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Golf: “The purest links golf course in the world”

Five-times Open Champion, Peter Thompson describes Brora as, “The purest links golf course in the world” and Robin Wilson at Scottish Golf View writes, “Brora Ranked No 9 in Britain’s Value For Money Courses.”

Golf in Godzone: “Plonker Of The Year”

“…how could anyone get close to this intellectually challenged Kiwi?" writes John Huggan discussing his annual “Huggy” awards.

Golf: Baker-Finch’s Driver “Yips”

“Golfers of quality are not immune to the "yips" but in 99 cases out of 100 it’s the putting "yips.

Golf in Godzone: Mal’s “Slip Of The Tongue”

Mal Tongue coached Michael Campbell during Cambo’s amateur years and no doubt can take a wee bit of credit for his later successes.

Golf: The Machrie – The Must Play In 2012

“Do you get many Americans coming here?” I asked Simon Freeman, the head greenkeeper at The Machrie, Isle of Islay.

“Only the ones who know their golf and the history of the game.”

Golf: “The best single round of golf you ever saw?”

Dan Jenkins has become the first living writer to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and when recently asked what was, “The best single round of golf you ever saw, the best tournament you ever saw, and the best story you ever wrote?

Golf: Another First For Luke And More From Rory’s Ex

The good news is, Luke Donald has just been named the 2011 PGA Tour Player of the Year becoming the first Briton to win the award since it started in 1990.

Golf: Putting Problems? – The Anser Is…

Golf: Putting Problems? – The Anser Is…

“It seemed like old times to see Tiger Woods rolling in crucial birdie putts on the final two holes of the Chevron World Challenge,” writes Mike Purkey at this week’s Global Golf Post.

Golf: Did Donald Backtrack? – Don’t Think So

Golf: Did Donald Backtrack? – Don’t Think So

Luke Donald’s remark that he thinks Rory-Mac has more talent than Tiger has got lots of media coverage and now Ray Ballengee tells us, “Donald backtracks on Tiger, Rory comments”.

Golf: Sean Foley Says (Diddly) Squat?

Tiger’s swing coach Sean Foley is featured at Golf Digest; ‘Squat For Power - Tiger's dip can add distance to your game’
 
For the reader who’s unaware of North American slang, diddly-squat means a small or worthless amount.