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Rory McIlroy: Realizing the payoffs in lessons learned

Rory McIlroy won going away at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina. With this length and consequent derring-do, he picked the Quail Hollow Club apart with tight lines across corners few others could carry. It was a virtuoso … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: Getting better mentally

Rory McIlroy broke his own course record at Quail Hollow in the Wells Fargo Championship shooting an 11-under 61. That is, 11 birdies and no bogeys. Pretty phenomenal on a course that the players universally describe as hard or difficult. … Continue reading

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Patrick Rodgers: The nomadic life pays off

You know me, as a quintessential underdog, I always root for the underdog. And there’s a really good one in the field this week at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte. Patrick Rodgers, who played at Stanford for three years, received … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: On what the zone feels like

Here we are coming into the next “Big Deal” tournament of the season, The Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Florida. It began with the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai back in November, moved on to the WGC-Cadillac Championship … Continue reading

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Bradley vs Jimenez almost made pay-per-view

For those of you following the WGC-Cadillac Match Play, you know that Englishman, Danny Willet and long-driving Gary Woodland will be facing off in one of the semi-final matches and Jim Furyk will have the winner of the Rory McIlroy … Continue reading

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WGC-Cadillac Match Play: The possibility of the rest

Well, if we wanted a World Golf Championship out of the Cadillac Match Play, we certainly got that. We go into the Final 16 with a wide range of nationalities from around the globe including: Northern Ireland (1), Japan (1), … Continue reading

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Jordan Spieth: More than just the Masters Champion

Perhaps the best thing that came out of Jordan Spieth’s incredible win at the Masters on Sunday was that it affirmed the civility of the game. We have for some time now been enjoying the fresh-faced, gentility of Rory McIlroy. … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods at the Masters: Happy to be here, ready to go

A lot of choice detail came out of Tiger Woods’ Masters media session on Tuesday. Tiger isn’t known for being particularly expressive with the media although when I saw him in Phoenix, his body language seemed open, unhurried and willing. … Continue reading

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WGC-Cadillac Championship: A hard course on a hard day

An elite field of 74 players (Thomas Bjorn withdrew after eight holes) teed it up in the WGC-Cadillac Championship on the famous Blue Monster at Trump National Doral and what we know for sure is that it is a very … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: The value in failure

Rory McIlroy had a tough week last week at the Honda Classic, missing the cut and spending the weekend a short drive away at his house. That was particularly deflating because he was using the Honda as a tuneup for … Continue reading

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