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Golf: Oakmont – Taming the Monster

“On a day when Adam Scott shot an 82, Phil Mickelson a 77 and 154 of 156 had failed to beat par, at least one of their rank had tamed the monster.”
James Corrigan is recalling Paul Casey’s remarkable round at the Oakmont U.S. Open of 2007

Golf: Six-hour Rounds and Traveling Around Like a Gypsy

‘Part of the challenge for Mav (Maverick McNealy son of Scott McNealy who co-founded Sun Microsystems) and the thing I worry about most is will he get intellectually bored after three years, trying to spend eight hours a day on the range, playing six-hour rounds and traveling around like a

Golf : Muirfield’s Men-Only Maybe Not So Wrong

“Rest of the world ‘support’ Muirfield’s female ban,” reads the headline in The Scotsman.

According to Twitter

I'm Betting On Jason Day For The U.S. Open

Come June 13 the U.S. Open returns to Oakmont where as reported in 1962 by Golf magazine, “New Kid in Town: Nicklaus Defeats Palmer to Win '62 Open at Oakmont.”

Golf: R.I.P. Christy O’Connor Snr

 “While he never attained the major championship glory that has come to so many of the modern Irish players from Padraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell and Darren Clarke to Graeme McDowell, his achievements were every bit as great and he leaves a huge mark on the history of the Irish and

Golf: The Deer Velvet Drama Redux

“Pete Madden at has the lowdown on some sensational courtroom drama in Vijay's lawsuit vs. the PGA Tour, including Vijay's push to expose player names.” That comes from Geoff Shackelford’s blog.

Vijay Gets a Whiff of New Zealand

Famous authors and warrior Mums are taking back Mother’s Day

Mother's Day means acknowledging what a Mum is.

Golf: Sir Bob Charles Welcomed to The R&A

“Gavin Caldwell, captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, said, "I am delighted to welcome Sir Bob Charles as an Honorary Member of the Club.”

Golf: Sam Neill – Captain of the R&A

“Nigel John Dermot "Sam" Neill (born 14 September 1947) is a New Zealand actor. He is perhaps best known for his starring role as palaeontologist Dr Alan Grant in Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III.”