Tag: Masters

May 19

Feherty and Golf’s Image

Humorist/Golfer Feherty Shines the Light on Golf’s Many Faces In history and its iconic literature, the fool is an important character, and the term doesn’t mean what the modern word means, In Shakespeare, the fool is more hip, more clever, and shines the light of commentary on all the self-images people are trying to sell. …

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May 07

Matsuyama Tied at Players

Matsuyama New Type of Newcomer Newcomer Maintaining Low Average on Larger Tour It used to be that we could look at a newcomer to the western tours askance – very askance. So what if he won twenty tournaments on the African, Eastern European or Asian tours? That’s just not the same level of competition that …

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Apr 22

Paula’s LPGA Masters

Would Be Fun, Good For Tour This seems like the perfect time for everyone who cares to throw in their two cents about the theoretical Masters tournament for the LPGA, to be held on the same course as the men play, probably one week later, as envisioned by Paula Creamer. My two cents is that’s …

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Apr 14

Golf Addiction?

Addiction Or Just Good Clean Fun? The 2015 Masters is over, and as usual, it was a heart-thumping event – that is, if you’re into that sort of thing. I am, but I often wonder, when meeting people who just don’t see the attraction in golf, what it is that’s missing. What aren’t they getting …

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Apr 11

Is This Spieth’s Masters?

Twenty-Two Year Old Spieth Leads into Sunday I was interested in an article published today that may or may not have fallen for the oldest trick in the book – assuming that a person who heads into the final round of the Masters with a lead of a few strokes is a shoe-in to take …

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Apr 09

Learn from the Masters

The Masters Playing at the Masters Thoughts about the Generations Playing Together  It was James Agee who wrote the text to “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men,” and although he was researching a poor cross-section of the American population, and how they toiled in a difficult existence, the phrase works for many situations, even professional …

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Apr 07

Watson’s Popularity Problem

Bubba Watson Ready to Defend Masters Title Anyway I really wish they’d stop doing this. It’s elementary school at its finest, and a feeble attempt to stir the pot of PGA drama.  Where teachers of youngsters all over the place work hard to protect the less well-liked on Valentine’s Day and birthdays, the PGA relishes …

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Apr 03

Tiger and Lydia – Breakthrough Week?

Tiger and Lydia

 Augusta – Tiger and ANA – Lydia This Week In the world of quantum physics golf, seemingly impossible to pin down, the greatest male player of his generation has fallen out of the top 100, and the new female sensation has become her tour’s number one before her eighteenth birthday. I doubt many of us …

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Mar 03

Harrington Wins the Honda

Padraig Harrington Leads Three Stories at Unpredictable Tournament For anyone who left the TV  assuming that the Honda Classic was going to go one way, as it first appeared it would, you blew it – big mistake. There was the flamboyant Ian Poulter, moving along like a well-oiled machine, unruffled except for celebrations over an …

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Aug 21

Arnie Goes in to Straighten Heartbeat

Arnie Palmer

The King, Arnie Palmer is Recuperating, Should be Out Soon If one has the idea to wrap up the lifetime, professional or otherwise, of Arnold Palmer, an article simply won’t do it. One would need a major biographer, miles of footage and interviews, and a quiet place to consider just what kind of man he …

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