The Vermont Cynic

The equation for a legacy

October 9, 2016

A player’s reputation and legacy in golf is primarily based on his success in major championships. Even without a major championship victory to his name Patrick Reed should now be seen as one of the greatest golfers in the world. Reed propelled the U.S. to a victory in the Ryder Cup, its f...

Spieth chokes on big stage

John Suozzo

April 23, 2016

In golf, the player’s most formidable opponent might not be the other players or the course. Their biggest competition comes from their own mind. Unlike in most sports, golfers have up to 10 minutes between each of their shots. This time allows golfers to think about their previous poor shots or mis...

Student effort aids new company

September 22, 2015

A few years after Tyler Sullivan, ‘07, graduated from UVM’s school of business, he had a problem.In 2011, he competed in long-drive competitions in his home state of Massachusetts, but was held back because his drivers kept breaking.Long-drive competitions in golf are like home run derbies in baseball whe...

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