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I have a single digit handicap and learn something new every round. I have enjoyed many highlights during my 35 years of hitting the links. Many friends have shared their tips, tricks, and proven ways to lower one's score. I believe that these and other aspects of the game should freely be shared with others so everyone can truly enjoy the game. I am a Grateful Golfer. Click here for thegratefulgolfer.com

The BMW Championship: Preview & Tips

The BMW Championship is the third leg of the FedExCup play-offs. It is the tournament where the real play-offs begin. Many of the positions in the Fedex standings have changed over the past two weeks and the winner of one or both of the last two events will help decide the eventual winner of the $10 million grand prize. In …

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Deutsche Bank Championship: A Surprising Leaderboard At The Half Way Point

The Deutsche Bank Championship is half over. The top of the leaderboard is surprising with Charley Hoffman, Brendon de Jonge, and Kevin Chappell leading the charge. Shooting low scores and remaining consistent throughout 54 holes, these players look to make a move up the FedExCup play-off standings. If the event was over, these three players would easily move on to …

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The Deutsche Bank Championship Preview and Tips

The second leg of the FedEx Cup Playoffs is only a couple of days away. This event sees the field of 100 players cut to 60. Although many of the players at the top of the leaderboard are safe for week three, the players at 40 or higher in the standings will have to play well to make it into the …

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The PGA Championship: Rivalry, What Rivalry?

No-one will ever have golf under his thumb. No round ever will be so good it could not have been better. Perhaps this is why golf is the greatest of games. You are not playing a human adversary; you are playing a game. You are playing old man par. – Bobby Jones The PGA Championship is well under way and …

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The Advantage Of The PGA Championship Groupings

Does your playing partner have much impact on your play during a tournament? Many pundits would suggest that ‘who’ you play with is as important as when your tee time is during a professional golf tournament. Grouped with the player who is streaking could mentally crush your ability to perform or grouped with a player who is far too slow …

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The 2015 PGA Championship Review & Tips

PGA Championship just became more exciting. The recent announcement that the defending champion, Rory McIlroy, will be in the field has turned the golfing world upside down. McIlroy has been testing his ankle at Whistling Straights since Saturday and stated he is good to go. To add to the frenzy, McIlroy is grouped for the first two rounds with Masters …

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Tiger Woods Has Plenty Of Game Left

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Tiger Woods’ play in 2015 is atypical for any golfing legend. Still in his 30s, Woods should still be crushing his opponents, however he seems to have run into a roadblock. His erratic play over the past 12 months has many pundits questioning his reasons for continuing to try to reach the winner’s circle. His decision not to play in …

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Say Good Bye to Rory McIlroy

A little dramatic, perhaps, however Rory McIlroy’s ankle injury is a topic of much discussion within the golfing world. His recent announcement to withdraw from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, which he is the defending champion, is not really all that surprising. However, the immediate result of his withdrawal is fuelling the fears about his participation in the US PGA Championship. Typically, …

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The Old Course At St Andrews

Have you ever wondered why The Open Championship continues to return to the most iconic golf course in the world? For the 29th time, The Old Course at St Andrews will host the oldest Major in professional golf. Since 1860, The Open Championship has thrilled the golfing world; however playing this Major at The Old Course adds that touch of …

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