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In March, 7CsGOLF detailed how the Crete Golf Club is trying to boost golf’s profile in the economically troubled country. Now, apparently a filmmaker will focus on golf in Greece. According to an article (link below), the movie will revolve around a player who is suspended from the LPGA Tour trying to get her career back together. She goes to her ancestral home of Crete in order to do it. The movie is billed as a romantic comedy. Click the link below to read more.
Grab your wicker baskets. Time for another U.S. Open at Merion in suburban Philadelphia. So far, the story has been the weather, which has dumped significant amounts of rain on the course. How that affects the scoring remains to be seen. But whomever is hoisting the silver trophy on Sunday will still have played stellar golf, minimizing mistakes and big numbers. To carry on our own tradition – not unlike the baskets that top the pins at Merion – here are five (plus one) who can win the U.S. Open: [Read more →]
Forty years ago, Johnny Miller crafted what many believe to be the greatest round in championship golf history. In the final round of the 1973 U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club, Miller shot a 63 – unthinkable on the notoriously brutal track – to come from behind and win the title. In the following essay, Steve Schlossman, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and one of his former students, Adam Lazarus, attempt to separate myth from fact regarding Miller’s historic round. (The essay has been reprinted with Schlossman’s permission.) [Read more →]
Thoughts and observations from Day 2 at the ShopRite LPGA Classic:
GALLOWAY, N.J. – Mother Nature turned up the heat and turned on the fan, making conditions difficult on the field at the Stockton Seaview Resort’s Bay Course on Saturday. The swirling, gusting winds and baked greens made what was turning into a tough week even tougher. [Read more →]
GALLOWAY, N.J. – Ilhee Lee put her hands on top of her head and apologized. She apologized for her choppy English – her second language, to be sure, but her command of it is normally sound.
But Friday after her first round at the 2013 ShopRite LPGA Classic, the words wouldn’t come. [Read more →]