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What To Watch

The King and the Knaves? Looking around for what to watch this weekend, Tiger’s tournament, the Chevron World Challenge at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California, has to be at the top of the list. Tiger is playing … Continue reading

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Taking The Long View

Ian Poulter lost the Dubai World Championship today because of an arcane rule of golf. He had played brilliantly over four days at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, making only three bogeys for the entire week. … Continue reading

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Expectations – Revisited

In yesterday’s post, “Expectations,” I wrote about the power of expecting to play well. At the end of the post I wrote: So as with these great players in Dubai today, players can do more to improve their scores with … Continue reading

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Expectations

You have to see this. It’s a new, very cool feature the European tour has on their leaderboard page. It’s from the second round of today’s Dubai World Championship played at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. … Continue reading

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Golf’s Premier Competition

Or so the banner proclaims on the European Tour’s, Race To Dubai page, announcing their season-ending Dubai World Championship at the Jumeirah Golf Estates in, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and the concurrent Race to Dubai, the year-long money title (Order of … Continue reading

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Tiger’s Coach

When Tiger Woods and Hank Haney, his previous coach of six years, parted company, Tiger decided that he was going to go it alone. He didn’t say this, but being the best golfer on the planet right now and probably … Continue reading

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Fun With Statistics

With the end of the PGA Tour’s regular season, the Tour looks back on the year with ShotLink, the distance measuring system used at all tournaments. It makes for very interesting reading. For example, in Highs and Lows, we see … Continue reading

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The Impetuousness Of Youth

There once was a time when you had to be ready; you had to be old enough. There was so much concern about the timing of young players; had they had enough amateur experience? Enough time playing college golf? Enough … Continue reading

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The Escalator

Somewhere mid-round in the UBS Hong Kong Open this morning, I was watching Ian Poulter on the tee with his driver. He was trying to settle in to begin his swing. Just as he was getting ready to pull the … Continue reading

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Does Length Matter?

This is a tribute to the creativity and adaptability of the human spirit. Brian Gay is 192nd on the 2010 PGA Tour Driving Distance list. For the year, he drove the ball 52,220 yards or 29.7 miles. Unfortunately, it took him 196 … Continue reading

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