Monthly Archives: July 2012

Can Rory Salvage Golf’s Garbage Reputation?

If anyone can restore golf’s integrity — and I’m not sure anyone can — it is Rory McIlroy.  The subject of this ESPN video, 13-year-old Tucker Dupont, had this to say of Rory: “I just like the way he carries … Continue reading

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The Bleacher Reportization of CBS Golf

Well, it didn’t take long.  Steve Elling has been gone from CBS Golf for such a short time that I’m not even sure he’s gone, yet CBS has already managed to turn their golf website into Bleacher Report II. I was at … Continue reading

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Required Reading

Bob Greene on why the Olympics suck now. Steven Lloyd Wilson on why the Olympics suck.  Wilson wrote what may be the best sports paragraph in all of human history: And I should say that I don’t begrudge the athletes, … Continue reading

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It’s Final! Japan Tops Spain 1-0!

Yuki Otsu scores off a corner kick by Takahiro Oghiharra. And a red card to Spain in minute 41!  Will have to play short-handed the rest of the way. Oh, crap.  It’s halftime, and MSNBC has Kelly Tilghman doing the … Continue reading

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Long Putters

I checked for Elling tweets this morning and found he’d recently retweeted one from Curtis Strange.  Strange, fresh off his broadcast booth butchering of the British Open, opined that long putters were bad for the game. I don’t really have an … Continue reading

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The Three Sins of Steve Elling, According to CBS?

One tipster told me Elling is officially gone from CBS, but I’ve seen no confirmation whatsoever.  After a short hiatus from Twitter, Elling has returned, though he offered up nothing relating to his employment situation (at least not that I … Continue reading

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Further Dumbing Down of the Golf Media

For the past couple of months, I’ve watched very little golf on TV and read very little written in the golf media.  Humans are creatures of habit, and once I broke the golf habit, I wondered why I had been … Continue reading

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