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Mickey Wright, Golf’s Platonic Ideal Dies

Mickey Wright, Likely the Best of the Best We knew that it was going to come some day, but I put it out of my head. Last week, we lost mickey Wright at the age of 85. Wright was an extremely important figure for me in the 50s and 60s, the two decades in which …

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Marina Alex Finds ‘The Zone’ at Cambia

Marina Alex

Alex Took Her Time, But Has Arrived on LPGA Tour When I was a student on the east coast, a friend and I used to joke that there is no such place as Paterson, New Jersey, because when you go there, everything says Wayne instead. In golf terms, Wayne is the real town this week, …

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Oneida LPGA Classic

Oneida LPGA Classic New Event in 2017 I feel sorry on one level for those of us who sat in front of televisions through the 50s and 60s watching shoot-em-up bang bang “Cowboys and Indians” shows. We were entirely misled in terms of historical authenticity and cultural depictions of the continent;’s original inhabitants. Hostility might …

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Bob Hope and Golf – Thanks for the Memories

Bob Hope and Golf

Bob Hope and Golf – Thanks for the Memories I don’t mind saying that the British Open, won by lefty Phil Mickelson (the first lefty to do it in over half a century) has left me more exhausted as a viewer than any golf major in my memory. It was a gritty course and a …

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