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Jordan Spieth and the Grand Slam: Virtually no chance, popular data analysis site concludes

Jordan Spieth in all likelihood will not win the Grand Slam. This is not a bold prediction, of course; no one has ever won the Grand Slam. But FiveThirtyEight, the blog founded by Nate Silver,...
Wednesday, 6/24/2015 at 5:21PM
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'Rory McIlroy playing second fiddle to Jordan Spieth'

Stories of interest you might have missed… The headline to this story in the Belfast Telegraph: “Rory McIlroy playing second fiddle to Jordan Speith.” “Rory’s now got to step up to the plate,” former European...
Wednesday, 6/24/2015 at 8:25AM

10 ways Fox Sports can improve its golf broadcasts

How did Fox Sports do with its initial foray into U.S. Open broadcasting? Let’s start with the premise that it’s a thankless job. If social media were the sole arbiter of what constitutes quality sports...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 1:44PM
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Making the case that a Grand Slam for Jordan Spieth is entirely possible

Stories of interest you might have missed… Ian O’Connor of ESPN makes the case here that a Grand Slam for Jordan Spieth is entirely possible. “If Spieth won on raw talent and precision at Augusta,...
Monday, 6/22/2015 at 8:59AM

Was Chambers Bay a tough course on spectators, except for those Greg Norman encountered?

Chambers Bay, whatever one’s impression of the course itself, did not allow for a strong spectator experience during the U.S. Open according to most accounts. “USGA officials acknowledge they’ve been fielding complaints about unusually restrictive...
Sunday, 6/21/2015 at 6:46PM

Brandel Chamblee: Greens are an unfortunate part of U.S. Open story that might have been avoided

Too much energy has been expended talking about the greens at Chambers Bay to the detriment of the U.S. Open itself, and possibly was avoidable, Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee said on Saturday night. Rich Lerner...
Sunday, 6/21/2015 at 11:53AM

Fox Sports baby boomers question millennials consulting yardage guides to read putts

The greens are not exempt from the myriad slopes that define Chambers Bay, and often players lining up putts are seen consulting yardage books. It must be a millennial thing. You would get no argument...
Saturday, 6/20/2015 at 8:30PM

Gary Player with an epic rant on Golf Channel's Morning Drive

It began simple enough, with an innocuous question on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive on Saturday. “Good morning, Mr. Player, how are you?” Golf Channel's Damon Hack asked. The answer, if it can be called that,...
Saturday, 6/20/2015 at 10:32AM
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In defense of Chambers Bay: ‘Nobody will look back on US Open and demand an asterisk beside winner’s name’

Stories of interest you might have missed... “Diego Maradona and PelĂ© weren’t prevented from being the finest football players in the world by the occasional poor pitch,” Ewan Murray of the Guardian writes in defense...
Saturday, 6/20/2015 at 9:34AM

How’s Fox doing with U.S. Open? As Tiger might say, it needs more reps

One round is an inadequate sample, two rounds enough to at least venture an opinion. Tiger Woods, who shot 80-76 to miss the cut in the U.S. Open? Nope. Fox Sports, two rounds into its...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 9:35PM
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