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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:44 pm

viewing it from another angle....

a short hitter will have difficulties to consistently dominate like long hitters..
of course both can win, tournaments, majors or even no.1 ranking...
but in long haul, i think long hitters do have the upper hand..
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:50 pm

slinger wrote:
theres a hokkien saying...

not scared u long...

but scared u zhun...

not scared u zhun...

but scared u HENG....


Very true in Singaporean style! cheers
If yr regular kakis havg his day like the above quote, u re finished! pirat
No golf fr 1-3 mths liao. pale
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:06 pm

hkhamateur wrote:
slinger wrote:
theres a hokkien saying...

not scared u long...

but scared u zhun...

not scared u zhun...

but scared u HENG....


Very true in Singaporean style! cheers
If yr regular kakis havg his day like the above quote, u re finished! pirat
No golf fr 1-3 mths liao. pale

but scary part is tht bro slinger is "always" heng.. Shocked Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:13 pm

slinger wrote:
theres a hokkien saying...

not scared u long...

but scared u zhun...

not scared u zhun...

but scared u HENG....




Slinger, I not only scared you zhun or you heng.... I lagi more scared you zhun AND heng..... What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:28 pm

blee wrote:
slinger wrote:
theres a hokkien saying...

not scared u long...

but scared u zhun...

not scared u zhun...

but scared u HENG....


Slinger, I not only scared you zhun or you heng.... I lagi more scared you zhun AND heng..... What a Face

OMG! Shocked
I hope bro slinger still hve golfer friends ard! Wink
If nt, if he play basketball, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, bowling etc...other than golf, I can b his kakis/ friend still! Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:07 pm

hkhamateur wrote:
blee wrote:
slinger wrote:
theres a hokkien saying...

not scared u long...

but scared u zhun...

not scared u zhun...

but scared u HENG....


Slinger, I not only scared you zhun or you heng.... I lagi more scared you zhun AND heng..... What a Face

OMG! Shocked
I hope bro slinger still hve golfer friends ard! Wink
If nt, if he play basketball, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, bowling etc...other than golf, I can b his kakis/ friend still! Laughing

lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:49 pm

i think at a certain stage, you will need the distance
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:54 pm

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i think at a certain stage, you will need the distance

One definitely need distance if he really wants to win in a Major Championship like Master which is held in the monstrous 7,435 yards Augusta National ... If not, most of the time he will have to hit FW/hybrid in his second or perhaps 3rd shot into the green ... Some said if a tour pro who is world's #1 but have yet to win any Major, he is not considered a worthy World's #1 ... Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:01 pm

sadly how many worthy major winners? sometimes its all abt timing
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:17 pm

weesern wrote:
sadly how many worthy major winners? sometimes its all abt timing

Examples of former (and of course current) World's #1 who are major winners ...

1) David Duval (World's #1 & Major winner before);
2) Phil Mickelson (World's #1 & Multiple Major winner before);
3) Rory MIlroy (World's #1 & Major Winner before);
4) Vijay Singh (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
5) Greg Norman (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
6) Arnold Palmer (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
7) Nick Faldo (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
8) Fred Couple (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
9) The late Ben Hogen (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
10) Tiger Woods (Current World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:19 pm

Turbo wrote:
weesern wrote:
sadly how many worthy major winners? sometimes its all abt timing

Examples of former (and of course current) World's #1 who are major winners ...

1) David Duval (World's #1 & Major winner before);
2) Phil Mickelson (World's #1 & Multiple Major winner before);
3) Rory MIlroy (World's #1 & Major Winner before);
4) Vijay Singh (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
5) Greg Norman (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
6) Arnold Palmer (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
7) Nick Faldo (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
8) Fred Couple (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
9) The late Ben Hogen (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
10) Tiger Woods (Current World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);

Can add Martin Kaymer to that list.
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:52 am

Zig Zag wrote:
Turbo wrote:
weesern wrote:
sadly how many worthy major winners? sometimes its all abt timing

Examples of former (and of course current) World's #1 who are major winners ...

1) David Duval (World's #1 & Major winner before);
2) Phil Mickelson (World's #1 & Multiple Major winner before);
3) Rory MIlroy (World's #1 & Major Winner before);
4) Vijay Singh (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
5) Greg Norman (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
6) Arnold Palmer (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
7) Nick Faldo (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
8) Fred Couple (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
9) The late Ben Hogen (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
10) Tiger Woods (Current World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);

Can add Martin Kaymer to that list.

