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Entries from March 2013

On Short Putts: The Thrill is Gone

March 18th, 2013 · 7 Comments

I have a long history watching golf, having begun my career as a fan and player in 1960. During the Nicklaus Era I remember that short putts were full of suspense. While Jack Nicklaus seemed to make every one under three feet (something that Deane Beman swears to), other top pros routinely missed these shorties. […]

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Can Woods still win the majors?

March 11th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Following his command performance in winning at Doral this weekend, it would be tempting to say that Tiger Woods is officially back. Woods has won 3 of his last 15 starts last year on the PGA Tour. He has won 2 of 4 starts in 2013 on the PGA Tour. He’s won 5 of his […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Majors · Tiger vs. Jack

Tiger Woods shows off his slow play advantage

March 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The rules officials allow Tiger Woods to play as slowly as he wants to. Exhibit A came on the fourth hole at Doral in yesterday’s third round of the Cadillac Championship. After blasting his long first putt 18 feet past the cup, Tiger got it in his mind that he was not going to take […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game

Would you miss Tim Clark?

March 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Would any of you miss Tim Clark if he dropped off the tour after the ban takes effect, or even before? I sure wouldn’t. In fact, I have now put him just ahead of Keegan Bradley on the top of my list of golfers we never need to see again. Clark, as you probably know, […]

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