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|Lee Trevino wishes he would have never done his ‘Happy Gilmore’ cameo [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 22, 2013, 10:18 am]
For golfers, "Happy Gilmore" is one of the sacred films of our time here on Earth, a mix of ridiculousness, golf and long drives that few real sports fans pass up if they see it while scrolling the channels on a weeknight. No matter how many factual golf errors occur during the movie (I once dissected the entire movie when I had much more time on my hands), it's a brilliant look into the world of golf, even if what's portrayed isn't golf at all. One of the ways the director brought the actual game to life is to include some actual professionals in the movie, namely Lee Trevino. The six-time major winner had multiple head-shaking moments, including this famed Grizzly Adams line during the crescendo of the film. Gilmore: "That's right, I'm gonna beat your ass on the course!" McGavin: "Yeah, right. And Grizzly Adams had a beard." Trevino: "Grizzly Adams DID have a beard." The El Paso native was in Tyler, Texas speaking at a University of Texas event when he was asked about his role in that movie, saying he wouldn't have done the cameo if he had known about all the curse words involved. From the CBS 19 report ... And about his cameo appearance in the Adam Sandler comedy Happy Gilmore, Trevino wishes he would have read the script first. "If they were going to use all those foul words in there, I never would have done it," he tells CBS 19. I guess I can see what Trevino is saying here by not wanting to be associated with a movie that tosses around a bunch of words he doesn't approve of, but this is golf, a game that jokes about being its own four-letter word! Cursing and golf basically go hand-in-hand, like hole-in-ones and bar tabs, so adding a few slips of the lip only made the movie more believable. Thank goodness Trevino never read that script, because who else would have been able to pull off that deadpan look to perfection? h/t Press Tent
Tiger Woods calls comments by Sergio Garcia ‘wrong, hurtful and clearly inappropriate’ [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 22, 2013, 8:36 am]
On Tuesday evening at an awards dinner for the European Tour, Sergio Garcia took the recent battle between himself and Tiger Woods to a dark and ugly place. Garcia was asked if he would consider having Tiger over for a dinner during the U.S. Open considering their recent back and forth through the media following the Players Championship and said, "We will have him round every night. We will serve fried chicken." The racist implications of that statement were immediate, as was Sergio's apology, but that didn't stop Woods to taking to his rarely used Twitter account to respond to what Garcia said. The comment that was made wasnât silly. It was wrong, hurtful and clearly inappropriate... â Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) May 22, 2013 Iâm confident that there is real regret that the remark was made. â Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) May 22, 2013 The Players ended nearly two weeks ago and itâs long past time to move on and talk about golf. â Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) May 22, 2013 The jabbing between the two started during a weather delay during the third round of the Players Championship when Garcia accused Woods of pulling a golf club as Sergio was hitting his shot, distracting him and causing him to eventually make a bogey. Woods responded by saying it was, "not real surprising that (Garcia's) complaining about something," to which Garcia came back and called Tiger "not the nicest guy on tour." The battle of words continued into this week when Woods, point blank, answered "No" to a question asking if him and Garcia would ever think about making up. I'm assuming now, after the comments by Sergio, that "No" by Tiger will come with an exclamation mark at the end.
