Archives for: May 2006

Is Michelle Wie strong enough to hoist the US Open trophy?

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June 5th is the day of truth for Michelle Wie. Either she will qualify for the U.S. Open at Winged Foot and go down in history as the lone 16-year-old female to ever play in both men's and women's majors or she will simply fly to Rhode Island at the end… more »

Podcast: Golf tips for slow play and how to muzzle the "mad dog" in your group

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Click here to listen. This week's podcast is personal! Both Barry and I got a bit agitated over several less-than-nice people who played with us (and we're being kind) so we try to help our listeners by answering the question, "What do you do if y… more »

Crunch with no punch: Sorenstam misses the mark with Wheat Thins commercial

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A word to Annika Sorenstam's management team. STOP putting her in commercials with aging film and rock stars! And please try and make her look her best when she's in front of the camera. Her recent Wheat Thins commercial portrays Sorenstam as anything bu… more »

David Feherty's intoxicated side featured by Golf Online's Connell Barrett

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You may know him as a featured columnist for Golf Magazine or as an on-course reporter for CBS Sports but in Connell Barrett's shocking article you will see David Feherty as you never have before. Barrett's essay on Feherty allows readers a glimpse in… more »

Podcast: We've gone cellular, mental game tips, golf etiquette and...no Sybase Classic interviews from us thanks to the LPGA

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Click here to listen. Last week we gave some tips on the mental game. This week (as promised) we offer a cerebral tip that everyone can use. Common courtesy and decorum are not taught in most schools but if they were Barry and I probably would not… more »

LPGA denies the internet media press credentials for Sybase Classic

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Barry and I recently sent in applications for media credentials for the Sybase Classic. Since we write a golf blog for one of the oldest golf addresses on the internet as well as create a golf podcast with thousands of weekly downloads we figured that we… more »

Podcast: The Mental Game: sports psychology made easy

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Click here to listen. Perhaps the most important facet of the golf game that separates the amateur from PGA tour professionals is the pros' ability to perform under all kinds of stress. Learning how to deal with the mental aspect of the game (and I do… more »

Are Michelle Wie's PGA footsteps too big for Creamer & Pressel?

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Although Michelle Wie is not playing golf in the Michelob Ultra Open, her name is still mentioned to all of the ladies during the pre-tournament interviews. The essence of the question was would the ladies ever consider entering the men's arena like Mich… more »

Webcast allows LPGA fans a glimpse behind the scenes at the Michelob Ultra Open

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With Mother's Day coinciding with what is commonly referred to as the LPGA's fifth major, most viewers will have a rough time catching all of the action on ESPN2. My mom takes center stage on Sunday and the day prior just happens to be my sister's birthd… more »

Podcast: Interview with a PGA Professional (part 2), Michelle Wie makes golf history, impact tape and Barry dodges flack about the tee box

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Click here to listen. In my interview last week with PGA Professional Martin Nolletti, Martin stressed the fundamentals. This week Martin discusses the biggest problems for women golfers and gives "casual" golfers a few tips on how to stay even.… more »

With Wie in Korea and only the younger Sorenstam in attendance, Ochoa and Webb battle for their second LPGA trophy

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In my opinion, this week's Franklin American Mortgage Championship is comparable to the PGA's Chrysler Classic of Tucson. Most of the big names that even casual viewers look for are not in attendance. In this case that means no Annika Sorenstam, no Miche… more »