Archive for June, 2004

michelle wie fails to defend

Yazan: mulligan | 28 June 2004 | Comments Off on michelle wie fails to defend
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14-year-old Michelle Wie failed to repeat as Women U.S. Amateur’s Public Linx Champion, succumbing to 15-year-old Ya Ning Tseng. Wie was 4 up at one point on the first 18 holes of match play, only to have Tseng chip into the lead and cut it down to 2 up after 18 holes. In the 2nd […]

A different putting contest

Yazan: mulligan | 26 June 2004 | Comments Off on A different putting contest
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I understand the complaint — and basically agree — that the U.S. Open set up turned last week’s major into a glorified putting contest. But is this week’s PGA event, the Booz Allen Classic, where you basically had to shoot two rounds in the 60s to make the cut, really any better? Since you have […]

tiger’s email

Yazan: mulligan | 24 June 2004 | Comments Off on tiger’s email
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I received another email from Tiger. Here’s a snippet of what he had to say: “The first concerns Butch Harmon, my former swing coach. All I can say is that I’m disappointed Butch decided to speak publicly about our split. I simply decided to go in another direction and thought he understood. I plan to […]

retief goosen

Yazan: mulligan | 23 June 2004 | Comments Off on retief goosen
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I watched a little of The Golf Channel’s replay of the U.S. Open — don’t ask me why, I already had watched it live. But the replay was very nicely done, perhaps even better than the original. The Golf Channel interspersed clips of Kelly Tilghman’s interview with Retief Goosen, to provide commentary on his play. […]

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