Category: Golf Articles

New Christina Kim Coming Back

Christina Kim

Newly Conditioned Christina Kim Seeking Full Return to Tour It hasn’t been that long ago since Christina Kim was shaking things up on the women’s tour. She’s got game, and has won here and there along the way. She also possesses one of the most ‘interesting’ personalities the tour has seen for many moons. There …

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Snead, Woods? Give it Up

Snead Woods

No Way Statistics Can Cover the Variables The world of statistics is vast, as we do our best to freeze into place precisely what an athlete has done against the competition of his or her own era. Statistics can even chart one’s excellence in competition with the self, and how one’s game has enhanced itself …

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Josh Hill – What’s In It for the Amateur?

Josh Hill

Josh Hill, Amateur, Youngest to Win Sanctioned Event There are a few tournaments held in the Middle East and North Africa, and a few of them are on the MENA Tour. One of them, the Al Ain Open, was just won by a westerner who was raised there.  Josh Hill, entering the Al Ain as …

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Matt Every Suspended for Prescription – Wrongly

Matt Every

Prescribed Marijuana Knocks Every Off Tour I tend to take a fairly conservative view of how things are done around the game of golf, despite whatever I might think of life off the course. When it comes to the game that shaped a lot of my youth, I am generally a little more old-school than …

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Lee Ann Walker Sets High Score Record

Lee Ann Walker

Walker, Unaware of New Rule, Sets Record for Penalty Strokes I should be able to look up Lee Ann Walker, professional golfer, and find out anything I need to know about her career. But no, you won’t find anything on the internet today about previous decades, only one round of golf played this week. Have …

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Successful Golf Expensive

Golf Expensive

Tour Golf Life Expensive, Difficult to Sustain and Balance I recall an interview with Padraig Harrington in which he was asked about problems on tour. He replied that as professional golfers, “we don’t really have problems.” The comment was right for the specific situation under discussion, so it made sense then. However, I’m sure Harrington …

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LPGA Seniors Making it Happen – Again

LPGA Seniors

In a few days, the LPGA is holding an event at Pete Dye’s French Lick. It started in 2017 as a solitary major on the Legends Tour before being joined by the U.S. Senior Women’s Open. This tournament is not anything approaching an “Awe, ain’t that sweet?” competition.  The Senior Women of the LPGA still …

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Chase Koepka – There’s Another One

Chase Koepka

Chase Koepka, Brooks’ Younger Brother Playing in Europe   As golf fans, we know a lot about Brooks Koepka. If we didn’t, we wouldn’t be real golf fans. He’s everywhere, he contends everywhere, and when it comes to majors, he wins almost everywhere lately. Now that his star has risen, the muscular but surgical player …

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Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Shriners Hospitals

Good Golf, Good Works – Iconic Shriners Event The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is being held this week in Las Vegas at the TPC Summerlin. It is a sanctioned PGA event, but  not a typical one. If you despair about a shrinking concern for one another among human beings these days, tune in to …

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Mi Jung Hur Wins in Indianapolis

Mi Jung Hur

Long Waits Between Wins for Mi Jung Hur, but Things Speeding Up This past week, the LPGA Tour visited one of the years oddest venues. I’m not sure how it came to be, but Pete Dye designed the course, so it came from the upper realms of the industry. In the city of Indianapolis, the …

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