Category Archives: Practice

Chasing Tiger Woods

Tiger is famous for being one of the first guys out in practice rounds and Tuesday morning was no different. I had been plotting to join him once I knew he was going to play in the Waste Management Phoenix … Continue reading

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A Reader’s Comment That Broke My Heart

In last week’s post, “Running Other People Down,” I wrote about our humanity, in this instance, the tendency of our egos to be on the defensive in our interactions with other people. And going a step further, how this defensiveness … Continue reading

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Patrick Reed: Still trying to get better

Patrick Reed’s alleged hubris after his win at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral is well documented by now. He unequivocally declared himself to be one of the top 5 players in the world. They “rolled the tape” again today in … Continue reading

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Hunter Mahan: On coaches, cross country golf, goal setting, dulling routine, managing fatigue and conditioning

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions kicks off the post-holiday schedule of the PGA Tour on Friday. They’re playing it on the Plantation course at the Kapalua Resort on Maui, Hawaii. It’s a winners-only tournament with just 34 players in the … Continue reading

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Tiger finally speaks on his new swing direction and coach

There’s one way to get a tiger out in the open and that’s to bait him with delicacies he can’t resist. In the case of the Tiger, all you have to do is get him to one of his tournaments … Continue reading

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Michelle Wie: On taking responsibility for your play

My problem this evening was that I had an abundance of riches. There was some really fine play from some really fine players on Friday at the CME Group Tour Championship, the hour was late and I had an unusually … Continue reading

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Schwab Cup: Wednesday Interviews

Well, the Champions Tour let it all fly with the interview schedule this afternoon at the Cochise course at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona. We had: Colin Montgomerie Bernhard Langer Jay Haas Fred Couples The first three were scheduled for … Continue reading

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McGladrey Classic: Four co-leaders and how they got there

The McGladery Classic is underway at the Seaside Course in Sea Island, Georgia, and we have four tied at the top after shooting 5-under 65s: Brian Harmon, Michael Thompson, Erik Compton and Will MacKenzie. They have a one-shot lead over … Continue reading

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Martin Laird: Children bring perspective to golf

Martin Laird tooled around the North course at the Silverado Country Club in Napa, California, with a second 67 to take a 1-shot lead in the Frys.com Open. He leads Sang-Moon Bae and Zachary Blair by 1 and the trio … Continue reading

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Free Lesson Friday

One of the things I notice most about amateurs that I play with is that they don’t practice alignment. Why would you have to practice alignment you might ask? Well, to begin with, the best players in the world, PGA … Continue reading

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