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Pampling Hits Jackpot in Vegas

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If you’re new to our course, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Rod Pampling took a drink from the fountain of youth this week and earned his first PGA Tour win in over ten years.  The 47 year old Aussie canned a 32 foot putt to seal his victory at the Shiners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. Pampling started off the week with a sizzling 11 under par 60 and backed that up… Continue Reading

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Did Golf Enable Trump’s “Locker Room Talk”?

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Donald Trump and I travel in different circles and thank God for that.  But we both have an affinity for golf though apparently for different reasons. I enjoy the camaraderie, the challenge and the history the game offers and Trump likes making money off the game and maybe spending some time in locker rooms. Other than a few quick showers in some of Scotland’s great courses on my recent trip I haven’t spent much time in locker rooms.  Forty something… Continue Reading

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A Miracle Kid & Rory McIlroy

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Our world, especially our sports world is filled with entitled, self absorbed mooks who will never realize that the world isn’t just about them.  The news is filled with them each and everyday. Rory McIlroy isn’t one of them.  Rory gets it. Rory isn’t that far removed from being a kid and idolizing his golf heroes just like his friend Traden Karch. Traden is still just a kid who had Rory as his hero as he played golf for his… Continue Reading

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Winners ‘Round the World

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There were some big happenings around the world in golf this weekend as players follow the sun as 2016 winds down. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Justin Thomas staged a final round comeback to successfully defend his title at the CIMB Classic. Thomas was money for the first two rounds (64, 66) and led the tournament until a horrid streak at the turn during the third round where he dropped four strokes to par over three holes. But he found his… Continue Reading

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Saturday Swing Tip: Smash It Like Justin Thomas

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Justin Thomas has made a big splash on the PGA Tour with his booming drives and his Spring Break Trips with Jordan Spieth, Smylie Kaufman and Rickie Fowler. He crushes the ball with his driver and here he offers a tip on how to get the most out of the big dawg. Here we get some of the scientific reasons behind Justin’s 300 yard plus drives.  And he gets all that distance from his slight 145 pound frame.  Pound for… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods Talks to Charlie Rose

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Tiger Woods, or should I say the new Tiger Woods is talking.  Woods who just announced the formation of his new Tiger Woods Ventures with his “TGR” logo looks to be out promoting his brand. He spent some time with Charlie Rose and he’ll appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight. Woods tells Rose that he doesn’t think he’ll finish with 18 majors.  In true Woodsian fashion he says he’ll finish with more. Tiger’s umpteenth comeback was stunted… Continue Reading

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The USGA Needs to Dump Trump

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The people of the United States are not the only ones faced with a critical decision about Donald Trump next month. So is the USGA. With Trump’s never ending monologue of disparaging women the USGA has to be contemplating the effect Trump, whether President or not, will have on their 2017 U.S. Women’s Open. The Open is scheduled for Trump’s National Golf Course in Bedminster, N.J. next July. As each day brings more and more controversy surrounding Trump and his… Continue Reading

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