Category Archives: Intention

Brendan Steele: On realizing the truth in rote prescriptions

It was another great day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, short of glorious only because of the high, gauzy clouds that took the luster from the sunshine. As I was gathering myself in the Media Center to map out my day, … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: The lessons in the quad on the 12th

Jordan Spieth had a five-shot lead when he made the turn at the Masters on Sunday. What could go wrong, particularly with such a reliably tenacious and steely competitor? This was not some new kid who hadn’t been there before. … Continue reading

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Brandt Snedeker: The week after a win and the formal planning that goes into it

Brandt Snedeker rolled into Scottsdale for the Waste Management Phoenix Open after a tortuous win at the Farmers Insurance Open in La Jolla, California. He managed to finish his round in pretty good shape on Sunday, but was relegated to waiting … Continue reading

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Kevin Na: Hitting it over the “H”

I’ve liked Kevin Na’s story ever since I first heard of him. He bypassed his senior year in high school in order to get to the PGA Tour. He made it to the Tour in 2004 and made $901,000. And … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy on match play strategy

Rory McIlroy won the WGC-Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco by winning three matches in one day. I wonder if that’s some kind of record? He was on the tee at 6:45 Sunday morning to finish … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: “Kind of in this quiet zone”

Anybody getting tired of all these serial Jordan Spieth posts? I’m not. Every time I try to pay attention to some other player, say like the leader at the RBC Heritage, Troy Merritt, Spieth says or does something else too … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: Aiming for the Masters

The Valero Texas Open kicks off Thursday at the TPC San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. And while it may be the gateway to the Texas events, that isn’t why there’s so much attention on it. Our attention is on … Continue reading

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Derek Ernst: A work in progress

Derek Ernst is two shots out of the lead at the 54-hole point in the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Florida. Winning this thing on Sunday would be a nice validation of a big risk and a lot … Continue reading

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James Hahn: The long and winding path to glory

Here’s how I ended Sunday’s post on the final round of the Northern Trust Open: We will not lack for other competent pursuers on Sunday. There are seven big names lurking just 4 shots back at 4-under: Dustin Johnson, Jim … Continue reading

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Brandt Snedeker: Out of the rut of working on his golf swing and just playing golf

Brandt Snedeker has done a great job of transforming his swing into a thoughtless affair and that’s the reason he says that he won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He beat his playing companion Nick Watney by three shots … Continue reading

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