Tag Archive: Spieth

Sep 27

Tour Championship – Spieth’s Check

Jordan Spieth Chasing Enormous Purse I never thought I’d live to see the day when a golfer could win ten million dollars in a four day tournament. Even in 1960, I thought that the purses for the major (and minor) events on the tour were spectacular, and I dreamed of winning just one of them. …

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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 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

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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Jul 20

Spieth – Lost Moment

Spieth’s Chip Could Have Changed Everything What an Open It Was! All right, so after an extra day, a lot of dramatic weather and golf, Zach Johnson is your new British Open champion. I have no problem with that. He’s a terrific golfer and, by all accounts, a great guy. I remember when Zach won …

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Jul 18

Open Becomes Disaster Area

Winds at the Open Cause a Disaster Winds Become Unmanageable I once walked in a 90 mile per hour wind, and wondered if I could get off the ground by stretching my coat out – what a stupid idea. Fortunately, I couldn’t quite do it. The winds at St. Andrews might not have reached the …

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Jul 16

Open’s First Round – Spieth Close

American Major Winner Spieth Makes Excellent Start There are many stories at this year’s British Open. First of all, what set this one apart from others of past years, is that it was an absolutely beautiful day in Scotland at St. Andrews. That fact alone might have been enough to shake up some scores, just …

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Jul 07

Bad News for Rory

  Rory Takes Hit from Fox News In a week filled with oddball golf news, including espionage among the LPGA caddie pool for covert photos of sensitive tour material, the defending champion of the PGA’s British Open has taken more than one hit this week. Rory McIlroy is not only the defending champion of the …

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Jun 30

Grand Slam Fever

Here We Go Again – Another Grand Slam?   The golf year has reached its halfway point, and as usual, did not disappoint. We even have a little bit of the elixir that comes around every few years, but not so much lately – the expectation that someone within the PGA field can win golf’s …

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Apr 21

Golf Too Young To Die

A Plethora of Young Golf Stars Youth Movement Alive and Well Amidst a flurry of phrases that I swore never to use, such as “Back in my day” and “When I was Your Age,” I worried when people began to suggest that golf was on the wane, and might disappear from the pantheon of recreation …

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