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U.S. Solheim Cup…Mallon Surprises With Michelle Wie

by Jeff Skinner The U.S. Solheim Team has been finalized and Captain Meg Mallon will be trying to get her charges in top form for the August 16th-18th matches at the Colorado Golf Club. Mallon’s team features the top American golfers who battled all year to earn points with the top eight players gaining an automatic slot.  Current British Open Champion and America’s best golfer, Stacy Lewis led the points total followed by Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Angela Stanford, Brittany… Continue Reading

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Painful Day at The Honda for Rory McIlroy

by Jeff Skinner Another chapter in a very strange golf season was written at the Honda Classic today when defending champion Rory McIlroy walked off the course.  Rory was spraying it all over, was seven over through eight holes and after he dumped his approach to eighteen in the water he packed it in. Reports were that he told nearby reporters that he was fine physically but he said he was “not in a good place mentally.”  As the golfing… Continue Reading

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Super Sunday for Mickelson….Super Year?

by Jeff Skinner It was another great day in the desert for Phil Mickelson.  Nobody rules in the desert like Phil.  Mickelson graduated from Arizona State and made his home here for a dozen years.  While at school and still an amateur he won the Northern Telecom Open (Tucson) and has been beloved by the fans ever since. Phil was up to his old tricks yesterday at The Waste Management Phoenix Open as he let his six stroke lead melt… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods All Smiles After Another Torrey Win

by Jeff Skinner Chalk up number 75 for Tiger Woods as his win at The Farmers Insurance Open leaves him only seven wins short of the all time PGA Tour winner, Sam Snead.  Tiger may have stumbled down the stretch but when it takes 3 hours and 45 minutes to play eleven holes you can understand a lapse in concentration, even from him. The PGA Tour has the magic formula to get Tiger smiling: Amanda Ballionis.  Tiger hasn’t smiled that… Continue Reading

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Kaymer & McDowell End Droughts with Wins

by Jeff Skinner Martin Kaymer knew his game was getting better, even before he sunk the putt that clinched the Ryder Cup for his European Team.  The former world number one, who hadn’t won a tournament in over a year had told his caddie that winning every year was his goal.  The Nedbank Golf Challenge was his last chance at achieving that goal and with a three under par 69 he came from behind to get back in the victory… Continue Reading

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The Good and Bad at The Open Championship.

by Jeff Skinner The Good… Even though many big names were sent packing early the leaderboard is packed with big guns, proven veterans and new meat. Sixty two year old Tom Watson makes birdie on the last to make the cut.  All those hot shots that missed the cut should learn from Watson, The Links Master.  There’s more to links golf than 300 yard drives. Tiger Woods playing well and contending is always a good thing for golf.  Hate him… Continue Reading

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There is Crying in Golf

by Jeff Skinner We’ve seen Bubba Watson everywhere this week as he made all the rounds as the new Masters Champion.  Bubba hasn’t been able to hold back the tears each time his dad, wife or new child is mentioned.   And that’s great, Bubba is an emotional individual and there’s nothing wrong with showing it. We’ve seen plenty of golfers cry after their wins.  It’s a realization of dreams coming true and at the same time they’re remembering all the… Continue Reading

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