Tiger Woods won his 78th career PGA Tour event at the Player’s Championship today. It was his second win at the PGA Tour’s marquee event and his fourth win of the season. Woods has never won four times this quickly in a season, so it is reasonable to assume that he is back to [...]
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Today we are introducing two new regular columns, the first of which is called “Front 9”. It will have a half-brother called “Back 9”. Each column will appear regularly and the topics will be varied with random thoughts on the game. The “Front 9”will always have at least 5 (see; majority) positive happenings in [...]
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For the last month on the PGA Tour, the Tour’s hottest player has been a player who has never won. Until now. 27 year old Floridian, Billy Horschel, birdied the final hole of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans to claim his first victory in the most dramatic of fashions. Horschel started the last [...]
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Yesterday at the LPGA Lotte Championship at Ko Olina in Hawaii, Norway’s superstar, Suzann Pettersen, won her 11th LPGA Tour event. After building an early 3 shot lead, it became anything but an easy victory for the statuesque Norwegian. Pettersen began the day as the third round leader at 14-under par. Despite hitting her tee [...]
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There are some things that mean so much more, than just winning. Incredibly, despite the glorious history of Australian golf and its litany of Major Championship winners, no Australian has ever won The Masters. That lineage of the game’s great Australian players that traces back to Norman Von Nida, Jim Ferrier, Peter Thompson, Kel Nagle, [...]
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Friday’s second round at the Masters produced two separate Rulings that were staggering in both their implementation and their circumstance. 14 year old Tianlang Guan was assessed a 1 shot penalty for slow play as he finished the 17th hole. This is how the Rule reads in the USGA Rules of Golf: “6-7. Undue Delay; [...]
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He will not win the 2013 Masters but the 14 year old Chinese sensation was most certainly the biggest story after the first round. Tianlang Guan is an eighth grader and qualified for golf’s most revered tournament by winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in November. Most all of the ‘experts’ were predicting that Guan [...]
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24 year old Korean star, Inbee Park, won her second Major Championship today by winning the Kraft Nabisco Championship in Rancho Mirage, California. It was in all ways, a virtuoso performance and really never in doubt as Park led for most of the event, playing almost flawless golf. Park took the lead after the second [...]
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On the eve of the first LPGA Major Championship of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, we asked Bird Golf Academy’s own Sandra Palmer some questions about the tournament. Sandra won the Kraft Nabisco when it was known as the Dinah Shore in 1975 and it is [...]
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The final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational became a ceremonial stroll for Tiger Woods in the last stages of Saturday’s third round. On the 9th hole of that round, Woods hit a drive that was destined to go out of bounds but miraculously hit a tree and stayed in play. Woods was trailing the [...]
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