Archive for August, 2012

The Golf Blog: 15 year old New Zealander Lydia Ko wins Canadian Open, youngest victor on LPGA tour

Yazan: mulligan | 26 August 2012 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog says: Congrats to 15 year old Lydia Ko from New Zealand (who won the U.S. Women’s Amateur at age 14)! Lydia won the Canadian Open today, becoming the youngest player ever to win an LPGA event. Lydia is a product of New Zealand’s Institute of Golf, which trains up and coming juniors. […]



The Golf Blog: Nick Watney wins Barclays with final round 69 as Sergio Garcia falters with 75

Yazan: mulligan | 26 August 2012 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog says: At the start of the final round, Sergio Garcia (-10) had a two-shot lead over Nick Watney (-8). But, over the course of Sunday, Sergio faltered as Watney played so consistently. With the victory, Watney made a case for making the Ryder Cup team, as did Brandt Snedeker who finished second […]



The Golf Blog: Sergio Garcia looks for back-to-back wins, with 2 shot lead in final round of Barclays

Yazan: mulligan | 26 August 2012 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog says: After having a forgettable year, the suddenly resurgent Sergio Garcia is looking for back-to-back wins in the final round of the Barclays Invitational. Sergio, who looks in command of his game, has a 2-shot lead over Nick Watney.



The Golf Blog: Tiger Woods has stiff back from “soft” hotel bed, but still gets to 5-under at Barclay’s

Yazan: mulligan | 25 August 2012 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog says: Tiger Woods plodded his way to a respectable second round at Bethpage Black at the Barclay’s Invitational. Tiger had a stiff back, which he blamed on his mattress at the hotel being too soft. Tiger still put himself into contention at 5-under, 3 shots back of resurgent Sergio Garcia and Nick […]



Augusta National admits first two women as members: Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore

Yazan: mulligan | 21 August 2012 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog says: Big news in the world of golf. Augusta National Golf Club finally admitted its first two female members: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore. The admission comes after this year’s awkward circumstances in which Augusta still had no female members, despite a major sponsor of the Masters, […]



Sergio Garcia wins Wyndham Championship on Monday by 2 shots

Yazan: mulligan | 21 August 2012 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog says: Hats off to Sergio Garcia for winning his first PGA Tour event since 2008. Due to a rain delay, the Wyndham Championship was completed on Monday.



The Golf Blog: Should Tiger Woods hire Dave Pelz and Dave Stockton to reenergize major run?

Yazan: mulligan | 14 August 2012 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog says: Tiger Woods won 3 tournaments in 2012, but no majors. As Rory McIlroy ironically quoted Tiger on Sunday, it’s only a good year if you win but without winning a major. Now that the majors are over for the year, it’s time for Tiger to reassess his game and how he […]




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