Over the past 48 hours I’ve been told by several reliable U.S. and U.K. golf media sources that Colin Montgomerie is allegedly in a legal battle with the British tabloid NEWS OF THE WORLD.
That court fight allegedly involves embarrassing photos of Montgomerie obtained by the U.K. tabloid. In order to block the supposed photos from […]
Here’s a protip for all you aspiring sports reporters out there. If you really want to know what a pro athlete thinks about something, wait five years.
On Feb. 5, 2005, Ernie Els shot a first round 60 at the Heineken Classic in Melbourne, Australia. Of his round, Els said at the time:
“This (Royal […]
John Daly is on the waiting list for a sponsor’s exemption into the field for the PGA Tour Turning Stone Resort Championship this week in Verona, New York.
(”Qualify” for his own exemption into field? C’mon son)
Why is he out in the cold? Because the top executive of the title sponsor of the tournament, Turning […]
Prominent golf blogger Stephanie Wei has comments from Fred Couples about his recent, noticeable weight loss made this week at a U.S. Senior Open presser in Seattle:
Well, I’ve been dating a girl for about four months and she works out in the morning and the afternoon and night, it seems like. […]
Graham Otway of the LONDON DAILY reports this week of Louis Oosthuizen’s caddy, Zack Rasego:
Rasego, who has worked for South Africa’s new major champion for nearly seven years, had been told he was going to be released at the end of St Andrews week.
The pair had arrived in Scotland on the back of Oosthuizen missing […]
Darren Rovell of CNBC has a piece on John Daly this week which documents an endorsement career reduced to ashes.
Though as long as Daly keeps gripping the stick the way he has at the British Open the last two days, I can think of at least one organization that would surely welcome him as its […]
On the ninth hole of the first round of the U.S. Open today, Tiger Woods’ streak of 34 consecutive holes without a bogey in Open play at Pebble Beach ended with a three-putt.
Perhaps not coincidentally, earlier on the same hole Woods received what one prominent golf media member called his, “worst heckle since coming back,” […]
The PALM BEACH POST reports today that John Daly is suing beneficiaries of the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic in Palm Beach (FL) County court for $100 million because of an injury suffered during the tournament in 2007.
Originally filed two years ago, the lawsuit first sought financial damages from the owners of the PGA National Resort, […]
Tom Kite and Vijay Singh are the last two people I’d normally get riled up about, but thanks to an absurd decision by the USGA this week to allow the non-exempt Singh into the U.S. Open field while snubbing ‘92 U.S. Open Champion (@ Pebble Beach, no less) Kite, I’ll make an exception.
This Monday, Kite […]
Last night we witnessed the difference between superstar treatment of a MLB player who quit during a game while plagued by a stealth injury, Hanley Ramirez, and handling of LeBron James and Tiger Woods in similar circumstances.
(Video of incident)
Sensing that Ramirez, despite having “smoked” a foul ball off his ankle in a previous plate […]