Posts in category "PGA"

New Nike Golf Ad Puts Tiger To Rest

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First off, if you haven’t seen this ad yet you’re welcome. It’s an early front-runner for my favorite of the year. Absolutely brilliant. When Michael Jordan retired, we didn’t get a commercial of him passing the ball to Kobe Bryant. (Do you really think Jordan would have signed off on him being replaced? Any of... Read more »

Rory McIlroy Joins Nike Golf

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I’ve written about Nike on this blog before, talking about how they were taking over the world with the addition of NFL merchandise to their portfolio. (As an aside, Nike’s stock was at $84.09 per share when I wrote the first article linked above, on Aug. 16, 2011. After a 2-for-1 split in late-December, shares... Read more »

Medinah Magic: The Incredible 2012 Ryder Cup

The first green early on Sunday morning.
What an incredible weekend! I had the great fortune of covering the 2012 Ryder Cup, which was one of the most electric sporting events I’ve ever been around. Starting with practice rounds and the first ever Celebrity Scramble on Tuesday, the week evolved into a best-case scenario for golf. With the Cubs and White Sox... Read more »
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39th Ryder Cup Preview

39th Ryder Cup Preview
As the seasons change and the weather begins to get chilly in Chicago, there’s an incredible opportunity for golf fans to see the best players in the world compete. The 39th Ryder Cup will take place at Medinah Country Club from Sept. 28-30, and brings with it some exciting events. On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the... Read more »

Tiger Woods Wins, Then Puts PGA Tour On Notice Via Twitter

Tiger Woods Wins, Then Puts PGA Tour On Notice Via Twitter
Here’s what Tiger Woods had to say after winning his first tournament in… well, a long time on Sunday. Subtle, right? Here’s the video he linked:

BMW Championship at Cog Hill: Images from Thursday

Looking down at the 14th green at Cog Hill.
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Gallery: BMW Driving Experience at Autobahn Country Club

Before the BMW Championship at Cog Hill (in Lemont), the title sponsor presented players and media with an incredibly unique opportunity. On Tuesday, I had the privilege of attending the BMW Driving Experience at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet. BMW provided a number of their latest vehicles for us to drive, and BMW American... Read more »

The Masters, Barry Bonds and More: A Book Worth Checking Out This Weekend

The Masters, Barry Bonds and More: A Book Worth Checking Out This Weekend
This week presents some wonderful sports options to fans of any game. The Masters begins, the NHL regular season ends, the White Sox host their home opener on Thursday, the Cubs take their act on the road for the first time and the Bulls continue working to secure the top seed in the Eastern Conference.... Read more »

An Inside Look At How The PGA Scores

During the first round of last weekend’s BMW Championship at Cog Hill in Lemont, I had the priviledge of going behind-the-scenes with the PGA and CDW to see how the talking heads on television, and people tracking the tournament from home (the office) are able to keep up with the action so effectively. I was... Read more »
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