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Brittany Lincicome Prevails at The ANA Inspiration

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Brittany Linciome won The ANA Inspiration with a par on the third playoff hole over good friend Stacy Lewis. The winning putt may have been in the playoff but the shot that won her the tournament was her second shot on eighteen during regulation. Her eagle tied her with Lewis and with Lewis unable to birdie the last off to the playoff they went. From AP: Brittany Lincicome ended up in Poppie’s Pond for the second time in her career… Continue Reading

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Lexi vs Rory in the “The Battle of the Bods” & More

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For those golf fans that think this week is the lull before the storm that is The Masters…think again. There are plenty of stories making the rounds and a ton of interesting battles going on right now. It’s not Ali vs. Frazier or even Pacquiao vs. Mayweather but it makes for some great fights. The ANA Inspiration vs. Shell Houston Open. First off is the fact that there is a major going on and the LPGA has opened the major… Continue Reading

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Lexi Thompson…Ready to Kick Some Ass

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You’ll be hearing Lexi Thompson’s name a lot this weekend as she defends her title at the season’s first major, the ANA Inspiration. But even if Lexi isn’t able to defend and earn her second major championship I have a feeling she’ll be in the news a lot this week. Take a look at the latest cover from Golf Digest. May’s issue is the annual fitness issue and Lexi is this year’s cover girl. Lexi follows Holly Sonders and Paulina… Continue Reading

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Ladies Trying to Make a Splash at First Major

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For all of us so desperately waiting for The Masters we get a great distraction this week as the ladies of the LPGA Tour open up the major season at the ANA Inspiration in Rancho Mirage California.  It may have a new name but what formerly was the Kraft, The Kraft Nabisco, The Colgate Dinah Shore, The Nabisco Dinah Shore among other names still remains the first major of the year and for old timers will forever be “The Dinah”.… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods Goes Back to the Future

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The first week of December is an odd time for there to be any truly compelling golf news. It really doesn’t matter what time of year it is because when Tiger Woods tees it up it is always big news. For the first time in four months Tiger will tee it up as he plays host at his Hero World Challenge at Isleworth Country Club.   Seventeen other golfers will welcome Woods back tomorrow but the world will be watching Woods… Continue Reading

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Check Out This Amazing 3-Year Old Golfer…AMAZING!

by Jeff Skinner Golf isn’t an easy game. Anyone who has tried this sport with any conviction can certainly attest to that. There is always at least one time during my round I wonder why I even took up this crazy game. And after a few seconds I always come back to the fact that I love to play. Little Tommy Morrissey loves to play golf too. The 3-year old from Lindwood, New Jersey loves the game like all of… Continue Reading

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Anchoring Ban Power Play…PGA Tour vs USGA

by Jeff Skinner The old saying goes “The best defense is a good offense.”  Tim Finchem knows a thing or two about going on the offensive.  Finchem’s calculated dressing down of the USGA and the R&A on national television has resulted in a face-off between the ruling bodies and the PGA Tour. When the USGA and the R&A instituted the “comment period” I doubt they envisioned the PGA Tour balking and certainly never imagined that Finchem would make it so… Continue Reading

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Time for Redemption

by G. Rennie Let’s play some golf, please! It’s been a long week full of hot air and bluster from all the interested parties that surround the two Ryder Cup teams. At last, this orgy of talk will turn into a bonanza of match play golf at its most tense. Bring it on. Absent from the war of wagging tongues, the two Ryder Cup captains have been extremely low key, engaged in a calm conversation with the media and ever… Continue Reading

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Patrick Cantlay’s Wild Summer Vacation

by Jeff Skinner When  amateur Patrick Cantlay gets back to UCLA in the fall he’ll have some stories to tell when he’s asked how he spent his summer vacation. After finishing second at the NCAA Championship the nineteen year old won the Jack Nicklaus Award as College Player of the Year.  He also was named Freshman of the Year (Phil Mickelson Award) and he was named Golf Week’s Player of the Year.  Quite a first year at college for the… Continue Reading

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