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Good Stuff: Jim Herman Wins in Houston

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Oh there’s some joy in Houston tonight. Jim Herman who’s toiled on the Web.com Tour and the PGA Tour since turning pro in 2000 did his best Cinderella Story impersonation today and won the Shell Houston Open. Herman, who few at the Golf Club of Houston could pick out of a lineup went toe to toe with a pair of heavyweights and was the last man standing. He started the day tied for the lead with Jamie Lovemark and while… Continue Reading

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Bubba Watson: The Dangers of An American Folk Hero

by Jeff Skinner Bubba Watson is back on the course for the first time since his amazing Masters victory at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.  Watson has captured the imagination of legions of fans that revel in his down home, average Joe, Bubba from Baghdad persona. He seemed relaxed and candid during his pre-tournament press conference.  He admitted to finally changing the diapers of his new son Caleb and he thinks that his popularity is based on the fact… Continue Reading

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Going Old School in New Orleans

by Jeff Skinner Bubba Watson and the boys return to New Orleans this week as America’s most popular good old boy defends his 2011 title.  Some PGA professionals were rockin’ it old school for at the Zurich Classic for a few holes.  Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose, Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell, Ben Crane and Camilo Villegas all dressed in circa 1912 attire during the ForeKids Foundation 3 hole Charity Shoot Out.  Complete with hickory shafts the nattily attired pros… Continue Reading

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Choking to a Big Break Win

by Jeff Skinner If you’re a fan of The Golf Channel you probably have been following The Big Break and last night was the final night for The Big Break Indian Wells series.  After an uninspired match where no player could make a putt when it counted, or didn’t count for that matter, David Byrne bested his fellow Canadian, Kent Eger. It was one poor hole after another that led to David finally winning when Kent couldn’t sink his putt. … Continue Reading

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