Category Archives: Doubt

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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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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Tiger Woods: Swing bound

Tiger Woods had another catastrophic day of golf, this time in the first round of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. He shot 10-over 80, quite a disappointment in the face of all of his certain improvement at home. Since … 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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Tiger Woods: On his game, his kids and Chambers Bay

Tiger Woods was in the media center at Muirfield Village Golf Club, home of Jack Nicklaus’ Memorial Tournament. He comes in having only played five events so far this year, beginning with his Hero Challenge (T17) in December and ending … Continue reading

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Chris Kirk: Wins Colonial with his whole body shaking

Chris Kirk sank a clutch 7-footer on the 18th hole to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial by a shot over the zealous threesome of Brandt Snedeker, Jordan Spieth and Jason Bohn. Snedeker had a 14-footer on 18 that … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: Even the great struggle with fundamentals

I am continually amazed at how all these great players on the PGA Tour have these phenomenal runs where they get anointed as the next best thing…and then all of a sudden, they can’t seem to find their swing. That … Continue reading

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Lydia Ko does it again

What if there was a world of no limits where anyone was capable of accomplishing anything they dreamed of? That’s the kind of world that Lydia Ko lives in. She just won the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic at Lake Merced … Continue reading

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Yani Tseng: Exclusive mastery interview

In the time period from 2010 through 2012, Yani Tseng was the finest woman golfer in the world…by a long shot. Over those three years, she won 13 times, 7 of them coming in 2011. And then the music stopped … Continue reading

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Bill Haas: Not that sure on Sunday morning

Bill Haas hit an 8-iron at a low and away ball hanging on the edge of an 18th hole fairway bunker that got him back in play on the par 5 fairway. From there he hit another 8-iron off an … Continue reading

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