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Entries from September 2010

Ryder Cup is Irrelevant

September 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The hype to historical significance ratio of the Ryder Cup has soared to unprecedented levels this year, even dwarfing the build up to the Super Bowl, the single biggest day on the sports calendar. And yet, oddly enough, the Ryder Cup counts for  little or nothing on a player’s resume. According to Jack Nicklaus, “It […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors

Furyk vs. Weiskopf for the Hall of Fame

September 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The champagne had barely touched Jim Furyk’s tongue when the experts began speculating on the meaning of his TOUR Championship and FedExCup. Some speculated that it made him the odds on choice for Player of the Year while others wondered if he was now a serious candidate for the Hall of Fame (HOF). As for […]

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Tags: Golf in General · PGA Tour

FedExCup Glass is Half Full

September 24th, 2010 · 6 Comments

The golf glass is at least half full at this week’s TOUR Championship. We’ve got 20 of the world’s top 30 playing in a reasonably significant event this late in the season, which if a blessing for those of us who prefer golf to the gridiron. After round one of the TOUR Championships and the […]

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Tags: PGA Tour

Hoffman dazzles while Mickelson implodes – again

September 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Hoffman Dominates the Deutsche Bank Charley Hoffman won The Deutsche Bank by five shots in a blowout, completing 72 holes of the trouble laden and photogenic  TPC Boston course at -22. As a bonus, he moved into second place in the FedExCup standings. Starting the back nine, however, he was in a tightly contested duel […]

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Tags: PGA Tour