Tag: Day

Jan 03

Is Day’s Back Ready for ’17?

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Despite Yeears of Back Injuries, Day Enters the Year #1 I’m not sure how he does it, but Jason Day appears to be one of the best ailing champions on the PGA Tour, and has been for a while. Somehow, he keeps winning a fair percentage of tournaments in spite of various rips, tears,  a …

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Jul 30

PGA 3rd Round – Rory Out

PGA At Baltusrol But No Rory If you’ve never spent much time in New Jersey, the sight of the Baltusrol golf club in Springfield might cause some confusion. Yes, there is the industrial section of the state, much of it chemical in nature, and shall we say, overly fragrant? Every state has an industrial section, …

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Apr 09

Masters – Langer Still Here

Perhaps I can’t go out and play 36 before or after a day watching the Masters, but with spring finally bursting forth in Washington state, I finally took my cramped, stiff, and under-used old body out to the driving range for the first time this season. I did a little more stretching than usual, but …

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Dec 19

Ellie Day Suffers Concussion

Ellie Day Taken Away on Stretcher It’s a dangerous world, and there’s no getting around that. If disaster wants to find you, there’s no place to hide. Even sitting at home in front of the fire in your slippers, the fates can figure out a way. In the world of sports, we may think of …

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Sep 29

A New Big Three?

Today’s Big Three – Speith, Day, and McIroy Some Important Differences Between Now and the Old Days I started my perusal of the day’s golf news by reading an article suggesting that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are no long sure bets for the Ryder Cup. My first thought was that it was a new …

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Sep 19

Modern Greats-How Good?

Greats – Nicklaus to Spieth and Day-Comparable? As I divided my time between the Solheim competition and the BMW Championship today, I noticed an ad for a wristwatch featuring the great Jack Nicklaus. As he wandered through the annals of golf history’s peaks, much of them by his own making, he surveyed his realm like …

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Sep 03

Grand Slam Cancelled

Winners of Majors Won’t Meet in 2015 Grand Slam The term ‘Grand Slam’ in the game of golf is used with a wide set of variations. The Grand Slam represents, of course, the four modern major tournaments, and there’s been a version of that since Bobby Jones won all four, two of which are today …

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Sep 01

Day Doing a Spieth

Day Winning Like Spieth Fed-Ex Playoffs Changing the Face of Majors? The other day, I said one of the dumbest things I’ve said in recent memory. I made the comment that for the men of the PGA, all the big stuff was over for the year. Spoken like a true antique, someone who has lived …

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Aug 15

Spieth and Day Maneuvering

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Spieth and Day Most Likely to Make a Run? There are a lot of different ways in which to win a golf tournament, such as a war of attrition where one player holds steady while all others fall apart around him. There’s the multiple stroke lead approach, where you have to hang on in the …

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May 28

Record Number Withdraw at Nelson

Exodus From Byron Nelson Classic The legend of Byron Nelson can be expressed in Biblical proportions. One of the greats among the greatest, he accomplished feats unheard of in the professional ranks. The list is endless, but includes a string of eleven consecutive wins, and a record number of tournament victories in the year of …

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