Tag: U.S. Women’s Open

Wie Sets Haney Straight on His “isms”

Wie Sets Haney Straight

Hank Haney Under Fire By Michelle Wie and Others Hank Haney has, among his other credentials, one superior item on his resume. He was instrumental in getting the young Tiger Woods to play like he did, and occasionally still does. I doubt that any of us are in a position to argue with his teaching …

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Law Wins in Williamsburg

Law Wins in Williamsburg

Bronte Law, British newcomer, Scores First Win Maintaining a championship golf career entails more than chasing the veterans. In the ever-evolving pro tours, someone is always sneaking up from behind. The new threats come from everywhere and anywhere. One minute, Toronto is breathing down one’s neck, and a nine later, it’s Thailand or New Zealand. …

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Pano is in the Open

Alexa Pano

Teen Star Alexa Pano Has Qualified for the U.S. Women’s Open at 14 When we see someone special coming from a distance in this game, our efforts to put her in perspective cannot be framed simply by wins and losses. On the other hand, if we’re speaking of Alexa Pano, wins and losses are not …

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U.S. Women’s Open Versus the Weather

Muscle Shoals Will Host the Open, If It can Stay Dry Every type of terrain in the United States can point to a jewel or two in terms of golf courses – sometimes more. However, since the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail was finished, Alabama comes in second to no one.  There are even a …

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Leona Maguire Turning Pro? Then Lisa?

Leona Maguire Turning Pro

Maguire Sisters Make Mark Overseas and at College – Now the Pros? Why should Rory McIlroy have all the fun? The girls play golf in Ireland, too, and they’re good. One famous pair has found their way to Duke University. Twins Leona and Lisa Maguire continue to excel here on a national level, just as …

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Trump and the USGA – Politics

President and Golf Mogul Threatened to Sue USGA Apparently, it is a feature of the American system that suing the President of the United States for any reason is off limits. There might be a problem with him being busy elsewhere. It could range from a photo-op with the Miss Universe Pageant, or a sudden …

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Pitching, Putting, Politics

Politics Influence Women’s Golf An Update on Moving the Women’s U.S. Open I thought that we were done with this subject the last time  I commented on it. It’s really only worth one page of commentary, not two, but as things seem to do in an American election year, the story has evolved, at least …

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U.S. Women’s – The Back Nine

Back Nine Crucial Holes for Tomorrow’s Position Several major personalities have found their way into the upper echelons of the U.S. Women’s Open. They are the sorts of personalities that are bound to, and should, appear about now. They all have game, but every human has a unique mentality, way of thinking, and pattern of …

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Women’s U.S. Open Different

Lancaster Country Club

Women’s U.S. Open Special Course, but not Chambers Bay Lancaster Country Club, PA Special Place Women’s U.S. Open 2015 id D different! Well, the men have had their say at the U.S. Open business, and for the most part, Jordan Spieth and the Chamber Bay golf course did most of the talking. After that, everyone …

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Tiffany Lua – Another (and first) Women’s U.S. Open

Tiffany Lua’s LPGA Debut There will be a new face in the field this year for the Women’s U.S. Open, only not really. We’ve seen her before, at least we think we have. Actually, Tiffany Lua has been here three times, but never as a professional, and this year, she’s going to try it as …

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