• Menu
  • Menu

Chumps, Lunkheads, Dingbats

The 2014 Jazzy Awards – Hack Golf and Foot Golf are the Dry, Stringy Turkey Award Winners

It’s that time again – silly season. Yes the advent of the Holidays heralds peace, love, and goodwill to all men, (and shopping deals to part you from what little disposable income you have left…), but it also means lowest common denominator television events, strange formats, and pining for golf if you live in the North Country. Still, each year we...

The PGA Championship at Valhalla – is it an Amusement Park, a Video Game or a Major Championship Venue?

I’m all for quirky golf courses, but there’s “Quirky Interesting” and then there’s “Quirky Weird,” and although it’s a fine a line between the two, you know the difference when you see it. It’s unmistakable. Sometimes just a matter of millimeters, like the difference between a beautiful woman and a plain one, or...

Prince Sues People Formerly Known as Fans

Pop mega-star Prince continued his knight-errant battle against on-line music piracy by suing fans trading recordings and bootlegged musical performances through Blogger and Facebook. Citing the Federal copyright law and other anti-piracy statutes, Plaintiff “Prince Rogers Nelson” brought action in the Northern District of California against two named...

Quote of the Day – Paul Goydos on Rees Jones

They asked Paul Goydos what he thought of Rees Jones’s work renovating Oakland Hills for the 2008 PGA Championship. He replied, “If they had Res re-do Scrabble, he’d leave out the vowels…” Hat tip” Dan Jenkinsw See everybody after we win the President’s Cup, Ernesto’s football picks go 2-1, and I return from Southward...

Welcome and Golf Clap for Golf Tantrums

Let’s have a polite golf clap (but not a “mashed potatoes” or “baba booey”) for the newest blogger on the block – Rob Silk and “Golf Tantrums.” He’ll be keeping tabs on all the swearing, clubthrowiing, and otherwise deplorable behavior of St. Tiger, Rory Sabbatini, and all the other club-throwing, caddie-abusing...

Soak Hill – Rain, Jason Dufner Turn 2013 PGA Championship Into Lawn Darts Tournament

PITTSFORD – What is it James Taylor likes to sing? —It does you no good to pretend, You’ve made a hole too big to mend, It looks like now you lose again, So call on your Rainy Day Man— They’ll be singing that song in Rochester for many decades to come because mighty Oak Hill – the place where once only ten men finished a major...