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Tiger Woods Always Moves the Needle

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You may have stashed your clubs away for the winter and the calendar is certainly closer to St. Nick than St. Andrews but this is a big week in golf. No, it’s not a major or a playoff or anything close but this week Tiger Woods is back on the course. And that’s a big deal no matter what time of year it is. Tiger may be the host of his Hero World Challenge at the exclusive Albany Golf Club… Continue Reading

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Brooke Henderson Tops Lydia Ko for 1st Major Championship

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For those sports fans that were busy watching the PGA Tour finish or the Stanley Cup Final or any of the dozen soccer games that were on and missed the finish of the LPGA’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship…well you missed a great one. Brooke Henderson made her way in and around, over and under all the trees at Sahalee Country Club to chase down Lydia Ko and earn her first major title and second LPGA Tour win. Ko who was… Continue Reading

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Inbee Park: Doing Something Really Special

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There is something special and wonderful going on in golf and most sports fans and golf fans are missing it. Inbee Park is one special golfer. The number one player in women’s golf is crafting a resume that screams “All Time Great” but the average golf fan wouldn’t know her if she whacked them over the head with her very reliable putter. Park closed out the field at the Ricoh Women’s British Open today to win her second major in ’15… Continue Reading

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Golf May Be In Trouble But On-Line Golf Gambling Is Growing

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No one will deny that the NFL is the Big Kahauna in sports. The NFL has turned itself into a year round sport and sports fans eat it up. One of the aspects that the NFL brass doesn’t like to talk about publicly is the appeal of the NFL to sports gamblers. Each week millions are bet on the NFL both legally and illegally. The growth of fantasy leagues has exploded and there’s plenty of money involved there too. Golf… Continue Reading

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No Choke Job Here: Jimmy Walker Defends at Sony Open

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I have to be honest: I didn’t see much of Jimmy Walker’s redemptive defense of his Sony Open title. I like many sports fans was captivated by NFL Championship Sunday. But unlike the Green Bay Packers, Walker didn’t take a bite of the apple and choke away another victory. Sorry Seattle fans the Seahawks didn’t win that game, the Packers lost it, choked it away. But Walker proved that he had what it takes to bounce back from his own… Continue Reading

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Erik Compton Happy to Just Play Golf

by Jeff Skinner Sunday at the U.S. Open means Father’s Day and the many stories that all these golfers have about their dads. Sometime these guys can seem bigger than life but it is not uncommon to see these guys get emotional when they start talking about their dads or about being a dad. One dad that is out there today playing in the biggest round of his life is Erik Compton. Compton is a miracle in soft spikes and… Continue Reading

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10 Things I Think…FedEx Cup Style

by Jeff Skinner 1.  Henrik Stenson picked the best possible time to get hot.  He didn’t start the’13 PGA Tour season hot but in July he was hitting his stride.  A second place at the Open was followed by a T2 at The Bridgestone and then a third at the PGA Championship.  His win at the Deutsche Bank catapulted him to the top of the FedEx Cup and he kept up his great play through the Tour Championship. 2.  … Continue Reading

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