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Open Championship: 1st round notes

The 2014 Open Championship began Thursday at Royal Liverpool. For all the understandable trepidation about the weather, the day turned out to be glorious. The wind was a modest factor in shot selections and the sun never stopped shining. Friday, … Continue reading

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Ben Martin Leads Zurich Classic After a 62

Ben Martin shot a course-record 62 in the first round of the Zurich Classic. That put him two shots in front of the rest of the field at the TPC Louisiana in Avendale, Louisiana. Andrew Svoboda is the first player … Continue reading

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Jim Furyk: Following Up a 59 and Other Thoughts on Golf

In Friday’s second round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club, Jim Furyk became just the sixth player to shoot a 59 in a competitive round. He also became the first one to do so with a bogey … Continue reading

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Jim Furyk: Sixth Player Ever to Shoot 59

And not only did Furyk shoot 59, the holy grail of competitive golf, he was the first one to do it with a bogey on the card. It thus becomes the lowest round ever in the BMW Championship, this one … Continue reading

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Jason Dufner: Sandbags the Field at the PGA Championship

He looks so unassuming, Jason Dufner does. There’s all of this commotion about “Dufnering,” his semi-comatose, seated pose, arms close to his sides, that makes him look like he’s in some sort of restraints and drugged. It got started with … Continue reading

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2013 PGA Championship: Prepare For a Cerebral Final Round

Sunday’s final round at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, probably comes down to one of these six players: -9 — Jim Furyk -8 — Jason Dufner -7 — Henrik Stenson -6 — Jonas … Continue reading

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Jason Dufner: An Honor to Break Hogan’s Record

Jason Dufner had a pretty good day for himself at the PGA Championship. It rained in the morning on Oak Hill Country Club and he had an afternoon tee time. The rainy Rochester morning meant softer fairways that you could … Continue reading

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PGA Championship: How the Notables Fared

You look at the 156-man leaderboard for the PGA Championship and your eyes can glaze over. So many men and so many stories. And it’s a major. There are few surprises, but the usual suspects are sprinkled throughout, some streaking … Continue reading

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Jim Furyk: Ready to Move On If Only We’d Let Him

Generally I like Cameron Morfit and the stuff he writes for Golf Magazine and I’ve linked to a couple of his columns. But in this column, “The Unraveling of Jim Furyk: Lessons learned from a season marked by failure,” he … Continue reading

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Torrey Pines: Playing Like a Kid

As everybody probably knows, the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines was obliterated by a fog bank that just would not go away. And it teased all day long. At one point, the first group went … Continue reading

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