Category: Golf

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The FedEx Cup Playoffs: Good for Golf?

Ah, the FedEx Cup Playoffs.  No playoff system in the world of professional sports would be complete without its share of controversy, detractors and hecklers.  After all, isn’t that what sports are all about?...

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Top 10 Moments of Past Ryder Cup Tournaments

Since first being played in 1927, the Ryder Cup has presented the world with plenty of memorable moments. It’s seen intense rivalries, seemingly impossible shots and lots of personality from the players. To honor...

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The PGA Tour’s Lack of Transparency

Let’s start with the words of PGA star Dustin Johnson: “I am taking a leave of absence from professional golf, effective immediately. I will use this time to seek professional help for personal challenges...

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Rory McIlroy’s Unbelievable Run

Rory wins third straight event at the PGA Championship; Maintains #1 Spot in World Rankings After a few years of bouncing between good and great, we find Rory McIlroy ranked as the number one...

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Golf: Where It’s Been, Where It’s Going

To predict the future, it is always instructive to look at the past. The two great booms in golf in the last 100 years have been in the 1920s and 1990s. During each of...