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Bubba Watson Looking for “Hometown” Win

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If you’re new to our course, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Bubba Watson is looking to go back to back this week at the Greenbrier Classic. Fresh off his eighth PGA Tour win at The Travelers Watson is feeling quite at home at the Old White Course since making the Greenbrier his summer home a few seasons ago.  Back to back isn’t easy on the PGA Tour but on courses set up to yield… Continue Reading

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Open Championship Flashback: Faldo Wins at St. Andrews

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There is only two weeks left before the start of the Open Championship, or as the uninformed call it the British Open. With a return to the Old Course at St. Andrews this year is certain to be special. Tom Watson and his five Open Championships (and painful near miss) will be saying good bye to The Open.  Sir Nick Faldo and his three Open wins will be saying farewell as well. Listen to Sir Nick’s memories of his second… Continue Reading

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Phil Mickelson Linked to Illegal Gambling

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Phil Mickelson has been named as a “gambling client” in a case that involves a person who was a part of “an illegal gambling operation which accepted and placed bets on sporting events.” ESPN’s Outside the Lines has produced a story on Gregory Silveira who reached a plea bargain agreement with prosecutors and pled guilty to three counts of money laundering. Silveira is a 56 year old sports gambler who was acting as a middle man for offshore gambling operations.… Continue Reading

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Bubba Watson Wins in Playoff

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Bubba Watson birdied the second playoff hole at The Travelers Championship to defeat Paul Casey and win for the second time this season. This is Watson’s second Travelers Championship and eighth PGA Tour win. “I proved to myself in ’10 that I could win under pressure in the playoff; I proved to myself that I could mess up 17 and still have a chance to win, and so I knew that if I just kept my head down and kept… Continue Reading

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Greg Norman Speaks

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Even though the U.S. Open is in the books the hangover still lingers. Especially on this weekend as we are once again treated to the Fox Sports coverage of the USGA’s U.S. Senior Open.  Joe Buck and Greg Norman may have received some knocks for their inaugural Open (Buck acted like a rookie, Norman said nothing as DJ lost it) but the two are back at it again as Tom Watson tries for his first Senior Open.  Norman who likes… Continue Reading

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The Spieth Buzz…All Jordan All the Time

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The afterglow of Jordan Spieth’s U.S. Open win continues as it has been all Spieth all the time everywhere you look. I first caught him on The Golf Channel today and then the buzz got louder when he posted a shot of his Masters Green Jacket lying next to the U.S. Open Trophy on Instagram. Oh it must be nice to be Jordan. CNN Money called him “The Next Endorsement Superstar” and claimed “Even if he doesn’t win the next… Continue Reading

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Chambers Bay: More Fun Than Faults

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Fill in the blank. The 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay was _______. The answer certainly depends on who is responding. Some players might say it was a travesty. Some called it all tricked up. While the most popular cry was an indictment of the greens and some players were ready to indict Mike Davis who was the main man responsible for the controversial setup. If a ticket buying fan was filling in the blank the response might have been… Continue Reading

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Surprise Winner in LLG U.S. Open Contest

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As Dustin Johnson licks his wounds and Jordan Spieth celebrates his U.S. Open win it’s time to celebrate another champion: the winner of the Links Life Golf U.S.Open Pick a Winner Competition.  With so many big names missing the cut and others making late final round charges up the leaderboard the competition was fierce and the margin of victory the narrowest in the history of the contest. Buoyed by Rory McIlroy’s late run and having all his players make the… Continue Reading

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Ten Things I Think…U.S. Open Style

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1.  All the golf world can relax and rejoice that we have Jordan Spieth for the next few decades. Will he win a bunch more majors? Maybe but even if he doesn’t he’s a joy to watch and listen to.  2.  Is there is a golfer that is more fun to watch than Spieth? Yes, he’s great and skilled and all that but I love the chatter with his caddie, the emotional up and downs and the way he talks… Continue Reading

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