This is a gathering place to talk about sports beyond golf. After all, we can’t help ourselves. We spent our lifetimes covering a wide range of events, from the Olympics to the NCAAs, from World Series to Super Bowls. We have a passion for golf and a tendency to offer opinions on all sports. We enjoy the debate. Think of this space as folks just sitting around a table, maybe a cold one in our hands, and letting loose.

Archive for 'Beyond Golf'

Tiger tied to Dufner’s ex-wife?

Tiger tied to Dufner’s ex-wife?

The Golf Channel When Tiger Woods and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn announced their split in May, they cited their hectic travel schedules as the reason for their breakup. The National Enquirer reported Wednesday that there was another [...]

Support flees Trump; Will PGA be next?

Support flees Trump; Will PGA be next?

The Golf Channel Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to makes headlines after disparaging comments he made last week toward Mexicans in regard to border relations with the United States. Trump owns courses that have ties [...]

Open fan view: Tough but rewarding

Open fan view: Tough but rewarding

The grass is too brown and bumpy. It’s hard to reach the greens. It’s a much harder walk than anyone imagined. Yada, yada, yada… Have a tournament on a new course like Chambers Bay and someone [...]

Foursome forecast: Open stories galore

Foursome forecast: Open stories galore

ONE: Seven years have passed since Chambers Bay was awarded the 2015 U.S. Open. That was 2008 when the course was not even a year old. It has taken a lot of slow growing seasons and [...]

NL West: A three-peat for Dodgers

NL West: A three-peat for Dodgers

Another championship has been added to the Dodger Stadium landscape, but back-to-back National League West titles seem rather mundane to the storied franchise that hasn’t been a World Series champion since 1998. That’s nothing compared to [...]

AL West: Seattle Mariner rising?

AL West: Seattle Mariner rising?

The last time the Seattle Mariners were favored to win the American League West was when the franchise put together a team that virtually couldn’t lose. That was 2001, one of the most remarkable seasons in [...]

SB XLIX: It’s back-to-back, baby

SB XLIX: It’s back-to-back, baby

From EDITOR’S NOTE: Once again this year, football fans understand that the one place to go on the web that provides reliable, certifiable and justifiable opinion on Super Bowl XLIX it is, of course, Golferswest.com. As you [...]

HOF: Ten make the list; no PEDs

HOF: Ten make the list; no PEDs

List the players I selected on my Hall of Fame ballot? Are you kidding me? After what happened last year when a well-known national baseball voice used the three writers on this web site as one [...]

HOF: Four first-timers on my ballot

HOF: Four first-timers on my ballot

Just like last year, three new names on the Hall of Fame ballot I received in the mail jumped out at me, and the easy part was putting a check-mark in the boxes to the left of the names [...]

HOF: Separating great from good

HOF: Separating great from good

When it comes to voting for baseball’s Hall of Fame every year – and the criticism that inevitably follows – what it really comes down to is one’s perception of who was a ‘great’ player and [...]