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Davis Love III: One Last Look Back

Two readers emailed this post at Golf.com by Davis Love III. I had to pass it along because it is so humble, so responsible, so joyous and so wistfully sad, it has to be brought as high up into the … Continue reading

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Davis Love III: Reflections on the Ryder Cup Loss

Ryder Cup captain, Davis Love III, turned in his note pads and radios and headed to Las Vegas to play in the J.T. Shriners. It seemed a bit of a surprise, but as he explained in this media session, he … Continue reading

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The Elegant and Gracious Sandra Gal: Cub Reporter

I first wrote about Germany’s Sandra Gal in, “A Star is Born,” when she won the LPGA’s Kia Classic in Los Angeles in 2011. It was her first victory. I was so impressed with her because she held it together … Continue reading

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Putting Precision Revisited

In Monday’s post, I wrote about how the European team felt like they had the late Seve Ballesteros looking over them and that while their victory would be difficult, it was also inevitable. So that’s where they began the day. … Continue reading

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The Ryder Cup: Playing Like It’s Going to Happen

The European team beat a very tough U.S. team, 14 1/2 to 13 1/2 to retain the Ryder Cup…again. If you read the American transcripts, it’s all about the other guy making a lot of crucial putts…or knocking in improbable … Continue reading

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Ryder Cup: An Embarrassment of Riches

The score after the first day’s matches in the 2012 Ryder Cup stands at 5 – 3 in favor of the Americans. And if they hadn’t run into a buzz saw in the form of an increasingly less obscure young … Continue reading

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The Ryder Cup: The First Tee

When I was in high school, somehow I managed to get on my class’s Gym Night relay team. I know I wasn’t a senior because I beat the guy who ran the anchor leg for them. So I probably was … Continue reading

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Davis Love III: Captain America in the Team Room

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been watching the Ryder Cup for so long, I can’t even remember when I started. I’m not sure whether it’s lackluster early-years matches, my multi-tasking attention span or my failing memory. But like … Continue reading

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The Tour Championship: The Rory and Tiger Show

The best thing about the Tour Championship in Atlanta is that only the 30 best players in the world are there. This is not just elite, it’s super elite. The…30…best…players…in…the…world. As measured by the years they had in 2012. For … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: On This “Zone” Thing

The central theme of this blog is mastery; mastery as it relates to golf specifically and life generally (because how you do anything is how you do everything). The central tenant of golf mastery is to approach the game with … Continue reading

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