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Missing Links

U.S. Open at Chambers Bay: 'Luck was all but everything and skill was close to nought'

Stories of interest you might have missed… John Huggan of the Scotsman looks back at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay and finds it lacking: “This column is all for making golf more interesting and...
Monday, 6/29/2015 at 8:44AM
News & Tours

Golf needs Bubbas from Bagdad, who don’t play a game with which we’re all too familiar

A mind reader would need an interpreter to know what Bubba Watson is thinking. A thought bubble wouldn’t help, either. The only option is to sit back and watch what he’ll do next, which isn’t...
Sunday, 6/28/2015 at 7:59PM
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Cheyenne Woods: 'Let me clear something up...I am not Tiger Woods'

Stories of interest you might have missed… Cheyenne Woods is an LPGA player with a more famous uncle. “He’s one of the most famous human beings on the planet and we share a last name...
Saturday, 6/27/2015 at 8:49AM
Media

Bubba Watson 'horrified to learn' most of earth is a water hazard

The world cannot be carried with a driver and wedge, a distressing discovery for Bubba Watson, according to America’s Finest News Source. The headline to the story in the Onion: “Bubba Watson Horrified To Learn...
Friday, 6/26/2015 at 9:17AM
News & Tours

Presidential candidate talks up benefit of golf to the economy

The U.S. Open is headed to another public course, Erin Hills in Erin, Wis., in 2017, and at a media event there to start the publicity machine on Wednesday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stopped by...
Thursday, 6/25/2015 at 1:09PM
News & Tours

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
Missing Links

'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
Media

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
Missing Links

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
Media

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
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