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Golf: Gimme A Break!

Golf: Gimme A Break!

The intensity and the desire to win the Presidents Cup was very much in evidence right from the start.
Day one and on the first green of the Scott/Choi and Woods/Stricker match and Steve Stricker was asked to sink a mere two-foot putt.

Golf:The Yanks Are Comin'!

Golf:The Yanks Are Comin'!

‘Americans have too much firepower to lose’ looks like a New York Times headline in support of the latest American military excursion. But not so, it’s Ron Sirak’s statement on the likelihood of a win for Team America in the Presidents Cup.

Golf In Godzone: Lydia Ko - A World Class Kiwi

Golf In Godzone: Lydia Ko - A World Class Kiwi

‘Lydia Ko, the 14-year-old New Zealand golfer, has become the first recipient of the Mark H McCormack Medal for women, awarded to the top-ranked golfer in the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR)’ writes Bob Warters at his British blog, Golf Magic.

Golf: “Good On You Greg!”

Commenting on what’s sadly become a media frenzy regarding Steve Williams' remarks, Greg Norman said, “Steve's not a racist…We’ve all made stupid comments at stupid times. Unfortunately his stupid comment became global news.

Golf: G-Mac’s Amazing Turn Around

Graeme McDowell’s amazing turn around in form begs the question, “How come?”

Golf in Godzone: Where To Go in 2012

The Lonely Planet has just named the Southern Lakes and Queenstown as one of its recommended destinations for 2012. The region came in at number eight in a list which included the island of Hvar in Croatia, Canada's Maritime Provinces and coastal Wales which came in first.

Golf: Luke Donald Player Of…Well At Least October 2011

Golf: Luke Donald Player Of…Well At Least October 2011

“Perversely, I am almost rooting for Simpson to win the Player of the Year thing. If he does win the vote, any credibility it still retains would be destroyed forever.” So says John Huggan in this week’s Elling/Huggan Pond Scrum.

Golf: Donald Disgusted By Decision

‘One day after half the planet believed he (Luke Donald) had effectively nailed down the PGA Tour's top-player award with a stellar, career-defining victory at Disney World, the tour brass moved back the seasonal finish line.’ So writes a sympathetic Steve Elling.

Golf: Thomson Says Tiger Is Too Fast

Peter Thomson, a five times Open champion and captain of the winning international team when the Presidents Cup was played in Australia in 1998 is discussing the controversial pick of Tiger for the US team.

Golf: "One Of The Wonders Of The Golfing World"

Royal Melbourne the venue for the forthcoming Presidents Cup contest between the USA and an international team is mentioned in this week’s Elling/Huggan Pond Scrum.