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Golf: Olazabal: “El Niño ya no existe”

El Pais, the Spanish daily newspaper covers José María Olazabal’s reaction to Sergio Garcia’s win at the Masters.

El Niño no longer exists

Golf: Trial By Television

“Viewers at home should not be officials wearing stripes. Let's go @Lexi, win this thing anyway.” That’s from Tiger Woods responding to the four-stroke penalty Lexi Thompson was made aware of after walking off of the 12th green on Sunday during the fourth round of the ANA.

Golf: Mr Hogan

“Hogan hits his approach to 10 feet. Doc watches Hogan get over the ball, and he's putting conventionally--no split-hand grip. He three-putts from 10 feet. He comes off 18 and Doc says, "What the hell are you doing?

Golf: The 1997 Masters: My Story by Tiger Woods

“There are a few tournaments throughout my career where I felt, ‘Just don’t screw it up,’” Woods said. “That was one of them.”

Golf: Tiger’s Latest Tale

“In 1997, Tiger Woods was already among the most-watched and closely examined athletes in history.

Rape culture: power and privilege in New Zealand

Wellington College has been in the news recently. Two young men from the school were reported for posting Facebook messages about raping drunk and unconscious girls – they were talking about sex without consent which is, by definition, rape.

Golf: Back To The Future With The Rules?

“In a game that's been too resistant to change for too many years, progress is finally being made.”
That’s from Jason Sobel’s, “With recent changes, golf breaks from tradition to embrace progress.”

Golf: Will There Be Another Zach Johnson?

“Will there be another Zach Johnson who gets to PGA Tour without much power but finds a way to win majors?”— Brian”

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Golf: How Technology Turned Against Tiger

“I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again. I think modern golf equipment has brought players much closer together. It’s more difficult to separate yourself from before. Don’t like hitting long irons? Hit a hybrid. You struggle with a slice with your driver?

Golf Undresses a Man

“The Scots have a saying (borrowed here from Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy), "Golf undresses a man." Do you believe that to be true? Does golf show us what a person is really like? How might the phrase be applied to you? Your dad? How 'bout that Patrick Reed?