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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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Nordqvisit Delivers Big Finish at Kia

Anna Nordqvist

Nordqvisit Wins the Kia Classic After just six tournaments, the LPGA has its second multiple winner of 2014. Anna Nordvist came from two shots off the pace on Sunday to win the Kia Classic in the tour’s last warmup for next week’s Kraft Nabsico championship. Nordqvist, who won in Thailand in February, joins Karrie Webb …

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How Do They “Pace” themselves for the Masters?

Adam Scott

Prepping For The Masters I continually read about the leading players of the PGA pacing themselves for the Masters, and then for the other three majors that await during the rest of the year. They all have a different strategy, and amazingly, they all think that it can be done. Even more amazing than that …

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What’s Going On at Furman – No Men’s Golf?

Furman Announced the Mens Golf Discontinued I chanced upon the Furman Athletics website this morning, and found four interesting articles. In the first one, it is reported that “Cole Fires a 69 to Tie for 25th at AutoTrader” – that was cool enough. In the second, I read, “Hopke leads Paladins in Opening day of …

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Danielle Downy

Danielle Downy

LPGA Loses Member – Danielle Downy Danielle Downy, a member of the LPGA for a decade, and head of golf operations at Auburn University, has been killed in a one-car accident outside of Auburn, Alabama. She lost control of her car and overturned multiple times before striking a tree. Reports say that she received “massive …

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USBGA – Golf is for Everyone

USGA Blind Golf

  USBGA – U.S. Blind Golf Association   I knew a young man once who took piano lessons, and played many of the most difficult pieces from the classical repertoire, even though he had been without sight since birth. Our joke together at the time was that he missed two notes per year whether he …

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Happy New Year, Rory and Caroline!

Rory and Caroline!

  Golf and Tennis-Caroline Says Yes to Rory   So, as we learned today, Rory McIlroy’s Christmas list worked out pretty well, considerably better than most other years, I would think. The question was popped in Sydney, and that word is dynamic enough to suggest that someone should hit it back, and who better than …

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