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Building The Field At The Masters

The field at The Masters, like any Major, is always world-class. This year’s Masters will consist of approximately 95 of the best amateur and professional golfers. Building this field is not easy, and in some cases can cause significant challenges to the tournament organiser. Of all Majors, this event is scrutinised more than any other. With 19 ways to qualify, …

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2015 Will See Phil Mickelson Win The US Open & Other Musings

2015 will be a year of change. But the old boys aren’t quite dead yet. Yes, Rory is set for a big year, but can Phil Mickelson surprise? Rory McIlroy is the number one golfer in the world. His face is easily recognizable, even to non-golfers. As he continues to share his time between the European and PGA Tours, McIlroy …

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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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Europe Takes Opening Day Ryder Cup Lead

Captain Paul McGinley will be sleeping a bit easier tonight after his Europe side turned a poor morning session around to take a 5-3 lead into Saturday. “It seems everyone is nervous,” declared Ewen Murray after the match announcer mistook Webb Simpson for Bubba Watson on the opening tee this morning. Little did he or those watching know it was …

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Ryder Cup: Three Of The Best Shots So Far

The Ryder Cup is in full ‘swing’ and there’s been a number of incredible shots so far. Here are the top three for those of you missing the action due to work. 1. Martin Kaymer Attacks The Pin This lovely approach shot from Martin Kaymer almost dropped into the hole. Kaymer and Thomas Bjorn are currently 1UP on Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker. …

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Ryder Cup 2014 – 5 Reasons USA Will Win

Europe are strong favourites to regain their crown, but there is a compelling argument to suggest that the US will capture the prize. Brian Barry discusses five reasons why Team USA will be victorious this year. 1. Mickelson To put it simply, Mickelson is the most accomplished golfer this weekend. With five majors under his belt, the 44-year-old is facing into …

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Talking Points: Ryder Cup Nearly Upon us

The 2014 Ryder Cup is nearly upon is and Conor McManus is here to discuss the main talking points ahead of Day One. All the talk of Thursday’s Ryder Cup opening ceremony will be around the fourth match in Friday’s opening session of fourballs; the match of Europe’s Sergio Garcia and Rory McIlroy against Team USA’s Keegan Bradley and Phil …

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Gleneagles Awaits Ryder Cup Kick-Off

Situated in the picturesque settings of the Scottish Highlands, the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles is all set to host the 40th edition of one of sport’s illustrious competitions, the Ryder Cup. Team Europe will be hoping to reclaim a trophy they dramatically won in Medinah in 2012 after a sensational comeback from 10-6 down on Saturday to win 14 …

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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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Rory McIlroy To Win Back To Back Golf Opens!

As the weekend approaches, Rory McIlroy will seek to get his golf year back underway at the Scottish Open as The Grateful Golfer offers a charming view of the opposition. The Scottish Open golf tournament is growing in importance for professional golfers on the global stage.  Always a European favourite, this tournament is the last opportunity to play competitive golf …

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US Open: Martin Kaymer tames Pinehurst

The toughest test in golf, the US Open, took place this week at Pinehurst No.2 in North Carolina. England’s Justin Rose entered the week as the defending champion, but it was the performance of Martin Kaymer that stunned the golfing world. Before the tournament, everyone was hoping that Phil Mickelson could finally win the US Open at the scene of …

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Phil Mickelson Aiming for Grand Slam glory

If you like your golf tough, brutal and a little sadistic, the US Open is the tournament for you. The national championship of the United States Golf Association doesn’t aim to excite or thrill with birdie blitzes and daring attacking play, rather it plans for a more sober entertainment where the enjoyment is to be accrued from watching the most complete …

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2014 US Open Countdown: One Week To Go

The 114th United States Open Championship is just over a week away. The world’s best will make the long-awaited pilgrimage to Pinehurst, North Carolina to vie for the coveted title of US Open Champion. The second Major of the year, scheduled for June 12–15; will be played on the No. 2 Course, which is famous for hosting the US Open twice since 1999. This …

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Where is Phil Mickelson?

Phil Mickelson is not having a banner year and many pundits are questioning his ability to compete moving forward. Normally, Mickelson instils fear in his competitors and tops most of the odds-maker’s list. Unfortunately, this golfing beast seems tamed now and the media vultures are circling. However, is Mickelson really done or is he just in a slump? Is he …

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McIlroy To Prevail At Quail Hollow

The Wells Fargo Championship will get underway this Thursday at the infamous Quail Hollow Golf Course in North Carolina. Among the leading contenders this week will be Northern Irishman, Rory McIlroy. Making his first start since last month’s US Masters at Augusta, Rory McIlroy will relish the opportunity to return to the scene of his first ever PGA Tour win. McIlroy …

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