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Is the PGA Championship Losing its Relevancy?

Aug 09, 2012 7 Comments

Today marks the beginning of the 94th PGA Championship at The Ocean Course, Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and professional golfers last chance in 2012 at winning a major and achieving immortality.  However, heading into this week, I’ve begun to wonder if golf’s 4th and final major of the season has begun to lose its relevancy […]

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Glutton Travels: Twain Harte Mini Golf

Jul 20, 2012 7 Comments

While exploring America I’ve played and seen my fair share of miniature golf courses.  From the low budget raised plywood, to the reality based courses, to the fanciful  theme park creations with running water and exploding volcanoes.  And while I tend not to be a discriminating patron of any putt putt course, there are those […]

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Breaking Down the 2012 Open Championship: Why Tiger Woods is Not the Favorite, Who to Watch, & Key Pairings

Jul 17, 2012 13 Comments

Heading into the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes the prognosticators and Vegas’ overall favorite to win the Claret Jug this year is Tiger Woods.  Justification for the belief that the former #1 golfer in the world is ready to renew his assault on Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors lies with […]

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The USGA…the Real Winner of the 2012 U.S. Open

Jun 18, 2012 15 Comments

I take nothing away from Webb Simpson who played the best of anyone in the field on Saturday and Sunday shooting back to back 68’s to pick up his first major championship.  In fact I applaud his victory as I always prefer to see someone scoring to earn a major title on Sunday than just […]

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Lingering Thoughts on the 2012 Masters

Apr 10, 2012 18 Comments

The triumph of “Bubba Ball” at the Augusta National on Sunday provided golf fans with one of the most memorable Masters ever…a roller coast ride of pretenders, contenders, opportunities missed and dramatic shots made.  For the first time during his career in a major Bubba Watson made his unbelievable play believable emerging as the last man […]

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2012 Masters at Augusta National Preview

Apr 03, 2012 14 Comments

Spring has arrived and with it the first major of the 2012 golf season: The Masters.  The tradition unlike any other didn’t disappoint in 2011 with an all too memorable final round on Sunday highlighted by Rory McIlroy’s  implosion on the back nine, Tiger Woods mystically lurking on the Leaderboard, and a virtually unknown South […]

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Final Observations and Images from the 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am

Feb 15, 2012 16 Comments

It was a long great week covering the 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am on the Monterey Peninsula.  The sights and sounds of the three courses along with entertaining celebrities and captivating performances by the professionals made the tournament a “best buy” as for as experiences go. Here are a few final thoughts from […]

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