Archives for: March 2008

Who's No. 1? Jack Nicklaus or Tiger Woods

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Gary Smits of the Florida Times Union has an interesting story on active, pro golfers who played competitively with both Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. John Cook told Smits that both Nicklaus and Woods are sensitive to other players, who are sometime… more »

Who's No. 1? Cuscowilla or Reynolds Plantation?

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If you asked me, "Master, where should I go, Cuscowilla or the Reynolds Plantation?" I would answer you thusly. Depends on what you want. They're both in the Georgia lake country and they both use the state's second-largest lake, Lake Oconee, in a big… more »

Michelle Wie, meet Paul Prudhomme, who takes a bullet, keeps on cooking at Zurich Classic in New Orleans

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Michelle Wie needs to hang around more chefs. World-renowned chef Paul Prudhomme was shot with a 22 calibre bullet while he was cooking at a tent near the PGA Tour event. He thought it was a bee sting at first, according to the Associated Press, but d… more »

Are you as excited about the Tavistock Cup as I am?

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It's not that I'm jealous of pampered millionaires, it's more that I despise them and would like to steal their money, wives and inflict a savage beating on them if I could get away with it. Why is the Golf Channel televising this? It's a clubby, litt… more »

Why aren't more states copying Georgia state park golf course system?

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Most golfers have heard of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. So have the wanna-bes, spawning a bunch of copycats, some good, some awful. I wonder why more people aren't copying what Georgia and other states came up with – a great state park golf sy… more »

Tiger Woods now shilling for Gatorade

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Gatorade is coming out with a new product called Gatorade Tiger, "formulated for Tiger Woods in great tasting flavors he selected," according to the company. How did they come up with this? They tested his sweat. According to Gatorade, Woods met wi… more »

Top-10 picks to challenge Tiger Woods

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There is absolutely no one at the moment who has either the game or the guts to stand up to Tiger Woods. If Woods happens to lose a tournament, it's only because he had an off-week, and that won't last long. I really think only Ernie Els has what it t… more »

Do you see the hypocrisy with all the John Daly bashing?

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Is John Daly Osama bin Laden or just a golfer with a drinking problem? The big guy is getting bashed so much by golf writers, you'd think he was a child-molesting terrorist sleeping with their wives. Tod Leonard of the San Diego Union-Tribune calls… more »

Chris DiMarco: Golf swing is all in the butt

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Chris DiMarco said his renewed golf swing is all in the butt. As in, sticking it out. "My wife said, 'you used to stick your butt out like you were wearing a dress,'" DiMarco told the media after he fired a 68 in the first round at the Ballantine's Ch… more »

John Daly on a bender? Doesn't show up for Arnold Palmer's pro-am

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More woes for John Daly. First, Butch Harmon dumps him, and now he gets disqualified from the Arnold Palmer Invitational because he didn't show up for Wednesday's pro-am. Under PGA Tour rules, he's automatically out. What makes it worse is that Dal… more »

Worms, not Arnold Palmer, have Tiger Woods peeved

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Most people who follow golf around Florida know that Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge has been having problems with roundworms in preparation for this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. Now Tiger Woods has experienced it first-hand. He isn't ha… more »

Stewart Cink the new Greg Norman

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Stewart Cink is such a nice guy, he doesn't earn the criticism of other infamous, choke-prone golfers do, like Greg Norman used to. Yet, there he was, choking yet again Sunday at the PODS Championship, blowing yet another third-round lead. Cink is… more »

The plague of slow play – blame the pros

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I've often said that part of the problem of slow play is amateurs trying to copy the pros. I see it all the time. Guy putting for triple bogey circles his putt three times, studying it from every angle, then missing it by 10 feet. Then does the same t… more »

Presidents Cup is getting to be more entertaining than Ryder Cup

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I knew this might be a different sort of Presidents Cup than some of the boring ones in the past, when Fred Couples and Greg Norman were named captains.Couples told the media he might name Michael Jordan and Robin Williams as additional staff members… more »

Lorena Ochoa the next Tiger Woods?

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Lorena Ochoa is showing all the signs of grabbing the LPGA by the throat in the same way – well, almost – that Tiger Woods is crushing PGA Tour fields. Ochoa finished 20-under at the HSBC Women's Champion's tournament in Singapore Sunday, beating… more »
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