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Who Is Your "Golf Villain"? And Why?

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On 1/29/2019 at 1:32 PM, Foot Wedge said:

My opinion is that a truly smart person can explain a complex issue in a simple manner, not the opposite.  Bryson takes 1000 words to say "I strained my shoulder".  I don't doubt he loves physical sciences and the data driven/biomechanical focused approach to golf.  He's doing his thing and it's working for him, but I don't know if I could sit down for a beer with him...

Pure poetry. And also the fact that he didn’t even finish college....I know that’s not a criteria for intelligence...but with Physics..he’s not done much more than your average B.S. grad has.

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1 hour ago, Vinsk said:

Pure poetry. And also the fact that he didn’t even finish college....I know that’s not a criteria for intelligence...but with Physics..he’s not done much more than your average B.S. grad has.

Freudian slip?

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6 minutes ago, turtleback said:

Freudian slip?

B.S.  Bull Sh**

M.S. More Sh**

PhD Piled high and Deep.

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For a long time it was Poulter.  He just seems like a jerk and Ive seen some of the spats he's got into with people on Twitter.  No class.

Now, Id have to say its Phil.  Ever since he was whining about paying taxes, I cant stand him.  

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I do not have a true villain, though Poulter sometimes rubs me a bit. I do watch a lot of golf and find myself rooting for a golfer but often I cannot say why. It is an at the moment kind of thing. And, I do not even do side bets with friends.

Too much energy is often wasted being upset about personal sports villains (and, even others) in our life. Prefer to keep stress down so I don't allow it to affect my life, and, more importantly, my golf!

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17 minutes ago, DrMJG said:

Too much energy is often wasted being upset about personal sports villains (and, even others) in our life. Prefer to keep stress down so I don't allow it to affect my life, and, more importantly, my golf!

You are wise beyond your years. 

Did you know the NFL is averaging 7.5 arrests per game and 2.5 deaths per year over the last 10 years in stadiums or parking lots as a result of fan on fan violence. Crazy, huh? 

Enjoy your sports, like your teams, LOVE your family. 

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I like Poulter a lot, he can be cast as a villain because he usually rises to the occasion for the Ryder Cup.   He generally picks his fights well.

Robert Allenby seems to have a penchant for treating people horrible and falling down.   I'll go with him.

 

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On 1/29/2019 at 11:38 AM, NM Golf said:

I root against Rory, I have absolutely no idea why nor do I have any legitimate issues with him. I just don't like him.

It's funny, he is one of my favorite because of his swing.  It's amazing how he can finish like that given his swing speed. 

I can't think of anyone I really hate.  I use to dislike Sergio's childish behavior (and again last week, apparently), but as a person I didn't care one way or the other.  I kind of felt bad for him over the years because he has a great talent but seemed always to be an underachiever in majors.  So I was glad he won the Masters.

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I have a hard time seeing any pro golfer as a "villain."

We'll have to have a murder or something first.

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