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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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Why the Anxiety Over Wie and Woods?

So Much Public Angst for Two Great Golf Careers As a golfing culture, the U.S., Canada, Europe and numerous other spots around the globe are following their favorite players as if it’s a matter of life and death. When one adores competition, it can be fun to do that, but sometimes I think that we …

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Distance, Stature, and Winning

How Does it Work When Diminutive Golfers Win Without Distance? It has haunted my own game since I took it up as a child, and to detach the idea of driving distance from an external image of my persona as a golfer was extremely difficult. In fact, I’m not really sure that I ever got …

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Looking for an LPGA Superstar?

Looking for an LPGA Superstar

Does Women’s Golf Have a True Superstar, or are We Still Waiting? I just finished reading an article by Randell Mell, in which he discusses the availability of superstars among the field of the LPGA. When he claims that the tour is very much deeper than it once was, he is absolutely correct. In no …

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Coping with the Slump

Coping with the Slump

When talent takes a holiday and hits a slump, what should a golfer do? When it comes to a golf slump, I’m not really the right person for making comments. My game, compared to some, looks like a slump in its default position, one that occasionally gets better, then settles back into the same old …

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Pesticides Making Courses Look Great

Pesticides Making Courses Look Great

Do We Need to Change our View of Landscape Beauty Because of Pesticides? There we were at the Canadian Pacific, finishing up Saturday’s round – and there was Michelle Wie – and suddenly, there she wasn’t. Lamentably, Wie missed the fourth round, and ended up in Ottawa having an emergency appendectomy. We wish her a …

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Lexi Thompson’s Statement at Shootout

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Lexi Thompson Collaborates with Bryson de Chambeau to Create Some Golf Fireworks Does everyone remember when Michelle Wie got thrown into a men’s tournament all those years ago, when she was still no more than a teen? What an awful thing that was, to put her up to that for the bucks and the ratings. …

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Wie Sneaking Up at ANA

Wie Looks Healthy for First Time in a While It’s been a long road for Michelle Wie to get herself ready for international competition again. Or, perhaps, it’s been a series of difficult short roads An injury here, an injury there, and the clock rolls by while she recuperates. Only a few months ago in …

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Anonymous Golf Critics

Golf Critics SAY ANYTHING BY REMAINING ANONYMOUS I read an article yesterday on a round of golf Michelle Wie played that I don’t believe was part of any sanctioned event. It was a fun read about how Wie scored her umpteenth ace then holed our on 18 for a fun round. Fun – that was …

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Who’s Who at Sime Darby LPGA

Sime Darby LPGA Attracts All the Big LPGA Stars Back to the Beginning of the LPGA Season It’s a never-ending cycle. Just as soon as you let your guard down at the end of the LPGA year, it starts up again. What fools us is that it starts up in Asia, in places that we …

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