Archives for: August 2007

FedEx Cup: Is the PGA Tour joking?

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Am I the only person close to appalled to learn that the winner of the PGA Tour's much-hyped FedEx Cup playoffs won't get to pocket the $10 million winner's check when he walks off the green at the World Golf Championships next month? The money, instead,… more »

A Scandinavian prevails in Scandinavian Masters

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It's always nice when a "local boy" wins his local home tournament. That's not quite what happened in Stokholm, Sweden this weekend, but it was close enough. Finland's Mikko Ilonen won the European PGA Tour's 2007 Scandinavian Masters on Sunday, fi… more »

Golf Resort Semlin am See a great golf course for walkers

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SEMLIN AM SEE, GERMANY - It's a fair question to put to a golf club manager, asking whether or not people prefer to walk or ride during their round at the course. "We have five golf carts," Janine Lauersdorf, manager at Golf Resort Semlin am See, told… more »

Golf Resort Semlin am See has a great 19th hole

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SEMLIN AM SEE, Germany - So this is what they mean by the 19th hole. I sit on the generous patio of Golf Resort Semlin am See, roughly 70 kilometers outside Berlin, watching the sun turn more orange as it sinks closer to the ridge of trees in the dis… more »

Michelle Wie in the hunt at Women's British Open

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Michelle Wie, coming off a disappointing week in France at the Evian Masters (and let's face it, what hasn't been disappointing about Michelle Wie lately), rebounded to shoot even par today in the first round of the 2007 Women's British Open, and finds h… more »