Archives for: August 2006

DiCaprio, Nicholson get day at golf course interrupted by terrifying bobcat

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Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly had a golf game broken up - by a bobcat. From the Monsters and Critics: DiCaprio's [golf] lesson was interrupted when a bobcat - a small wild cat related to the Lynx, usually no bigger than half a met… more »

Troy Lee Gentry: Will killing a tame bear help sell proposed new golf book?

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Hunters around the globe, and in fact, in other galaxies, winced hard when a recent story came out on country singer Troy Lee Gentry, half of the country music duo Montgomery Gentry. It seems Gentry, in an effort to appear manly, decided to do something… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings: Tiger Woods forces us to go the dogs

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Hey, look, Tiger Woods won the Bridgestone Invitational. Again. That's four consecutive wins for the man we now refer to as "the guy who totally screwed up our chances to try out some Stewart Cink material." Nonetheless, we here at the Golfer Supremac… more »

Some facial hair options for Tiger Woods from "All About Beards"

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I am exactly like Tiger Woods. At least as far as facial hair goes. You see, like Tiger, I tend to fluctuate between being clean shaven or wearing a goatee. It's not so much of a style thing as it is the fact that I never quite fell into the habit of… more »

Golfer Un-Supremacy Rankings: Forced by Tiger Woods to focus on the negative

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Here in the deep, dark recesses of the human mind that we like to call the Golfer Supremacy Rankings, the funk we feel is real and it's a drag that maybe Papa's got to get a brand new bag. Such is life at this corporate powerhouse ranking system that'… more »

Tiger Woods the best ever? Or, why ESPN's Gene Wojciechowski isn't fit to carry my jock

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Tiger Woods' victory at the PGA Championship was the type of event that caused, nay, mandated the sporting world erupt in an orgy of gush. Hyperbole be damned, find an adjective and run with it. Tiger's performance, on top of everything else he has accom… more »

Tiger Woods wins PGA Championship, cements position as world's best athlete

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The world's best shortstop, quarterback, boxer, shooting guard, attacking midfielder, chess player and decathlete won another major golf tournament today. By dominating and demoralizing the best golfers on the planet in the PGA Championship, Tiger Wo… more » blogger Spencer Hux: Genocidal madman, or golf loving victim of a complaint generator?

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After spending literally minutes trying to come up with some pithy and interesting way to present this next item -- in an effort to fish for people to write in with comments like "Boy, Bill, you sure are pithy and interesting" -- I realized that straight… more »

Steve Flesch will win PGA Championship, or I'll be George Allen's uncle

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If there's one thing I know, it's that calling a college kid of Indian heritage "monkey" at a rally is a fairly interesting way to start a campaign that you hope will eventually sweep you into the White House. But Virginia Sen. George Allen is no ordinar… more »

Texas loses a golfer, his brother

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Army Spc. Andrew Velez, the second of two brothers to die during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, committed suicide, his family and military officials said recently, according to the Associated Press. Velez, 22, died last month in Afghanistan,… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings hoping for a kiss of luck from Cristie Kerr

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Here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings, we're working extra hard to shed some extra pounds to become the best Rankings we can possibly be. We also want to look good in a sports bra, which is just added incentive, if you ask us. Golfer Supremacy Ranking… more »

Be terrified! You will be killed by terrorists, or; hope you like your home golf course, because that's all you should be playing

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Normally I read Chris Baldwin's forays into political thinking and smile, and think to myself, "hey, why aren't I on the talking-points e-mail list?" Ok, I'm sorry. I'm just joking. This is not a time to joke. This is a time to be afraid, to be extrem… more »

By stopping a serial killer, two California pressmen show what it means to be heroic

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The media gets endlessly harangued throughout the U.S., whether it's Fox News or the N.Y. Times. People involved in the media get stamped as political opportunists, communists, fascists or any number of things. Like anything else, such blanket critici… more »

Blog-Boy Billy in "Michelle Wie and the Astroturf Assassins"

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So I'm sitting alone in a dark coffee shop, see. I had just got off the phone with the boss, and that miserable so and so gives me a case to work on that's pure bush league, baby. Something about Astroturf and some leggy little golf minx named Michelle W… more »

Google introduces video search; golfers await videos without Robin Williams or Death

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Google has a new video search section that should make for fun times for the bandwidth enhanced amongst us. Currently, the golf section still needs to be built up, but here are a few samples: There's these two knuckleheads, sending chickens everywh… more »