Tag: Players

McIllroy Does It His Way-Good Idea

Rory McIlroy Wins Players, Proves Road to Success Different for Everyone A lot of people, more every year, refer to the Players Championship as the ‘Fifth Major.’ Perhaps at some point, the lucrative event will actually become one, officially. The Players gets a lot of respect as an event, and almost everyone who plays at …

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Second Thoughts on USGA

USGA

Respect Issue Worse Than Previously Thought Between Players and USGA I don’t think that most golf fans have the relationship between all the golf organizations straight. I know I have trouble keeping it all in line. I’ve been to the home of the USGA, as cool a golf building as there has ever been, save …

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Webb Simpson Wreaking Havoc at Players

Webb Simpson

Simpson Third-Round Leader at Players Champion by Seven I remember Webb Simpson, at least I do after the third round of the Players Championship on “that” course. You know, the one with the scary island green, the one that causes munis to calculate the price of lost balls, and dig deeper into the bag for …

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Si Woo Kim Calm at Players

Si Woo Kim

21 Year Old South Dorean Si Woo Kim Takes “5th  Major” at Players The Players Championship has taken on the status of what is termed a “5th major.” It doesn’t have the zing of the other four as yet. You have to be old for that. However, it’s a great deal of money if you …

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Trump Still Gets Way

Trump Aims at Ruling Golf When does the weariness factor kick in? When is enough enough? Since no one in the suit and tie end of golf seems to have the guts to tell Donald Trump where to get off, maybe someone holding the clubs will. In taking a second look at the comments directed …

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Fowler Overrated? Uh-Uh!

Term Does Not Apply to Rickie Fowler It’s around seven months to Christmas, but it’s never too soon to be thinking about it. I know what I want for Christmas this year – I want to be overrated…just like Rickie Fowler. Fans are, of course, notorious for this, fans who have never circled a track, …

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Matsuyama Tied at Players

Matsuyama New Type of Newcomer Newcomer Maintaining Low Average on Larger Tour It used to be that we could look at a newcomer to the western tours askance – very askance. So what if he won twenty tournaments on the African, Eastern European or Asian tours? That’s just not the same level of competition that …

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