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Posted on 8:24pm Sep 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO -- Jimmy Walker is playing the opening two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open with Tiger Woods. Nike Air Max 90 UK Sale . That will be 35 more holes than the first time they played together. Walker was a senior at Baylor when he used his parents credit card -- against their wishes because it was during finals -- to go through Monday qualifying for the Byron Nelson Championship. He got in the field and after taking one final exam, ran up to Dallas for a practice round at Cottonwood Valley using a local caddie. "All of a sudden, Tiger is over on the front nine and my guys is like, Hey, theres Tiger over there," Walker said. This was 2001. It was Woods first tournament since he won the Masters for his fourth straight major. "So he pretty much was owning everybody," Walker said. Woods skipped over to the par 5 that Walker was playing, so Walker picked up his ball and headed to the next tee. Woods picked up his ball and headed to the same tee. "Hes like, Can I play through you? Im trying to play real fast and get a couple of holes in? I said, Dude, you can do whatever you want," Walker recalled. So this was the one hole they played together, and it was memorable for Walker for one reason. "I am literally shaking," he said. "I have every bad-swing thought possible -- dont shank it, top it, all that stuff. I make contact. I look up and its heading right at it. Cant see it because its kind of in the setting sun. We walked down there and he asked whats going on, I told him I Monday qualified. We talked and it was really cool and he was really nice. We get down there and his ball is about 15 feet away and mines about 6 feet away." Woods picked up his ball and was on his way. But there was a lesson for Walker. "I can remember thinking, Man, if I was that nervous and I hit that good of a shot, I guarantee I will never be that nervous again my entire life -- ever," Walker said. He recalls narrowly missing the cut. And then he qualified for his first U.S. Open at Southern Hills. Walker played a practice round that week with Nick Faldo. No big deal. "It was so easy compared to that one shot," he said. So when his wife sent him a text Tuesday that he was playing with Woods and Jordan Spieth, Walker offered a predictable response: "Sounds fun." Red Nike Air Max 90 UK ." Those traits were clear to the 24,071 at Olympic Stadium on Saturday as the Impact dominated the scoring chances but settled for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls in a battle of still-winless Major League Soccer teams. Nike Air Max 90 UK 2018 . Gonzalez participated in his final game on Sunday, Atlantas 21-20 defeat at the hands of the NFC South champion Carolina Panthers, having posted four catches for 46 yards.OAKLAND, Calif. - Festus Ezeli got the best birthday present he could imagine: playing in an NBA game.Ezeli returned to action for the first time in 17 months, scoring 10 points and grabbing three rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers 125-107 in Tuesday nights preseason game.I felt like I never left, he said. Because thats what I do.The backup centre added one block in 11 minutes to clear a major milestone in his recovery from right knee surgery. Ezeli played 78 games as a rookie, making 41 starts, before missing all of last season. He also sat out part of training camp the past few weeks with inflammation in his right shin.Stephen Curry scored 27 points and David Lee had 12 points and six rebounds as the Warriors improved to 5-2 in the preseason.Jared Cunningham had 23 points and J.J. Redick scored 21 to lead Los Angeles, which fell to 1-5. Clippers coach Doc Rivers rested stars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul.Warriors centre Andrew Bogut was not with the team because of an illness. Ognjen Kuzmic started in Boguts place, tallying eight points and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes.Ezeli, who turned 25 years old Tuesday, celebrated his birthday in a big way. The 6-foot-11 centre entered to cheers with 3:05 remaining in the first quarter and made an immediate impact, swatting a shot from Cunningham and hitting a short turnaround jumper over Ekpe Udoh.He also turned in one of the games best highlights. Ezeli, wearing a black brace around his knee, sprinted down the lane on a pick-and-roll and caught an alley-oop from Andre Iguodala for a two-handed slam. Iguodala threw his arms in the air, and players jumped out of their seats on Golden States bench.Ezeli smiled as he was greeted with hugs and high-fives from teammates at the end of the quarter.I just didnt wantt my first thing to be a bad thing, an air ball or something. Nike Air Max 90 UK Discount. I just needed to have something go for me, he said. Once I got the block, I was good.Ezeli, who had five fouls, was supposed to start the fourth quarter but motioned to Marreese Speights to take his place after he got a cramp in his calf. A minute later, Ezeli spoke with coach Steve Kerr on the bench before returning for a final series.I thought he was very impressive, Kerr said.The Warriors drafted Ezeli out of Vanderbilt with the 30th pick in the 2012 draft. He hadnt played since a Game 6 loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the second round of the playoffs on May 16, 2013.___TIP-INSThe Clippers: Glen Davis (strained right groin) and Jordan Farmar (lower back tightness) sat out. They are day to day. ... L.A. is 1-5 in the preseason.The Warriors: Brandon Rush (lower back spasms) and Shaun Livingston (right toe surgery) did not play. Both are expected to miss the Oct. 29 regular-season opener at Sacramento. ... Golden State is 5-2 in the preseason.DOCS ADVICERivers, who was a player and broadcaster before becoming a coach in the NBA, was among those Kerr sought advice from before making the decision to join the Warriors over the New York Knicks in May. Rivers said Kerr ended up in the right place.BROADCASTING REUNIONKerr spent the past few years meeting with coaches before games as a TNT broadcaster. For the first time, he found himself in the coachs office meeting with his old crew, Reggie Miller and Kevin Harlan, before the TNT broadcast. Its so bizarre because Ive walked into that office so many times over the years and now to be on the other side of that desk will be very strange, Kerr said.UP NEXTLos Angeles hosts Phoenix on Wednesday.Golden State finishes the preseason Friday night at home against Denver. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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