Tiger bumps into friend and nice-guy Wisconsin-native Steve Stricker before the WGC at Doral and asks for a little putting primer. A few minutes later the stage is set for a dominating performance by Woods on Doral's greens.
Boorish fan behavior is nothing new at professional sporting events. The PGA Tour has generally been immune to mean-spirited heckling of its stars save for a few exceptions. Will McIlroy have to endure some ribbing in the next few weeks? Perhaps.
There has been an explosion of young talent on the PGA tour the last few years. Many of these young golfers, even with all the experience of the top youth and collegiate experience, simply aren't able to handle the pressure.
Green jackets and a family-themed par-3 tournament didn't even make the cut of why The Masters is the best sporting event on the planet. Too many reasons to mention, the five most important are explained.
Most of us thought long putters were a violation of the rules of golf when they first started to appear some 30 or 40 years ago. But there is no evidence they have led to any type of advantage for users, other than relieving back pain.
A first round of 68 or 69 would be fine for a pro in most events. But in match play an opponent who throws a 65 at you would send you packing. Even if you had a few mid-60s rounds left in you. Is it worth the risk?
The South Beach Diet can change your life. Better health. A more fit, lean body. Changing the way you eat with a few small modifications can make your health, daily routine, athletics, sports with your children, etc., much more positive and fuliflling.