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The Tour Championship: Jim Furyk chats about Tour life, FedExCup and friendships

The Tour Championship begins Thursday in Atlanta at the East Lake Golf Club. There were three good interviews with Rory, Billy Horschel and Chris Kirk, but the one that grabbed my attention was Jim Furyk’s. Now I realize that Furyk’s … Continue reading

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Pebble Beach State of Mind

Now comes the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am again. It’s played on three courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Club and Monterey Peninsula Country Club. The first thing that hits a first-time player of this event is the … Continue reading

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Coming Of Age

Keegan Bradley won the PGA Grand Slam at the Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda. The winner of the PGA Championship was pitted against the winner of the Masters, Charl Swartzel; the winner of the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy; … Continue reading

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Last Chance For Glory

Last chance for glory as far as this year’s majors go. If you haven’t already won the Masters (Charl Schwartzel), the U.S. Open (Rory McIlroy) or the British Open (Darren Clarke), then this week’s PGA Championship is your last chance … Continue reading

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Transferable Tour Wisdom

Is your game in the doldrums? Are you having trouble getting it together? Do you think you should be playing a whole lot better than you are? Darren Clarke, winner of this year’s British Open, had some real jewels in … Continue reading

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Tiger’s Back!

But not everybody is happy to see him. Back in my Monday qualifying days, I grew close to a number of guys out there. But none more so than Larry Filippi from Chicago and Lee Van Dover from St. Louis. … Continue reading

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When It’s Your Time

There were at least two times during Darren Clarke’s winning final round at this year’s British Open at Royal St. Georges in Sandwich, England, that I knew I didn’t have to worry about him anymore. It was just his time. The … Continue reading

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I Fear For Darren

Darren Clarke, that is. Clarke is the affable Northern Irishman who leads this year’s British Open at Royal St. George’s in Sandwich, England, by one stroke after 54 holes. What he accomplished Saturday was nothing short of spectacular. In howling … Continue reading

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The Wide Open Open

What do all of these top 50 players in the world have in common? Luke Donald (1) Lee Westwood (2) Matt Kuchar (7) Graeme McDowell (9) Nick Watney (10) Ian Poulter (16) Robert Karlsson (18) Hunter Mahan (20) Francesco Molinari … Continue reading

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