Category — Golf
Bubba Watson captured his 1st green jacket on Sunday, when he defeated Louis Oosthuizen in a playoff to win the Masters.
Devil Ball Golf
April 8, 2012 No Comments
Augusta, Georgia, is home to the Masters, but the legendary James Brown is the city’s most famous native. Wright Thompson writes an excellent piece about the polar opposites of the 2.
April 7, 2012 No Comments
After a decent opening round, Tiger Woods lost his poise on Day 2 of the Masters today. Woods shot a 75 and was all over the map.
The leader? How about 52-year-old Fred Couples, who shares first place with Jason Dufner.
April 6, 2012 No Comments
Carl Jackson, who carries the bag for Ben Crenshaw, will be the only black caddie working the Masters this week. Once upon a time, an abundance of black caddies at the Masters and other golf tournaments were a common sight. Times have changed, though.
April 3, 2012 No Comments
We had no clue homeboy was born in the LBC. Probably hasn’t been here since.
It’s Masters week and GQ magazine is the latest to pile on Tiger’s party train, which has included the strategic release book by Hank Haney and some porn stars performing or stripping or whatever they do since they can’t do Tiger right now.
April 3, 2012 No Comments
What’s next, a Broadway production? Hmmm. Maybe I should start hacking.
First, Hank Haney’s supposedly tell-all book about Tiger Woods hit the shelves yesterday. Next month, 3 of his alleged mistresses will star in a porn flick, which will exhibit some of the golfer’s alleged sexual preferences. The film will debut during the Masters.
March 28, 2012 No Comments
Ne-Yo will give an intimate, private performance at Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas during the 11th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational on Friday, March 30. Ne-Yo will perform at the MJCI Celebration, an annual gala for the tournament’s celebrities and VIP invited guests.
“I feel blessed for the opportunity to perform in the city where I grew up,” Ne-Yo said. “Performing in Las Vegas is always amazing, and being able to perform in celebration of Michael [Jordan’s] tournament, which benefits so many charities, is the best feeling.”
Returning to Shadow Creek, MJCI marks only the 2nd time the exclusive golf course will open its doors to the public. Proceeds from the charitable tournament will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, UC San Diego Nevada Cancer Institute, James R. Jordan Foundation, Opportunity Village and Cats Care, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats’ charity arm. Since its inception in 2001, MJCI has raised more than $6 million for charity. The event runs from March 29 through April 2.
Among the celebrities scheduled to attend: Marcus Allen; Brian Baumgartner; Jerome Bettis; Brandi Chastain; Chris Chelios; Eddie Cibrian; Roger Clemens; Vince Coleman; Julius Erving; Angie Everhart; Joey Fatone; Marshall Faulk; Terry Francona; Wayne Gretzky; Janet Jones-Gretzky; Ken Griffey, Jr.; Penny Hardaway; Brett Hull; Toni Kukoc; Mario Lemieux; Sugar Ray Leonard; Greg Maddux; Win McMurry; Joe Morgan; Paul O’Neill; Maury Povich; Ahmad Rashad; Salli Richardson; LeAnn Rimes; Aaron Rodgers; Stuart Scott; Bruce Smith; Ozzie Smith; John Smoltz; Matthew Stafford; Michael Strahan; Jason Taylor; Alan Thicke; Tico Torres; Brian Urlacher; Michael Wilbon; Winky Wright; and Adrian Young.
Tickets for the golf tournament can be purchased at any MGM Resorts International box office outlet, online at www.arialasvegas.com or www.MJCIgolf.com.
March 27, 2012 No Comments
For the 1st time in more than 2 years, Tiger Woods captured a PGA event. Woods won by 5 strokes Sunday, when he ended his drought by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida.
The timing of his win, John Strege notes, comes 2 days before Hank Haney’s book about Woods hits the shelves.
March 25, 2012 No Comments
Tiger Woods is tied for 1st with Charlie Wi at the halfway point of the Bay Hill Invitational in Orlando, Fla.
March 23, 2012 No Comments
The longtime columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution passed Sunday after a heart attack. He was 93.
March 19, 2012 No Comments