Tag: Mickelson

Sep 10

Tiger to Return

Tiger to Play the Safeway Tiger Woods says that it’s official. After months and months of nagging injuries, surgeries, and undoubtedly a series of head trips, the once greatest in the world will visit the Napa Valley soon for the Safeway Open. And why not? The fall in Napa, where the tournament will be featured …

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Oct 13

Ryder Captains-Who’s Best?

Tiger

Ryder Captains and Old Legends What Have They Done for Me Lately Match play is a type of golf competition in which the U.S. seems to do all right most of the time. The Solheim has gone well lately, brushing aside that little debacle in Colorado a little over a year ago. The Westerners usually …

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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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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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Oct 04

More Ryder Fall-out

  More Ryder Fall-out, and Stacy in Perfect Position     I usually, and sometimes mistakenly, think of men’s and women’s golf as two distinctly separate identities. However, as each new tid-bit comes out over the shipwreck that is the 2014 American Ryder Cup team and its lamentable showing in Scotland, I’m beginning to see …

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Sep 23

Ryder Cup Personalities

Personal Dynamics and the Ryder Cup May Come Down to Who Gets Along What a long way we’ve come since the first days of the Ryder Cup so many decades ago, a competition which was originally intended to be a British/Irish versus the United States affair. Few people know it, but Samuel Ryder was a …

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Aug 10

Day 3 of PGA – Leaderboard Surprises

Bernd Wiesberger

Leaderboard Surprises – Wiesberger, Palmer, Chappell We all know that Rory McIlroy is leading the PGA going into the fourth round. The way he’s been playing this year, it’s no surprise. He has clearly found himself. However, once you start looking past the leader, there are some interesting names. For instance, I would characterize Kevin …

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Mar 25

Fascinating Golf

Tiger woods

What/Who is Needed to Keep Golf Fascinating? The articles are coming out by the dozen – what are we going to do in the post-Tiger world? How will we replace the one who has carried the game for decades, the one who filled the void after the Big Three years? Just like the film world …

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Mar 13

Masters Odds – Why Bother?

Phil Mickelson

Who Will This Year’s Masters? Do they really think that they can do this? The big event, the one that Tiger’s lost so much sleep over in the past few weeks, is less than thirty days away, and the guys in Vegas actually think they have an inside track on who’s going to walk away …

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