Sergio Garcia takes spat with Tiger Woods to an ugly place with racist comment [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 21, 2013, 9:35 pm]
There is always a line when athletes get in feuds that you just don't cross, but that changed on Tuesday night with the latest battle in the golf world. Attending an awards dinner for the European Tour, Sergio Garcia was asked if he was planning on having Tiger Woods over for dinner during the U.S. Open considering the way the two had gone at each other since the Players Championship, and his response went from a war of words to downright ignorant. Garcia, channeling his inner Fuzzy Zoeller, said, "We will have him round every night. We will serve friend chicken." There are moments when things can be taken out of context, but when you're talking about racism there just isn't a smile or a joking tone that can smooth things over. Garcia took what was a battle with the best golfer in the world, and of this generation, and turned it into something ugly. You see, what people might not understand is this is something that Woods has had to deal with all his life on the golf course. There are documented moments when Tiger was told he couldn't play certain golf courses because of his skin color, and the 37-year-old has done a great service to inner city youth with his Tiger Woods Foundation that gives opportunities to those that might not be able to afford it otherwise. This isn't just a stupid comment from Garcia, it's bringing up things that should be avoided in 2013, especially from a man that always seems to think the world is up against him (Sorry Sergio, this one is totally and 100 percent on you). According to the Guardian Garcia has already come out and apologized through a statement issued by the European Tour. "I apologize for any offense that may have been caused by my comment on stage during The European Tour Players' Awards dinner. I answered a question that was clearly made towards me as a joke with a silly remark, but in no way was the comment meant in a racist manner." Again, no matter if it was "meant in a racist way," the undertones behind that are racist a
Rickie Fowler hit golf shots to a Texas-shaped green in preparation for the Colonial [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 21, 2013, 2:08 pm]
Being Rickie Fowler would be pretty darn cool. He's a young, nice kid with a ton of potential and an even better ability to get fans involved (if you can look past the all-orange Puma line the stuff they've pumped out for Fowler is really, really great). On Tuesday in Dallas, Fowler and Colt Knost took part in a competition, courtesy of Red Bull, to hit golf shots in the middle of downtown Dallas at a green shaped as the state of Texas. Winds were up as storms continue to pound that area of the country, but Fowler was able to hit a shit near Amarillo and beat Knost to win a jacket almost as cool as the one you get for the first major of the year.
Sergio Garcia says Tiger Woods hasn’t been honest in 15 years, isn’t scared of him [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 21, 2013, 9:46 am]
I've got bad news for those of you out there hoping that this Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia war of words would finally go away and never return. Garcia spoke to the media for the first time since the Players Championship on Monday at the BMW PGA Championship and it appears his most inflammatory comments about the No. 1 player in the world had yet to be spoken. Golf.com's Paul Mahoney got a chance to chat with Garcia at an event hosted by TaylorMade-Adidas and it doesn't appear that Sergio is going to be the one to reconcile with Woods. Tiger said on Monday at his own press conference that he has no plans to make up with Garcia or burry the hatchet, simply answering "No" to that very question posed by one of the media members. Sergio heard those words and sent shots back in Tiger's direction. "He called me a whiner. He's probably right," Garcia said Monday at Wentworth, England. "But that's also probably the first thing he's told you guys that's true in 15 years. I know what he's like. You guys are finding out." If it wasn't Garcia basically calling Tiger a liar for the better part of a decade and a half, it was him basically admitting that it isn't his job to reach out to Tiger, repeating that sentiment from TPC Sawgrass that Garcia was, shocker, the victim. "First of all, I don't have his number. And secondly, I did nothing wrong and don't have anything to say to him. And he wouldn't pick up the phone anyway. But that's OK; I don't need him as a friend. I don't need him in my life to be happy and that's fine. It's as simple as that. Like I have always said, I try to be as truthful as possible," Garcia said. "That's why I think sometimes most of the people love me and some hate me. I understand that but I'm not going to change. That's what makes me who I am and that's what makes me happy. And that's what makes the people I care about happy because they know they can trust me. Tiger doesn't make a difference to my life. And I know that I don't make a difference to his li
USGA, R&A announce ban of anchored putters starting in 2016 [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 21, 2013, 8:49 am]
Last month, Adam Scott won The Masters with some of the most dramatic putting in golf history. And after Jan. 1, 2016, he won't be able to duplicate the feat. The USGA and the R&A, golf's two governing bodies, have ruled that anchoring a club, as Scott and many others do in putting, will be illegal as of Jan. 1, 2016. Rule 14-1b now bans the anchoring of long putters and belly putters against the body. The governing bodies have prepared documentation explaining, in their words, "why freely swinging the entire club is the essence of the traditional method of stroke, and why anchoring is a substantially different form of stroke that may alter and diminish the fundamental challenges of the game." The full report is available right here. It's worth noting that the rule will not actually ban long putters, but rather the practice of anchoring them against the body. Also worth noting: four of the last six majors have been won by players using a belly putter. Those players now have nearly three years to figure out a new putting stroke. Both agencies sought to ensure that there are no asterisks surrounding those wins, however. "This Rule change addresses the future and not the past," said David Rickman, Executive Director of Rules and Equipment Standards at The R&A. "Everyone who has used an anchored stroke in the past, or who does so between now and January 1, 2016, will have played entirely within the Rules and their achievements will in no way be diminished." For the detail-minded among you, the new rule is as follows: 14-1b Anchoring the Club In making a stroke, the player must not anchor the club, either âdirectlyâ or by use of an âanchor point.â Note 1: The club is anchored âdirectlyâ when the player intentionally holds the club or a gripping hand in contact with any part of his body, except that the player may hold the club or a gripping hand against a hand or forearm. Note 2: An âanchor pointâ exists when the player intentionally holds a forearm in c
Will Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia ever make up? ‘No,’ according to Woods [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 20, 2013, 11:34 am]
Your browser does not support iframes. Tiger Woods doesn't mince words with the media much. His answers are usually short, to the point and without much fluff behind them. During his AT&T National press conference, Woods was asked about the recent spat with Sergio Garcia at the end of his time with the media and put simply, was asked if he ever gave thought to just making up with Garcia and moving on. "No," Tiger answered bluntly to the chuckles of the assembled media, and there you have exactly how Woods feels about Garcia, a man that called him, "not the nicest guy on tour" at the Players Championship earlier this month. Can we please get a Sergio-Tiger pairing at Merion, USGA? Do it for us!
