Category: Golf Tournaments

Justin Thomas and His Very Good BMW Week

Kentuckian Justin Thomas Played Near Miraculous Golf, Primed for Payoff Wasn’t it just a few weeks ago that I was going on and on about the tournament that brought us Hinako Shibuno? I kept saying that I hadn’t seen a tournament like that in years. To be careful, I should stop saying that so easily, …

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Finally, a Little Info on Shibuno

Hinako Shibuno

Unusual to Know So Little About a Major Winner like Hinako Shibuno A tip of the hat and a note of thanks to Bill Speros of Golfweek for finally getting us some information on British Open Winner Hinako Shibuno. After reading his article, written in the “10 things you didn’t know about…” format, I added …

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Unknown Shibuno Takes British Open

Himako Shibuno

Shibuno Just Hoped to Make British Open Cut This was the British Open the way it should be. It was possibly the most fun I have had in years watching. Somebody had to win, and somebody had to lose, but I didn’t. The level of golf among the top five contenders was so good that …

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Charley Hull and Secret Weapon in Wild Week

Charley Hull

Hull Makes Good Start at British Open on Familiar Course Charley Hull took a good step toward redirecting the week’s news back to playing golf after some troubling snafus during the week. For a little while, she even took an early lead, but that is less important for a first round than being in the …

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Evian, Creamer and Kupcho – Trajectories

Paula Creame

Evian Sees Strong Start by Creamer, Strong Finish by Kupcho Another Evian has come and gone. Despite begin accustomed to seeing a host of Korean golfers in contention, circumstances following the third round seemed profound. I joked with the idea of putting people as teams  on podiums, as we do in the Olympics. Five or …

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Open Questions About Lowry Answered

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry Ran Away with the Open, His First Major That must have been one difficult Saturday night for Shane Lowry, one of Northern Ireland’s less heralded golfers, but one who has been close, so close. Throwing himself against the wall in majors repeatedly, he broke through in grand fashion to take the 2019 Open …

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The Open – First Day at Portrush

The Open

The Open Gets Underway at Portrush With List of Victims I grew up around seaside courses. I was also crazy about playing them as a kid. However, in those days, what a seaside course represented was the customary green fairways edged with green rough reinforced by a row of green trees. The links thing never …

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Tahoe and Celebrities

Tahoe

American Century Championship at Tahoe For the past two days, I have been struck with a case of golf envy. Two men from the nearest branch of the family tree are in Nevada watching a golf tournament, and even got themselves hired on as marshals.  Before visions of arid desert with hundreds of miles of …

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Hannah Green, an Impressive Win at KPMG

Hannah Green, an Impressive Win at KPMG

Australian Green Win at KPMG a Dissertation on Keeping it Together Like other die-hard fans, I watch a lot of golf, and have for well over a half century. Most of the big moments? I’ve seen them. It has been a regular diet of being impressed by the people who play the game, because someone …

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Sarah Burnham – One Step at a Time

LPGA Rookie Burnham Qualifies for KTMG

LPGA Rookie Burnham Qualifies for KTMG by $3.00 Any time that one of us writes about a player’s chances of success, we are bound by pure speculation. We don’t know anything about the future, near or distant, but it’s apparently fun to muse about it, especially when we have all the stats at our beck …

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