Category Archives: Monday Qualifying

The Transformation of Patrick Reed

Patrick Reed began Sunday’s final round at the WGC-Cadillac Championship with a 2-shot lead over Jason Dufner and Hunter Mahan. Tiger Woods was one back of them. They seemed to be the only four players who hadn’t been befuddled by … Continue reading

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Patrick Reed: Leads WGC-Cadillac Championship by Two

Patrick Reed had a pretty good day at the WGC-Cadillac Championship moving beyond his 3-over 75 in Friday’s wind-fest at Trump National Doral to shoot a slick, 3-under 69. That gave him a 2-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round. … Continue reading

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Northern Trust Open: William McGirt Toughened Up on the Mini-Tours

William McGirt surged to a 2-shot lead at the 54-hole mark of the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. He shot 6-under, 65, and will play in the last group Sunday with George McNeill and Charlie … Continue reading

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Northern Trust Open: The Disappointment and Joy of Golf

Sang-Moon Bae has the 36-hole lead in the 2014 Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. He shot 67, 66, to get to 9-under and a one shot lead. But this wasn’t the first time he … Continue reading

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Hyundai Tournament of Champions: A Small Field Full of Masters

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which begins Friday with a Monday finish, is a little like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano. When the winners of the previous year’s tournaments begin showing up at the Plantation Course at Kapalua … Continue reading

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Readers’ 1-Year Top-25 Posts – 2013

Every three months, I update the “Readers’ 1-Year Top-25 Posts” tab. It’s an opportunity for readers to see what others saw as the best posts in the last twelve months. New to the list is a post I wrote on … Continue reading

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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

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A Mental Golf Tip From “The Voice”

Have you discovered NBC’s, “The Voice?” It’s the mega-hit reality show devoted to finding singers based just on their voices. In the blind auditions, the four coaches, singing superstars, Adam Levine, Ceelo Green, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton, sit in … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: Graduating Again

Jordan Spieth has taken the world of professional golf by storm. I’ve written about his meteoric rise a number times to the point where I thought I was overdoing it. Apparently not. The Golf Channel’s, Jason Sobel, wrote a great … Continue reading

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Patrick and Justine Reed: One of the Best Stories in Golf

Patrick Reed finally won his first PGA Tour event at the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. The last tournament of the PGA Tour regular season, it couldn’t have come at a better time. 

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