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U.S. Women’s – The Back Nine

Back Nine Crucial Holes for Tomorrow’s Position Several major personalities have found their way into the upper echelons of the U.S. Women’s Open. They are the sorts of personalities that are bound to, and should, appear about now. They all have game, but every human has a unique mentality, way of thinking, and pattern of …

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Women’s Open – Webb and Alex

Karrie Webb and Second Year Player Marina Alex Share Lead Marina Alex swears up and down that she is comfortable with this arrangement. It’s an enviable one, sharing the lead of the U.S. Women’s Open following action on the first day. Bearing in mind that almost everyone is a kid to me, I am both …

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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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Trump Still Gets Way

Trump Aims at Ruling Golf When does the weariness factor kick in? When is enough enough? Since no one in the suit and tie end of golf seems to have the guts to tell Donald Trump where to get off, maybe someone holding the clubs will. In taking a second look at the comments directed …

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Number One in Arkansas

Much at Stake at the Arkansas Walmart If, by chance, you are not a fan of Inbee Park, you might be in for a long, long year. She was already doing well, then I read this morning that she has “found” her swing. If I played like that, I’d want to keep it lost, but …

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Player Assaults Chambers Bay

Gary Player – “One of the Most Unpleasant Courses in My Life” I’ve been a Gary Player fan since I was a young teen, but my favorite Gary Player is the one who played golf. It is his belief that to remain silent, on almost any subject, is a breakdown in moral responsibility. I, on …

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Missing the Cut

Ko Misses First Cut As Pro It’s a potential hazard for anyone who occupies a spot on the tour, the threat of being sent home two days before the end of an event, as if you’ve committed some breach of etiquette. For some fans, when an idol misses the cut, that’s precisely what it amounts …

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Tiger Slips in Recovery

Tiger Shoots 85 at Memorial Zac Blair had a great day today, in fact, one of the best in his life. He got to play with his idol, Tiger Woods, in the third round of the Memorial. Blair was a ten-year old kid when he watched Tiger win the PGA at Valhalla, and that was …

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Cheyenne Wood’s Record

Cheyenne Wood – Share of Course Record at Manulife I’ve been waiting for a while now to see how Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, pans out. When she came out of Wake Forest, I was impressed, but thought that she needed to get the scoring average down quicker than she was. It was …

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A Week for Classic Golf

PGA and LPGA having Classic Golf Time The term “classic” can be used to describe something that is very old and revered, or it could mean something terribly unusual, perhaps something utterly out of the ordinary, and finally, something that is just truly excellent. It can also mean “typical,” but nothing of that sort is …

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