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Rocco and Tiger At It Again

by Jeff Skinner For heart pounding excitement in golf there is nothing like the back nine on Sunday at The Masters or the final holes of a U.S. Open.  But for a few minutes on this past Sunday the Frys.com Open had all that excitement and more.  With Rocco Mediate, Bo Van Pelt, Alex Prugh and Rickie Fowler supplying all the excitement any golf fan could handle.  Their finish left some announcers calling it one of the most exciting tournaments… Continue Reading

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Rocco’s Eagle Has Landed

by Jeff Skinner There’s plenty of joy in Greensburg PA. today as their hometown boy Rocco Mediate has once again made his mark on The PGA Tour.  There are few players that are as popular as “The Rock” playing on tour and Rocco showed why yesterday.  He chatted and smiled his way around the course to his sixth career victory and astounded the fans by once again holing out from the fairway for an eagle. The Frys.com Open should consider… Continue Reading

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Rocco’s Big Day

by Jeff Skinner Rocco Mediate is having a special week.  The 47 year old continues to amaze at the Frys.com Open and holds a three stroke lead going into the final day.  He made his third eagle of the tournament on his way to a four under 67.  How can you not root for Rocco?  He has been out here forever.  His idol is fellow Pennsylvanian, Arnold Palmer.  He talks more than Lee Trevino and he took Tiger to the… Continue Reading

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Sad Day For Bubba Watson

by Jeff Skinner Over this past golf season a few golfers have seen a little bit more of the spotlight.  Graeme, Louie and Martin made their mark by winning majors.  Dustin contended and was the heartbreak kid of 2010 and Rickie brought the skater crowd to the course.  Anyone who watched golf saw these guys work their magic on the course.  Bubba Watson was one of this group that made his mark and brought a little bit of excitement on… Continue Reading

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Lincicome Lights It Up

by Jeff Skinner For those of you that may be thinking the golf season is winding down I have some news.  The LPGA is in the middle of one of its biggest stretches of their stuttering, stop and start season.  The ladies are playing their second tournament of a string of six consecutive weeks of play.  This is how a real golf season should be and Michael Whan is busy doing his best to try and get the LPGA a… Continue Reading

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Rocco’s An Ace

by Jeff Skinner One of the things you have to like about the Fall Season, besides the foliage of course, is that we get to see some golfers that we don’t get to see enough of.  One of those playing this week is the ever popular Rocco Mediate.  We don’t see enough of Rocco but he’s trying to change that this week as he leads the Frys.com Open. He hit the shot of the day when he aced the 230… Continue Reading

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Hot Teachers, Dumb Rules & Monty’s Mouth

by Jeff Skinner There has been some good stuff in the mags lately.  Ron Kaspriske introduces us to some of the best young teachers in golf: fresh faces with some fresh ideas.  Guess who is on the cover and offers the first lesson? Sean Foley of course, he’s the hottest top level instructor out there right now.  He’s also feeling the glare of the spotlight that follows Tiger Woods wherever he goes.  If you hang with Tiger you have to… Continue Reading

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World Number One: Westwood or Kaymer?

by Jeff Skinner The news is out now; Lee Westwood will become the number one player in the world in The World Golf Rankings on October 31st even if he doesn’t swing a club between now and then.  Since Westwood has announced he is taking a break to rest his ailing calf he’ll be able to do something by not playing that he wasn’t able to do by playing: pass Tiger Woods and become the world’s number one golfer. It’s… Continue Reading

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