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Q & A, 2011 Golf Season

by Jeff Skinner The guys over at Golf.com have ended this year by answering “11 Questions for ’11: Who, What, Why in 2011.” Michael Bamberger, Alan Shipnuck, and Gary Van Sickle give their answers and predictions for some intriguing questions for the 2011 golf season.  Their opinions are certainly interesting and worth a read but here is what we all really want to know: my perspective on their 2011 questions.  Read on my friends and enjoy this New Year’s Weekend. … Continue Reading

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College Bowls Gives Us More Golf

by Jeff Skinner Although the golf season may be over for some it is just beginning for others.  For high profile division one college football coaches playing any golf during the season is rarely possible.  But with the long break between their last game and the bowl games they can sneak in a few holes.  Such is the case with the Chick-Fil-A Bowl Challenge Charity Golf Tournament. It is a charity tournament that matches coaches and famous alumni in two… Continue Reading

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Perfect Weather for Daydream Golf

by Jeff Skinner This is the time of year when golf and golf news is sparse and playing golf is nothing but a dream.  The pro tours are quiet and if you live in the Northeast, as I do, the only golfing you’ll be able to do is in your daydreams.  This is the time when you are sure that every swing you make will be perfect, each drive will split the fairway and every putt will roll dead center… Continue Reading

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Two Words for the 2010 Golf Season: Tiger Woods

by Jeff Skinner If you were asked to use only two words to describe the 2010 PGA season they would have to be “Tiger Woods.”  The entire season was one Tiger Soap Opera after another.  It actually started in 2009 with the fire hydrant that brought down a champion. The “Tiger watch” started on that Friday following Thanksgiving and hit high gear at his “apology press conference” then catapulted into hyper-drive upon his return at The Masters.  It wasn’t a… Continue Reading

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Manual De Los Santos Finds Peace On The Course

by Jeff Skinner Every now and then we come across a story that isn’t just about golf, it’s really about life.  We ran a piece on Manual De Los Santos earlier this season and Golf Digest has provided another video on this amazing young man.  He lost his leg in a motorcycle accident and found golf when he watched “The Legend of Bagger Vance.”  Like many of us he finds peace on the golf course,” When I feel bad, I… Continue Reading

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A Little Love at the 2012 Ryder Cup

by Jeff Skinner It looks like we can start the count to Medinah and the 2012 Ryder Cup.  Word has hit the street that Davis Love III will be asked to captain the Americans when they try to get that elusive trophy back from those pesky Europeans.  The U.S. has only managed two wins in the last eight tries at The Cup.  Love was hoping to play himself onto another Ryder Cup Team but he’ll be more than willing to… Continue Reading

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