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Team Europe Wins the Run Up to the Cup

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How can the team that has won 8 of the last 10 Ryder Cups be cast as the underdog in this Cup? How can the team that has a 3 straight winning streak not be the favorite? How can the team that’s won 2 of the last 3 contests on foreign soil be touted to lose when they once again play in the USA? It beats me. But I need to come up with some explanation. The conventional wisdom looks… Continue Reading

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Jimenez Cards Another Ace, Sets Euro Tour Record

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The Coolest Guy in Golf has done it again.  Miguel Angel Jimenez or Keegan’s Sparring Partner as some may call him, is in the history books again for making his 10th hole in one on the European Tour. The popular Spaniard aced the par three second hole during the third round of the BMW PGA Championship. It’s his third ace of the season and his second in back to back tournaments. It’s just another reason he’s the coolest guy in… 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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Ted Bishop: I Got a Raw Deal

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Former PGA president Ted Bishop should be working on getting his 45 hole Legends Golf Club ready for next season. If all went as planned at last fall’s Ryder Cup he would have been riding a high for a very long time. But the ass whipping taken by the Americans at the hands of those pesky Europeans screwed up Ted’s plans. Then came the Tweet that brought down the President. After spending the day with Nick Faldo at the Greenbrier… Continue Reading

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1993 Ryder Cup: Watson’s Win

by Jeff Skinner The year was 1993 and a young Tom Watson was the captain that led his American Ryder Cup Team to victory. Watson is back at the helm for this year’s Ryder Cup and is counting on a repeat performance as a winning captain. Amazingly, Watson’s ’93 win was the last time the Americans were able to claim the cup on foreign soil. Here’s a flashback of that victory. Maybe the Americans can use it for some inspiration… Continue Reading

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10 Things I Think

by Jeff Skinner  1.  After a wild week at Trump National Doral I think it is safe to say that the combination of The Donald’s Money and Gil Hanse’s Talent produced   a new, challenging and memorable golf course.   Sure there is a bit of tweaking needed and Gil & Trump will make them but to think that all those changes came in less than one year is impressive. 2.  They may have crowned the winner on Sunday buy my favorite… Continue Reading

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Forecast: More Snow, No Golf

by Jeff Skinner Another wonderful day in the Northeast!  Cold and snow…right now we are in the middle of our millionth snow storm of the season with predictions of 7-15 inches with some ice for good measure.  Someone tell me why I continue to live through this torture called winter. I’ll try and get through the day with The Morning Drive, The Euro Tour’s Africa Open and the Olympic coverage.  Bring on the Curling.  Curling Rocks!  

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The Ageless Miguel Angel Jimenez Wins Again

by Jeff Skinner The Coolest Guy in Golf just keeps getting cooler.  Miguel Angel Jimenez broke his own record as the oldest winner on the European Tour with his win at the Hong Kong Open.  The 49 year old wins for the fourth time in Hong Kong.  He previously won in it  2004, ’07 and ’13.  It’s his 20th career Euro Tour win and he just keeps getting better. From Wire Reports:  HONG KONG – Defending champion Miguel Angel Jimenez won… Continue Reading

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