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Golf: The Road to Hell

“Fairways to heaven? My experience of playing golf is more a road to hell” So reads Dan Jones’ headline which contains a large photograph of the gentleman directly beneath his, some would say and especially golfers, rather daring suggestion.
 

Golf: Great Expectations at Le Golf National

“What to expect from Le Golf National at the Ryder Cup” writes Mark Townsend who goes on to say, “It’s not tricked up, you can see what’s in front of you and you can’t just pull out the driver and give it a rip.”

Golf: American Crowds Can’t Handle Their Drink

"Maybe that’s because they sell beer at 7 a.m. and Americans can’t drink." writes Alex Meyers quoting Thomas Pieters who we recall was one of the successes of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.
 
Hazeltine hostility

Golf: The Lost Art of Putting

“Does the stroke create the putt or does the putt create the stroke?

Golf: Greed is Good?

Over at USA TODAY, Paul Daughtery writes, “Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson on pay-per-view is more about greed than golf,” adding that, “This isn’t golf. It’s vaudeville.”
 
Naked-greed grab

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,“