Posts by: sameguygolf

Lucas Glover sustains injury at Northern Trust

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Going into the 18th hole at the Northern Trust in Glen Oaks Club, Lucas Glover suffered a lower back injury as he slipped accidentally (right foot) while taking a backswing. He said that he didn't have the right footing but was glad that nothing really serious happened. For more details...

New addition to the scrambling stats

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Chipping from less than 50 yards off the green, with one putt on the green resulting in par or better is called scrambling. One statistic in the scrambling department is to be added: the strokes gained scrambling. This stat gives a precise measure on how a player avoids a bogey after missing...

The incredible passion for golf balls

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A collection of golf balls might be a simple achievement for some, but for Joe Galiardi it isn't. For him, it's the ultimate accomplishment and he's still on the mission to earn more golf balls. Although he started collecting golf balls on a late age, he still isn't stopping from...

Meet the new man of Augusta National

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So Billy Payne is set to retire as chairman of Augusta, but not until October 16 this year, and as early as now, we'll be looking first into the man who'll replace him, Fred Ridley. Currently working in Foley and Lardner law firm as a legal partner, Ridley has been president...

Know more about the man of Augusta

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William ‘Billy' Porter Payne is stepping down as chairman of the Augusta National, having served it in 11 fruitful years. Inside those years, one of his accomplishments were the admittance of women members, namely Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore. Find out more on the man they call ‘Billy' and his...

The woman that shaped the Solheim Cup

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If you would here the event ‘Solheim Cup', perhaps one person comes to (your) mind first; Juli Inkster. She has been the face of the Solheim Cup, becoming the team USA captain (205) and having more wins than any American who set foot at the event. The Solheim Cup is...

And there’s a new golf amateur champ

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It's a roller-coaster ride for Joaquin Niemann, winning 3 major pro contests in Chile, making the cut at the Greenbrier and qualifying for the US Open. But to add more to his impressive year, he won the Mark H. McCormack medal, as the top golf amateur. Notable golfers who won the said award were...

The sand problem is solved

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The sand poses a lot of problems for golfers (amateur or pros) but you can cure this in 3 easy steps. Prepare your arms for some mean swing that will get you through the bunker. Some find bunker shots very difficult but if you just focus on these 3 simple...

Matsuyama still undecided on his putters

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Sitting at the #3 golf rankings, Hideki Matsuyama isn't taking any time off and returns to practicing after his stint at the 2017 PGA Championship. In fact, he has five putters that he currently uses for practice, but he's thinking so deep as to what he'll be using. Though billed...