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Mike McGraw: New Home, New Attitude, Still Winning

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I remember watching the NCAA Final last season as the University of Alabama completed its back to back championship run. It was pretty compelling stuff as the young men on both Alabama and Oklahoma State left it all on the course. One of the most interesting aspects of the match was the fact that the former Head Golf Coach at OK ST. was now coaching at Alabama as an assistant. Ryan Lavner of the Golf Channel pens a wonderful piece… Continue Reading

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A Love Story: Stacy Lewis & Arkansas

by Jeff Skinner The dream season on the LPGA Tour continued yesterday at the WalMart NW Arkansas Championship. Michelle Wie was the story early in the week with back to back 66’s but the week of celebration may have took its toll on the 2014 U.S. Open champion as she faded with a 73 and toppled down the leaderboard. But that left the stage open for a host of players to make a charge. And charge they did. Angela Stanford… Continue Reading

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Erik Compton, Not Out of Anything Yet

by Jeff Skinner All week we have been carrying on about the new and improved Pinehurst and how the top players in the world will adjust to the different kind of U.S. Open that they have been presented with. Some haven’t received the new setup well and missed playing the weekend. Others, most notably Martin Kaymer who has a 5 stroke lead have adapted their games quite well. But today wasn’t just about birdies (scarce) and bogeys (plentiful). Erik Compton… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth Belongs on The Presidents Cup Team

by Jeff Skinner Jordan Spieth, the latest phenom on the PGA Tour this year, will be looking to make more history this week as the FedEx Cup Playoffs kick off at The Barclays. As if the just turned twenty year old needs to prove anything else.  He already has had the kind of season that many players can only dream of.  He starts with no status of any kind, plays on sponsor’s exemptions and parlays his starts into PGA Tour… Continue Reading

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Interesting Threesome Finishes at Valero

by Jeff Skinner As the PGA Tour moves on to Bourbon Street and the smile slowly leaves Ben Curtis’ face we should take a minute to reflect on the finish at The Valero Texas Open.  Ben Curtis, Matt Every and John Huh not only conspired to give us an exciting finish but each of them has their own “feel good” finish to be proud of. First of all, each one of them would have liked to putt a bit better… Continue Reading

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A New Tour For Billy Hurley III

by Jeff Skinner The Sony Open was more than the first full field event of the PGA Tour season.  For many players it was “the first day of the rest of their lives.”  Mixed in with all the veteran faces that graced Waialae Country Club were some new ones making their debut as full fledged tour members. Billy Hurley III is one of the new tour members that made his way onto the tour via the Nationwide Tour Money List. … Continue Reading

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