Archives for: June 2008

No "gimmees" for Michelle Wie at 2008 U.S. Women's Open and how to tee it up for an iron

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Click here to listen. Michelle Wie has spent countless hours preparing for the 2008 U.S. Women's Open with coach David Leadbetter in the hopes of reversing the downward spiral which has been her albatross since last year. Although Wie recently comme… more »

U.S. Open Pressure-Tiger Woods persevered, Phil Mickelson collapsed and Rocco Mediate had fun with it. Adidas, "golf equipment for your eyes" and Stacy sings the sand trap blues

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Click here to listen. Poor Tiger Woods! Yes, he has won his third U.S. Open but was it at the expense of his knee? Is winning a trophy more important that your health? The answer? Season-ending knee surgery with the rest of the field clamoring for t… more »

Tiger Woods odds favorite at U.S. Open despite wounded knee. Mickelson runs close second with Colin Montgomerie bringing up the rear

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Tiger Woods is the hands-down favorite at online sportsbooks despite his recovering knee. Phil Mickelson is the only other golfer in single digits following Woods. BodogSports has the favorite, Woods, at 5/2 and Mickelson close behind at 7/2 odds. The… more »

Will the pairing of Tiger Woods, Mickelson and Scott in the U.S. Open inspire or disappoint?

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Just when you thought the U.S. Open couldn't get any more exciting other than the prospect of being the second major of the year, the powers that be placed Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott in the early pairings. That combination doubles or even… more »

Ochoa and Sorenstam entertain at McDonald's, drive a Callaway get free gas, reduce spin off the tee and casting call for golfers who ride Harley Davidson

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Click here to listen. In March Callaway Golf, using Morgan Pressel and Ivanka Trump as their celebrity "faces", launched a GEMS golf club set designed specifically for women. Unfortunately, I haven't seen Ivanka promoting Women's Golf Month with… more »