Sunday, June 13, 2004

Tiger Woods Struggling without Butch Harmon?


Tiger Woods Struggling without Butch Harmon?

As discussed in a Chicago Tribune article by Ed Sherman, Tiger Woods split from his longtime 10-year coach Butch Harmon in 2003 and he has been struggling with his winning golf game ever since.

It is reminiscent of Boris Becker's split with his tennis coaches, which ultimately led to Becker's loss of tennis world dominance.

Not only has Woods - for him - been ineffective in the only parameter that counts - winning tournaments - but the competition has been getting better due to standards of excellence that Woods himself has set in his short but already illustrious golf career.

Will Tiger continue to win the big ones in coming years without Harmon? Perhaps. Will he continue to dominate the game? That is doubtful.

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Golf and Investing


Ameritrade and TaylorMade Golf have teamed up on an innovative marketing idea, combining investment and golf. A $5000 deposit will get the investor a Rossa Monza Putter and a $25000 depositor becomes the proud owner of a TaylorMade® R500XD Series Driver.

It would be interesting for someone to do a study on whether there is a successful correlation between good golf play and sound investing.

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

The Curmudgeonly Clerk and Golf


The Curmudgeonly Clerk has a nice posting on "golf" and the law. It is a nice - typically GOLF-like - story.

Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Golf in New York and Winterized Brooklyn Golfers



Via Andrew Raff.com, Corey Kilgannon has a great story at the New York Times about the winterized golfers of New York at Brooklyn Golfers Ignore Impossibility of Playing. Listen, one under par for nine holes under those conditions is NOT bad.

Sunday, January 11, 2004

PGA National Resort Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida


PGA National Resort Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Corey Kilgannon has a very nicely written article about the PGA National Resort Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, at Where Golf Is More Than a Game.

Sounds like a great golf challenge to any serious golfer - and are we not all?

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