Golfer Supremacy Rankings salute Brittany and Boo and hope the game doesn't go to the dogs
Sometimes the world of pro golf can be terribly unfair, and we here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings are proud to be a part of the unfairness of it all.
Nonetheless, we are a “winning-comes-first” rankings system, and we don’t care who folded to get a player that win. You may complain that players like Morgan Pressel and Brittany Lincicome are winners just because others failed, but we just consider them winners.
Golfer Supremacy Rankings
1. Brittany Lincicome
Comments: The winner of the 2006 Women’s World Match Play officially showed it was no fluke by hanging tough to win the Ginn Open. While the bigger story from the event is Lorena Ochoa’s collapse (playing the final six holes at 6-over) and failure to overtake Annika Sorenstam as the World’s top female player, let’s not overlook Lincicome. The 21-year-old shot 72 on a day that just one player broke par, and players like Laura Davies put up 79s. No matter how she’s gotten there, Lincicome is a deserving two-time winner on the LPGA Tour.
2. Boo Weekley
Comments: There are still some holes left to be played at the Verizon Heritage, but one can’t help but pull for a boy named Boo. Weekley missed a three-foot putt for victory at the Honda Classic, then took a two-shot penalty at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, for illegally tending the flag to help out playing partner Tom Johnson. Weekley may not win the Verizon Heritage, but the fact that with six holes to play he’s on top of the field needs to be looked at as a victory for the 33-year-old, who will be one of the PGA Tour’s money list leaders regardless of his finish.
3. Craig Ammerman
Comments: Ammerman is calling it quits after spending five years on the U.S. Golf Association’s executive committee. For Ammerman, it was a true labor of love that saw him spend up to 100 days a year on the road and fork out $20,000 out of his own pocket for travel expenses.
“It’s like having a front-row seat in the game,” said Ammerman, 59. “I am eternally grateful for the opportunity.”
The world of golf is better because of the efforts of those like Ammerman, and the Golfer Supremacy Rankings thank him on a job well done. Ammerman had this to say in regard to the growth of the game:
“Play has been down in five of the last six years. The problem isn’t that fewer people want to play. The problem is the world has changed; people are stretched to the max. Golf has to find a way to let people enjoy the game in a way that fits into their schedules and lifestyles.”
There was no word on whether or not Ammerman agreed with the rumored new USGA PR Campaign of “Golf, or the Dog Gets It.”
Random Factoid: Following his breakthrough Masters triumph, Zach Johnson had a solid week at the Verizon Heritage, and only a complete collapse will keep him from notching a Top-10 finish. There has yet to be any word on what Jesus has contributed to Johnson’s play over the weekend, however.
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Boo Weekly's close cousin 'Poop Daily' must be proud of his achievement today....
What article did you read? The whole point of the Lincicome piece was that she deserved the wins, regardless of how she got them.
And there was no mention of golf "going to the dogs." Seemed like WW was joking about the USGA blog to me. No connection to Lincicome.
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