Archives for: May 2006

What does a guy need to do to get a golf ball hit into orbit, anyway?

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Tomorrow, Russian and American astronauts on the International Space Station will conduct a five-plus-hour spacewalk. And at no point during their time in space will any of them golf. Now, if you're anything like me, there are only two things in li… more »

With their legacies on the line, it's time for the sons of Robert Trent Jones to end their feud

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A couple decades back, I was on a hunting trip to Wyoming with several family members and friends. We hunted deer and antelope at a ranch near Douglas, owned by some colorful old geezer. In between giving the ground lead poisioning shooting at our pre… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings: Featuring the hottest pongporn in women's golf

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Here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings, we often ponder if we have enough stature to get media credentials to a tournament featuring the likes of Virada Nirapathpongporn, Hee-Won Han and Brandie Burton. We like to think we do, but we've been known to be a… more »

TravelGolf.com This Week: By far the world's best golf podcast

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Call me a relentless self promoter if you must, but after just nine episodes, one thing is extremely clear -- the TravelGolf.com This Week Podcast is the best golf podcast going. (Listen to it here) The main reason is this: Host Dave Berner doesn't go… more »

BMW Championship is taylor made for a TiVo-filled nation

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The biggest show in golf this week is happening at the Wentworth Club in Surrey, England -- as the best of Europe is battling it out at the BMW Championship. The Golf Channel, bless their hearts, are dedicating three hours a day -- from 10 a.m. until… more »

Louisiana loses a golfer

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According the News & Observer in North Carolina, three days after Mother's Day on May 17, Petty Officer Third Class Lee Hamilton Deal, 23, was killed in Iraq's Al Anbar province. Deal was from West Monroe, La., and was a Navy sailor assigned to No… more »

The Golfer Supremacy Rankings: Where fat is always a fan favorite

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Here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings, we'd like to celebrate the life of Orson Welles, who was born 91 years ago this month. Welles was a dynamic actor, writer and director who turned wine pitch man, and exceedingly fat. For this, he is to be commend… more »

LeBron James doing things only Tiger Woods can understand

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When Tiger Woods obliterated the field in the 1997 Masters to become the youngest champion in that tournament's storied history, it was a merging of brilliance in every way imaginable. Tiger was playing in a way no one was familiar with and handling… more »

LPGA continues to show corporate mentality with mom and pop product

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If the LPGA doesn't want Barry and Stacy Solomon, then they have no idea who they want. In a Golf for Beginners blog, the Solomons recount their battle to get media credentials for the upcoming Sybase Classic. "The LPGA does not acknowledge blogs (… more »

Exclusive! New document shows possible rules changes in golf

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To: Rules Committee From: Tim Finchem Re: New golf rules proposal Hey guys, As per our discussion, here are some proposed rule changes for our game. I really think these will help everyone. Peace Out, Timmy New rules proposal 1. If y… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings: Help make us the official golf rankings of vloggercon

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The people behind the Golfer Supremacy Rankings fully agree that sexism is rampant on the Internet and needs to be eliminated. We hereby would like to wish a pox upon Heather McMichael and all the other hysterical spazzes who are blind to the feeling… more »

Jose Ferrer golf sketches bring joy to rabid golferrers around the globe

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If you're anything like me, you find nearly all aspects of life completely unbearable with the exception of two things -- golf and legendary, deceased actor Jose Ferrer. Swoon, I say. Swoon! Now, thanks to Yahoo Auctions, we "golferrer's" (as we… more »

Robbing banks for green fees possibly a sign golf is too expensive

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Ok, maybe it's time to accept that green fees are getting out of hand at some courses. In Maryland, Thomas C. Springer told a judge that he needed money to play golf. That's why he robbed a bank last November. Seems that Springer walked into a Ch… more »

Daly, Barkley and rest of the new breed unable to see inherent dangers of gambling

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My late grandfather always had a taste for gambling and was surprisingly good at it. However, when he was young and newly married he lost $1,000 playing craps. Back then that was a fairly ridiculously high sum. Unwilling to tell my grandmother about h… more »

The Temple of Love: An SEO and golfer's dream cult

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There are religions, there are scams, and then there is the Temple of Love. Yes, the Temple of Love, a search-engine optimizer's dream cult is here to make everything better. This is a sect that tells it like it is, asks the tough questions and pander… more »