An open letter to Mark McGwire: Please save sports for us

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Dear Mark McGwire, Following the recent doping scandal of Floyd Landis, I was struck with one simple truth -- all sports are thoroughly tarnished. There can no longer be a great athletic accomplishment without the public thinking that somehow perfo… more »

Sophie Sandolo beats Karrie Webb! An update of our favorite Italian calendar girl golfer

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Our friend Sophie Sandolo shocked the golfing world by leaving LPGA money leader Karrie Webb in the dust at the Women's British Open. Ok, so maybe it helped that Webb missed the cut at 14-over, but the lovely Miss Sandolo did beat her, missing the cut… more »

Convention on Cybercrime: Creating a new world order on the Internet?

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Remember the good old days, when Bill Clinton was President and you couldn't get through a political discussion on the internet without someone screaming about the "New World Order?" Well, President George Bush is trying to create something of a new w… more »

Bold predictions from a Wie Waffler while Brian Urlacher lies about his game

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Random thoughts: _______________________________________ It's hurtful when Chris Baldwin accuses me of being a "Wie Waffler." But only to a point. I tend not to get too upset with Baldwin, as he has enough on his plate dealing with a body forge… more »

Two-year-old Brayden Bozak: The future of golf, and of human life itself

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TravelGolf.com was one of the few media organizations to receive a first draft of an upcoming speech by President George W. Bush. We are very excited to share this with our readers: -------------- My Fellow Americans, Like all of you out there, I… more »

Golfer Supremacy Rankings happy to be back on a mustache ride

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When the Golfer Supremacy Rankings debuted in 1995, the first edition was titled "What a Mustache Ride! Corey Pavin wins the U.S. Open!" It was a great way to break our cherry, and now Pavin is back on top and we couldn't be more turned on. We're only up… more »

Bring back the 'stache! The Corey Pavin appreciation blog

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You're Corey Pavin and you're one round from your first victory in a decade. You've single-handedly put the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee in the news, much to the chagrin of the hate-filled mainstream media. And we salute you for it. Corey Pa… more »

Hoping for a Michelle Wie win: Because she deserves it

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I'm not such a cold person. I love good things, and flowers and puppy dogs and rainbows. I want Floyd Landis to be found to have done nothing at all wrong and be cheered as a hero. I want Charles Barkley to become the governor of Alabama, and make things… more »

Floyd Landis waits for judgement while Wie waits for Tiger's phone call

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Some random thoughts: So who will be golf's first Floyd Landis - the Tour de France winner that was reportedly found to have an abnormally high testosterone level? At this point you'd just have to throw out all known rules of humanity to think there i… more »

If Lance Bass can admit to being gay, why can't a pro athlete?

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Few things must be stranger than being in a hugely popular boy band and having women throw themselves at you constantly, all the while you aren't interested. Such appears to be the fate of 'N SYNC's Lance Bass, who, aside from having an astronaut fixa… more »

A bald, tearful Tiger Woods and a top-5 Michelle Wie highlight an uncertain future

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In the not-so-distant future: Daddy? Yes, son? Who is Tiger Woods? Well, he wins a lot of golf tournaments, son. What? He's one major victory away from breaking the record for all-time majors. Huh? He's the one that gives all t… more »

Tiger Woods detonates the Golfer Supremacy Rankings yet again

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Sitting around the cooler here at the Golfer Supremacy Rankings, the conversation normally works its way around to blowing things up. Like how Tiger Woods blew up the field with his driver in the bag. Or how Nike is likely prepared to blow up the image o… more »

Iowa hunters learn the dangers of attacking golf bloggers

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A while back, looking to have a little irresponsible fun at the expense of others, I wrote a piddling little blog about a decision by the Ottumwa, Iowa city council allowing deer hunting on local golf courses. For me, it was mainly an opportunity to use… more »

Is the ultimate demise of the U.S. starting on the golf course?

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The initial recorded time that someone made the comment that the U.S. was headed to hell in a hand basket came on July 5, 1776, in a New York Times' editorial titled "John Hancock: Why an ego-maniac with big handwriting shows America is doomed." That… more »

The British Open: The waiting is the hardest, and best, part

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The first time I remember being enthralled by the anticipation of a sporting event was in Sept. 1981. Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns stood at opposite sides of the ring for endless, delicious moments as they prepared to finally engage in what would… more »
 
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