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Rory’s Little Change Goes A Long Way

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When players are slumping, and slumping is a relative term, they are searching for that magic fix. Unfortunately in most occasions that “fix” can take months to finally take hold so a player can dig himself out of his slump. Not so for Rory McIlroy. He won the Deutsche Bank Championship today after making a few changes over the weekend. He surged from six shots back of Paul Casey to earn his twelfth PGA Tour win and put a new… Continue Reading

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Patrick Reed Loves Playing In the Red, White & Blue

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In an instance of perfect timing Golf Digest has Barclays winner Patrick Reed on their September cover with Reed being his usual blunt self in their “My Shot” column with Guy Yocum. Reed clinched his 2016 Ryder Cup spot with Sunday’s win and despite his fifth PGA win he still plays with a large chip on his shoulder. And it might as well be painted red, white and blue. “… when Henrik Stenson and I were all square going into… Continue Reading

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Patrick Reed Wins The Barclays, Makes Ryder Cup

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Patrick Reed won big today at The Barclays as he overcame a two stroke deficit to win the first leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.  With the win Reed not only moves into first place in the FedEx Cup standings but he assures himself of a spot on this year’s Ryder Cup Team. Third round leader Rickie Fowler’s luck ran out on the back nine on Bethpage Black.  Fowler had managed 54 holes on the testing layout with just one… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth Finishes Season as Fedex Cup Champion

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The long PGA Tour season came to a fitting end yesterday as Jordan Spieth capped off his amazing year with a win at the Tour Championship. Spieth out played and out putted an over matched Henrik Stenson on Bobby Jones’ East Lake course to finish off the FedEx Cup Playoffs with his fifth win of the season. This has been the “Season of Jordan” as the twenty-two year old has captivated us all season by first winning The Masters and… Continue Reading

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Rory, Jordan & Jason…Next Man Up

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As I watched Jason Day run away from the field at The Barclays I couldn’t help but think what a wonderful story it is for him and the game he plays. Day’s journey from troublesome teenager to golf great has to be one of the feel good stories of the season. A rags to riches story that has Day at the pinnacle of his beloved sport. It’s great for Day but even better for golf. With comrades in arms Jordan… Continue Reading

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“Let’s Go Streaking” Jason Day Wins at The Barclays

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For so many of us golf is a difficult, frustrating game that can drive a golfer to their breaking point. Then there’s Jason Day. Day made golf look so very easy today as he cruised to a six shot win at The Barclays. His eight under 62 left second place finisher Henrik Stenson and the rest of the playoff fun bunch in the dust as he cruised to his third win in his last four tournaments. Three victories in four… Continue Reading

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Phil’s Showing Off Again

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Phil Mickelson has all the shots. In fact he has some shots no one else has and wouldn’t ever think of trying in competition. But then most golfers aren’t Phil. This is typical Phil. At The Barclays he’s kind of back in the pack and out of reach of the leaders so when he gets a chance to show off he grabs it. Phil wants us all to know that he can do things with a golf ball that others… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth Misses Cut…Stuff Happens

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The sky is not falling. The world isn’t coming an end. Jordan Spieth just missed a cut. Spieth struggled to an opening round 74 at The Barclays and couldn’t get on track with a 73 today. Stuff happens. And it is not like it was even close. Spieth went out in a blaze of glory, five shots off the cut line and to add insult to injury he incurred a penalty on the twelfth when he stepped on his own… Continue Reading

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Another Reason We Love Jordan Spieth

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Tim Finchem’s baby, The FedEx Cup Playoffs start tomorrow with The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club in New Jersey. World number one Jordan Spieth leads the top 125 PGA Tour golfers (minus two) in the chase for the FedEx Cup and a bonus check of $10,000,000 to the winner. Spieth sits comfortably in first place of the points race but the format has changed this year with the tour hoping for a little less volatility in the final weeks. So… Continue Reading

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Players, Not PGA Will Determine Love’s Fate

2016 United States Ryder Cup Team Captain Announced

It’s déjà vu all over again. The PGA of America officially announced that Davis Love III would captain the 2016 Ryder Cup Team in an attempt to regain the cup from the dominating European Team. If it feels like we have been here before it is because we have. Love came into the 2012 captaincy with all the optimism and confidence that every captain professes before the matches. Love was a successful captain crafting a 10-6 lead going into Sunday… Continue Reading

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