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The mysteries of Phil Mickelson

Take it from someone who never missed him in the media room: Phil Mickelson wants you to understand <i>precisely</i> what he’s saying. It’s an obsession with verbal clarity that borders on fetishistic, and it comes out in the carefully measured way he speaks—like an eminent professor in front of students …

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Golf has a new place in Ben Curtis' life

The legend of Ben Curtis didn’t begin in 2003 when he won the Open Championship at Royal St. George’s, though that’s the logical place to begin. That July, Curtis emerged from obscurity as the 396th-ranked player in the world to become the first man since Francis Ouimet in 1913 to win a major …

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What Tiger Woods' Return to Golf Illustrates About Spine Surgery

After his fourth back operation in three years, golf legend Tiger Woods made a return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge Tournament, …

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Moving on: Tiger Woods's former swing coach has a new job

Tiger Woods's former swing coach has found a new job.<p>Chris Como, who worked with Woods in a "swing consultant" role from November 2014 until December …

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Trump's first year: President spent 38 weekends at his own properties

Since Donald Trump took office last January, we tracked where he spent each of his first 52 weekends in office.<p>On at least 38 weekends, he visited at least one his properties.<p>Translation: For every 10 weekends that Trump was in office, about seven of them included a visit to a Trump property. He's …

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Tiger's Warm Up: Going With The Couples Method?

From GEOFF SHACKELFORD.COM<p>Twice I was assigned to cover <b>Tiger Woods</b> in <b>The Open</b> final rounds for <b>Golf World</b>, and both times it was great fun to note his ever move from course arrival to exit. I took particular interest in his warm-ups, which had the exact same process and number of shots struck give …

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George Schuyler: An Afrofuturist Before His Time

The first time I read George Schuyler’s 1931 novel, <i>Black No More</i>, it confused and unsettled me. <i>Black No More</i> is based on a fantastical, speculative …

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Is Donald Trump playing more golf as President than Barack Obama?

One site which claims to log the President's time on the greens is trumpgolfcount.com.<p>It currently puts his golfing visits at 77 and says it …

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Player backs McIlroy, Spieth for career Grand Slam

2018-01-18 20:35<p>Gary Player (Getty Images)<p>Cape Town - South African golf legend <b>Gary Player</b> is confident that <b>Rory McIlroy</b> and <b>Jordan Spieth</b> will both …

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Tiger Woods takes fresh approach to warming up … with driver

Tiger Woods has been a creature of habit for most of his career, but The Forecaddie hears that the 14-time major winner has made one change to his …

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Dustin Johnson Changes Tune on Golf Ball Distance Debate

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is already one of the longest hitters in golf, so he's not looking for any changes to be made to golf ball technology - …

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Tiger's friend and former neighbor sees ‘something different’ this time

The Forecaddie was mighty hopeful a year ago when Tiger Woods returned to PGA Tour action at Torrey Pines. He gave us hope at the hit-and-giggle that …

Golf

The shocking truth about painkiller abuse

Not emotional hurt or trauma, but tangible, physical pain. You know what we’re talking about: that twinge in your knee that prevents you from …

Pain

Justin Rose hopes hot streak has survived the winter break

Seeing as Justin Rose is in the midst of a run of form unmatched in its consistency since Tiger Woods a decade ago, it might be something of a surprise to hear the Englishman being described as “flying under the radar”.<p>But for Rose, if that is the way it is then so much the better as he tries to …

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Pompous critics sniff at golf's 'dirty little secret' of appearance fees

<b>OPINION</b>: When the enormous cheques being paid to a handful of superstars simply to play in the tournament add up to twice as much as the total prize …

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Rory McIlroy begins busy Masters prep in Abu Dhabi, itching for a win

Imagine if during Tiger Woods' prime he went three full years without winning a major championship.<p>From the time he won his first major title at the …

Golf

Bridgestone Golf Teams Lexi Thompson With Tiger After Record-Setting Sales Year

<b>Bridgestone Golf</b> already has the most iconic player in the men’s game under contract. Now it’s added perhaps the most high-profile American in women’s golf to its endorsement roster.<p>Following up on the momentum of the most successful year in company history, Bridgestone Golf signed 22-year-old LPGA …

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Other Sports: Tiger Woods' former swing consultant joins Dallas National Golf Club | SportsDay

Tiger Woods' former swing consultant joins Dallas National Golf Club<p>This Story is About...<p>Chris Como, Tiger Woods' former swing consultant, has …

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'Architect' Tiger Woods in high demand with multiple projects in offing

CABO SAN LUCAS Mexico – It’s an unusually windless late-December day at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula – perfect for showcasing one’s …

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Shackelford: Why can't Tiger or Phil still win a major?

If Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal can still win majors, why can’t Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson?<p>Practically ancient in the world of tennis, legends …

Golf

President Obama plays with Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan over weekend

One golf weekend, two GOATs.<p>Such was the prosperity for President Barack Obama this past weekend, as No. 44 teed it up with two special guests. According to Golf Channel's Tim Rosaforte, President Obama played with Tiger Woods at the Floridian on Saturday. The 14-time major winner is just a week …

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Tiger, Rory, and going back to Cali: A guide to the PGA Tour’s West Coast swing

The West Coast swing will feature the return of Tiger Woods, the US debut of Rory McIlroy, and a month at some of the best venues on the PGA Tour’s interminable schedule. Here’s a preview of what’s to come.<p>The PGA Tour schedule is a never-ending, week-to-week march that covers 11 months of the …

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Risk a Fortune at Las Vegas' Talon Club, Eat Like a King

Inside the exclusive high-roller Chinese banquet amenity only seven-figure gamblers and penthouse guests can access.<p>Casino gamblers in Las Vegas log …

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Barack Obama AND George W. Bush recently joined the same golf club

Houston Astros owner Jim Crane confirmed on Wednesday that former President Barack Obama played golf with Tiger Woods over the weekend at the Floridian. If anyone should know, it's Crane, who owns the private club in Palm City, Fla., and was a member of the star-studded foursome. But Crane also …

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Life is good for President Obama, who teed it up with two GOATs over the holiday weekend

It looks like someone is enjoying his time outside of the Oval Office.<p>President Barack Obama, ever the avid golfer, apparently had quite the set of …

Golf

Republicans must confront real racism in their midst

The post-racial America we were promised by many of President Obama's true believers seems more like a...

Racism

Dustin Johnson sees no reason to roll back the golf ball

DJ opposes the drive to roll back how far golf balls can fly.<p>Easy for Dustin Johnson to say, what with his prodigious average of 315 yards off the tee (second only to Rory McIlroy’s 317 yards last year), but the world No. 1 thinks the game is hard enough without curbing how far players can hit golf …

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Iron intelligence: New era of customization changes way players match with clubs

For big sporting goods stores with salespeople selling lacrosse sticks and camping gear along with golf equipment, the old way of marketing irons was …

Golf

Titleist, TaylorMade, Tiger And Trump Highlight NGF's Top 100 Businesses In Golf List

Ask most golfers to name prominent golf companies and they’ll rattle off names like Titleist, Callaway and TaylorMade — the highly-visible equipment brands that make clubs and balls while garnering household name status through sponsorship deals and partnerships with the game’s best players.<p>But the …

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‘Katt Williams: Great America’ On Netflix: The King Of Underground Comedy Is Back Above Ground

When Katt Williams went to Jacksonville last year to record his first Netflix special, <i>Katt Williams: Great America</i>, the city’s NFL Jaguars had just …

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