Archive for the ‘Golf’ Category

Augusta National removes famed Eisenhower Tree after ice storm

Monday, February 17th, 2014

The Eisenhower Tree is one of the most famous obstacles in all of golf, and now the famed tree on the 17th hole at Augusta National is no more. On Sunday the club announced that the tree had suffered so much damage as a result of last week's ice storm in ...

The 20 best names of golf’s major championship winners

Monday, August 12th, 2013

On Sunday afternoon Jason Dufner joined an elite club by winning his first major championship. With his victory at the 2013 PGA Championship, Dufner put himself among the elite players in the history of golf. His two-stroke win over Jim Furyk at Oak Hill East in Pittsford, New York was masterfully ...

Tiger Woods’ top five Masters moments

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Tiger Woods still thinks he can grab the title of greatest golfer ever from Jack Nicklaus, even at age 37 and nearly five years removed from his most recent major win (the 2008 U.S. Open). It has also been several years since his 2009 life/career meltdown, so some golf fans ...

Norm MacDonald calls Euro comeback

Monday, October 1st, 2012

It was one of the most stunning collapses in the history of golf or any other sport. The Meltdown at Medinah belongs on the short list of most embarrassing choke jobs in American sports history, as Europe tied the biggest single-day comeback in Ryder Cup history but blew the previous effort ...

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson Grouped at U.S. Open

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

It looks like the first two days of the U.S. Open will be even more watchable than usual. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Masters champion Bubba Watson will play in the same group for the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next weekend in San Francisco. It will be the ...

Phil Mickelson Complains About Cellphone Usage on Tour

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Memorial last weekend because of mental fatigue after posting a 79 in the opening round. But something else may have contributed to Mickelson's early exit from the tournament: cellphones. According to four people with knowledge of the situation, Mickelson sent a text message to PGA Tour ...

Gambling at Golf has Never Been So Easy

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

A fantasy sports geek, I've pretty much proven I'll do fantasy anything. Baseball, football, basketball, hockey, NASCAR, and yes, even soccer, both English Premier League and MLS. It’s an infectious disease. This year, I was invited to participate in a weekly golf pool where you pick one golfer a week with standings ...

Bubba Watson’s Pink Ping Driver Will Go on the Market

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Bubba Watson won the Masters this past weekend and he caught the attention of most observes for his play and the fact that he was using a pink driver. That limited edition Ping club is used by Watson to raise money for various charities. Ping - which is based in Phoenix ...