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McIlroy and His Moment

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Rory McIlroy Had Doubts About System, but Conquers It The pride of Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy, said that he would let us know how he felt about the Tour Championship scoring system on Monday. Well, it’s Monday, and I’m having trouble believing that Rory will be too unhappy about the way things turned out. On …

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McIlroy Not So Sure about Championship Format

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Rory McIlroy Has Serious Doubts about Tour Championship – But Then Again… To question the structure of a certain event, scoring system, or rules issue is not so uncommon among players. It happens all the time. However, this week is a big deal for the PGA’s year-ending “golforma.” It’s the final and largest moment of …

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Rory is “Extraordinary”

Rory McIlroy Playing More in West, Giving Up European Card Rory McIlroy is getting really tired of being told how to run his life, at least his career. The masses always have the standard formula in mind, prepared to assist you at any time in what your most practical path may be. This week, even …

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Some Fans Turning Good Competition Sour

Some Fans Turning Good Competition Sour

Those of Us Who Know the Least Often Unleash Dark Side on Competition We are almost a week away from an impressive Masters tournament, in which a good share of the greatest golfers each had a shot at it, and came up short. This was due to Patrick Reed’s nerves of steel and gifted shot-making …

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Masters Winners Have Good Nerves – No Exceptions

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 Patrick Reed Shows Great Nerves, Holds Off Best at Masters I had to stop and think about how long I’ve been watching this tournament. It comes well over half a century, and I don’t believe that I’ve ever missed a year. Still, as an adult, I don’t watch the Masters in the same way I …

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PGA and European Tour Merger?

Many Questions Arise if the European and PGA Men’s Tours Effect a Merger Rory McIlroy has been musing lately about the idea of Europe and the U.S. seeking a merger, at least the men’s golf part. That’s right, the PGA and European Tour in a hypothetical merger. There are so many talents between the two, …

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Rory McIlroy Misses Cut at Home

Rory McIlroy Fails to Reach Weekend in Irish Open Part of the beauty in competition is human inconsistency. In difficult tasks, erratic humans are attempting to make fluid situations solid, and we just can’t do it. The laurel wreath goes to the person who does it better than anyone else, and even that changes from …

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A New Big Three?

Today’s Big Three – Speith, Day, and McIroy Some Important Differences Between Now and the Old Days I started my perusal of the day’s golf news by reading an article suggesting that Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are no long sure bets for the Ryder Cup. My first thought was that it was a new …

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Whistling Straits

Whistling Straits Course a Work of International Art The PGA will be played this week, and some viewers might turn on their televisions to wonder why an American major is being held overseas. Why are they playing this thing in Ireland? The fourth major of the year, however, is not being played in the old …

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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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