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Entries from February 2012

Mahan set to become a major player

February 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hunter Mahan, a low key guy with an ex-Dallas Cowboys cheerleader wife, kept his shades on and his head down and kept cranking out easy pars and occasional birdies for five days, in the process grinding out a much deserved win at the WGC Accenture. Every winner needs a little luck, and Mahan’s came in […]

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Tags: PGA Tour

Alternative history at the Northern Trust Open

February 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Below is the actual leaderboard for the Northern Trust Open, and the adjusted one, which does not include those who used the belly putter. The figures in parentheses are the players’ GIR totals for 72 holes. Notice that five of the six closest pursuers hit many more greens than the belly boys. Which one do […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game

Bradley ascends to golf’s Public Enemy #1

February 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Keegan Bradley is the worst thing to happen to golf in the last 20 years. I felt this way before yesterday’s final round of the Northern Trust based on his win at the PGA last year, but after four hours of watching his disgusting antics at Riviera, he has sealed his position as golf’s Public […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game

Woods reveals his campaign to ban long putters

February 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Cheering during a Tiger Woods press conference? I would have if I’d been there to hear him speak his mind on the belly putter: “I’ve never been a fan if it. I believe it’s the art of controlling the body and club and swinging the pendulum motion. I believe that’s how it should be played. […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors