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PNGA Posts About ‘Tiger Woods’

Book Review – two recent biographies capture Tiger Woods’ recent comeback

Monday, April 20th, 2020

by John Strawn

Tiger Woods displayed his preternatural golfing genius on TV when he was two. He could read a putt before he could talk. Other than a royal baby, few children have experienced the kind of scrutiny Tiger faced throughout his life. 

But unlike many young phenoms – Ty Tryon, Ryo Ishikawa, and Bobby Clampett come to mind – Tiger flourished as the limelight grew brighter, winning prodigiously as an amateur and surging to the top of the world rankings soon after turning professional.

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Former PNGA President and Dedicated Volunteer MG Davis Passes

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

In late January, the Pacific Northwest golf community lost one of its most dedicated and passionate volunteers.

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Of Loyalty, and Honor, and Rehab Assignments

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

by Blaine Newnham

Fred Couples had it right.

Not so much in picking Tiger Woods to play in the Presidents Cup, but insisting that he play competitively before the November matches in Australia.

Woods has nothing to prove, and everything to prove.

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Brave New Post-Tiger World

Friday, December 10th, 2010

After going winless in 2010 (the first winless season of his career), Woods moves forward into a golf world that might not recognize him any longer.

by Blaine Newnham

For the first time in more than a decade – like 14 years – Tiger Woods did not win a tournament and was not invited to this week’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Maui, the opening event of the PGA Tour season.

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From Idaho to the U.S. Open – Spending Some Father-Son Time at Pebble Beach, Watching Greatness

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

(picture – Chris Wood (right) with his son, Joe, at Pebble Beach for the U.S. Open.)

by Chris Wood 

I’ll never forget as a 10-year-old seeing Wilt Chamberlain emerge from the tunnel of the Fabulous Forum, the Lakers’ home arena in that era.

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Some Thoughts on Tiger Woods

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Views and opinions from our writers in Pacific Northwest Golfer Magazine

by Blaine Newnham

 

I hope that if he plays in the Masters, it is next year’s Masters. We’ve all invested time and emotion in this guy.

I first saw him as a 16-year-old at Seattle’s Jefferson Park GC, giving a clinic to city kids.

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