The Tour Rolls On!

Congratulations to Roy McIlroy. Anybody that can make the cut, on the number and then shoot 16 under par in two rounds, hats off to you. That’s his first win on American soil and done in dramatic fashion. To shoot ten under par on a Sunday is phenomenal. I like this kid and if you […]

Congratulations to Roy McIlroy. Anybody that can make the cut, on the number and then shoot 16 under par in two rounds, hats off to you. That’s his first win on American soil and done in dramatic fashion. To shoot ten under par on a Sunday is phenomenal. I like this kid and if you are in any kind of pool, don’t hesitate to count on Mr. McIlroy to give you valuable points. I think this win is going to do a lot for him, especially in his next few starts.

Personally I think we can count on Phil to continue his good play. He’s going to be the number one golfer with out a doubt. I count on Phil to contend in every major this year. Although St. Andrews has not been his favorite venue, I believe his maturity is going to give him at least, a top ten finish.  In the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, he’s going to perform like I believe he has always wanted to in a major championship. Phil will be right at home in Pebble Beach. Count on him in ALL your picks to be a top five finisher when it counts.

Now as for Tiger Woods, I believe he is in uncharted waters. Tiger has always been the best golfer in any tournament he has played. Now he is NOT. Sure he has had some set backs and that’s too bad. But the tour keeps on rolling and there are 125 golfers that couldn’t care less. Every one of them tees it up on Thursday with the thought that they are going to win. Yes the media presents the “kumbyeya” aspect of the tour. However, quite frankly, I believe that if you asked anyone of them if they would trade a win to help Tiger get through his turmoil’s, the answer would be a resounding NO!

What is different in Tigers golfing life is that he has never had to deal with the adversity of not being able to do what he wanted, when he wanted, on the golf course! Now he has to try, mentally to adjust to a dimension of golf that he has never had to deal with before. This is an aspect of the game that anyone who plays has to deal with on a daily basis and something that his dad did not prepare him for . . .
Being second best.

After the lack of respect he showed Mr. Bobby Jones, the Augusta Golf Club and the game of golf on the 18th green at the Master’s … for those of you who don’t know what I am talking about, the “whatever” wave of his hand … I then thought to myself, I am seeing the true golfing character of the man. A man who once dominated the sport of golf but now CAN NOT HANDLE the essence of the game that brings character to those who respect and play this wonderful game. As I have said before … “Tiger, it is time to grow up. Time to realize that you are lucky to be as good as you are in this game and until you learn that this game owes you nothing, the bounces are not going to go your way.”

I’ll tell you one thing for sure, Tiger will not win this year… count on it.

What do you think?

JB

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18 Responses to “The Tour Rolls On!”

  1. Dienzoebang says:

    Power comes from your legs and trunk and other large muscles. I think the hands and arms are the least imnatropt factors in hitting for power. Clubhead speed comes from a proper sequencing of movements throughout the swing. I am 175 pounds soaking wet and cant bench press 130 pounds but I carry my driver about 285.

  2. Wing Mirrors says:

    Alright so Tiger Woods is out of the game for the time being but so what? He’s put up with a lot more than many men could handle and still he’s hung in there (literally) swinging. It won’t be long before the Tiger comes roaring back LOL!

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