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Ryder Cup reveals major players

October 5th, 2010 · No Comments

The Ryder Cup delivered with a thrilling finish that came down to the last match. At winning time, Graeme McDowell, in the anchor position, played like a U.S. Open winner should with clutch shots on the16th  and 17th, while American Hunter Mahan choked badly,  and was closed out, 2&1. The net result was that team […]

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Tags: The Game · The Majors

Big Stories from Round 2 at the PGA

August 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Tiger Woods Woods missed four of the first five greens in places where mere mortals would have made bogeys or worse. But he escaped with pars on all four before missing a four foot birdie putt on the sixth hole. At this point, darkness set in, which is just as well because he was struggling […]

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Tags: The Majors

Rory and Ryo go on a rampage

May 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

What a difference a day makes! Entering the finale in Japan, 18 year old sensation Ryo Ishikawa trailed the veteran Shigeki Maruyama by six shots. Then he beat him by 14 with a mind boggling 58, 12 under par, to win by three over Hiroyuki Fujita and Paul Sheehan. Half way around the world and […]

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Tags: Challengers · PGA Tour · The Game

Fowler Should Have Gone for the Green

March 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment

I just don’t get it, and neither does anybody in golf except for the man who hit the shot – Rickie Fowler. As he approached his second shot on the par 5 15th hole of the W.M. Phoenix Open Fowler was in desperate need of a birdie. He had completed the hard work, piping a […]

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Johnson Dusts Off the Field at Pebble Beach

February 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Dustin Johnson Overpowers the Field For those who have been missing Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson did a good imitation with his power game as he turned the Monterey Peninsula’s par fives into par fours. Despite his long and accurate shots into the par fives, Johnson was leaking oil, having bogeyed 17 to go three over […]

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Tags: PGA Tour

PGA Tour and CBS/Golf Channel Rig Pairings for John Daly

February 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The three possible combinations for playing Pebble Beach in the AT&T are (assuming a player makes the 54 hole cut) -  rounds 1 and 4, 2 and 4, or 3 and 4. When the players who make the cut are done with the third round, all will have played each of the three courses – […]

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Tags: PGA Tour · The Game

Fowler Shows Us his A Game in San Diego

February 1st, 2010 · 3 Comments

The San Diego Open (sorry, but as a native of San Diego, I just can’t get into that last second name change) had, in some ways the feel of a mini major, perhaps because the event is played at Torrey Pines, which hosted the Open in 2008. I could also be biased considering that Torrey […]

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Tags: Challengers · PGA Tour

Rory and Rickie Promise to Make 2010 a Season Worth Watching

January 13th, 2010 · 2 Comments

When considering the potential for greatness of highly touted prospects such as Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler, it is fashionable to speculate on if and when they might become the next Phil Mickelson. That’s nonsense. After all, who wants to wait a dozen years to see them win their first major? Now I suppose it […]

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