Archives for: December 2007

Will Tiger Woods pull a New England Patriots' act in 2008?

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While my esteemed colleague (from what I'm told) Brandon Tucker, made a gleeful, awe-inspired, frivolous and pandering call that Tiger Woods will win the Grand Slam in 2008, I laughed directly into the face of his little bio photo at the top of his blog,… more »

Caption this Image: Jesus is behind you and your golf game

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Hey everyone, it's time to play "Caption this Image" the long-running blog game show that has swept the nation! Ok, this is the first time I've done it, but it can be a popular blog technique, or so I've read. So, courtesy of Golf Blogger and Conan O'… more »

Like everything else in the U.S. in 2008, Lefties will dominate golf

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From time to time this blog edges into other subjects, often with an either substantial, or occasionally totally inconsequential connection to golf. It's not a completely uncommon occurrence in the world of golf blogging. Take into account Paris Hilton.… more »

George W. Bush runs U.S. like he golfs - with as little thinking as possible

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During the 2004 Presidential Election, Chris Baldwin endorsed George W. Bush in a column. Baldwin's main reasoning (if you could call it that) was that Bush played golf and John Kerry windsurfed. With the endorsement in hand,… more »

Roger Clemens, Miguel Tejada, Barry Bonds named in Mitchell Report - is golf listening?

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George Mitchell has unveiled his report on illegal steroids in baseball, and it names names: Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Miguel Tejada, Barry Bonds, Mo Vaughn, Lenny Dykstra, Paul Lo Duca, Eric Gagne, and David Justice, among others. Still Mitchell sai… more »

Tiger Woods the epitome of today's non-activist athlete

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Chris Baldwin has a new post up, requesting Tiger Woods get involved with the 2008 Presidential Election, in at least some way ("It's time for Tiger Woods to follow Oprah into Presidential politics"). But the simple fact is, Tiger is not going to go a… more »

Tiger Woods unfazed by sexy "reporter"; deals with much stupider questions

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It can't be easy being Tiger Woods. All the golf, the business deals, the endorsements, the beautiful wife and child ... Ok, never mind, it probably rocks to be Tiger Woods. But it's not all perfect. He has to deal with the golf press on a consistent… more »

Michael Vick gets 23 months - what will Arjun Atwal get?

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With professional golf knee-deep in its own silly season, the winter months are a time for sports fans to enjoy the NFL, NBA, and, of course, the court system. Michael Vick, the former NFL superstar who proved that Virginia Tech is unable to teach peo… more »

Holy Crap, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is good

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. took charge of his dream matchup with Ricky Hatton and turned what many viewed as a competitive match into a one-sided beatdown, as Pretty Boy annihilated Hatton, finishing off the Englishman in the 10th round. There was a star-st… more »

A Wolfrum's triumphant return to Germany

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We awoke early for our trek into Germany. We left Strasboug at first light, prepared for a long, arduous journey. Fifteen minutes later, we had crossed the border. We were in Germany. I had returned to Germany, nearly 80 years after my great-grandfather… more »

The Steelers will beat the Patriots and other lessons from a golf traveler

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Now is the time of year it's great working for a golf travel publication. Aside from the just-finished Q-School tournaments, there's little going on in the world of professional golf. Unless, of course, you consider the Skins Game worthy of acknowledgmen… more »