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McIlroy: The Shackles of Maturity

White trousers and a white shirt with a pink stripe down the back. White shoes, pink belt, and a pink hat that could barely sit atop the bouncing, possibly highlighted curls beneath it. If any kid rocked up at a … Continue reading

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Why We Matter – An Open Letter

Maybe this isn’t my place to say. But I don’t yet have the cynicism of the players who have been around for longer than me, who have seen too much life sucked out of the LET to believe it’ll ever … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t Name You

I’ll start this by being a bit of a hypocrite. I don’t want the golf media to talk about Hank Haney. But I’m going to. I really hope the majority of golf media covers the conclusion of the US Women’s … Continue reading

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Putting the Human in Superhuman

None of us really knew. The fans and the haters; the believers and the skeptics. United in the underlying truth of our defence and attacks on someone who transcended the sport he changed forever – can the man rediscover the … Continue reading

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Winning, Defending, and the Difference a Year Can Make

“Knowing when to question, when to adapt, when to trust”. Before I wrote this, I reread the blog I wrote after I won last year. Then, I was trying to make sense of how a win – and a win … Continue reading

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Emotional Rationality

Word: Oxymoron Definition: Something (such as a concept) that is made up of contradictory or incongruous elements. EG.: Missed cut, win. Double, par, eagle. Year 1: Order of Merit win. Year 2: How do I break par? Shank, chip-in. Rd … Continue reading

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While You Can

Ever found yourself in one of those situations where you need to find an adult who is more of an adult than you are? I think I’m just starting to figure out that we’re all looking. It’s probably not limited … Continue reading

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Give up the Goals

Maybe, it’s not about goals. Maybe, you’re so caught up in what you want to achieve, that you forget the basics. Maybe, that shining beacon of achievement, of status, stops you from seeing what made you the golfer you are. … Continue reading

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Divided, United

The world has a funny way of showing us the best and the worst of each other in almost precisely the same moments. Sport is a sphere that demands differences, divisions, discord. Allegiance to one side necessitates animosity to the … Continue reading

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The Only Certainty

Write when it hurts. Then write till it doesn’t. I don’t know if I write because things hurt, or if I write just because it helps me make sense of things. Most of the time I think it can’t possibly … Continue reading

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