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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

Can Woods still win the majors?

March 11th, 2013 · 6 Comments

Following his command performance in winning at Doral this weekend, it would be tempting to say that Tiger Woods is officially back. Woods has won 3 of his last 15 starts last year on the PGA Tour. He has won 2 of 4 starts in 2013 on the PGA Tour. He’s won 5 of his […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Majors · Tiger vs. Jack

Mahan set to become a major player

February 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hunter Mahan, a low key guy with an ex-Dallas Cowboys cheerleader wife, kept his shades on and his head down and kept cranking out easy pars and occasional birdies for five days, in the process grinding out a much deserved win at the WGC Accenture. Every winner needs a little luck, and Mahan’s came in […]

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Tags: PGA Tour

Smart picks for the 2011 Masters

April 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Guess who are the co-favorites for next week’s Masters. Hint: both have won three green jackets since 2001. Okay, times up. Tiger Woods (WGR #5), with a season’s best finish 10t, and Phil Mickelson (WGR #6), who’s best finish in his  last three stroke play events is a 24t, are listed at 8-1 by Ladbrokes, […]

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Tags: The Majors

Woods stumbles again at the finish line

March 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Tiger Woods, formerly golf’s ultimate closer, won Arnie’s event so dramatically in 2009 with a final hole birdie, but he was anything but at Bay Hill. After playing 16 bogey free holes in tough conditions, two closing pars would have tied with the resurgent Sergio Garcia for eighth place. He would have also joined a […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game

The Golf World Weighs in on the Grand Slam

April 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Part 3 – Grand Slam – 2008 Masters Coverage Tiger Woods has said winning the Grand Slam this year is “easily within reason.” He’s naturally biased towards his cause, so I thought I would check in with several groups in the golf world and see what they think of his chances. Let’s begin with the […]

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Tags: 2008 Masters Coverage

Andres Romero is Heating Up for the Masters

March 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

2008 Masters Coverage – Thru 4/15 Going into the British Open last summer Andres Romero had finished MC, 34t, 65 in his three previous starts. Not exactly a golfer on a tear. And then boom – he nearly wins the British Open with a 10 birdie statement making effort at Carnoustie. After birdies at 13 […]

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Tags: 2008 Masters Coverage

AOL Polls Reach New Levels of Absurdity

March 1st, 2008 · No Comments

AOL likes to run golf polls, which is generally a good thing since polls get the fans involved. But lately their polls have ventured from the sublime to the ridiculous, thanks in no small part to runaway Tigermania. First there are the Grand Slam Polls. On Friday readers were asked: What are Tiger Woods’ chances […]

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Tags: Polling Place