Golf journalism is What’s Dead: How can it be that Lanny H Golf is the only golf writer in the world to suggest the new upright swing of Tiger Woods was a concession to his aging and surgically-repaired back? I defy anyone to present so much as a single example of a golf reporter mentioning that possibility. One. Single. Example.
Breaking News? Golf Channel ran a banner about Woods withdrawing from the San Diego Open under the heading of “Breaking News.” This is his third withdrawal in less than a year. Woods withdrawing is as common as rain in Seattle.
2015 Predictions: Go back and read some of the golf media predictions for this year. Feherty insisted Woods would become OWGR #1. Others predicted Masters victories. Beating the Tiger drum long ago turned into beating a dead horse. Or beating a dead Hamburglar.