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Yet More Ryder Cup Aftermath

Ryder Cup Drama

With Continuing Ryder Cup Drama, Golf Not so Different After All? Jonathan Swift’s observance that “Falsehood flies, truth limps in after” may serve as a caution for the day in considering the continuing soap opera that is the losing American Ryder team’s behavior – before, during, and after the event. Purportedly, there was a dust-up …

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Ryder Cup 2018 Disaster

Ryder Cup 2018

Dysfunction at the Ryder Cup on Several Levels After all the anticipation of a breakthrough on European soil in  the 2018 Ryder Cup, the resulting American performance has been best described as a ‘beatdown.” It’s a perfect term for the epic collapse, worse than the 2014 debacle under Tom Watson that caused the formation of …

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Some Fans Turning Good Competition Sour

Some Fans Turning Good Competition Sour

Those of Us Who Know the Least Often Unleash Dark Side on Competition We are almost a week away from an impressive Masters tournament, in which a good share of the greatest golfers each had a shot at it, and came up short. This was due to Patrick Reed’s nerves of steel and gifted shot-making …

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PGA 3rd Round – Rory Out

PGA At Baltusrol But No Rory If you’ve never spent much time in New Jersey, the sight of the Baltusrol golf club in Springfield might cause some confusion. Yes, there is the industrial section of the state, much of it chemical in nature, and shall we say, overly fragrant? Every state has an industrial section, …

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Masters 2014 – Where are the New Guys?

Masters 2014

Will the Masters 2014 See a New Guy Win? This has been going on for a while now – this tournament, this course, this cast of characters. There’s nothing else quite like it on the tour. The visual prize, besides the winner’s check, is an article of clothing you couldn’t wear to anything else, and …

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Masters Odds – Why Bother?

Phil Mickelson

Who Will This Year’s Masters? Do they really think that they can do this? The big event, the one that Tiger’s lost so much sleep over in the past few weeks, is less than thirty days away, and the guys in Vegas actually think they have an inside track on who’s going to walk away …

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