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The Big Miss is a big hit

March 27th, 2012 · No Comments

The Big Miss is a big hit on Amazon. At 7:37 ET this morning  the book was ranked 14th on the retailing giant’s bestseller list on its opening day. Furthermore, it would have been several notches higher if the list was not clogged with fiction titles from the Hunger Games series, which got a huge […]

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Woods’ win establishes momentum and trust

March 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Mr. Red Shirt is back. After suffering through a 30 month non-winning period on the PGA Tour, Tiger Woods’ ongoing process finally resulted in victory. His impressive five shot win on Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill course included a strong closing 70 when only two non-contenders broke 70 in windy conditions on baked out greens. In […]

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Ernie Els’ bad karma leads to defeat

March 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ernie Els knows that he doesn’t deserve to win with the belly putter. And so the golf gods arrived yesterday at Innisbrook, site of the Transitions, just in time to make sure that he didn’t. To recap, Els had a one shot lead with three to play. On 16 he faced a 6’4” putt to […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Majors

Woods’ quest in now in peril

March 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Tiger Woods suffered a mild tear of his left Achilles during the final round of the WGC at Doral, which forced him to withdraw on the 12th hole. According to his doctor, Woods can resume hitting balls this Friday, and he should be able to play at Arnold Palmer’s event next week. So, while his […]

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Tags: The Majors · Tiger vs. Jack

Woods needs to win before the Masters

March 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tiger Woods could have won the Honda Classic if Rory McIlroy had choked (and he’d won a playoff with Tom Gillis and possibly McIlroy). But he didn’t even though he closed with two birdies and two fiery fist pumps, the one on 18 looking much like he was punctuating his 72nd victory. With the Masters […]

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McIlroy ascends to the top of the World

March 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments

It was inevitable that young Rory McIlroy, 22, would ascend to the top of the World Golf Rankings. It was just a matter of when – a question that was answered at the Honda Classic yesterday. Going into the final round McIlroy enjoyed a two shot lead over 43 year old journeyman Tom Gillis and […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game