Tag: Nicklaus

Nicklaus Ups the Lou Gehrig Challenge

Lou Gehrig Challenge

Making Everyone Around Take the Ice Bucket Most of us of a certain age have seen the movie about Lou Gehrig, first baseman for the New York Yankees during the roaring 20s and the depressed 30s. Gary Cooper played him, as no one else at the time possibly could have. The disease that killed Lou …

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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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PGA Meeting in Valhalla


Valhalla the Valkyrie of Golf The name of Valhalla is an imposing one in the annals of yore. It is known in Norse mythology as the home of the king, Odin, or in Wagner’s Ring, a pre-Tolkein and quasi Star Wars quartet covering four nights, a castle built by Wotan and two giants, where the …

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Day and Dubuisson

Jason Day

Duel in the Desert – Day and Dubuisson Among other lessons we learned in the week’s Accenture Match Play, a grueling, “one bad day and you’re out” obstacle course, it’s still possible to have a great time and see some great golf whether the big guns deign to RSVP or not. I, personally didn’t miss …

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Match Play – It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

Accenture Match Play

Vagrancy of Match Play Things got off to a tense start on the tricky Nicklaus course in Arizona on Wednesday. Despite several big names going AWOL on this huge match play event, the event provided a lot of interest, one or two marathons and a cliffhanger or two. In several cases, we thought we knew …

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