Shots From the Rough

by Jeff Skinner

To say that Hank Haney has been making the rounds promoting The Big Miss is an understatement.  He’s been everywhere but he ran into pair of New York talk show hosts that were laying low for him.  Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton host a sports talk show on WFAN in the big apple.  Boomer is watchable when he is doing the NFL on CBS but when he is paired with former shock jock Carton the two of them are unbearable.  Haney felt the wrath of the two of them in a phone interview on Friday.  Pick your spots Hank, these two know zero about golf and less about civility.  Hank finally had enough and hung up.  It was his best move in awhile.

Michelle Wie still struggled with her putter in the second round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship.  Randall Mell saw her anguish up close and personal.

Phil Mickelson is up to his old tricks as he gets primed for The Masters next week.  Nothing gets Philly Mick pumped like Augusta and he always uses this week to get his game in shape.  He’s only two off the lead and is happy with his game.  Click here for his post round interview.

Paula Creamer is happy to be back playing golf and going after her second major at the Kraft Nabisco.  The past few weeks haven’t been easy for Creamer as she had to deal with the death of her beloved grandfather earlier this month.  He was a special guy and had an enormous effect on Paula’s life.  He was another of The Greatest Generation that shaped this country.  We are losing them all too fast.  Click her for Beth Ann Baldry’s article.



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