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Phil’s Sick and So Is Tiger’s Game

by Jeff Skinner Sometimes it’s impossible to figure this game out.  Phil Mickelson shows up at Quail Hollow fresh off of two bags of intravenous fluids and really had it going for awhile and Tiger Woods brought his finely tuned temple of a body on the course and proceeded to spray it all over the place. Mickelson had it to four under on the 15th but fatigue caught up with him and he bogeyed the last two holes for a two… Continue Reading

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Big Week for Tiger, Phil & Lorena

by Jeff Skinner This is a big week in golf.  Tiger and Phil make their first appearance since The Masters with a world class field at the Quail Hollow Championship.  In the soap opera that has become Tiger’s season he’ll try and keep his world number one ranking as Phil tries to take him down.  Despite what Woods says about his schedule not being set it appears he is back to being a full time golfer.  There was no mention… Continue Reading

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Rotella Can Get Your Head Right

by Jeff Skinner My golf season is well under way and even though the weather in the Northeast can still play havoc with our tee times, we all have had enough opportunities to find our game.  Unfortunately, not all of my game was there to be found.  I’ve spent plenty of time on the practice range to get my old muscles back in the swing of things.  Unlike most golfers I won’t spend hours pumping drivers out on the range. … Continue Reading

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Phil & Tiger Are Back: Forget the Blog Tiger, Just Play Golf

by Jeff Skinner With Tiger and Phil joining the mere mortals of The PGA Tour this week at The Quail Hollow Championship the golf season is back in high gear.  Things always run a little hotter with Phil and Tiger in the field and since this is their first face off since The Masters all eyes will be focused on the two of them. Last we saw Phil he was cruising through the Krispy Kreme with the kids wearing the… Continue Reading

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Ken Green Wins This Weekend

by Jeff Skinner Jason Bohn may have won the Zurich Classic and Mark O’ Meara and Nick Price took home the first place trophy on The Champions Tour but the real winner this week was Ken Green.  No, he and partner Mike Reid didn’t win The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf but the fact that Ken Green was able to play once again was the biggest victory in golf this weekend. Green has fought back from a year of physical… Continue Reading

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Tom Watson Prepares For The US Open

by Jeff Skinner With only 53 days left to the start of the 2010 US Open at Pebble Beach Tom Watson figured he should start getting ready now.  It what was reminiscent of his miracle chip in at the 1982 Open when he beat Jack Nicklaus, he chipped in for eagle on the thirteenth hole at The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.  Okay, so that’s a bit of a stretch but I can’t wait for Watson and the boys to… Continue Reading

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Green’s First Step A Success

by Jeff Skinner Ken Green was as nervous as ever was when he teed off at The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf on Friday.  He was worried he would embarrass himself and his partner, Mike Reid as he struggled to come back to professional golf after his life shattering accident last June.  Green took a few holes to shake off the jitters but then warmed up to display some crisp shots and even tally a few birdies for his team.… Continue Reading

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Lorena’s Teary Farewell

by Jeff Skinner We all can ask ourselves why someone like Lorena Ochoa would call it quits at the absolute pinnacle of her career.  A 28 year old golfer is just hitting their prime and to see one step away from the game causes you to stop and ask why?  All you need to do is to read any of the quotes from Ochoa’s press conference to see that she couldn’t be at a better place in her life right… Continue Reading

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Ken Green Comes Back Today

by Jeff Skinner The entire world watched as Tiger Woods made his comeback to golf at The Masters last month.  Millions cheer for and watch John Daly’s umpteenth try at a comeback on his Golf Channel reality show.  Each week we all pull for David Duval as he attempts to regain his prior world number one form. But the real comeback of the year starts today on The Champions Tour at The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. Ken Green will… Continue Reading

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Paddy Harrington Talks Tiger and More

by Jeff Skinner The May issue of Golf Magazine is a great read this month.  Eamon Lynch has The Golf Magazine Interview with Padraig Harrington and he is his usual candid self.  Few golfers offer such honest opinions on any and all subjects.  His candor has made him one of the best interviews in golf and he doesn’t disappoint in this chat with Lynch. He’s focused on winning more majors. After your first Open win, at Carnoustie, you told me… Continue Reading

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