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Sorry, but we aren't playing the same course

U.S. Opens on public courses is a good idea, but let's not delude ourselves into thinking we're playing the same course, as this headline in the San Francisco Chronicle suggests: "Joe Public Golfer enjoys chance...
Sunday, 6/14/2009 at 10:11AM
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'Arise Sir Nick,' despite your Ryder Cup fiasco

Nick Faldo was awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honors on Friday, for which he was widely lauded by a British media that nonetheless apparently has not seen fit to forgive him for Europe's...
Saturday, 6/13/2009 at 8:53AM
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How do you shoot 57? Blow a chance to shoot 55

"Folded under the pressure, I guess," Champions Tour player Mike Goodes tells the Greensboro (N.C.) News-Record, after shooting a 14-under par 57 that included pars at the final two holes at Greensboro Country Club on...
Saturday, 6/13/2009 at 8:27AM
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A slow-play fine revealed

Alas, it was levied by Major League Baseball against Boston Red Sox pitcher Jonathan Papelbon. The amount was $1,000. Maybe they should have slapped him with a couple of strokes instead. -- John Strege...
Friday, 6/12/2009 at 6:52PM
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The players are ignoring their boss

Either that or the players are showing Tim Finchem who's boss. Technically, Finchem works for the players, of course, but as the PGA Tour commissioner, he's the man in charge, and last December, in a...
Friday, 6/12/2009 at 9:36AM
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Ouch

Here is the headline to Lawrence Donegan's latest blog post in the Guardian: "South Korea takes battle against insomnia to unprecedented levels - will host Champions Tour event in 2010" -- John Strege...
Friday, 6/12/2009 at 8:20AM
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Todd Hamilton needs a caddie at Bethpage*

* For worthy causes, of course, including the Fanconia Anemia Research Fund and the Wounded Warrior Project. Caddy For a Cure is auctioning off the opportunity to work with Hamilton Monday at Bethpage Black --...
Thursday, 6/11/2009 at 5:21PM
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Golfers atwitter

Washington Post media critic Howard Kurtz posed this question on Twitter a few days ago: "Is Twitter just a fun hangout, or do you buy the Time-cover argument that it's changing the way we communicate...
Thursday, 6/11/2009 at 10:26AM
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Is golf's Olympic effort built on a false premise?

Lawrence Donegan of the Guardian takes on the issue of Olympic golf in his new blog and takes issue with the premise that golf will deliver the world's best players in its 60-man and 60-woman...
Thursday, 6/11/2009 at 10:18AM
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Champions Tour off to Asia

Asia, perhaps, was the next frontier for a tour looking to extend its influence, or at least to help it offset some of the sponsor difficulties it has encountered in the U.S. And so it...
Wednesday, 6/10/2009 at 10:29PM
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