Tag Archive: Woods

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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Oct 12

Another Tiger Delay

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 of …

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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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Oct 13

Ryder Captains-Who’s Best?

Ryder Captains and Old Legends What Have They Done for Me Lately Match play is a type of golf competition in which the U.S. seems to do all right most of the time. The Solheim has gone well lately, brushing aside that little debacle in Colorado a little over a year ago. The Westerners usually …

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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 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 21

LPGA, PGA – All’s Well

LPGA – Brooke Henderson PGA – Tiger Brooke Has Card, Tiger Has Game Things seem to be all in order this week on the major men’s and women’s golf tours. The ladies are playing at the Vancouver Golf Club for the Canadian Pacific – nice, picturesque, just as it should be. The men are playing …

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Mar 07

Melhorn – The Greatest Temper Ever

  Who Are the worst Tempers Ever?   I saw the most interesting video today, an extended phone filming of two alligators fighting to the death on the fairway of a golf course. Several foursomes gathered to watch the struggle that ended with a stare-down in the lake. I don’t know how it went from …

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Feb 12

Woods, Daly – Easy Come Easy Go

Wood’s Game Disappearing, Daly Has Old Moment In the continuing mystery of why the game of golf appears and disappears at the strangest moments, and in the strangest ways, two of the most recognizable names from the past few decades put out a pair of contrasts in the last two weeks that are truly head-scratchers. …

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Jan 22

Repetitive Action -Play or Rest?

Lydia Ko

Rest, Healing, and Playing Through the Pain Through the years, we’ve heard it in almost every walk of life that employs repetitive action, concentration, and/or high impact collisions – suck it up…play through the pain. We glorified NFL players who returned to the game with broken ribs and trained at the local bar. We’ve applauded …

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