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Tiger Tales from the 2008 Masters

April 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Karma Police Got to Woods Tiger Woods should have known better, but he does now. With a moment of reflection, he came to realize that he sowed the seeds for his defeat earlier in the year when he uncharacteristically pronounced that the Slam was “easily within reason.” After failing to win the first leg, an […]

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The Immelman Response Earns Green Jacket

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 Two Trevor Immelman’s were at work at the 2008 Masters. Version One played mostly great golf for 60 holes, at which point he was -11 for the tournament. Version Two played the final 12 holes, knowing that the Masters was his to win, or lose. He felt the pressure […]

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Trevor Immelman Could Be the Real Deal

April 14th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 Is Trevor Immelman for real? Could be. He finished 5t at the 2005 Masters, then posted a 6t in the brutal heat at Southern Hills in the 2007 PGA. After opening with a big fat 75, he settled down and played the final 54 holes in five under. He […]

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Immelman is the Man on Masters Sunday

April 13th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 Sunday was a big day for South Africa. First, CBS lead off with a tribute to Gary Player’s come from behind win 30 years ago. Then fellow South African Trevor Immelman, who has idolized Player since age five, stepped to the first tee of the Masters with a two […]

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Immelman Stands in the Way of Woods’ Bid for the Grand Slam

April 12th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 Phil Mickelson’s Implosion I was overly optimistic about Phil Mickelson’s chances, but then so were the guys at the Golf Channel, so many pundits, and the pros at Ladbrokes, who had him at 3/1 to win after 36 holes of such solid golf. Phil looked like he was going […]

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Bad Weather is Good News and Bad News for Woods and the Viewers

April 12th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 The likelihood of rain on Saturday was no big secret. And the tournament had already suffered through a fog delay on Thursday, which forced the last groups to play in near darkness or come back early the next day to finish their rounds. Given these developments, the sensible course […]

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A Woods-Mickelson Duel for the Ages Could be in the Offing

April 11th, 2008 · No Comments

The preliminaries are two thirds complete. The amateurs, oldsters, journeymen, and a select group of top players like Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, and Luke Donald, who’ve got serious issues, have packed their bags. Several of the first round upstarts such as Heath Slocum (71-76), Brian Bateman (69-76), and Jeev Milkha Singh (71-74) went from red […]

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Trevor Immelman is In at -8, Possibly Lowering the Cut Line

April 11th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 At last year’s U.S. Open Angel Cabrera took out 19 players with a single birdie on the final hole of his second round, including Phil Mickelson. With the field as closely bunched as it is this year’s Masters, the 10 stroke rule could once again lay the hammer down […]

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It’s Time for Titleist to Remove the Logos

April 11th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 Maybe it was the Par 3 Tournament that got the activist in me going. Nah, I think it happened long before that, but the Par 3 event ignited the flame for this year’s Masters. But darn it, when I see how a common sense change can improve the fan’s […]

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Masters Stats Discovered

April 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Yesterday I complained about the lack of stats (GIR, etc.) on the scoreboard I arrived at following a link from PGATour.com. I then looked for them by clicking the players name at masters.org. This won’t give you the stats either. I then clicked on view under Scorecard. That gives you the hole by hole results, […]

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