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Olympics 2016: Another One Bites the Dust

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The U.S. Olympic Golf Team took another hit as Dustin Johnson announced he would not be heading to Rio.  Johnson cited the Zika Virus as the main reason for declining to compete in golf’s re-entry into the Olympics.  The last time golf was in the Olympics was 1904. “This was not an easy decision for me,” Johnson said in a statement. “But my concerns about the Zika virus cannot be ignored.” “I feel it would be irresponsible to put myself,… 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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How to Hit It Off the Cart Path…Philly Mick at His Best

by Jeff Skinner Phil Mickelson is in the thick of it at The WGC Cadillac Championship with a five under 67 and one stroke off the lead after round one.  He trails a group of big time golfers as Tiger Woods, Freddie Jacobson, Sergio Garcia, Graeme McDowell and Bubba Watson all made it around the Blue Monster in six under par. But the shot of the day may have been Phil’s ‘cement chip on’ the 17th hole.  Listen to Phil… Continue Reading

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Erik Compton Is More Than a Golfer

by Jeff Skinner Recently we have had several interesting stories in the world of golf.  Rory McIlroy’s amazing win at The U.S. Open, Yani Tseng’s historic victory, Patrick Cantlay’s wild ride through big time golf, Sergio Garcia’s recent resurgence, Harrison Frazar’s win and The Golf Boys crazy video even caught our interest for a bit.  But this week we got to witness an emotional story that involves much more than golf. Erik Compton’s victory on The Nationwide Tour isn’t just… Continue Reading

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