Monthly Archives: September 2010

“Was Tiger a Good Pick?”

A reader asked me yesterday if I thought Tiger was a good pick by Captain Corey Pavin to the Ryder Cup Team.  And my answer was “yes.” And my reasons were the same as everybody else who has an opinion about … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Warriors

Well, what a great end to the PGA Tour season. The Tour Championship and FedExCup were a resounding success and a worthy champion was crowned. No dark-horse fluke in Jim Furyk. And now we roll right into the grand theatre … Continue reading

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Love Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry

This week is a big deal. As if last week’s Tour Championship and FedExCup weren’t enough for our hearts, now comes the biennial, delightfully nationalistic Ryder Cup. It begins Friday with the European Team hosting the United States Team and … Continue reading

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The $11,350,000 Putt…

…came down to 2 feet, 5 inches…and was sunk by Jim Furyk to win the Tour Championship and $1,350,000…and win the FedExCup bonus race and $10,000,0000.  Furyk said after the round that the putt was “dummy proof” and he was … Continue reading

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Aussie Rules II

You’ll remember that yesterday we were left in the question, “Will the Aussie rule or will the late-night Aussie Rules football championship rule him?  Australian, Geoff Ogilvy, on the range at the Tour Championship at 10:00 in the morning, admitted … Continue reading

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Aussie Rules

Australian, Geoff Ogilvy, jumped into the first round lead at the Tour Championship with a 4-under 66. This was not a surprise to me because, with one U.S. Open under his belt, this guy knows how to win the “big … Continue reading

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The Jambalaya Open

Jambalaya: a dish of Creole origin, consisting of rice cooked with ham, sausage, chicken, or shellfish, herbs, spices, and vegetables, esp. tomatoes, onions, and peppers.  …especially onions and peppers. Spiiicy.  And that’s sort of what we have a the Tour … Continue reading

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When The Circus Comes To Town

There is an energy that gets generated when the circus comes to town.  The pristine, natural settings of gorgeous golf courses become transformed by the high energy required to host a major golf tournament. Dozens of grandstands need to be … Continue reading

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Everything Looks So Normal On The Surface

The Tour Championship begins tomorrow at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Paired in twosomes in the order they finished in FedExCup points, the first tee time is 11:35 (Eastern) and the Golf Channel broadcast begins at 1:00 in time … Continue reading

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Who Are You Really?

A reader sent me this September 18, 2010 article, “A Game of Emotional Distress,” from the Wall Street Journal: http://tinyurl.com/25nhdu4  (Subscription may be required.)  It’s about the slump that Tiger Woods finds himself in with just two weeks to go … Continue reading

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