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 ...

Tiger Woods’ Tantrum Is The Worst Controversy Ever

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Tiger Woods kicked his golf club after a bad shot on Friday afternoon. His game was melting down and he had just shanked yet another iron shot on the par-3 16th hole. Then he threw his 9-iron onto the ground and kicked it. Then the world ended. From the Indianapolis Star: "...his boorish ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Message To Tiger, Take 2

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Tiger, Apparently my request to become your new full-time caddie was lost somewhere in the internet ether. Understandable. It happens, being a super-popular guy such as yourself. But after what happened this weekend, I just wanted to let you know that I'm still ready to pick up your bag if you need ...