Tag Archives: La Jolla

Brandt Snedeker: The Champion Reflects Back, Patiently

Brandt Snedeker won in a playoff at the Farmers Insurance Open last year at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California. It’s an idyllic course perched on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean (the one with the hang gliders floating serenely … Continue reading

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Heartbreak Hill

This is a tale of two golfers, Kyle Stanley and Spencer Levin, and their anguish on golf’s version of Heartbreak Hill, winning your first tournament on the PGA Tour. Stanley endured his crucible last week in the Farmers Insurance Open in … Continue reading

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Two Big Surprises

The two big surprises were Tiger Woods going flat on the back nine in Abu Dhabi, unable to make a birdie and Kyle Stanley blowing a five-stroke lead coming down the strectch in La Jolla. Mysteriously, all of Tiger’s consistency … Continue reading

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Taking It From The Range To The Course

There was a very interesting thing that happened in Thursday’s first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California. Phil Mickelson shot 77. Shocking right? It was just as shocking to him. I don’t feel like … Continue reading

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A Round Is Never Ruined Until It’s Ruined

Very intesting stuff going on on both sides of the world. In the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emerites, the beginning of the week was filled with anticipation. They had the … Continue reading

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How To Shoot A 62

It’s not what you think, some treatise on the swing mechanics necessary to bring a golf course to its knees. No. Instead its an oft-repeated treatise on the mental state necessary to bring your ego to its knees, although it … Continue reading

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Clash of the Titans

This week’s tournaments provide a rare occasion where the PGA Tour and the European Tour have equally significant events at the same time. The PGA Tour is in La Jolla, California for the Farmers Insurance Open. It’s played on the iconic … Continue reading

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