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Singh When You’re Winning

In Golf Buzz by Bobby Hennigan1 Comment

Well, the verdict is finally in.
The accused: Vijay Singh, his golf career hanging in the balance.
The accusation: That he used Deer Antler Spray, which contains the Human Growth Hormone IGF-1, in order to boost his performance.  Performance Enhancing Drugs in Golf, you ask? Indeed.
The decision: Singh has been cleared of any wrong-doing.
Why? Well, it seems IGF-1 really needs to be …

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Singhing in the Rain, Deer!

In Golf News And Rumors by Bobby Hennigan3 Comments

This Vijay Singh/Deer Antler Spray business really is a hack comedian’s dream come true i.e. my dream come true. I could write an article without puns and drum rolls, but where’s the fawn in that!?
For those of you who didn’t already know, Deer Antler Spray is a product marketed by a Florida-based group called S.W.A.T.S., which stands for “Sports With …

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Sorting Out The Garbage At The Waste Management Phoenix Open

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What is the best attended event on the PGA Tour? Well, it may surprise you to learn that it’s last weekend’s Waste Management Phoenix Open. 179,000 fans thronged the course on Saturday February 2nd this year, a one-day record for the PGA. As well as being the best attended, it is also undoubtedly the rowdiest.
That atmosphere takes a turn for …

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Tiger Woods Starts a Controversial Love Affair… With Winning

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After reports that Tiger Woods hooked up with his ex-wife over the Christmas, his latest PGA Tour victory may have been cause for panic. Headlines like “Tiger has his way with Torrey Pines” and “Torrey Pines submits to Tiger’s prowess, for an eighth time” will doubtless confuse those who may have thought that Torrey Pines was an Olympic gymnast or …

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My Top 5 Memories of 2012

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We can’t very well usher in the New Year without picking out the most memorable bits of the old, so here are the 5 top memories of 2012. Good ones, bad ones, memorable ones. Well, of course they’re memorable. They’re memories. Anyway, here are mine:
5. Kyle Stanley Melts Down and Then Lights Up – Anyone who saw Stanley’s final-hole meltdown …

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A Short Stab on Belly Putters

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Hi everyone and welcome to 2013. The big news over the past month has been the announcement by The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S. Golf Association that belly-putting will be banned from 2016. Rumour has it that Webb Simpson and Keegan Bradley have already announced that from 2016 they will be leaving to the PGA Tour and …