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Darren Clarke fulfills his destiny by winning the 140th Open Championship

Jul 18, 2011 2 Comments

By Sportsglutton There are moments while watching sports when you get the feeling that someone or a team is destine to win.  Often times it’s nothing more than a gut feeling with nothing tangible to justify the conclusion.  However, while watching the Darren Clarke during the final round of the 140th Open Championship at Royal […]

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The 140th Open Championship at the Royal St. George’s Golf Club Preview

Jul 13, 2011 2 Comments

By Sportsglutton It’s that time of year again…time to set the alarm for an obnoxiously early rise, pre-make the coffee the night before, and groggily enjoy the BBC’s bumbling video coverage of one of golf’s most important/prestigious tournaments…The Open Championship (or I supposed one could simply set their DVR and sleep in).  This year, the Royal […]

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Where does Tiger Woods go from here?

Jun 28, 2011 4 Comments

To state the obvious Tiger Woods’ career is in limbo.  After 18 plus months of turmoil in his private and professional life, the second greatest golfer ever is in critical condition both physically and mentally.  First, the exposure of his private life resulted in his divorce from Elin Nordegren, which in turn led to the […]

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Rory McIlroy wins the 111th U.S Open at Congressional

Jun 20, 2011 4 Comments

By Sportsglutton Heading into the 111th U.S. Open at Congressional there was no clear cut favorite in the field that analysts or fans were picking to win America’s national championship.  The absence of Tiger and the fact that only one American (Mickelson) had won one of the last six majors left many in doubt as […]

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2011 U.S. Open at Congressional Preview

Jun 16, 2011 Comments Off on 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional Preview

By Sportsglutton Thursday marks the beginning of America’s national golf championship, the 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. It also marks the first time in recent memory the almighty golf prognosticators of the world have no clear cut “favorite” to win the Open. Gone is Tiger Woods who is still limping […]

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Bubba Watson: The new face of American golf?

May 20, 2011 3 Comments

By Sportsglutton After the third round of the Zurich Classic this year, Watson was asked what he needed to do on Sunday to win the tournament. His answer, “Just play Bubba Ball,” which is exactly what Watson did.  The result was the unorthodox and charismatic golfer’s third PGA Tour win over the past 10 months.  […]

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2011 Masters: The Most Dramatic Sunday Ever?

Apr 11, 2011 4 Comments

By Sportsglutton One of the constants that make for a dramatic and memorable Sunday at any major championship in golf is the presence of superstar(s) or recognizable names on the leaderboard as well as multiple golfers in contention. The conclusion to the 2011 Masters seemingly had all of these intangibles. The 21 year young gun […]

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