Category Archives: The Best Players in World Golf

5 things we learnt from the Masters

You can’t win a major without being able to putt How frustrating it must be for Lee Westwood. He is easily the best in the world from tee to green but, as we all know, that pales into insignificance without being accompanied with the ability to putt. Time and time again we see Westwood hit …

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The Ten Greatest Professional Shots of my Lifetime

The picturesque celebration of shot making that is Valderrama has provided me with some inspiration for my next piece: the ten greatest shots that I have had the privilege to observe. Many may not agree with my selections, but I have compiled this list based on the strong emotions I felt whilst being privy to …

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The Pace of Play Debate: Any Prospect of a Concrete Resolution?

Speed of play has been one of the most discussed topics in world golf over the last decade. In 2002, when Padraig Harrington and Retief Goosen were embroiled in the race for the European Tour money list title, the latter labelled the former ‘the slowest player on tour.’ Matters came to a head again in …

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The Fed-Ex Cup: Added Excitement, or the Creation of a Decidedly Unlevel Playing Field?

By Nick Bonfield ‘Golf’, you hear murmured, ‘it’s boring and pointless. I don’t see the attraction of hitting a little white ball around a field.’ A point of view that is incredulously naive, and yet a point of view that, for too long, has plagued the game and hampered its elevation to the top tier …

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