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Winners Need it All at Whistling Straits

Whistling Straits Kinder to Those ‘in Phase’ So, the first day of the PGA is in the books at Whistling Straits. Some of the expected stars are at or near the top, and some are not, just like it goes on any other week. Unless the lead is a whopping ten strokes, the first round …

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Whistling Straits

Whistling Straits Course a Work of International Art The PGA will be played this week, and some viewers might turn on their televisions to wonder why an American major is being held overseas. Why are they playing this thing in Ireland? The fourth major of the year, however, is not being played in the old …

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Open’s First Round – Spieth Close

American Major Winner Spieth Makes Excellent Start There are many stories at this year’s British Open. First of all, what set this one apart from others of past years, is that it was an absolutely beautiful day in Scotland at St. Andrews. That fact alone might have been enough to shake up some scores, just …

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Bad News for Rory

  Rory Takes Hit from Fox News In a week filled with oddball golf news, including espionage among the LPGA caddie pool for covert photos of sensitive tour material, the defending champion of the PGA’s British Open has taken more than one hit this week. Rory McIlroy is not only the defending champion of the …

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Grand Slam Fever

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Here We Go Again – Another Grand Slam?   The golf year has reached its halfway point, and as usual, did not disappoint. We even have a little bit of the elixir that comes around every few years, but not so much lately – the expectation that someone within the PGA field can win golf’s …

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Brandel Chamblee – Conversationalist?

Brandel Chamblee -Controversial Commentator Pontificates, Doesn’t “Discuss” As I follow the stream of commentary and analysis of the golf world through the years, I find myself in a dilemma when it comes to former pro Brandel Chamblee, who inserts his opinions on absolutely anything and everything that happens in the world of elite golf. Brandel …

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Cheyenne Wood’s Record

Cheyenne Wood – Share of Course Record at Manulife I’ve been waiting for a while now to see how Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, pans out. When she came out of Wake Forest, I was impressed, but thought that she needed to get the scoring average down quicker than she was. It was …

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Is This Spieth’s Masters?

Twenty-Two Year Old Spieth Leads into Sunday I was interested in an article published today that may or may not have fallen for the oldest trick in the book – assuming that a person who heads into the final round of the Masters with a lead of a few strokes is a shoe-in to take …

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Learn from the Masters

The Masters Playing at the Masters Thoughts about the Generations Playing Together  It was James Agee who wrote the text to “Let Us Now Praise Famous Men,” and although he was researching a poor cross-section of the American population, and how they toiled in a difficult existence, the phrase works for many situations, even professional …

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Tiger and Lydia – Breakthrough Week?

Tiger and Lydia

 Augusta – Tiger and ANA – Lydia This Week In the world of quantum physics golf, seemingly impossible to pin down, the greatest male player of his generation has fallen out of the top 100, and the new female sensation has become her tour’s number one before her eighteenth birthday. I doubt many of us …

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