Tag: Ryder

Molinari Tweaks for 20 Extra Yards

Francesco Molinari Broke the Rules and Abandoned his Straight Line Drives Francesco Molinari, 35 years of age and relatively short, was banging away at just over a distance of 300 yards from the tee. He had what some called a ‘classic swing,’ but eventually, it wasn’t enough for the Italian. He wanted more and got …

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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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Tony Finau is What’s New for Ryder

Tony Finau

Finau Brings Unlikely Story to Potential Greatness Jim Furyk has made his final pick for the Ryder Cup team, and all the evidence suggests that he made the right selection, hands down.Along with a host of veterans ready to take on Europe in Paris in a few weeks, rookies Bryson de Chambeau and Justin Thomas …

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Ryder Cup Anyone’s Guess

Ryder Cup

We Know Player Histories, but Who Will Step up at Ryder Cup? That odd event known as the Ryder Cup is coming up before very long, and at some level, we still don’t know what to make of it after all these years. Every once in a while, we switch from our touring stroke play, …

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McIlroy Finds Right Stick

Putting Does a Turnaround at Deutsches Bank for McIlroy Of all the amateur golf devotees out there, such as myself, how many have ever heard of Scotty Cameron? How about Scotty Cameron of putter design fame? They say he’s pretty good at it, and has been at the game for quite a while. I noticed …

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Europe and Asia Merger?

Europe and Asia Problems With Inequities The status quo is already pretty fierce. The Americas are pretty intense about golf, and the European Tour gets better all the time, often better than anyone else. Suddenly there is talk among European powers of annexing Asia in a colossal golf merger, with all its financial potential and …

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John Daly’s Back…Again

  John Daly Resurfaces     I read this morning that John Daly, one of the most interesting, non-cookie-cutter golfers in the history of the game, shot a 68 at the BMW in Shanghai yesterday…or was it today?  Ah, time zones. For me, it’s a touch of Christmas when Daly resurfaces, not because it gives …

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