Patrick Reed

‘Tunnel vision’: Patrick Reed explains fine line between winning and losing

By: Dylan Dethier February 27, 2021 How does Patrick Reed block out distractions? Getty Images BRADENTON, Fla. — Patrick Reed was hovering near the lead at the Concession on Friday when he pulled 3-wood, hoping to get down around the par-5 3rd hole in two shots. Then he hit one of the more confounding shots of […]

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Patrick Reed ends turbulent week at Farmers Insurance Open with championship hardware

By Steve DiMeglio | January 31, 2021 6:33 pm Follow @Steve_DiMeglio <p>SAN DIEGO – No matter what Patrick Reed barrels into – bitter temperatures, sideways rain, tricky winds and even hail – he embraces the noise around him.</p> <p>And in America’s Finest City it didn’t matter if he had to deal with being the eye […]

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Patrick Reed What’s In The Bag?

Since Nike stopped club production, Patrick Reed’s equipment set-up has changed drastically. Patrick Reed What’s In The Bag? Patrick Reed switched his equipment a lot over the past couple of years. Reed has been in an equipment limbo for a while now having tinkered with PXG, Bettinardi, Titleist, Callaway and Cleveland gear, as well as […]

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Patrick Reed’s runaway win in the Farmers Insurance Open will be shadowed by questions and controversy

SAN DIEGO — In discerning, golf-watching living rooms across the world on Sunday, the snickers must have been plentiful when Patrick Reed overcooked his approach on the 10th at Torrey Pines South in the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Mid-round holes are rarely a dramatic centerpiece on the day they hand out the […]

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This new rule is at the center of Patrick Reed’s embedded-ball controversy

By: James Colgan January 31, 2021 Rule 16.3 of the rules of golf is built to provide relief from embedded balls like the one Patrick Reed alleges he saw Saturday. Getty Images Patrick Reed did his contentious relationship with golf fans no favors on Saturday — that much is hard to question. But what about […]

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Patrick Reed wins Farmers Insurance Open amid controversial weekend

By: Josh Berhow January 31, 2021 Patrick Reed watches a tee shot during Sunday’s final round at the Farmers. Getty Images After a controversial Saturday at the Farmers Insurance Open, Patrick Reed and Carlos Ortiz walked away from Torrey Pines with a share of the 54-hole lead. Could Reed hold on? Would another contender catch […]

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Co-leader Reed again finds himself in rule dispute

Third-round co-leader Patrick Reed found himself dealing with another rules issue on Saturday at the Farmers Insurance Open when he sought relief for an embedded ball — which television replays show had first bounced — and then picked up the ball before a rules official could arrive. Reed, the 2018 Masters champion who had cheating […]

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Why do so many golf fans hate Patrick Reed?

Editor’s note: After this column was published, Reed won the Masters. Patrick Reed, the leader at the halfway point of the 2018 Masters, is the most controversial man in golf. He’s been disliked from the moment he announced his presence nearly five years ago and hasn’t done much to change opinions since then. He’s brash […]

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Lynch: Angry about Patrick Reed’s rules interpretation? Imagine if you had a bet on it.

By Eamon Lynch | January 30, 2021 7:52 pm Follow @eamonlynch <p>It’s almost awe-inspiring how Patrick Reed can slough off rules controversies with the unruffled disdain that one imagines Uday and Qusay greeted parking tickets in once-upon-a-time Baghdad.</p> <p>Perhaps a man develops bulletproof confidence in the face of firing squads when he knows others are […]

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Patrick Reed in center of another storm of controversy at Farmers Insurance Open

By Steve DiMeglio | January 30, 2021 7:42 pm Follow @Steve_DiMeglio <p>SAN DIEGO – On a bright Saturday by the sea, Patrick Reed suddenly found himself in the epicenter of a storm of controversy.</p> <p>After torching the front nine of the South Course in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, […]