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Saturday Swing Tip: To Putt Like Jordan, Practice Like Jordan

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Jordan Spieth seems to be the best putter in the world right now, no matter where he plays.  It doesn’t matter if it’s in Hawaii, the mainland or Singapore, Jordan rules with the flatstick. But he wasn’t born with that silky smooth putting stroke.  He has refined it with plenty of practice. Try this drill to putt like The Golden Child and you’ll be on your way to dropping more putts.

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Park Holds Off Ko & Lewis at HSBC Champions

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Oh, what may have been. The LPGA’s final round of the HSBC Women’s Champions was poised for a major showdown. The top three female golfers in the world sat a few strokes apart and were paired together in the final group. Inbee Park (2) had a two shot lead over Lydia Ko (1) and Stacy Lewis (3) at the start of round four. With the three of them so tightly packed on the scoreboard and on the course the stage… Continue Reading

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Paula Creamer’s Miracle Putt

by Jeff Skinner It wasn’t the “shot heard round the world.”  But for Paula Creamer it is.  America’s golfing sweetheart sank an incredible 75 foot eagle putt to beat Azahara Munoz in a playoff and win the HSBC Women’s Champions. Maybe we’ll call it the “shot from the other side of the world.”  After all, Singapore is a hefty plane ride from the states but Creamer doesn’t mind.  In fact she has gushed about loving her trips to Asia and… Continue Reading

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Huge Win for Young Matteo Manassero

From European Tour.com Italy’s Matteo Manassero became the youngest ever winner of the BMW PGA Championship as he claimed his fourth European Tour title at the age of 20 on the fourth hole of a sudden-death play-off. Manassero, Scotland’s Marc Warren and 2010 champion Simon Khan went into extra holes after finishing tied on 10 under par at Wentworth Club, with Khan setting the clubhouse target after a closing 66 that no one could overtake. “I feel unbelievable, really emotional,”… Continue Reading

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Stacy Lewis Gets No Respect

by Jeff Skinner Somewhere Stacy Lewis’ ears are ringing.  And maybe her face is a bit red and she’s taking a deep breath and counting to ten, or at least she should be. Today marks another day that the best American golfer on the LPGA continues to get disrespected.  The boys of Golf Channel’s Morning Drive when asked to name the most important women on the LPGA all failed to name Lewis.  Garry Williams and Damon Hack chose Michelle Wie… Continue Reading

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LPGA Opens Home Tour at Founders Cup

by Jeff Skinner As Dorothy said as she clicked her heels in The Wizard of Oz, “There’s no place like home.”  And that’s very true this week for the American women of the LPGA Tour as they open their domestic season in Phoenix at The RR Donnelley Founders Cup. After starting their season with three events in Australia, Thailand and Singapore the Americans are surely happy to give their passports a rest and start what could be a bellwether season… Continue Reading

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Karrie Webb Takes LPGA’s HSBC Women’s Champions

by Jeff Skinner Karrie Webb called on her years of experience to make a back nine charge and take down third round leader Arimura Chie for the victory at The LPGA’s HSBC Women’s Champion’s in Singapore.   A string of four straight birdies put Webb to thirteen under par and gave the 36 year old Hall of Famer her 37th career LPGA win. Yani Tseng opened with five birdies on her front nine in an attempt to win her fifth straight… Continue Reading

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Golf, Golf and More Golf

With all the golf going on all over the world this week it’s tough to keep who is playing where straight.  The  Singapore Open is the first stop with a great field of international players.  Adam Scott leads a field that has all this season’s major winners.  Scott was seven under over a six hole stretch on the front nine. Tiger Woods elected to go down under and play in the JBWere Masters where he is the defending champion.  He’s… Continue Reading

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