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A Crazy Sports Weekend & Those Damn Patriots

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It was a wild weekend for golf as we saw some big names earn wins around the globe. I spent too much time watching the Golf Channel at all hours of the night hoping to catch some great golf and I wasn’t disappointed. First up was ’17 Masters champ Sergio Garcia with a five shot win at the Asian Tour’s SMBC Singapore Open. Sergio is riding high as he carries that green jacket around and has a new-found confident, relaxed… Continue Reading

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Team Europe Wins the Run Up to the Cup

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How can the team that has won 8 of the last 10 Ryder Cups be cast as the underdog in this Cup? How can the team that has a 3 straight winning streak not be the favorite? How can the team that’s won 2 of the last 3 contests on foreign soil be touted to lose when they once again play in the USA? It beats me. But I need to come up with some explanation. The conventional wisdom looks… 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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Mo’ Money…Spieth Tops Golf Digest’s Money List

Each week we golf fans watch as professional golfers play on the world’s best courses for some massive weekly paychecks. Yes, it’s about competition and trying to be world number one but as is said in most every aspect of business… it is all about the Benjamins. Many of us like to play for a few bucks on the course but our five dollar Nassau pales in comparison to what those guys that make a living on the course play… Continue Reading

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Ramblings From the Easy Chair

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The 2016 PGA Tour season is finally underway with the Hyundai Tournament of Champions having just wrapped up four glorious sun filled days on the slopes of The Kapalua Plantation Course. I’ve always looked forward to that first week of January golf beamed direct from those lush fairways with incomparable views from the shores of Maui of humpbacks lolling about in the coves. And across the way the impressive hills of Molakai, as mysterious and marvelous a place as any… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth Finishes Season as Fedex Cup Champion

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The long PGA Tour season came to a fitting end yesterday as Jordan Spieth capped off his amazing year with a win at the Tour Championship. Spieth out played and out putted an over matched Henrik Stenson on Bobby Jones’ East Lake course to finish off the FedEx Cup Playoffs with his fifth win of the season. This has been the “Season of Jordan” as the twenty-two year old has captivated us all season by first winning The Masters and… Continue Reading

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Rory, Jordan & Jason…Next Man Up

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As I watched Jason Day run away from the field at The Barclays I couldn’t help but think what a wonderful story it is for him and the game he plays. Day’s journey from troublesome teenager to golf great has to be one of the feel good stories of the season. A rags to riches story that has Day at the pinnacle of his beloved sport. It’s great for Day but even better for golf. With comrades in arms Jordan… Continue Reading

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Jordan Spieth for President

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Jordan Spieth may have come up short at the PGA Championship as Jason Day muscled his way to his first major win but Spieth reaped a reward of a different nature. Yes we all know he took the top spot in the Official World Golf Rankings but there is more. A grass roots movement has started and it’s gaining traction across the country: Jordan Spieth for President. And I’m all for it. Fans were seen all over Whistling Straits promoting… Continue Reading

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Spieth Moves to World No.1

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Jordan Spieth fell short of a win at the PGA Championship today but he did get a pleasant consolation prize: he’s now the number one golfer in the world. Spieth has had a phenomenal season with four wins including The Masters and the U.S. Open. His dream of the Grand Slam died at the Open Championship and today he barely missed his chance to become the first golfer to win all the majors played on American soil. Well, “barely missed”… Continue Reading

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Jordan or Bubba?

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The PGA Tour swings into New Orleans for the Zurich Classic this week and while the rest of the tour battles the humidity and the alligators Jordan Spieth will be enjoying a hard earned rest. He’s still the golfer with the most buzz flying around him right now and he’s reached the finals of Golf.com’s “Best American Golfer Bracket.”  Spieth and his Masters winning buddy Bubba Watson are the final matchup and they are asking fans to vote for who… Continue Reading

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