Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tiger Woods an Intimidator? 1-8-1 record so far in 2014

[Updated through Dubai Desert Classic: 1-8-3, with ties against Ilonen, then Larrazabul in 3rd and 4th rounds.] Tiger Woods is 1-8-1 in head-to-head matchups so far in 2014.  Here are the scores: San Diego Open: Rd 1: Spieth 71, Woods … Continue reading

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Why Julien Quesne is more important to golf than Tiger Woods

There’s a good chance you don’t know who Julien Quesne is.  He is a 33-year-old Frenchman who plays on the European Tour, and, unless you follow those guys, you are probably unaware of him.  Why would I say he is … Continue reading

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Just Say It, Golf Channel

I stumbled upon a Q&A at Golf Channel today, where Ryan Lavner answered questions from the hoi polloi. Asked about Woods’ aging, Lavner responded: As for Tiger, it’s fair to say he’s an old 38. He’s been in the spotlight … Continue reading

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Dubai Reporting from Mister Elling

Steve Elling is on his home turf this week: that’s the UAE, in case you didn’t know.  Check out these great pieces about the Dubai Desert Classic, where he followed Rory McIlroy around the course Thursday. Contrasting fortunes for Woods … Continue reading

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Lanny H to Golf Media: Tiger Woods = AOL Dialup

I’m not trying to say you members of the golf media are living in the past or anything, but… Guys, Tiger Woods was at one time an interesting topic.  That time, however, was back when AOL Dialup ruled the roost.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday Thoughts from Lanny H

Must Reading from Dan Jenkins:  Great stuff.  Reminds us there was a time when golf journalists didn’t have the word “cower” in their job descriptions.  A sample multiple-choice answer to Most Unusual Golf Story of the Year: “Officials were so … Continue reading

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Meet the Golfdashians: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and the Worthless Golf Media

I confess I’ve never once seen the reality show, “Meet the Kardashians,” but I don’t live in a cave, and I know, albeit rather vaguely, who they are. (One or more of the girls likes to marry/date famous guys. That’s … Continue reading

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