Phil Mickelson Making History Is Inspiring

Phil Mickelson won his 6th Major yesterday, the 103 PGA Championship. Making history as the oldest Major winner, I wonder what is in store for him moving forward. Phil has proven he can still compete at the highest levels. Unfortunately, I missed all the action due to a sudden unexpected need to help a friend. It is all good because this was definitely more important. However, I cannot overstate the importance of Phil’s win and congratulate him on his historic win. As an aging golfer, I am inspired by his efforts at The Ocean Course and his ability to handle the pressure down the stretch.

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Shot Selection At The PGA Championship

Watching the opening holes of the 2021 PGA Championship at was exciting and somewhat mind boggling. As the announcers second guess many of the opening tee shots, I have to agree that shot selection was a bit suspect at best for many of the big hitters. I am not sure what the players thought process was because many of them hit driver ended up their ball into the deep rough or hazard. Normally, I would say that this not really a big deal except a 3 wood sounded like the right play. Especially on the first hole of the second Major of the year.

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Do We Really Need the Rules of Golf?

Recently, I ran a couple of polls to see if players actually use the new rules of golf or at least ask for rulings. I figure with the changes made to modernize golf, it would be worth asking the question of regular players if they need assistance implementing the changes. I must say, I am not surprised at the results, but it is something to think about.

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Congratulations Brooks Koepka for Winning the 2019 PGA Championship

For the second straight year, Brooks Koepka will take home the Wanamaker Trophy. At the start of the fourth round, everyone (including myself) thought it would be walk in the park. However, starting on hole 11, his and Dustin Johnson’s fortunes began to change. That is when the PGA Championship started to get interesting.

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