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Our Links Life Golf Open Championship Picks

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It’s Open Championship week and the oldest and most intriguing of the majors wouldn’t be complete without the Links Life Golf Crew Open Championship Picks. The boys at Links Life Golf put hours and hours into researching their favorites at Royal Troon and have selected these fine golfers to become The Champion Golfer of the Year. Lil Skins is still alive for the Grand Slam with a win at the U.S. Open and a tie for first at The Masters.… Continue Reading

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Long, Interesting Day Sets Up Big Finish at Oakmont

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A long, crazy day at the U.S. Open came to an end with a stacked leaderboard filled with intriguing characters. Many players, including the leaders will be back on the Oakmont Country Club course at 7:00am to finish their rounds and that makes this final round on Sunday even more interesting. 1 Irishman Shane Lowry has a two shot lead with four holes left in round three and he’s looking for his first major.  He’s hitting fairways and making putts. … Continue Reading

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Another Tough Day at The Masters

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A funny thing happened on the way to that mano y mano matchup at The Masters between Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, a U.S. Open broke out. Augusta National played so very tough again today with gusty winds and firm greens players were shaking their heads all day as they missed fairways, greens and plenty of putts.  Only five players broke par today: Smylie Kaufman (69) who is in second place, Bernhard Langer (70), third place, Jason Day (71) T5,… Continue Reading

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Heroes & Zeroes at The PGA Championship

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It was a wild day at the 97th PGA Championship with record scores, flying clubs and a storm so fierce it forced play to be halted and even took down many of the structures on site including the Golf Channel’s “Live From” set. So the second round will be completed early Saturday and then the third should get underway about thirty minutes later. There was plenty of excitement at Whistling Straits long before that nasty weather blew in. Heroes: First… 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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Rory McIlroy & The Big Tease

by Jeff Skinner Rory McIlroy is a big tease. He played with us and Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia and everyone else who teed it up or watched The Open Championship from their couch. Rory started with a four stroke lead and the chatter was that it will be another run away win for the young man from Northern Ireland. He was going to streak out to a bigger lead and get another step closer to his third major victory.… Continue Reading

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A Summer Without Tiger Woods: An Opportunity

by Jeff Skinner As the golf season heats up both, figuratively and literally and heads into the summer we are faced with a summer without golf’s number one draw, Tiger Woods. No figure in the sport commands the audience that Woods does and his absence certainly will be a subject well discussed in depth until his return. And that is one of the issues facing golf today: the fascination with Tiger Woods. Golf World’s editor In Chief, Jaime Diaz addresses… Continue Reading

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Mark O’Meara Says “Stop Whining” At The Open Championship

by Jeff Skinner It was a crazy and controversial day at The Open Championship with players like Mickelson, Poulter and Dufner saying some greens and hole locations bordered on an unfair setup. But 1998 Champion Golfer of the year, Mark O’Meara was fine with the setup.  Of course he was…the 56 year old is this year’s Tom Watson.  He shot a stellar four under 67 and sits one back of the first round leader, Zach Johnson.  He said he didn’t… Continue Reading

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Packed Leaderboard at The Masters

by Jeff Skinner This is what we want in our majors.  This is what we dream of for The Masters.  A leaderboard so stacked, so jammed, and so packed with great players that tomorrow can’t come soon enough. (Click here for the full leaderboard.) On a windblown day at Augusta National that saw plenty of bogeys, doubles and worse when all was said and done the leaderboard was indeed worthy of this prized major championship. Last night the leaders went… Continue Reading

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Winds Wipe Out Tournament of Champions

by Jeff Skinner So much for the wonderful weather that usually greets the PGA Tour as they open their season at Kapalua.  The wind and rain were so bad that the PGA Tour bit the bullet and cancelled the first round of the Tournament of Champions. With the wind gusting to 50 mph balls were rolling off the greens and the officials determined that the conditions were unplayable.  Most disappointed player of the day has to be Webb Simpson who… Continue Reading

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