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The Every Man Wins the Claret Jug by The Duffer on Jul 17, 2011It has been said that in sports writing, the smaller the ball the better the prose.  I am not sure that this is true considering that I have hardly read anything of interest in the sport of table tennis.  Nonetheless, golf has been a great reposito...



Rory by The Duffer on Jun 18, 2011The Mac train has reached its first station. Rory McIlroy, he of the curly hair and boyish demeanor, just won his first, of what is projected to be many, golf major championships, the 2011 US Open. After the debacle of Augusta, where an 80 on the fin...



Masters 2011 by The Duffer on Apr 6, 2011This is the week of the Masters, “a tradition like no other”, as CBS’s Jim Nantz would say.  For the first time in 12 years Tiger Woods is not the odds on favorite to bring home the green jacket.  Phil Mickelson holds that distinc...



Frankie Minoza by The Duffer on Apr 3, 2011What’s up with Frankie nowadays? As many of us know, Frankie is now in the US Seniors Tour.  Having missed out on trying to qualify last year due to problems with his applications he finally was able to get his documents together and joined th...



Del Monte Disqualifications by The Duffer on Jul 24, 2010In the recent Del Monte Leg of the ICTSI Golf Tour, Elmer Salvador, Richard Sinfuego and Juvic Pagunsan were all disqualified for a supposed violation of Rule 22 of the Rules of Golf that states: 22-1. Ball Assisting Play Except when a ball is in mot...



Pinoys in the European Tour by The Duffer on Mar 6, 2010This week saw significant results from Filipino par busters in the European Tour.  The main tour was in Malaysia this week for the Maybank Malaysian Open.  Entering the final round, our four Filipino campaigners found themselves in good position to...



Golf and Charity by The Duffer on Oct 4, 2009Stating the obvious, we are in trying times.  The onslaught brought about by Typhoon Ondoy has left many with nothing.  Rains equivalent to a month’s worth unloaded on the Metro over a 9 hour period causing massive flooding, resulting in the...



Y.E. Yang by The Duffer on Aug 16, 2009Yong-Eun Yang, what a man!!!! Earlier this year, during the Honda Classic, a relatively unknown former driving range assistant from Jeju Korea, earned his first PGA Tour title, edging ahead by a mere stroke over John Rollins.  He said at the time th...



The PGA Championship by The Duffer on Aug 11, 2009Faced against the tradition that is the Masters, the brute that is the US Open and the mystery that is the Open Championship, the PGA Championship, while a major is often, and perhaps unfairly, viewed as the runt of the litter.  Winning the PGA just...