Masters Moments: Bubba Watson’s emotional play-off victory in 2012 | Golf News

first_img Get the best prices and book a round at one of 1,700 courses across the UK & Ireland Get a NOW TV Sky Sports Pass Catch your favourite sport with a NOW TV Sky Sports Day Pass – one-off payment just £9.99 Bubba Watson claimed his first major victory by beating Louis Oosthuizen in a play-off at Augusta National in 2012 and there were plenty of tears after his win; Watch the 2020 Masters live from November 12-15 on Sky Sports’ dedicated Masters channel Last Updated: 07/11/20 7:35pm – Advertisement – – Advertisement – We take a trip back to the 2012 Masters and Bubba Watson’s tearful reaction as he claimed his first major victory There were plenty of tears at Augusta National in 2012 after Bubba Watson claimed his first major victory by securing the first of his two Masters titles.The American left-hander was forced into a play-off with South African Louis Oosthuizen after the pair finished on 10 under after 72 holes.They both parred the first extra hole – the 18th – and it looked to be advantage Oosthuizen when Watson hooked his tee shot on the second extra hole – the 10th – into the trees down the right of the fairway. 2:20 However, he then produced a sensational recovery shot as he hooked a wedge from the pine straw onto the green, turning his ball almost 90 degrees, and within 10 feet of the hole.Watson missed his birdie putt but Oosthuizen failed to make his par and the American tapped in to secure the title.center_img That sparked a flood of tears as he hugged his caddie Ted Scott and he then shared a touching moment with his mother as his victory started to sink in.Click on the video above to see Watson’s magic from the pines and his tearful victory celebration! Watch The Masters this November live on Sky Sports, with all four rounds exclusively live on Sky Sports’ Masters channel. Live coverage beings with Featured Groups from 12.30pm on Thursday November 12. – Advertisement – Watson dons the Green Jacket after his victory Watson dons the Green Jacket after his victory

6 Ways State Employees are Helping Gov. Wolf Save PA Money

first_img August 11, 2016 Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf By: Sharon Ward, Director of the Governor’s Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency (GO-TIME) 6 Ways State Employees are Helping Gov. Wolf Save PA Money Efficiency,  GO-TIME,  Government That Works,  Innovation,  The Blog State government doesn’t always operate as efficiently as it should, but Governor Wolf has set out to change that. Through GO-TIME, the Governor has challenged state agencies to transform the way they do business in order to serve the public better and more efficiently.We are beginning to meet that challenge. The governor announced last week that the goal he set a year ago, to save $150 million, has been achieved.Governor Wolf addresses the media in the Capitol Rotunda with executive staff and recognized state employees who helped find cost savings totaling over $156 million.Agency leaders and employees put their heads together to come up with more than 150 projects that save $156,222,567, and do so without sacrificing services to Pennsylvanians. The results are impressive:Through aggressive renegotiation of contracts and private sector tools, the Department of General Services was able to save more than $68 million for items like salt and snowplows, furniture and printer ink, janitorial and maintenance services. Contracts they negotiated this year will result in total savings of more than $300 million.The Department of Human Services cut the error rate in the SNAP program in half, saving more than $44 million dollars while taking steps to ensure that families and seniors don’t incorrectly lose benefits.PennDOT has given its construction inspectors tablets and mobile application to allow on-site data entry, keeping them in the field rather than in the office.The Commonwealth is transforming mail services, saving more than $1 million in postage and consolidating mail pickup and delivery.The Board of Probation and Parole and Department of Corrections are eliminating an inefficient paper process used to review parole cases, getting eligible individuals back into the community more quickly and saving up to $15,000 per month for each case.The Department of Labor and Industry is consolidating operations to eliminate unnecessary office space.Across the commonwealth, employees have come forward with ideas that have smaller dollar savings but make a big difference. An employee at the Department of Health built a new tool to allow his colleagues to access vital records information faster and save almost $100,000. An Information Technology employee found a way to use existing fiber optic cable for a new purpose, saving more than $200,000.State agencies are accountable for these results. Projects are evaluated and monitored and savings and expenses are rigorously tracked.Where are the savings? Agencies are investing them back into services, to make investments that save more time and money, or to provide health care coverage and substance abuse treatment to more Pennsylvanians. We are doing more with less. Our goal is to provide better service, shorter wait times and faster turnaround. And save money while doing it.The projects ultimately help Pennsylvanians. Our roads will continue to be salted and plowed for less; PennDOT workers will be out in the field more instead of tied to an office, enabling them to get road projects done faster; seniors and low-income citizens who need nutrition assistance will get it and parolees eligible for release will be able to spend time with their loved ones more quickly.The state employees responsible for helping find the cost savings for these projects are also more fulfilled knowing that their feedback is helping make government work smarter.After one year we are working smarter. We also know there’s more work to be done. We are using these first projects to build upon the cost savings and continuing to gather valuable feedback from state employees to eliminate waste and inefficiency and provide better service. All of these efforts are helping Governor Wolf transform government. It’s GO-TIME. SHARE Email Facebook Twitter   SHARE  TWEETlast_img read more

