Archives for: February 2007

Podcast: Tiger Woods blows pre-putt routine, Club Glove Aficionado III Stand Bag review and USGA Rules of Repair on the Green

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Click here to listen. A single uncharacteristic putt for Tiger Woods has given Nick O'Hern the title of "The Man who broke Tiger Woods' win streak". David took down Goliath for the second time in match play! Yes, this was a day of mental errors fo… more »

Is Michelle Wie's presence haunting Creamer, Granada at LPGA Fields Open?

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Paula Creamer and Julieta Granada, although two of the hottest golfers currently on the LPGA Tour, played second fiddle to none other than Michelle Wie in the interview room at this week's Fields Open. Pam Warner insisted on slipping Michelle's name i… more »

Ogilvy and Harrington underdogs to Tiger Woods when betting on WGC-Accenture Match Play

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The Victor Chandler Agency, most notable for its British Open bets, has given the edge to Tiger Woods (1/5) over J.J. Henry for this first round qualifier of the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and places Henry at 150/1 to win overall. Woods is… more »

Women's golf clubs challenge men's, RedEye i330 laser putter review and a tip from Bob Toski

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Click here to listen. Our first battle of the sexes debate originated from an article featured in Golf for Women Magazine. Leave it to Stina Sternberg to cause more controversy ;-) as she claims in the February 2007 edition of Golf Digest Magazine,… more »

Sappy FedEx Cup commercial lacks machismo

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"Who will be the first to kiss her?" asks the PGA Tour about it's newly created FedEx Tiffany-designed Cup. Did Tim Finchem really "okay" this one or was he in cahoots with Carolyn Bivens to create something syrupy for the LPGA Tour? Perhaps they swa… more »

LPGA SBS Open - Hawaii dreaming

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Ah, to be in Hawaii with the tradewinds blowing, the smell of the ocean and the ability to play in a professional golf tournament! This week, while the LPGA makes its official debut at the Turtle Bay Resort, I will be dreaming of a vacation in Oahu as I… more »

Will a pre-teen grab Michelle Wie's spotlight?

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Before Michelle Wie, at the ripe old age of seventeen, even wins her first professional golf event, Golf Digest's March 2007 edition has her successor all picked out! Twelve-year-old Alexis Thompson has trounced girls that are Wie's age at the Doral-P… more »

Woods and Wie take a break, "The Good the Bad and the Ugly" of celebrity golf, putting tip for Clint Eastwood, Specfit headgear review

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Click here to listen. The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is much like the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. They're both like "silly season" events, heavy on celebrities and good will, but top golf professionals are in attendance getting the rust off… more »

Are PGA Tour golfers and "American Idol" producers the only public role models left?

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Astronauts, beauty queens and politicians as role models have been diminishing from public view faster than Tiger Woods' 125 m.p.h.swing speed. Everywhere you look nowadays there are fallen angels apologizing for not upholding their end of the bargain; t… more »

Lorena Ochoa accused of being "on something" when she took the LPGA by storm in 2006

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I enjoy searching the internet for interesting golf stories. Sometimes I check out the local newspapers online to see what staff writers are coming up with and other times I check the blogger rolls. I just happened to be googling the name "LPGA" and c… more »

Podcast: Is Groundhog Day un-American, a golf tip from Caddyshack and improve ball striking for a couple of pennies

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Click here to listen. Barry's constant lecturing during driving range practice prompts this week's discussion on solid ball contact. He's right because hearing the "click" each time you strike the ball is the surest way of achieving proper distance c… more »