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July 17, 2016
The New Duel

The 145th edition of the Open Championship was played at Royal Troon who hosted the world’s oldest Major for the ninth time. Royal Troon offers players the opportunity to score on its opening and closing holes which buttress the teeth of the course, its middle holes. A classic links course which sits on the shore […]

June 20, 2016
US Open Redemption: Johnson Won’t Be Denied

The 116th U.S. Open was played for a record ninth time at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania. Although Oakmont has no water hazards and has cut down over 500 trees during the last 15 years, it is considered by most to be the most difficult of all U.S. Open venues. When Argentina’s Angel Cabrera won […]

May 30, 2016
From The Ashes Of Failure

Rise the flames of success. One of the few commonalities of all successful people is that they have failed a great many more times than they have prevailed. Golf exemplifies that margin of victory and defeat more than any other sport in the world. In his 20 year prime from the age of 22 until […]

May 15, 2016
Day Tames Players Championship Offering Different Days, Everyday

What a difference a year makes. World #1, Jason Day, shot an opening round 9-under par 63, to take a two-shot lead at the Players (aka Golf’s 5th Major). That was 18 strokes better than the last time he played at the TPC Sawgrass when he stumbled to a second round 81 en route to […]

April 24, 2016
The Golf Scientist

Bryson DeChambeau may be the most polarizing of all the game’s young stars and most people don’t know who he is. Yet. DeChambeau missed the cut at this weekend’s Valero Texas Open, which was his second start as a professional. In his maiden event playing for money, the 22-year old DeChambeau finished tied for 4th […]

April 17, 2016
Spie’ll Be Just Fine: Spieth Down, Not Out

During the past week there has been much hand wringing and teeth gnashing about Jordan Spieth’s Armageddon at Amen Corner. To those who put forward the idea that losing the way that he did will destroy the 22-year old psyche; go read another volume of Freud. To those who have resurrected the notion that Spieth […]

October 12, 2015
A Lob-Sided Affair

The Presidents Cup has been a one-sided affair since its inception in 1994. The American team has dominated the International sides, having lost only once at Royal Melbourne in 1998 and tied once in South Africa in 2003. For something to become a compelling competition it must first be, competitive. The venue this year was […]

December 1, 2014
7 Reasons Bird Golf School is the Best in the World

Whether you’ve only just begun to try your hand at the game of golf or whether you’ve been playing for years, there is no doubt that the right golf school could help you to expand your skills and start impressing your peers on the course. If you’re looking to improve your game you shouldn’t trust […]

April 14, 2014
Elementary, My Dear Watson

It is a common theory that Golf needs its’ superstars to be in contention to be a viable, visible and commercially successful mainstream sport. While that may be true of everyday PGA Tour events, there is some hallowed ground in Augusta, Georgia, that is much more about the venue, than the player. The 2014 Masters […]

March 10, 2014
Doral Get’s It’s Montser Back

When Donald Trump bought Doral and hired Gil Hanse to re-design the fabled Blue Monster, it was with instructions to make the course a Major contender (see: US Open).  Golf parlance for make it extremely difficult. The Donald got his wish. After Friday’s second round, 113 balls were hit into the water and a paltry […]

January 27, 2014
Stalling For Time

Great golf courses tend to be venues that produce the most exciting finishes and Torrey Pines in San Diego proved such a venue again this weekend. Coming to the back 9, on Sunday there were a dozen players in with a chance to win the Farmers Insurance Open.  At the close of play there would […]

January 14, 2014
The Back 9-Edition 5

1.       With his win on Sunday at the Sony Open, Jimmy Walker won for the second time in his last 6 starts (the first being the Open which kicked off the 2014 season……in October). Walker played flawless golf in Sunday’s round shooting a superb 7-under par 63 to claim the trophy over Chis Kirk. […]