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Doyle Brunson: Crushing it at 88 - An accomplished college basketball player and middle-distance runner with great potential, Doyle Brunson appeared to have a successful sporting career ahead of him until a summer job in a gypsum plant in the 1950s changed that trajectory immeasurably and ultimately gave rise to perhaps the greatest legend the world of professional poker has seen. With…
Rahm A Drama Ding Dong devalues Memorial Tournament - Credit to Jon Rahm, on his part he seems to have taken his forced withdrawal from the Memorial Tournament on the chin… but when a man who is leading a championship by six strokes going into the final day is asked to withdraw because of a bogus virus to give credence to the lunacy overwhelming…
Nicklaus museum a treat for golf fans - In the heart of Ohio State University’s giant sports complex the “greatest story in golf” is said to come alive. Columbus, Ohio, is the hometown of the legendary Jack Nicklaus, winner of a record 18 golf majors, and the 12,000 square-foot educational and historical facility is where his amazing career is immortalised. It’s a pretty…
Just one step at a time for Tiger - In two weeks’ time the Torrey Pines South Course plays host to the US Open for only the second occasion. The last time the championships were held at the San Diego course, Tiger Woods defeated Rocco Mediate in a 19-hole play-off to lift the trophy in 2008. After trading the lead three times on the…
Hollow warning from Byrd met with silence at the Pentagon - On Thursday last week two anniversaries relating to American polar explorer Richard Byrd occurred. Firstly it was the 64th anniversary of his death in Boston in 1957, aged 68, and secondly it was the 74th anniversary of the day he was debriefed at the Pentagon following his participation in Operation Highjump, when South American newspaper…

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