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Adam Scott wins* Masters with the chicken wing stance

April 15th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Masters champion Adam Scott looks like an athlete with that slim waste and those rock hard biceps that rival Tiger Woods’ at his muscle shirted best. And he’s got that gorgeous golf swing that has long been the envy of his peers, that is better than Rory McIlroy’s much heralded action, and that enabled him […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors

Angel Cabrera set to punch his ticket to the Hall of Fame

April 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

A player may or may not gain entrance to the Hall of Fame with two major titles. Take the cases of Andy North and John Daly, who have won two, but have little else to back up these wins on their resumes. As a result, neither will likely to ever be voted in unless North’s […]

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McIlroy is Poised to Win his First Green Jacket

April 10th, 2011 · No Comments

After holing a curling 30 footer for a birdie on the seventeenth to take a commanding four shot lead going into Sunday, there is no doubt that the 2011 Masters is Rory McIlroy’s to win – or lose. Sorry for the cliché but it couldn’t apply more. For the last several years McIlroy’s been hailed […]

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Golf Desperately Needs a Savior

June 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

It is possible that Lucas Glover has busted loose and is now poised to fulfill his destiny as the next big thing in golf, that long awaited challenger to Tiger Woods golf has so long needed to make his quest to unseat Jack Nicklaus more than a mere formality. But the record books are filled […]

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Super Sunday at the 2009 Masters

April 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Angel Cabrera: Winning Breeds Winning Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods maintain that winning breeds winning. Entering Sunday’s final round, Chad Campbell and Kenny Perry had never won a major, but Angel Cabrera was the 2007 US Open champion. And he won it in style, bombing his drive on the super difficult 18th at Oakmont on […]

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Moving Day at the Masters

April 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Kenny Perry and Angel Cabrera Share Lead Kenny Perry bogeyed 11 and 12 at Amen Corner. Other than those hiccups, he appeared about as stressed as if he was defending his title at the John Deere Classic, which he will in July. But why should he be? He’s second in GIR at 79.3% and he’s […]

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Paddy Slam, Long Putters, and Woods on Moving Day

April 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Paddy Slam Bid Hurt By Golf’s Worst Rule Padraig Harrington was set to putt on the 15th green and you could see by the way his trousers were whipping that the wind was blowing very hard. He stepped away from his ball as it started rolling away from the cup. Now there is no way […]

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The Road to the Masters Leads Through Tiger Woods

April 7th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 Tiger Woods has played in 12 majors since his Hank Haney Swing started producing Ws in early 2005. Given that he’s finished in the top four in 10 of them, there is no reason to believe that he won’t be stalking the leaderboard on Masters Sunday. Knowing that Tiger […]

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Tiger Woods Has Very Little Chance of Winning the Grand Slam

April 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Part 4 – Grand Slam – 2008 Masters Coverage Great athletes have beaten huge theoretical odds to accomplish the seemingly impossible. In baseball, Joe DiMaggio hit in 56 straight games, and Don Drysdale hurled 58 1/3 consecutive innings of shut out ball. Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Edwin Moses won 122 consecutive races in the […]

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Super Saturday at the WGC – Accenture Match Play Championships

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

That the Accenture Match Play is an international event was underscored by the record low 20 Americans that made up the starting field of 64. After three rounds, however, it is clear that the demise of the American pros was overstated. Indeed, players from the USA now make up 50% of the remaining eight, up […]

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