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My Scotland Adventure

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I am finally coming back down to earth after my two week trip to Scotland. And I don’t like it. My brother and I had two unbelievable weeks in the home of golf and being back in the real world isn’t cutting it. Frankly…it sucks. But I have figured out Flickr and have started to upload some pics and videos there so I can share our trip with my readers. Click here for my Flickr Pics. We spent a week… Continue Reading

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Tiger Says “There was blood all over the place”

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Tiger Woods spoke to the media today as he returns to play at the Waste Management Open. Woods seemed more relaxed than usual at the microphone and even cracked a joke or two. Of course his missing tooth at Lindsey Vonn’s ski championship was a hot topic and in explaining he said he was trying to be inconspicuous but he did acknowledge that there aren’t many “brown dudes at ski races.”  He is sticking to his story about a videographer… Continue Reading

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Tiger, Allenby, Belichick & Brady: Really Hard to Believe

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It is tough being a sports fan today. It seems the headlines are full of items that are questioning the honesty and character of our sports heroes. It may be a sign of the times where everything is public domain and athletes have no privacy or it may be the fact that these men have become so entitled that they feel they can do anything with no consequences.  Tiger Woods’ missing tooth is the subject of much discussion lately. Team… Continue Reading

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Kaymer Leads at Pinehurst…and More

by Jeff Skinner It was an adventurous day at the 114th U.S Open at Pinehurst, for me and the players. I finally got a chance to see the restoration and it didn’t disappoint. It’s an impressive course even from outside the rope. For most of the day it looked like one or two under would hold up for the lead but Martin Kaymer, who just went through his own “restoration” project, pulled away from the field for a thee stroke… Continue Reading

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U.S. Open History…Start Here

by Jeff Skinner U.S. Open Countdown: 23 days As the U.S. Open at Merion grows closer you may want to bone up on your U.S. Open history or just relive some of the greatest moments in golf.  Here are three books that should be able to get you through to the Open. Who know more about the U.S. Open than the folks at the USGA?  No one I suspect and the first book is from three of the USGA’s own. … Continue Reading

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Holly Sonders, Perfect “Fit” On Golf Digest Cover

by Jeff Skinner The folks at Golf Digest have taken a page from The Golf Channel, many pages in fact.  The May issue features The Golf Channel’s Holly Sonders as their cover girl. It’s their Fitness Issue and indeed Sonders is fit and Golf Digest takes great effort to show just how fit she is. Sonders won a NCAA National Championship while playing at Michigan State and has parlayed her”fitness” into a prime gig on The Golf Channel’s Morning Drive… Continue Reading

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Peter Dawson Defends Old Course Changes…Again

by Jeff Skinner As the work at St. Andrews continues so does the debate about the work and the way the whole thing was handled.  Unrelenting in his disdain for the changes and the powers that initiated them is Geoff Shackelford.   His blog, Geoff Shackelford.com is ground zero for all things St. Andrews and the recent changes going on there. He posted a scathing blog about Peter Dawson’s recent defense of why the announcement came as late as it did. … Continue Reading

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