Rickie Fowler

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Yeah, he had a rough last year or two, but the past two months has been getting it on the tracks. Problem is it takes a while for the OWGR points to build up. Unfortunately, without a win, he'll be chasing/building points for the next year trying to overcome the bad year last year.
 

bleedinorange

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I read where Mickelson is trying to gift him the exemption he's earned and doesn't need. I hope the PGA allows it. Fowler has been playing better recently (not great) and I'd like to see him play his way back into competition.
 
Nov 21, 2018
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I read where Mickelson is trying to gift him the exemption he's earned and doesn't need. I hope the PGA allows it. Fowler has been playing better recently (not great) and I'd like to see him play his way back into competition.
Mickelson wants him there for practice rounds...where he will try to clean out Ricky’s bank account. Mickelson and Jordan are two of the most aggressive gamblers in golf...so rumor goes.


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Aug 16, 2012
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Never even tried golf until I was 40. Freaking loved it. So humiliating. I keep coming back for more.
My kid laughed at me for being a golf enthusiast. About two years ago he and some buddies went to Top Golf and now they are hooked. He has a full bag and plays once a week.
 
Aug 16, 2012
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May or may not have something to do with his recent struggles, but you may have noticed him wearing a goofy set of shades during the Memorial. Reported to be an eye issue and the glasses help with the strain.
 
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So most tourney's have "at large" spots to give to players that they want there that didn't qualify.
Is that not the case with US Open ?
 

dbt974s

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So most tourney's have "at large" spots to give to players that they want there that didn't qualify.
Is that not the case with US Open ?
No. Here is a list of how one can become exempt, otherwise it is an “open” and one must qualify via the US Open qualifiers. That said, on rare occasion they do give a “special exemption”, though some choose not to accept the invite to honor the unique “open” nature of the tournament. I believe Mickelson was offered a special exemption this year prior to winning the PGA.

https://www.usopen.com/qualifying/exemptions.html