Archives for: July 2006

USA Ryder Cup Point System is Just Plain Stupid

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What was the PGA of America thinking when it changed the point system for qualifying for the Ryder Cup? Admittedly the new one is an improvement over the woeful old system, but that is the equivalent of saying that robbery is better than armed robbery. Y… more »

Jim Furyk, Links Golf & Imagination - OR - The Greatest Shot of My Life

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Jim Furyk played a magical shot during the Open Championship that TV commentator Peter Alliss said was "the greatest links shot I've ever seen." And that is a pretty strong commendation coming from a UK man who was a terrific player in his days before an… more »

Risking a Few Pounds on the Open Championship is Quite the Golfing Pleasure

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Dear Lord, I would really like for there to be peace in the world, if it be your will. Really. But what I would like to happen as soon as possible after that is for gambling on golf to be allowed where I live, just like they do in the UK. Amen. One… more »

Crowd Favorites Natalie Gulbis and Darren Clarke Can't Finish

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The very popular Natalie Gulbis felt the agonizing sting of a defeat wrenched from likely victory at the Jamie Farr Classic. It is impossible to fault someone who, when starting Sunday in a tie for the lead, shoots a bogey-free, 6-under-par 65 which tied… more »

Michelle Wie and The Rolex World Rankings for Women Golfers

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If all we ever wanted to know was who has played consistently well for the past two years, the Rolex World Rankings for Women would do nicely. But, guess what? That’s not what we want to know. What we want to know is how players are performing relative… more »
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