Archives for: September 2005

The Golf Channel's Big Break IV has me bawling like a baby

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So who?s been watching this season?s Big Break? Big Break IV, or Survivor: Carnoustie, as I like to call it, aired its third episode Tuesday. It features a team of Americans going head to head Ryder-Cup style against a group of Europeans. And I?m n… more »

LPGA Q-school sectional qualifier comes to an end

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Had Morgan Pressel shot any worse than a 72 today, she would've gone home an amateur for at least another year. But she didn't let the pressure faze her. Instead, she went out and shot nine birdies and no bogies, for a stunning 63, leapfrogging all the w… more »

Note to Tiger Woods: get a sense of humor

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Can somebody please get Tiger Woods a beer or something? When asked yesterday about the ?Tiger Who?? hat worn by Vijay?s caddie five years ago, Tiger could?ve laughed it off. Instead, he got bitter. ?I certainly didn't appreciate it,?… more »

Big day for Morgan Pressel, Brittany Lang, and Ai Miyazato

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School is in session. Q school, that is. The first round of LPGA Q school sectional qualifiers, all 72 holes of it, has begun. Perhaps the biggest standout, 17-year-old U.S. Women's Amateur winner Morgan Pressel, teed it up at 7:37 this morning at… more »

Where, oh where, can I find the John Q Hammons Hotel Classic?

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Annika?s battling to keep the title of the John Q. Hammons Hotel Classic at Cedar Ridge Country Club in Tulsa, OK. She?s currently the leader at seven under. Breathing down her neck is birdie girl and recent Solheim Cup teammate Maria Hjorth; Paula C… more »

Privacy? Who needs it. Sign me up for free stuff.

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I just sold my soul for a chance at a new driver. Well, maybe not my soul, exactly, but my address, phone number, and email. If they?d asked for my social security number and mother?s maiden name I probably would?ve handed them over too. It… more »

Rookies put on a clinic at the Solheim Cup; veteran Meg Mallon clinches it

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To paraphrase a certain film that came out last summer, Team America, heck yeah. When play began this morning, the US and Europe were tied at eight points each. By the end of the day, the Solheim Cup was reclaimed thanks to gutsy play from Americans P… more »

Sunday at the Solheim Cup

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So we?re all square going into Sunday?s round, 8-8. The final day will feature 12 individual matches, mano e mano, or womano e womano, as the case may be. So what does the American team have that the Europeans don?t? 1. Home court advantag… more »

US meltdown in the Solheim Cup morning rounds

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Things were looking pretty good for the Americans this morning. Through nine, Creamer/Daniel were up 2, Kim/Hurst were up 2, and even Diaz and Redman, playing the formidable Sorenstam/Pettersen duo, were up 2. The only shaky group of the bunch was Gulbis… more »

And still more Solheim Cup gossip

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Want to hear the pairings for tomorrow morning?s rounds? The Cup begins with four alternate-shot matches. Starting off at 9 AM (Eastern), Paula Creamer and Beth Daniel will face Carin Koch and Catriona Matthew. This was originally supposed to be… more »

Solheim Cup gossip, er, preview

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There?s plenty of goings-on already at the Solheim Cup, set to begin on Friday at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana. According to my source on the ground, players were given some high-quality goodie-bags filled with Canon digital cameras, c… more »

It's a man's world, but I'm happy to visit

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This was a big weekend at the Mario household: it was the weekend of the Fantasy Football draft. Yeah, you know what I?m talking about. Fantasy Football, the latest, greatest trend hitting America. Everyone has a team, maybe even two or three. A… more »
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