Archive for the ‘Grand Slam’ Category

Sunday at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, Rory McIlroy proved convincingly that you don’t always have to suffer for long after dealing with a huge disappointment. Sometimes all one has to do is dig in and work harder. Which is just what he did, fashioning perhaps the most dominating performance ever witnessed at the U.S. Open. He won by eight strokes, finishing a record 16 under par.

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Tiger Woods to Return at Master’s

Posted: 16th March 2010 by DavidBurnett in Golf, Grand Slam, Masters, Tiger, Tiger Woods
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Despite the continued public ridicule, the sponsors who’ve abandoned him, and the devastating damage to his image, Tiger Woods’ announcement Tuesday that he will return to competitive golf at the Master’s in a couple of weeks is welcome news.

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The Williams Sisters: Past Champions

Posted: 11th January 2007 by David Burnett in Female Athletes, Grand Slam, Tennis
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Whatever happened to…., I started thinking about the Williams sisters the other day when it was reported that Venus Williams was pulling out of next week’s Australian Open, the first leg of tennis’ grand slam. It seems that Venus and her sister Serena have been off my radar screen for a long time now. There […]

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Good News for the Holiday Season

Posted: 22nd December 2006 by David Burnett in Final Four, Grand Slam, Tennis, Tiger Woods

We’ve heard alot this year about athletes that cheat. Stars that spit. Players that get arrested. So much has been said about what and who is wrong that we tend to forget that there were many good and heart warming sports stories this past year and that there are still heroes to worship. How about […]

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