Tag Archives: 2013 Accenture Match Play Championship

Feb
23
2013
Part-time pro golfer and Policy Board Member Steve Stricker opposes the anchoring ban

Part-time pro golfer and Policy Board Member Steve Stricker opposes the anchoring ban

On the final day of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, the semifinal and finals matches won’t necessarily dominate the headlines and the discussion. Instead, the announcement PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem is expected to make on Sunday will likely overshadow the actual golf.

In two meetings this week 15-member Players Advisory Council and the nine-member Tour Policy Board to thrash out the Tour’s stance on the USGA’s and R&A’s proposed ban on anchored putters, the majority of the players want the Tour brass to ask golf’s governing bodies to back off the rule change. And Finchem, who knows the “game” as well as anyone, will appear on Sunday’s broadcast to inform the world of the Tour’s objection, according to Sports Illustrated’s Michael Bamberger.

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Feb
21
2013

Australia’s voice and face of golf Luke Elvy has been asking me to take him through Google+ Hangouts ever since I’ve started doing them, but we kept missing each other because of the 16-hour time difference. Well, we finally connected on Thursday evening and decided to do a test run, which is basically in podcast-like form (the new podcast?). We talk all things golf, including the Day 1 redux of the WGC-Accenture Match Play. Duh.

Feb
19
2013
Oh no! My bracket is dunzo!

Oh no! My bracket is dunzo!

I know this is a bit late notice — well, it is only 4:30pm on the west coast! — but due to popular demand, I’ve started WUP group over at Golfweek’s Match Play Challenge Crapshoot. How do you join?

Go HERE, fill out the bracket, and when it asks for your contact information, write in “Wei Under Par” in the group field.

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