Tag: Park

Aug 30

Olympic Optimism

Olympic Golf Looking Better Than We Thought Numerous post-mortems about Olympic golf have been either written in articles or verbalized in interviews since the end of the Games. In the months leading up to the two-week sports cornucopia, a lot of the projections were bad – and I admit to helping on that score. The …

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Aug 20

Two Worlds Win Golf Medals

UK and South Korea Win Gold Now that the golf portion of the Olympic Games is in the rear view mirror, I can backtrack a little on all my doubt that it would ever happen. I also doubted that it would happen with good people, and I doubted that the game would ever be invited …

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Nov 24

Kerr Takes Finale

Kerr Victor at CME Group Tour Championship I’m still getting used to the kind of money that’s getting thrown around these days on the various golf tours, and even though I know that the LPGA is running behind the deep treasure chests of the PGA, it’s still eye-popping to see how the winners and almost …

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Sep 15

Comparing Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko Not Quite Like Anyone Else All right, so Super-Kid did it again. She’s just turned 18, and won the Evian Championship going away. She did it with rounds of 69 – 69 – 67 – 63. Even without the big finish, in which she didn’t miss any greens in most peoples’ memories, barely …

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Aug 04

What Makes Park Tick?

Park

British Open Winner Park Shows Long-term Greatness Despite the sensational play of Lydia Ko on several occasions in the past year and beyond, Inbee Park is the top player in the world of women’s golf, and she spent the past week at Turnberry in Scotland to remind us of the fact. Winning the Open isn’t …

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Aug 01

Open Finale Set for Drama

Weather at Open

Who Will Provide the Drama at the Open Mother Nature Might Cause Trouble It may all look like an orderly Women’s British Open this year, especially compared to the chaos that befell the men earlier in the month, but watch out. There’s something afoot, Mother Nature to start with, and some scary good golfers that …

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Jul 11

U.S. Women’s – The Back Nine

Back Nine Crucial Holes for Tomorrow’s Position Several major personalities have found their way into the upper echelons of the U.S. Women’s Open. They are the sorts of personalities that are bound to, and should, appear about now. They all have game, but every human has a unique mentality, way of thinking, and pattern of …

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Jun 25

Number One in Arkansas

Much at Stake at the Arkansas Walmart If, by chance, you are not a fan of Inbee Park, you might be in for a long, long year. She was already doing well, then I read this morning that she has “found” her swing. If I played like that, I’d want to keep it lost, but …

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Jul 12

Ready for Sunday at Royal Birkdale

Almost Everyone Who Should Be Here  is Here I watched the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open with interest, but not with too much anxiety. The first round seems to be the time in which eager, new players shine and make a play for the lead, or at least a top spot. By …

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May 20

Lizette Arrives at Kingsmill

Lizette Salas

Lizette Salas Wins the Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg First you learn to play the game, and along the way, learn to control your emotions and nerves. Then, you learn to cope with better and better competition, and then you learn how to show up consistently among the better players. Then you learn to get into …

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