Lasik surgery gone wrong leads to Kenny Perry withdrawing from the PGA Championship

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - Kenny Perry's stunning late night withdrawal from the PGA Championship finally has an explanation. And it's not a pretty one. Not for Perry. Not for any pro athlete who is considering Lasik surgery - which has been all the rage… more »

Breaking PGA Championship news: Kenny Perry withdraws with eye injury, so much for the Ryder Cup maniac

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - With Oakland Hills Country club shrouded in darkness and even most of the players who had to wait through a 90-minute rain delay on the way to their courtesy cars, Kenny Perry made a decision that rocked the PGA Championship. Pe… more »

Sergio Garcia takes PGA Championship more seriously and its paying off early

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - Maybe Sergio Garcia realized he was an idiot for only playing one late practice round at a much-changed Torrey Pines before the U.S. Open. Maybe it finally dawned on Garcia that if Tiger Woods still spent five days out on Torrey… more »

Most vocal U.S. Ryder Cup enforcer Rocco Mediate might not be on the team

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - When Hunter Mahan went off on the Ryder Cup basically calling it a giant pain only geared to fill the PGA of America's coffers, a bunch of U.S. golfers didn't exactly rush forward to condemn him. No word on whether Phil Mickelso… more »

PGA Championship shows Michigan's conundrum: Motor City has the worst roads in America

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (Aug. 6, 2008) - Every time I return to the metro Detroit area where I grew up, the trip includes a jarring dose of reality. And it's no different this time for the PGA Championship. You get here and you realize Michigan - and spe… more »

PGA Championship strikes right chord with hip happening pairing of Sergio Garcia, Anthony Kim and Camilo Villegas

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. - This year, the pairings in majors are finally getting the thought put into them that they deserve. That Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson pairing at the U.S. Open helped bring out more tournament prehype than golf's ever seen. The… more »

Only the black bears save pathetic geezers in U.S. Senior Open from complete obscurity

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Those black bears that lollygagged around the course during parts of the U.S. Senior Open - otherwise known as the golf tournament of Depends diapers and bad driving - deserve to be treated to steak dinners by the irrelevant geezer golfers in the field.… more »

Montreux Golf and Country Club will eat Michelle Wie alive: So long, confidence

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I long ago dubbed myself the worst golf-playing golf writer in the world, yet I love monster golf courses. There's nothing quite like a track that's geared toward leaving bruises. I've played some of the toughest courses in the world and left feeling bet… more »

By skipping the PGA Championship, Greg Norman shows he's no hypocrite

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Greg Norman could have easily jumped at the paycheck that his sudden, post-British Open-run PGA Championship invite would have all but guaranteed. Another golfer his age, without his off-the-course tycoon status, would have had to jump at it. With th… more »

Golf lawsuit from Rudy Giuliani's son shows how wacky and screwed up Duke is: Apparently nearly all coach Dukies are self-righteous blowhards

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Rudy Giuliani's son is suing Duke because he was cut from the golf team. At first glance, this would seem cause to rip on 22-year-old Andrew Giuliani for being a baby who's been protected by his father all his life (even if reality and Andrew's shaky rel… more »

Charles Barkley not gambling in Lake Tahoe the biggest upset of golf's no Tiger Woods run

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Forget Greg Norman holding the 54-hole lead at the British Open at age 53 having practiced almost as little as John Daly. The biggest upset of this golf season without Tiger Woods is Charles Barkley spending a week in Lake Tahoe for the American Century… more »

Team Wie reverts to old desperate ways with Reno-Tahoe Open PGA Tour grab

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A lot's already been written about Michelle Wie accepting a sponsor's exemption to play in the Reno-Tahoe Open, yet the larger truth's gone unnoticed. This move reeks of sudden desperation from Team Wie, desperation they'd smartly largely avoided for the… more »

No matter what happens in British Open's final round, Greg Norman didn't choke: There's no choking at age 53

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Greg Norman could shoot an 85 today in the final round of the British Open and he wouldn't have choked. Norman could pull off two Phil Mickelson's at Winged Foot, fall face first into three different bunkers, hit a shot backwards and he still wouldn't ha… more »

Michelle Wie earns her State Farm DQ with dumb mistake, but LPGA shows inept heartless bureaucracy too

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Michelle Wie made one of those dumb mistakes that a golfer in contention just cannot make. One of those blunders that fits right in with the illegal drops and dubious withdrawals that have marked her winless career. Wie forgot to sign her scorecard be… more »

Playing even worse with no Tiger in the British Open just typical Phil Mickelson

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My son jolted me awake early this morning because he'd had a nightmare. While walking him around, I turned on the first hour of TNT's coverage (which would start even earlier if anyone in TV cared about the West Coast, but more on that in a later blog).… more »
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