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DeChambeau Masters Winged Foot-Wins U.S. Open

DeChambeau Masters Winged Foot-Wins U.S. Open

I had predicted that the winner of the US Open would be Winged Foot Golf Club.  The course soundly defeated 143 players except one-Bryson DeChambeau.  The narrow fairways hellacious rough and fast greens eventually ripped the field to shreds as no one could break par...

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US Open Preview

US Open Preview

I'm going to go out on a limb and predict the winner of the 2020 US Open will be Winged Foot Country Club.  This is probably one of the few times where the professionals are actually concerned about playing a golf course.  I am predicting carnage with a winning score...

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Johnson Wins Fed Ex Cup Championship

Johnson Wins Fed Ex Cup Championship

Dustin Johnson won the Fed Ex Cup capping a very successful season.  Johnson demonstrated that you really have to pay attention to your game at this level.  As the incoming medalist to the event at East Lake in Atlanta starting the tournamentwith a two stroke lead...

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PGA Championship

PGA Championship

Collin Morikawa won the PGA Championship emerging from a crowded big name leaderboard to shoot 64 and take home the Wanamaker Trophy. The tournament will be forever remembered by Morikawa's tee shot on the drivable 291 yard par 4. His tee shot was absolutely perfect...

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Katherine Zu/PGA Update

Katherine Zu/PGA Update

Katherine Zu Katherine recently completed her Freshman year at Cal Berkeley with a golf season ended by the pandemic.  Katherine entered Cal from the Harker Academy high school  in San Jose and she has had an outstanding career in junior golf.  She now holds the...

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Golf in the Pandemic

Golf in the Pandemic

We've been living through a difficult time in our lives since the end of February and the closure of golf was a real body blow.  I was hitting 5 irons from my Spyglass back yard into the virgin fairway on the 13th hole and then picking up the balls as if I were...

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The Memorial / Corona Country Club

The Memorial / Corona Country Club

The Memorial The Memorial Tournament was played in Dublin Ohio on the same course (Muirfield Village) as the previous week's workday event. It certainly didn't seem to be the same as the course was far more difficult than the prior week. In the final round only 2...

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PGA Tour Results/Corona Country Club Update

PGA Tour Results/Corona Country Club Update

=PGA Event--Workday Charity Open-Dublin, Ohio Last week's PGA event at Jack's course in Ohio produced an exciting conclusion but it was a very weird event.  Usually tournaments are won through spectacular play or a competitor falters at the end of the event.  In this...

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DeChambeau/Return of Corona?

DeChambeau/Return of Corona?

The PGA Tour continued this week at the Rocket Mortgage event in Detroit, Michigan without fans.  The players have seemed to gotten used to the absence of fans and if you judge by the scoring, it seems to be a positive factor.  Through the third round, every...

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The Travelers Championship/Corona Country Club Update

The Travelers Championship/Corona Country Club Update

The Travelers at TPC River Highlands The Travelers at TPC Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut  is usually just another tour stop on the PGA Tour with many of the "big name" players skipping the event.  During the pandemic, our quest for live sport has given this...

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PGA Tour Resumes Play-Charles Schwab Challenge

PGA Tour Resumes Play-Charles Schwab Challenge

The PGA Tour resumed play last Thursday (June 11th) at the Colonial Country Club in Dallas Texas.  The tournament is now known as the Charles Schwab Challenge featured most of the leading PGA Tour players with the notable exception of Tiger Woods.  The PGA Tour is the...

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Corona Country Club-Part XII

Corona Country Club-Part XII

Putting During the Pandemic Most public and private golf courses in California have been open since May 1.  The openings were a welcome respite from the quarantine and shelter in place rules in place that had eliminated play for the last three months.  A number of...

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Corona Country Club-Part XI

Corona Country Club-Part XI

It's been a tough week to focus on golf given what is going on in the world around us.  My sense is that it would be "tone deaf" to try and conjure up any humor so the World Match Play at the Corona Country Club has been suspended.  There are no words that are...

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