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Open for Debate: Best Modern PGA Tour Players

by Jeff Skinner Oh boy.  Looking for something to debate other than Peyton Manning’s place in NFL history or whether or not Richard Sherman deserves his lambasting on Twitter?  Here it is: Golf World’s 100 Best Modern Players. Brett Avery of Golf World has used the data recorded by the PGA Tour since 1980 to come up with the best PGA Tour players in the modern era.  From his article:  Briefly, our Modern 100 sought to: • Intensely focus on… Continue Reading

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Next On Tim Finchem’s List…Tim Clark

by Jeff Skinner I am sure somewhere on Tim Finchem’s desk there’s a big folder, maybe a red one, maybe marked Top-Secret and I bet it’s a thick one.  It’s the one labeled “USGA Anchor Putter Rule.”  Finchem has a heck of a To Do List lately and somewhere near the top probably ahead of “Vijay’s Deer Antler Spray” and behind “Increase Revenue Streams” lies the task “Anchored Stroke…What Now?” This debate will only heat up and the players had… Continue Reading

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The Best Feuds In Golf…Past and Present

by Jeff Skinner It seems that the past weeks of golf have been dominated by more feuds and fights than actual golf tournaments. The PGA of America is taking shots at the Royal & Ancient.  The PGA Tour balks at the USGA’s proposed anchoring ban.  Vijay Singh gets suspended for deer antler spray, then gets reprieved and then sues the PGA Tour. As crazy as all that appears they were only the undercard for this past week’s Tiger Woods vs… Continue Reading

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Vijay Singh Sues the PGA Tour…Really???

by Jeff Skinner Hey Tim Finchem….that sharp pain you feel between your shoulder blades, it’s not old age.  It’s your good buddy Vijay Singh stabbing you in the back. Singh has turned the tables on the PGA Tour by suing them for his “treatment” following his admission to violating the PGA Tour’s Drug Policy.  Click here for the USA Today article on the lawsuit and file this one under “Are you freaking kidding me!” The PGA Tour recently cleared Singh… Continue Reading

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Vijay Singh Plays Dumb

by Jeff Skinner Vijay Singh has released a statement saying that he was shocked that the deer antler spray was banned by the PGA Tour. “While I have used deer antler spray, at no time was I aware that it may contain a substance that is banned under the PGA Tour Anti-Doping Policy,” he said. “In fact, when I first received the product, I reviewed the list of ingredients and did not see any prohibited substances. I am absolutely shocked… Continue Reading

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Vijay Singh Linked to Banned Drugs

by Jeff Skinner Another week goes by and another story breaks on performance enhancing drugs in sports.  Has there been a recent story about A-Rod that doesn’t touch on his use of performance enhancing drugs?  This week, right in the middle of all the Super Bowl hype a Sports Illustrated article names All-Pro and future Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis as a user of PED’s.  According to David’s Epstein’s article, Lewis used banned substances to recover from his torn… Continue Reading

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