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Is This Golf or Reality TV?

by Jeff Skinner You know that old public relations adage “Any publicity is good publicity?” Well I don’t think the latest publicity is doing golf any good.  It seems that all the latest headlines are covering everything except what is happening on the course.  Golf looks more like a Jerry Springer Show than the calm and civil sport we have come to know. Controversy, lawsuits, bickering and verbal spats between players are the territory of the NFL, NBA and MLB. … Continue Reading

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Steve Stricker Releases the Tiger

by Jeff Skinner As the PGA Tour professionals move on to Tampa or head home for a week off I can’t help but wonder how many are muttering Steve Stricker’s name.  Stricker may have unleashed a monster this week.  His putting lesson with his good friend Tiger Woods allowed Tiger to find the secret to his putter that has been missing for so long. Tiger’s short game is now where he needs it to be as he has a good… Continue Reading

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Phil Mickelson’s Big Picture

by Jeff Skinner For years Phil Mickelson played in the shadow of Tiger Woods.  Tiger won more majors, more tournaments, got bigger endorsements checks and everyone from the PGA Tour to the media to the fans generally kissed his butt.  Phil Mickelson was the “Anti-Tiger.”  Tiger frowned, Phil smiled.  Tiger strode around the course like he owned it.  Phil moseyed round the course like it’s his first time there.  Tiger won majors by the truckload.  Phil took his time, twelve… Continue Reading

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Spitting Tiger Gets Into More Trouble

by Jeff Skinner So Tiger’s trip to Dubai did not work out as planned as he faded in the final round to a tie for twentieth.  Woods has shown that his game is now “consistently inconsistent.”  Rounds of 71, 66 and 72 left Woods one back going into the final round but his swing flaws persisted and he struggled to a closing 75.  But that’s not where his trouble ended. Woods is under fire for his behavior on the twelfth… Continue Reading

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Tiger Makes Cut At The Deutsche Bank Championship

Tiger Woods did a great job today as he found his game and shot a bogey free 65 to move to five under par for the tournament.  With the cut line hovering around -2 Woods is sure to make the cut and play the weekend.  He’ll need to keep it up as he needs to finish 57th or better to continue to move on in The Playoffs.  Is this is one good round that he seems to find each week?… Continue Reading

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