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Golf: Rory's Year at Augusta

“It’s the most confident I’ve been for a decade that it’s McIlroy’s time to pull on sport’s most famous piece of clothing" writes Alex Perry.

Golf: Steve Williams Says

“but I would not be surprised if an unheralded player or a first-timer won. A big part of winning a major championship is being able to handle the pressure that the galleries bring down the stretch. Without that, it lets in guys who may otherwise struggle in that pressure cooker.

Golf: Bandits Beware – Don’t Think So

“Has the golfing bandit had their final hurrah?,” writes James Corrigan at The Telegraph.
Else where, Denis Walsh at The Times writes, “Days of the handicap bandit are over under golf’s new global system.”

Golf: DeChambeau Dumbing Down The Game

“It’s not a skill to hit the ball a long way in my opinion,” Fitzpatrick said. “I could put on 40 pounds. I could go and see a biomechanist, and I could gain 40 yards; that’s actually a fact. I could put another two inches on my driver. I could gain that.

Golf: Sergio’s Eyes Wide Shut

‘Sergio Garcia found a way to win again, even if he had to close his eyes to see it,’ writes Dave Shedloski.


Golf: Bryson Beating Up Augusta?

“It’s easy to imagine him having wedges into 1, 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 17, and 18. And he can drive it onto the green at number 3. On the par-5 2nd and 15th holes he might have at most a 9-iron in, and he’ll get home on 8, too. Short-irons on three par-3s: 6, 12 and 16.

Golf: Cambo’s ‘Underwhelming’ 2005 US Open Win

“Michael Campbell has laughed off an article describing his US Open victory as "underwhelming" and was pleased to see how social media reacted to the comments.”

Golf: DJ’s Simple Fix For Poor Putting

“Dustin Johnson used this simple drill to fix his putting and win $15 million,” writes Luke Kerr-Dineen

Golf: Applauds For Arrowtown Golf Course

‘Expert’s take: Not only a great short course. It’s one of the very best courses in New Zealand. Brilliant. Wild. And you can be a member for a year for $600, less than it costs for one game across the road at The Hills.’ As quoted by golf.com

Golf: Nice Chutt

No it’s not a typo. Add this one to your golf vocabulary and maybe even try it.
Chutt is a chip-putt shot.

Tod Leonard writes, “Incredible ace with a putter at Sheep Ranch: Golfer talks about how she pulled it off”