Going to miss those floating casinos in Biloxi

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I loved Biloxi, Mississippi before Katrina, and I'll probably love it after. The casinos are already re-building and some expect to be open before the new year, albeit in extremely temporary quarters. But, most if not all, will be building on land, wi… more »

Sorenstam not getting enough credit

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I’m not sure Annika Sorenstam is getting her just due, with all the talk going on about the hot young women golfers like Michelle Wie, Paula Creamer, Morgan Pressel, et al. Here we have a woman who could turn out to be the best of all time, and it seem… more »

Ladies: more to Augusta than Hootie and the blowhards

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Ladies, just because you can't get into Augusta doesn't mean you can't golf here. In less than a week, I've found several courses that, while not on a par with Augusta National certainly, are well worth your time. Mt. Vintage is a terrific course and… more »

Another Myrtle Beach course to close? Hey, get something in writing!

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It looks like the Grand Strand may lose another golf course. A developer told Myrtle Beach online that he plans to buy the South Course at the Deer Track Golf resort and build 500 homes on it. The sale is pending and if it goes through, plans call fo… more »

Fred Funk: offering hope for old and short crossdressers

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All hail the Funk. Fred Funk, who wasn't even supposed to be there, dominates the Skins Game to the shock of pretty much everybody. I think this shows how new technology isn't dominating the game, even on the pro level. Funk was barely longer than Ann… more »

Bart Bryant at Tour Championship -- keeping it in the fairway

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Nice to see Bart Bryant win the Tour Championship this past weekend. It just shows to go you you don't need to be King Kong off the tee to win against the best on the PGA Tour. It's like all those teaching pros tell us hackers over and over -- keep it in… more »

Finally -- A PGA Tour playoff

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A golf playoff? Does this mean we’re going to see fans in the galleries with painted faces, barbecuing and tailgating in the parking lot? PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said yesterday the powers that be are putting the finishing touches on a rest… more »

Michelle Wie much better than her sniveling fans

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Yes, it’s a shame Michelle Wie’s pro debut had to be spoiled by such an unseemly disqualification. A fourth-place finish in her first pro tournament would have been very impressive. But, even more impressive to me was her reaction to the DQ. True,… more »

Michelle Wie just being a good capitalist

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Whether you're a Wie Wacko or a Wie Wannabe, you have to admit she has played the system perfectly to get to where she is -- $10 million richer overnight. She hasn't played it traditionally, just in a perfect, capitalistic way. Would she be $10 riche… more »

John Daly's missed putt at American Express Championship: he's now officially biggest choke artist in the game

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I'm betting few people are going to use the word "choke" in connection with John Daly's missed three-footer in Sunday's final round of the American Express Championship. He's such a beloved character, everyone's trying to find an excuse, including Dal… more »

Easy to see why new pro Michelle Wie causes so much of a stir

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There is no other name in golf these days that causes so much controversy: Michelle Wie. The teenager is finally due to turn pro today and every golfer will have an opinion. It's easy to see why she causes so much commotion -- she has taken a differen… more »

Sarasota golf: no longer "God's waiting room"

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If you haven't been to Sarasota in the last 10 years, you may not recognize it. The place has really boomed in the last five years. Once part of that area known as "God's waiting room," it's experiencing both growth and an influx of yuppies. The average… more »

Venetian Golf and River Club in Sarasota: coolest driving range in Florida

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The Venetian Golf and River Club, in North Venice, just outside Sarasota, Florida, has a driving range that actually makes warming up fun. It's a lake, for christ's sake. Now, I'm sure there is someone out there who will point out other courses that… more »

Mark Calcavecchia's win at Canadian Open overshadowed by Solheim Cup

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Lost in the crazed madness of the U.S. Solheim Cup team win this past weekend was veteran Mark Calcavecchia’s first win in four years. It was almost but not quite a blast from the past, when the 45-year old won the Canadian Open even though his last tw… more »

Critics of U.S. Solheim Cup captain Nancy Lopez should listen to youngsters

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All those Nancy Lopez critics who stubbornly cling to their mis-placed critiques of the Solheim Cup captain should listen to the U.S. youngsters. You see, picking a team to play in international competition is more than just looking at numbers. It's s… more »
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