Ryder Cup Strategies for Golf’s Most Compelling Event

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Let’s say you are from another planet, have come to Earth in search of golf’s greatest theater and don’t know which event that would be. All you would have to do is look to see which event the participants prepare for many months in advance. That w… more »

Golf fans help John Daly kill himself

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What you just read could be the headline in the newspaper one day if John Daly doesn't turn his life around. Last weekend Daly was up to his old tricks again, withdrawing before he had a chance to miss the cut fair and square. Turns out he was allegedly… more »

No More Aquaman, Please

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Enough is enough. It’s about time for the world to lighten up on Woody Austin. For years, he has been known to the general public as that crazy guy who got so mad he banged his putter over his head until the shaft was bent. PGA Tour insiders, however,… more »

A Change in the Rules of Golf

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A recent post from reader Oliver Sudden basically posed the question, “Should some of the Rules of Golf be changed?” A most interesting query, this, in particular as it relates to the oscillating ball issue. Because the answer is yes, change the damn… more »

2008 Fantasy Golf Draft has Shanks Looking Good

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Any time there is a draft in professional sports, hope is in the air. Fans of every team see only the possibilities, and rarely the pitfalls. Having said that, I proclaim my fantasy golf team for 2008 one of the serious contenders for the big prize as ov… more »

World Rankings of Golf are Sometimes Ridiculous

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In general, it is a good idea to rank golfers. The biggest benefit is in gauging the quality and/or depth of the field for a given tournament. The very week that the Rolex World Rankings for Women debuted, they declared Michelle Wie as the 2nd best golfe… more »

Brand new Lake Presidential Golf Club easily the best course in southern Maryland

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Wow! I just played a preview round on the newest addition to top tier daily fee golf courses in the Washington DC metropolitan area. Lake Presidential is located in Upper Marlboro, MD and situated on spectacular, natural, rolling terrain. You like tree-l… more »

Suzann Pettersen vs. Lorena Ochoa: The Best Rivalry in Golf

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Imagine if Phil Mickelson was to win 5 times in 6 months, and Tiger Woods was in the field for 4 of those wins. The press would be salivating over the prospect of an intense rivalry and, more importantly, we the golfing public would be treated to some gr… more »

Stuck Behind Slow Golfers

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The reasons for slow play are many but I think power carts (buggies in the UK) are the primary culprit. Far too many golfers, especially those new to the game, don’t seem to understand that persons sharing carts do not have to wait in or by the cart fo… more »

2008 Ryder Cup Drama already Underway as Captains Shoot Off Their Big Mouths

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This is beautiful. If you don’t think the Ryder Cup is the most contentious affair in the normally laid-back world of golf, you don’t know squat. For instance, have you heard any smack about next year’s Masters, PGA or Open Championships? No, I did… more »

Seve Trophy Has Ryder Cup Ramifications

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Played in the shadow of the enormously successful and entertaining Presidents Cup was the Seve Trophy which is, outside of Europe, a little-known team event pitting the best professionals of Great Britain & Ireland (GB&I) vs. Continental Europe (… more »

Cup Fever culminates with Presidents Cup & Seve Trophy

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As some of you know, including sharp-as-a-tack reader Wendy, team golf matches are my personal favorite form of golf competition. The Presidents Cup has just started and based on the previous two unbelievably fabulous competitions, it promises to be a wo… more »

Steve Stricker and Lee Westwood Comebacks Should Give Heart to Ernie Els and Others

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The Steve Stricker comeback has to be the story of the year in golf. One of golf’s most promising young talents in the late 1990’s, Stricker dropped off the face of the earth because of hacker-like tee balls, primarily with the driver. It is really a… more »

Forget FedEx: Fabulous Walker Cup Whets the Appetite for Solheim Cup

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There are likely more than just a few folks in the world who have more than a passing interest in the outcome of the FedEx Cup. Personally, I don’t know a single one of them. Between my golfing buddies and me, our only interest is how this new playoff… more »

Walker Cup Telecast Translates to a Mere Glimpse of Magnificent Royal County Down

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We the golf-viewing public of the USA are getting Royally screwed this weekend when the Walker Cup will be played at one of the greatest - if not THE greatest - golf courses in the world: Royal County Down, aka Newcastle. A total of 24 matches will be… more »

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