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Entries from January 2011

Tiger Woods’ huge gamble

January 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Last week I stated that Torrey Pines would be the acid test for Tiger Woods’ game and his state of mind. His 44t, which included five consecutive closing nines over par, make is obvious that his game is still a work in progress. During his last three rounds on the South he managed to hit […]

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Kaymer poised for greatness

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Last January I asked whether Rory McIlroy or Rickie Fowler had a chance to become the Best Ever. Both were long shots, but following their 2010 seasons I am willing to state now that neither fits the mold. McIlroy did manage two 3t’s in the majors, but he was never close to winning the British […]

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Tiger Woods Owns Torrey Pines

January 20th, 2011 · No Comments

The official record at the County Courthouse says that the City of San Diego owns Torrey Pines Golf Course. But we fans know better. Tiger Woods holds the deed based on his career long dominance at his home away from home. In 12 pro starts at Torrey his worst finish was a 10t in 2004, […]

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Weiskopf on Woods vs. Nicklaus

January 15th, 2011 · No Comments

In Randall Mell’s piece at thegolfchannel.com he relayed Tom Weiskopf’s thoughts on Jack Nicklaus’ position in golf. In today’s world, the opinions of most pros are biased towards Tiger Woods, a product of the times. As a result, it was nice to hear an elder statesman like Weiskopf (68), who went toe-to-toe with Nicklaus, and […]

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