Nick Watney http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28068/all en Golf-Thick fog delays third round at Torrey Pines http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/golf-thick-fog-delays-third-round-at-torrey-pines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>SAN DIEGO, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Tiger Woods' bid for a 75th PGA Tour victory was put on indefinite hold on Saturday when thick fog delayed the Farmers Insurance Open third round.</p> <p>Initial tee times were pushed back three hours before play eventually started at Torrey Pines but the action was halted just five minutes later as visibility deteriorated.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/golf-thick-fog-delays-third-round-at-torrey-pines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Nick Watney Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 21:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739982 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Watney urges caddie to avoid 'IV session' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131023/golf-watney-urges-caddie-avoid-iv-session <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champion Nick Watney Wednesday urged his caddie to stay hydrated at Malaysia's CIMB Classic and avoid another dose of the heat stroke which left him on an IV drip last year.</p> <p>The American said he had been badgering his caddie, Chad Reynolds, to take precautions after he fell ill during last year's first round, forcing Watney's wife Amber to deputise.</p> <p>Watney used a replacement caddie during the second round before Reynolds returned for the weekend holes, when a 10-under-par 61 on the last day won him the tournament by a stroke.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131023/golf-watney-urges-caddie-avoid-iv-session" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caddie Nick Watney Nick Watney Watney Combe & Reid AFP Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:52:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5968391 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Watney leads in Reno with bogey-free round http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140104/kerry-says-some-peace-issues-resolved-mideast-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nick Watney had nine birdies and no bogeys Thursday to take a two-point lead after the first round of the US PGA Tour event in Reno.</p> <p>The tournament uses the Modified Stableford scoring system, awarding points for birdies and eagles and deducting points for bogeys and worse.</p> <p>Watney's effort gave him a total of 18 points and a good start toward a sixth career victory on the US tour, where he hasn't lifted a trophy since The Barclays in 2012.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140104/kerry-says-some-peace-issues-resolved-mideast-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Nick Watney Nick Watney U.S. Open AFP Sat, 04 Jan 2014 17:16:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6035168 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Watney maintains PGA Reno lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140802/golf-watney-maintains-pga-reno-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nick Watney collected eight points on Friday to maintain his lead at the US PGA Tour event in Reno, three points ahead of Geoff Ogilvy.</p> <p>Watney, who is seeking a sixth career win on the PGA Tour, finished two rounds at Montreux Golf and Country Club with 26 points under the Modified Stableford scoring system that rewards birdies and better and deducts points for bogeys and worse.</p> <p>Players gain eight points for a double-eagle, five points for an eagle, two points for a birdie and zero points for a par.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140802/golf-watney-maintains-pga-reno-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Nick Watney Nick Watney Professional golf tours AFP Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:18:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6221233 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Watney takes one-shot lead at Greensboro http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140816/golf-watney-takes-one-shot-lead-at-greensboro <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Nick Watney fired a five-under par 65 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Brad Fritsch after three rounds of the US PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship.</p> <p>Watney, who won the last of his five US PGA Tour titles at the 2012 Barclays, had a 54-hole total of 14-under par 196 at Sedgefield Country Club.</p> <p>Canada's Fritsch, who also signed for a 65, was a stroke back on 197.</p> <p>Sweden's Freddie Jacobson fired a 66 to join overnight co-leader Heath Slocum on 198. Slocum slipped back with a two-under 68.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140816/golf-watney-takes-one-shot-lead-at-greensboro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Nick Watney Nick Watney Webb Simpson AFP Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:49:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6233523 at http://www.globalpost.com