Archives for: January 2008

Attention PGA Tour players: While watching Super Bowl, give thanks to NFL for drug testing

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While PGA Tour golfers are enjoying Sunday's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and New York Giants, here's hoping they take a moment to give thanks to the NFL for helping to lead them into an era where drug-testing is necessary even in golf.… more »

Humorless New England fans undeserving of having Super Bowl, World Series champs

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If you can say one thing about New England sports fans, it's this: They were a lot more fun to deal with when all their teams did was lose. This is something I learned after writing a column for Magazine ("Tiger Woods just as dominating… more »

Carnival fever set to take over Brazil, where golf options also exist

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Brazilians have a lot of stereotypes, and most of them are positive. They're friendly, happy people is one of them. In fact, a study not long ago reported that 85 percent of Brazilians would classify themselves as happy or content. Which is amazing, beca… more »

Will sinking U.S. dollar keep Europe's best away from PGA Tour?

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First of all, let me just say that I have to thank Fox News for making the "Make a statement with a question" headline a journalistic standard. You can totally get away with anything. Like: "Will Tiger Woods quit golf to travel the world on foot solvi… more »

I can outblog PGA Tour's Tim Finchem while suffering from blog amnesia in anti-blog land

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PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem has a blog! He has a blog!!! You can find it here, and let me tell you, it's more entertaining than GolfWeek's last meeting on how they should commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Let's take a quick look at what… more »

From Tilghman to GolfWeek: The 'discussion' of diversity in golf is over

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Jamele Hill's latest column for is headlined with a question: "Can one awful comment change golf for better?" The simple answer: No. The last couple weeks have been a rocky one for the golf world, first with Kelly Tilghman's "lynch Tiger i… more »

GolfWeek's noose cover the latest attempt to prove golf elitest and racist

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Above is the cover GolfWeek Magazine chose to illustrate the Kelly Tilghman "lynch Tiger in the back alley" comment, in all its cute "play on words" glory. The cover goes along with a pathetic story by Senior Writer Scott Hamilton that does little more t… more »

K.J. Choi, Mike Huckabee could make 2008 a magical year for the faithful

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When K.J. Choi ran away with the Sony Open to record his seventh career PGA Tour victory a couple thoughts ran through my head. First, it couldn't happen to a nicer guy. It's great to see Choi's success, as he truly is as good a person as he is a golfer.… more »

Tiger Woods must be fired from PGA Tour for remarks made by Kelly Tilghman

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The fallout from Kelly Tilghman's "lynch him in a back alley" comment about Tiger Woods is slowly coming to a close, as pundits, golfers, fans, and just about everyone has made their opinion known about Tilghman's Golf Channel gaffe. This is often the… more »

Tilghman in rapid retreat after "Lynch Tiger Woods in a back alley" comment

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Kelly Tilghman's fast-rising career at Golf Channel has run flat into a brick wall after she brilliantly used the verb "lynch" along with the proper noun "Tiger Woods" in a sentence."Report: Golf Channel anchor apologizes for 'lynch' remark"Golf… more »

Punch Russell Crowe in the head with proposed Golf Blog Contest!

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Ok, I'm pretty sure you're all with me on this. Russell Crowe is an annoying idiot. So, that fact has been created, and now exists, and cannot be argued about. So, what I am proposing to you the reader, as well as to big-shot management,… more »

Just how good a golfing day is Jan. 2?

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Here's a thought that occurred to me - today must be a great day for golf courses around the country. I mean, it's January 2. With absolutely no proof aside from gut instinct, I say with complete confidence that this must be a great day for golf in th… more »