Greg Norman's ex gets $103 million, Christie Brinkley's ex gets $2.1 million: More proof it's better to be a woman than a man in divorce?

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Greg Norman is a former top athlete turned mega tycoon who is worth the kind of money only Tiger Woods can imagine. Christie Brinkley is a former SI swimsuit model turned budding real estate player who has the type of money only the Olsen twins can relat… more »

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers shows more class than Brett Favre by sticking to his Lake Tahoe celebrity golf commitment

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It's ludicrous and borderline insane to suggest that Aaron Rodgers will be a better quarterback for the Green Bay Packers this season than Brett Favre would have been. Packers management's stubborn decision to not go back to Favre out of spite proves jus… more »

Dallas Morning News writes about TravelGolf.com Tony Romo blog, but homers forget to mention that Romo choked in yet another sport

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The Dallas Morning News wrote a blog about my blog on attention whore Tony Romo going Woody Austin. Which proves two things. 1). That Texas' biggest and most prominent newspaper understands who's the recognized expert on golf, especially celebrity go… more »

Attention whore Tony Romo falls into a pond at Lake Tahoe Celebrity Classic, how typical of dunce Dallas Cowboys quarterback

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Tony Romo is making a public spectacle of himself on another golf course. This time, Romo went Woody Austin. Yes, Aquaman has company. Say hello to the doofus Dallas Cowboys quarterback/attention whore Tony Romo as he falls backwards into the pond on… more »

Do pro golfers like Anthony Kim really believe these garish belt buckles make them cool?

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Golf has long suffered from an obvious deficit of cool. While Tiger Woods may have changed this for himself with his dramatics, that hasn't shifted the landscape for all the rest of pro golf. So what are golf's best doing to be hip? Breaking out bi… more »

U.S. Women's Open champ Inbee Park's Badlands connection shows how strong Las Vegas pro golf is

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You might recall that Inbee Park won the U.S. Women's Open less than a week ago. OK, you probably don't (if the 2008 men's U.S. Open is the tournament that's destined to be remembered forever with Tiger Woods winning on one battered knee, the 2008 Women'… more »

Lorena Ochoa finishes 5-over on easy U.S. Women's Open course, time for her great fans to stop making excuses

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EDINA, Minn. - Lorena Ochoa just walked off the Interlachen Country Club, having played four rounds in the U.S. Women's Open without once shooting under par. This on one of the easiest Women's Open courses ever. This from the overwhelming No. 1 ranked… more »

Defending U.S. Women's Open champ Cristie Kerr a psycho, but that's not all bad

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EDINA, Minn. (June 29, 2008) - You've probably dated a woman like Cristie Kerr at some point in your life (and have the war stories to tell about it). Or you probably complain to your girlfriends about the woman at work who's like Cristie Kerr. Watchi… more »

You want the next Ben Hogan story? Forget Tiger and watch Stacy Lewis

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EDINA, Minn. (June 29, 2008) - Tiger Woods received a lot of Ben Hogan comparisons during his gutsy, but hardly courageous U.S. Open win at Torrey Pines. Which is like comparing the years of his career Ted Williams missed to serve his country to the year… more »

It's time to stop congratulating Michelle Wie for acting like a professional at U.S. Women's Open

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EDINA, Minn. (June 28, 2008) - Michelle Wie is a professional golfer. She's an adult, old enough for Dick Cheney to send her to war (if rich kids ever went to war). Everyone might want to remember these facts as they madly congratulate Wie for acting lik… more »

So much for Lorena Ochoa being the women's Tiger Woods, she's done at the U.S. Women's Open

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EDINA, Minn. - It's 12:09 p.m. here on a rain-delayed Saturday at the U.S. Women's Open and Lorena Ochoa is done as a contender. The No. 1 ranked player in women's golf - the player with two career major wins who's been ridiculously compared to Tiger Woo… more »

Paula Creamer talks about learning how to win in Junior Golf: An indirect, deserved swipe at Michelle Wie?

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EDINA, Minn. (June 27, 2008) - You know that Paula Creamer has to love the fact that Michelle Wie continues to throw up all over herself in any pressure golf situation. Just like about 150 other women out here at the U.S. Women's Open delight in it. A… more »

Minnesota shows its wacky side, comes out for U.S. Women's Open second round

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EDINA, Minn. (June 27, 2008) - Minnesotans are sort of wacky. OK, forget the sort of. I say this with all appreciation. I'm staying with my version of a host family this week (more on this in a future blog) at U.S. Women's Open rather than going the usua… more »

Annika Sorenstam shows she's no Phil Mickelson, gives herself a chance at U.S. Women's Open

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EDINA, Minn. (June 27, 2008) - Annika Sorenstam sounded a lot like Phil Mickelson at Torrey Pines after she stumbled to a first round 75 in the U.S. Women's Open. Minus the crazy no-driver decision. Sorenstam talked about sticking to her gameplan, whi… more »

After opening 73 in U.S. Women's Open, why does Lorena Ochoa get Grand Slam talk free pass while Tiger Woods got ripped?

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EDINA, Minn. (June 26, 2008) - Two golfers talked openly of their plans to win the Grand Slam this season. Neither Tiger Woods or Lorena Ochoa are going to come close. But while Tiger got ripped for being supposedly arrogantly presumptuous by plenty o… more »

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