Golf Chronicles Blog

Sergio’s Meltdowns, Amateur Golf

  The topics in this blog seem to be disconnected.  We chronicle the emotional diatribes of Sergio Garcia in recent tour events and the achievements of three amateurs in their high school and collegiate careers.  The connection is the potential emotions that...

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McElroy’s Post Masters Musings

Coming into Sunday, Rory McElroy believed he had an edge on Patrick Reed.  McElroy had won all of the other majors and this would be a career grand slam putting him into some elite company in golf history.  McElroy said as much to the press stating that although he...

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The Masters-Patrick Reed Perseveres to Win

The 2018 Masters Augusta National is the common denominator as the same course in the first major of the year.  All of the other majors have rotational venues.  Augusta is set up virtually the same way every year--no rough, fast greens, running fairways etc.  Augusta...

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Paul Casey wins the Valdspar at Innisbrook

The headline for this blog post might be the only place where Paul Casey gets some recognition.  The story of this tournament was the continued comeback of Tiger Woods who nearly pulled off the victory on Sunday.  It was another exciting PGA event which coerces me to...

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AT&T Bonus Coverage—Tiger at Riviera

I couldn't resist.  Steve Young, Hall of Fame quarterback for the San Francisco 49'ers holed his chip off the green at the AT&T Pro-Am for a birdie 2.  Steve is a 14 handicap and seems to be enjoying golf more these days and this type of shot certainly brings you...

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AT&T Crowns Unlikely Winner

The stage was set for the final round at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday.  Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Rahm and Phil Mikelsen were all on top of the leaderboard to take down the leader-Tom Potter.  Who is Tom Potter?  He shot 62 at MPCC  on Saturday and had...

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AT&T Pro-AM

There are two very distinct highlights for this week's AT&T Pro-AM at Pebble Beach, California.  The first is the weather, which is the best I have ever seen here.  Temperatures are in the high seventies and there is little to no wind so you would think that the...

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Farmer’s Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

2018 marks the return of an injury-free Tiger Woods.  Questions persisted as to his ability to make a comeback that most fans relish.  The venue for this PGA event was Torrey Pines in San Diego, California.   Torrey Pines is among the finest public golf courses in the...

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Dustin Johnson Wins 2018 First Tour Event-Champions

The first tour event is always the Tournament of Champions played in Kapalua, Hawaii.  The event features all 34 players who won in 2017 on the PGA Tour and the top 5 in the World Rankings.   Notably absent from this list was last year's winner Justin Thomas and...

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