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Lingering Thoughts on the 2014 Masters

Apr 16, 2014 2 Comments

We love Bubba Ball, but does the PGA???… A year removed from the pressure and anxiety of having to defend his 2012 Masters victory, Bubba Watson demonstrated this past week the unique ability to understand and conquer the challenges of Augusta National for a second time.  This combined with the fact that the course naturally […]

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Impressions of the 2013 US Open

Jun 19, 2013 6 Comments

The 113th U.S. Open concluded Sunday with a thud, as the final two groups which included names like Phil Mickelson, Steve Stricker, and Charl Schwartzel all chocked away their opportunity, leaving Justin Rose, the most unlikely of suspects, victor of this year’s championship. This is not to say the historically underachieving Rose didn’t earn the right […]

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2013 U.S. Open at Merion Preview: A Reason to Watch

Jun 12, 2013 3 Comments

For the fifth time in it’s history Merion Golf Club plays host to the U.S. Open in what is perhaps one of the more ho-hum Opens in recent memory.  The course, though storied because of the likes of Ben Hogan and other greats of the game, lacks the iconic name that resonates with non-diehard or […]

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2013 THE PLAYERS Championship: Rivalry and Failure

May 13, 2013 4 Comments

Tiger Woods’ victory of The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass yesterday showcased how the world’s #1 golfer has regained much of his former prowess on the golf course. Yet for everything that Tiger did on the course, the 2013 edition of The Players also showed what is missing in the sport and reminded us why […]

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Our Favorite Sports Articles of 2012

Dec 21, 2012 2 Comments

2012 has been another long yet memorable sports year and the sports-glutton.com team of contributors has covered a wide breadth of the sporting landscape.  We’d like to think that we entertained you with some informative, thought provoking, and at times ridiculous articles.  And going forward we fully intend to improve any pieces or series that […]

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The PGA Tour’s Exclusivity Grows w/ the Closing of Qualifying School’s Doors

Dec 05, 2012 9 Comments

You may not have realized it, watched it, or even known about it, but this past weekend the PGA Tour’s Qualifying School closed it’s doors effectively ending one of the few ways aspiring golf professionals have at reaching the upper echelons of the sport. For those unfamiliar “Q-School,” as it is often called, it was […]

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Should Carl Pettersson really have been penalized?

Aug 15, 2012 6 Comments

While Rory McIlroy’s dominating performance at the 2012 PGA Championship certainly impressed this past weekend, I found myself confronted with a unsettled feeling as I watched the final round and witnessed once again television and the use of replay altering the final outcome of the tournament.   Specifically, the two stroke penalty given to Carl Pettersson […]

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