Tag: St. Andrews

Oct 10

St. Andrews Not What She Used to Be?

Ross Fisher Breaks the Course Record at Old Course of St. Andrews I’ve always dreamed of going back to that country course in Washington State that seemed so long when I was a kid. When I was in my prime, I knew that if I could go back, I would murder that piece of acreage, …

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Aug 02

LPGA British Open – Kingsbarns

Scottish Open was Only first Part of LPGA Scottish Fantasy – Now Comes the Open at Kingsbarns Last week, I went on and on about the beauties of Scotland and its great links courses, as the LPGA played one of its events there. It wasn’t a major, but one of my favorites, simply based on …

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Jul 28

Davies and the HOF

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Laura Davies Misses Hall of Fame Induction Apparently, the World Golf Hall of Fame was becoming a little America-centric by holding its annual inductions in St. Augustine, Florida. When golfers and others from around the world reminded them that the word “world” was an important part of the institution, they responded by scheduling inductions every …

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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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Aug 05

Stacy Lewis Victorious

Stacy Lewis Claims RICOH Women’s British Open Stacy Lewis returned to the winner’s circle on Sunday and did it in dramatic fashion. Lewis birdied the final two holes at the Old Course at St. Andrews to hold off Na Yeon Choi and claim the RICOH Women’s Open. She turned in rounds of 69-72 on Sunday …

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