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Bae Wins the Frys.com Open

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If you’re new to our course, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!The first week of the 2014-15 wrap-around PGA Tour season is in the books and Sang-Moon Bae is the first winner of the new season at the Frys.com Open. The twenty eight year old Korean native won his second PGA Tour event as he fought through his worst round of the week to hang on for a two shot win over Steven Bowditch.… Continue Reading

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The PGA Tour…New Year’s in October

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For many of us October ushers in a fall season full of falling leaves, pumpkin festivals and Oktoberfest. But that’s not the case for the PGA Tour. For Tim Finchem and the mighty and all powerful PGA Tour October isn’t a time when we are heading into the end of the year it is actually the start of a new year. Yes, as only The Great and Powerful Finch can do, he has brought New Year’s into October.  This week… Continue Reading

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Tom Watson Responds to Critics

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Our Ryder Cup nightmare continues. One day after Bob Harig of ESPN released an insider’s view of the ugly and painful Saturday meeting of Tom Watson and his Ryder Cup Team Watson has released a statement. In it he now says he takes full responsibility for his communication problems and says he appreciates his players even though it didn’t sound that way a week ago. In response to all of the recent discussion about our Ryder Cup loss, I would… Continue Reading

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Saturday Night at The Ryder Cup: Watson’s Nasty Party

U.S. Ryder Cup player Phil Mickelson stands with captain Tom Watson during his fourballs 40th Ryder Cup match at Gleneagles

After Team USA’s defeat at the Ryder Cup and Phil Mickelson’s verbal take down of Captain Tom Watson at the press conference we all knew there was more to this ugly story. Bob Harig of ESPN has now given us an inside look in the USA team room on Saturday night where Watson reached the peak of his dysfunction.   Harig quotes multiple sources present at the meeting that must have made the Sunday press conference look like a love fest. … Continue Reading

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Azinger’s Simple Fix for Ryder Cup Problems

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The folks over at the Back9 Network brought out their big guns, Jeff Rude and John Maginnes to get former winning Ryder Cup Captain Paul Azinger (there are far too few of them) to chat about the USA Ryder Cup failures. Zinger says it’s a very deep problem and the players and the past captains have been “filtered out of the process.” He suggests that the PGA of America take a look at the business model Team Europe has in… Continue Reading

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18 Things I Think…Ryder Cup Style

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1.  I think the European Team certainly played like the favorites they were going into the Ryder Cup. They were sharp, motivated and overpowered an outmanned US Team. 2.  They also really know how to celebrate and they have plenty of experience.  That champagne spraying scene never gets old, no matter what team is holding the bottle. 3.  There were some new stars that introduced themselves to the world and none more so that Frenchman Victor Dubuisson. He played like… Continue Reading

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A Very Healthy European Report Card

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Rumor has it the champagne and beer are still flowing as a most happy European Team basks in their glorious victory at the 40th Ryder Cup. It’s an old but valid axiom, “players play and coaches coach.” The Europeans players certainly played this week at Gleneagles. They continued their mastery of the team game to claim their third straight Ryder Cup win. Justin Rose 4.0 points A++ : Rose was the stud of the week as he outplayed everyone on… Continue Reading

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Fallout From Far and Wide on Phil’s Callout of Watson

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The day after the 2014 Ryder Cup couldn’t be more different for the two teams. The European Team is most likely nursing the remnants of some heavy duty celebration. The Euros played exquisitely and deserve any and all tributes thrown their way. The Americans on the other hand have to asking themselves a painfully familiar question: Why do we keep losing at the Ryder Cup? Team USA has lost in eight of the last ten matches and from the look… Continue Reading

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