Tag: Couples

Golfers – What’s in a Name?

The Etymological Heritage of Golf and Golfers Can Be Surprising Many of us growing up with the game of golf had an image of something very mono-cultural, mono-racial, and mono-economic in our minds. We know that isn’t true in modern times, but I was surprised to find that it wasn’t true in our distant youth, …

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Bubba, Body Language and the Masters

Bubba Masters 2014

Bubba’s Body Language Interested Me if you needed Tiger to be there for the Masters to mean anything, I’m sorry for you. I think you’re missing a lot of the point. This year’s tournament was a hoot for entirely different reasons, and Woods didn’t make the event what it’s become through the years. Love for …

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An Interesting Tigerless Masters After All

Fred Couples

Tigerless Masters Full of Excitement For me, that first three rounds of the 2014 Masters went by so fast, I could barely keep up. I don’t feel as though I ever got to drink deep from the experience, and part of it is that my brain usually devotes about ten or so percent to keeping …

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Presidents Cup – In the Ryder’s Shadow

Revving Up Interest for the President’s Cup Even for those of us who follow the game religiously, the larger part of golf’s fan base isn’t able to really say what some of the “other” cups really mean – Curtis? Solheim? Walker? Presidents? Presidents of what? One reason, in all likelihood, is that the Ryder and …

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Presidents Cup 2013

Hideki Mutsuyama

Presidents Cup 2013 – Who Are These Guys? I can’t believe that we are, as a group of team match-play spectators, asking that question again. When will we ever learn? Wasn’t it just two weeks ago that we were searching Wikipedia and youtube for information on some of Europe’s Solheim no-names, only to find that …

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