Category Archives: Acceptance

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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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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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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Bernhard Langer: On how he’s going back to the short putter

Bernhard Langer has been one of the most dissatisfied players with the USGA’s decision to ban anchored putting, anchoring the top of the putter grip to the body as a stabilizing fulcrum against the yips. But the time to make … 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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Bernhard Langer: On finding peace on the golf course

Thursday’s first round of the Charles Schwab Cup at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, opened with Colin Montgomerie in first place for the cup point race, Jeff Maggert in second and — cue the shark music from Jaws … Continue reading

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Update on my manuscript editing

I am grateful to the many friends and readers who have inquired about when the editing of my book manuscript, Generating Miracles: A Spiritual Adventure on the Champions Tour, will be done and Eye On The Tour will be up … Continue reading

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Chambers Bay: The course is the show

My memory isn’t what it used to be, but I can say that I cannot remember a U.S. Open where the golf course was a bigger show than the players or the event itself. Oh, there was 2004¬†at Shinnecock where … 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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