Category Archives: Anger

Jordan Spieth at Pebble on Maturing as a Pro

Jordan Spieth is making his first start in two weeks after finishing T19 at Torrey Pines. This week he gets the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and famed Pebble Beach. And he’s just as thrilled with the other two courses … Continue reading

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Waste Management Phoenix Open: Day in the Life of a Media Maven

The first order of business on Saturday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open at the TPC Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona, was to decide which group to follow. And that couldn’t be done until Saturday morning because four guys got caught … Continue reading

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Inside the Ropes With Bubba Watson, Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed

One of the cheap thrills in life is being able to obtain an Inside The Ropes media credential. This allows you to follow any group you want in an up close and personal way. The basic restriction is that you … Continue reading

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Farmers Insurance Open: Scott Stallings Wins In The Middle of a Swing Change

Scott Stallings came out of nowhere to win the 2014 Farmers Insurance Open on the South Course at Torrey Pines by one shot over the five guys who finished T2: K.J. Choi, Graham Delaet, Jason Day, Pat Perez and Marc … Continue reading

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Playing In Gratitude

Back in my Monday qualifying days on the Champions Tour, I met Arron Oberholser through our mutual coach, Dave Collins. Dave had been Jim McLean’s right hand man at Doral and was running his San Francisco golf school. Arron and … Continue reading

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British Open: Muirfield Still Ahead of the Field

After the second round of the British Open, the course at Muirfield is still leading. The first day there were a significant number of observations about the difficulty of the course set-up, but few complaints. And those who complained stood … Continue reading

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Daniel Summerhays: Getting Outside of Himself to Win

Daniel Summerhays is leading the John Deere Classic by two strokes over his playing companion, Canadian, David Hearns. The TPC Deere Run in Silvas, Illinois, continued its pliable ways; with just the guys who are playing well — those who … Continue reading

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Hunter Mahan: Thinking and Feeling

On Thursday, Hunter Mahan shot a sizzling 62 with 8 birdies. In his post-round interview that I quoted extensively, he talked about how smooth the transition had been from the U.S. Open to the Travelers Championship. He brought the same … Continue reading

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Justin Rose: U.S. Open Champion and A Treasure Trove of Mastery Ideas

England’s Justin Rose won the 2013 U.S. Open Championship at Merion Golf Club near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Finishing the week at 1-over par, he beat Phil Mickelson and Jason Day by two stokes. It was his first major championship after having … Continue reading

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Matt Kuchar: Learning to Love the Process of Getting Better

Matt Kuchar added another big notch in his belt when he won today’s Memorial Tournament by two strokes over a hard-charging closer, Kevin Chappell. After making par after par all day long — no small feat on a tough-playing Murfield … Continue reading

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