Monthly Archives: February 2012

Review of Tonight’s “State of the Game” on Golf Channel

Tonight’s “State of the Game” on the Golf Channel was excellent.  Yes, there were problems, but there were a couple of supernova bright spots.  Let’s start with them. Brandel Chamblee, very courageously, addressed the real reason Q School will no … Continue reading

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TIGER WOODS DOMINATES!!! (television coverage, that is)

Could the Golf Channel possibly be any more pandering?  I think not.  It would be impossible. Golf Channel has been running an advertising campaign called “The Three Weeks of Tiger.”  Maybe a  better slogan would be the “Six Days of Tiger”? … Continue reading

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Rory “Perfect Role Model” Says Gary Player!!

BREAKING NEWS!!! RORY “PERFECT ROLE MODEL” SAYS GARY PLAYER!!! Go read the entire article at the Mirror.  Here’s an excerpt to whet your appetite: Gary Player has called modest Rory McIlroy the perfect role model for the age of austerity. … Continue reading

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Listen To Lanny

Here are my picks for Wednesday, and a couple of longshots for the week: For tomorrow, six dogs I really like:  Na, Byrd, Crane, Rock, Matteo, Colsaerts.  I figure they are all at least 50/50, but get underdog odds. Favorites I … Continue reading

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Lanny H, Superstar!

I am proud to announce I made Superstar status at CBS Sports today. By the way, CBS just hired an excellent new golf writer named Shane Bacon.  Here’s the deal: he knows Ryan Ballengee!

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What The Golf Media Won’t Mention About Tiger Woods

For all the countless hours the golf media has spent and will spend discussing the final round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, you can be sure there is one topic that will be off-limits. Woods, on a day when he … Continue reading

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“Athlete” Myth

Okay, here’s something from USA Today last week: 5. Pumping irony PRO: Woods is making regular trips to the weight room again. “When I came out here I was the only guy in the gym,” he said. CON: His rivals followed … Continue reading

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