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Rickie Fowler Has Fun at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship

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During the 2015 golf season there was plenty of discussion of a New Big 3 that hearkened back to the glory days of the original Big 3, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. The “New Big 3” was comprised of Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy. All were major winners and ranked one to three in the World Golf Rankings. Thrown into the mix was the very popular Rickie Fowler who many said should constitute a New Big… Continue Reading

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Rory McIlroy Leads in Dubai

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Most of the sports world is focused on Phoenix this week as the Seahawks and Patriots prepare for the Super Bowl. With the big game in town things at the Waste Management Phoenix Open always get a little crazier. With Tiger Woods playing for the first time this season things got crazier still. But the former world number one simply stunk up the place yesterday. There is no other way to put it. On the other side of the world,… Continue Reading

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2015: The Year of the Goat

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The Chinese Calendar calls 2015 the Year of the Goat and it looks to be the same for the world of professional golf. Martin Kaymer is the latest pro to wear the goat horns this week. The two time major champion went into the final round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship with a six stroke lead. Kaymer has won there three previous times and over the past year has put on some great performances. It got even better for… Continue Reading

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Dance Miguel Dance!

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The Cool just keeps on coming. Our Coolest Guy in Golf keeps getting better all the time. Miguel Angel Jimenez is starting his 2015 season started with a bang. The 51 year old master of all things cool showed us all how it is done at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.  Miguel used his skills to ace the 15th hole at the Abu Dhabi Golf Course.  Of course he doesn’t just ace the hole, he blows us a kiss… Continue Reading

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Phil & Rory Wonder “What If”

by Jeff Skinner It is an odd game this game of golf.  It is a game of strange bounces and sometimes of even stranger rules that many times can humble the best of players.  That was the case today as two of the world’s best players felt the pain and frustration of this very humbling game. Pablo Larrazabal of Spain played a wonderful round of golf today to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship but Phil Mickelson and Rory… Continue Reading

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Phil Mickelson’s New Driver Fails Him

by Jeff Skinner This was supposed to be a glorious debut for Phil Mickelson and his new driver.  This was going to be the round where Phil striped it down the middle and played from the short grass all day long.  This was the planned start of a new season that would see Phil in the fairway and not in the ankle deep rough.  Well some things don’t work out as planned. After days of raving about the “best driver… Continue Reading

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Phil & Rory Get Down at Abu Dhabi

by Jeff Skinner Here’s visual proof that every man has his price.  Now Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy have already earned fortunes that will provide for future generation but a few more million couldn’t hurt.  Two of the biggest draws in golf take their game on the road to Abu Dhabi to earn a pair of very large appearance fees.  Ah, Abu Dhabi…home of singing sheiks, hair flipping women and golf club twirling golfers.  Both need help with their baton… Continue Reading

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Phil Mickelson, New Season Means New Driver

by Jeff Skinner Phil Mickelson starts his 2014 campaign this week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.  Phil the Thrill joins a deep field at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club which features four of the top ten golfers in the world: Henrik Stenson (3), Phil (5), Rory McIlroy (7) and Sergio Garcia (10).  The first start of the season is always something that gets Phil’s juices flowing and he’s always the eternal optimist.  And if it’s a new season… Continue Reading

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Painful Day at The Honda for Rory McIlroy

by Jeff Skinner Another chapter in a very strange golf season was written at the Honda Classic today when defending champion Rory McIlroy walked off the course.  Rory was spraying it all over, was seven over through eight holes and after he dumped his approach to eighteen in the water he packed it in. Reports were that he told nearby reporters that he was fine physically but he said he was “not in a good place mentally.”  As the golfing… Continue Reading

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