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Golf: Lydia Leaves Leadbetter

“My parting words to Lydia were ‘Take control of your life. Take control of your golf game. Make more of your own decisions,’ ” Leadbetter said.

Golf: Tara Iti Catch Up

'New Zealand's newest beachside golf course is to open on October 1 with membership by invitation only and fees in the tens of thousands’.

Golf: Lydia Ko Changing Clubs?

Please tell me it isn’t true.

Golf: Strawberry Mousse Forever?

“I have this swing called Strawberry Moose. Like my back swing goes to strawberry, comes down, goes to moose, a bit faster,” she said. “I've had it in my head since the Olympics (where she finished seventh). It feels good.

Golf: The Cinderella Kid

“In 1935, just five years after the great Bob Jones won his Grand Slam and retired from competition, a 20-year-old amateur golfer in a struggling family left Racine, Wisconsin for a $17-a-week shipping clerk job in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Golf:Lydia Ko’s Clanger?

“Ko began changing to David Leadbetter's A swing about two years ago in an effort to find more length off the tee by learning how to draw the ball – moving it from right to left – which has made her less accurate without noticeably increasing her distance.” That’s fr

Golf: How Did Daly Do It?

“At the WGC-American Express at Harding Park, Daly lost to Tiger Woods when he missed a three-footer on the first hole of sudden-death playoff. Disheartened, Daly drove that night to Las Vegas and lost $1.65 million playing $5,000 slot machines.”

Golf: So What’s a Shank?

“Everyone knows that Ben Hogan is one of - perhaps the - greatest ballstrikers in golf history. But did he ever shank it? Just once, maybe? Did Hogan even know what a shank is?”

Golf: Putt For Dough – Not So

“Is putting on the PGA Tour overrated? This incredible chart seems to suggest so,” is Alex Myers’ look at the recent revelation by Columbia professor Mark Broadie, who conceived of the strokes gained concept

Drive for show, putt for dough

Golf: Lydia Ko And Choice of Caddies

“Steve Williams wonders whether Lydia Ko ‘hit panic button early’ in caddie change,” is John Strege’s comment on Lydia Ko’s decision to find a new caddie.

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