Posts in category "Tiger Woods"

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 »

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:
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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 »

Jim Gray: the Most Hated Man in Sportscasting?

Jim Gray: the Most Hated Man in Sportscasting?
First, he’s the man LeBron pimped for “The Decision.” Now, he’s made Corey Pavin mad enough to nearly start a fight. Is Jim Gray becoming the most hated man in sportscasting? When LeBron used ESPN to trash the state of Ohio and let the world know he was “taking his talents to South Beach,” the... Read more »

Nike's New Tiger Woods Commercial or How To Miss The Point

If you’re not someone who takes to stupidity from a billion-dollar corporation easily, I recommend you not watch the commercial embedded here. This is one of the greatest failures in the history of marketing, and it couldn’t come at a worse time. Here’s the video: Yes, that’s Tiger Woods’ late father, Earl, speaking to his... Read more »
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Tiger Woods Talking Friday... About What?

Tiger Woods has scheduled a press conference for Friday at 10 AM in Chicago. He’ll reportedly discuss his past, present, and future, but will not answer any questions from the media. This will simply be Tiger telling the world what Tiger’s been up to. What are some thing we could hear on Friday? I might... Read more »