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Entries from December 2011

Romney grossly exagerates Obama’s time playing golf

December 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Mitt Romney thinks that Barack Obama plays too much golf, and he is slamming his devotion to our game in an attack ad that asks if we can stand “Fore” More Years? Let’s get one thing straight – I am not endorsing either man. But what I am questioning is Romney’s math and his positioning […]

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Woods wrongly shoots up the WGR

December 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Now that the hyperbole surrounding Tiger Woods’ victory at Sherwood Forest has subsided a bit, it’s time to put his victory in to perspective. Yes, Woods closed strongly, birdying the last two holes in vintage Woods fashion. But to get himself into position for these end-of-tournament heroics, he only had to beat 16 players and […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game

The New and Old Tiger Woods is Back

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Tiger Woods broke his victory drought with two closing birdies on putts of 13 and 10 feet to win the Chevron World Challenge. Yipee! This is great for golf, and it is great for Woods because he is a momentum player, and this W is a significant step towards rebuilding his career momentum – something […]

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Whatever Tiger Wants

December 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Tiger Woods reminds me of the line from that tune in Damn  Yankees – “Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets.” Woods wanted WGR points for his Chevron World Challenge, and now the event, with its super small field of 18 players, awards them. Graeme McDowell, last year’s winner, was awarded (gifted) 50 WGR points for edging […]

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