Tag Archives: U.S. Senior Open

Colin Montgomerie: Living Life Large

Colin Montgomerie had a great first day at the U.S. Senior Open. They’re playing in Edmond, Oklahoma, on one of Pete Dye’s early courses, Bent Tree National, and, for a course set up by the USGA, Montgomerie tore it up. … Continue reading

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Lance Ten Broeck: Bucking the Odds

Must these things always end badly? An obscure player somehow cobbles together a great round…and then another…and finds himself the 36-hole leader of a major championship. It’s not supposed to happen, it’s always delightful when it does, but the sands … Continue reading

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Tom Kite: The 42-year-old version

Tom Kite did something at the U.S. Senior Open that’s never been done before. He shot 28 and broke the USGA Men’s Championship record for the low nine-hole score. The Indianwood G&CC just north of Detroit, Michigan, is a 35 … Continue reading

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Gerry James: One of Golf’s Characters

A hat tip to the Golf Channel’s, Jason Sobel, for this tweet: Just read this. Maybe the most incredible backstory to ever find its way into a major championship interview room. To call this interview with Gerry James incredible understates … Continue reading

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Fairytales

There’s an old saying in professional golf, “Every shot makes somebody happy.” And that pertains to fairytales too. The most seductive thing about watching professional golf is that there’s almost always a fairytale ending. You just never know whose fairytale … Continue reading

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Three Good Sunday Stories

The Women’s British Open There must be something in the German water all of a sudden. For years, the only German golfer any Americans knew was Bernhard Langer. In a distinguished career strung across the PGA Tour, the Ryder Cup … Continue reading

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