Tag Archive | "Tiger Woods"

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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Curious Tales from the Golf Course Tiger’s Sundays in Red

Anyone who watches golf know Tiger Woods always wears red on Sunday. I think by now it is fairly well known that for Tiger to wear a red or a predominantly red polo shirt on the Sundays of a professional golf tournament is a given, it’s like his lucky charm. At least that is what he seems [...]

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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)

Champions Alexander Levy celebrates his triumph with the locals

Levy Holds Fast to Claim Volvo China Open Title

SHENZHEN, China, April 27 – France’s Alexander Levy fired a final-round three-under-par 69 on Sunday to win the Volvo China Open by four strokes, claiming his first professional title with a dominant performance that earned him $530,000. The 23-year-old never relinquished the lead after shooting a course-record 62 in Friday’s second round, finishing 19 under [...]

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Bubba Watson in action during Round 3

Masters 2014

Gerry Lester “Bubba” Watson won his second Masters in three years, closing with a final round 69, in an exciting duel between this eccentric left-hander and the fresh faced 20 year-old Texan Jordan Spieth who was looking to become the youngest ever Masters winner at his very first attempt at the event. Having gone into [...]

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

Tiger Woods

Tiger Fever

The year is 1997 and Tiger Mania is in full swing. And nowhere more so than Thailand. He had only turned professional the year before but it seemed he had already been around for years. He had of course. Companies like Nike and Titleist don’t go round throwing money at some guy who just walked [...]

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

Henrik Stenson

How the OWGR is misused (part 1)

World professional golf is played on different, separate and regional tours: in declining importance (read: prize money) the six leading tours US PGA Tour, European Tour, Japan Golf Tour, South African Sunshine Tour, Asian Tour and Australasian Tour. Other smaller tours are the Canadian Tour, OneAsia, Latinoamerica, Korean Tour and the 2nd divisions of the US Tour (Web.com) and the European Tour (Challenge Tour). The US Tour is by far the richest: to be accepted on the official tour agenda, an event must offer a minimum total purse of $ 6.5 million, of which $ 1 million goes to the winner.

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Woods and Garcia “shake” hands on the range, as heavy rain and soggy greens welcomes the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club.

In the aftermath of the fried chicken fiasco, Woods and Garcia show the public that they want to put the past behind them and got on with their lives. In an act of sportsmanship, the handshake was captured on camera at the Merion driving range. Beneath their white golf caps a red mist steamed, and [...]

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Sergio Garcia

Ay yai yai, Sergio Garcia – another Garcia collapse and complaint

Poor Sergio Garcia. After apparently breaking down on the 17th hole in the Players Championship and then losing the tournament in early May, he goes on to blame it on something pretty significant, well, mainly the world’s number one player, Tiger Woods. And although it’s been a month since the “fifth unofficial major”, it’s quite [...]

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