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The Open Championship Recap Part Two

Is he back? I don’t even have to say who “he” is and you already know who I’m talking about. Tiger Woods, ladies and gentlemen. Before last week, I thought this question was stupid. He has four wins already this year and is back at number-one. Of course he’s back, right? [caption id="attachment_14978" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo Credit: Associated Press[/caption] Well that was until Saturday at T ...

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Top 9: Worst Falls from Grace

With continuous media attention on Oscar Pistorius’s alleged murder of supermodel girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, I thought it might be a good time to count down the worst screw-ups in sports history. From drug use to high profile infidelity, these athletes really messed up. 9) Marion Jones [caption id="attachment_12660" align="aligncenter" width="610"] via cbc.ca[/caption] The track star put together an impres ...

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The March Madness Of Golf

Sure, college basketball’s March Madness doesn’t start for another month. But, golf gave everyone a preview of it over the weekend in the Accenture Match Play Championship. The bracket-style tournament begins with a round of 64. Sound familiar? And it ends with a champion being crowned. Here’s the difference: In the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championship, the top two seeds, both number-one see ...

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The Stark Contrast

[caption id="attachment_12040" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Photo Credit: Jake Roth USA Today[/caption] Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson entered the Farmers Insurance Open coming off disappointing finishes the previous week. Tiger didn’t even make it to the weekend, missing the cut at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Phil, on the other hand, did make the cut, but only finished in a tie for thirty-seventh. ...

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3 Big Stars, 3 Big Headscratchers

“Wow!” This was the expression that was swirling in my mind last Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, but for completely different reasons. [caption id="attachment_11805" align="aligncenter" width="660"] via sirshanksalot.com[/caption] On Wednesday, I was contemplating finally being able to see Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, and Phil Mickelson tee it up in 2013. These are arguably golf’s biggest stars and they shared ...

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Rory v. Tiger: Act I

Even though the golf season officially began two weeks ago, the “real” golf season begins this weekend as Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods begin their 2013 schedules. Where you ask? Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates where the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship takes place. Why Abu Dhabi, not Hawaii, as their choice to tee off the season? Well, first of all, both are getting paid just to show up. McIlroy is getting betwe ...

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