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I'm an avid golfer, using this blog to share my thoughts on the game of golf. I welcome your feedback.

Ryder Cup “What if”s

There are still a lot of “what if”s floating around after the monumental final day collapse of Team USA at the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah.  The two biggest are why send the winless  Steve Stricker and Tiger Woods out … Continue reading

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Longtime Caddie Returns to Crooked Stick

In an earlier post about the differences between the 1991 PGA Championship and the 2012 BMW Championship both held at Crooked Stick, “The PGA Tour & Crooked Stick: Then and Now”, we speculated that it was highly unlikely that any … Continue reading

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Worst Player to Win a Major

The title of “Best Player Without a Major” is a debate that has kept 19th holes buzzing for years.  Davis Love III wore that crown until the 1997 PGA Championship.  Phil Mickelson got the monkey off his back with the … Continue reading

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The PGA Tour & Crooked Stick: Then and Now

When the PGA Tour stops in Carmel, Indiana for the 2012 BMW Championship at Crooked Stick GC, Sept. 6-9, it will be the first time since the 1991 PGA Championship on that same course that the PGA Tour has held … Continue reading

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Mental Toughness: An Interview with Dr. Rob Bell

“Competitive golf is played mainly on a five-and-a-half inch course — the space between your ears.”  That was Bobby Jones’ assessment of the importance of the mental aspect of golf.  That quip from nearly 80 years ago is still relevant … Continue reading

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Free Golf at the Super Bowl?

Did the prospect of free golf help Indianapolis snag Super Bowl XLVI?  That’s the story according to Mark Miles, Chairman of the 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee.  At a recent gathering at the Skyline Club in Indianapolis, Miles related the … Continue reading

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Let 2012 Golf Begin!

With a thin layer of snow covering the tees and greens and temperatures hovering in the low 20’s, golfers here in Indiana have to get our golf vicariously.  That’s why we’re looking forward to the beginning of the PGA Tour … Continue reading

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