Someone didn’t obey the ‘cart path only’ signs [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 19, 2013, 9:27 am]
Driving a golf cart is a very important part of golf in the United States. Almost any golf course you visit will have carts for rent, and it's an easy way to get you around 18 holes as casually as you'd like. The problem is, the wrong mix of clientele and alcohol can doom some of these buggies. Check the above picture, posted to the golf Reddit thread this week. According to the poster, this was a golf tournament in Miami that served free alcohol for most of the day, and yes, that is a completely submerged golf cart in the lake. Here are the details, courtesy of Redditor donki ... It was at a charity golf tournament in Miami. I don't want to name the course/event. It was unlimited beer/martinis on the course. All I know is that I heard a cart was in the water on 16 and as soon as we pulled up to the green I saw it. There was no bank for the cart to roll down, it was a shear coral rock canal. Amazed that it stayed upright like it did. No bags were on it so I guess they took them off and shoved it in, fueled by liquor. No clue how they got it out it was also a gas powered cart. I think we can all agree that if you are the type of person that shoves golf carts in lakes when you're drunk, you probably don't need to drink anymore, but there you have it, an entire golf cart underwater. Where is Woody Austin when you need him?!
Nicolas Colsaerts hits tee shot in hazard, has to take ‘relief’ in a bathroom (Video) [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 18, 2013, 12:50 pm]
If 2013 doesn't go down as the year Mother Nature won the FedEx Cup, it might just be the year of the weird drops. That continued at the Volvo World Match Play Championship, when Nicolas Colsaerts found himself in a situation that you probably won't ever see again no matter how much golf you watch over the next few decades. Colsaerts was playing Graeme McDowell when his tee shot on par-4 10th hole flew well out of play in the hazard. A rules official came over and determined that the nearest point of relief was where most golfers go to take relief; in a nearby bathroom. The ball was dropped inside the toilet, Colsaerts then was able to take relief from that spot, hitting his approach shot on the green and rolling in the putt for par. It was enjoyable watching Colsaerts and the rules official having a chuckle about the whole situation, and even cooler that he still made par despite the penalty stroke, but his hopes of winning the match were, ahem, flushed by McDowell who won 2 & 1.
Ken Venturi dies, won U.S. Open in 1964 while suffering heatstroke [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 17, 2013, 4:59 pm]
Ken Venturi, winner of the 1964 U.S. Open and a longtime commentator for CBS, has died at the age of 82. To one generation, Venturi is best known for the major he won as well as the major he didn't. To later ones, he was the voice of golf for decades. In recent years, Venturi had suffered from numerous health problems, including prostate cancer in 2000, quintuple bypass surgery in 2006, and heart issues in 2011. He had spent the last few weeks in the hospital in Southern California, and developed infections in his back and intestine as well as pneumonia. His son Matt revealed the news of his father's death. Venturi was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame earlier this month, but was unable to attend due to health reasons. Here is Jim Nantz's tribute to Venturi, including the story of that fabled U.S. Open: "The greatest reward in life," Venturi once said, "is to be remembered. Thank you for remembering me."
