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Time to Make Some History at the PGA!

August 13th, 2015 · No Comments

The majors are always about making history, and the four players who can make the most significant impact on the record book are Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Zach Johnson, and Phil Mickelson. Spieth – If he wins his W-W-4t-W year in the majors would, IMO, be the best in the Modern Era (1958-now). Woods won […]

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Woods wrongly shoots up the WGR

December 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Now that the hyperbole surrounding Tiger Woods’ victory at Sherwood Forest has subsided a bit, it’s time to put his victory in to perspective. Yes, Woods closed strongly, birdying the last two holes in vintage Woods fashion. But to get himself into position for these end-of-tournament heroics, he only had to beat 16 players and […]

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The New and Old Tiger Woods is Back

December 5th, 2011 · No Comments

Tiger Woods broke his victory drought with two closing birdies on putts of 13 and 10 feet to win the Chevron World Challenge. Yipee! This is great for golf, and it is great for Woods because he is a momentum player, and this W is a significant step towards rebuilding his career momentum – something […]

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Smart Long Shots at the Masters

April 6th, 2009 · No Comments

You know, even at 7/4, that Tiger Woods is at good bet to win the Masters. He’s won the event four times and has finished W, 3t, 2t and 2 in the last four at Augusta. He’s also won six of fourteen majors in the Hank Haney era, and he’s coming off a win at […]

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Surprise: Tiger Woods has Some Competition at the ’08 Masters

April 10th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – thru 4/15 Going into this Masters if felt as if this year’s edition would be about as competitive for Tiger Woods as the Target World. There was short list of about a half dozen legitimate contenders. But as the sun set on Thursday’s opener, it turns out the rest of the […]

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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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Best Bids for the Grand Slam in the Modern Era

April 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Part 2 – Grand Slam – 2008 Masters Coverage The Masters is sort of like a qualifying tournament for the Grand Slam. The winner emerges as the only player eligible for the Slam that year. And, unless the winner is an elite player like Tiger Woods, or possibly Phil Mickelson, then the Masters may also […]

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Masters Rewards Experience

March 29th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – Thru 4/15 Success begets success, and no major proves it like the Masters. Fifty Masters have been played since 1958 (the beginning of the Modern Era), and a whopping 48% of the winners have come from seven of the top eight players of the era. Consider the table below. As a […]

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Hot Shots to Watch in the Masters

March 24th, 2008 · No Comments

2008 Masters Coverage – Thru 4/15 The WGC-CA at Doral showcased some major league talent in one of the most star studded leaderboards in recent history. Tiger Woods finished 5th and the other members of the top five were all former major winners. The bottom half of the top ten wasn’t too shabby either as […]

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