Category: General Discussion

Solheim 2019 – Who is Anne Van Dam?

Anne Van Dam

Anne Van Dam Second Dutch Golfer at Solheim The first photos are out of the European Solheim Team for 2019. I love the plaid front jackets. Where can I get one? I guess that by the time Solheim is over, they will become iconic as a women’s event – too bad. Take a look at …

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Who is Brittany Altomare?

Brittany Altomare

Altomare takes Eighth Qualifying Spot for Solheim A week or so ago, I announced that it was time for the Solheim Cup, or rather, “It’s Solheim Time!” I knew in that moment that I was a couple of weeks early, and even now, it’s a few days away, but maybe I thought I could make …

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World Long-Drive, It’s a Thing

World Long-Drive

World Long-Drive Champions Shoot Distance to Make Munis’ Mouths Water I have known about the long-drive championships since the first day I watched a golf tournament as a kid. The one who sticks out for me was George Bayer, so you can tell how long ago that was, and even he wasn’t the earliest. However, …

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Watch out for Tavatanakit

Tavatanakit

New Thai Star Tavatanakit on a Winning Streak That’s the way it goes. One star comes out of a new golf country, and then her sister does the same thing. Before we know it, the floodgates open on a generation of new stars from that country. The Jutanugarn sisters, Moriya and Ariya probably played a …

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It’s Solheim Time

Solheim

How To Pick a Solheim Team Perhaps I say this every year, but it is true every year. The Solheim tournament is one of my favorite golf events, and I get a rush of anticipation whenever the week arrives.  We have just experienced two weeks of golfing mayhem, cliff-hanging, fingernail-biting drama in the BMW and …

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McIlroy and His Moment

McIIroy

Rory McIlroy Had Doubts About System, but Conquers It The pride of Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy, said that he would let us know how he felt about the Tour Championship scoring system on Monday. Well, it’s Monday, and I’m having trouble believing that Rory will be too unhappy about the way things turned out. On …

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McIlroy Not So Sure about Championship Format

McIIroy

Rory McIlroy Has Serious Doubts about Tour Championship – But Then Again… To question the structure of a certain event, scoring system, or rules issue is not so uncommon among players. It happens all the time. However, this week is a big deal for the PGA’s year-ending “golforma.” It’s the final and largest moment of …

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Justin Thomas and His Very Good BMW Week

Justin Thomas

Flamingos and Balance Drills

Flamingos

Two Commentaries on Distance Off the Tee and Putting In my long golfing life, better known as the Tale of Two Brothers, I got a first-hand account of the right mix of mechanics and experiential play, and in what order. My brother was more of a mechanics guy, and his low scores demonstrated it. By …

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Finally, a Little Info on Shibuno

Hinako Shibuno

Unusual to Know So Little About a Major Winner like Hinako Shibuno A tip of the hat and a note of thanks to Bill Speros of Golfweek for finally getting us some information on British Open Winner Hinako Shibuno. After reading his article, written in the “10 things you didn’t know about…” format, I added …

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