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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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Record Number Withdraw at Nelson

Exodus From Byron Nelson Classic The legend of Byron Nelson can be expressed in Biblical proportions. One of the greats among the greatest, he accomplished feats unheard of in the professional ranks. The list is endless, but includes a string of eleven consecutive wins, and a record number of tournament victories in the year of …

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Kevin Na is Back Again

Kevin Na Leading at Colonial in Fort Worth Kevin Na proved today that he isn’t just putting in a brief appearance before retiring into obscurity. He’s made some moves on recent tournaments, and as of today, he’s leading the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Fort Worth on the legendary course at Colonial. He’s doing it in …

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UFOs Over the Players

UFOs – Are They Here At Last? The Players Championship, played in Florida last week, was certainly interesting, no doubt about that. Apparently, someone else thought so as well, although they remained high in the upper gallery, not having qualified to play in the tournament. We must remember before anything else that the term UFO …

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Rookie Alison Lee on Top

First Time Rookie Alison Leading LPGA Event I wondered today about the meaning of the word “Rookie.” It couldn’t have anything to do with the Rook on a chess board, because that’s a very powerful piece, and rookies are supposed to be the ones who don’t know what’s going on. There’s the phrase “I’ve been …

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Na Yipping and Winning

Has Kevin Na Overcome Full Swing Yips? For leading after two rounds, and solidly in contention after three, Kevin Na is certainly a surprise visitor to the top of the leaderboard. Golf being an impact game where the inner body is concerned, he’s been nothing short of a train wreck since turning pro at the …

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