Archives for: July 2007

19th Hole summer treat: Watermelon Fizz

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Ah…the dog-days of summer are nipping at our heels, and methinks a cool, adult beverage is in order. For everyone who is a fan of the quintessential summertime treat that is watermelon, I have concocted a refreshing libation that serves equally wel… more »

At ESPN, the question is not "Who's Now?" but "Who's fired for this lousy idea?"

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ESPN, what happened to you? First you came up with the ESPYs, the self-aggrandizing award program that doled out hardware for Best Plays and Best Teams and Best On-Camera Nose-Picking. OK, fine. Award shows are irritating and all, but people like me c… more »

World Series of Poker main event champ Jerry Yang hails from golf haven

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A mild-mannered psychologist and father of six named Jerry Yang won the 2007 World Series of Poker main event, grossing $8.25 million for his efforts. To his credit, Yang said that he will donate a tenth of this winnings to charity. Lost in the fee… more »

Are you gellin'? Gel inserts in irons might be the next big thing

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Equipment companies have begun peeking out from behind their monstrous 460cc driver heads, setting their sights on new iron technology. The next big design innovation might be something that sounds like it was prescribed by a podiatrist: Gel inserts.… more »

Taylor Leon chalks up first Duramed Futures Tour win in just second tourney as a pro

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A few weeks ago, I was privileged to attend the Michelob Ultra Duramed Futures Tour Championship at Hickory Point in Decatur, Ill., and was impressed with the way the tournament makes professional golf so accessible to the local community, especially kid… more »

Multi-functionality takes an unexpected turn in the Club Glove Shwine Bag

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We golf writers are always multi-tasking: Hit the ball, take some notes while steering the cart with your knees, hop out, click some photos, hit the ball again, take some more notes, hole out, interview other players on the next tee, etc., etc. But ev… more »

Take Your daughter to the Course Week, 2007

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Recently, I've grown increasingly excited about watching golf again. I'm thrilled that a new generation of golfers are adding a bit of youthful exuberance to the sport. On the PGA Tour there are you young men with names like Boo and Bubba and Camilo… more »

Nickent hybrid useful to Cabrera at U.S. Open

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After reviewing Nickent's 3DX hybrid iron set a couple of years ago, I gave the set to my father-in-law. Since then, his game's gotten much more consistent, but his memory still sucks. Whenever he refers to those clubs, he calls them "Knock-offs" or "… more »

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