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Phil Mickelson wins British Open

 

 

Trust me, there is nothing like winning a Major championship in professional golf. History tells us there are four really big tournaments: the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open, and the PGA Championship. The greatest players to ever play the game are measured by how many Majors over their careers they can win. As the old golf saying goes, “Golf makes liars out of honest men, cheats out of altruists, cowards out of brave men, and fools out of everyone.”

The Open Championship played last weekend in Muirfield, Scotland is the oldest championship in professional golf and for me the most important tournament in golf. For 142 years the British Open, as we call it in the United States, has long been my favorite. Continue Reading →

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Numbers say Tiger is the best

 

 

There is an old saying in sports that numbers don’t lie, and Tiger Woods continues his assault on the record books of golf. Tiger, for the second time, wins the rich $9,500,000 Players Championship at the Stadium course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida just outside Jacksonville. It was Tiger’s fourth win this year in seven tournaments, and his third win in the state of Florida. The winner received $1,700,000 and a crystal trophy plus a five-year exemption on the tour. The Players Championship is the strongest field in golf with the top 100 players in the world in the field. Continue Reading →

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