Archive for the ‘Golf’ Category

Louis Oosthuizen Double Eagle: Fan Gives Ball Back

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

The ball that was a part of what will surely be one of the most memorable shots in Masters history has been returned. Louis Oosthuizen double-eagled the par-5 2nd hole at Augusta National on Sunday, then pulled the ball from the cup and flipped it underhand into the crowd. It was ...

The Masters Is Just A Golf Tournament And Augusta National Is Just A Golf Club

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

The Masters has pretty much always been a tournament that didn't care whether people watched it or not. It is played on one of the most exclusive courses at one of the most exclusive clubs in the entire country - Augusta National Golf Club only has about 300 members. They ...

Oh, Serge: Garcia Cards An Octuple-Bogey

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Remember back in 1999, when we thought Sergio Garcia would rise as the rival to Tiger Woods after their duel at Medinah in the PGA Championship? Never really materialized. Tiger and Sergio were linked together again on Sunday, but not for a good reason. Woods withdrew from the Cadillac Championship after ...

Robert Allenby Wants a Piece of Geoff Ogilvy

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Golf can be so vanilla that colorful storylines often get significant attention: Tiger's fall from grace, John Daly being himself on and off the course for the better part of 25 years, and lately, the character that is Robert Allenby, who witnesses claim wanted to fight fellow Aussie Geoff Ogilvy ...

United States Wins Presidents Cup

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Down under, the Americans retained the Presidents Cup in the ninth biennial event, held at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Snoozefest. And the worst part is, no one is trying to hide it. Johnny Miller put it best midway through Sunday's single matches, "These guys out here are all ...

Who The Hell Is This Guy?

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Quick, name the dude in this picture. No cheating. Here's a hint: It's not your loan officer. Or your physics teacher. Or former Sports Illustrated writer Steve Rushin. Give up? Yes, you have, unless you cheated. The answer is Bill Haas, and apparently he's the best golfer in the United States. This of ...

Golfers Bee Ware

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Mother Nature has found a number of ways to cancel or cut short sporting events over the years. Baseball games are routinely rained out. The college football season opener between Michigan and Western Michigan was called early due to lightning. Even a game at the indoor Metrodome had to be moved ...

Hurricane Just What Dustin Johnson Ordered

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Scientists have finally found a cure for Dustin Johnson choking in the final round of golf tournaments: hurricanes! (The kind that blows off the ocean, not the kind you drink before getting behind the wheel of a car... er, too soon?) Despite falling short of its predicted end to one-quarter of ...