Category Archives: Golf

After The Deluge, Pure Delight: My Weekend At Oakmont

I drove the 5 1/2 hours to Pittsburgh, PA on Thursday of U. S. Open week. On the radio Brian Katrek, Mark Lye, Carl Paulson, John Maginnes and others admirably described the round one action. Rain was expected but had … Continue reading

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The Memorial Tournament Is Illustrative Of Everything That Is Fabulous And Funky About PGA TOUR Golf

Good for William McGirt. Yesterday he won an impressive PGA TOUR trophy. He did it on the second hole of a playoff against another guy most golf fans had never heard of, John Curran. It was undoubtedly the best of … Continue reading

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Golf Is A Great Game And It’s Even Better “Together”

Those of you who know me, either personally of through this space, know my two favorite sports are golf and baseball. Don’t get me wrong I am a sports fan. I have a favorite NFL team (the San Francisco 49ers), … Continue reading

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How The LPGA And Its Players Could Make Good… Better

I spent several hours of my life the past four days watching LPGA Tour golf on the Golf Channel. A good portion of it was enjoyable, some of it unsatisfactory, and all of it got me thinking. I’ve been in … Continue reading

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It’s High Time We Cut Jean van de Velde Some Slack

This past Sunday Jordan Spieth stood on the 12th tee at Augusta National on a collision course with history. He was seven holes away from becoming the youngest player ever to win two Masters’ green jackets. He was a great … Continue reading

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My Heartfelt Thanks To Arnold Palmer

“Mama, put my guns in the ground I can’t shoot them anymore. That long black cloud is comin’ down I feel I’m knockin’ on heaven’s door.”   Bob Dylan     Like millions of golf fans, I watched the ceremonial … Continue reading

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Six Golf Commercials Scored

Rory “Snake” – Bogey It looks cool, is well edited and dramatic but honestly what the heck is going on here? Is this a modern day version of “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”? Or is it “I … Continue reading

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The Masters Needs THIS Guy To Start Winning Green Jackets

Let me correct myself right out of the gate. The Masters doesn’t NEED anything or anyone. But I firmly believe the annual Augusta golf get together would benefit most going forward if one player started winning the most coveted coat … Continue reading

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Living Proof That A Person Can Be Great At Many Things Yet Not All That Good At Something Else

I must begin this post by saying unequivocally that I believe Annika Sorenstam is golf’s greatest woman player ever. She is also in my top 5 of the game’s best players, man or woman, of all time. I mean it, … Continue reading

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The PGA TOUR Has Ruined Another Event… Go Figure

The PGA TOUR tried to make the WGC Dell Match Play more television friendly and all they did was make the early matches less watchable. Few thing are more simple in general or more compelling in sports than “win or … Continue reading

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