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Wie Wins US Women's Open and Worst Call Today!

I watched the last nine of Michelle Wie today and was thrilled for her that she won her first Major!!! Congratulations! For all the ups and downs in her career, she has blossomed to become a US Women's Open title holder. The Stanford...Show More Summary

Good Guys Finish...

How did you complete that heading? The commonly said phrase is "Good guys finish last."I hate that phrase!I don't know who first said it or its background, but Phil proved it's just not true at The Open and since then. I've never seen a caddie cry because the pro he's looping for just shot the round of his life to win the coveted Claret Jug. Show More Summary

Follow The Open

The third Major is being played at the historic Muirfield in Scotland.Story lines include playing at an all male membership club, how will Rory play (not well today), whether Tiger can win his 15th Major finally, the challenging links golf course, and can the leader hold on for four days.Here are the ESPN tv times in ET:Thursday, July 18 -- 4 a.m. Show More Summary

7 Lessons from the Fourth of July

This post won't be about business golf, but something much more important...The birthday of our of our country is on Thursday. I unfortunately live in a city that celebrates WorldOneFestival that day... whatever that is.Horsesmouth sent...Show More Summary

Radio interview for you, especially if you're a financial advisor

I haven't written in a while. A family member's illness took my full attention and energy. Things have improved, and I wanted to share with you the latest in golf.First, the USGA did ban anchor putting officially. So if you putt like...Show More Summary

Think You're Not Athletic Enough to Play Golf?

I often hear from audience members at my presentations that they're not athletic enough to play golf. I share a secret with them that golf isn't about brute strength for most of us recreational players. I even talk about how some wounded soldiers who are now amputees can play. Show More Summary

Sergio v. Tiger

If you follow golf, then you know that there is a war of words between Sergio, Tiger, and now even the marshals at The Players.Sergio accuses Tiger of pulling a club when Sergio was in the middle of his swing causing fans to cheer. That...Show More Summary

Keep Your Friends Close and Your Enemies Closer

I'm sure you've heard that saying and may be using "enemy" is too strong of a word. Possibly it's a client you're having issues with or a competing FA.Numbers 1 and 2 in the golf world, Rory McIlory and Tiger, respectively, kept their...Show More Summary

Accenture Match Play Starts Today

Most PGA Tour tournaments start on Thursday. And most are stroke play instead of match play.Although it's Wednesday, the Accenture Match Play tournament starts today.In case you don't know the difference... in stroke play, the lowest total strokes determines the winner. Show More Summary

Kangaroos Take Over The Australian Open

When playing at a course that I suspect has snakes, alligators, or any other critter that can cause me pain, I will announce to my playing partners that I'm not looking for lost balls. Sorry, but it's just not worth a golf ball or even a penalty stroke.Now I'll add kangaroos if I'm playing in Australia. Show More Summary

FAs, Why You Should Play Golf for Business

This weekend is the Northern Trust Open. This tournament is played at the famed Riveria Country Club. The top 10 wealth manager, Northern Trust, has made a decision to invest in golfers. They've spent millions for the title sponsorship and t.v. Show More Summary

How Not to Behave with Clients or Friends

Sergio Garcia was a rising star when he started playing in his late teens. His challenge of Tiger at Medinah and that shot from the tree put him on everyone’s radar. But in the last few years, he’s on our radars not because of his great play, but because of his bad behavior. Show More Summary

Think Golf Is Too Quiet and Stodgy?

Golf has a reputation of being uptight and stiff.Fans aren't screaming before the pros take their swings and aren't waving their arms to block their shots.That all changes this weekend at the Waste Management Phoenix Open...The 16th hole is the best tailgate party in golf. Show More Summary

Be a Rose and Balls Up!

Professional golfer Justin Rose called a one-stroke penalty on himself yesterday in Qatar. He addressed the ball on the green and the ball moved slightly. He saw it move, although no one else did. I appreciate his honesty and would prefer to work with someone like him. Show More Summary

Who Is the Smartest Player on PGA Tour?

During the first PGA Tour tournament, an announcer shared thatPGA Pro Joe Ogilvie passed the Series 7 exam when he was recuperating from an injury last year. I figured he was preparing for his life after being a tour golfer. Given the...Show More Summary

PGA Tour Season Tees Off Today!

It finally happened... the 2013 PGA Tour opened today.The guys will play 36 today and then a final 18-holes tomorrow to determine the champion of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.I'm looking forward to this season. Lots of fun match ups and I hope exciting Majors to come. Show More Summary

PGA Tour Season Opener 3.0

Mother Nature decided to cause havoc with the PGA Tour season opener in supposedly sunny Hawaii. For the last two days, they've had howling winds and rain. Balls moving on the green because of the strong winds just won't work.So today's the opening day of the season. Show More Summary

Wishing You A Business Golf Success-Filled Year!

Hope you had a great holiday season! Today is the start of the PGA Tour's season as 30 winners from last year compete in the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii. If you're surrounded by snow, seeing the sunshine on TV might be a nice change for you. Show More Summary

Tom Watson Named Ryder Cup Captain

The PGA of America has announced that Tom Watson will be the 2014 Ryder Cup Captain. Even though Watson was critical of Tiger's personal life, Woods was complimentary of the selection. Not surprising that Tiger would do so; he certainly...Show More Summary

Here's your 2013 golf-marketing calendar!

Yesterday the PGA Tour released its 2013 tournament schedule. It's for you here: If you want to use golf to deepen and build your relationships with clients, prospects, and referral sources, bookmark this link or save this email. Show More Summary

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