LPGA's See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil Stance Is Not Unusual

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I commend Barry & Stacy at Golf for Beginners for bringing up their experience with the LPGA. We bloggers will always have to fight for legitimacy as a "real" communications medium. I'd guess that the LPGA's Paul Rovnak and Michelle Barrish com… more »

Golf Gear News Podcast #14 - Daly Tells All, Sex Lawsuit, Golf Babes, Plane Crash, Bobby Knight

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Click CLICK HERE to listen. Episode #14 of Golf Gear News, host Bruce Stasch continues the GOLF GEAR DADDY GIVE-A-WAY. He also reports on the latest from THE NEWSTAND with John Daly's Tell-It-All Book, Pilot Crashing on Golf Course, and Hootie Gone,… more »

Tiger Woods the Jedi Warrior, Earl Woods was his Obi-Wan

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I was reading Doug Ferguson's story on the passing of Earl Woods and I was struck by a quote from Earl Woods that Tiger "will do more than any other man in history to change the course of humanity. He's the bridge between the East and the West. There is… more »

Bobby Knight the Golf Show Impresario

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You gotta see this. Bobby Knight, the former coach of the Indiana Hoosiers basketball team, now coach at Texas Tech, was the host of a Golf Show. Yes, in the early 80s, the face of Indiana basketball Bobby "Mt. Vesuvius" Knight, was the host of a local… more »

Golf Gear News Podcast #13 - Tiger races stock car, Consumer Reports ball ratings, more

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Click CLICK HERE to listen. In Episode #13 of Golf Gear News, host Bruce Stasch launches the GOLF GEAR DADDY GIVE-A-WAY. He also reports on the latest from THE NEWSTAND with Drunken Cops Vandalizing Driving Range, Tiny Tiger Losing to Professional,… more »

Dick's Sporting Goods Opens Golf Specialty Store

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I early spoke about the pending Clubbuilding War between Golfsmith and Golf Galaxy. Well, now there's a third big box player emerging Dick's Sporting Goods. Very quietly, this major sporting goods retailer has seen how nicely golf fits into it own ni… more »

Oh, Cry Me a River Mr. David Toms III

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Now that the afterglow from The Masters is down to glowing embers, some of us try to look back on what happened and reminisce. This includes professional golfers like David Toms III. AP writer Doug Ferguson got this gem from Mr. Toms last week “to me… more »

Golf Gear News Podcast #12 - Tiger's Wrong Word, a Two Driver World, Eco-Terrorists, Innovex Buyout and Trump's Golf Ego

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Click here to listen. In Episode #12 of Golf Gear News, host Bruce Stasch brings you the latest from THE NEWSTAND where he talks about Tiger's Poor Choice of Words, Eco-Terrorists, the Expanding Masters and the Longest Drive Champ in Europe. In S… more »

Betting is Going On at Amen Corner

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For those of us that can't break away from our desks, we still have an option to satisfy our Masters obsession – webcasting. According the Golf Blogger, CBS Sportsline and The Masters are offering 22 hours of live coverage of Amen Corner during the mas… more »

A Big Surprise in Phil Mickelson's Bag

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One thing that most viewers probably missed during Phil Mickelson's dominate golf performance last week at the BellSouth Classic was what was going on in Phil's bag. The commentators noted that Phil was experimenting with two drivers. Yes, two drivers. T… more »

Golf Gear News Podcast #11: Ford Dumps Golf, Sex to Play Augusta?, Lucifer's Anvil Course, Geese Police

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Click here to listen. Each episode of the Golf Gear News Podcast is full of interesting stories on golf. In THE NEWSTAND I talk about Ford Dumping Golf for Bull Riding, the resignation of the Korean Prime Minister, buying a professional golf team and… more »

As Golf Galaxy Buys GolfWorks, Clubbuilding War Breaks Out

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The clubbuilding industry is in for some significant changes with the recent purchase of GolfWorks by Golf Galaxy. Let's look at the signs that are starting to emerge. Golfsmith, founded in 1967 is the granddaddy of clubbuilding. They began with a ca… more »

On the Champions Tour: The Second Coming of John Harris

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Being from Minnesota, I've always been a big fan of Champions Tour golfer John Harris who just won $121,000 with his 2nd place finish in the Toshiba Senior Classic a few weeks ago. He's always been an excellent golfer, one of the top amateurs in Minneso… more »

Miami Domino Tournament!? What's Happening to ESPN?

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First there was ESPN, then ESPN2, then ESPN Classics now ESPN Deportes. Through the years, to fill airtime, they have added rodeo, tractor pulls, swimming, billards, and volleyball to supplement the standard fare of football, baseball, basketball and hoc… more »