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About Gianni Magliocco - RotoBaller

Gianni is a freelance sports writer.

Gianni Magliocco - RotoBaller has written 526 articles so far, you can find them below.


Gary Woodland At His Best At Kapalua

Gary Woodland produced some brilliant golf on the way to a runner-up finish at last week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions. Woodland was pipped by a course record-breaking round by Xander Schauffele, but despite this, he will take plenty of confidence from his performance. Woodland gained over 10 strokes over the field for his play tee... Read More

1 year ago

Xander Schauffele Wins The Sentry

Xander Schauffele smashed the course record on Sunday to stun Gary Woodland and take the title at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Schauffele fired an incredible round of 11-under par to capture his fourth win on the PGA Tour in just two years. The win moves Schauffele up to sixth in the Official World Golf... Read More

1 year ago

Kevin Kisner Making First Start Of 2019 At Sony Open

Kevin Kisner makes his first start of 2019 at this week’s Sony Open. Kisner has been out of action since November, and he begins his year at a course he has got the measure of over the past few years. Kisner has recorded top-25 finishes on his last three trips to the Sony Open. In... Read More

1 year ago

Patrick Reed Struggles At Kapalua

Patrick Reed failed to perform at last week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions. Making his first start to the year, Reed struggled on his way to a T25 finish. Reed’s main issue for the week occurred on the greens, where the American dropped 4.6 strokes to the field. Reed dropped another 4.2 strokes to the field... Read More

1 year ago

Brian Harman Kicking Off 2019 At Sony Open

Brian Harman will be making his first start of the year when he tees it up this week at the Sony Open. Harman endured a difficult 2018, struggling for form for the majority of the year. Despite this, Harman is on a made-cut streak of nine events, however, in none of these events has the... Read More

1 year ago


Bubba Watson Endures Nightmare On The Greens At Kapalua

Bubba Watson endured a brutal opening start to the year, struggling to a 31st place finish at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Watson’s poor week was due to his awful performance on the greens in Kapalua. The American dropped over 11 strokes to the field with the flat-stick for the four days of action. It... Read More

1 year ago

Hideki Matsuyama Starting Season At Sony Open

Hideki Matsuyama begins his year at the Sony Open, where he will look to put a disappointing 2018 behind him. An injury stifled Matsuyama in 2018, but the Japanese star performed very well at the back end of the year to give him momentum heading into 2019. Matsuyama has never played to the best of... Read More

1 year ago

Ted Potter Jr. Making Second Start In Kapalua

Ted Potter Jr. will tee it up for the second time in Kapalua this week. Potter earned his place in the field after securing a shock win at Pebble Beach back in February. Since then, Potter has struggled for consistency, and has failed to notch another top-10 finish in that period. Potter’s only other appearance... Read More

1 year ago

Brice Garnett Making Debut At The Sentry

Brice Garnett will kick off his year when he tees it up at this week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions. Garnett will enter this week as one of the biggest outsiders of the week, but the American has shown some form over the past few months, in particular with the putter. Garnett has gained strokes over... Read More

1 year ago

Cameron Champ Kicking Off Year In Kapalua

Cameron Champ will make his debut at the Sentry Tournament of Champions this week. Champ has been a revelation on the PGA Tour, displaying dominant length off the tee, the likes of which have never been seen before. Champ has recorded three top-10 finishes on his last five starts on the PGA Tour. The American... Read More

1 year ago


Brandt Snedeker Loves Kapalua

Brandt Snedeker endured a frustrating first half of 2018, but he more than made up for it with an impressive victory at the Wyndham Championship back in August. That victory earned him his spot in the Sentry Tournament of Champions, an event that Snedeker has thrived at in the past. In his last four trips... Read More

1 year ago

Aaron Wise To Start Year At The Sentry

Aaron Wise will start his year at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. The American earned his spot in the field after taking the Byron Nelson title last year. Wise lost form after that, but he ended his 2018 in style, which suggests that he could be one to watch out for this week. In his... Read More

1 year ago

Charles Howell III Enters The Sentry Off The Back Of A Victory

It was his very last start of the year which saw Charles Howell III secure his spot at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Howell III captured the RSM in November and will arrive at Kapalua full of confidence. Despite that win, Howell III has struggled in recent times, only recording two top-10 finishes in his... Read More

1 year ago

Gary Woodland Full Of Confidence Heading To Kapalua

For the third time, Gary Woodland will kick off his year at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Woodland captured the Phoenix Open in 2018 to secure his place in this week’s field, and the American has shown some strong form over the past few months on the PGA Tour. Woodland has finished no worse than... Read More

1 year ago

Francesco Molinari Making Debut At Kapalua

It has been a remarkable 12 months for Francesco Molinari, and the Italian will enter 2019 with more confidence than he has ever had to begin a new year. This year will mark Molinari’s debut at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Molinari had never won a PGA Tour event until last year but will come... Read More

