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Schat's Bakkery a bread lover's dream heading to the High Sierras

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Heading north on Highway 395, making your way up from Southern California to the High Sierras and into Reno, one comes across the bucolic mountain town of Bishop. It's a beautiful town where great fishing and other outdoor activities await those inclined… more »

Arnold Palmer quits golf: Others need to follow his example

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Following a miserable experience at the Administaff Small Business Classic on the Champions Tour, Arnold Palmer, 77, said he was permanently retiring from competitive golf, making literal something that has been figurative for a dozen years or so. So… more »

Criminal Bob Ney the latest politico to learn its best to pay your own way to golf destinations like Scotland

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Golf played a part in Bob Ney's re-election efforts, and now is part of the reason his new home will be a cell. The only way the game of golf could do more damage to politicians these days was if it was, in fact, a nubile and alluring 16-year-old boy… more »

Death of Cory Lidle brings to mind the life of Payne Stewart

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If you're a fan of professional golf, the death of New York Yankees' pitcher Cory Lidle in an airplane accident immediately sent your thoughts back to 1999, when we lost one of our own - Payne Stewart. With his stylish dress and even more stylish pla… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings switch to Diebold: George W. Bush, Michelle Wie now the world's best golfers

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For as long as we can remember, the Golfer Supremacy Rankings were created via a complicated series of pulleys and levers. Then we all voted, and counted the votes by hand. And while counting one vote by hand can be arduous, we did it that way because it… more »

Rally for a Cure, others take Breast Cancer Awareness to a golf course near you

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The continued scourge that is breast cancer again made headlines in the golf world in 2006, as Heather Clarke, the wife of popular Irish golfer Darren Clarke, lost her long battle to the disease on Aug. 13. He… more »

Halloween costume ideas for golfers: The perfect mask for a golfer or an insane killer

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So often the general public looks at this blog as just a showcase for the inane ramblings of a maniacal narcissist. But nothing could be further from the truth, for two main reasons: 1) As I completely shun the general public, how the hell would I kn… more »

NHL star scores ace his first time golfing; Golf world amazed - thought NHL had disbanded in 2004

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Reigning National Hockey League rookie of the year Alexander Ovechkin drilled a hole in one on the 160-yard par-three fourth hole at Springfield Golf and Country Club in suburban Virginia. It was an exceptional feat by the 21-year-old, who was playing hi… more »

Angry golfers can avoid suspensions and add style to their rants with Cuss-O-Matic

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While golf is commonly called the "Gentleman's Game," it's also a game that will often leave it's players ready to commit vile and heinous acts of violence against mankind. So, to avoid doing a little head stomping like Tennessee's Albert Haynesworth,… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings refuse to resign after lurid e-mails, IMs are discovered

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When word came out about Florida Rep. Mark Foley resigning in disgrace for being creepy with young male congressional pages, we here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings felt a bit of déjà vu. You see, it wasn't that long ago that we had our own problems r… more »

Overblown, Out-of-Context Theatre: Tiger Woods on Byron Nelson

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Welcome everyone to "Overblown, Out-of-Context Theatre," the blog where we take a random snippet of conversation from someone famous, and make a huge issue where none really exists. Today, we take a look at a recent comment made by Tiger Woods, on the pa… more »

Phil Mickelson drops out of PGA Grand Slam, putting finishing touches on a great collapse

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Back when I was a child actor, big things were expected of me. Every blue moon someone will come up and ask "Hey, weren't you that kid in Bugsy Malone?" I'm forced to say yes, and the memories come flooding back. Mostly of what a little bitch Jodie Foste… more »

Stars to come out as USC hosts golf tournament to benefit baseball team

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Get ready for the USC Baseball Classic Golf Tournament, coming Nov. 20 at the Dove Canyon Country Club in Dove Canyon in Southern California. The cost is $375 per person or $1,500 for a foursome. The entry fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, de… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings honor an eye-popping Ryder Cup performance by Europe

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The one thing that's made the Golfer Supremacy Rankings the most important and relevant golf rankings system in the world today is our unbridled enthusiasm and positivity. This makes up for our complete inability to add. So while the rest of the natio… more »

Just like Osama bin Laden, U.S. golf dies every two years or so

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Rumors that Osama bin Laden has died have been running rampant in the news the past few days. Reportedly the evil, bearded one fell dead from typhoid, or ennui, or something like that in the latest of his caves. Of course, who can forget the time he d… more »