Tag Archives: Jack Nicklaus

Martin Kaymer: If you try to defend then you’re not free enough

The USGA gave the players in the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 their day of reckoning. The first two days there was a nice steady stream of rounds under par, the most notable, Martin … Continue reading

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Hideki Matsuyama: An Inevitable Win at the Memorial

Hideki Matsuyama beat Kevin Na on the first playoff hole of the 2014 Memorial Tournament at Murifield Village in Dublin, Ohio. Ever since I saw him play in person in Phoenix, I thought this win was inevitable. I first became … Continue reading

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“Breakthrough at Burneyville”

We’ve all heard of Charlie Sifford and Lee Elder, but a family man from Los Angeles, Pete Brown, was the first African-American to win a PGA Tour event. The Waco Turner Open Invitational was an opposite-field event [the Tournament of … 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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Presidents Cup: In A Nutshell

The 2013 Presidents Cup begins Thursday with four days of great matches instead of the three we normally get with the Ryder Cup. Here are the four-day formats: Thursday Four-ball (All 12 players from each team in 6 matches) Friday … Continue reading

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Colin Montgomerie: He’s Baaack

Listening to Colin Montgomerie covering the U.S. Open on the Golf Channel, we sort of got a sense that his 50th birthday was nearing and we all knew that meant he was at least eligible to make a run at … Continue reading

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Thinking About Confidence

We wouldn’t need confidence if we didn’t have egos. You know, that ephemeral superstructure we humans erect over our essence until such time as we return to the spirit world. That ephemeral defense mechanism that we don’t need once we … Continue reading

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Jack Nicklaus: How to Prepare For a Major

This charming little dialogue at the end of Matt Kuchar’s winning interview session at the Memorial Tournament came up between the media, Jack Nicklaus and Kuchar. It’s about how to go about preparing properly for a major. This had a … Continue reading

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In The Presence of Jack Nicklaus

The one and only time that I was in presence of Jack Nicklaus on a one-on-one basis was so spontaneous, I didn’t have enough time to get too nervous. He had come back to Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, … Continue reading

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PNC Father-Son Challenge: It’s All About Family

First of all, the tournament title has become a misnomer. There are two daughters, a stepson and a grandson playing with their tour pro fathers, stepfather and grandfather. One year, Lee Janzen played with the late Payne Stewart’s son, Aaron, … Continue reading

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