Archives for: February 2008

Colin Montgomerie: where are all the Scots in pro golf?

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Scotland may be the "birthplace of golf", but you'd never know it looking at the world golf rankings. That is on the mind of Scotland's highest profile golfer, Colin Montgomerie in Delhi at the Johnny Walker Classic this week, admitting that the coun… more »

Raul Castro doesn't necessarily mean better diplomacy with the U.S.A., but it does mean more golf in Cuba

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Officials from the State Department of the United States say Fidel Castro's passing of power to his brother Raul doesn't represent much of a change in regime. They must not be golfers, because one thing has become abundantly clear: Golf has a much bright… more »

More Americans aren't playing golf: is Guitar Hero to blame?

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The big buzz in the golf industry last week was the report recently released by the National Golf Foundation detailing that the number of golfers in America is dwindling. Everyone is pointing fingers as to why: golf takes too long, it's too expensive… more »

After U.S. Open struggles, Baddeley gets another shot at Tiger Woods in WGC Match Play

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The last time Aaron Baddeley squared off versus Tiger Woods it was in the final round of last year's U.S. Open at Oakmont. Reporting from Oakmont and having spoken with Baddeley several times during the week, I predicted his cool, even-keeled mindset… more »

John Daly points the finger elsewhere for losing his Hooters, 84 Lumber sponsorships

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John Daly shot a 69 in the opening round of the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Thursday, tying him for 14th. But watching Daly's sound bite tonight on the Golf Channel was quite sad. He blamed his poor recent play and loss of sponsors not on his drin… more »

J.B. Holmes & Justin Leonard make intriguing Ryder Cup picks

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It's never too early to start talking Ryder Cup. Especially since the months prior are usually the best part for Americans: talking strategy, standings and captain's picks leading up to the inevitable beat down from the Europeans. One thing is clear,… more »

WorldGolf.com reader and golf reviewer Harry Mann is one tough cookie!

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A Monday morning browse through WorldGolf.com's reader exit polls is revealing one bitter Mann! Harry Mann, that is. He just left not one, but TWO scathing, 1/5-star reviews of golf courses near Houston. "The golf pro is a total idiot," He exclai… more »