Archives for: April 2006

Podcast: Interview with a PGA professional (part 1), U.S. Open qualifying, golf tips for the tee box and a different way to hit the fairway!

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Click here to listen. Our golf podcast moves along at a brisk pace this week and is chock full of instruction mostly provided to you by PGA Professional Martin Nolletti. I had the opportunity to sit down with my coach from Fairview Golf Center and his… more »

Sorenstam fired up for Ginn Open but Ochoa and Pressel's putter may get in the way

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LPGA followers now know one thing about Annika Sorenstam that we may not have known previously, that is she's human! Whew, what a relief! I was beginning to think she was an alien like Tiger Woods but now I'm certain that she is susceptible to bumps in t… more »

Podcast: Golf tips, Sting headlines Tiger Woods' Jam, Korea woos Wie and Nicklaus goes fishing

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Click here to listen. Barry and I will, unfortunately, not get to hear the legendary Sting perform at this year's TigerJam IX. I'm really disappointed because not only will the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas ROCK on April 29th but it is f… more »

Is Michelle Wie shrinking Morgan Pressel's and Annika Sorenstam's popularity?

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I can probably think of 20 questions to ask Morgan Pressel right off the top of my head without once mentioning the name "Michelle Wie". So why did reporter Dana Gross-Rhode, during a pre-tournament interview for this week's Florida's Natural Charity Cha… more »

Podcast: Hogan Edge & Adams Idea hybrids; golf tips; and is Lorena Ochoa following Mickelson's lead?

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Click here to listen. Both Annika Sorenstam and Michelle Wie certainly are impressive LPGA golfers but watch out for the hottest female golfer on tour, now the number-one golfer on the ADT Money list dethroning Juli Inkster, namely Lorena Ochoa! Not o… more »

Lorena Ochoa aggressively seeking LPGA win at Takefuji Classic but with Paula Creamer at her heels, will she fold?

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Lorena Ochoa is finally gaining confidence playing in LPGA tournaments, and it's about time! The 24-year-old Guadalajaran has come on strong in the LPGA Takefuji Classic held this weekend at Las Vegas Country Club. First-round action proved that Ocho… more »

Playing golf this Easter or Passover? A little humor for the holidays!

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Jesus, Moses, and an old man are playing golf. Moses tees up and hits his ball into the water trap. Nonplussed he goes over to the lake, parts the water with his club and hits the ball onto the green. Jesus tees up next and also manages to land in… more »

Impressive Mickelson victory tames the Tiger at The Masters

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It seems like ages ago since I wrote an article about Phil Mickelson for The Sand Trap but all my comments remain vaild and contemporary. All except that Phil now lays claim to two additional major championships! I guess hard work still pays off! Peop… more »

Podcast: Tiger Woods not the only "cat" on the course, play extreme golf, putting tips and what's YOUR handicap?

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Click here to listen. From bobcats to alligators, animals on the golf course can wreak havoc with a golfer's game. But what happens when they attack? Two men recently found out and Barry and I report about it in our own inimitable way. We also talk… more »

Vijay Singh victorious at the 2006 Masters? Golf World's John Antonini seems to think so!

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After much statistical analysis and calculating the odds of 75 PGA Tour players, sports betting site Pinnacle Sports lays 3/1 odds that Tiger Woods will win this year's Masters Tournament. It's no surprise to most as Woods has already claimed several vic… more »

Sensational win at Kraft-Nabisco puts Karrie Webb in contention for $1 million at ADT

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By Stacy Solomon With all of the blogger hoopla surrounding Michelle Wie and her third place finish at the Kraft Nabisco, I haven't really noticed any discussion regarding the miraculous eagle at the 18th on Sunday by the youngest World Golf Hall of F… more »

Golf for Beginners podcast: Never tee up the same again, "bulls" or "bears" on the golf course and our Masters picks

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Click here to listen. After our windy and rainy stay in Myrtle Beach it sure is great to have warmth and fair weather in the air. In honor of spring Barry and I discuss solid practice routines on the driving range. The Barry and Stacy "mini tour" gets… more »
 
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