Category: General Discussion

Golf Character 1

Golf Character: Men, Women and Morale I was glad to see some order restored to the universe as Tiger Woods won at Torrey Pines, rather handily in fact. I wondered how he did it, in terms of guts, and figured that he remembered who he once was, and that regardless, he was still among the …

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Golf Prosthetics

Give me Something to Swing:Golf Prosthetics I remember specific childhood days when my eyes became a little more open to the world than they had been the day before. I remember standing on the putting green at Neskowin Beach, watching a one-armed golfer split the fairway with a viciously potent drive. I remember joining his …

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Bellies and Broom-handles Under Threat: Putting Changes

Bellies and Broom-handles Under Threat: Putting Changes The big fuss being made over the anchored stroke versus the free-swinging stroke is nothing new. We just think it is because the percentage of pros employing anchored putters has suddenly risen over the past few years. Orville Moody won a Senior Open over three decades ago by …

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Golf Injuries

When More than your Score Hurts: Golf Injuries Meet Dr. Divot I can remember that period of life when we all bounced out of bed to begin our days, and on those days that included golf, we bounced up to the driving range in the very same way, did a two-second stretch to impress the …

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Did Rachel Uchitel really receive a $10M Tiger Woods settlement?

OK, let’s say this right off the bat. What you’re about to read could be a cheap April Fool’s Day joke. I kind of hope it is, because the alternative — that it’s true — turns my stomach. TMZ is reporting that Rachel Uchitel — you know, the Tiger Woods mistress whose unmasking the day …

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Should The Shoulders Turn In The Putting Stroke

You often hear about the turning of the arms through impact in the golf swing. It is referred to as supination, a term that was introduced by Ben Hogan. Pronation is used to describe the turning of the arms on the backswing. Before I get into how this relates to putting, I want you to …

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Open Your Stance When Your Putting Goes Awry

Putting touch can come and go. In other articles I have addressed some possible on the course corrections for when your touch is off on any given day. But what about when your distance is pretty good, but you can’t seem to get the ball started on the right line? Chances are if you are …

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Golf Channel, ESPN conduct five-minute Tiger interviews

The Golf Channel and ESPN have conducted the first sit-down interviews with Tiger Woods since his Thanksgiving accident and subsequent revelations of infidelity. The interviews were conducted on Sunday afternoon by the Golf Channel’s Kelly Tilghmann and ESPN’s Tom Rinaldi in Florida, and each network was allotted approximately five minutes. The full Golf Channel interview …

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Tiger’s press conference a dig at Accenture

On February 17, Tiger Woods announced he’d be holding his first press conference since his accident in November. It so happened to be the same week as the Accenture Match Play was going on, an event sponsored by a company that used to pay Woods hefty endorsement money. When the infidelity news hit the presses, …

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Augusta is right for Tiger, but Tiger’s not right for Augusta

Yes, Tiger is coming back to Augusta, and we’ve said for quite some time here about how good it sets up for Tiger — familiar course, friendly gallery, protective club, respectful media. All true. But what about whether it’s good for the game of golf in general, and Augusta in particular? Now, I’m not a …

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