Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bubba Watson: Free Associating

Without trying too hard, Bubba Watson, last year’s winner of the Masters has become one of golf’s characters. That’s why the Tour invited him into the media center at this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club in Orlando, … Continue reading

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Gamblers, Hustlers and Drinkers: A Cautionary Tale

Back in my Monday qualifying days one of my friends told me his story of running into the famous golf hustler, Titanic Thompson, when my friend was a rookie on Tour. He made the mistake of getting into a bunker-shots … Continue reading

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The Psychology of a Loss

Stacy Lewis won the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday by reeling off five birdies over the closing eight holes. When that run started, she was 3 shots down having gotten within 2 at the turn. But it could … Continue reading

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Stacy Lewis: World No. 1 Transformer

With Stacy Lewis’ 3-shot win over Ai Miyazato at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort, she moves into the position of the World No. 1 as soon as the numbers are recalculated … Continue reading

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Ai Miyazato: Just Keep Doing What She Knows Works

With a four-shot lead after three rounds of the RR Donnelley LPGA Founder Cup at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort, Ai Miyazato has control after shooting a flawless, 5-under 67: Well, let’s see, it was a pretty solid … Continue reading

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Ai Miyazato: Finding Freedom by Not Trying to Find Freedom

I followed Ai Miyazato — Japan’s greatest player since joining the Tour in 2006, a nine-time winner and currently World No. 9 — on her back nine in Friday’s second round of the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup at the … Continue reading

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Sandra Gal: Still Working on Staying in the Present

I interviewed Sandra Gal last year at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup about her ideas on mastery; how to get yourself to do what you know how to do. It was pretty extensive for such a short interview, but … Continue reading

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LPGA Tour: Where the Girls Show the Boys How to Play

Wednesday was pro-am day at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort. And once again the Tour was using a little creativity in who they invited to play with the pros. Once I … Continue reading

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Yani Tseng: World No. 1 and Still Playing With Appreciation

Before my exclusive interview with her (below), Yani Tseng began with her scheduled media session at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup and here are some interesting excerpts from that: MODERATOR: You’ve held the Number 1 spot in the Rolex … Continue reading

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On The Ground at RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup

Okay, call me a homer. First of all, the tournament is here in the “Valley of the Sun,” specifically the northern Phoenix suburbs. But Scottsdale is just a couple of miles east, so it still counts as a home game … Continue reading

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