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Interview Day At Oak Hill

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 19:21 Tuesday, 06 August 2013 19:12

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Alfie Lau (iG)

It’s Tuesday at a Major and that means many of the superstars of golf are coming in to fulfill their pre-tournament interview obligations.

First out of the gate was Masters Champion Adam Scott, the engaging and thoughtful young Aussie who still has women swooning.

Scott, who was also in contention at last month’s British Open, can cap off a career year with his second Major win of 2013.

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What Yes And No Mean To Tiger Woods; Relaxed Mickelson Now Assured Of Legacy

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 19:08 Tuesday, 06 August 2013 18:53

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Alfie Lau (iG)

By his own admission, the only number that matters to Tiger Woods is 18 -- the number of Majors Jack Nicklaus won in his career.

Tiger can’t say it, but 83, the number of career titles Sam Snead won and Woods is only four in arrears of, doesn’t quite have the same gravitas for Woods.

So, when asked if Woods would still consider 2013 a great year even if he doesn’t win a Major, his answer of “Yeah” didn’t seem all that believable.

In fact, his defiant answer of “No” when asked whether he’s adjusted his standards in determining what a great year is is rather telling.

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PGA Championship Tiger’s Last 2013 Shot

Last Updated on Monday, 05 August 2013 23:19 Monday, 05 August 2013 23:00

by Alfie Lau

 

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It’s Monday at the Last Major of 2013 and the story is, once again, Tiger Woods.
 
How can a man who has 79 overall titles, including five this year, all against quality fields at Torrey Pines, Doral, Bay Hill, the Players and Firestone, be having a disappointing year?
 
Well, in the way Tiger measures his years, he hasn’t won a Major and what Adam Scott, Justin Rose and Phil Mickelson have done this year is what Woods is envious of.

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River Spirit: A Golf Treat With Different Looks

Last Updated on Monday, 05 August 2013 02:50 Monday, 05 August 2013 02:02

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Gord Montgomery (iG)

In today’s world, when people go to a golf course, they’re generally looking for a few things -- a good track; a decent green fee; and of course, some peace and quiet from a hectic lifestyle.

Believe it or not, you get all three, and more for that matter, at Calgary’s River Spirit Golf Club.

Located just minutes west of the busy metropolitan, River Spirit is as soothing to the soul as it is to your pocketbook considering the reasonable green fees to play here.

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The iG Blogger's Picks For The Picking The Majors Contest

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:40 Thursday, 11 July 2013 11:16

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The iG Blogger once again puts his vaunted reputation on the line and makes his picks for The Open Championship...

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