Jim Furyk

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No Major for Tiger, no win for Vikings, no hope for Twins

 

 

Where do I go? The Majors golf season is over for another year, and no Major for Tiger. The Vikings lose 27-13 in their first pre-season game at home to Houston. The Twins are going nowhere, drifting through another losing season. Paula Deen’s favorite football player is Riley Cooper , wide receiver of the Philadelphia Eagles. Continue Reading →

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Europe whips U.S. in Ryder Cup

 

We should have known better than to think that the United States team could wrestle the prized Ryder Cup away from the hungry Europeans. There are losses and there are collapses; what happened at Medina Country Club over the weekend, especially on Sunday, was a collapse. The United States team, led by Tiger Woods, the world’s number-two player, failed on American soil. Europe used the spirit and motivation of the late great Seve Ballesteros to rally on Sunday and retain the Cup. European Captain Jose Maria Olazabal was real close to Ballesteros. Continue Reading →

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Will Tiger Woods win again?

 

 

I remember a few years ago covering the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Hazeltine National in Chaska. Northwestern from the Big Ten had the No. 1-ranked player — his name was Luke Donald. Lo and behold, that same guy, Luke Donald, last year made golf history by winning the European money title, which is called the Order of Merit. He also won the U.S. money title on the PGA Tour, the only player in history to achieve that feat. Continue Reading →

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