Archives for: August 2005

Nancy Lopez picks the best players for the Solheim Cup; ha, just kidding

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It was a big day for the LPGA?Nancy Lopez finally announced the Solheim Cup team. Besides the ten players who earned the requisite points during the last two years, Lopez also got two bonus picks. And the winners were? drumroll? Wendy Ward and… more »

Playing through, and other discomforts of golf

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So am I the only person who hates playing through? I feel enough pressure standing over a ball without adding the fact that four pairs of eyes are on me, watching my every move, groaning if I put one into a bunker, wondering to themselves why, oh why… more »

Hawaii golf: and the winner is?

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Home base during my summer in Hawaii was Maui. For good reason. It has the best weather, the best golf, and I had a free place to stay. I was lucky enough to hit all three Wailea courses, the three Kapalua courses, Pukalani Country Club in upcountry M… more »

Soo-Yun Kang wins the Safeway Classic: but what about the guys?

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Let?s take a look at the weekend?s Tour events. Tiger Woods is $1.3 million richer since winning the WGC-NEC Invitational yesterday, beating out runner-up Chris DiMarco by one stroke, and the Safeway Classic was won by none other than ? a Korean… more »

The dog days of summer: Solheim Cup and Big Break IV a nice reprieve

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So all the majors have been played, maybe you?re thinking the golf world has gone dormant. Take heart, my friends, the best?well, maybe not the best, exactly?the decent is yet to come. Here?s what?s happening in the next few weeks: Tuesda… more »

Why golf is better than baseball

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Flying through LAX offers many benefits, not the least of which is exposure to so many different kinds of people. It?s not every day you get to sit next to a six-foot-three German guy and peer over his shoulder at his gossip mag. Right there next to… more »

Memo to Nancy Lopez: put Michelle Wie on the Solheim team

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Next month, we?re going to get treated to the Solheim Cup, the women?s version of the Ryder Cup?the pressure-filled tournament featuring the U.S. versus Europe--i.e., the only tournament you won't see any Koreans dominating. Two years ago, the Amer… more »

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