Category: Forum

Ready for Sunday at Royal Birkdale

Almost Everyone Who Should Be Here  is Here I watched the first round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open with interest, but not with too much anxiety. The first round seems to be the time in which eager, new players shine and make a play for the lead, or at least a top spot. By …

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Lewis Wins on Familiar Ground

Stacy Lewis

Lewis Victor at the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Stacy Lewis is listed as the top female golfer on the planet. And judging from recent events, she has no intention of giving up that distinction any time soon. Lewis overcame a four-shot deficit on Sunday to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G. Lewis …

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Wie Silences Critics With Open Win

Michelle Wie

    Michelle Wie Triumphant in her First Major     Michelle Wie has faced an abundance of criticism over the course of her career. But on Sunday Wie had am answer forget critics. Once and for all she completed the transition from overhyped adolescent to legitimate luminary by capturing the most significant title in …

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Stacy Lewis Number One Again

Stacy Lewis’s Victory Takes Her to Number One Again Stacy Lewis looked like the best golfer on earth in Sunday.  Which she is. Lewis scored a six-shot victory at the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway, New Jersey just outside Atlantic City. The win moved Lewis to the top of the world rankings, supplanting Inbee Park, …

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What’s in a Name? LPGA Championship

Women’s Major to become PGA Collaboration I’m fairly resigned to change in the world. It’s the only guarantee we get in life, that whatever is the case will eventually cease to be the case – everything will change. I don’t mind it so much if I’ve been given the chance to get comfortable with the …

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Business and the Golf Course

Business and the Golf Course

The Golf Course a Perfect Business Office From the executive offices to the mailroom, anyone in charge of anything dealing with business transactions, with either rivals or collaborators, knows that the golf course is the most perfectly designed and formatted office on the planet. No man-made structure can match it, no matter the degree of …

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Salas Finally A Winner

Lizette Salas

Lizette Salas Comfortable Victory Lizette Salas was able to waltz into Victory Lane on Sunday. It was a richly deserved result for the 24-year old, who captured her first LPGA title at the Kingsmill Championship in Williamsburg. Ever since leaving USC where she was a four-time All American Salas was being touted as a player …

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The Psychology of Tee Times

Tee Times -Early Morning, Mid Morning, Afternoon Getting ready for the first day of the Kingsmill Champion at the Resort Course in Williamsburg, Virginia, I looked through the field today to see the order. Besides noticing the conspicuous absence of Michelle Wie, which surprised me, considering that she’s playing so well, the second thing that …

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The Golf Shoe, Nails or Spikeless?

Spikeless Golf Shoes

  Spikeless Golf Shoes Now the Norm     When I was a kid, the idea of playing golf without spikes, good, heavy metal ones, was as unthinkable as going to school in one’s bathrobe. That didn’t mean, however, that I hated it any less, preparing for Saturday like a knight preparing for combat. My …

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Second Day of Texas Shootout

Moria Dunn

Second Day of Texas Shootout – Newcomers In Chase I thought that the leaderboard was one of the more interesting first round configurations this year in terms of new faces, but the second day caught my attention even more. It’s evidence that even the super-kids of a few years ago aren’t guaranteed their time in …

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