Tag Archive: PGA

Apr 19

Ian Poulter and the Card

Can Ian Poulter Keep His PGA Card When High Profile Players Lose Their PGA Card The things those of us behind the ropes don’t know about what it took to get on that tee for any PGA-sanctioned tournament. Similarly, most of us know next to nothing about what it takes to stay there once that …

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Apr 12

Rethinking Garcia

Finally a Major for Garcia There are so many storylines to Sergio Garcia and his win at last  week’s Masters that it’s difficult to know where to begin. To start with, I suppose, I’ll admit that I’ve just never liked him, and suspect that a fair number of people don’t either.. On the other hand, …

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Apr 01

No More Els at Masters?

Barring An Upsurge, Els Could Fail to Qualify Again Throughout this calendar year, and come to think of it, the last calendar year, we’ve all been peering into the crystal ball of professional golf to see if Tiger Woods would either win another major, make it through another major, or even show up for another …

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Mar 14

Tiger Suspended? Wait a Minute

Tiger’s Suspension Fake News Maybe Sounded A Lot More Dire Than It Probably Is Today, It got a superb lesson in reading news bulletins coming out of the PGA. In this world of increasing misinformation, we are seeing more than news that is simply either true or not true. There is also hyperbolic news, incomplete …

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Jan 03

Is Day’s Back Ready for ’17?

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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Dec 10

Lexi Thompson’s Statement at Shootout

Lexi Thompson Collaborates with Bryson de Chambeau to Create Some Golf Fireworks Does everyone remember when Michelle Wie got thrown into a men’s tournament all those years ago, when she was still no more than a teen? What an awful thing that was, to put her up to that for the bucks and the ratings. …

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Sep 20

Keith Pelley Pushes for Innovation

Canadian Sports & Media Figure Keith Pelley Now Leads European Golf Tour Apparently, the European Golf Tour is losing people and attention to the PGA in the U.S. There’s a lot of money to be had in the western events, and European players want it, often to the detriment of activities back home. Europe has, …

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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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Jun 18

The Next Tiger? Nope

Candidates Vying to Become Tiger Wood’s Heir are Faltering Maybe it’s because this generation and mine grew increasingly fond of immediate gratification. Mine lived through the era of the big three in golf, and were loathe to give it up. Such was its power that we searched high and low for the heir apparent. Then …

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Mar 26

LPGA Appendage to Real Tour?

Serena Speaks for LPGA Athletes as Well A fascinating study could be made of all the fan types in the world, and the way in which they view women’s sports.  Last week, an unashamedly rude comment made by a CEO in the tennis world highlighted one of them, and it was Serena Williams who undertook …

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