Monthly Archives: July 2014

Thursday Thoughts (running post)

7:00 pm Update A few comments to wrap up the day…  Tiger Woods’s pull-hook on No. 2 was so horrendous, Rory McIlroy said, “And people thought my tee shot on No. 10 at Augusta was bad!”…  Speaking of Rory, he … Continue reading

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Wednesday Thoughts (NYT on Rory, Woods Presser)

I didn’t want to post anything today for risk of crowding out my feature article on Geoff Shackelford’s book. (That piece, Installment 1, is more of a WGC Bridgestone preview than a book review, so I urge you to  read … Continue reading

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Geoff Shackelford’s “The Future of Golf” — Book Review, Installment 1 (or, Tiger vs. Firestone)

Reviewing this book the week of the WGC at Firestone is well-timed, as Shackelford has a thought-provoking section on the Firestone Country Club South Course — site of this week’s tournament — which is well worth discussion. In fact, Firestone … Continue reading

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Rory’s WGC Press Conference

Rory’s press conference at WGC today.  The description of his expectations/targets post-US Open 2011 was the highlight for me, but there are a lot of highlights.  It’s 25 minutes long but seems like five.  You won’t be able to keep … Continue reading

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Shackelford, Wall Street Journal, Forbes

Geoff Shackelford has some good commentary on a couple of Millennials-Won’t-Play-Golf-Boo-Hoo articles.  I’d suggest reading the two articles he references before reading his remarks.  Read the WSJ article first, then the Forbe’s one.  The Forbe’s one is completely asinine; there … Continue reading

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Good Sir Nick Interview at GolfMagic; WGC Head-to-Head Matchup Odds

Nick Faldo interview at GolfMagic.  Rory 2-1 fave over Woods in head-to-head matchup this week at WGC-Bridgestone.

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Lanny H Golf Wants This (Green Jacket Auctions golf ball)

The ball Rory tossed into the stands at the British Open

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