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No Tin Cup Here…Tommy Two Gloves Wins

by Jeff Skinner It reads like a Hollywood script: an unknown golfer with a homemade swing and a catchy nickname comes from nowhere to do battle with the best golfers in the world.  Only this time it wasn’t a movie and the leading man didn’t miss his chance at a life changing victory. Unlike Roy McAvoy in Tin Cup, Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey shot the round of his life on Sunday to win his first PGA Tour event at the… Continue Reading

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USGA Looking to Ban the “Anchored Stroke”

by Jeff Skinner President Obama and Mitt Romney aren’t the only ones making the rounds to push their ideas to the rank and file.  USGA Executive Director Mike Davis spent some time yesterday presenting the USGA’s case on long putters to the PGA Tour Policy Board. Davis and his counterparts at the R & A have been dropping hints all summer that an announcement concerning the long/belly putter would come before the end of this year.  According to Alex Miceli… Continue Reading

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Ben Crane Wins on Sunday & Monday

by Jeff Skinner So Ben Crane wasn’t really that motivated to play in the McGladrey Classic this week.  He had a few things on his mind, like his wife having another baby today.  The Crane’s are scheduled to have their third child today with a c-section in Dallas.  Crane was very close to not starting at Sea Island due to his wife’s pregnancy. So maybe you can possibly understand that Crane had no idea where in was in the standings… Continue Reading

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Webb Simpson Closes In On Money Title

by Jeff Skinner Webb Simpson was quite open about his desire to win the PGA Tour Money Title.  He hadn’t planned to play in the McGladrey Classic but he trails Luke Donald in the money race.  So he decided to play and a good finish here will give the two time winner the lead and may just give him the title. Simpson got off to a great start with a 7 under 63 that gave him a share of the… Continue Reading

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Great Golf Continues

So you thought that the Ryder Cup signaled the end of the golf season.  No way! There is still plenty of golf left to be played.  All the tours are in action this week, some with their stars, some without. Davis Love III is hosting the PGA Tour at his home on Sea Island, Georgia at the newest PGA Tour stop The McGladrey Classic. Matt Kuchar, Zach Johnson and Davis give the event a little Ryder Cup feel. The Seniors… Continue Reading

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The Masters Can Show Some Love to Davis

by Jeff Skinner It’s the week before The Masters and the field is set except for one very coveted spot.  The winner of the Shell Houston Open will get the last remaining space in the field for The 2010 Masters.  Davis Love III is in the same position he was last year.  Having not yet qualified under one of the criteria that The Masters selection committee uses to determine the field, Love will have to win this week.  He’ll have… Continue Reading

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