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Connoisseur’s Guide To The 2012 Masters
Arnold Palmer Invitational winner Tiger Woods
In a big way. At a tournament that counts
Arnold Palmer’s Invitational had the feel of
a major Sunday even though it wasn’t. What it
delivered, though, was a major statement:
Tiger Woods won.
for something. For the first time in two-and-a-
half years. At a spot in the schedule when form
is dear and The Masters is near. With these
words of warning:
“We’re only halfway there,” said Tiger’s
swing coach Sean Foley, calmly, not cockily.
“The roof is up and the framework is in place.
The next few years, we’ll be doing some
So that’s what the “process” has been all
Meanwhile, in Morocco – while Rory
McIlroy tuned up for Augusta in south Florida
and Graeme McDowell went head-to-head
with Woods up the road at Bay Hill – another
Northern Irishman, Michael Hoey, became
the first Ulsterman this year to win on the
In California, Yani Tseng sang her same old
song. It looks like she may break every record
in the book and that’s starting to sound like
a broken record. She’s the best golfer in the
world right now in her class.
In Atlanta on Saturday they praised then
And finally last week, the PGA Tour floated
buried legendary golf writer Furman Bisher.
He was an original in the best sense.
a Q-School alternative that raises twice as
many questions as it answers. Good luck with
that. The only thing more confounding is why
Augusta National hasn’t yet given Ernie Els a
special invitation to this year’s Masters.