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Big Names Not the Way to Grow the Game at Olympics

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All right, I have to admit that Olympic fever is hitting yours truly. I have been addicted to NBC’s multiple platform broadcasts as I try to grab a little bit of all the competitions down in Rio. Sure, watching Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky and the swim team is great and those high flying, gravity defying gymnasts are amazing. And of course the beach volleyball is fun. How aren’t they covered in sand? But I am not limiting myself to the… Continue Reading

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Chambers Bay: More Fun Than Faults

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Fill in the blank. The 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay was _______. The answer certainly depends on who is responding. Some players might say it was a travesty. Some called it all tricked up. While the most popular cry was an indictment of the greens and some players were ready to indict Mike Davis who was the main man responsible for the controversial setup. If a ticket buying fan was filling in the blank the response might have been… Continue Reading

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Ramblings From The Easy Chair… Masters Edition

by G. Rennie The drama that unfolded at Augusta Sunday evening had me up and out of my chair, hollering like a fool in celebration of one great shot followed by another. The thrills provided by Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera down theĀ  back side of Augusta National and into the two playoff holes are what we’ve come to expect from the Championship that always delivers compelling competition. Their exploits have been well chronicled here and in other media outlets… Continue Reading

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