Lefty and Tiger; is a rivalry born?

September 4, 2007
Phil Mickelson has, perhaps, as much talent as Tiger Woods. He is the only golfer in the world that you can say that about. Now, perhaps, he has, or is developing, the mental strength to be able to compete on Tiger’s level. After the second round of the Deutsche Bank ...

“The FedEX Thingy”

August 29, 2007
That is how Ernie Els describes the inaugural FedEx Cup on the PGA Tour. I have to agree with the Big Easy. This hasn’t got me fired up, either. The whole idea of the FedEx Cup was, ala Nascar, to generate more interest in PGA Tour events in the latter part of the yea...

What all great golfers have in common

August 26, 2007
Although, in the modern era of golf, you will see many more swings that look alike, all the great players have idiosyncrasies that make their swings unique. There are myriad reasons for that. Most players have different coaches and therefore different “swing models”...

Why Tiger is the GOAT

August 15, 2007
G. Greatest O. Of A. All T. Time He works harder than anyone else on his swing. It would be very easy to be the best at the world, at something, and become complacent. Tiger believes that he can always do better. Raymond Floyd was once asked about playing in the final r...

OLE, OCHOA!

August 6, 2007
Lorena Ochoa won her first Major Championship at the Women’s British Open, this weekend. Like, Padraig Harrington, who won the Men’s Championship, two weeks ago, there could not be a more deserving winner. Lorena has had several chances to win a Major, and up until ...

Irish Eyes

July 23, 2007
Are smiling. I cannot remember a more deserving winner of a Major Championship, than Padraig Harrington. Once again, Carnoustie gave us splendid theater. Garcia, held a three shot lead at the beginning of the day, but by the time he had played the front 9, there were 14...

It’s not …..

July 9, 2007
Whether you win or lose; but how you play the game. One of my golf heroes, showed his mortality, yesterday. Tom Watson had the US Senior Open in his grasp until the 11th. hole at Whistling Straights, where he made a double bogey-7, and then folded like a house of cards....

Youth is served

July 1, 2007
There were 25 teenagers at the US Women’s Open at Pine Needles. 25. Including, 12 year old Alexis Thompson, who played well but did not make the cut. 12 years old; WOW. To have qualified at that age is a remarkable achievement. Let’s hope that Alexis gets to enj...

A Star is born

June 24, 2007
This wonderful account comes to us from one of our fantastic students; Andrea Bodnar. Andrea recently played in the Pro-Am for the Canadian Skins game in which, John Daly, Retief Goosen, Stephen Ames, Geoff Ogilvy and Colin Montgomerie participated. Andrea has made huge...

Golf Speak

June 21, 2007
Golf gives us some of the wittiest phrases and terminology. Today’s blog would like to compile a list of your favorites. To start the proceedings, here a few favorites: “Dew Sweepers”. Phrase used to describe players teeing off first on the weekend in tournaments ...
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