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2016 US Open Recap

By Tyler Olson                   It was going so well. So. Well. The 2016 US Open was going to be one for the books. The 624th ranked golfer in the world, Andrew Landry, was leading for half the tournament. Some of … Continue reading

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Every Way to Play in the US Open

By Tyler Olson                   The US Open is this week, and while Carl from Caddyshack was daydreaming about playing in the Masters, most of us also have the same dream about playing in the US Open. So, how would one … Continue reading

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Ken Duke: Perennial Underdog, Success Story, True American Hero

Tyler Olson                   Yeah, Jason Day won the Players’ Championship. Big deal. He and the rest of the golf media talked this year’s Players’ up as the thing that might put him over the hump to be in the Golf … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, John Daly

By Tyler Olson “It really wasn’t that bad of a drive. Then I tried to hit two three-woods over the water and then bailed out left. Shanked a seven-iron from there. Got up and down for a 12. It was … Continue reading

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Rain and Wind Golf: How to Turn the Elements to your Advantage

Tyler Olson                   Golf is hard, and playing golf in imperfect conditions makes it even harder. Nothing complicates a simple 150 yard shot into the green like a little 20mph crosswind. Nothing makes you more unsure of a straightforward tee … Continue reading

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Masters 2016 Autopsy

By Tyler Olson                   Wow. The Masters never fails to produce drama, but the 2016 edition seemed to blow away any expectations we might’ve had. Now that it’s over, we can engage in a great American tradition and look at … Continue reading

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Eight Things to do While Watching the Masters

By Tyler Olson 1) Bring some non-golfer friends over to watch The Masters is the best week in golf. The pageantry and tradition, the beauty of the course, and the insane talent of all the players in the field make … Continue reading

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The Merits of “Grip it and Rip it”

By Tyler Olson                   “There’s only one other acceptable theory about how to hit a golf ball… Grip it and rip it.”- Roy McAvoy “Grip it and rip it.” It’s a novel idea and something we golfers like to throw … Continue reading

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The Case Against Sudden Death Playoffs

By Tyler Olson                   All Sunday, the leaders jockey on the top of the leader board. Somebody makes a couple birdies down the stretch on the back nine to put some space between them and the field. Then he stumbles. … Continue reading

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The Hardest Shots in Golf

The Hardest Shots in Golf By Tyler Olson The pros attempt and very often succeed at making some the hardest shots you could ever dream of. Bubba Watson’s miraculous hook in the 2012 Masters or Rory on the 72nd hole … Continue reading

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