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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 Open by talking about Jeongeun Lee6. Her brilliant assuredness in …

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 athlete? Can the athlete, that athlete, exist again, now he …

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 1: +3 putts gained. Rd 2: -4 putts gained. 80s …

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 to being in your twenties, but I find it’s a …

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. When you were a kid, you might have had dreams …

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 other. Even when there is no defined opposition, there are …