Pro: U.S. Open ‘makes me hate golf for 2 months’

Todd Milles of the TACOMA NEWS-TRIBUNE was at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach last weekend to cover the tournament and follow the fortunes of former local prodigy Ryan Moore.

Ryan Moore

(“It’s just a horrible golf hole the way (the USGA) set it up”)

The 27-year-old Moore, probably best known to casual fans as the guy who wears a tie while playing, has a decorated resume from playing in USGA-staged events. He won the U.S. Amateur in 2004 and the U.S. Amateur Public Links title in 2002 and 2004.

Sunday Moore finished a respectable 33rd in the USGA’s signature event, making his third major tournament cut in a row and eighth overall.

But after the tournament none of that mattered to Moore, who criticized the USGA’s annual handling of the U.S. Open like no other player in recent memory: Read more…

Bad Idea: Dap From Masters Golfer Dude In a Tie

PGA Tour golfer Ryan Moore wore a tie during his four rounds last weekend at Augusta, which was almost as painfully funny as this video of Moore during his final round.

Ryan Moore Leaves Caddy Hanging After Hole In One

(Turn up the sound)

After Moore scored a hole-in-one on #16, Lucas Glover’s caddy Don Cooper immediately clamored for some dap. (Paging Aisle 1 .. Bad Idea Dept.)

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Phelps Gets Motivated; Glenn Gets All Messed Up

Michael Phelps - from marijuana smoker to motivational speaker. Maybe he can motivate himself not to skip the 2012 Olympics.

Michael Phelps Terry Glenn

• And Mike should have a talk with Terry Glenn, the ex-Dallas Cowboy who was taken in for wandering high & naked through the halls of a hotel.

• As if sports agents weren’t sleazy enough, now they’re getting caught collecting child porn.

LeBron James doubles his pleasure & triples his fun by going off in a 52-point performance at MSG Wednesday night.

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