Archives for: June 2007

An iPhone surely soothes the wound of Michelle Wie's latest embarrassing withdrawal from U.S. Women's Open

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People have their priorities so out of whack. Sure Michelle Wie withdrew for the second time in three tournaments at the U.S. Women's Open today. Sure somewhere near a Hooters, John Daly is admiring this 17-year-old's ability to come up with stories on w… more »

Michelle Wie's first round 82 at U.S. Women's Open begs question: Why did she decide to play?

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Michelle Wie shot an 11-over 82 in the first round of the U.S. Women's Open today. The good news is she's still breaking 90. Seriously, if Wie is at Pine Needles to continue her education as a pro - one that she all but completely missed out in her fi… more »

U.S. Women's Open favorite Lorena Ochoa suffers from dominating while Mexican even with new Ping deal

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There's a chorus calling Lorena Ochoa the favorite at the U.S. Women's Open at Pine Needles. Which is sort of funny considering that Ochoa is 0-for-22 in majors and that her failings in the biggest events are in her head as much as they were in Phil Mick… more »

What's up with magician dork Klok pimping out Pamela Anderson in Las Vegas?

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Pamela Anderson - the busty bikini filler from Baywatch fame - is in a Las Vegas show. Only Anderson isn't the star. Or the co-star.She's the magician's assistant.That's right, the object of so many junior high schoolers' fantasies over the years… more »

Johnny Miller deserves scorn not praise for his U.S. Open TV kissup to Oakmont

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Johnny Miller is usually one of the better announcers in TV sports. Usually. Not during the U.S. Open at Oakmont though. The Johnny Miller who said Craig Parry's swing "would make Ben Hogan puke" is great. The Johnny Miller who blasted the U.S. Ryder… more »

Tiger Woods handles his baby's birth with class, rather than Phil Mickelson crass

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Much of what you need to know about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson can be found in the very different ways they handled the birth of a child. Mickelson turned one of his kids' births into a media event, making sure everybody knew about his beeper vigil a… more »

Any doubt about Tiger Woods as a closer after U.S. Open Oakmont finish insane

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Tiger Woods didn't come from behind to win the U.S. Open at Oakmont. And you know what this means towards his legacy? You know what it proves about Tiger as a closer? Absolutely nothing. Anyone who tries to equate the fact that Woods has not come f… more »

USGA desperately needs Tiger Woods to win U.S. Open to validate ridiculous setup at Oakmont

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There will be no bigger Tiger Woods fans this afternoon than the blue blazer-wearing leaders of the United States Golf Association. The USGA needs Woods to win so they can dismiss any truth talk about how they hoisted another ridiculous U.S. Open setup o… more »

Sergio Garcia's 9-over at U.S. Open shows why he's the most overrated player of the Tiger Woods era

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Sergio Garcia proved once again at Oakmont why he's the most overrated player and overblown story of the Tiger Woods era. The 27-year-old Spaniard with the guts of Mini Mouse found the famed Church Pew bunkers three times in the first round of the U.S. O… more »

At least Michelle Wie's 21-over is better than The Sopranos finish & David Chase copout

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In retrospect, Michelle Wie's 21-over at the LPGA Championship was better than anyone thought. And I thought it was pretty good in terms of her finally showing toughness and professionalism. It turns out a much worse finish was hoisted onto the Americ… more »

Nick Faldo compares Morgan Pressel to Tiger Woods in attitude, watches Pressel struggle in LPGA Championship final

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HARVE DE GRACE, Md. (June 10, 2007) - Before Suzann Pettersen grabbed the LPGA Championship trophy with a display of percise power drives that will leave her peers a little shaken, Nick Faldo seemed to be leaning toward Morgan Pressel. Faldo - one of… more »

Michelle Wie acts like a pro to finish LPGA Championship, deserves credit

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HARVE DE GRACE, Md. (June 10, 2007) - Shortly after 8 a.m. this morning, Michelle Wie stood on the first tee, having abandoned any thoughts of withdrawing from the LPGA Championship. And that alone shows that Wie is learning something about being a pro.… more »

Morgan Pressel has no idea who LPGA Championship leader On Min is & she's not the only one

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HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (June 9, 2007) - Morgan Pressel would stare at the leaderboard and then give it another stare. She couldn't figure it out. Who was that name on top, the one with a 7-under 65 on an afternoon turned into evening when the winds tormente… more »

Michelle Wie shoots an 11-over 83, considers withdrawing before 4th round of LPGA Championship

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HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (June 9, 2007) - Michelle Wie shot an 11-over 83 as Bulle Rock turned into her personal houses of bogeys today. When it was over, after the score seemed to stun even a few pros who came in after Wie's group and asked how she did, Wie… more »

Michelle Wie makes cut on the number, thanks to a bogey in the last group of the second round of LPGA Championship

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HAVRE DE GRACE (June 8, 2007) Somewhere within range of this sleepy area 40 minutes from Baltimore, Team Wie is jumping around. Or celebrating somehow. For Michelle Wie just made the cut in the LPGA Championship by the slimmest margin possible. Wie -… more »
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