Tag: Ballesteros

The Spirit of Seve

Spanish Golf Typifies the Seve Ballesteros Spirit I feel for any golf fanatic who is too young to remember the golden years of Seve Ballesteros. The Spanish golfer won 5 majors and fifty events on the European Tour, changing everything about golf on that continent. If you’re just looking at a win/loss or stat sheet, …

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Ryder Cup Personalities

Personal Dynamics and the Ryder Cup May Come Down to Who Gets Along What a long way we’ve come since the first days of the Ryder Cup so many decades ago, a competition which was originally intended to be a British/Irish versus the United States affair. Few people know it, but Samuel Ryder was a …

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Did Europe Scuttle Seve’s Royal Trophy?

Seve Ballesteros

  What Happened to Seve Ballesteros’s Royal Trophy?   Seve Ballesteros, I would hope, is still known to a new generation of golfers, from weekender to touring player. He should be, because he’s one of the game’s pillars, especially the European Tour. He is to the west what Bobby Jones through Jack Nicklaus was and …

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Indian Golfer Lahiri Doing Well

Indian Golfer Lahiri Doing Well – India, Not So Much It should come as no surprise that Europe holds a Masters. After all, the U.S. didn’t invent the word or the game. It must be admitted that the atmosphere is quite different as well. Where the magnolias and azaleas decorate the surroundings at Augusta, this …

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