Tag: Creamer

What’s in a Nickname?

Lots of Tour Players Have a Nickname, But Some Change A nickname can exert a powerful force on one’ s life, and some are pretty serious. I don’t think that Typhoid Mary or Vlad the Impaler will ever live those monikers down, no matter how many incarnations they get. Golfers go through the same thing. …

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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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Solheim A Blast in 2017

Solheim Cup

More Than Just A Solheim Win for the U.S. I’m so sorry that the Solheim Cup has been offered on alternative years since its inception. It’s just too much fun in one week to spend two years of waiting. Karsten Solheim, businessman and golf club designer, really knew what he was doing, not only in …

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LPGA’s Pressel Setting Example

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Morgan Pressel Throws Another Blow at Breast Cancer Morgan Pressel has been playing on the LPGA Tour for a while now. Many of us remember her as the youngest tournament champion in the tour’s history. I once called her a bully in the best sense of the word, meaning that she had the energy to …

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Paula’s LPGA Masters

Would Be Fun, Good For Tour This seems like the perfect time for everyone who cares to throw in their two cents about the theoretical Masters tournament for the LPGA, to be held on the same course as the men play, probably one week later, as envisioned by Paula Creamer. My two cents is that’s …

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Fascinating Golf

Tiger woods

What/Who is Needed to Keep Golf Fascinating? The articles are coming out by the dozen – what are we going to do in the post-Tiger world? How will we replace the one who has carried the game for decades, the one who filled the void after the Big Three years? Just like the film world …

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What do the Founders Cup Stars’ “Stars” Say?

The Stars Players Are Born Under Determine Winners It’s pretty clear to me that we, as a body of golf spectators have a problem with immediate gratification. If someone doesn’t win often enough, we say that they failed to live up to early expectations. If they play consistently well, but lack the extreme scores to …

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Pure Silk Goes to Korda

Jessica Korda

Pure Silk Goes to Korda – On to Australia Last week, everything was perfect, and that isn’t speaking just for the LPGA golfers who played on Paradise Island on the shores of Nassau – it’s speaking for me. One week ago, I was sitting on a beach looking at the course for the Pure Silk …

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Pure Silk – Round 3 Goes Through Jessica

Jessica Korda

  Jessica Korda Birdies to the Lead at the Pure Silk LPGA Classic     The first thing that emerged in the first round of the Pure Silk LPGA Classic was a dominating bloc of American players at the top, but that’s happened before, usually to evaporate before the weekend is over. I expect that …

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Golf in 2013-That was the Year That Was

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Ten Weird 2013 Golf Events I saw a list of ten weird events that occurred during the last season of professional golf. I don’t know if they’d necessarily make my top ten. Being from the Pacific Northwest, I think the idea of a woman being bitten by a water moccasin during a golf tournament in …

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