Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club

This week’s tournament is the Transitions Championship, which is formerly the Tampa Bay Classic and will be played at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club. Last year Jim Furyk notched the victory at -13 in a pretty decent field. Also finishing in the top 10 last year: KJ Choi, Bubby Watson, Nick Watney, Ratief Goosen, Luke Donald, Steve Stricker, and Padraig Harrington.

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The Goose is loose again.

Reteif Goosen held off Charles Howell III, Brett Quigley, Steve Stricker and Methuselah Tom Lehman to win the Transitions Championship by a stroke.  Yipee!!!

After a disasterous last few years, the Goose finally got going again on a track he’s won at before, but not after a few scares.  Was this shades of when he was a top 5 player or a sign of a full-fledged comeback?  After the jump, full thoughts on Sunday’s action.

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Transitions Championship Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club

Transitions Championship Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club

The Transitions Championship will be played at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Tampa Bay, FL. The course will play at a long 7,340, par 71. Better get some D2’s. Formerly the PODS Championship, the Chrysler Championship, the Tampa Bay Classic presented by Buick, and the Tampa Bay Classic, this event will net the winner $972,000 of $5.4 million. Sean O’Hair is the defending champion and held off a nice group of players finishing T2 including Stewart Cink, Ryuji Imada, Billy Mayfair, George McNeill, Troy Matteson, and John Senden. (more…)

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