1 year ago


Xander Schauffele To Make Second Start At The Sentry

After a brilliant performance at the HSBC-Champions, Xander Schauffele earned his spot in the field for this week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions. It will be the American’s second appearance in Kapalua after he made his debut last year. The Californian struggled on his first start in Kapalua in 2018, finishing a disappointing T22. However, Schauffele... Read More

1 year ago

Patrick Reed Looking For Hot Start To Year At The Sentry

Patrick Reed will begin his year at the Sentry Tournament of Champions for the fifth time in the last six years. The American boasts an outstanding record at Kapalua, which includes a win here back in 2015. Since then, Reed finished runner-up in 2016 and claimed a T6 finish the following year. Reed has not... Read More

1 year ago

Bubba Watson Starts Yet Another Year At Kapalua

For the sixth time in the last eight years, Bubba Watson will be teeing it up at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Watson won three times in 2018, in what was a superb year for the 40-year-old. Watson’s good form at Kapalua suggests that he is likely to go well here on his opening start... Read More

1 year ago

Jason Day Kicking Off Year In Kapalua

Jason Day starts his year at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, an event that has been kind to the Australian in the past. In three visits to Kapalua, Day has finished no worse than T12 at the event, and his best result came back in 2015 where the Australian finished T3. Day won twice last... Read More

1 year ago

Brooks Koepka Looking To Continue Form At The Sentry

Brooks Koepka begins 2019 on top of the world after a year in which the American won two major championships. This week will be Koepka’s third time to play in Kapalua, in an event which has produced mixed results for the big hitter. In 2016, Koepka finished T3 at the tournament, but last year it... Read More

1 year ago


Jon Rahm Begins Year In Kapalua

Jon Rahm will kick off his year at this week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions. Rahm won once on the PGA Tour in 2018, and he arrives at a course this week where he performed well on debut. In 2018, Rahm finished runner-up in Kapalua and will be looking to go one better this week as... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Kirk's Mediocre Play Continues

Chris Kirk was unable to get himself into contention at last week’s RSM Classic. Kirk fired three rounds under par at the event, but his total of nine-under par could only give him a T46 finish. Kirk has failed to finish in the top-40 of any of the five events that he has played so... Read More

1 year ago

Keith Mitchell Misses Cut At RSM Classic

Keith Mitchell disappointed at the RSM Classic, missing the cut by one stroke. Mitchell opened the event with a round of 69, but a two-over par round on Friday saw his tournament end prematurely. It is Mitchell’s first missed cut since August. Despite the missed cut, Mitchell remains a name to watch out for in... Read More

1 year ago

Charles Howell III Claims Victory At RSM Classic

Charles Howell III won the RSM Classic last week to end his long winless streak on the PGA Tour. Howell III had not won on the PGA Tour since 2007, but the American overcame his demons with a playoff victory last Sunday. Howell birdied three of his last four holes on Sunday to make the... Read More

1 year ago

Kevin Kisner Hits Form At RSM Classic

Kevin Kisner found his form at the RSM Classic last week, finishing the event T7. Kisner had not been at his best coming into the event, but weekend rounds of 63 and 65 catapulted him up the leaderboard. The finish is Kisner’s best on the PGA Tour since July. In what has been an inconsistent... Read More

1 year ago


Peter Uihlein Enjoys Strong Week At RSM Classic

Peter Uihlein produced some excellent golf at last week’s RSM Classic. The American has struggled for consistency in recent months, but last week he finished on a total of 15-under par. His finish was aided by a brilliant final round of 63 that vaulted the American up the leaderboard. The T7 finish is Uihlein’s best... Read More

1 year ago

Joel Dahmen Finishes T37 At RSM Classic

Joel Dahmen enjoyed a low-key week at the RSM Classic. Dahmen shot three rounds under par at the event on his way to a total of 10-under par which was good enough for a T37 finish. The American has not been at his best to begin the season, and he has failed to finish in... Read More

1 year ago

Cameron Champ Continues Brilliant Start To Season

Cameron Champ continued his superb start to the year at last week’s RSM Classic. Champ produced some excellent golf on his way to a sixth-place finish, meaning he has now recorded top-10 finishes in three of his last four starts. The highlight of Champ’s week came during the second round of the event, where he... Read More

1 year ago

Brian Harman Records Best Finish Since June

Brian Harman produced his best performance since June at last week’s RSM Classic. Harman had been woefully out of form heading into the event, but he notched a T32 finish after playing some solid golf. Harman will be particularly pleased with his final round at the event where he fired a round of 64 to... Read More

1 year ago

Chris Kirk Shows Promise At Mayakoba

Chris Kirk settled for a T48 finish at the Mayakoba Golf Classic last week in a performance that showed plenty of promise. Kirk fired an impressive round of 66 on day two and finished the Mexican event on a total of eight-under par. The American will now turn his attention to the RSM Classic, an... Read More

1 year ago


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