Archives for: November 2006

The second coming of Justin Rose

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There are times when humble pie can actually be rather tasty, especially with a nice dollop of brown sauce on top. But I'm not about to indulge - I'm on a diet trying to create space for the inevitable Christmas pudding and other gastronomic excesses com… more »

Michelle Wie and a tale of two teenagers

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Here's a line from the sports pages of London's respected Guardian newspaper that deserves a wider audience. "Hamburg were breathing out of their arses and the last thing they needed to see was someone who can catch pigeons coming on." Translation: the… more »

Tour Championship Round Four review: Magnificent Scott finishes the job in style

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Job done and in exceptional style. Adam Scott did not rest on his laurels, with an almost flawless round of four under, although as I thought two under on the day would have been enough. Would he have done it if Tiger had been around? Who knows, or c… more »

Tour Championship, Round Three: The Scott eulogies have begun, and he hasn't even won yet!

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Spare a thought for Davis Love III Sunday as he trundles his lonely path round the Tour Championship course, wooden spoon sticking firmly out of his bag. It can't be much fun trying to make amends for that dreadful opener, even if a nice fat cheque still… more »

Tour Championship Round Two: It's Adam Scott's to throw away this weekend

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You should thank your lucky stars I'm not Adam Scott if you've backed him this weekend. I'd be so excited right now my clubs would be shaking like a vibrator, not that I have first-hand knowledge of how that oscillates you understand. But there's quite a… more »

Tour Championship Round One: Disaster for Love as the form book is blown away

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"Nothing's going to be pretty out there today," said Stewart Cink. How right he was. "Pretty" never even got out of bed as the wind played havoc with Thursday's play. I bet Davis Love III wished he'd never got out of bed either after shooting 12 over, ap… more »

Tour Championship preview: Where's Tiger Woods when you need to pick an easy winner?

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The Tour Championship this year has the feel of a great banquet with empty chairs at the top table, notably the guest of honour's. It sends the message that this is really just a little end of term money-spinning celebration for the season's stars. It le… more »