Category: Pro Golf

PNC Father – Son (and Daughter) Challenge

PNC of 2020 Incredible Venue for the Best Nostalgia At first, I thought I was looking at something in the Bahamas, but it turned out to be the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida. I look forward to each year of the Father-Son Challenge, but this year was a whole new experience.  The PNC, as before, brings …

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Fowler and the Wicked, Woeful Wedge

Rickie Fowler Gives A Wedge Lesson for Golf Digest I don’t know how many people are as afraid of their pitching wedge as I am, but I’ll bet that for many, it is, or is one of the most scary clubs in the bag. The wedge requires a range of distances, and different styles of …

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Tradition, Progress – What I Learned This Week

Much Changing in Golf Tradition, Except When It’s Not I have been reading other people’s articles this week to see what they and the golf world are talking about. I have to say that it’s been a real eye-opener.  Those who play golf are generally aware of timeless tradition, the way the game is played, …

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LPGA Needs New Phenom to Jolt Ratings?

Who’s Grabbing the Attention on the LPGA Tour These Days? I have read this week that despite Michael Whan’s terrific progress over the past few years, something is lacking at the top of the leaderboard to kick start a new wave of gallery passion in the women’s game. That question begs several others. Among them …

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Golf Generations Come and Gone

Our Incomplete Golf Memories  with Passing of Generations is Sad As devotees of the game of golf, we try to hold on to former greatness. At times, we sort of remember, and sort of don’t. Of course, the game continues as new greats appear on the men’s and women’s tours. People we thought would endure …

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Shibuno Shy About Starting?

Hinako Shibuno

Smiling Cinderella Hinako Shibuno Holding Off on U.S. LPGA So, here’s how it appears to be going. Hinako Shibuno, the Smiling Cinderella who was taken into the hearts of Britain when she won the nation’s major on the first time out doesn’t want to take the next step – not yet. Apparently, she doesn’t think …

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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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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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