There's a one-in-a-million shot Tim Finchem will mention Tripp Isenhour in his PGA Tour Blog, and other notes

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It has now been 47 days since Tim Finchem's last blog post for the PGA Tour. In his first blog it was noted that: “PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem begins a monthly blog for with this edition. The commissioner wants you to send him your… more »

Tripp Isenhour joins the Michael Vick Society

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Stress gets to us all. Personally, I have a problem with grinding my teeth in my sleep. I also have on occasion hurled a game controller when Ben Roethlisberger throws an interception during an intense game of John Madden NFL 07. It's embarrassing, sure,… more »

Tired of hearing about Lorena Ochoa? Read the L.A. Times

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I sometimes like to peruse reader comments left on various stories and blogs here at It gives me a great opportunity to mock and humiliate the reader for hours on end, thus insuring the reader will never visit our sites again and develop a… more »

Tiger Woods did not open any doors for Barack Obama, no matter how much golf writers wish he did

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I try and be a realist about things. Especially in my role as a golf blogger. In fact, I'll be the first to admit that sometimes I'll make otherworldly stretches to connect the subject of golf to the point I try and make in a golf blog post. Occasionall… more »

Chris Baldwin may be a conservative crackpot, but he knew my "Tiger Woods undefeated in 2008" prediction was pure gold

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There's a lot to dislike about Chris Baldwin. From that smug, goofy look on his photo. To his complete and utter inability to take a photo of a golf course. To his references of timely, modern-day heroes like Kreskin. To the fact that he plays golf dozen… more »

Kelly Tilghman and Bill O'Reilly "lynch" comments show difference between the golf world and the Fox News world

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When The Golf Channel's Kelly Tilghman fumbled an attempt at humor on the air by joking that younger players on the PGA Tour should lynch Tiger Woods in a back alley in order to better their chances to win, the backlash came quickly. Tilghman was suspend… more »

New England Patriots fans petition to have Super Bowl, Wolfrum Whammy reversed

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One of the great things about golf is that it's usually hard to blame a result on officiating. Sure, there are some who have complained about Tiger Woods purporting to have bent rules in regards to his lies on the odd occasion, but normally in those case… more »

Alex Jones - 9/11 truther, radio host, controversial conspiracy theorist ... and golf course reviewer?

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Whether or not you believe in Conspiracy theories such as the 9/11 Truthers movement, you probably have heard of Alex Jones. Jones is prolific in the world of conspiracy theories, and his and Web sites are ground zero con… more »

Dear New England Patriots fans: hope you enjoyed your Whammy

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Personally, I wish it had never come to this. I was just a down-on-his-luck golf writer, going about his business, trying to cash in with a humorous little ditty about how I found the New England Patriots much more annoying than Tiger Woods. And then… more »

Tiger Woods scores win in Dubai - just a matter of time until Super Bowl is played there

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While the people of Arizona are in an uproar of Super Bowl goodness, waiting to see if the New England Patriots can finish the NFL season as undefeated champions or whether the New Your Giants can pull off a great upset, Tiger Woods is coming home after… more »

Golf Instructor alert! Save reader who needs grip tips

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Here's an open call to the golf instructor team - Reader Bill needs help with his grip. Desperately: "I obsess about the grip. It seems that I don't mold my left hand properly to the grip. I'm 5'7" and maybe my clubs are too tall for me.… more »

Blind, 92-year-old golfer scores hole in one - why can't you?

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So you've been playing golf for a while and have never come close to scoring a hole in one? Well, don't give up hope. It took Leo Fiyalko 60 years to get his first - and he did it while legally blind. At the age of 92. "Legally blind golfer scores hol… more »

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 »