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    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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    Spirits of Golf, Principles of Life The longest sport that I have been playing, golf, has become a part of me—in my soul. To me, golf is more than a sport; it is a lifelong journey of training to temper myself both mentally and physically. Playing golf opens my eyes to observe the world in a unique way, and it lets me taste the bliss of striving. The Georgia State Golf Championship in my sophomore year was one of the most memorable experiences that influenced me by not only contributing to my…

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    Tiger Woods's Life

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    Tiger Woods , was an incredible golfer and has possibly the best record in golfing history which could arguably make if one of the best golfers in history. He was a huge influence to golfing in general , which has had an impact on gold even to this day. His childhood , his teenage years and his adulthood all had an impact on his life which got him to where he is now. Tiger Woods was born with the name Eldrick Woods on December 30, 1975 , In Cypress , California. Tiger Woods was the only child…

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    Payne Stewart American athlete Payne Stewart began golfing at the young age of four and was earned a spot on the PGA tour just two years after he graduated college. Stewart became famous on the tour and among fans for his singular style, he dressed in old fashion golf clothing. He had eleven tour victories and three major titles under his belt when he died at age 42 in a plane crash. For Payne Stewart to get into the PGA it took years of practice. Payne Stewart started when he was four, and…

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    Jordan Spieth His season is considered one of the best ever seen during the Professional Golfers Association. With a season including five wins, two of them being major championships, Jordan Spieth sure did earn the 2014-2015 title of Player of the Year. In order to attain this amazing season Jordan Spieth had to change his game to be successful on the the PGA Tour. The changes Jordan made included spending more hours of time with his coach perfecting new techniques, working out and getting…

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    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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    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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    From the swing of the racket to the way they move across the court, Venus and Serena Williams are both brilliant tennis players. Both sisters are equally successful in their lives outside of tennis, but their careers in the game are very different from each other. Venus Williams was born on June seventeenth, 1980 making her the older sister in the dynamic tennis duo. Her younger sister, Serena, was born on September twenty-sixth, 1981. Both girls were enrolled at Rick Macci’s Tennis Academy…

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    There are 125 ranked players on the PGA Tour or Professional Golf Association. The PGA Tour began in 1929, and it is still going today. One great player on the PGA Tour is Jordan Spieth. He, also has won many tournaments and is well known in the PGA Tour. Jordan Spieth had an interesting childhood, college career, and has accomplished many achievements playing golf on the PGA Tour. Jordan Spieth was born July 27, 1993. He was born in Dallas, Texas. Spieth is the son of Shawn and Chris. Both of…

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    the same, we were unstoppable. As the season went on we were drawing more attention to our school to the point where local critics were for us for once. You could say the attention was getting to us because we weren’t use to having a winning season. It was time for playoffs and our reputation was through the roof. I for one was having the best time of my life. The playoffs went by fast and the wins kept coming. At this point the championship game was just around corner something my school…

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