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Punch Shots: Jarrod Lyle’s Comeback and John Daly at the Ryder Cup

Punch Shots is a collection of stories that I didn’t get around to earlier or didn’t fit into another article. I’ll give a link to a larger story and have some quick thoughts below. The last Punch Shots: Vijay’s lawsuit, Snedeker vs. a Segway and more Jarrod Lyle is back at the Aussie Masters You’ll […]

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Previewing the 2014 PGA Tour season

Believe it or not, the 2014 PGA Tour season actually starts this week at the Frys.com Open from CordeValle in Santa Clara, California. If you had no idea that this was happening, you’re not alone as many people have been confused over the past few weeks and the PGA Tour, in typical fashion, haven’t really […]

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Ryder Cup Review: Final grades and thoughts from Medinah

  Photo by  proforged  The 2012 Ryder Cup is in the books, and even though I’m sure Europe is still celebrating their massive comeback victory, here are my final grades for each player, along with some parting shots about the event as a whole. I’ll start with Team USA, followed by Team Europe. Team USA Captain […]

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Moments abound as Europe makes Ryder Cup comeback

Photo by  proforged  Every once and a while, something happens in the world of sports that’s unexplained. Something that you don’t expect to happen, and yet, against all odds, the world’s best athletes are elevated to gods and reduced to mere mortals. Late on Saturday at the Ryder Cup, Ian Poulter gave us a small example […]

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Poulter channels Seve at Medinah

 Photo by  Keith Allison    There have been times at the 2012 Ryder Cup when things have looked bleak for the European side. There was the morning session on Friday where Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley made pretty quick work of Luke Donald and Sergio Garcia. Friday afternoon was bad too, as the Americans won three […]

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Analysis of Friday’s Ryder Cup foursomes

Photo by  Mike F.    The pairings for the morning session of the 2012 Ryder Cup were just announced, and boy, Europe looks like they will have the advantage heading into Friday afternoon. Full matchups with my thoughts are listed below. Note that these are the foursome matches, where players will alternate shots on each hole. […]

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Ryder Cup Preview: Inside The Numbers

Photo by  camflan    Yesterday I posted a quick entry about the players in the Ryder Cup this week and their history at Medinah. In this post, I’ve listed each player in the event with their career Ryder Cup records, broken up by format. I’ve also included President’s Cup and WGC-Accenture Match Play records in a […]

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Ryder Cup Preview: Player History at Medinah

Photo by  danperry.com    With the 2012 Ryder Cup starting in a couple of days, I thought I’d take a look at how each player has performed at Medinah throughout the years. I’ll have some more data up specifically relating to the Ryder Cup and other match play events later today.   The Medinah Country Club […]

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