The time has come for a revolution in America.The explosion of media in the last decade has been incredible.Sixty inch LCD TV’s and Blackberries and IPods pervade our society.Each day brings a new development that makes our TV’s larger and our computers smaller.All of us are addicted to some new technology.It may be video games, texting, web surfing, television, cell phones, Blackberries or IPods, but all of us have some type of techno affliction. I can understand it. Having the… Continue Reading
We all know who the best golfer in the world is, Tiger Woods. Since Tiger is still rehabbing and not winning tournaments with his usual dramatic flair right now, let’s see who the real number two golfer in the world is. The world rankings are, in order; Woods, Garcia, Harrington, Mickelson. Based on his play last season, Sergio Garcia has climbed to second. This is the highest he has ever been. He has a win this year at the HSBC… Continue Reading
“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. Monty’s First Press Conference Is A Riot Yesterday the European PGA named Colin Montgomerie the Captain for the 2010 Ryder Cup in Wales. They ignored Sandy Lyle and forgot that Ian Woodsman is from Wales. Monty’s prickly attitude and sensitivity is well known. See how the British Press envisions his first Ryder Cup press conference. It’s a riot. Butch Harmon Speaks Butch Harmon is as… Continue Reading
There is a big party in Tampa this week with the Cards and Steelers going at it. But the 16th hole at the TPC Scottsdale will be doing a good imitation of the Super Bowl. For one week per year the PGA Tour puts on blinders and holds its breath while the fans turn the par three into the loudest party on tour. Brian Hewitt goes Inside the Ropes to give us the story on The FBR Open.
The European PGA picked Colin Montgomerie to be the Ryder Cup captain in 2010. The selection has come too early. Monty’s Ryder Cup qualifications are certainly impressive. He is tied for first in singles with six wins, third in total points and winning percentage with 65 percent. He competed in eight Cups and thirty six matches. He won the European Order of Merit eight times. All of that should have earned him the captaincy, but it didn’t. His politicking for… Continue Reading
By Jeff Skinner Since the Super Bowl is taking place in Tampa this week we offer this alternative to all the pre-game festivities. After all, how much partying can a golfer take while they are in Tampa for the week? If you need a break from the non-stop parties, promotions and late night festivities, try a nice relaxing round of golf at one of the best courses in the area. The TPC Tampa Bay has everything you need to get… Continue Reading
Bernhard Langer picked up another Champions Tour win in Hawaii. Last years rookie of the year battled the wind and Andy Bean to grab his fifth victory. Bean missed a birdie putt on eighteen to tie, but the heartbreak of the day fell upon Brad Bryant. Bryant put two balls in the water on the fifth to lose his two shot lead. He followed his 38 on the front with a 37 on the back and finished tied for eighth.… Continue Reading
Pat Perez finally broke through and won at the Bob Hope Classic. It was his 198th start on the tour and came on a day when the wind tormented the players. Perez has a reputation as a hot head, but he kept his composure as he came from three back in the final round. He finished with an eagle to put an exclamation point on his victory. This is a tough tournament to watch if you are a real golf… Continue Reading
At the European Tour’s Qatar Masters on Sunday it looked like the Spanish Armada was attacking this small Persian Gulf country. Alvaro Quiros led the charge and finished at nineteen under to claim the title for Spain. In fact four of the top ten finishers hailed from Spain. Miguel Angel Jiménez was tied for fifth and his countrymen Gonzalo Fdez-Castaňo and Sergio Garcia tied for tenth. It was the twenty-six year olds third Euro Tour victory and probably earned him… Continue Reading
At the LPGA’s first tournament ever in Brazil, Scotland’s Catriona Matthew beat Kristy McPherson by five strokes. It is Matthews’ third victory. Matthews said she was surprised by her victory since she hadn’t played in a month. Oh yea, by the way, she is five months pregnant! Take that all you lazy cart riders. Think about that the next time you play and walk!