Yes, he was World's #1 in a short span and he has a major title on his belt ... If I include Arnold & Ben Hogen, Jack Nicklaus should be on the list too ...
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:13 am

Ask Mike Weir when you won the Masters. Swing
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 5:26 pm

Anyone above 240 is long enough.
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:17 pm

Turbo wrote:
weesern wrote:
sadly how many worthy major winners? sometimes its all abt timing

Examples of former (and of course current) World's #1 who are major winners ...

1) David Duval (World's #1 & Major winner before);
2) Phil Mickelson (World's #1 & Multiple Major winner before);
3) Rory MIlroy (World's #1 & Major Winner before);
4) Vijay Singh (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
5) Greg Norman (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
6) Arnold Palmer (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
7) Nick Faldo (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
8) Fred Couple (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
9) The late Ben Hogen (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
10) Tiger Woods (Current World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);

Lefty has never been world #1 (at least not yet).
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:40 pm

coe16arg wrote:
Turbo wrote:
weesern wrote:
sadly how many worthy major winners? sometimes its all abt timing

Examples of former (and of course current) World's #1 who are major winners ...

1) David Duval (World's #1 & Major winner before);
2) Phil Mickelson (World's #1 & Multiple Major winner before);
3) Rory MIlroy (World's #1 & Major Winner before);
4) Vijay Singh (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
5) Greg Norman (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
6) Arnold Palmer (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
7) Nick Faldo (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
8) Fred Couple (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
9) The late Ben Hogen (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
10) Tiger Woods (Current World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);

Lefty has never been world #1 (at least not yet).

You are observant, bro ... My bad Embarassed ... Lets replace him with Martin Kaymer ... Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:41 pm

Examples of former (and of course current) World's #1 who are major winners ...

1) David Duval (World's #1 & Major winner before);
2) Martin Kaymer (World's #1 & Multiple Major winner before);
3) Rory MIlroy (World's #1 & Major Winner before);
4) Vijay Singh (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
5) Greg Norman (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
6) Arnold Palmer (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
7) Nick Faldo (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
8) Fred Couple (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
9) The late Ben Hogen (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
10) Jack Nicklaus (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
11) Tiger Woods (Current World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:52 pm

Turbo wrote:
coe16arg wrote:
Turbo wrote:
weesern wrote:
sadly how many worthy major winners? sometimes its all abt timing

Examples of former (and of course current) World's #1 who are major winners ...

1) David Duval (World's #1 & Major winner before);
2) Phil Mickelson (World's #1 & Multiple Major winner before);
3) Rory MIlroy (World's #1 & Major Winner before);
4) Vijay Singh (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
5) Greg Norman (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
6) Arnold Palmer (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
7) Nick Faldo (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
8) Fred Couple (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
9) The late Ben Hogen (World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);
10) Tiger Woods (Current World's #1 & Multiple Major Winner before);

Lefty has never been world #1 (at least not yet).

You are observant, bro ... My bad Embarassed ... Lets replace him with Martin Kaymer ... Laughing

Martin Kaymer not yet multiple major winner Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:08 pm

coe16arg wrote:
Turbo wrote:


You are observant, bro ... My bad Embarassed ... Lets replace him with Martin Kaymer ... Laughing

Martin Kaymer not yet multiple major winner Very Happy
Yap ... He is a single Major winner ... Forgotten to amend when I replaced Phil with him ... Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:22 am

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Ask Mike Weir when you won the Masters. Swing

The present Augusta National (venue for the Master) is much narrower and longer than it was 10 years ago when Mike Weir clinched it.

The following might be of interest to Mike Weir's fans ...

http://www.majorschampionships.com/masters/news/2013/04/08/verdi-weir.html
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:43 am

I usually lose to folks who tee off further than me......
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:52 am

that's not too bad ... i tend to lose to people who shoot a lower score Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:34 pm

And I usually lose to Derek.
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:23 pm

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that's not too bad ... i tend to lose to people who shoot a lower score Razz

then you ask for more strokes...in that way, lower score also will lose.
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PostSubject: Re: Can A Short Hitter Ever be a Champion ??   Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:24 pm

heheh ... unfortunately I am not as good at negotiating for strokes as mloy

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