Monthly Archives: January 2015

Jimmy Walker: A stroll in the park, sort of

Jimmy Walker began the fourth round of the Sony Open in Hawaii with a 2-shot lead. When he finished on Sunday, it was a tournament record 9. Waialae was not playing all that easy: Today, you know, it seemed the … Continue reading

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Jimmy Walker has it all teed up for another win

Friday, Tour rookie, Justin Thomas shot 9-under 61 at the Sony Open in Hawaii and I named him the “Popup Player of the Day” for exceptional play from an unlikely source. Saturday, Jimmy Walker shot 8-under 62 and no one … Continue reading

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Justin Thomas: Popup Player of the Day

PGA Tour rookie, Justin Thomas, had one of those rounds. He finished birdie, birdie, eagle for a 61 in the second round of the Sony Open in Hawaii on the Waialae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii. That got him to … Continue reading

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Webb Simpson: Returning to the short putter ego intact

As pretty much all the golf world knows, anchored putters have been banned beginning in 2016. There has been great consternation about those players who have been using anchored putters for years; Tim Clark, Bernhard Langer, Adam Scott, Carl Pettersson, … 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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Hyundai TOC: Walker and Matsuyama looking strong for Monday’s finish

With a 67, 68, 67 start, Jimmy Walker is definitely keeping the pace up in Hyundai Tournament of Champions. That sort of consistency on the Plantation Course at the Kapalua Resort in Maui, Hawaii, locked him into a tie with … Continue reading

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Hyundai Tournament of Champions: Tight leaderboard

With 36 holes down and 36 to go, we have a leaderboard at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions jam packed with top-tier talent, names and all within 4 strokes of each other. The hot guys on the Plantation Course at … Continue reading

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Russell Henley: Anatomy of a swing change

Russell Henley came out of the gate swinging his new swing to good effect in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. He looped the Par 73 Plantation Course at the Kapalua Resort in Maui in 8-under 65 with no bogeys. It … 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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