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Mickelson: The Favorite to Win the Masters?

Apr 06, 2011 1 Comment

By Sportsglutton The Masters starts tomorrow (coverage begins at 3pm ET on ESPN) and there seems to be a consensus that is Phil Mickelson is the favorite to repeat as champion (Vegas has Phil as a 7:1 favorite). The predictions are largely based off of Mickelson’s dominating performance last week at the Shell Houston Open, […]

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Messing with perfection: The end of Pebble’s 14th Green

Feb 18, 2011 Comments Off on Messing with perfection: The end of Pebble’s 14th Green

During last year’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach the 14th hole reached a level of infamy, as tour players and professional golfers publicly voiced their displeasure with the difficulty of green. The hardness of the 14th’s green and its severe slops made birdie a phenomenal accomplishment and most competitors found themselves hard pressed to make […]

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The Shoe Finally Fit

Feb 14, 2011 Comments Off on The Shoe Finally Fit

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am is one of the special tournaments on the PGA Tour schedule.  Played on the three different courses on the Monterey Peninsula (Pebble Beach, Spyglass, and Monterey Peninsula) the tournament mixes the seriousness of the PGA with the glamour of stars from television, film, stage, and music.  The mixture is often […]

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Tiger in Dubai

Feb 12, 2011 Comments Off on Tiger in Dubai

If you were off doing something productive this weekend (other than watching the golf channel) you might not know that Tiger Woods is in serious contention to win his first tournament in nearly 17 months.  After posting an even par 72 today, Woods is one shot back of leaders Thomas Aiken, Anders Hansen and Rory […]

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Forget those yearly golf predictions

Jan 05, 2011 5 Comments

If you are consumed with college bowl season or counting down the days until the NFL playoffs, you might not be aware that the 2011 PGA Tour season starts tomorrow, January 6th.  That means it is time for all the prognosticators to come out of the closet and announce to the world their predictions for […]

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Movies that make the cut????

Dec 18, 2010 Comments Off on Movies that make the cut????

After giving up on competitive New Mexico Bowl I began flipping through the channel guide and came across the classic masterpiece Point Break.  Now the fact that Keanu Reeves was chasing down Patrick Swayze, while Gary Busey loaded up on meatball sandwiches was showing on a Saturday afternoon wasn’t’ surprising.  What was surprising was the […]

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Huge Marbles

Dec 06, 2010 Comments Off on Huge Marbles

The stage was set for Tiger Woods on Sunday.  A brilliant approach shot on the 18th hole had left him with a 2-3 foot birdie putt to win the Chevron World Challenge and claim his first victory in 2010.  Tiger had the momentum, he had the crowd, and he was looking like the Tiger of […]

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