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Tiger vs. Jack

The world of golf was treated to another dramatic display of eighteenth hole excitement by the worlds best golfer on Sunday. Tiger Woods did it again by dropping a putt in for birdie on the last hole of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. It seems that Tiger has done this so often that we all expect it. He is favored in each tournament and it is almost shocking when Tiger does not win. There is much debate whether Woods or Jack… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods and the King All Over Again

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. Does it get any more incredible with Tiger Woods? He does it again yesterday with a birdie to win on eighteen. He wasn’t even playing that well. He looked like he was spraying the ball, but he finally found that putter. He was the leader in birdies, putts per round and second in putts per GIR. All he had to do was get it on… Continue Reading

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Arnold Palmer’s Magic Touch

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. When the tour comes to Arnie’s place there is never a shortage of great Palmer stories. It seems like every pro and fan has an Arnold Palmer story. Jason Gore is no different. Read how Palmer’s kindness and generosity changed Gore’s life when he stalked Arnold at Latrobe as an eleven year old kid. Gore is playing on a sponsor’s exemption from Arnie and starts… Continue Reading

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Arnold Palmer’s Big Break

by Jeff Skinner The Arnold Palmer Invitational is a great week of golf. It is played on an excellent course, Bay Hill which is owned by Arnold Palmer. The early rounds are televised by The Golf Channel, which Arnold Palmer started years ago. It has a very good field of golfers, recruited and invited by Arnold Palmer. All this gives us a chance to enjoy something that we can never really get our fill of, and that’s the host Arnold… Continue Reading

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Long Live the King!

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. Arnold Palmer welcomes the tour to his Bay Hill Club this week. There is a pretty good field and no shortage of great golfers and good stories to watch this week. The King knows how to put on a tournament and the players respect Palmer as much as anyone in golf. Tiger is back, defending and looking for his sixth win at Bay Hill. After… Continue Reading

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Tiger Plays for Arnie, So Does Adam

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. Can Tiger and Phil Come out and Play…Please? How does the tour get its marquee players (Tiger and Phil) to participate in more events? The question is still being debated: Should the PGA Tour make the players appear in more or all of its events? Fred Couples thinks it might work in some form. Tom Lehman thinks it would be a real chore to get… Continue Reading

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First Sunday in April: The Masters

First Sunday in April: The Masters, Book Review Even though there has been plenty of golf played already this year, the real start to the season is right around the corner. Every year the golf season really begins in April with the start of the Masters Tournament. The Masters is the first major tournament of the season and the professionals try to get their games to peak for what many call the best tournament of the year. The Masters has… Continue Reading

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Goose, Hurst and the Pyramids

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. Retief Goosen was able to hold on at the end of the Transitions Championships and avoid a playoff with second place finishers Charles Howell III and Brett Quigley. See story. Goosen has gone back to his old putter and he surely needed it to sink his par putt on eighteen since he blew his first putt 5 feet past.  Goosen had to have another laser… Continue Reading

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Tiger, Phil, Furyk and More

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. It appears that the U.S. isn’t the only country screaming about how our tax dollars are being spent. The folks down under are questioning the use of $1.5 million of taxpayers’ money to lure Tiger Woods to Australia. Woods will be paid a $3 million appearance fee to play in the Australian Masters in November and many Australians are not thrilled about it. It may… Continue Reading

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Tiger Will Go Down Under

“Hooks and Slices” will bring you our view on whats happening in the golf world. It was announced yesterday that Tiger Woods will play in the Australian Masters in Melbourne this year. That will be huge for the tournament which is held form November 12-15. Woods rarely plays in the PGA’s Fall series which will be playing The Children’s Miracle Network Classic that same week. There has been much discussion lately concerning the PGA Tour and its inability to get… Continue Reading

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