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Day 3 of PGA – Leaderboard Surprises

Bernd Wiesberger

Leaderboard Surprises – Wiesberger, Palmer, Chappell We all know that Rory McIlroy is leading the PGA going into the fourth round. The way he’s been playing this year, it’s no surprise. He has clearly found himself. However, once you start looking past the leader, there are some interesting names. For instance, I would characterize Kevin …

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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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British Open Leaders Surprise

Italians Make Good Showing Here’s the way it goes overseas. When the rain sets in for so much of the year in places like Britain, Ireland, and most of the other northern sections of Europe, they head south. More than anywhere else, they head south to Italy, where it’s warm, sunny, and peaceful. Mother nature …

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The PGA 2013

The PGA 2013

Majors Majors Everywhere – Time for the PGA If one is a fan of only one of the professional golf tours, the high points of the year come a few months apart – that makes them high points, among other things. If one is an avid follower of both the PGA and LPGA, the golfing …

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British Open – Country For Old Men

British Open – Country For Old Men…For Now It’s been a long time that we’ve been waiting for this particular tournament to start. It has a special flavor all its own, something that assists in making it a major, in addition to its historical longevity. We revere the venues  in operation for so many centuries …

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