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Professional Golfers Need Help!

The latest professional golfer to make the headlines for requiring help is Ian Poulter. Considered as one of the better putters on tour, ranked 45 overall in 2014, Poulter was quick to respond to Greg Norman’s offer to help fix his putting stroke. It is difficult to imagine that a professional golfer with 12 career wins and is a Ryder …

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Predictions for the 2015 Major Golf Championships

It’s hard to believe the 2015 PGA Tour season starts on Thursday. The Grateful Golfer gives us his predictions for the upcoming year. 2014 was an exciting year for golf. The Major Championships, as always, were the focal point of the golf season. Last year, the re-emergence of Rory McIlroy was a breath of fresh air for golfing fans. There were high …

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The Rising Expectations Of Professional Golfers

Are the media’s expectations for professional golfers getting out of control? Golfing pundits continue to lament about the aging superstars and have a tendency to forget the impact these future legends have on the golfing world. Over the past three years, the fickle media lambasted Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia for poor play, their inability to …

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Top Five Golfers of All Time. No. 2 – Tiger Woods

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Our countdown of the greatest golfers of all time is nearing its conclusion. This was always going to be controversial no matter the selection, but Tiger Woods comes in at number two on our list. Where to begin with Tiger Woods?  A man, who at one stage looked odds-on to break Jack Nicklaus’ record 18 majors can now barely make …

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Future Of Golf In Safe Hands Judging By McIlroy & Fowler Twitter Exchange

The future of golf is set to reach new levels of excitement judging by this morning’s Twitter exchange between Valhalla victor Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler. McIlroy was victorious in the 2014 US PGA Championship following one of the greatest final days in recent history. Fowler came up just short, but the battle between golf’s biggest young stars has been exceptional over the …

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Is Golf Imploding?

Golf took another hit to its star power last week as Dustin Johnson withdrew from the World Golf Championships – Bridgestone Invitational due to certain ‘indiscretions’. The rash of top players not competing week in and week out is negatively affecting the viewership of golf. Is it possible that golf is on a steady and unstoppable decline? Tiger Woods’ medical absence …

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Golf Could Learn A Lot From The World Cup

The Grateful Golfer argues that golf could benefit from the introduction of the World Cup’s playoff style format. The media hype is growing as the 114th US Open quickly approaches. The second golfing Major of the year is considered the most difficult to win, yet has more multiple winners than both the Masters and PGA Championship. Many pundits will make stats-based comparisons; however …

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U.S. Open Golf – Podge’s Picks For Pinehurst

The 2014 United States Open Championship tees off next week at the No.2 course at Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina. This will be the 114th U.S. Open and the third time it will be played at Pinehurst. The Pinehurst Resort is the largest and most historic golf resort in America. The Donald Ross-designed course is a par 70 and stretches out …

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The Players Championship

The Players Championship is upon us. This PGA Tour tournament is the only major non-major event that is one of the highlights of the golfing calendar and this year is no different. Created in 1974, it was àpropos that Jack Nicklaus won the inaugural tournament and was followed by many other multiple champions like Hal Sutton, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Fred Couples! If 2014 is …

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Tiger Woods Will Not Break Jack Nicklaus’ Record

After years of speculation, it is becoming clearer that Tiger Woods will not break Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 Major championships. He is stagnated at 14 wins since 2008. Since his last Major win at the US Open Tiger Woods’ performance is mediocre at best. The main reason for his decline is injuries. Each year, he injures more and more of his …

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Big Hitters Sit On Top At Wells Fargo

Angel Cabrera has taken the early lead at the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow, North Carolina. The big hitting Argentinian carded a six under 66 with only a single blotch on his card, a bogey at the par four, fourth hole. He parred the first two holes before a birdie on the the third. Three more birdies saw him …

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Game Golf – Changing How We Play The Game

Eoin Cass takes a look at Game Golf, an innovative new product from Irish entrepreneur John McGuire. Golf has become a game of numbers, from the number you sign for on your scorecard at your local course, to the millions of dollars the pros contend for on tour. Where numbers and percentages are concerned, there is no grey area. Professional …

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