Category Archives: Patience

Vicky Hurst: Lessons in a Tour pro’s fall and struggle back

Remember Vicky Hurst? She is the attractive LPGA star whose signature was her Ben Hogan-style cap. She was good enough that she made the 2011 Solheim Cup team as a captain’s pick after just three years on Tour. She had … Continue reading

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Kevin Na: A Tour pro’s Tour pro…the hard way

When the PGA Tour media room staff at the Waste Management Phoenix Open asked me if I wanted an exclusive interview with Kevin Na, I jumped at the chance. When he finished an on-camera promotional piece with the PGA Tour — … Continue reading

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Olin Browne: On playing on the fly

Olin Browne had a good first round in the Charles Schwab Cup. He managed to post an early 4-under 66 at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, good enough to warrant a trip into the media center. Browne’s is … Continue reading

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Michael Allen: Doing just fine, thank you

Michael Allen got off to a great start in Saturday’s third round of the Charles Schwab Cup. He was 4-under through 8 on the Cochise course at Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. At some point in there, he extended … Continue reading

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Bernhard Langer: Faith when things go wrong

After Bernard Langer’s seemingly inevitable charge to the top of the Charles Schwab Cup standings on Thursday, preliminary preparations began for the coronation on Sunday. He rendered the Cochise course at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona almost defenseless … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods: Swing bound

Tiger Woods had another catastrophic day of golf, this time in the first round of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. He shot 10-over 80, quite a disappointment in the face of all of his certain improvement at home. Since … Continue reading

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Brooks Koepka: Not a gunslinger so much anymore

You’ve seen the Dustin Johnson commercial where he’s hitting a TaylorMade driver off a tee on a closed hole complete with a launch monitor, right? And he really clocks one and he starts laughing and says not to ask him … Continue reading

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Ben Crane: A retrospective look at the frazzled mind of a champion

One of the things I really like about reading the player transcripts at tournaments is that they tend to be much more personal, much more intimate than the two and a half minute “standup” just outside of scoring. The whole … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods: Memorial Exit Interview

Not to beat a dead horse — I’ve been writing about him all week long — but Tiger Woods had interesting things to say about the golf mastery process on his way to the parking lot. More on that in a moment. … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods: Stays faithful to the mastery process

Tiger Woods remained faithful to the transformation of his swing at The Memorial Tournament on Friday and made the cut on the number. He had to make a 5½-footer on 18 to do it though. That said, he made that … Continue reading

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