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Happy Birthday Jack Nicklaus

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The Golden Bear turns 77 today and his plans are to play a little tennis, not golf and chill with the family. Sounds like a fine plan to me. As good as Jack was executing his shots on the course many say his real advantage was the mental side of his game. Jack’s ability to focus and maintain his game plan won him many a major. When Jack was at his best the saying went,’when Nicklaus stood on the tee… Continue Reading

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Justin Thomas: Racking Up Wins & Records

HONOLULU, HI - JANUARY 15:  Justin Thomas of the United States celebrates with the trophy after winning the Sony Open In Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 15, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Justin Thomas continued to be the man on the PGA Tour this year as he set all kinds of records in his win at the Sony Open. Thomas made it a Hawaiian Double with wins at both the SBS Tournament of Champions and the Sony. And he did it in style becoming the youngest player to shoot 59, followed it with a 64 and then put up matching 65’s on the weekend to win by seven shots . In doing… Continue Reading

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UL International Crown Kicks Off Big Weeks for Women’s Golf

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As we all still nurse our Open Championship hangovers the women of the golf world start a streak of important tournaments. Thursday 32 of the worlds best will tee it up in the UL International Crown in a eight team format, that’s something the Olympics should have tried…a team format. Then a quick trip across to England where they will compete in the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Woburn Golf & Country Club in Milton Keynes, England. After a weeks… Continue Reading

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Jenny Shin Breaks Through for First LPGA Win

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It may have taken longer than she had wanted but Jenny Shin finally captured her first LPGA win at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout. Shin, 23 first turned pro in 2010 and started on the LPGA in 2011 was able to finally earn her win in her 133rd start. She’s another of the North Koreans that have been dominating the LPGA recently but Shin’s story has a different twist. She started playing golf at nine and her parents decided… Continue Reading

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Spieth, Paramor and Slow Play

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Jordan Spieth is used to making headlines. In 2015 his Grand Slam Chase had him front and center on every media outlet. This year is no different. He lapped the field with his win at the Tournament of Champions and is the feature attraction at the European Tour’s Abu Dhabi Championship. Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler were the main event in round one and once again Spieth dominated the headlines. But it wasn’t for his round of 4 under… Continue Reading

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Report: Golf Is Growing, Not In U.S.

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For the past few years we’ve have been bombarded with reports of how golf is dying. That there are fewer players picking up the game and those regular players are playing less. Course closings out number course openings and the game is old, stale and slow so it will never appeal to this generation that demands instant gratification. Well all hope is not lost for the game of golf. According to a report by the National Golf Foundation, funded by… Continue Reading

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Lahiri, Kim, Goydos & Day, Winners All

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It was a long Sunday of golf watching for us fans of the great, but most aggravating of games. The action started early on The Golf Channel with coverage of the European Tour’s Maybank Malaysian Open. The stage was set for Bernd Wiesberger to claim his third Euro Tour win but he stumbled to a two over 74. That opened the door and a young, rookie fresh out of qualifying school. India’s Anirban lahiri stepped up and cared a solid… Continue Reading

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Tiger, Allenby, Belichick & Brady: Really Hard to Believe

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It is tough being a sports fan today. It seems the headlines are full of items that are questioning the honesty and character of our sports heroes. It may be a sign of the times where everything is public domain and athletes have no privacy or it may be the fact that these men have become so entitled that they feel they can do anything with no consequences.  Tiger Woods’ missing tooth is the subject of much discussion lately. Team… 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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