Tag Archives: U.S. Open

Book Review: The Big Miss by Hank Haney

Just finished The Big Miss by Hank Haney (Crown Archetype Publishing – 2012) and readers who are looking for an inside look at the world of Tiger Woods need to get this book.  Haney has been criticized for writing a … Continue reading

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2012 U.S. Open Picks

The golfing gods and the USGA have left us with a truly tantalizing mix of events and pairings in advance of the 2012 U.S. Open at Olympic Club in San Francisco.  As in all U.S. Opens, the premium will be … Continue reading

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Oh no, Bubba Watson is burned out!

Bad news from the Tour as Bubba has made it official and pulled out of next week’s PLAYERS Championship :(  Sighting reasons that sound like burnout (need family time, need to take a month off from the game), it’s upsetting … Continue reading

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My All Time Top Five

Let’s try a fun exercise.  Think of the top five lists for all the golf courses you’ve ever played.  Here’s mine, what are yours? Top Five Courses: Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton, Bermuda.  The most scenic, greatest ocean-side course I’ve … Continue reading

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Tiger Returns

Well put a nine-iron through the window, look who’s coming back to play golf.  If you ascribe to the Horses for Courses theory, this is the right move for the seven-time Firestone winner.  Despite his historical dominance, Tiger finished 78th … Continue reading

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Celtic Tiger?

Whoa, not so fast, Karen McKevitt.  She’s a politician in Northern Ireland, and coined the phrase to describe Rory McIlroy fresh off his U.S. Open triumph.  While McIlroy’s performance was stellar and dominating, a run of majors similar to to … Continue reading

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Great Saturday at the U.S. Open

I’ve been to a lot of professional golf tournaments but this was my first major and what an eye opener.  The place was packed because of the delayed start (2nd round finish in the morning) and 3rd round play didn’t … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods pulls out of the U.S. Open

So hobbling around in a walking boot apparently isn’t good preparation for a major.  This guy needs to be thinking about participation and making cuts before contemplating more major victories.  Tiger – Phase 1 is over and done.  Images of … Continue reading

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