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UL International Crown Kicks Off Big Weeks for Women’s Golf

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As we all still nurse our Open Championship hangovers the women of the golf world start a streak of important tournaments. Thursday 32 of the worlds best will tee it up in the UL International Crown in a eight team format, that’s something the Olympics should have tried…a team format. Then a quick trip across to England where they will compete in the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Woburn Golf & Country Club in Milton Keynes, England. After a weeks… Continue Reading

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A Sunday Full of Golf & More

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We all will be treated to a full day of golf today as all the major tours are in action and being broadcast to us all day long. The gents of the European Tour made a great move in featuring links courses and scheduling the Scottish Open the week prior to the Open Championship.  The fields at the Scottish have become deeper and the courses have been spectacular. The star of the week so far has been the wonderful links… Continue Reading

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Ladies Trying to Make a Splash at First Major

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For all of us so desperately waiting for The Masters we get a great distraction this week as the ladies of the LPGA Tour open up the major season at the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage California.  It may have a new name but what formerly was the Kraft, The Kraft Nabisco, The Colgate Dinah Shore, The Nabisco Dinah Shore among other names still remains the first major of the year and for old timers will forever be “The Dinah”.… Continue Reading

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Stacy Lewis Holds Lead in Thailand

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Stacy Lewis didn’t have her best game but still managed to hold on to the lead at the LPGA Honda Thailand. Lewis started the day with a three shot advantage but now leads Amy Yang by a single stroke. The final round is broadcast on The Golf Channel at 1:00am EST on Sunday. From LPGA.com: Players battled through a hot, humid day in Thailand to finish strong during the third round of the Honda LPGA Thailand. In what looks to… Continue Reading

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Michelle Wie’s Journey Ends at Pinehurst

by Jeff Skinner It’s been a long road for Michelle Wie. For any 24 year old to have had to travel a long road may be hard to comprehend. Twenty-somethings are still kids with kid problems. But Michelle Wie has been on that long road for ten years and many times showed the burden of that journey. Today Michelle can revel in the end of her long journey. A journey that started when she was barely thirteen and came into… Continue Reading

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Drama at the Open, the U.S. Women’s Open

by Jeff Skinner Last Sunday at Pinehurst there was plenty of complaining about the lack of drama as Martin Kaymer ran away with the U.S. Open title. Today will be quite different. The U.S. Women’s Open is primed to give us plenty of drama. Big names, no names, old names, young names…we have them all at the top of the leaderboard. Michelle Wie and Amy Yang are tied for the lead at two under par and the only two players… Continue Reading

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Fabulous Forty: Phil Mickelson Wins 40th PGA Title at Pebble Beach

by Jeff Skinner Phil Mickelson has said all season that his game was close.  But with all to show for this season being a tie for 49th, a missed cut and a tie for 26th you have to think that maybe Phil and Butch Harmon were the only ones that saw it that way.  Well Phil proved his assessment correct today as he climbed from six strokes off the lead jumped past Charlie Wi and then trampled over Tiger Woods… Continue Reading

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Suzann Pettersen Tops Cristie Kerr at The Sybase Match Play

by Jeff Skinner Suzann Pettersen was in a familiar place.  She was standing on the eighteenth green with a chance to close out her match.  She had been there before this week as four of her six matches went to the last hole before she shut the door on her opponents.  But this time it was different.  This time a birdie would give her a win over the American bulldog of a player, Cristie Kerr.  This time it would  mean… Continue Reading

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Bubba Watson Leads On the Weekend

by Jeff Skinner It looks like it will be an interesting weekend across the three major tours.  In New Orleans, long hitter and crowd favorite Bubba Watson leads the Zurich Classic on a course he says doesn’t fit his eye.  “There were a lot of tough tee shots for me,” Watson said. “A lot of times the water’s on the left for me being left‑handed. So when I look up at the target, there is always water glaring at my… Continue Reading

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Masters=Green Jacket, Kraft Nabisco Championship=The Leap

by Jeff Skinner Contrary to popular belief, golf’s major season doesn’t begin next week at The Masters.  It begins tomorrow at the LPGA’s Kraft Nabisco Championship. The start and stop LPGA season kicks into high gear at one of their highest profile events of the year.  It does not get bigger than the Kraft for ladies golf. The Kraft Nabisco has all the requirements of a worthy major championship.  It’s played on an excellent course at Mission Hills Country Club… Continue Reading

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