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WGC goes on; Old School Opens

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. WGC goes on What a wild tournament! Tiger’s early exit has not detracted from the quality of golf. The WGC Match Play Championship goes on without Tiger. If anyone cares to watch, there is some great golf going on out there in the desert. Here’s our forecast: Geoff Ogilvy will put an end to the Celtic Tiger’s run. Rory McIlroy has played wonderfully and he… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods is Human, One More Tiger to Go

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. The unthinkable happened yesterday at the WGC Match Play Championships, Tiger Woods lost. Yes, believe it or not he is human. He actually makes bogeys and even hits balls out of bounds like a mere mortal. Tiger started losing it to the right just when Tim Clark birdied three straight at holes 11-13. Clark has been bogey free for the tournament, was 6 under for… Continue Reading

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Tiger Wins and Phil Hangs On

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. Yesterday’s first round of the WGC Match Play saw Tiger play well enough to advance, but some rust kept him from closing out Brendon Jones earlier. Number one seeds Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia failed to advance. Harrington has struggled all season and Sergio bogeyed the last three holes to choke it away. Here are our predictions for the second round. Phil “The Thrill” Mickelson… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods is not the Coolest Guy in Golf

We Talk to the Coolest Guy in Golf The game of golf is a very international game. The top ten players in the World Rankings represent seven different countries. This week at the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship those players and more from all over the globe will meet to decide the match play champion. Tiger Woods is the defending champion and this will mark his return to the tour from his eight month layoff. Last we saw Woods he… Continue Reading

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Phil Mickelson Wins and Tiger Awaits

The Phil Mickelson Butch Harmon experiment has finally worked. Phil Mickelson was able to shoot two amazingly low rounds and then hung on through the final round to repeat as Northern Trust Open champion. Mickelson has not played well so far this season, but he has been convinced that he was close. He finally found enough of his game to hold off Steve Stricker. After Phil’s second round he called his coach, Butch Harmon, to tell him he sensed something… Continue Reading

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Tiger, Here’s the Top Ten List!

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. It looks like Mr. Woods is getting closer and closer to being back out on tour. He’s got a future LPGA player and a future PGA player at home that he can train to take over the “family business.” The business has changed a little since you been gone Tiger. While you were away changing diapers the boys on the tour were busy trying to… Continue Reading

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Haney and Barkley; Ryo and Rory

Haney to Fix Barkley’s Swing Hank Haney coaches the best player in the world. Now he is taking on what Tiger has called, possibly the worst swing in the world. In a new Golf Channel series Barkley is tutored by Haney. It may be the challenge of his coaching career. Barkley used to be a good player that shot under 80. Somewhere along the way his swing evolved into a herky-jerky hack that looks like he has been Tasered in… Continue Reading

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Tiger vs Tiger; Jack Nicklaus Plays Again

Celtic Tiger versus Tiger Woods Who is the best teenage golfer today? Those who saw the LPGA SBS Open might say that Michele Wie is. Wie had the lead but faltered down the stretch, but still played well in her first tournament as a card carrying LPGA member. The best teenage golfer has to be the shaggy haired, Irish phenom Rory McIlroy. He has already won on the European Tour and is currently ranked sixteenth in the World Rankings. McIlroy… Continue Reading

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Pebble Beach Cut Short; Wie Falls to Stanford

PGA Tour: The final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was cancelled today. Strong winds and heavy rain knocked down trees and made the course unsafe for play. Dustin Johnson, who had a four shot lead, was declared the winner. Read more. LPGA Tour: Michelle Wie contended in the final round of the LPGA’s SBS Open but Angela Stanford had three straight birdies on the backside to pull away from her and the rest of the field. Read more.… Continue Reading

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