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Yowser! Justin Thomas Shoots 59

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Wow! When Justin Thomas gets on a roll he stays on a roll. Fresh off his win at the SBS Tournament of Champions he scorched the Waialae Country Club course with a record setting 59. Record setting because the 23 year old pro is now the youngest player ever to card a 59. Thomas’s round included 8 birdies, 1 bogey and 2 eagles including his eagle putt on his last hole, the ninth to get him to -11 for the… Continue Reading

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Pinehurst No.2 Flyover Holes #11 & #12

Unlike No. 5, this par 5 will be a three-shot hole for most players. A pronounced mound on the right side is in play on the straightaway tee shot, and the hole turns to the left past the drive area. Depending on tee location and conditions, a long tee shot can provide a chance to reach the green in two, but trees protect the left side, requiring either a right-to-left second or a towering shot over the trees. Players will… Continue Reading

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Kevin Streelman’s Dream Comes True

by Jeff Skinner Kevin Streelman earned his first official PGA Tour win at the Tampa Bay Championship with a bogey free round highlighted by very steady play and some very clutch shot making.  His tee shot to the difficult par three seventeenth afforded him his final birdie and sealed the victory. Streelman may have looked more familiar than most first time PGA Tour winners as he was in the spotlight back in 2009 when he claimed the first place million… Continue Reading

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Rule Breaking Singh Deserves Suspension

by Jeff Skinner Vijay Singh was probably pulling for Phil Mickelson’s birdie putt for a 59 to fall more than anyone yesterday.  Maybe that would have given the hall of famer a brief respite from the painfully bright spotlight of media scrutiny that Singh finds himself in. Having admitting to taking the a banned substance Singh violated the PGA Tour Drug Policy and is subject to discipline from the tour.  Singh could face a year suspension and a fine but… Continue Reading

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Justice Served: Tom Watson Plays The Greenbrier

by Jeff Skinner At first I found it odd that Tom Watson was taking a pass on The U.S. Senior Open this week.  After all, he has already claimed one major this year (Senior PGA Championship) and he is coming off a T3 at the Senior Open Championship.  It would appear that his game was on form and maybe another major championship was in his reach. Then I realized this week is The Greenbrier Classic.  Tom has been the “Golf… Continue Reading

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Ever Seen a 15 Inch Golf Hole?

by Jeff Skinner Golf is a difficult game.  That’s not news.  For years amateur hackers have continued to take their game to the course in the hopes that this will be the round we finally find it.  The it being the ability to play this game like a pro. Technology has helped the amateur golfer play the game a little better but essentially the average score hasn’t gotten any lower and there are less golfers playing today then there were… Continue Reading

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