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Park Edges Salas in Playoff at Indy Women

Sung Hyun Park Continues to Be Lethal in Playoff Situations From a fan’s perspective as well as that of a golfer’s, there are few situations to come around in the game of golf that are more daunting than a playoff. It depends, of course, on  how one got there. If one rallies from three or …

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Molinari, Park Win on Wild Weekend

Italian Molinari and Korean Park Provide Great Shots, Surprises Abound on Both Tours I was a double tournament watcher this weekend, and I suspect that I wasn’t alone. The men were playing the Quicken Loan National in the D.C. area, the last year of the tournament after the corporation switched its sponsorship for an upper …

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Henderson Takes Charge, Wins Lotte Championship

Henderson Takes Charge, Wins Lotte Championship

Brooke Henderson Refuses to Crack Before Pursuing Field My father used to tell us when nervy events approached that life doesn’t care if we’re afraid and that it’s coming anyway. I didn’t always master that lesson very well, but Canadian Brooke Henderson surely did. She never met my father, but must have learned it somewhere …

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Olympic Optimism

Olympic Golf Looking Better Than We Thought Numerous post-mortems about Olympic golf have been either written in articles or verbalized in interviews since the end of the Games. In the months leading up to the two-week sports cornucopia, a lot of the projections were bad – and I admit to helping on that score. The …

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Two Worlds Win Golf Medals

UK and South Korea Win Gold Now that the golf portion of the Olympic Games is in the rear view mirror, I can backtrack a little on all my doubt that it would ever happen. I also doubted that it would happen with good people, and I doubted that the game would ever be invited …

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Kerr Takes Finale

Kerr Victor at CME Group Tour Championship I’m still getting used to the kind of money that’s getting thrown around these days on the various golf tours, and even though I know that the LPGA is running behind the deep treasure chests of the PGA, it’s still eye-popping to see how the winners and almost …

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Comparing Lydia Ko

Lydia Ko Not Quite Like Anyone Else All right, so Super-Kid did it again. She’s just turned 18, and won the Evian Championship going away. She did it with rounds of 69 – 69 – 67 – 63. Even without the big finish, in which she didn’t miss any greens in most peoples’ memories, barely …

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What Makes Park Tick?

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British Open Winner Park Shows Long-term Greatness Despite the sensational play of Lydia Ko on several occasions in the past year and beyond, Inbee Park is the top player in the world of women’s golf, and she spent the past week at Turnberry in Scotland to remind us of the fact. Winning the Open isn’t …

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Open Finale Set for Drama

Weather at Open

Who Will Provide the Drama at the Open Mother Nature Might Cause Trouble It may all look like an orderly Women’s British Open this year, especially compared to the chaos that befell the men earlier in the month, but watch out. There’s something afoot, Mother Nature to start with, and some scary good golfers that …

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U.S. Women’s – The Back Nine

Back Nine Crucial Holes for Tomorrow’s Position Several major personalities have found their way into the upper echelons of the U.S. Women’s Open. They are the sorts of personalities that are bound to, and should, appear about now. They all have game, but every human has a unique mentality, way of thinking, and pattern of …

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