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Blink and You’ll Miss It

And on we go. Just off your second 9 hour flight in 3 days. One of those immigration queues that feels like it gets longer the more time you spend in it. The mixture of long-haul flight sweat and irritable … Continue reading

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Solheim: The Brutality of Battle

I decided to write this with about an hour left of play on Saturday evening. I wanted to put the emphasis back on the golf; to try and unravel some of the intricacies that cause the nature of golf and … Continue reading

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Sport Waits for No-one… except Stokes

I’m about to do something that feels a little wrong. Like my putting over the past week, it’s as though someone else has control of my hands. I’m going to write about cricket. But – and maybe it’s only a … Continue reading

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The Line Between Progress and Paralysis (By Analysis)

The process of getting better is really really hard. Because the things that make you great can often be your downfall. Golf gives you little cuts almost every day; every round; every tournament. They vary in size and severity, but … Continue reading

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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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