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Last Updated on Thursday, 10 May 2012 18:20 Written by Jim Hoffman Saturday, 07 May 2011 00:30
Welcome to the Illini Golf newsletter and my blog. I'd like to remind everybody you still have time to sign up for our multi vendor demo day that will be taking place at Weaver Ridge. Our demo days are on Friday June 1 from 1:00 to 7:00 and on Saturday June 2 from 10:00 to 2:00. You can just show up and hit everbody's clubs or call us at 685-4653 to make an appointment.
Now for some random thoughts. The Players Championship is starting this week. The 17th at Sawgrass is probably the toughest par 3 to play, both from the tee shot and to putting on that green. It was a shame to see D. A. Points bogey the 72nd hole to fall into a playoff with Rory McIlroy and the eventual winner Rickie Fowler at last weeks tournament.. Rickie hit a great wedge shot on the playoff hole and made the putt on what I think will be the first win of many. As for Tiger he did win at Bay Hill this year but it looks like he's thinking way too much about his golf swing. The mind is a great thing but will definately get in your way out on the golf course. I don't know whether Tiger just gets bored with his current swing and wants to challenge himself to do it a different way or if he is still searching for the "perfect"swing. The putter is still not back to where it once was. Even with all the different swing changes that he's gone through over the years he's amassed the record that he has because their has never been a better putter than Tiger. He seemed to will the ball into the hole. Whether he can get that mojo back with his putter will determine if he can break Jack's majors record. Although if he keeps breaking down physically that certainly won't help him in his quest. 2 weeks and counting for the mewly reconfigured Kellogg Golf Course. I would suggest that when you do get a chance to play it this year to really try and take care of it. Be sure to replace all of you divots and fix your ball marks. That's are for now. See you on the links or in Illini Golf.