Ken Venturi dies at age 82, won U.S. Open in 1964 while suffering heatstroke [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 17, 2013, 4:59 pm]
Ken Venturi, winner of the 1964 U.S. Open and a longtime commentator for CBS, has died at the age of 82. To one generation, Venturi is best known for the major he won as well as the major he didn't. To later ones, he was the voice of golf for decades. In recent years, Venturi had suffered from numerous health problems, including prostate cancer in 2000, quintuple bypass surgery in 2006, and heart issues in 2011. He had spent the last few weeks in the hospital in Southern California, and developed infections in his back and intestine as well as pneumonia. His son Matt revealed the news of his father's death. Venturi won the U.S. Open at Congressional in triple-digit heat; at that time, the final of the U.S. Open featured 36 holes of golf. Venturi was advised to quit, but did not, proceeding onward through dizziness and heatstroke. That year, he won Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year and the PGA Player of the Year honors. That would be the only major that Venturi would win, though he came close to defeating Arnold Palmer at the Masters in 1958. Trailing Venturi by a stroke, Palmer's tee shot on 12 embedded behind the green. Palmer was denied a free drop, and played a provisional ball. He scored a par with the provisional and a double bogey with the original one. There was controversy about whether Palmer properly declared which one he would play, but Venturi would later indicate that did not believe Palmer cheated, but rather interpreted the rules differently than Venturi did. Palmer went on to win the tournament by a stroke over Doug Ford and Fred Hawkins. Venturi wound up in a tie for fourth, two strokes back. Problems with carpal tunnel syndrome would force Venturi to retire shortly after his U.S. Open victory. He would ascend to the broadcast booth, where his voice became a signature of CBS's golf broadcasts. He would comment on golf for 35 years, the longest such broadcasting streak in any sport. He finally retired from the booth in 2002. Venturi was indu
Miguel Angel Jimenez actually describes how to pull off that stretching routine of his [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 17, 2013, 10:17 am]
I have absolutely no idea who at Golf Monthly convinced Miguel Angel Jimenez to give us a demonstration of how he does his pre-range stretching, but the person deserves a raise. Jimenez, a man who made golf stretching famous at the 2011 British Open, gives you an idea of how he gets loose at the golf course and there is just too much to like about this video. I mean, the guy starts the video off by stretching WHILE HOLDING A CIGAR which is just incredible on so many levels. I love that he calls what he does with his knees "the little dancing move" and who knows, maybe stretching like this is the way to go for all us golfers and Jimenez has just been on it for years, laughing at us fools who simply go to the range and start banging balls. Thank you Golf Monthly, thank you Miguel and thank you Internet for making this all possible.
Jason Dufner holes out for second straight week, actually celebrates after this one [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 17, 2013, 9:58 am]
If there is one constant joke about Jason Dufner it's that his mild-mannered attitude leaves golf fans wondering if the guy ever gets excited for anything. We've seen Dufnering take off at an incredible rate, and we've seen him make big putts to win golf tournaments, but most of the time it's just a 36-year-old man walking a green pasture with something tucked under his lip and few worries in the world. On Thursday at the Byron Nelson, Dufner made the turn at 2-over after a birdie on his ninth hole and was faced with an approach shot on No. 1 from 129 yards. The shot ended up perfect, dropping for an eagle just a week after he did the same thing at the Players Championship. His reaction at Sawgrass was subdued, but Dufner actually got into this one a little, doing what looked like a mix between the double fist pump from Tiger Woods at the 2008 U.S. Open and that old D-Generation X move from the WWE. Dufner shot a round of even-par 70 on Thursday, leaving him 10 shots back of Keegan Bradley, but I'm sure Bradley would have loved to have this shot on one of the two holes he made bogey on during his incredible round of 10-under.
Rocco Mediate tells Feherty that Tiger Woods wouldn’t sign his 2008 U.S. Open pin sheet [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 16, 2013, 4:25 pm]
One of the best things about the "Feherty" show on Golf Channel is just how easy it is for David Feherty to get these professional golfers to open up about stuff you've never heard before. Feherty has that unique ability to interview pros not just as famous athletes but as people, and the latest episode with Rocco Mediate did just that. Mediate was asked about that incredible 2008 U.S. Open when he battled Tiger Woods down the stretch, into a playoff and nearly beat the 14-time major winner at Torrey Pines, a golf course Woods has dominated over the years. The story turned to what happened after it was all over, and Mediate mentioned an envelope he left in Tiger's locker at the '09 Players Championship. The envelope included a photograph and a pin sheet from their battle at Torrey with a note asking for an autograph and a quote about what happened so he could frame it and put it on his wall. Tiger simply autographed the picture, with no inscription, and left it for Mediate. What did Rocco do with it? He tossed it in the garbage, telling Feherty that he could simply buy something like that on the Internet if he wanted. Mediate goes on to mention he's a Tiger fan, but did say, "Why wouldnât he ... just mess with me, and sign my pin sheet, so I could put the damn thing on my wall and say, âI almost got the guy that day."
