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Entries from May 2013

Time for USGA and R&A to dump the caddy-line-up

May 24th, 2013 · No Comments

Now that the anchoring dragon has been slayed, what’s next? At Geoff Shackelford’s blog he asked readers to choose between 1) distance, 2) caddies lining up players, 3) simplifying the rule book, 4) all of the above, and 5) nothing. Of the 692 ballots cast, I sided with the 127 (16%) who chose #4. In […]

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CapelleonGolf celebrates announcement of the anchoring ban

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Today is a day for rejoicing, for dancing in the streets and singing “Anchoring is dead.” Glen Nager of the USGA delivered a near perfect statement early this morning on why his organization and the R&A decided to ban anchoring. The only improvement would have been to make Rule 14-1B effective immediately, or by the […]

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Woods fully primed now to win majors

May 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

After capturing The PLAYERS, Tiger Woods has now done everything on his comeback BUT win a major. His other three wins this year were impressive – any win is – but they came on his pet tracks in regular PGA Tour events at Torrey Pines, Doral, and Bay Hill, courses that are perfectly suited to […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · Tiger vs. Jack

Bishop and the PGA Tour going against their base on the anchoring ban

May 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

Ted Bishop of the PGA keeps whining about the anchoring ban, and how bad it will be for the game. And, oddly enough, 13 of the PGA Tour’s 15 member players committee also voted again the ban. Are these guys totally clueless or what? Bishop thinks the ban will hurt the game’s growth. Never mind […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game