Archives for: December 2006

Should Michelle Wie receive a mention when asking LPGA fans to vote for their favorite golfers?

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Everywhere you look some association is busily handing out awards. Male athlete of the year has been bestowed upon Tiger Woods by both the GWAA and by the Associated Press, Lorena Ochoa was given the women's honor by the same organization and the Sports… more »

Podcast: Ernie Els takes Michelle Wie to school, Tiger Woods' preschool fame and a lesson on bounce

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Click here to listen. Michelle Wie's recent acceptance to Stanford gave us pause this week to reflect upon a golf lesson offered up by Ernie Els during the 2005 Sony Open. Perhaps if Michelle Wie practices with more determination this year, all of… more »

Would Tiger Woods and Lorena Ochoa have won the GWAA awards if all golf writers had a vote?

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Did Tiger Woods text-message Annika Sorenstam to gloat after winning his eighth GWAA player of the year award? Probably not because he must be too busy preening over being deemed Biography Channel's "Biography of the Year". Catch the Tiger Woods documen… more »

Podcast: Annika Sorenstam's one-handed swing and tips on winterizing your golf bag

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Click here to listen. Annika Sorenstam is one busy entrepreneur, from her successful association with Ginn Resorts right down to giving advice to golfers in both Golf Digest and Golf for Women magazines. Barry and I discuss Sorenstam's one-handed dril… more »

Are the lasik eyes of Tiger Woods akin to steroid enhancement?

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I now have the eyes of the tiger...Tiger Woods that is! It's now about two weeks since lasik surgery has been successfully performed on my peepers and I must admit, it feels as if it happened a lifetime ago. Even with the new technology of intralas… more »

Podcast: Nicklaus and Leadbetter's putting tips, Annika Sorenstam keeps it simple and a training aid that will keep you dry: Umbrella Plus!

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Click here to listen. Here is a conundrum for our listeners and readers. What functions as both raingear and a golf training aid? Why an umbrella, of course! And not just any umbrella, no! The rain reflector we're discussing in this week's podcast, Um… more »

Podcast: Tiger Woods and Elin do non-golf activities-what's best for you and a winning quote from Arnold Palmer

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Click here to listen. Not all husbands and wives are meant to share the game of golf. Tiger Woods and his wife Elin, for example, enjoy other activities together as she is an expert downhill skier. As Tiger stated, "Being married to a Swede, you have… more »