Move over Tiger Woods, this office putt is the one that’s better than most [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 16, 2013, 1:22 pm]
Most people waste time at work. They check websites or take smoke breaks or spend a few extra minutes in the bathroom to pass the time until that clock hits 5. At one of the biggest golf companies in the world, wasting time means something totally different. The man you see above is Logan Fondren, the custom club manager at Callaway Golf taking some time at the Callaway office to attempt a putt that looked just about impossible. According to a friend at Callaway, Fondren only needed eight takes to hit this putt that went down the stairs, against the boards, back down another set of stairs and in the back of a glass of water for one of the best office golf shots in the history of the work. I know it wasn't a full golf shot but I hope Logan went out of his way to buy the guys a round after draining that one.
Keegan Bradley goes 7-under over last 8 holes to post 10-under 60 at the Byron Nelson [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 16, 2013, 12:33 pm]
There are few times as a professional golfer when saying the words "I did something that Sam Snead pulled off" is a bad thing. On Thursday at the Byron Nelson, Keegan Bradley was able to utter that sentiment after he posted an insane round of 10-under 60 that tied the tournament record held by Snead and Arron Oberholser (both those players did it on a different golf course so Bradley's 60 is a course record at TPC Four Seasons). When you hear about Bradley's number you're immediately impressed, but the way he did it might be the best part of the whole day. Bradley started on the back nine and was 5-under through seven holes, but a couple of bogeys in a row seemed to throw the potential for a ridiculously low round out the window. That turned out not to be the case when Bradley really heated up, playing his final eight holes 7-under including a closing eagle-birdie-birdie run to get him to 10-under. Bradley's round matches Phil Mickelson's 60 from earlier this year at the Waste Management and was just a shot off joining a very elite group in that 59 club but it was all Bradley could do to even get to 60 considering that ridiculous finish (he hit it to three feet on his final hole to set up that closing birdie). After the round Bradley said, "Kind of felt like a Saturday morning round with my buddies," which made me think that I hope his friends ask for a lot of shots if they're playing with a guy that gets in those types of zones. His round has him three shots clear of Charl Schwartzel and with a very good shot at repeating at the site of his first ever PGA Tour win back in 2011. Also, it's probably fair to say that this round really did come out of the blue. Bradley had missed his last two cuts at the Zurich Classic and Players Championship and shot a third round 82 at the Masters after making the cut.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson near the top of the highest paid athletes of the last year [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 15, 2013, 11:52 am]
It didn't take long for Tiger Woods to regain his dominance over the financial golf world once he started winning golf tournaments again.Sports Illustrated, who publishes a list of the 50 highest paid athletes of the previous year, announced this week that Tiger jumped Phil Mickelson as the number five highest paid athlete in all of sports, with Phil coming in just behind him at No. 6.Tiger, who had been No. 1 on the list since SI started publishing them in 2004, dropped down the list last year as Floyd Mayweather reigned supreme, but the PGA Tour star with four wins already in 2013 and seven over the last 13 months is the highest paid golfer in the game once again.Tiger earned $7.8 million on the course last year and $33 million off it, landing his total at $40.8 million. Phil Mickelson trumped Tiger in endorsement money, earning $36 million, but couldn't keep up with him on the golf course, finishing with $39.5 million for the year.Mayweather earned all of his $90 million inside the ropes, with LeBron James coming in at No. 2 ($56.5 million), Drew Brees at No. 3 ($47.8 million), and Kobe Bryant at No. 4 ($46.8 million).No other golfer made the top-50 Americans, but Rory McIlroy landed at No. 7 on the International list, earning $33.4 million for the year (that would have put him on No. 8 on the American list just behind Derrick Rose).What does all this tell us? That being a successful golfer is still a pretty great job considering the money, the fact that you get to play the best golf courses in the world for free and that waiting in airport lines is a thing of the past.
