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Molinari and His New Confidence

Francesco Molinari Wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational, “Arnie-Style” Up until two or three years ago, Francesco Molinari was only making a living playing golf. He did well, managing a fair number of top tens, but some switch has been flipped, and he is much more of a presence than one intent on gathering top tens. …

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Molinari Tweaks for 20 Extra Yards

Francesco Molinari Broke the Rules and Abandoned his Straight Line Drives Francesco Molinari, 35 years of age and relatively short, was banging away at just over a distance of 300 yards from the tee. He had what some called a ‘classic swing,’ but eventually, it wasn’t enough for the Italian. He wanted more and got …

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Ryder Cup Anyone’s Guess

Ryder Cup

We Know Player Histories, but Who Will Step up at Ryder Cup? That odd event known as the Ryder Cup is coming up before very long, and at some level, we still don’t know what to make of it after all these years. Every once in a while, we switch from our touring stroke play, …

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Kim Goes Ballistic on Thornberry Scoring

Sei Young Kim

Sei Young Kim Playing NASA-style golf at Thornberry Creek So what’s going on with the professional end of the golf industry these days? People my age have watched these tournaments for most of their lives. Generally, there is at least a modicum of suspense for the final day, and most often something even better than …

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Italy Wants Ryder Cup

Italy Wants Ryder Cup

Italy for 2022 Ryder Cup? Italy Just Getting Hooked on Golf There’s a new bidder on the horizon for the much-awaited 2022 Ryder Cup, and it’s not one you would expect. Yes, considering the passion that Europeans have for the game of golf, two or three events away is still much-awaited, and the maneuvering for …

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Day One of 2014 PGA in the Books

Again, the Unexpected Lead Perhaps it isn’t all that important most of the time, making note of the leader after the first round. It isn’t ultimately crucial, knowing that absolutely anything and everything can and probably will happen over the following three days. It is true that from time to time, a player leadrs throughout, …

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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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