Category Archives: Improbability

PGA Championship: One last look at pure joy

I have never had a tournament where people barely aware of golf clamored for any additional information to bolster their experience of watching it. Until Rory McIlroy’s win at the PGA Championship on Sunday. Not to mention the avid golfers … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness, Consciousness, Freedom, Improbability, Mastery, Possiblity | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on PGA Championship: One last look at pure joy

Accenture Match Play: Day Wins, Dubuisson Shines

Jason Day won the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Tucson, Arizona, but it was Victor Dubuisson who stole the show with his seemingly magical play. 3-Down during much of the middle of the match, he came to the 17th tee … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishment, Awareness, Consciousness, Expectations, Improbability, Intention, Mastery, Self Realization | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Accenture Match Play: Day Wins, Dubuisson Shines

Waste Management Phoenix Open: No Way to Pick a Winner

The great thing about the PGA Tour is that its winners are not always who you think they’ll be. Take, for example, the 36-hole leaderboard at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Here are the names at the top of the … Continue reading

Posted in Consciousness, Expectations, Improbability, Mastery, PGA Tour, Possiblity | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Waste Management Phoenix Open: No Way to Pick a Winner

Zach Johnson Beats Tiger in Spite of a Shank On 18

You can’t say that the end of Tiger Woods’ Northwest Mutual World Challenge wasn’t exciting. Tiger had a four-shot lead and looked to be a lock with eight holes to go. And then it slowly dwindled away for one reason … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness, Confidence, Consciousness, Freedom, Improbability, Mastery, Putting | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Jason Day: World Class Player, World Cup Winner

Going off the first tee in the final pairing of the ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf with Thomas Bjorn, Jason Day had a one-stroke lead. But the Royal Melbourne Golf Club green complexes were so cunningly tough and the … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishment, Consciousness, Improbability, Mastery, Self Realization | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Jason Day: World Class Player, World Cup Winner

The Hardest Q-School in Golf

Back in my Monday qualifying days, up to 144 of us would assemble in whatever city that week’s tournament was being played for a chance at glory. During daylight savings time, it was 156 guys. One round to determine who … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishment, Champions Tour, Commitment, Confidence, Consciousness, Courage, Improbability, Mastery, Monday Qualifying, Possiblity, Q-School | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

J.J. Henry: Out of the Blue in Vegas

Nobody ever sees super-low rounds coming. You kind of have a sense that you’re playing well generally, you don’t have any vaunted expectations and so you relax. That’s what happened to J.J. Henry in the first round of the Shriners … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishment, Awareness, Consciousness, Expectations, Improbability, Mastery, Possiblity | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on J.J. Henry: Out of the Blue in Vegas

Tour Championship: Stenson Still in the Driver’s Seat

The Tour Championship and concurrent chase of the FedExCup at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, is going very well for Henrik Stenson. Shooting 4-under on the day, he’s extended his lead to 4 shots over Adam Scott. He’s … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishment, Awareness, Consciousness, Expectations, Improbability, Intention, Mastery, Possiblity, The Playoffs, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Tour Championship: Stenson Still in the Driver’s Seat

FedExCup Winning Scenarios

Well, we all know by now that if any of the top 5 players in FedExCup points (Tiger Woods, Henrik Stenson, Adam Scott, Zach Johnson or Matt Kuchar) wins this week’s Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, … Continue reading

Posted in Consciousness, Improbability, Mastery, Possiblity, The Playoffs | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on FedExCup Winning Scenarios

Jim Furyk: Sixth Player Ever to Shoot 59

And not only did Furyk shoot 59, the holy grail of competitive golf, he was the first one to do it with a bogey on the card. It thus becomes the lowest round ever in the BMW Championship, this one … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Accomplishment, Awareness, Consciousness, Improbability, Mastery, Presidents Cup, Self Realization, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Jim Furyk: Sixth Player Ever to Shoot 59