Archive for 'February,2012 '

Woods terse over Haney’s book

Woods terse over Haney’s book

A normally routine pre-tournament news conference with the media before the Honda Classic turned a bit testy between Tiger Woods and The  Golf Channel’s Alex Miceli on the upcoming Hank Haney book, “The Big Miss.” Woods gave Miceli a [...]

500: Kenseth cruises; Danica crashes

500: Kenseth cruises; Danica crashes

Things I learned Monday night from the Daytona 500: – Danica Patrick proved nothing to me, through no fault of her own. Taken out in a Lap 2 crash that she (and many others) couldn’t avoid, [...]

Who’s No. 1: Ask the eggheads

Who’s No. 1: Ask the eggheads

So who’s the No. 1 golfer in the world right now? Get out a slide rule, a nonogram and your Calculus for Dummies handbook. That’s what might be needed to figure it out in a rather [...]

Making a dry run to start the golf year

Making a dry run to start the golf year

My too-long neglected Callaway clubs had been in the trunk of my car for more than a month, waiting for the first round of golf of 2012. First, there was the snow storm that buried the [...]

Mahan keeps U.S hot, McIlroy from No. 1

Mahan keeps U.S hot, McIlroy from No. 1

The anticipated coronation of Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy as the world’s top-ranked golfer was denied in the Arizona desert Sunday by an American who cracked the Top 10 for the first time in his career. It [...]

Gonzaga No. 1 for finishing second

Gonzaga No. 1 for finishing second

In a twist exclusive to the highly revered and much-copied GolfersWest Coast Top 10 College Basketball poll, Gonzaga (23-5) was denied winning the West Coast Conference for the first time in 12 years yet has moved [...]

Mahan’s perspective on WGC victory

Mahan’s perspective on WGC victory

LAURA HILL: Let’s welcome our 2012 Accenture Match Play Championship winner, Hunter Mahan. Sounds good, I’m sure, your second World Golf Championship title, and only second person to do that before they’re 30. Give us some [...]

Trying to believe Braun, but. . .

Trying to believe Braun, but. . .

I really want to believe Ryan Braun. I want to accept his declaration of innocence as to how a urine sample taken during the National League post-season was somehow tainted by someone else. So far, that [...]

McIlroy wants to be young No. 1

McIlroy wants to be young No. 1

Rory McIlroy has the momentum and the motivation heading into his semifinal match Sunday against Lee Westwood at the WGC-Accunture Match Play Tournament at the Dove Mountain course in Tucson. “It’s the match that I wanted,” [...]

Daytona winner? Survivor of final 10

Daytona winner? Survivor of final 10

Predicting the winner of the Daytona 500 is always an exercise in uncertainty because it’s the most unpredictable race of the NASCAR season. Drivers race for three-plus hours in a 200-mph pack and one accidental – [...]