Tag: Tiger

Dec 03

Tiger Woods and His Very Good Week

Tiger Woods and His Very Good Week

Tiger Appears Viable and Sometimes Brilliant at Hero World Challenge After years of fits and starts in an attempted comeback, many of us were asleep at the wheel for this one, or at least had dozed off for the moment. The Tiger comeback bell can only be rung so often before we lose a step …

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Oct 15

Demise of Golf – Another Look

Problems with the Theory of Golf’s “Demise” Through the months, I’ve written a great deal on the supposed demise of golf, and have agonized over some oddball solutions to what some think is the problem of the game. Now, I see that many miscalculations have been made over passing this wonderful pastime to the next …

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Mar 19

What’s Wrong With the Palmer?

Arnie Palmer

Players are Skipping It, Caddies Speak Ill of It The championship course at Bay Hill was built in Orlando around the early 1960s. I’ve been hearing the name ever since as one of the PGA’s prominent venues. It was owned by various individuals and entities until Arnold Palmer bought it it in the ’70s. Palmer …

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Oct 12

Another Tiger Delay

Tiger Skips Safeway, Will Play Hero Challenge in December Another quick chapter in the Tiger Woods recovery saga has come and gone. Despitie having his game desert him at some point in the past few years, he can still get a rise out of us when he says he will come back. Few, if any …

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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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Jan 12

Jordan Spieth’s Big Picture

Jordan Spieth, The Greatest? For How Long? It has been several decades since a young Muhammad Ali screamed “I am the greatest!” and a lot of other prophesies at the world press. We know from ancient history what a dangerous habit that is, to declare one’s self the greatest before the fact, but funny thing …

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Aug 22

Twilight Zone on Tour?

Twilight Zone at Wyndham Tour Stop Tiger Leads, Henderson Still There? Does anyone remember Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone? Well, the PGA is revisiting the idea this week at the Wyndham Championship. All right then, put these two thoughts together – “You’re traveling in another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound, but of …

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Aug 13

Winners Need it All at Whistling Straits

Whistling Straits Kinder to Those ‘in Phase’ So, the first day of the PGA is in the books at Whistling Straits. Some of the expected stars are at or near the top, and some are not, just like it goes on any other week. Unless the lead is a whopping ten strokes, the first round …

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Aug 11

Whistling Straits

Whistling Straits Course a Work of International Art The PGA will be played this week, and some viewers might turn on their televisions to wonder why an American major is being held overseas. Why are they playing this thing in Ireland? The fourth major of the year, however, is not being played in the old …

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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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