Posts tagged "golf"

Rory The Redeemer...for all

Rory The Redeemer...for all
Photo credit: Doug Kapustin, McClatchy-Tribune The lead story coming out of the 2011 U.S. Open was how Rory McIlroy not only raised a trophy in a record-setting way but how he did it after the Masters meltdown. It was redemption for the 22-year-old from Northern Ireland…and, in a broader sense, it was an act of... Read more »

U.S. Open Day 1 - McIlroy sweetly sings a "simple 65"

U.S. Open Day 1 - McIlroy sweetly sings a "simple 65"
In the opening round of the 2011 U.S. Open, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy put some kind words from Jack Nicklaus into his head and pulled out the day’s best performance with a stunningly “simple 65.”  McIlroy made it all look simple because he played Congressional smart and with almost perfect accuracy (hitting 17 of 18... Read more »

Tiger opts out of U.S. Open. Westwood becomes favorite.

Tiger opts out of U.S. Open. Westwood becomes favorite.
Tiger Woods announced he won’t play in this week’s U.S. Open as he recovers from leg injuries. Within minutes of Tiger Woods’ withdrawal from the U.S. Open, bodog.com installed Lee Westwood as the betting favorite.  Westwood’s odds dropped to 10-1, ahead of his former co-favorites Luke Donald and Phil Mickelson who remained at 12-1. The... Read more »
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Masters Sunday: The Best and Worst Outcomes for Golf

Masters Sunday: The Best and Worst Outcomes for Golf
With Tiger Woods’ major championship losing streak at 9 straight, there’s a ton of talk about golf desperately needing something to re-energize the game. As the final round of the 75th Masters begins, which player, if he wins, presents the best and worst outcomes for the sport that can happen at Augusta today? THE BEST... Read more »

Masters Weekend Stage is Set. Here We Go!

Going into the 2011 Masters, the tournament was proclaimed as the most wide-open in years. After the first two rounds, it’s a bit less open than predicted.  The biggest 36 hole comeback at Augusta was in 1956 when Jackie Burke overcame an 8 stroke deficit — which is exactly where two of this year’s favorites,... Read more »

The Masters 2011: PREVIEW and ODDS

The Masters 2011: PREVIEW and ODDS
CLEAR ALL SCHEDULES!…It’s Masters Week! Just in time for your Masters pools, here’s our annual Masters Preview and Latest Odds.
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REVIEW: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2012: The Masters

REVIEW: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2012: The Masters
(Reviewed by Ben Schroeder and his dad.) “A tradition unlike any other…The Masters.”   And now all golf hacks like us can virtually experience the tradition thanks to EA Sports’  Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2012: The Masters video game. The question on everybody’s mind…Is the game as great as the tournament and the famed Augusta National... Read more »

Golfing in Chicago...IN MARCH! Perfect!

Golfing in Chicago...IN MARCH! Perfect!
Yeah…that’s not a bunker with white sand. It’s just a Chicago “snowtrap.” In the Chicagoland area, any day in March when the temperature reaches for 60 is a  PERFECT day to dig out the golf clubs and race outside to the course.  Never mind there’s still a few inches of snow in the bunkers…it’s just... Read more »

One Woman's View: Golf's Top 10 SEXIEST Men

GOD YES!! My husband knows. He may not like it but he knows. The only man I'd leave him for. And I'd be out the door so fast that my clothes would burn off from friction...and sexual passion. Adam Scott is not just the sexiest man in golf pants. He is the SEXIEST MAN IN OR OUT OF ANY PANTS!! And he has an Australian accent!! Just take me now.
Jen McAutry is this week’s winner in our fantasy golf league so she gets to be the “Staying On Course Guest Blogger of the Week.” Enjoy! _____________________________________ My smirky smile goes out to all the boys in our fantasy golf league for picking Tiger Woods to win at Torrey Pines. Sorry your guy finished 44th (and... Read more »
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Golf stars align for must-see TV this weekend

The PGA, CBS, and golf fans got a bit of Chicago Bears luck this weekend as golf has made the most of its schedule opportunity during the NFL’s pre-Super Bowl break. The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines goes into its last 2 rounds chock-full of big stars and intriguing stories. 15 players are within... Read more »