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  1. For Paddy, two (majors) prove greater than one

    Jason Sobel

    While the PGA Tour missed the boat with its secrecy around the Player of the Year award voting, at least its membership got it right in selecting Padraig Harrington -- and not Tiger Woods -- for the 2008 honor, writes ESPN.com's Jason Sobel.

    Blog | Conversation | December 15, 2008
  2. Tops of 2008 as seen from the front row

    Jason Sobel

    The best moments in golf during the 2008 season? Well, there was Tiger Woods' historic U.S. Open win, of course ... and Padraig Harrington's back-to-back major championship titles ... and Annika Sorenstam's farewell tour ... and Lorena Ochoa...

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2008
  3. During knee rehab, Tiger talks with Gruden, Bucs

    Jason Sobel

    While Tiger Woods generally appears larger than life, his healing powers appear to be in line with those of mere mortals, writes ESPN.com's Jason Sobel.

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  4. Expect Romo, Timberlake to break 100 at Torrey Pines

    Jason Sobel

    Prior to the U.S. Open each year, I put together a ranking of all 156 players in the field -- a list of both educated and not-so-educated guesses that at least gets readers talking about the upcoming event. (My ranking for this year's tourney will be...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2008
  5. New kids on the block

    Jason Sobel

    While much of the world was watching Angel Cabrera hold off Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk to win his first career major at the U.S. Open on Sunday, three Generation Next-type players each made another leap toward the big time: • Jamie Lovemark: Fr...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2007
  6. Major-like drama at Nissan

    Jason Sobel

    I'll come right out and say it: Copy the entire final round of the Nissan Open, paste it into the final-round script for any major, and you've got as much drama as anything witnessed during last year's U.S. Open at Winged Foot. Star-studded leaderbo...

    Blog | Conversation | February 18, 2007
  7. African-American influence in golf

    Jason Sobel

    John Mathew Shippen Jr. was the first African-American to compete in the U.S. Open. In the first of his six starts at the major championship, he finished in fifth place at Shinnecock Hills, earning $10. That was in 1896. Last year, one century and...

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2007
  8. Life of Riley is anything but

    Jason Sobel

    There's a guy I know. Every time he hears I'm covering another golf tournament in some sun-splashed locale during the middle of winter, or wading through the tall grass at a U.S. Open venue, he'll inevitably tell me, "Man, you've got the life of Rile...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2006
  9. Some ideas are a Wie bit off

    Jason Sobel

    HONOLULU -- In case you hadn't heard, Michelle Wie missed the cut today at the Sony Open. It happens to the best of us, our expectations and ideas outdoing our performance. Even sportswriters. (Pause for gasps of shock from the audience.) In ho...

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2006