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Olin Browne: On playing on the fly

Olin Browne had a good first round in the Charles Schwab Cup. He managed to post an early 4-under 66 at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, good enough to warrant a trip into the media center. Browne’s is … Continue reading

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Bernhard Langer: On how he’s going back to the short putter

Bernhard Langer has been one of the most dissatisfied players with the USGA’s decision to ban anchored putting, anchoring the top of the putter grip to the body as a stabilizing fulcrum against the yips. But the time to make … Continue reading

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Michael Allen: Doing just fine, thank you

Michael Allen got off to a great start in Saturday’s third round of the Charles Schwab Cup. He was 4-under through 8 on the Cochise course at Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. At some point in there, he extended … Continue reading

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Bernhard Langer: Faith when things go wrong

After Bernard Langer’s seemingly inevitable charge to the top of the Charles Schwab Cup standings on Thursday, preliminary preparations began for the coronation on Sunday. He rendered the Cochise course at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona almost defenseless … Continue reading

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Bernhard Langer: On finding peace on the golf course

Thursday’s first round of the Charles Schwab Cup at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, opened with Colin Montgomerie in first place for the cup point race, Jeff Maggert in second and — cue the shark music from Jaws … Continue reading

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Bernhard Langer: On Finding Peace

A recurring theme in this blog is freedom, as in the ability to completely relax and allow your swing to freely — and therefor, efficiently — swing. It all falls apart when we try to force any aspect of the … Continue reading

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Tom Pernice Jr.: Why his Schwab Cup Championship victory matters

Did you see the Schwab Cup Championship Sunday? Played on the Cochise course at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, it was a thriller. I was following the twosome of Jay Haas and Colin Montgomerie all day. I followed … Continue reading

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Dale Abraham: The Breadth of a Great Golf Teacher

Dale Abraham was just named the PGA of America – Southwest Section, Teacher of the Year. He’s been ┬áthe Director of Instruction here at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, since 2009 and the whole of it makes for … Continue reading

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Dr. Charles Adler: A Professor of Neurology Explores the Yips

One of the nicest things about living at the Desert Mountain Club here in Scottsdale, Arizona, is that you run into the most amazing people. That happens on the golf courses, of course, but it also happens at one of … Continue reading

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Commitment: Jimmy Walker and Jason Gore at Riviera

I knew my chase of the Champions Tour was coming to an end in the summer of my ninth year of trying. Through all those years of unsuccessful, relentless attempts, I was continually bolstered by my commitment in the matter. … Continue reading

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