Dave Shedloski

Recent Works

  • Ernie Els has had plenty to celebrate this week, despite closing his third round with three straight birdies.
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    Signs Of Life

    Ernie Els may be too far back to contend for the PGA Championship. But it has still been an encouraging showing for a player working his way back
    August 14, 2009
  • hail to the victor: Song, who was born in Michigan, but lives in Korea, became the first woman since 1988 to win two USGA events in one year.

    'It's Breathtaking'

    USC soph Jennifer Song joins elite company when she follows her WAPL title with a U.S. Women's Amateur win in St. Louis
    August 10, 2009
  • change for the better: Van Pelt's failure to close out tournaments was getting him down, but adjustments to his game prior to Milwaukee boosted his confidence and set up his first tour victory.

    Extra Sweet

    Bo Van Pelt ends years of frustration with a playoff victory in Milwaukee
    July 20, 2009
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    A Week Like No Other

    Tiger. Phil. Sergio. Sept. 11. Bethpage. Why the first People's Open still shines
    June 8, 2009
  • worth the wait: Eleven years since winning an event on the Nationwide Tour, Allen was unflappable at difficult Canterbury, becoming just the fourth man to snare a major title in his senior debut.

    First Impressions

    After 334 PGA Tour starts journeyman Michael Allen needs exactly one Senior PGA Championship to be a winner again
    May 25, 2009
  • That's all, folks: Johnson's 10-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole netted him his second victory of 2009 and sixth of his PGA Tour career.

    Steady As He Goes

    Zach Johnson follows a third-round 60 with a steely close, good enough to retain the Valero Texas Open title in a playoff
    May 18, 2009
  • Phil Mickelson's hopes of a second Players Championship might have drowned in the water on the 16th hole.

    Birdies And Bogeys

    An unscientific breakdown of the day's highs and lows
    May 6, 2009
  • A missed opportunity at the Masters continues to gnaw at Tiger Woods.

    Woods Not Done Stewing

    Tiger Woods can laugh now about his disappointing finish in the Masters. But that's not to say he's over it
    April 20, 2009
  • The Masters was once defined by dramatic Sunday finishes. Players say it won't take much to get back there.

    Well, Now That You Ask ...

    When players were asked what they would change about the Masters if they were in charge, the answers ranged from "Not a thing" to "Where do I start?"
    March 30, 2009
  • stepping stone: Harrington's T-11 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational was his best finish of 2009 as he builds toward a big week at the Masters.

    A Question Of Confidence

    Despite a slow start to the 2009 season, Padraig Harrington remains resolute as he seeks his third straight major title
    March 30, 2009
  • Tiger Woods used his considerable influence to entertain some PGA Tour sponsors. "We all have to do things like that," Woods said.

    Woods Plays Host To Tour Sponsors

    Pitching in with the PGA Tour's precarious sponsorships, Tiger Woods entertained a group of CEOs earlier this week
    March 26, 2009
  • Boo Weekley said a scorecard mishap that led to a playing partner's disqualification taught him a valuable lesson.

    Adventures In Math Revisited

    After a scorecard incident two seasons ago, Sergio Garcia and Boo Weekley say they can laugh about the matter ... now
    March 14, 2009
  • It is in events like the World Golf Championships that fans can learn about players such as Prayad Marksaeng.

    World Stage

    While lacking the prestige of majors, the World Golf Championships still present a rare opportunity for players of disparate backgrounds to share the spotlight
    March 12, 2009
  • Tiger Woods' opening round of 1-under par 71 in the CA Championship could be deemed respectable -- if not for the 39 players who fared better

    Welcome To Golf

    If Tiger Woods had forgotten what a frustrating round felt like during his layoff, Dave Shedloski says the game's No. 1 player was reminded on Thursday
    March 11, 2009
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    Why Golf Is A Dirty Word In Washington

    Excluded from the stimulus package and excoriated by pols for its corporate entertainment, golf continues to draw fire
    March 9, 2009
  • The best don't always win, but Woods, the '08 champ, is usually difficult to match.

    Emphatically Unpredictable

    Experienced in the match-play format, past Ryder Cup captains Nick Faldo and Paul Azinger explore the ­attributes you don't want in an opponent
    February 23, 2009
  • Golf Awaits Fallout From Stanford Scandal

    Stanford Financial Group, sponsor of the Stanford St. Jude Championship, and its founder, R. Allen Stanford, have been charged with a "massive" fraud by the SEC
    February 16, 2009
  • striping it: Johnson birdied five of his final 11 holes Sunday, breaking out of a logjam to win his second event in the last four months.

    Aloha Replay

    Zach Johnson holds off David Toms to win the Sony Open, but it was local hero Tadd Fujikawa who (once again) steals the show
    January 19, 2009
  • Pavin is one of only three men to have won consecutive titles at Waialae CC.

    "Little Captain America" Is Ready

    Approaching 50 and diving into his responsibilities as the Ryder Cup captain, Corey Pavin begins what is most likely his last full season on the PGA Tour
    January 14, 2009
  • The new grooves rule is a big challenge, but not as big as facing down kidney cancer.

    Vokey Meets The Challenges

    Bob Vokey, the pre-eminent wedge designer in golf, is bearing down on his latest challenges and it's not just the new USGA rule on grooves
    January 13, 2009
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