Archives for: February 2007

Fuzzy Zoeller not the only dispute regarding golf in Wikipedia: St. Andrews not the birthplace?

2 feedbacks »
Golf discrepancies don't start and end at Wikipedia with Fuzzy Zoeller, who claims defamatory material was added to his biography in 2006. The "Encyclopedia anyone, seriously, can edit" is calling Musselburgh Links in Edinburgh - not St. Andrews the birt… more »

Alligator spotting at Aberdeen Country Club in Myrtle Beach

3 feedbacks »
Just one six-foot reason why us northerners dig golfing in the swamp. We don't have critters like this in our neck of the woods. (Apologies for not getting the extreme close up.) Photo below... An alligator takes advantage of sunny, 70-degree F… more »

Gilbert Arenas & Shaq's giving spirit far more entertaining than Mickelson's at NBA All-star game in Las Vegas

4 feedbacks »
Phil Mickelson's under-the-radar donations to former NFL player Conrad Dobler was an unnecessary act of giving and helped to expose the NFL's lack of appreciation to the stars who helped put the league where it is today. The NBA All-star Game took pl… more »

Bogey on the 18th at Riviera shows Phil Mickelson's head still isn't there

Send feedback »
Phil Mickelson is driving the ball better than ever and the "incident" at Winged Foot only made him wiser for the rest of his career. At least that's what he's telling anyone who asks. After driving the ball well all tournament, Mickelson missed… more »

Is there finer Grand Strand golf than Caledonia on Pawleys Island?

2 feedbacks »
I've only been in Myrtle Beach two weeks now. So far, my hands-down favorite course is Caledonia Golf and Fish Club. As a Michigan native, playing southeastern golf can get redundant, since many of the courses are in residential communities, flat, wi… more »

No. 1 at Willbrook Plantation toughest starting hole in Myrtle Beach?

9 feedbacks »
I played Willbrook Plantation on Pawley's Island south of Myrtle Beach yesterday. I went off the back nine and the twosome I paired up with crapped out after six holes. They were seniors and had been playing 36 holes a day all week. The intermittent rain… more »

Nicklaus' The Bear in northern Michigan ranked in Golf Digest's 50 toughest

2 feedbacks »
A recent feature at Golf Digest ranks America's Toughest 50 golf courses. The state of Michigan scored one track: the infamous Bear at the Grand Traverse Resort near Traverse City. It placed 18th.While this course definitely put a hurting on me w… more »

Danny Gans being a huge tool overshadows Phil Mickelson leading Pebble Beach Pro-Am

17 feedbacks »
I know golf is boring to watch on TV. But today at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am in Monterrey we were offered the alternative to generic PGA pros with no personality and shoddy fashion sense. Namely: Danny Gans. This Vegas show entertainer who headline… more »

Why does Scotland need an indoor golf simulation center?

Send feedback »
We as a civilization have become far too dependent on technology - technology that isolates us. It gives us a false sense of reality. We can sit on our computer for 14 hours and think the world is more connected. We can play video games against our frien… more »

Women's U.S. Open moves to three-hole playoff, but men shouldn't wimp out

3 feedbacks »
The USGA has decided it doesn't want four-plus hours of exclusive Pat Hurst on TV. Beginning in this year's Women's U.S. Open, the tournament will stage a same-day, three-hole playoff if necessary and rid the 18-hole marathon held on Mondays. The dec… more »

Golf blogger reveals St. Andrews dirty secret at USA Today

4 feedbacks »
You can play the Old Course at St. Andrews for about half the cost as you would in the high season. But a lot of golfers will still tell you it isn't worth it. And it's not just because of the spotty weather and lack of sunlight. The course gets over 40,… more »