Blog 71, 10/19/10 - Lake Padden Results, Previews; Thoughts From Open and PGA Grand Slam of Golf

Just Memorial Remaining on Lake Padden Men's Club Calendar
Steve Swank, President of the Lake Padden Men's Club, says the ever-popular Three-Ring Circus attracted an impressive 80 pairs this past Saturday and that, despite a chilly start, the weather turned out great. 'And the course was in great condition,' he adds. Only one tournament remains on the 2010 Men's Club calendar - the Memorial on Octiber 30th.

Blog 70, 10/15/10 - Guest Blogger Paul Mahoney; Who Will Be Golf's Next No.1?

Who Will BeThe World's Next No.1?
Only a fool would say the man currently at No.1 in the world rankings is playing the best golf in the world. Of course Tiger Woods has the best record of any active player (Jack Nicklaus is more active in fishing and tennis these days), but he hasn't won on the PGA Tour since September 2009 (BMW Championship) or, indeed, anywhere in the world since November '09 (Australian Masters). So who is the best golfer in the world right now? Guest blogger Paul Mahoney says England's Lee Westwood looks favorite to take over the No.1 spot from Woods at the end of the month, but adds that Germany's Martin Kaymer could beat him to it if he wins (again) in October.

Blog 69, 10/12/10 - Vikings Victorious

Western Washington Wins Again
The Western Washington University men's team won again yesterday, capturing the Chico State Men's Classic by five strokes. It means the Vikings won three of their four fall tournaments.

Blog 68, 10/4/10, Calm After the Ryder Cup Storm. Back to Reality

Back to Reality After Ryder Cup Storm
I wasn't actually in Wales for the Ryder Cup, but for the last four days I've been keeping the same hours as those who were. And after celebrating (I'm English you understand) as much as a father of two young kids who needed to get to school could, I took another hour-long, mid-morning nap.

Blog 67, 10/3/10 - Ryder Cup Singles Picks

Despite trailing by four points after four sessions at the 1999 Ryder Cup in Brookline, MA, the US team fought back on the final day winning eight of the 12 singles matches and halving another to win the tournament 14½-13½. The night before that incredible comeback, US captain Ben Crenshaw stated that he had a 'good feeling about this'. One wonders if Corey Pavin feels good about the three-point deficit his US team is currently facing.

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