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Big Questions for 2017

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The 2017 golf season is here and as we golf fanatics look towards the future there are plenty of questions for the upcoming season. Jaime Diaz of Golf World poses a few of those in his piece,”Golf’s 10 Biggest Questions for 2017.” He starts off with who will be the best player and names a few of the top players as candidates but my money is on Rory McIlroy. I think Rors is fed up with all the attention placed… Continue Reading

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2017 Brings New Golf Deals

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Ah, 2017 has arrived and with it a new golf season. Sorry PGA Tour, the calendar still dictates to me when a new year begins not the slew of fall tournaments that are (in)conveniently assigned to the next year…that doesn’t work for me. This new year brings with it not only the fresh hopes of every golfer both pro and amateur but there have been a ton of new equipment and endorsement deals among the big names in the game.… Continue Reading

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Chip Shots from My Couch

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It’s official: I’ve played my last round of 2016.  Freezing temps have closed all the courses in the Hudson Valley and as I am writing this snow is falling outside.  But that didn’t stop me from walking a few holes today. Instead of a boring walk through the neighborhood I headed up to James Baird State Park, an old Robert Trent Jones design and choose to walk a few holes (without clubs) to get myself off the couch and maybe… 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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Youngsters Take Center Stage at the U.S. Women’s Open

PINEHURST, NC - JUNE 17:  A flagstick is seen on the first hole during a practice round prior to the start of the 69th U.S. Women's Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2 on June 17, 2014 in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

While the PGA Tour takes a very unusual but understandable week off due to the flooding in West Virginia, the best women in golf will have center stage as they vie for their toughest major of the year, the U.S. Women’s Open. The USGA has gathered the best female golfers in the world at CordeValle Golf Club in San Martin, Calif. Unlike the male version of this Open which makes regular stops in Cali this is the first time since… Continue Reading

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Brooke Henderson Tops Lydia Ko for 1st Major Championship

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For those sports fans that were busy watching the PGA Tour finish or the Stanley Cup Final or any of the dozen soccer games that were on and missed the finish of the LPGA’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship…well you missed a great one. Brooke Henderson made her way in and around, over and under all the trees at Sahalee Country Club to chase down Lydia Ko and earn her first major title and second LPGA Tour win. Ko who was… 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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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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10 Things I Think

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1. Jason Day is a beast, a beast with a great touch. He was blasting that driver so unbelievably long at the WGC-Match Play but showed great skill with his putter. Put those two together and you get back to back wins. 2. This tournament can be a nightmare for the networks and sponsors. So many years we have seen all the big names knocked out before the weekend and that can be distressing for the tour and its partners.… Continue Reading

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10 Things I Think & More

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1. It goes to show you…you never know in this game. While all of us are crowning the twenty-somethings as the new Big 3 Adam Scott comes through and shows us what a 35 year old can do on a tough course. On Saturday with a quadruple bogey on fifteen he looked to have lost his chance. But a determined attitude and a new confidence with his putter allowed him to fight back and win for the first time since… Continue Reading

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