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Perspectives on golf’s 2012 season

December 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Its time for the first annual Capelle On Golf Year-In-Review. The emphasis is on the majors and a few other noteworthy events. For many fans, myself included, the season begins with the Farmers at Torrey Pines thanks, in large part, to those gorgeous shots of the La Jolla coastline from the blimp. Kyle Stanley lost […]

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Tags: Golf in General · The Majors · Tiger vs. Jack

Chamblee hits three homers in three swings!

July 8th, 2012 · No Comments

As an independent thinker I take exception with much of what the Golf Channel’s outspoken Brandel Chamblee has to say. However, today he hit the ball out of the park – three times in three swings. While seated next to Glen Nager, President of the USGA, Chamblee asked him if the USGA would be considering […]

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Tags: Golf in General · The Game · Tiger vs. Jack

Tseng poised to complete the Career Grand Slam*

July 4th, 2012 · No Comments

If Yani Tseng wins this week’s Women’s U.S. Open she will “… become the seventh player to complete the Career Grand Slam,” said the Morning Drive’s Gary Williams this morning. Yes she will. But not for long, because the CGS will include a fifth event next year when The Evian will join the LPGA’s family […]

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Tags: Golf in General · LPGA

Tiger vs. Jack: Golf’s Greatest Rivalry – Now available!

December 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Press Release Dec. 8, 2010 – Capelle Publishing Tiger vs. Jack: Golf’s Great Rivalry Today marks the release of Tiger vs. Jack by Phil Capelle, the first and only book dedicated to golf’s two all time greatest players. Tiger Woods will supposedly replace Jack Nicklaus at the top when he breaks his record of 18 […]

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Furyk vs. Weiskopf for the Hall of Fame

September 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The champagne had barely touched Jim Furyk’s tongue when the experts began speculating on the meaning of his TOUR Championship and FedExCup. Some speculated that it made him the odds on choice for Player of the Year while others wondered if he was now a serious candidate for the Hall of Fame (HOF). As for […]

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Tags: Golf in General · PGA Tour

Crashing the Party at Golf Digest

August 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Golf Digest just recently held a roundtable of writers to discuss the hot topics of the day. After reading it I wanted to stand up and applaud some of their opinions, while on others, throwing rotten tomatoes seemed like a more appropriate response. And so, with all due respect to those in attendance, here is […]

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Tiger Woods’ Interview Decoded

March 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

As the two year anniversary of Tiger Woods’ “break their neck” outburst at Doral nears, I am reminded of the one-on-one interview he granted to ESPN’s Dana Jacobsen. Like an NFL team running down the clock, Woods played prevent defense, evaded the tough questions, and ran out the game clock (all 90 seconds of it). […]

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Tags: Golf in General · The Game

Elin Woods: What is the Woman to Think?

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Writers like to speculate on what a fallen idol’s children will think about their deviant parent thanks to ready access to the internet. On the net a kid can find a wealth of dirt on dear old dad – contrarian views to those that he or she will hear at home on the couch from […]

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Pet Peeves Part 1: People and Players

February 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Announcers on Fred Couples On October 3 of last year Fred Couples (he is listed as FRED at the PGA Tour) turned 50. Finally these announcers will start calling him by his name, not by that silly sounding Freddy, which has made him seem like a little kid for the last 20 odd years. PS: […]

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Bias Continues in the World Golf Rankings

January 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Ryo Ishikawa and Charl Schwartzel know the secret to becoming one of the top 50 players in the world ahead of their time: play on a foreign circuit. Events on the Japan Tour and some of the weak fielded European Tour events may award far fewer points than the big name events on the PGA […]

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