Month: November 2017

As Tiger Woods approaches the first tee in a competitive round for the first time in 10 months at the Hero World Challenge, even he might be getting a little nervous. But he’s got a simple way to handle it. Butch Harmon spent a decade working with Tiger Woods. One of the things that Harmon
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J.D. Cuban Tiger Woods with his dad Earl, Butch Harmon (left) and caddie/sports psychologist Jay Brunza during the U.S. Amaterur Championship at the Newport Country Club in Newport. Rhode Island in 1995. (Photo credit: J.D. Cuban /Allsport) Jay Brunza is now largely a footnote in Tiger Woods’ lengthening biography, though he was a fixture in
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It’s a roll-out that would have made any brand proud. After months of meticulously dropping video swing glimpses and hints about his health, Tiger Woods is ready to show off his game for real. Well, sort of. The Hero World Challenge is Tiger’s own event–a limited-field exhibition benefitting his foundation on a tantalizingly forgiving layout
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We can all learn something from Paul Rudovsky. Though none of us will come close to touching his accomplishments — playing golf in 45 countries, playing every course that has every appeared on a golf publication’s World 100 rankings, and every course still in existence that has hosted a men’s major around the world —
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Following a 10-month injury sabbatical, Tiger Woods returns to competitive golf in less than a week at the Hero World Challenge. Judging by the latest reports on his comeback efforts, the 41-year-old is ready to roll. Woods played a practice round with President Donald Trump, Dustin Johnson and former PGA Tour player Brad Faxon on
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We thought we’d seen every possible eye-popping Tiger Woods stat out there. Heck, we even created an entire stats-related countdown for the 14-time major champ’s return to competitive golf at next week’s Hero World Challenge. But money earned by Big Cat per shot? For his entire career? That’s a new one. Kudos to David McSweeney,
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PXG has a penchant for limited-edition offerings and is changing Black Friday to “Darkness Friday” with the introduction of its limited edition Bat Attack Darkness putter. Only 1,200 of the putters will be made with each selling for $700.   The Bat Attack is a face-balanced mallet that has been in PXG’s line of putters.
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Rickie Fowler and Jason Day are the latest PGA Tour pros to weigh in on how Tiger Woods is looking as he prepares to make his competitive return at next week’s Hero World Challenge. Now it appears another prominent golfer will be set to weigh in on the matter. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/934031535757582336 Yep, it appears that President
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Christian Petersen Tiger Woods at the Hero World Challenge in 2016. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Tiger Mania apparently has more legs than Woods’ 2-iron stingers at Hoylake, rolling on and on, as it does, unimpeded, notwithstanding an occasional hiatus. So here we are, 21 years after a Sports Illustrated headline dubbed Woods “The Chosen
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A bogey-bogey start to the first round of the Australian Open wasn’t the way Jordan Spieth had hoped his return to competitive golf might go. Sure, the 24-year-old three-time major champion hadn’t played in a tournament since Sunday at the President Cup, but, well, he is a three-time major champions as well as the winner
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The best way to improve your game is to figure out the areas where you need help and then go to work using a step-by-step approach. Pretty obvious, but worth mentioning because golfers usually get the process wrong. Most golfers love to chase the sexy skills—hitting it longer, playing a draw, etc. They skip around,
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