Two marshals on the grounds at Players said Tiger Woods did not lie [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 15, 2013, 10:12 am]
It's the story that will not die, and a new wrinkle has emerged in what has become a big battle between what Tiger Woods said during the third round of the Players Championship and what really happened. On Saturday at TPC Sawgrass, Tiger was paired with Sergio Garcia and on the second hole, a par-5, Garcia was going for the green in two while Woods was left in the trees trying to figure out his best chance of getting his ball back in play. Garcia was about to hit his shot when Woods pulled a club out of his bag, a fairway wood, and the crowd erupted just as Sergio was swinging. During a weather delay, Garcia blamed the bad shot and eventual bogey on the hole on Tiger, saying he pulled the club knowing that Garcia had yet to hit. "I wouldn't say (Tiger) didn't see that I was ready, but you do have a feel when the other guy is going to hit. Right as I was on top of the backswing, he pulled a 5-wood or 3-wood out of the rough and, obviously, everybody started screaming, so that didn't help very much." Woods defended himself after the round by saying, "The marshals, they told me he already hit, so I pulled a club and was getting ready to play my shot, and then I hear his comments afterward and itâs not real surprising that heâs complaining about something." On Monday, Sports Illustrated talked to the head marshal at the Players Championship, John North, who refuted the claim by Tiger that any marshal was asked about Sergio's golf shot before he hit it. âNothing was said to us and we certainly said nothing to him,â North said. âI was disappointed to hear him make those remarks. Weâre there to help the players and enhance the experience of the fans. He was saying what was good for him. It lacked character.â That might have come from the boss, but it wasn't the end of what marshals on the grounds had to say. Garry Smits of the Florida Times-Union talked to two other marshals that were assigned to the Tiger-Sergio group and they said Woods did get info on Serg
According to marshals, Tiger Woods never asked them about Sergio Garcia’s shot [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 13, 2013, 7:50 pm]
We have a new wrinkle in the Tiger Woods-Sergio Garcia drama from the third round at the Players Championship and it comes from neither of the players caught up in the war of words at TPC Sawgrass. Garcia, who went out of his way to blame Tiger for a bad shot he hit early in his third round, might be justified for going after the eventual winner according to the marshals at Sawgrass. Sergio said on Saturday that, "I wouldn't say (Tiger) didn't see that I was ready, but you do have a feel when the other guy is going to hit. Right as I was on top of the backswing, he pulled a 5-wood or 3-wood out of the rough and, obviously, everybody started screaming, so that didn't help very much." Tiger responded, "The marshals, they told me he already hit, so I pulled a club and was getting ready to play my shot, and then I hear his comments afterward and itâs not real surprising that heâs complaining about something." Sports Illustrated's Michael Bamberger talked to the marshals involved and, well, Tiger's story doesn't exactly check out. Gary Anderson, one of the marshals in the group, told SI, "He didnât ask us nothing, and we didnât say nothing. Weâre told not to talk to the players.â That might be fairly condemning, but listen to what Anderson's boss said of Tiger after the round. From the Sports Illustrated report ... Andersonâs boss, John North, was the chief marshal for the first three holes. He stood over Woodsâs ball to protect it from the throng and was five feet away when Woods played his shot. North has worked the tournament as a volunteer marshal for 30 years, heâs a graduate of the Naval Academy, he served in Vietnam, heâs a FedEx pilot and he donates his round on the Stadium course for being a volunteer to the Wounded Warriors project. âNothing was said to us and we certainly said nothing to him,â North said. âI was disappointed to hear him make those remarks. Weâre there to help the players and enhance the experience of the fans. He wa
Ashworth is pushing for a ‘Pants Petition’ and the results are this fabulous commercial [Yahoo! Sports: Blogs: May 13, 2013, 11:45 am]
You know one tradition on the PGA Tour that doesn't make a lot of sense? The fact that players are forced to wear pants no matter the weather outside. It could be a smoldering summer in Tulsa or a strangling humidity in Florida and the guys are out there, walking 18 holes without so much as an ankle exposed, and Ashworth is sick of it. The latest ad, which you can see above, takes on the PGA Tour in a petition like forum, and face it, these guys are just good at golf but a few of them are pretty incredible actors. Watch it, enjoy it, and if you feel the need, go sign the petition for more leg.