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Golf: Can Shinnecock Survive?

“It came as no surprise to learn that Shinnecock Hills, venue for this year’s US Open, will be 446 yards longer and significantly tighter than when it last staged the championship back in 2004.” So reads the article at the National Club Golfer who headline their artic

Golf: DeChambeau Destined to Win?

“I didn’t believe in destiny until Ken Venturi won the 1964 U.S. Open. I was paired with him for the final 36 holes, and how he finished, I'll never know.” says Raymond Floyd on Guy Yocom’s ‘My Shot’.
 

Golf: McIlroy’s Near Misses

“It is remarkable that a player as accomplished as McIlroy is still a work in progress in so many ways,” writes John Feinstein who concludes, “McIlroy will never say it, but he believes when he has his, “A game” as a young Tiger Woods might say, he should always wi

Golf: Favourite For Carnoustie?

 “I fancy his chances at Shinnecock and Carnoustie, two stout tests that demand a strong all-around game,“ is Alan Shipnuck’s response to the question, “Does Rickie win a major in the near future? If so, when?”

Golf: Going To the Salt Mines

“Bob would say, ‘come on, we’ll go up to the salt mines,” recalled Harrington. “That, of course, was going up to the practice range. To most people, going to the salt mines would be a miserable thing. There are a million sayings he’d come out with.”

Golf: So Be It

So be it, at the moment  I’ve given up on finding stuff on golf blogs that inspire me so I’ve had to resort to passages from my book, ‘Life’s Lessons Frae the Links’

Thanks, Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is in New Zealand at the moment for An Evening with

Golf: Playing from the “Perches”

Am I right or wrong in saying, “Only in America!” and hoping like crazy it does not catch on in the rest of the world?

Homophobia is not a question of attitude, it’s a question of power

When I was younger, I went to church.

The experience of going, for me, wasn't overly positive, so, as soon as I was able to I stopped going and haven’t been back since. I believe in a higher power, but personally, I never found that higher power inside of a church.

Golf: Arrogance is the Answer?

"Rickie Fowler's the nicest guy in the world.