Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Fall Series – The McGladrey Classic Results

The PGA Tour is a tough place to have a bad day.  Troy Merritt began his day in the last group, one stroke back of the lead. After a lackluster first year on Tour, that’s right where he wanted to … Continue reading

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Lies The Ego Tells

When first confronted with the idea that, after all these years, we’re not who we think we are, that there is this well-hidden demarcation in us between our spiritual essence and our egos, we start to wonder, “Hmm. Who can … Continue reading

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The Big Break Food Fight

Over the course of the early days of this blog, we’ve been discussing the requirements for playing golf exceptionally, wherever you are on the golfers’ food chain…and, by implication, being exceptional everywhere else in life too.  We’ve been talking about … Continue reading

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Still Plenty of Time

At least that’s what Tour players stuck near the top-125 cutoff to retain their Tour cards are telling themselves as they head into the second of the five final tournaments in the Fall Series at this week’s McGladrey Classic. It … Continue reading

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Practicing Practicing

In yesterday’s post, I wrote about attaining a higher level of consciousness by simply tuning out the ego and the thoughts and feelings that come with it. And that when we can pry the ego off of our essential self, we get access … Continue reading

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Looking Into Consciousness

In my previous post discussing Hunter Mahan’s loss of his match on the final day of the Ryder Cup, I wrote:  …The only time that they don’t [think of failure] is when [they] are so absorbed in the moment that [their] attention … Continue reading

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Taking Blame Out of the Game

Hunter Mahan lost the Ryder Cup today. The last match on the course, he needed to win one of the last two holes to halve his match with Graeme McDowell, the reigning U.S. Open Champion, for the United States to win … Continue reading

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The Fall Series – The Viking Classic Results

With the rains at the Ryder Cup in Wales causing the Singles matches to go into Monday, I thought it would be a good time to check back with the forgotten warriors in Madison, Mississippi, fighting for their professional lives. There … Continue reading

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Being In Your Head

In a previous post, I wondered if rookie PGA Tour player, Rickie Fowler, was an old soul. He had just been selected as one of Ryder Cup Captain, Corey Pavin’s, discretionary picks to the team. But after a mental blunder … Continue reading

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Uncertainty

“The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain,” as Eliza Doolittle was finally able to slide across her Cockney tongue. But in Wales in October, it falls everywhere. And that’s the story of the first day at the Ryder Cup.  … Continue reading

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