Tag Archive | "Jack Nicklaus"

The McIlroy Legend Continues to Build at Valhalla

We’ve seen this before, but from only a precious few. Rory McIlroy’s PGA Championship victory at soggy Valhalla Country Club in Louisville, Kentucky extended his major championship total to four and his win streak from as many huge events — The Open Championship, WGC Bridgestone Championship and the PGA — to three. Along with it, [...]

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Martin Kaymer

German precision – Kaymer-style

  Martin Kaymer has climbed to the summit and slid back do wn again but a magical week at Pinehurst No. 2 has the German on the ascent again, running roughshod over the field to win the 2014 U.S. Open by eight strokes. The 29-year embraced the restored classic of American golf to set all-time [...]

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Posted in 2014, Golf Insight, July 2014, NewsComments (0)

Pattana Sports Club

Amazing Thailand: A destination of remarkable golf courses and the capitol of Golf in South-East Asia

Bangkok is short 4-hour flight from Jakarta. What awaits you is a country full of warm smiles, vibrant colours, aromatic scents and hundreds of world class golf courses designed by the games greatest designers: Nicklaus, Player, Palmer, Norman, Faldo, Dye and Robert Trent Jones Jr. the list goes on….

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Posted in 2014, Featured, Golf Courses, Golfing Abroad, June 2014Comments (0)

US OPEN GOLF OAKMONT CAPSULES

Curious Tales from the Golf Course 3

From: The Golf Nuts’ Book of Amazing Feats & Records by Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo with George White   Most Time Elapsed Between the Final Two Putts to Win the U.S. Open 12 minutes Jack Nicklaus 1962 US Open In all the excitement of winning the 1962 U.S. Open, Jack Nicklaus forgot to hole out. [...]

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Posted in 2014, March 2014, TalesComments (0)

Artists of the Landscape

Artists of the Landscape Part II

The Great Depression and WWII created a void in golf courses development, but this was almost singularly filled by Robert Trent Jones, a talented and energetic golf architect with a supreme sense of showmanship. Trent Jones actually started his career as a golf professional and although he was an excellent golfer, health issues drove him away from tournament golf towards his other passion of golf course design.

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Posted in 2013, December 2013, NewsComments (0)