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Adam Long pimps one close.. wins the Desert Classic  

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jw11
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January 20, 2019 11:49 pm  

WoW, what an approach shot this kid -Adam Long-hit on 18 to beat Phil and Hadwin.

His ball was almost a foot below his feet from 174 yards out... but he pimped it close.

...and then drained the slick breaking right to left bird.

WoW.

That approach shot was the ultimate pimper!

I was rooting for the old man , but good to see the rook win . Especially after hearing about the road he took to get here.

Great story.

 

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Bob Washburn
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January 21, 2019 8:40 am  

The 31-year-old "kid" won his first tourney after competing in Latin America, China and Web.Com.  Ice water flowed through his veins.  Great win.  

 


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ArtMBGolf
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January 21, 2019 1:11 pm  

So that's your definition of a pimped shot, getting it close when not expected.   
 
That putt went in firm.  Might have bounced off the pin if the pin was in.   

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jw11
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January 21, 2019 1:13 pm  

That's possible Art.

 

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leftygar1
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January 21, 2019 3:28 pm  

Was pulling for Hadwin, but good to see Long stay steady and not loose it, nerves of steel down the stretch. 


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S***H
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January 21, 2019 6:42 pm  

Adam Long has a future on the PGA Tour. Very impressive during last round.


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jbshepherds
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January 22, 2019 12:26 pm  

it was a nice story, if you look at his playing stats he has steadily improved over the years but no winning. Hope he can stay the course, to many win and fizzle against the best. 

Let the Big Dawg Bite!!!


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