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Rethinking Garcia


Finally a Major for Garcia There are so many storylines to Sergio Garcia and his win at last  week’s Masters that it’s difficult to know where to begin. To start with, I suppose, I’ll admit that I’ve just never liked him, and suspect that a fair number of people don’t either.. On the other hand, …

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Melhorn – The Greatest Temper Ever

  Who Are the worst Tempers Ever?   I saw the most interesting video today, an extended phone filming of two alligators fighting to the death on the fairway of a golf course. Several foursomes gathered to watch the struggle that ended with a stare-down in the lake. I don’t know how it went from …

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Phil Mickelson Withdraws from BMW

Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson Calling It Quits for a While We won’t be seeing too much of Phil Mickelson for a while, until the Ryder Cup and maybe a little tune-up here and there. As promised, he showed up to the BMW this week, didn’t like his first round of 76, and backed out, lacking the mechanism …

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Paradigm Shifts on Tour – A New Era

Tiger, Stacy and Colleagues Have Company Those of us who are older knew precisely what the paradigms of youth were. Amidst a slough of interesting names, personalities and excellent golfers of the PGA, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player stood at the center, just as Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson had in …

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How to Win an Open?

Rory Likes Mo’s Way As expected, the weather turned sour again at Royal Liverpool, and while that may have deterred some of the early leaders from sunny countries, albeit not much, it was all business as usual for Rory McIlroy, who shot his third consecutive round in the 60s to take a six stroke lead …

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Golf in 2013-That was the Year That Was


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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