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Li Holds Off McIlroy’s Comeback

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If you got up early this morning to catch the European Tour’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic you weren’t disappointed. Heck, I was already fired up from watching Roger Federer win his 20th tennis major at the Australian Open so I tuned into The Golf Channel’s early morning telecast and watched another former number one make his comeback.  Who needs sleep anyway? While the world is focused on Tiger Woods in San Diego Rory McIlroy is well on his way to… Continue Reading

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A Crazy Sports Weekend & Those Damn Patriots

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It was a wild weekend for golf as we saw some big names earn wins around the globe. I spent too much time watching the Golf Channel at all hours of the night hoping to catch some great golf and I wasn’t disappointed. First up was ’17 Masters champ Sergio Garcia with a five shot win at the Asian Tour’s SMBC Singapore Open. Sergio is riding high as he carries that green jacket around and has a new-found confident, relaxed… Continue Reading

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Spieth Wins Aussie Open

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Jordan Spieth finished his 2016 season in a big way with a his second win at the Emirates Australian Open.  Spieth bounced back from consecutive bogies to birdie three of his last seven holes to force a three man playoff. Aussies Ashley Hall and Cameron Smith finished at twelve under par along with Spieth who had won this tournament in 2014.  The two time major winner closed out the Aussies with a birdie on the first playoff hole for his third… Continue Reading

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Must Watch Golf…All Weekend

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Usually on Monday morning I’ll cruise through the all the golf sites to get the inside story from the weekend. But this morning, quite frankly my head is spinning. What a crazy golf weekend. And it’s not over as the boys of the PGA Tour still have to complete the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open. It was a smorgasbord of golf and we got to see golf 24 hours a day as the tournaments circled the globe. It… Continue Reading

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Spieth’s Ace Jump Starts Round at Hero World Challenge

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - DECEMBER 03:  Jordan Spieth of the United States (R) celebrates with Anirban Lahiri of India after a Spieth had a hole-in-one on the second hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, The Bahamas on December 3, 2015 in Nassau, Bahamas  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

About this time last year Jordan Spieth was still beaming from his win at the ’14 Australian Open and on his way to winning the Hero World Challenge. Well Spieth didn’t win last week’s Aussie Open, he just missed with a T2 finish but he did make a splash at today’s opening round of the Hero World Challenge. Watch as Spieth aces the par three second hole on his way to an opening round 65, one stroke off the lead.… Continue Reading

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Happy 80th Gary Player

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Gary Player celebrates his 80th birthday today and the nine time major champion shows no signs of slowing down, ever. The Black Knight had an amazing career with another fifteen PGA Tour wins, fourteen Champions Tour wins and an amazing 116 International wins. He says he still starts his days with exercise which includes over one thousand sit ups. And he’s never shy with is opinions. He chats, or should I say rants with Derek Lawrenson of the Daily Mail… Continue Reading

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Rickie, Rory, Jordan & More…A Great Week in Golf

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Jordan Spieth is having a Woodsian run this season. His PGA Tour summary: 4 wins, 3 seconds, 1 third, 11 top tens, 14 top twenty fives and over $8.7 million. Oh, let’s not forget in November he won the Australian Open and in December he took Tiger’s Hero Challenge. That’s not a season it’s a career for most golfers. Rory McIlroy turns up lame just when Spieth is reaching his zenith. If Rory can’t come back soon Spieth may just… Continue Reading

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Lydia Ko Gets It

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Lydia Ko continues to be one of the best stories in sport. The seventeen year old already has two worldwide wins and two second place finishes this season and seems to break another record each times she wins.  The youngest ever number one golfer continues to amaze us each time she shows up. But it just isn’t on the course where she impresses us. It’s off the course also. Each of Ko’s performances is marked with patience and maturity, two… Continue Reading

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A Legend at Seventeen?

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The Lydia Ko legend continues to grow. Is it possible to be a legend at seventeen? If so no one can better claim legend status than the diminutive Ko who won again this past weekend. Ko won the New Zealand Women’s Open for her tenth professional victory. She had won here in 2013 back in her “old” amateur days. She also won here in style, setting a course record in the third round with an historic 61. Critics may claim… Continue Reading

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Michelle Wie Helps McGarrett on Hawaii 5-0

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The LPGA is down under this week at the Women’s Australian Open. Ariya Jutanugarn, Ha Na Jang and world number one Lydia all share the lead at six under after round two at the marvelous Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Michelle Wie has decided to pass on the warm Aussie weather this week but that doesn’t mean she won’t make an appearance on our television screens. Michelle makes a cameo on tonight’s Hawaii 5-0 as she happens upon a struggling Steve… Continue Reading

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