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Expert Picks: And The Winner Is…

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If you’re new to our course, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!The totals are in and our yearly foray into the world of prognostication has paid off for one lucky Links Life Golfer…namely me. In a very close race at The Masters, I was able to finish with a slight lead over The Greek. We both had Spieth, Rory and Bubba but I opted for Day while The Greek took Walker. That was the… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth, It’s Not All About Him

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Winning a major championship changes a player’s life. Winning your first major championship really changes a player’s life. And winning The Masters in record setting fashion could cause a player to actually start to believe all the great things written about them. But I don’t think that will be the case with Jordan Spieth. Our 2015 Masters Champion became the second youngest winner at Augusta National and at twenty one years of age it would be easy to imagine him… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth Wins 1st Masters

Defending champion Watson of the U.S. puts the traditional green jacket on compatriot Spieth after Spieth won the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta

One of the most over used clichés in sport is that The Masters doesn’t start until the back nine on Sunday. Well this year Jordan Spieth proved that wrong. Spieth’s record setting performance at Augusta had the best golfers in the world chasing him from day one. An opening 64 backed up by a 66 had Spieth so far ahead there was little chance of ever being caught. This year The Masters started on the front nine on Saturday when… Continue Reading

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Spieth Leads “The Greatest Day in Golf”

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Sunday at The Masters is as special as it gets in golf. Third round leader Jordan Spieth called The Masters “the greatest week in our sport” and two time champion Bubba Watson called Augusta America’s “home of golf.” Well the folks at Pinehurst may disagree with Bubba but few will challenge Jordan on his point. This is the best week of the year in professional golf and Sunday at Augusta is as good as it gets. Spieth sounded comfortable going… Continue Reading

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Spieth Ready for Masters Challenge

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Jordan Spieth holds a four shot lead heading into the final round of The Masters. Considering that if he hadn’t turned pro early he’d be helping his Texan Longhorns in the NCAA Championships and getting ready to graduate his situation is pretty amazing. Listen to him here and try a convince yourself he’s just twenty one. He’s an old soul in a champion golfer’s body and it is almost unbelievable that he is this good and this mature at this… Continue Reading

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Tiger’s Amazing Birdie & the Shot We Missed

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Coming into this Masters one of the main, if not the main storyline was if Tiger Woods could come back from the worst spell of his career. We all saw how bad his short game had become but his week at Augusta Woods has quieted his critics. His short game has been superb in fact it has bailed out the short comings with the rest of his game. Through three rounds he has hit 39 of 54 greens, 28 of… Continue Reading

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Spieth Holds Off Tiger, Rory, Phil & Rose…Sets 54 Hole Record at Augusta

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They call Saturday moving day in the world of golf and Saturday at The Masters is no different. There was plenty of movement at Augusta as player after player all took a shot at trying to catch the record setting Jordan Spieth. Rory McIlroy got the party started early with an eagle at number two. He then birdied eight and nine to go out in 32. It was a continuation of his stellar play that started on Friday’s second nine… Continue Reading

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Today’s Pins & Masters Stats

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Pin Placement & Masters Stats  The three toughest holes so far: Par 4 #11 is the toughest at 4.44. Second is the long par 3 #4 played at 3.33. The third toughest is #7 a par 4 that played at 4.23. The three easiest were #13, a par five at 4.60. Then the par 5 2nd which played at 4.65 and then another par 5 the 15th came in at 4.66. Birdie leaders were Jordan Spieth with 15 (no surprise),… Continue Reading

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Day 2 Winners & Losers at The Masters

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Winners Jordan Spieth is playing like he’s been at Augusta all his life. But he’s had only six rounds in competition. If the next two are anything like the first two the field is playing for second place. 64, 66 to open has never been done before and he looks so confident even a few burps won’t derail him. There is a great tournament going on at Augusta…for second place right now. Charley Hoffman, Dustin Johnson, Paul Casey and Phil… Continue Reading

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