Posts tagged "PGA"

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 »

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 »
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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.

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 »
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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 »