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Golf: Harder Balls Are Best

“There are very few golfers who want to give up distance from the tee, and rightly so as it’s proven the further you’re down the fairway from the tee equals closer approaches.

Golf: DeChambeau Won’t Do

“He’s a quirky personality, which might not gel well with a team of veterans who have played together for years.

Golf: “The Putter Nutter”

“How to never miss a 4ft putt . . . ever.

Golf: On Getting Ugly

“You are ­almost educating the player to be ugly. Same with Sexton.

The Best Selling Golf Book of All Time

“War hero, golf great: Tommy Armour’s amazing, untold life
Unheralded Scot recovered from horrific WW1 injuries to win Carnoustie’s first Open,“

Golf: Van de Velde’s Vanity?

“Three putt from thirty feet to win by one? Okay, fair enough I’d win by one, but what a way to finish!” was Jean Van de Velde’s comment after his historic collapse at Carnoustie.
 

Golf: Funny Fan Behaviour

“Walking around the US Open – and believe me, I walked a lot – it quickly became apparent that these idiots are very much few and far between,” writes Alex Perry while reviewing the behaviour of the weirdly dressed and vociferous patrons; Oops!

Golf; Peter Thomson R.I.P.

“For a period during the 1950s it seemed that Peter Thomson, who has died aged 88, virtually owned golf’s oldest major competition, the Open Championship. Between 1952 and 1958 the Australian won the Open four times and was three times a runner-up.”
 

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’.