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Entries from January 2010

Happy 70th Birthday to Jack Nicklaus!

January 21st, 2010 · No Comments

I’ve been following Jack Nicklaus’ career since before he turned pro, both in person and on TV – I only missed a couple of majors during his prime. I remember watching him hit towering bombs on the range at the Bob Hope Desert Classic in 1963. Later that day on the ninth hole he hooked […]

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Tags: The Majors · Tiger vs. Jack

Bias Continues in the World Golf Rankings

January 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Ryo Ishikawa and Charl Schwartzel know the secret to becoming one of the top 50 players in the world ahead of their time: play on a foreign circuit. Events on the Japan Tour and some of the weak fielded European Tour events may award far fewer points than the big name events on the PGA […]

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Tags: Golf in General

Rory and Rickie Promise to Make 2010 a Season Worth Watching

January 13th, 2010 · 2 Comments

When considering the potential for greatness of highly touted prospects such as Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler, it is fashionable to speculate on if and when they might become the next Phil Mickelson. That’s nonsense. After all, who wants to wait a dozen years to see them win their first major? Now I suppose it […]

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Tags: Challengers