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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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Major Champion, Major Surprise, Mo Martin Wins Women’s British Open

by Jeff Skinner In the biggest surprise in major championship golf this season Mo Martin bettered a slew of major champions to capture the Ricoh Women’s British Open. It is the 31 year old Symetra Tour veteran’s (six seasons) first LPGA Tour win and she did it with her greatest shot of her career. It was a difficult day at Royal Birkdale as the wind challenged every shot and pars were to be cherished all day. Players struggled with what… Continue Reading

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Lizette Salas: American Dream on the LPGA Tour

by Jeff Skinner Lizette Salas finally found a way to win on the LPGA Tour. After two seasons of near misses in half a dozen tournaments the second year LPGA player nailed down her first tour win at the Kingsmill Championship Presented by JTBC. Salas had blown leads, chunked shots, been outplayed and lost in a playoff before this win but there would be no denying her on Sunday. A good way to win is to start with a three… Continue Reading

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Interesting Threesome Finishes at Valero

by Jeff Skinner As the PGA Tour moves on to Bourbon Street and the smile slowly leaves Ben Curtis’ face we should take a minute to reflect on the finish at The Valero Texas Open.  Ben Curtis, Matt Every and John Huh not only conspired to give us an exciting finish but each of them has their own “feel good” finish to be proud of. First of all, each one of them would have liked to putt a bit better… Continue Reading

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Thoughts from the Rough, Deep Rough

by Jeff Skinner Am I the only one that had enough of the Tavistock Cup?  Yes, it is nice to see golf, good golf, but this event has run its course if you ask me.  The celebration of excess that surrounds this two day party is just a bit much for me.  When they first started televising this “club championship” it was a kick to see the pros in a more relaxed atmosphere at their own clubs, no matter how… Continue Reading

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