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  • Cameron Kittle's I Am Tiger Woods

    Cameron Kittle, an Executive Editor from the University of New Hampshire describes his love for golf and for Tiger Woods in his article “ I am Tiger Woods”. The author recalls as a five year old boy receiving his very first gold club; a rusty old sawed off five-iron. He went out to his backyard in Canton, Michigan to hit his very first golf balls. He says “The second those Top Flite dimples whisked into the high grass behind our house, I was hooked for life” Cameron would practice putting into a plastic cup with his grandfather's old 10-iron on their carpet every time he would visit them in Oregon. Kittle tells of how his parents spent so much money on clubs, balls, and green fees and his best putts, hits, and scores. His best was a 72 and…

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  • Jack Nicklaus: A Famous Golf Player

    During their rivalry, golf’s popularity skyrocketed, as new tournaments were added, being broadcast on television. After Jack’s ametur career, he turned pro. He finished runner-up to Arnold Palmer by only two strokes in the 1960 U.S. Open and as a fourth-place finisher in the 1961 U.S. Open. In 1962, at the Oakmont Country Club outside of Pittsburgh, Nicklaus beat Arnold Palmer in a play-off to win the U.S. Open (Baughman, 1998), Jack’s first PGA Major Championship. It went down as both one of…

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  • Billie Jean King Accomplishments

    tournaments and worked as a tennis instructor in order to help herself financially (“Filmmaker Essay: On Billie Jean King”). In 1965, Billie Jean married Larry King, who was a law student at the time (“Billie Jean King Biography”). Billie Jean decided that she needed to step up her practice schedule and began a complete training plan that would work on strengthening her fundamentals, which would lead to her winning many titles (“Billie Jean King Biography”). This training plan and hard work…

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  • Tiger Woods Research Paper

    golf-playing skills. During his undergraduate years in Stanford University, Tiger continued to play golf. At this point, he had garnered golf titles in the U.S. for amateur divisions. He then decided to play for the professional leagues in 1996. By 1997, he won the U.S. Masters at Augusta. With a record score of 270, then 21-year old Tiger became the youngest person to ever earn the title. Not only that, he was also the first African-American to do so. Later that year, he tied the course record…

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  • Why Tiger Woods

    When people think of golf the first name that pops into people’s mind is Tiger Woods. Tiger has seventy-nine professional golf tournament wins and fourteen majors. Even though Tiger still hasn’t passed Jack Nicklaus’ eighteen major championship people still believe that Tiger Woods is the greatest golfer who ever lived. Tiger’s career hasn’t been all positive, though; the 2008 United States Open being the last major tournament he has won. Because of this slump, Matt Cochran advocated that Tiger…

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  • Charlie Siff Biography Essay

    consideration of allowing different races to play alongside each other in a championship golf tournament. The topic came into existence because of a man by the name of Charlie Sifford, who was a passionate golfer from North Carolina. Charlie began to make history with his work ethic, his love for the game, and his accomplishments. Charles Sifford was born on June 2, 1922, in Charlotte, North Carolina. His first introduction to golf was on the courses of North Carolina, where Sifford was a…

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  • My Dad Influenced My Life Essay

    Back in the Summer of 2010 , my mom got laid off and could not find a job no matter where she applied. I remember seeing her sit on the couch all day just applying to places but no one was hiring at the time. But , that was no excuse for my dad he went out there and worked as much overtime as he could just to be able to support my family while my mom was unemployed. When it came to sports he was always viewing things in a positive way. I lost my first ever championship game when I was 15 in our…

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  • Best Tennis Player

    Selecting the best of the best in such a competitive sport like women's tennis is difficult to say the least. Yet again, there are those names that always come to mind when you think of this sport. They are the players that resisted the test of time in remaining at the top. The combination of good defense and offense positioned them at the highest in their times and helped them remain there for decades to come. Grand Slam titles There are four Grand Slams over the year: the Australian Open, the…

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  • Scott Cameron Case Study

    Since then, there have been over three hundred PGA Tour victories and thirty-six major championship victories. The major golf tournaments are: The Masters, The U. S. Open, The British Open, and The PGA Championship (Tour Victories). This innumerable amount of players and their accomplishments, that does not even include other, still very popular, professional tours, do all the advertising for Scotty Cameron. Scotty Cameron and his company rely on the player’s success to showcase the equipment in…

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  • Billie Jean King's 'Battle Of The Sexes'

    On September 20th, 1973 Women’s tennis champion Billie Jean King took on Men’s tennis champion Bobby Riggs in Houston, Texas in a winner take all $100,000 tennis match. The match was nationally televised and was named the “Battle of the Sexes”. King would defeat Riggs 6-4, 6-3, 6-3, and become the first women to defeat a man in any sport. After the match, it is reported that Riggs “was devastated and isolated himself in his hotel room for four hours.” The match had an estimated 90 million…

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