Tag Archives: La Quinta

Brian Gay: Getting Better is a Process

Brian Gay’s playoff victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge on the Palmer Private course at PGA West in La Quinta, California, marked the end of a long hard slog to get better. After two wins in 2009, he watched his … Continue reading

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Sometimes Steady Is Good Enough

This is this week’s face of elite golf on the PGA Tour and, unless you follow the PGA Tour fairly closely, you probably never heard of him. He’s Mark Wilson, all 5′ 8″ and 145 pounds of him. He won the Humana … Continue reading

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Pardon Me! Coming Through!

Would that the wind in La Quinta, California had been that polite Saturday. Instead, it came blasting into the Coachella Valley wrecking havoc on trees, innocent dirt just lying around and a golf scoreboard that ended up in the greenside … Continue reading

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The Track Meet Open – On Steroids

To review, when the sun set Thursday night on the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California, we had two players, Camilo Villegas and David Toms, who were tied for the lead by shooting spectacular, 9-under par, 63s. They had a … Continue reading

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The Track Meet Open

The Humana Challenge has another great thing going for it besides its partnership with President Clinton: the Palm Springs desert produces ideal conditions for grooming perfect golf courses and then playing them. If you’ve never played a desert course, the … Continue reading

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Greg Norman Interview

On the eve of the first round in La Quinta, California, I was going through Wednesday’s transcripts from the Humana Challenge and, no surprise, one of the four was Greg Norman. No surprise because Humana’s partner, Bill Clinton, knew that Norman would … Continue reading

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PGA Tour Q-School Finals

The “Fall Classic” is upon the PGA Tour again today, the last chance to earn a Tour card for 2012. All the other easy last chances have long since come and gone. There were all four tournaments in the Fall … Continue reading

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