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Instruction

Lee Westwood shows off his cross-handed swing, explains why it's a good practice technique

Vijay Singh reminded us all last week of an interesting idea: cross-handed chipping. He's not the first to do it; Josh Broadaway has made a decent living on the Web.com Tour playing cross-handed, and Chris Couch...
Tuesday, 2/24/2015 at 11:01AM
Celebrity

5 things to talk about on the course: "Deflategate," Jennifer Lopez, and saying goodbye to SkyMall

From sports to TV to politics (OK, so mostly the first two), we offer five hot topics that are sure to liven up your round of golf: 1. "Deflategate": The public has turned on the...
Friday, 1/23/2015 at 3:08PM
News & Tours

Weird/awesome golf news of the week: Lee Westwood saved a man from drowning

Lee Westwood's performance under pressure at major championships has long been questioned. But boy, did he prove he can come up clutch off the golf course. The Birminghammail.com reported that Lee Westwood saved British millionaire...
Wednesday, 1/21/2015 at 2:35PM
News & Tours

Missing Links: How do you get Olympic golf and Nazi cops in the same headline?

Stories of interest you might have missed… This Washington Post story by Dom Phillips is headlined: “In Brazil, unrest is simmering again, over bus fares, Olympic golf and Nazi cops.” The story chronicles unrest in...
Monday, 1/12/2015 at 8:25AM
How He Hit That

How He Hit That: Lee Westwood's precision ball-striking

Disagreements with his putter or other short game clubs have cost Lee Westwood some chances to win his first major championship, but few players hit the ball as purely.Westwood showed off both skills in Thailand,...
Monday, 12/15/2014 at 3:15PM
News & Tours

Missing Links: 'Lee Westwood rubs salt in Tom Watson's wounds'

Stories of interest you might have missed… The U.S. Ryder Cup fallout apparently isn’t going to pass easily, as this headline in the Independent suggests:" Lee Westwood rubs salt in Tom Watson's wounds." Last week,...
Monday, 11/17/2014 at 8:31AM
Ryder Cup

Armchair captain: Why playing Jim Furyk looks brilliant. . . now

GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- You'd think putting your team's top-ranked player -- the fourth-ranked player in the world -- in the lineup wouldn't be such a difficult choice. But Tom Watson's decision to play Jim Furyk...
Saturday, 9/27/2014 at 7:45AM
News & Tours

Who has the most to gain -- and to lose -- at this year's Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland -- The Ryder Cup is famously played for no prize money, just the pride of representing your country and continent. But don’t be fooled. There is a different kind of currency that’s earned...
Thursday, 9/25/2014 at 6:46AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: Rory McIlroy a marked man, and ‘hurrah...for the doughty members’ of Royal and Ancient Golf Club

Stories of interest you might have missed... Is stopping Rory McIlroy the key to the U.S. hopes in the Ryder Cup? Some think so, including, possibly, U.S. captain Tom Watson. “Rory McIlroy knows he will...
Saturday, 9/20/2014 at 10:04AM
News & Tours

Missing Links: McIlroy 'the biggest yipper,' and PGA Tour taken to task in defense of Phil

Stories of interest you might have missed… The headline to this story by James Corrigan of the Telegraph employs one of the two nastiest words in golf (“yip,” the other being “shank”): “Rory McIlroy turns...
Monday, 9/8/2014 at 8:33AM
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