Golf Chronicles Blog

Irish Golf in October

I've been coming to Ireland for a long time for business and mostly for golf over the years. My first trip was in May, 1982 where we played in the South--Ballybunion, La Hinch, Waterville and New Ballybunion.  Sadly on that trip, we didn't see much of any of these...

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The Tour Championship

The Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta marked the final event of the PGA Tour for 2017.  It's the culmination of a series of tournaments where the field is pared to the top 30 players to compete for the Championship and a shot at the Fed Ex Cup which is a $10M...

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Johnson Outduels Speith at the Northern Trust Open

Golf is a strange game where turns and twists that are unexpected seem to the norm. There is an old adage in match ball competition which simply states "Never Underestimate What Your Competitor will do."  This was the story line at the Northern Trust Open at the Glen...

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USA Wins Solheim Cup

The USA Team won the 2017 edition of the Solheim Cup rather handily but the competition was far closer than the final tally of 16 1/2-11 1/2 reflected.  The Solheim is the LPGA's version of The Ryder Cup pitting the US against the European professional women.  The...

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Justin Thomas Wins the PGA Championship

The PGA Championship at Quail Hollow turned out to be a pretty exciting finish with The Green Mile (16th through 18th hole) became a significant factor in the outcome. Justin Thomas came through the crowded leaderboard on the final day with a terrific sub par 70 round...

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PGA Championship Preview-Quail Hollow

Quail Hollow has been the host of the Wells Fargo Championship, a PGA Tour event which was formerly known as the Wachovia Open.  It's appropriate to have a major championship in the Southeast of the country where golf remains very popular and a very popular vacation...

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2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Country Club

The 2017 PGA Championship will start this Thursday at Quail Hollow Country Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The 4th major championship of the year will be determined in the "hotbed" of golf in the Carolinas where there are so many wonderful venues and places to...

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Speith’s Round Reviewed

Jordan Speith's victory at the Open Championship becomes even more remarkable as we reviewed the tape of his round on Sunday.  Speith had a three stroke lead as he teed it up on Sunday and he crushed his drive down the par 4, 448 yard first hole.  He was astonished to...

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