Category Archives: Mastery

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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WMPO: In the throng with Rickie, Jordan and Jon Rahm

I was finally able to get out on the course at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in time to join Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Spanish phenom, Jon Rohm on the par 5 3rd hole, their 12th. I was glad I … Continue reading

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WMPO: Bubba, Jordan, Phil and Justin Thomas on the mental side of the game

It was a banner day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Not just because it was a glorious, windless Arizona day in the mid-70s, but because I was able to ask questions of four of the best players in the … 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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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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Lydia Ko: On working on her swing

It’s pretty exciting when the No. 1 Player in the World shows up in the media center for a questioning free-for-all. Even more so when the conversation moves to the work on her swing with David Leadbetter. And almost ecstasy … Continue reading

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LPGA Founders Cup looking for volunteers

For those of you in the Phoenix area or who would like to be here in mid-March, I just received this message from the LPGA Founders Cup seeking volunteers: JTBC FOUNDERS CUP SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR 2016 TOURNAMENT Register now to … Continue reading

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Rickie Fowler: “Don’t worry”…and an unrelated Phil addendum

For all of his fans who were ardently pulling for him, Rickie Fowler took one on the chin on Sunday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. With the tournament in hand on the 17th tee, he hit a perfect tee … Continue reading

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Phil Mickelson: Making birdie from “unknown”

Phil Mickelson had one of his legendary adventures on the par-5 15th hole in the 3rd round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He was far enough back at the beginning of the day that he started on the 10th … 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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