Tag: PGA

Parlez-Vous Golf? Michael Lorenzo-Vera Does

Lorenzo-Vera Finally Starting to Show Some Traction on Tour Maybe it’s a French thing. The nation that helped the U.S. win its revolution and gifted a statue for the harbor of New York has had some excellent golfers. However, their names don’t seem to stick with us like others do. Perhaps it’s an American problem. …

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Grinding in San Francisco

Grinding, The Art of Containing Damage Until the Muse Returns The final round of this year’s PGA Championship really gave us our money’s worth, with a seven-way tie for first place until the last few holes. It gave us a chance to see several players experience the ups and downs of an entire round. Yes, …

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DeChambeau-Greatness is in the Details

Bryson DeChambeau  Attention to Detail Proving Itself Bryson DeChambeau hasn’t been a pro all that long, but he’s won six times, and just tallied his first win in 2020 last week. He has beefed up to become one of the tour’s big hitters, and it must be deflating to rivals to see him outdrive them …

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The Strange Case of Mike Reasor

Journeyman Pro Reasor Sets Record for Worst Score For a golfer, it sounds like a Twlight Zone episode. There is Rod Serling giving the subdued, ominous introduction – “If you will, consider the strange case of Mike Reasor.” Or, how about “Mike Reasor went out for a relaxing ride after the second round. Little did …

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PGA Slipping Up on Virus Safety

Like Six Degree of Separation, Virus Travels on Tour This isn’t supposed to happen with professional golfers. They represent such a clean, pristine group, the white coat and stethoscope club of the sports world. However, a little ways into the tour restart, and moving cautiously up to the time in which the fans can return, …

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Charles Schwab – The Sounds of Silence

Good Golf As PGA Returns, but The Silence is Eerie I’m taking a break from the final round of the Charles Schwab, despite being interested in who wins. It’s something I would seldom do, but I needed a short time away from the sound of nothing. – the almost irritating silence.The golf is good, the …

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PGA Microphone – Can You Hear Me Now?

Some Charles Schwab Pros Will Carry A Microphone I cannot recall off-hand the name of the person who invented the microphone, but he or she certainly did start something. For public entertainment, spy networks, eager historians and family tree researchers, it has been a boon For various politicians or anyone invested in preserving a pristine …

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PGA Kicks Off During Social Crisis

Varner Says PGA Players Will Have “Conversations” As everyone is aware, the United States is going through a  serious “thing.” It has gone through it before, and may again. It’s a tough thing to go through when everyone has been cooped up for a month by a global virus, but there you have it. Amidst …

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LPGA Through PGA Eyes

Dishing of LPGA by Male Fans Reveals Problem of Living Vicariously I have spent more than enough time with my male colleagues as they put down the idea of women playing real golf, and taking shots at the LPGA, the big leagues of the women’s game. “They have no distance. It’s too tame. It’s a …

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Match and Stroke Play – More Balance?

Would a Little More Match Play Make Sense for PGA, LPGA? The only reason I’m asking about a more balanced schedule of match versus stroke play is when one really thinks about it, each format provides a complete different set of sensations and mental states. Every time the Ryder or the Solheim comes around, the …

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