Archives for: November 2005, 22

Skins Game is golf worth saving

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Every year at this time many golf columns are filled with criticism of the golf events after the Tour Championship. The most common tag applied to these events is "the silly season". For some reason golf pundits look down on challenge formats and save th… more »

Mickelson and Tiger miss Grand Slam pro-am

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The pro-am flu has struck Phil Mickelson again. First, he missed the Tour Championship reportedly because he couldn't make the pro-am too. So, in light of the PGA Tour rule of "no pro-am, no play", he dropped the tournament altogether. I don't necessaril… more »

David Duval will be back

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David Duval's story is so well known, it's bears no purpose to recount in agonizing detail. In short, he was a college hotshot who came on Tour and played very well right off the bat. But he had this little problem to get over: he couldn't close the deal… more »

Forget Wie, Paula Creamer could rule them all

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What shouldn't get lost in all of this hubbub between Paula Creamer and Annika Sorenstam over a ruling on the 18th hole yesterday is the way Paula Creamer sees herself. Compare it to the way Grace Park indifferently observed the Wie-gate incident at the… more »

A Case of the Shanks - birth of a new golf blog

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Hello, World. I am Shanks. Perhaps this introduction is not quite as dramatic as Tiger Woods first press conference as a pro back in 1997, but you get the idea. Actually, I am the second Shanks. My Dad was the original and we greeted each other with… more »
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