Archive for April, 2007

Butch Harmon: Adam Scott, not Phil Mickelson, is his No.1 student, but Phil has "very good" chance of catching Tiger

Yazan: mulligan | 26 April 2007 | Comments Off
Categories: butch, phil, tiger

Butch Harmon may have the biggest ego of any swing coach. He’s spoken publicly for the first time about his new pupil Phil Mickelson. First, he’s made clear that Phil Mickelson is not his main horse, Adam Scott is. “I’m not Rick Smith. I’m not going to spend 24/7 time with Phil. When he needs […]



Tiger prepares for US Open

Yazan: mulligan | 26 April 2007 | Comments Off
Categories: tiger

I played 36 holes at Oakmont Country Club on Sunday with my good friend Hank Haney. It’s a great test, but has a lot of blind tee and second shots. Overall, I’d say it’s a lot harder than Augusta National. It’s an old-style course. I kept trying to figure out where the USGA was going […]



Tiger Woods in The Golf Blog situation room

Yazan: mulligan | 26 April 2007 | Comments Off
Categories: tiger



Tiger Woods diagnoses Masters finish

Yazan: mulligan | 25 April 2007 | Comments Off
Categories: tiger

The recent Masters Tournament was definitely one of the most draining weeks I’ve ever had in a major because the conditions were so difficult. Normally, that’s not the case. That was one hell of a test. The tournament committee kept it fair. The pin placements were just a touch softer than usual – about two […]



It’s official: Mickelson driven to fears, switches to Harmon

Yazan: mulligan | 24 April 2007 | Comments Off
Categories: phil

Phil Mickelson has left long time swing coach Rick Smith for Butch Harmon. It all goes back to errant driving. Here’s what the Golf Channel reported: “It wasn’t just that one drive on 18,” Mickelson said earlier this year. “I missed them through the entire tournament, but that one drive made me look back at […]



It’s official: Lorena takes No. 1 ranking from Annika

Yazan: mulligan | 23 April 2007 | Comments Off
Categories: LPGA

Rankings here. Not suprising.



Mickelson to hire swing coach Butch Harmon, full-time

Yazan: mulligan | 23 April 2007 | Comments Off
Categories: phil

Phil Mickelson got a little help from Butch Harmon, Tiger Woods’s old swing coach, at the CA Championship. But Lefty downplayed his relationship with Harmon and indicated that Rick Smith was still his coach. Now, Tim Rosaforte is repoting here that Phil Mickelson will be hiring Harmon full-time. Priority No. 1 curing Phil’s driving woes […]




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