A home with an asking price close to $17m was the one most potential buyers wanted to take a sneak peek at this week

first_img32 Becker Place, Mount Ommaney.It is described as one of the city’s highest waterfront properties, more than 100 piers embedded into solid rock to form its hilltop foundation.It overlooks two reaches of the Brisbane river, farmland and mountains.There is an auction being held on site on August 19 for the third most viewed home this week at 41 Sydney St, Labrador. 187-191 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach. Picture: realestate.com.auAccording to figures from realestate.com.au it was the most viewed home in Queensland online this week.The house is on three blocks of absolute beachfront land on Hedges Ave with 30 metres of direct beach frontage. 187-191 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach. Picture: realestate.com.auA Gold Coast home with an asking price of close to $17 million was the property most potential buyers took a look at this week.The home at 187-191 Hedges Ave, Mermaid Beach is listed for $16,995,000.It has five bedrooms and five bathrooms and is listed through Luke Henderson of Professionals — John Henderson. 32 Becker Place, Mount Ommaney.It is listed through Emil Juresic of NGU Realestate.Known as Razor House it has five bedrooms and is a suspended concrete tri-level glass and stone mansion. 187-191 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach. Picture: realestate.com.auThe majority of the furniture is to be included in the house sale.Can’t find your door key? Doesn’t matter, this house has keyless entry and all the electronic bells and whistles. 41 Sydney St, Labrador. Picture: realestate.com.auThe three-bedroom home is a completely restored Queenslander. The highset home has panoramic views of the surrounding suburb.With views like this it’s not hard to see why 16 Compass Court, Buderim was the fourth most viewed property on realestate.com.au in Queensland this week.center_img 187-191 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach. Picture: realestate.com.auIt was designed by architect Paul Uhlmann and has multiple living areas. The home also has its own private roof deck and a basement area which allows parking for at least seven cars.Even the dog gets its own bedroom and there is a mancave with a study, pool table, bar, powder room and a massive four screen television. 83 Tiverton Place, Bridgeman Downs. Picture: realestate.com.auIt is in a tightly held street, and is on 10,000sq m of land.Outdoors is a swimming pool, barbecue, pool house and a full flood lit tennis court. 187-191 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach. Picture: realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours agoAnd if you don’t baulk at a price tag like that, you probably won’t baulk at the council rates which will set you back about $36,000 a year.The second most viewed home was also impressive, although the price tag was significantly lower.The house at 32 Becker Place, Mount Ommaney has an asking price of $6 million. 16 Compass Court, Buderim. Picture: realestate.com.auThe four-bedroom house has an asking price of offers over $549,000.The home looks out into the tree tops on the northern escarpment of Buderim. It is listed through Michael McLean of Coronis — Caloundra.Bridgeman Downs has the fifth most viewed listing this week — a massive house at 83 Tiverton Place. The seven-bedroom home is listed for auction on August 26, though Tristan Rowland of Place Aspley.last_img read more

Goodman and Demuro named Swim Coaches of the Year

first_imgELLSWORTH — Swimmers and coaches on both the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island swim teams were recognized Sunday at the State Swim League banquet in Augusta.Ellsworth coach Jim Goodman was named the Class B boys’ Coach of the Year for leading the Eagles to their first state championship in program history.MDI coach Tony Demuro was named the Class B girls’ Coach of the Year for the team’s Penobscot Valley Conference title.Ellsworth senior Talor Hamilton was the Class B boys’ Swimmer of the Year as well as the Performer of the Meet at the state championship.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe following were also named to the State All-Star team: Talor Hamilton, Cooper Holmes and Sam Alvarado of Ellsworth; Liam Sullivan and Lydia DaCorte of MDI.last_img read more

Wenger is killing the club and something needs to change – Arsenal fan opinion

first_img1 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger Young Guns blogger Jamie Sanderson has not enjoyed watching Arsenal lately. Here, he explains what needs to happen for success on the pitch to become a regular occurence again…It’s been another rough seven days for Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. The Frenchman is battle scarred and on the ropes – it doesn’t seem like he’s going to be fighting back.For so long he had all the answers as he managed the club through a new stadium while keeping us competitive at the top level, but there are now more questions than answers.After the defeat to Swansea, you look to Wenger on the touchline for a reaction. Anger, frustration, determination – none of that was on show.He looked like a man who had given up.There’s talk among the coaching staff that Wenger has lost his way and is now managing Arsenal like a dictator. It’s not healthy.I love Wenger’s ideals, morals and philosophy, but it’s now killing the club. This relationship has gone sour and something needs to change.No doubt Arsenal will bounce back and win games this season because there are plenty of teams worse off than us, but we’ll never win the league again with Wenger in charge.And that’s the problem. Results can paper over cracks, but those cracks will ultimately stop Arsenal from reaching the top again.It feels like now is the perfect time for a change.Agree or disagree with Jamie? We want to hear YOUR view… comment below.last_img read more