Steve Stricker

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Tiger Woods is a 76er


The game of golf has been played for well over 100 years, and there are many who have been called great: Sam Snead, Tom Watson, Gary Player, Arnold Palmer, Bobby Jones, Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Nick Faldo, just to name a few. Jack Nicklaus, the Golden Bear, stands out by consensus as the greatest to ever play the game of golf with 73 career wins and 18 Major Championships. Majors are to golf what the Super Bowl is to football, the World Series to baseball, the NBA Finals Championship to basketball and the Stanley Cup to hockey. By any measuring stick, Tiger Woods, in my view, is the greatest to ever play. The players I mentioned are all Hall of Fame players, but there’s just one problem: Tiger is 37 years old, in his prime, and still relevant. 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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