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Rickie Fowler to join Nicklaus and Woods at the PGA?

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Rickie Fowler has finished 5t, 2t, and 2t in the first three majors, setting himself up for the calendar year Top 5 Slam. So what, you say? No W? What is the big deal? Well, if Fowler finishes in the top five at the PGA, he will become only the third player to record a […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors · Tiger vs. Jack

Mickelson’s last shot

June 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Here is your preview for the 2014 U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson. Seriously, is there any other story that comes even close to Phil’s bid to win the Open, and to capture the Career Grand Slam? Okay, this is Johnny Miller’s final U.S. Open (we think) because Fox will take over broadcasting it next year. And […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors

Ryder Cup records should carry ZERO weight in the new HOF criteria

October 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Who knows exactly why the golf’s Hall of Fame cancelled the 2014 ceremony, but many would point to Ray Floyd as the driving force behind the time out. According to golf.com, Floyd said “the bar has been lowered”, and “it’s not fair to the people who went in early” in reference to some recent inductees, […]

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Adam Scott will do anything to win majors

August 9th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Adam Scott seems to many like the nicest guy, but to me he is a scoundrel who will go to any lengths to win. A few years ago Steve Williams, his caddy, made racially insensitive remarks about Tiger Woods, his former employer. Many felt that Williams comments were so bad that Scott should definitely fire […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors

Mickelson earns a “major” upgrade

July 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

Phil Mickelson’s closing 66, with four birdies on the last six holes, propelled him to his fifth major, and to a major upgrading by the entire golf community. Before the Open Mickelson was a great player and a member of the HOF. Even though he was tied with Ernie Els with four majors, he was […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors · Tiger vs. Jack

Jason Day’s day is coming

June 18th, 2013 · No Comments

Forget about all of the other young guns you have been reading about. Jason Day, 25, is unquestionably the second best player in the majors under the age of 30 – and that makes him second best in the world among the younger set as well. In his last nine starts in the majors, Day’s […]

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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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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

Poll shows that the fans oppose anchoring

April 17th, 2013 · No Comments

I hate it when the announcers at Golf Channel say stuff like “Everyone in golf is so happy that Adam Scott won the Masters.” Such a proclamation is beyond presumptuous, and it completely misses how those of us  who hate anchoring really felt about his victory. I, for one, was rooting hard for Jason Day […]

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Tags: Polling Place · The Game · The Majors