with Historic Win in US

The American ladies could not keep up with the firepower of the Europeans this week in Colorado, even as team Europe played with six rookies on the team. The historic victory only seems to highlight the slide of American golfers on the ladies side of things.

Do you think the US ladies are suffering from a lack of talent?

Bubba Tees it up Inside ESPN, Literally

Bubba Watson Uses ESPN’s Offices as a Golf Course 

You know those funny ‘This is SportsCenter’ commercials ESPN has with big star athletes? Well, turns out this wasn’t one of them when Bubba Watson stopped by to actually play some golf inside the offices.

Would you let Bubba take a chip shot off your keyboard?

50 Courses in 50 Days?

Scott Planning World Class Golf Trip

80 year old Harry Scott loves golf so much he’s dedicated the last few years to it. Last year he played 50 courses in 50 days, each in a different state, and next month he heads to Australia to play 6 courses on 6 continents in 6 days.

What’s up for next year? 26 courses in 26 countries in 26 days each starting with a letter of the alphabet, way to go Harry!

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