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Patrick Reed Looking to Go All Beast Mode

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With the temps in the teens and the snow coming down here in the Hudson Valley watching the pros playing at Kapaula is a welcome sight and a tonic for my winter blues. Half of the 2016 winning American Ryder Cup Team is taking advantage of the wonderful Hawaiian weather so there was bound to be a few conversations concerning the overdue American triumph. Rex Hoggard of the Golf Channel spent a few minutes with the emotional heart of the… Continue Reading

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A Great Holiday Tradition: Prime Time Golf from Hawaii

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The past few weeks have been full of family, food and fun as our holiday traditions started in mid December and spread right through to early January. It has been great and another of our traditions takes center stage this week: prime time golf from Hawaii. Oh, how I have come to treasure the PGA Tour’s early start in paradise at the SBS Tournament of Champions. It’s just the fix needed for a golf starved, house bound fanatic. I am… Continue Reading

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Patrick Reed vs Rory McIlroy : An Historic, Dramatic Match

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The American Ryder Cup Team has finally broken Europe’s strangle hold on the Ryder Cup. For the first time since 2008 the Americans found a way to get out of its own way and beat a European team that always seemed to find a way to stifle the Americans. To a man each American player has said that this was a family of players, vice captains, caddies and others that found strength in each other and bought into repeat Captain… Continue Reading

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Patrick Reed Loves Playing In the Red, White & Blue

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In an instance of perfect timing Golf Digest has Barclays winner Patrick Reed on their September cover with Reed being his usual blunt self in their “My Shot” column with Guy Yocum. Reed clinched his 2016 Ryder Cup spot with Sunday’s win and despite his fifth PGA win he still plays with a large chip on his shoulder. And it might as well be painted red, white and blue. “… when Henrik Stenson and I were all square going into… Continue Reading

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Patrick Reed Wins The Barclays, Makes Ryder Cup

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Patrick Reed won big today at The Barclays as he overcame a two stroke deficit to win the first leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.  With the win Reed not only moves into first place in the FedEx Cup standings but he assures himself of a spot on this year’s Ryder Cup Team. Third round leader Rickie Fowler’s luck ran out on the back nine on Bethpage Black.  Fowler had managed 54 holes on the testing layout with just one… Continue Reading

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Jimmy Walker Holds Off Jason Day at PGA Championship

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Jimmy Walker continued the 2016 trend of first time major winners at the PGA Championship today with his one shot victory over defending champ Jason Day. Danny Willett started the season with his Masters win and Dustin Johnson captured the U.S. Open for his first major. Just two weeks ago Henrik Stenson dazzled at the Open Championship and today Walker made it a quartet of first time major winners. The last time we saw all four majors go to first… 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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Paul Azinger Comes Back to the Booth

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Good news for every golf fan: Paul Azinger is coming back to work. According to reports, first reported by Jaime Diaz, and he never gets it wrong, Azinger will be the new analyst for Fox Sports replacing the recently departed Greg Norman. “Zinger” is a voice dearly missed. He has a resume that few analysts can match: he is actually a winning former Ryder Cup Captain. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg that is Azinger. Azinger is a… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods a Ryder Cup Assistant Captain…Really?

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Flashback to 2014: Phil Mickelson shocks the golf world with is post Ryder Cup take down of captain Tom Watson. Before the press conference was over Mickelson was taking heat form both sides of the Atlantic. It was a shocking moment in Ryder Cup history. Shortly thereafter he PGA of America, determined to change the American Ryder Cup fortunes, appoint a Ryder Cup Task Force charged with the task of finding the European Team’s secret to dominating the cup. The… Continue Reading

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Ted Bishop: Phil Is the Boss of the Ryder Cup

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When former PGA President Ted Bishop was given the boot from the PGA after calling Ian Poulter a “lil girl” some may have thought that we had heard the last from the camera seeking Bishop. Well some guys don’t disappear that easy. Bishop, who never met a camera or microphone he didn’t like appears in the current issue of Sports Illustrated’s Golf+Digital as the author of his own article. The subject of his piece is his beloved Ryder Cup and… Continue Reading

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