Monthly Archives: September 2016

From Queenie to The King

Happy Birthday to Arnold Palmer and to any of the other golfers whose birthday is on September 10th.

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Trade secretary calls”Britain fat and lazy because businessmen prefer golf”

Oh dear…International Trade  Secretary  Liam Fox MP has taken a swipe at golf saying that it is distracting our businessmen on a Friday afternoon when they should be hard at it making money for the country. Listen to this, and … Continue reading

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Tiger to return in October

  Tiger Woods announced on his website today that he will be returning to competitive golf at the start of the new  2016/17 season after the Fedex Cup playoffs. He will begin at his own Tiger Woods Invitational on the … Continue reading

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McIlroy supremely confident in Boston

It felt hard to believe, watching Rory McIlroy’s dominant performance to win the Duetsche Bank Championship on Monday, that this was his first win of 2016. Trailing by six shots at the start of the final round he won by … Continue reading

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Swoosh…and its gone

The Chief Executive Officer of Nike Phil Knight gave an interview this week on his decision to shut down the brand’s golf equipment business. “It was an easy financial decision to make but hard emotionally. It was hard on Tiger. … Continue reading

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Hickory challenge after the European Masters

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From across the pond: how the Americans view the Ryder Cup selections

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Darren Clarke makes his wildcard picks

It was always going to be a tough call for Darren Clarke. He chose Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters and omitted Russell Knox. After the second round of this week’s Deutsche Bank Championship Knox said “I was very … Continue reading

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