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Saturday Swing Tip: Drive It Like Lee Trevino

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Not every golfer has the perfect swing…we all just try to get the ball in the hole.  Lee Trevino made a pretty good living with a homemade swing that would make some of today’s teachers cringe. His unorthodox swing got him into the Hall of Fame, six major championships and in Jack’s pocket plenty of times.  No one got the best of Jack in the majors more than the Merry Mex. Listen as he tells us his secret to solid… Continue Reading

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Match Play at The Open Championship

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The Open Championship started on Thursday with 156 golfers, hopeful golfers. Hopeful that come Sunday evening as as the sun slipped into the Firth of Clyde that their name would be called as Champion Golfer of the Year. Well, despite what the talking heads may say this Open Championship has come down to just two golfers. 154 golfers have essentially been eliminated. Yes, there is still eighteen holes yet to play but Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson have separated themselves… Continue Reading

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Ernie Els: Not Always Easy for “The Big Easy”

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Ernie Els has had an amazing career. The four time major winner returns to the scene of his first major win this week at Oakmont Country Club. Els won his first U.S. Open at 24 in a playoff here and has since earned entry into the Hall of Fame. He’s won all around the world and to outsiders looked to have been living a charmed life. He played hard and partied with the best of them. His large frame and… Continue Reading

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Major Week at The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

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It’s another major championship this week as the LPGA Tour moves to Sahalee Country Club in Washington for their second major of the season. Inbee Park is the three time defending champion and a win would put her in the LPGA Hall of Fame. But a wrist injury has kept her from performing her best and caused her to withdraw from her last two events. Lydia Ko won the first major of the season at the ANA Inspiration and with… Continue Reading

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No Worries…Jordan Spieth Is In Good Company

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While Jason Day spent the weekend winning The PLAYERS and padding his lead over Jordan Spieth in the Official World Golf Rankings much of the golf world was wondering “What’s happened to Jordan?” Stuff happens…in life and in golf. Spieth’s play at The PLAYERS was indeed surprisingly poor but let’s not push the panic button just yet. Jaime Diaz of Golf World is pretty sure Spieth will be all right and he chronicles how all the big names in golf… Continue Reading

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Ramblings From the Easy Chair: Masters Day 3

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A touch of Class- As two time Masters Champion Tom Watson closed out his competitive career at Augusta National on Friday afternoon the membership of this most exclusive club was out in force to wish him well and express their gratitude for his contributions to their tournament. Most conspicuous of all at eighteen green, in their Augusta Green Jackets, were Billy Paine and Joe Ford, the chairman and vice- chairman of the club. A fitting, classy send off to a… Continue Reading

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Lydia Ko Earns 2nd Major Championship

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Lydia Ko just keeps on doing the impossible. Ko became the LPGA’s youngest two time major champion when she won her second consecutive major championship at the ANA Inspiration. Ko is just 18 years and 11 month’s old but has the resume worthy of the Hall of Fame. This is her 12th LPGA victory and she will remain atop the Rolex World Rankings for the 24th straight week. Ko started the final round one shot back of Lexi Thompson but… Continue Reading

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Si Ri Pak Ready for a New Life

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Si Ri Pak has announced that the 2016 season will be her last playing on the LPGA Tour. Pak has fashioned a hall of fame career with 25 LPGA Titles and five major championships. But her impact goes far beyond her world class statistics. Pak burst on the the scene in 1998 as a rookie when she won four tournaments including two majors, the McDonald’s LPGA Championship and the U.S. Women’s Open. That season was the spark that ignited an… Continue Reading

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Ten Things I Think

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1.  It may have been lost in a weekend of world wide golf but cheers to Peter Senior for becoming the oldest ever winner of the Australian Masters. Senior who is 56 and a Champions Tour player beat a bunch of youngsters half his age for his third Masters title. Let’s hear it for the old guys. 2.  Rory McIlroy is about half Senior’s age and it was great to see him back in good form with his win in… Continue Reading

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Kerr, Ko & Park: All Winners at the CME Group Tour Championship

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Sunday was one dramatic day for the LPGA Tour. All year their players vie for points in the Race to the CME Globe and it all came down to the last hole on the last day of the last tournament of the season. It was all Mike Whan and his team could want and three of his biggest names all did their best to finish the season with one big bang. Teenage sensation Lydia Ko and Inbee Park had battled… Continue Reading

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